A Russell Co. man has been indicted on multiple counts of Rape, Incest and Sodomy.
41-year-old Billy Joe Bennett of Russell Springs, KY was indicted by a Russell Circuit Court Grand Jury on Tuesday for 48 counts of Rape, Incest and Sodomy. According to the indictment, Bennett engaged in deviate sexual intercourse with a relative less than 12 years old.
Other Indictments Include:
Mitchell McCarty, 27, Russell Springs, KY - Assault, 1st Degree and Wanton Endangerment, 1st Degree. According to the indictment, while under the influence of drugs or other intoxicating substances, McCarty caused a wreck that resulted in serious physical injury to Anthony Lawhorn.
Shelby A. McGowan, 65, Russell Springs, KY - 1 count of Assault, 2nd Degree; 3 counts of Assault, 4th Degree; 5 counts of Wanton Endangerment; Terroristic Threatening, Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest. According to the indictment, Shelby McGowan intentionally caused physical injury to Larry McGowan by hitting him in the head with a wooden mallet, and also caused physical injury to Peggy McGowan and Kressa Bunch. The indictment also says that Shelby McGowan pointed a gun at AND threatened to kill James McGowan, Peggy McGowan, Lela McGowan and Kressa Bunch.
Robert Bryant, 55, Horse Cave, KY - DUI, 4th or greater offense; Careless Driving; Failure to Wear Seat Belt; Failure to Produce Insurance Card; Improper Registration Plate; No/Expired Registration Receipt; Possession of Open Alcohol Beverage Container; Operating on a Suspended License.