Seven indicted in meth trafficking scheme in Daviess County

Crime

OWENSBORO, Ky (WEHT) – Seven people from western Kentucky are indicted by a federal grand jury for conspiring to traffic in large amounts of meth in the Daviess County area during a span of several months in 2020 and 2021.

Darrell Murphy, 46, of Madisonville, Kentucky, Terry Cook, 43, of Owensboro, Noah Boswell, 39, of Owensboro, William Darmell Murphy, 58, of Owensboro, and Elizabeth Breanne Harris, 39, of Owensboro, are charged with having conspired with each other, and others, to possess with the intent to distribute over 500 grams of methamphetamine in the Daviess County area between May 27, 2020 and January 27, 2021. 

Another indictment charges Jamarquius D. Trice, age 32, of Louisville, Kentucky, and Jermaine Lee, Sr., 48, of Owensboro, with having conspired with each other, and others, to possess with the intent to distribute over 500 grams of methamphetamine in the Daviess County area between August 24, 2020, and February 1, 2021.

If convicted, the defendants each face a sentence of 10 years to Life in prison. A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

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