Last updated: July 18. 2013 7:27PM - 308 Views
Jack Latta
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PRESTONSBURG — A Galveston man was indicted by a grand jury last week, after a traffic stop led to numerous drug charges.


On Dec. 19, a Floyd County grand jury released more than a dozen indictments, including one against Jackie L. Hamilton, 59, of Galveston.


Hamilton was indicted by the grand jury on 12 counts, including operating a motor vehicle under the influence, reckless driving, no/expired registration, failure to wear a seat-belt, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, second-degree possession of a controlled substance, third-degree possession of a controlled substance, controlled substance prescription not in original container, possession of marijuana, operating a motor vehicle while license is revoked or suspended, failure to surrender revoked license, and failure to produce proof of insurance.


According to the indictment, Hamilton was in possession of Tramadol, a schedule four narcotic; hydrocodone and Tylenol 3 with codeine, schedule three narcotics; and morphine, a schedule two narcotic.


Hamilton is scheduled to appear in court early next year.


An indictment is not an admission of guilt, and all persons are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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