By Carl Keith Greene / Staff Writer
Fifty people were indicted by a Laurel County grand jury this month — 37 for drug-related offenses.
Four eastern Kentuckians were indicted on four counts Friday — Henry Clayton Smith of Hyden, Beuford Caldwell of Bear Branch, Eugene Brock of Hoskinnston and Billy Edward Brock of Hyden were each charged on or about Nov. 1, 2008 with possessing methamphetamine precursors.
Caldwell and Billy Brock were also charged with being persistent felony offenders.
Caldwell has a murder conviction from Leslie County. He had also been convicted of promoting contraband and possession of a controlled substance in Perry County.
Billy Brock was convicted of trafficking in a controlled substance in Grant County.
Three people — Lillian Ann Jones of Hyden and Tina L. Starks and James Elijah Causey, both of London — were indicted on unlawful possession of methamphetamine precursors for allegedly having pseudoephedrine in their possession during an incident on Dec. 4, 2008.
Jones was additionally charged with allegedly being a persistent felony offender because she had been previously convicted of possession of a controlled substance in Leslie County.
Linda Ann Hundley and James Everett Zeo, both of London, and Taresa G. Collins of Lily were indicted for unlawful possession of methamphetamine precursors, also pseudophedrine, for an incident that occured on Nov. 11, 2008.
Other indictments include:
• Kendra Nichole Sams, AKA, Kendra Sams Cole, Manchester, possessing methamphetamine precursors, possession of a controlled substance.
• Larry Wayne Moore, Manchester, possession of a controlled substance
• Charles Edward Gray, Manchester, possession of a controlled substance
• Fabian Lee Wilson, Manchester, possessing methamphetamine precursors
• Roger Alford Stewart, Staffordville, possesssing methamphetamine precursors, second-degree persistent felony offender
• Imogene Steward, AKA, Imogene Gilbert, possessing methamphetamine precursors and second-degree persistent felony offender
• Eric Donald Sizemore, East Bernstadt, possession of methamphetamine precursors and persistent felony offender
• Jerry Wayne Bowling, London, possession of methamphetamine precursors
Majority of those indicted in Laurel face drug charges
By Carl Keith Greene / Staff Writer
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