Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Local News

December 11, 2012

Boyd County Indictments

CATLETTSBURG — The following defendants were named in indictments returned last week by a Boyd County grand jury:

‰Ricky L. Collins, 37, of Ashland, charged with drug trafficking and persistent felony offender.

‰Samantha Roberts, 23, of Ashland, charged with two counts of drug trafficking.

‰Erica M. Steele, 29, of Ashland, charged with two counts of drug trafficking and with persistent felony offender.

‰Richard A. Selvage, 30, of Ashland, charged with two counts of drug trafficking.

‰Edgar Nelson, 47, of Ashland, charged with two counts of drug trafficking.

‰Robert J. Westmoreland, 34, of Ashland, charged with two counts of drug trafficking and with persistent felony offender.

‰Julia A. Smith, 25, of Flatwoods, charged with drug trafficking.

‰Heather M. Martin, 33, of Ironton, charged with three counts of drug trafficking.

‰Kathy L. Gannon, 57, of South Point, charged with drug trafficking.

‰Christine A. Johnson, 43, of Ashland, charged with four counts of drug trafficking.

‰Katrina M. Harris, 51, of Ironton, charged with drug trafficking.

‰Jerome D. Elson, 38, of of Ashland, charged with two counts of drug trafficking.

‰Jessica R. Vannatter, 34, of Ashland, charged with two counts of drug trafficking and with persistent felony offender.

‰Brian L. Vannatter, 37, of Ashland, charged with drug trafficking.

‰Clayton A. Pate, 29, of Ashland, charged with two counts of drug trafficking.

‰Joshua A. Gamble, 27, of Wurtland, charged with drug trafficking and persistent felony offender.

‰Thomas E. Gamble Jr., 30, of Greenup, charged with three counts of drug trafficking.

‰Roger D. Moore, 51, no address listed, charged with drug trafficking.

‰Sharon Bustetter, 47, of Ashland, charged with drug trafficking.

‰Joyce N. Puryear, 37, of Ashland, charged with drug trafficking.

‰Lisa A. Adams, 41, of Ashland, charged with drug trafficking.

‰Ronald S. Bland, 23, of Ashland, charged with drug trafficking.

‰James R. Bailey, 32, of Coal Grove, charged with persistent felony offender.

‰Terrence K. Cochran, 34, of Ashland, charged with peristent felony offender.

A grand jury indictment is a formal accusation of a crime and does not establish guilt.

KENNETH HART can be reached at khart@dailyindependent.com or (606) 326-2654.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • Families invited for Fun in the Park

     Free cotton candy, hot dogs and entertainment for an entire day is what Bridges Christian Church in Russell is offering local families during Fun in the Park this weekend.
     

    August 1, 2014

  • AEP reports stolen copper, fence damage

     All that glitters is not gold — sometimes, it's also copper.
     

    August 1, 2014

  • Probe of Fairview begins

    Four investigators from the state Office of Education Accountability spent much of Thursday interviewing school officials in a probe of alleged school law violations in the Fairview Independent School District.

    July 31, 2014

  • Grant helps Elliott County High School with $1.7 million geothermal renovation

    Elliott County School District Superintendent Dr. Carl Potter II remembers the night a few years ago when the lights went out in the middle of an Elliott County boys basketball game and interrupted it for some 20 minutes while the lights powered up.

    July 31, 2014

  • Heroin overdose deaths continue to rise

    The Kentucky state legislature passed a sweeping overhaul to its prescription drug law in the summer of 2012 after a flood of overdose deaths, making it significantly harder for people to access dangerous addictive drugs from doctors.

    July 31, 2014

  • Morehead man faces drug charges

    A Morehead man is facing multiple drug charges after taking possession of a suspicious package mailed to his home on Dillon Lane, according to the Kentucky State Police.

    July 31, 2014

  • Highlands’ Artists Market to begin today

    Up-and-coming artists are being offered a rare chance to show and sell their work during the First Friday art walk.

    July 31, 2014

  • Dogonline.jpg 'Educate and entertain'

    A local theater group is shooting for changing the area’s theater scene.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • 07/31/2014 — What's Happening

    Local news

    July 31, 2014

  • News in brief, 07/31/14

    About 450 marijuana plants were confiscated during an eradication effort in Lawrence County on Tuesday.

    July 30, 2014