Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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June 18, 2013

Sentencing in Carter drug trafficking case

ASHLAND — Five people were sentenced to prison terms last week in a federal drug-trafficking case that involved selling cocaine and pills in Carter County, according to court documents.

Two of the five will spend 10 years behind bars and the others will serve lesser sentences, according to documents.

The sentences include:

-Francisco Camacho Jr., Ten years in prison followed by four years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute cocaine. The court recommended he serve his term near Grayson.

-Ruth Locklear, 10 years in prison and eight years supervised release for conspiracy to distribute over 500 grams of cocaine.

-Luis Perez Diaz, five years and six months in prison and four years supervised release for conspiracy to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine.

-Jose Leon Hernandez, four years and nine months in prison and four years supervised release for conspiracy to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine. The court recommended he serve his sentence in a facility close to Ashland.

-Morgan McDavid, six months behind bars, si months home detention and three years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute oxycodone. The court recommended she serve her sentence in the Carter County Detention Center.

Another defendant in the case, Robin Ingram, was sentenced May 31 to six months in prison, six months of home detention and three years supervised release.

The defendants admitted to trafficking on cocaine and oxycodone in Carter County from Sept. 2011 to Sept. 2012. During that time, Kentucky State Police bought 628 oxycodone pills and 17 grams of cocaine from them, according to court records.  

MIKE JAMES can be reached at mjames@dailyindependent.com or (606) 326-2652.

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