Five persons were indicted by a Rowan County grand jury June 21 for their alleged involvement in a criminal syndicate.

Moses Wright, 49, Thomas Melvin Wallace, 40, Lachan R. Moore, 27, Dominic Adams, 36, and Andre Hall, 31, were indicted for engaging in organized crime when they allegedly trafficked in heroin May 10-31.

In a separate indictment, Wright was charged with two counts trafficking in a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia when he allegedly trafficked in 1,180 grams of cocaine and had digital scales, spoons and baggies in his possession on May 31.

Adams, Wallace, Moore and Hall were indicted for trafficking in a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia when they allegedly trafficked in heroin and had digital scales, spoons and baggies in their possession on May 31.

Others indicted were:

• Thomas R. Bowman, 23, for promoting contraband when he allegedly brought heroin into the Rowan County Detention Center on April 6.

• Amanda Burns, 35, for wanton endangerment when she allegedly let her 2-year-old son wander outside the home and out in the street with traffic on Oct. 24, 2017.

• Bobby Carter, 40, for receiving stolen property and carrying a concealed weapon when he allegedly had a $2,000 2005 Toyota Camry reported stolen by Billy Layne of Olive Hill, and concealed a dagger-style knife under his leg while operating a vehicle on May 8.

• Gregory P. Hall, 34, for alleged manufacturing methamphetamine, one headlight, operating on suspended or revoked license, two counts possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of methamphetamine precursor and possession of drug paraphernalia when he allegedly was in possession of suboxone, meth and pseudoephedrine on April 11.

• Gary Jeffries, 41, for promoting contraband when he allegedly brought suboxone into the jail on May 6.

• Kurt Hord, 26, for receiving stolen property and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon when he allegedly pawned a 12-gauge shotgun at Kentucky Gun and Pawn that was stolen from Michael Yates of Corbin on May 4.

• Daniel Moore, 31, for alleged possession of firearm by a convicted felon on May 4.

• Jacob Jennings, 21, for promoting contraband, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, giving peace officer a false name and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon when he allegedly brought meth into the jail and had marijuana, and scales and a measuring spoon in his possession on April 30.

• Levi Lewis, 28, for two counts assault when he allegedly spit in the face of deputy jailer Colin Tipps and spit at sergeant Travis Archer on May 21.

• Austin Tanner Netherly, 20, for burglary and assault when he allegedly unlawfully remained in the home of Andrea Kaichi and hit Kaichi with a door knocking her down on April 2.

• Chasity Dawn Williams, 37, for promoting contraband when she allegedly brought heroin and meth into the jail on Feb. 7.

• Tina Faye Jent, 43, and Jamie Ray Dehart, 45, for three counts burglary and theft by unlawful taking when they allegedly unlawfully remained the homes of Mr. Autterson, Rhonda Possenecker and Virginia Walsh and Gerald McDaniel with the intent to commit a crime and taking a $3,500 motor home between Oct. 16 and Nov. 22, 2018.

• Troy D. Earles, 46, and Shelby R. Monk, 27, for theft by deception when they allegedly wrote a $1,480 check knowing it would not be honored on Oct. 29, 2017.

• Matthew A. Bentley, 36, for two counts possession of a controlled substance and tampering with physical evidence when he allegedly was in possession of oxymorphone and Alprazolam and threw evidence into the woods when asked by officers to come inside on May 6.

• Luke C. Potter, 26, for trafficking in a controlled substance when he allegedly trafficked in Clonazepam with 1,000 feet of the Morehead Inspiration Center.

Potter also was indicted for possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance (suboxone), illegal possession Legend drug and trafficking in marijuana.

• Jasper Bryan, 27, for burglary and criminal littering when he allegedly unlawfully remained in the home of Charles Piper with the intent to commit a crime and throwing trash on the roadside on Nichols Branch on May 2.

• In a separate indictment, Bryan was indicted for promoting contraband when he allegedly brought oxycodone into the jail on May 6.

• Elinda Hale, 45, for promoting contraband when she allegedly brought meth into the jail on Jan. 6.

• Travis R. Hamm, 35, for aggravated trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, carrying a concealed weapon, no/expired registration plates, no/expired registration receipt, improper registration and failure to wear seat belts when he allegedly trafficked in 225.553 grams of Fentanyl on April 19.

In a separate indictment, Hamm was indicted for receiving stolen property when he allegedly had a $2,500 stolen Dodge Ram pickup in his possession on Jan. 9.

• Valeri Jones, 34, also known as Valeri Sexton, for alleged possession of a handgun by a convicted felon on April 15.

• Daniel W. Reynolds, 33, for alleged operating a motor vehicle while license revoked or suspended for DUI, failure to improper signal and no brake lights on Feb. 15.

• Troy Redden, 34, for criminal possession of a forged instrument when he allegedly passed a counterfeit $100 bill at Pizza Hut and possession of a forged instrument when he was allegedly in possession of meth on Jan. 12.

• Jennie Walters, 20, for complicity to trafficking in a controlled substance when living with Luke Potter, allegedly knew Potter was selling Clonazepam within 1,000 of the Morehead Inspiration Center on May 6.

• Jack P. Skapik, 32, for trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and possession of drug paraphernalia when he allegedly was in possession of meth on Jan. 3.

The indictment of a person by a grand jury is an accusation only. That person is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial at which the state must prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

Stephanie Ockerman can be reached at sockerman@themoreheadnews.com or by telephone at 784-4116.