Halcomb charged with wanton endangerment


Man arrested for marijuana trafficking

By Joe P. Asher - [email protected]



Curtis Halcomb


A Cumberland man is facing a charge wanton endangerment charge after allegedly threatening children swimming in a pool.

Curtis Halcomb, 29, was arrested on Thursday on three counts of wanton endangerment.

According to the citation, a woman stated that on July 6, three juveniles were swimming in their pool when Halcomb came onto the property. He then pulled a gun on the children and threatened to kill them. The Cumberland City Police were called. CPD Officer Kenny Raleigh was not able to locate the defendant and advised the woman to file charges against Halcomb.

Halcomb was arrested in Laurel County on the charges.

Halcomb was charged with three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment and lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $10,000 full cash bond.

In other police activity:

• Joshua Aslinger, 25, of Evarts, was arrested by Harlan County Sheriff’s Deputy Danny Lewis on Friday on a bench warrant. According to the citation, Aslinger was asked upon arrest and again at the jail if he had any contraband on him. Aslinger said he did not. He advised Harlan County Detention Center staff after the deputies left that he had a syringe in his pocket. Aslinger said he did not want the deputies to know he had the syringe.

Aslinger was charged with tampering with physical evidence and first-degree promoting contraband. He was lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $1,500 full cash bond and a $1,000 surety bond;

• Steven Adams, 24, of Loyall, was arrested by Loyall City Police Officer Mitch Alford on Saturday. According to the complaint, Adams sold one hand-rolled marijuana cigarette to a cooperating witness for $5 on July 13, 2015. Another complaint states he sold 1 gram of marijuana to a cooperating witness for $10 on July 1, 2015. He was charged with two counts of trafficking in marijuana and lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on two full cash bonds totaling $4,000;

• Debbie Hensley, 48, of Baxter, was arrested on an indictment warrant on Saturday. She was indicted for first-degree in trafficking a controlled substance and lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $2,500 full cash bond.

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Curtis Halcomb
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Man arrested for marijuana trafficking

By Joe P. Asher

[email protected]

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