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5 inmates indicted in Northpoint riots

DANVILLE — Five inmates were indicted Monday in connection with the August riot at Northpoint Training Center near Danville.

The five are Kurt Robert Smith, Aaron Lee Fisk, Mackenzie Curry, Bobby Hoskins Jr. and Newell Stacy, according to the indictments. All five were charged with first-degree riot in the incident.

Curry, Stacy, Hoskins and Fisk were each charged with first-degree arson. Smith was indicted on a count of third-degree assault for allegedly using an object to strike and injure corrections officer Jesus Cabera.

The men were the first of at least 100 inmates at Northpoint expected to be charged in the riot in which inmates burned several buildings. Eight inmates and eight guards were injured in the melee.

Curry's indictment says that he "started a fire with the intent to destroy or damage Dorm number three."

Stacy and Fisk's indictments say they started a fire in a multi-purpose building. Hoskins' indictment says he started a fire in the canteen building.

Arraignment dates for the five will not be scheduled until the indictments have been served. Many inmates have been placed in other prisons across the state since the riot.

The indictment for Curry, 25, gave his address as Little Sandy Correctional Complex in Sandy Hook; Smith, 26, is at Kentucky State Reformatory at LaGrange; Hoskins, 41, is at Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville; and Fisk, 22, remains at Northpoint.

The indictment for Stacy, 39, gave no address but the state Department of Corrections' Offender Online Lookup System lists him as being at Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville.

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