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Indictments issued for drug-related charges in Bullitt County

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 SHEPHERDSVILLE - Several individuals have been indicted for drug-related charges in Bullitt County.

The Bullitt County Grand Jury indicted the following:

*William F. Underwood and Nora L. Underwood - indicted for complicity to manufacture methamphetamine, complicity to possession of a controlled substance and complicity to possession of drug paraphernalia.

William Underwood is also charged with wanton endangerment and being a persistent felony offense. The one charge is due to allegedly putting two detectives with the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department in danger.

According to the indictment, the pair had chemicals and equipment needed to make meth on April 5, 2011. They also had cocaine, according to the indictment.

The most serious charge is a Class B felony punishable by 10-20 years. For William Underwood, that could be enhanced due to three past felony charges.

*Jeremy C. Burton - charged with manufacturing meth and trafficking in a controlled substance.

The indictment alleges that on April 3, 2012, Burton had chemicals and equipment needed to manufacture meth. 

Also, between January and April 3, 2012, Burton allegedly tried to sell meth to others.

The most serious of the charges is a Class B felony punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

Cook investigated the case.

*Shelly Blakley - charged with manufacturing meth and being a persistent felony offender.

On March 21, 2012, Blakley allegedly had the chemicals and equipment needed to make methamphetamine.

The Class B felony is punishable by 10-20 years in prison but that could return Blakley to state prison.

Deputy Dale Pressley of the sheriff’s department investigated the case.

*Casey M. Warren and Curtis Pack Jr. - each charted with complicity to manufacture meth and three counts of complicity to controlled substance.

The indictment alleges that on April 5, 2012, the pair had chemicals and equipment needed to manufacture meth. It also says that they put three children in danger due to their alleged actions.

The most serious of the charges is a Class B felony punishable by 10-20 years in prison.

The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department drug task force was in charge of the investigation.

*Carl H. Wilson - charged with trafficking in a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.

The indictment alleges that on Feb. 3, 2012, Wilson had 15 dosage units of oxycodone in his possession with the intent to sell.

The Class C felony is punishable by 5-10 years in prison. Deputy Chad Kolter of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department investigated.

*Charles L. Prather - charged with possession of a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence and being a persistent felony offender.

The indictment alleges that on March 9, 2012, Prather had cocaine in his possession and then tried to destroy the evidence. The Class D felony could be enhanced due to a 2005 conviction in Jefferson County.

*Ledian Iglesias - charged with possession of a controlled substance, fleeing police and tampering with physical evidence.

The indictment alleges that on March 13, 2012, Iglesias possessed cocaine and tried to flee the police and then tried to destroy evidence.

All are Class D felonies punishable by 1-5 years in prison.

Deputy Billy Allen and Cook investigated the case.

*Zachary K. Johnson-Black - charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance.

Johnson-Black allegedly had cocaine and morphine in his possession on May 2, 2011. These are Class D felonies, which could lead to a prison sentence of 1-5 years.

The Bullitt County Sheriff’s Department investigated.

An indictment does not mean guilt or innocence. It only means that at least nine of the 12 grand jurors felt there was enough evidence to move forward with a criminal trial.