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Boyd jury returns 18 indictments

Aug. 22, 2013 @ 12:06 AM

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. -- A Boyd County grand jury returned 18 indictments Wednesday, about half of them involving drug cases, said Commonwealth's Attorney David Justice.

Joseph A. Johnson, 22, Jason A. Lewis, 30, and April D. Swanigan, 23, all of Olive Hill, Ky., were indicted on charges of manufacturing meth. Lewis also was charged with being a persistent felony offender.

Matthew J. Farris, 29, of Ashland, was indicted on trafficking in a controlled substance.

Sarah B. Pennington, 23, of Ashland, was indicted on a charge of trafficking in a controlled substance.

George L. McGranahan, 52, of Ashland, was indicted on a charge of trafficking in a controlled substance.

Shirley R. Conley, 45, of Ashland, was indicted on a charge of trafficking in a controlled substance.

Luke A. Bowden, 29, of Ashland, was indicted on charges of trafficking in a controlled substance, menacing, resisting arrest and being a persistent felony offender.

Thomas D. Lehmann, 24, of Nicholasville, Ky., was indicted on charges of burglary and being a persistent felony offender.

Jaclyn K. McGranahan, 35, of Ashland, was indicted on charges of forgery and receiving stolen property.

Jacqueline R. Baldwin, 36, of Ashland, was indicted on a charge of ;promoting contraband in the first degree.

Wanda J. Roberts, 44, of Louisa, Ky., was indicted on a charge of insurance fraud.

Michael A. Parrott, 28, of Ashland, was indicted on a charge of insurance fraud.

Susan P. Williams, 52, of Ashland, was indicted on a charge of insurance fraud.

Steven L. Rhoades, no age listed, of Ashland, was indicted on a charge of insurance fraud.

George T. Adkins Jr., 43, no address listed, was indicted on a charge of theft.

Laura S. Messer, 23, of Argillite, Ky., was indicted on a charge of shoplifting.

Timothy J. Sizemore, 25, of Flatwoods, Ky., was indicted on a charge of shoplifting.

(An indictment is a formal charge made against a person by a grand jury. It does not establish guilt or innocence.)

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