Meth Trafficking, Possession Charges Prevalent During Grand Jury Session

Category: Area News

May 21, 2017 |

Six of eight cases before the Casey County Grand Jury during its most recent session involved Methamphetamine.

According to records in Circuit Clerk Craig Overstreet’s office, the grand jury returned indictments against the following persons:

  • Ronna L. Carmicle, 43, of Liberty – Promoting Contraband 1st Degree, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Kelly Brent Elmore, 45, of Kings Mountain – Burglary 1st Degree, Theft by Unlawful Taking (Firearm), Theft By Unlawful Taking Over $500 Value and Criminal Mischief 1st Degree
  • Michael Shannon Drury, 46, of Lancaster – Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree (two grams or more methamphetamine), Persistent Felony Offender 1st Degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Monnie Sue Reed, 39, of McKinney – Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree (two grams or more methamphetamine) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Lindsey Jo Edwards, 21, of Liberty – Promoting Contraband 1st Degree, Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Meth), Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd Degree (drug unspecified) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Deborah Jo Smith, 48, of Liberty – Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Meth), DUI, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Failure To or Improper Signal
  • Bradley Shane Payton, 30, of Stanford – Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Meth), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Illegal Possession of a Legend Drug and Public Intoxication
  • Ronnie Gene Godbey, 48, of Liberty – Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Meth) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

WKDO NEWS reminds you that an indictment by a grand jury “does not imply guilt”. An indictment means “probable cause” was established for the charges and further court action is warranted in these matters.