Seven Indicted on Drug Charges

Huntsville, TN (2018-01-13) On Tuesday, a Scott County Grand Jury indicted seven people on drug-related offenses.  Two others were also indicted for allegedly driving under the influence.

Milford Lee Sexton, 45, was indicted for the possession of more than 0.5 grams of methamphetamine with the intent to sell.  He was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, a charge attributed to the alleged possession of a meth pipe.  Sexton’s arrested dated back to April 30, 2017.

Justen Lee Slone, 24, was charged with the possession of more than ½ ounce of marijuana (a schedule VI controlled drug) with the intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia. Slone was arrested on April 25, 2017.

Brittany Rheana Lay Ware, 30, and Mark Allan Lay, 28, were indicted on a joint true bill on drug-related charges.  Ware and Lay were booked on charges of possession of more than 0.5 grams of methamphetamine with intent to sell, felony possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of drug paraphernalia.  The couple allegedly had meth, digital scales, hypodermic needles, and a meth pipe when arrested on April 28, 2017.

Sharon C. Ivey, 53, was charged with simple possession of meth.  Ivey’s indictment stemmed from her arrest on April 9, 2017.

Ethan Taylor Burress, 19, was charged with simple possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and failure to exercise due care.  Burress’s charges stemmed from an incident on November 20, 2017; and,

Deana Shedara Keith Griffith, 30, was indicted on a single count of possession of drug paraphernalia.  Griffith was arrested on November 21, 2017.

In addition to the aforementioned drug charges, the grand jury returned indictments against two others for driving offense.

Jeff Ryan Slaven, 32, was booked on a single count of DUI (2nd offense).  Slaven was allegedly operating a motor vehicle while under the influence on September 23, 2017.  According to court documents, Slaven had previously been convicted of DUI on February 21, 2012; and,

Sarah Anne Collins Gibson, 28, was indicted on two separate counts of DUI.  Authorities accuse her of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence on July 23, 2017.

All persons are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.