CATLETTSBURG Indictments from the Boyd County Grand Jury were unsealed Wednesday. They include cases involving allegations of trafficking in marijuana, sexual abuse, and receiving stolen property.

An indictment is not a conviction of guilt and all individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Jibri Russell, 26, of Ashland was indicted by the grand jury on charges of trafficking in marijuana, 8 oz. to 5 lbs. a second or greater offense, a class C felony, second degree possession of a controlled substance, a hallucinogen, a class A misdemeanor, third degree criminal mischief, a class B misdemeanor, theft by unlawful taking, a class A misdemeanor, second degree escape, a class D felony, and buying or possessing drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor, according to court documents. Russell was also charged by the grand jury as a first-degree persistent felony offender, based off previous convictions of trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, and trafficking in marijuana. Russell is being held on a $75,000 full cash bond.

Zachary S. Messer, 23, of Ashland was indicted by the grand jury on charges of trafficking in marijuana, 8 oz. to 5 lbs., a first offense, a class D felony, second degree possession of a controlled substance, a hallucinogen, a class A misdemeanor, and buying or possessing drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor, according to court documents. Messer is being held on a $10,000 full cash bond.

Tanner Dunlap, 22, of Ashland was indicted by the grand jury on charges of trafficking in marijuana, 8 oz. to 5 lbs., a first offense, a class D felony, second degree possession of a controlled substance, a hallucinogen, a class A misdemeanor, and buying or possessing drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor, according to court documents. Dunlap is being held on a $10,000 full cash bond.

Zachary A. Holder, 25, of Ashland was indicted by the grand jury on the charges of first degree trafficking in the controlled substance Methamphetamine, equal to two grams, a class C felony and second degree trafficking in a controlled substance, a hallucinogen, a class D felony, according to court documents. Holder is being held on a $50,000 full cash bond.

Tony E. Clarke, 50, of Flatwoods was indicted by the grand jury on the charges of first-degree sexual abuse, a class D felony, and third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, a class A misdemeanor, according to court documents. Clarke is being held on a $50,000 full cash bond.

Roy G. Bentley, 53, of South Point, Ohio was indicted by the grand jury on the charges of receiving stolen property under $10,000, a class D felony, and an added charge of first-degree persistent felony offender, according to court documents. Bentley was charged by the grand jury as a persistent felony offender based on previous convictions of second-degree burglary, first degree wanton endangerment, first degree bail jumping, second degree burglary, and theft by unlawful taking. Bentley is being held on a $20,000 full cash bond.

Sydney Dingess, 20, of Portsmouth, Ohio, was indicted by the grand jury on the charge of trafficking in the controlled substance heroin, a class C felony, according to court documents. Dingess is being held on a $50,000 full cash bond.

Melonie Rittenhouse Fraley, 45, of Ashland was indicted by the grand jury on the charge of first-degree wanton endangerment, a class D felony, according to court documents. Fraley is being held on a $20,000 full cash bond.

Lee Benson, 45, of Dayton, Ohio was indicted by the grand jury on the charges of possession of marijuana, a class B misdemeanor, and trafficking in the controlled substance heroin, a class C felony, according to court documents. Benson is being held on a $50,000 full cash bond.

Barbara Taylor, 52, of Catlettsburg was indicted by the grand jury on the charge of flagrant nonsupport, a class D felony, after arrearage of more than $16,120.02 resulting in her children being placed in destitute circumstances, according to court documents. Taylor is being held on a $16,200 full cash bond.

William K. Elkins Jr., 39, of Chesapeake, Ohio was indicted by the grand jury on the charges of theft by unlawful taking, a class D felony, and second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, a class D felony, according to court documents. Elkins Jr. is being held on a $20,000 full cash bond.

Austin S. Randolph, 25, of Chesapeake, Ohio was indicted by the grand jury on the charges of theft by unlawful taking, a class D felony, and second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, a class D felony, according to court documents. Randolph is being held on a $20,000 full cash bond.

Eric C. Justice, 38, of Grayson, was indicted by the grand jury on the charge of fraudulent use of a credit card, a class D felony, and was charged by the grad jury as a first-degree persistent felony offender, according to court documents. Justice was charged as a persistent felony offender based off previous convictions of fraudulent use of a credit card, theft by unlawful taking, third degree burglary, receiving stolen property, and second-degree burglary. Justice is being held on a $20,000 full cash bond.

John N. Barker, 29, of Ashland was indicted by the grand jury on the charge of trafficking in the controlled substance heroin, a class C felony, according to court documents. Barker is being held on a $50,000 full cash bond.

Daniel H. Beam, 21, of Ashland was indicted on the charge trafficking in the controlled substance heroin, a class C felony, according to court documents. Beam is being held on a $50,000 full cash bond.

Tyler M. Norkett, 26, of Ashland was indicted by the grand jury on the charge of theft by unlawful taking, auto at $10,000 or more, a class C felony, according to court documents. Norkett is being held on a $40,000 full cash bond.

Kayla N. Roberts, 30, of Ashland was indicted by the grand jury on the charge of second-degree burglary, a class C felony, according to court documents. Roberts is being held on a $20,000 full cash bond.

Jennifer Leigh Moore, 36, of Rush was indicted by the grand charge of second-degree burglary, a class C felony, according to court documents. Moore is being held on a $20,000 full cash bond.

Cole H. Salyer, 34, of Lexington was indicted by the grand jury on the charges of third degree criminal trespassing, a violation, giving officer false identifying information, a class B misdemeanor, first degree possession of a controlled substance, a class D felony, and third degree assault on a police officer, a class D felony, according to court documents. Salyer is being held on a $50,000 full cash bond.

Angela J. Gannon, 53, of Ashland was indicted by the grand jury on the charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence, aggravating circumstances, second offense, a class A misdemeanor, first degree possession of the controlled substance heroin, a class D felony, buying or possessing drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor, operating on a suspended license, a class B misdemeanor, no registration, a violation, third degree possession of a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor, failure to maintain insurance, a class B misdemeanor, and failure to register transfer of motor vehicle, a class A misdemeanor, according to court documents. Gannon is being held on a $50,000 full cash bond.

Ted D. Jacobs, 40, of Ashland was indicted by the grand jury on the charge of first-degree stalking, a class D felony, according to court documents. Jacobs was also charged by the grand jury as a first-degree persistent felony offender based off previous convictions of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first degree fleeing or evading police, and convicted felon in possession of a firearm. Jacobs is being held on a $50,000 full cash bond.

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