2 indicted for robbery


Man arrested for wanton endangerment

By Joe P. Asher - [email protected]



Cassey Bryant


Rebecca Cornett


Two Harlan women have been indicted for allegedly robbing a man at gunpoint on Christmas Day.

Cassey Nicole Bryant, 32, and Rebecca Cornett, 28, were arrested on indictment warrants by Kentucky State Police Trooper Andy Soltess on Wednesday.

According to arrest warrants obtained by Soltess on Jan. 8, Bryant, Cornett and another co-defendant, Dwayne Harris, robbed a man at gunpoint on Dec. 25.

The indictments were handed down by the grand jury on March 7. The indictment against Bryant contains six counts, including robbery, wanton endangerment and persistent felony offender. The indictment against Cornett contains five counts including robbery and terroristic threatening.

Bryant was indicted for first-degree robbery, two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, two counts of third-degree terroristic threatening and persistent felony offender. She was lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $2,500 full cash bond.

Cornett was indicted for first-degree robbery, two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment and two counts of third-degree terroristic threatening. She was lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $1,000 unsecured bond.

Soltess presented evidence to the grand jury resulting in the indictments.

In other police activity, Anthony M. Durham, 60, of Wallins, was arrested by Soltess on Saturday.

According to the citation, police received a complaint Durham was involved in an altercation with his ex-wife. The victim stated Durham sped off in a vehicle while she was attempting to get personal property from inside the vehicle. The victim stated this was done intentionally and caused injury to her face, leg and foot.

Durham was charged with first-degree wanton endangerment and lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $5,000 full cash bond.

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Cassey Bryant
http://harlandaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_CasseyBryant.jpgCassey Bryant

Rebecca Cornett
http://harlandaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_RebeccaCornett.jpgRebecca Cornett
Man arrested for wanton endangerment

By Joe P. Asher

[email protected]

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