Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)


February 3, 2012

Three indicted for grave marker theft

Feb.3, 2012 — Three Carter County men were indicted Jan. 20 on charges relating to the theft of grave markers for Veterans.

Derrick K. Hale, 24, Gregory S. Waugh, 23, both of Hitchins, and Justin Martinez, 18, of Olive Hill, were indicted Jan 20 on four counts of violating graves by intentionally removing United States Military Veterans grave markers from graves.   All four charges are Class D felonies.

Hale was also indicted on four counts of being a persistent felony offender, a Class C. felony. 

In a separate indictment, Hale faces one count of second degree burglary, a Class C felony; third degree burglary, a Class D felony; receiving stolen property, a Class D felony; and three counts of second degree being a persistent felony offender.

Look for a full list of Jan. 20 indictments in Wednesday’s edition of the Journal-Times.

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