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An Adair County Grand Jury has returned indictments against 7 individuals:
 
  1. James T. Hash, Bridgeport Circle, Columbia, KY - Charged with 96 counts. Counts 1-16 - Rape, 1st degree. Counts 17-32 - Sodomy, 1st degree. Counts 33-48 - Sexual abuse, 1st degree. Counts 49-64 - Rape, 1st degree. Counts 65-80 - Sodomy, 1st degree. Counts 81-96 - Sexual abuse, 1st degree. Bail set at $100,000 cash.
  2. Tyler Jospeh Salmon, Yates St., Columbia, KY - Count 1 - Trafficking in marijuana, 8oz-5lbs, 1st offense. Count 2 - Possession of drug paraphernalia. 
  3. Nikki Lynn Riter, Guthrie St., Columbia, KY -  Count 1 - Trafficking in marijuana, 8oz-5lbs. Count 2 - Possession of a controlled substance, 1st degree, 1st offense. Count 3 - Possession of drug paraphernalia. 
  4. Armando Penaloza, aka Armendo Penaloza, Carrie Bolin Dr., Columbia, KY - Count 1 - Assault, 2nd degree. Count 2 - Alcohol intoxication in a public place. 
  5. Aylia R. Hurt, Beech Rd., Burkesville, KY - Count 1 - Promoting contraband, 1st degree. Count 2 - Possession of a controlled substance, 2nd degree. Count 3 - Possession of a controlle substance, 3rd degree. 
  6. Billy Huddleston, Jr., Hwy 768 E., Columbia, KY - Count 1 - Video Voyeurism. Count 2 - Voyeurism. Count 3 - Promoting a minor under age sixteen in a sexual performance. Count 4 - Promoting a minor under age sixteen in a sexual performance. Count 5 - Criminal attempt to commit promoting a minor under age 16 in a sexual performance. 
  7. Stephanie L. Cruse, Sam Gentry Rd., Greensburg, KY - Count 1 - Trafficking in a controlled substance, 1st degree, 1st offense, 10+ DU opiates.