Carolyn Fleegle

Five Perry County Residents Indicted on Drug Charges

by Carolyn Fleegle on March 1, 2010 at 1:40 am

A Perry County Grand Jury has indicted five people on felony drug charges.

Sgt. Kevin Starrett with the Perry County Sheriff’s Office says 23-year-old Ryan Couch of Roseville has been charged with two counts of trafficking in dangerous drugs.

32 -year-old Matthew Stoneburner also of Roseville is facing a charge of aggravated possession of drugs and tampering with evidence.

40-year-old Kevin Simon of New Lexington has been charged with aggravated trafficking in drugs with a forfeiture specification.

42-year-old Donna Jenkins also of New Lexington has been charged with complicity to aggravated trafficking in drugs and permitting drug abuse.

Finally, 26-year-old Mark Pride III of Crooksville has been charged with possession of cocaine and three counts of endangering children.

Sgt. Starrett says the charges are the result of individual investigations involving the five suspects beginning in August of 2009 to January of 2010.

He says they are all scheduled to be arraigned in court next week.