Twenty individuals were indicted on drug-related charges this week by a Pulaski County grand jury, following an investigation by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department.

Those indicted include:

• Joshua E. Snell, 29, 10326 Ky. 1003, Somerset, was charged with possession of a controlled substance (cocaine), first offense; possession of drug paraphernalia, first offense; and operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license.

• Joshua L. Tucker, 23, 139 Lanetown Road, Nancy, was charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance; possession of drug paraphernalia; and being a persistent felony offender second degree.

• Noel J. Haste, 42, 85 Poynter Road, Nancy, was charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance; cultivation of marijuana (less than five plants); and possession of drug paraphernalia, first offense.

• Johnny D. Brassfield, 22, South U.S. 27, Bronston, was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine.

• Joseph J. Young, 34, 206 Briarwood Drive, Bronston, was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and receiving stolen property (firearm).

• Bobby G. Tarter, 30, 1086 Branch Road, Nancy, was charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified); being a persistent felony offender second degree; and operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license.

• Eric K. Owens, 25, 2112 Sunday Drive, Somerset, was charged with first-degee trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense.

• Jonathan Owens, 22, 315 High Street, Somerset, was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense.

• Efrem Z. Jones, 35, Rt. 4 Box 140 E, Monticello, was charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first offense.

• John E. Cummins, 23, 224 Magnolia Ave., Somerset, was charged with second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense (drug unspecified).

• Michael S. Foster, 22, 265 Whitson Road, Somerset, was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense (heroin).

• Erik R. Foster, 25, 1010 Winding Ridge Drive, Somerset, was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense (drug unspecified).

• Jonathan R. Fortenberry, 72 Danny Drive, Burnside, was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense.

• Ronald O. Fields, 56, 367 Jones Knob Road, Somerset, was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense.

• Glenn A. Bryant, 37, 23 Bryant Road, Whitley City, was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense.

• Edward L. Decker, 48, West London Ave., Lexington, was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense; and being a persistent felony offender second degree.

• Amy M. Bryant, 29, 23 Bryant Road, Whitley City, was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense.

• Dylan J. Burton, 29, 95 Hickory Nut Ridge Road, Nancy, was charged with cultivation of marijuana (five or more plants).

• Stephanie N. Jones, 24, 11 Cundiff Drive, Somerset, was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first offense (cocaine).

• Debra K. Hammond, 45, 102 Ky. 1247, Somerset, was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (drug unspecified).

The 20 people are currently wanted on Pulaski Circuit Court warrants of arrest. If anyone has any information on these individuals, they are urged to contact the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department at 606-678-5145.

Pulaski County Sheriff Todd Wood also requests that anyone with any information on illegal drug activity contact his office with the information. Anyone who would like to report illegal drug activity can do so anonymously.

“We investigate all complaints and information provided on illegal drug activity,” said Wood.

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