Endangerment indictment


Man allegedly threatened woman, fired gun

By Joe P. Asher - [email protected]



Donnie Riechman


A Cumberland man has been indicted on charges including wanton endangerment after allegedly shooting a gun in the air and threatening to shoot a woman.

Donnie Riechman, 37, was arrested on an indictment warrant by Harlan County Sheriff’s Deputy Bill Howard on Tuesday.

According to the indictment handed down by the grand jury on Feb. 1, Riechman created substantial danger of death or injury to another person on Aug. 31, 2010, by shooting a gun in the air after threatening to shoot a female. The four-count indictment also states Riechman, a convicted felon, was in possession of a handgun.

Riechman was indicted for first-degree wanton endangerment, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, third-degree terroristic threatening and second-degree persistent felony offender.

He was lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $5,000 surety bond.

In other police activity:

• Gary W. Goins, 40, of Lynch, was served an indictment warrant on Monday. Goins was indicted for manufacturing methamphetamine, first-degree controlled substance endangerment to a child, first-degree possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, endangering the welfare of a minor and second degree persistent felony offender. He was lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $25,000 full cash bond;

• Lawrence Lucas, 33, of Lynch, was served with an indictment warrant on Tuesday by Benham City Police Chief Ryan Shepherd. Lucas was indicted for first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and second-degree persistent felony offender. He was lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center;

• Samantha Smith, 29, of Harlan, was served an indictment warrant at the Harlan Detention Center on Tuesday. She was indicted for two counts each of manufacturing methamphetamine, unlawful possession of a meth precursor and first-degree possession of a controlled substance. She was lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $3,000 full cash bond.

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Man allegedly threatened woman, fired gun

By Joe P. Asher

[email protected]

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