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Man indicted for home burglary

A Lancaster man was indicted for allegedly breaking into a home, and remaining inside when the owner returned.

Jesse Noe, 40, was indicted for a single count of second-degree burglary.

Nicholasville Police officers were called to a home at 405 Wichita Drive at 11:53 a.m. Jan. 29 when the homeowner returned and found someone standing inside the residence. Police said they also found an open window.

The suspect fled before officers arrived.

A short time later, officers located a person matching the homeowner’s description at Bellechase and Nottaway Drive. Officers recovered several rings and a watch from the suspect, which belonged to the homeowner. Officers also recovered a knife and a screwdriver.

The Jessamine County grand jury also returned the following indictments:

— Jeremy Bartlett, theft by unlawful taking, custodial interference.

— Donald Ellis, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (two counts), possession of drug paraphernalia.

— Joseph Houp, first-degree possession of a controlled substance.

— Taylor Smith, first-degree promoting contraband, second-degree possession of a controlled substance, second-degree persistent felony offender.

— Derrick Stephens, first-degree promoting contraband, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana.

— Teresa Wiese, theft of identity, second-degree fleeing or evading police, public intoxication, first-degree persistent felony offender.

— Kristie Michelle Anderson, receiving stolen property.

— Troy Bullitt, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence.

— Shana Lynn Carpenter, theft by unlawful taking, first-degree possession of a controlled substance.

— Stephen Lee, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first-degree promoting contraband, possession of marijuana.

— Andrew Morgan, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, driving under the influence (third offense), possession of drug paraphernalia, no insurance, possession of marijuana.

— Terri Lynn Suter, driving under the influence (fourth offense), driving on a DUI-suspended operator’s license (second offense), no insurance (second offense), no or expired registration plate.

— Rosalind White, theft of identity, second-degree fleeing or evading police, resisting arrest.

— Jerold Wesson, third-degree burglary.

About Fred Petke

Fred Petke is a reporter for The Winchester Sun, the Jessamine Journal and the State Journal. His beats include cops, courts, fire, public records, city and county government and other news. To contact Fred, email fred.petke@bluegrassnewsmedia.com or call 859-759-0051.

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