Four Floyd County residents were indicted by the grand jury last week for illegally trafficking drugs.
Donnie Bentley, 44, of Prestonsburg, Jason Jarrell, 41, of Weeksbury, Nicholas Parsons, 22, of Allen, and Selina Lawrence, 26, of Martin, were each indicted on trafficking and other charges.
The case against Bentley was filed by the Prestonsburg Police Department. He is charged with DUI, driving on a suspended license, third-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and trafficking in a controlled substance, over two grams of methamphetamine.
The Prestonsburg Police Department arrested Bentley in October 2018, following a traffic stop on Watergap Road. Officers claimed that Bentley was driving under the influence and he had approximately 10 grams of suspected methamphetamine when he was pulled over that day.
Jarrell was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and first-degree possession of a controlled substance on Nov. 26, 2018, according to the indictment.
He has another trafficking-related case that is pending a review by the grand jury.
In that case, Jarrell was arrested in March for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first- and third-degree possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Kentucky State Police alleged at the time of that arrest that Jarrell was manufacturing methamphetamine in a home at Weeksbury.
He’s scheduled to be arraigned on the charges alleged in this indictment in July.
Lawrence was indicted on numerous charges related to drug trafficking.
The grand jury alleges that Lawrence trafficked more than two grams of methamphetamine and another undisclosed controlled substance in June 2018.
She was also indicted for two counts of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, second-degree possession of a controlled substance, third-degree possession of a controlled substance, first-degree promoting contraband and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Parsons was charged by the grand jury with DUI, trafficking less than eight ounces of marijuana, a misdemeanor and first-degree possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine.