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Grand jury indicts five

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By The Staff

 An Oldham County grand jury recently handed up the following indictments:

• Edward R. Patterson Jr., 25, is indicted for second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, no or expired Kentucky Registration Plate and display of illegal or altered registration plate.

According to the indictment, on Aug. 20, he distributed ecstasy, a Schedule 1 non-narcotic. 

• Patrick S. Dixon, 42, is indicted for first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license and careless driving.

According to the indictment, on April 18, he knowingly or unlawfully possessed cocaine, a Schedule 2 controlled substance and he possessed objects used for introducing a controlled substance into the human body.

• Samuel A. Wilson, 46, is indicted for theft of identity.

According to the indictment, he used identifying information of another person with the intent to represent he is that person. 

• Jodie L. Heaton, 32, is indicted for seven counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and first-degree persistent felony offense.

According to the indictment, on March 13, May 1, May 30, July 10, and June 20, she possessed forged checks for $425, $650, $650, $1,000, $2,447.87, $708. 65, and $2468.02 knowing they were forged, and with the intent to defraud, deceive and injure another. 

Heaton’s persistent felony offense charge stems from a 2004 conviction of obtaining or attempting to obtain a controlled substance by fraud or deceit for which she received a one-year sentence with the Department of Corrections; a 2004 conviction of criminal possession of a forged prescription and three counts of obtaining controlled substance by forgery, for which she received a three-and-a-half-year sentence with the DOC; and a 2005 conviction of 14 counts of obtaining or attempting to obtain a controlled substance by fraud or deceit, six counts of forgery of a prescription and four counts of fraudulent insurance acts, for which she received a five-year sentence with the DOC.

• Michael A. Parsons, 40, is indicted for first-degree possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to the indictment, on April 18, he possessed cocaine, a Schedule 2 controlled substance, and objects intended for introducing a controlled substance into the human body.