Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

December 11, 2012

Boyd County Indictments

Kenneth Hart
The Independent

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.