Multiple people charged with hindering prosecution in Pikeville officer's murder case
Multiple people are charged with hindering prosecution in connection with Pikeville officer Scotty Hamilton's murder case.
Kentucky State Police say Michael and Greg Slone are both charged with hindering prosecution. Greg Slone is also charged with promoting contraband.
According to their arrest citations, police say Amanda Dotson, and Jeanne Blackburn helped transport and hide John Russell Hall from police following Officer Hamilton's shooting.
Police have not said what their specific roles were in connection with this case.
Police said John Russell Hall contacted Amanda Dotson and Michael Slone and asked for transportation to a different location. Police said Dotson provided the vehicle and she and Michael Slone picked up and drove John Russell Hall to Greg Slone's house.
Police said all four were all at Greg Slone's home at the time when they arrested Hall.
All four knew Hall as wanted by police and are charged with hindering prosecution or apprehension 1st degree, according to KSP.
A fifth person, Curtis Hall, was arrested at the scene of the shooting Tuesday night. Police said Hall was under the influence of drugs and fled the scene. Police found Curtis Hall hiding in bushes in a yard and arrested him.
John Hall is charged with murdering Hamilton Tuesday night. He pleaded not guilty and is being held in the Pike County Detention Center on no bond.