Judge Jean Logue of Circuit Court, Division II, sentenced a man on Jan. 9 to six years total for multiple drug charges.

Johnathan Conner, 37, Poplar Street, Berea, was ordered to five years for controlled substance trafficking (heroin), first-degree controlled substance trafficking (methamphetamine) to be served concurrently, one year for first-degree controlled substance possession (opiate) to be served concurrently, five years for convicted felon in possession of a handgun with one year to be served consecutively and four years to be served concurrently and 90 days for buying/possessing drug paraphernalia.

Man sentenced for trafficking drugs

Johnathan Conner

According to a previous Register article, Conner was arrested in April by Kentucky State Police after a warrant was served at a Poplar Street home.

In the home, troopers found about 4 grams of suspected methamphetamine, about 3 grams of suspected heroin, one hydrocodone tablet, digital scales, scale weights and an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency, according to a citation. They also found two firearms, one of which had its serial number scratched off.

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The following were also sentenced by Logue on Jan. 9:

• Jessica Grant, age and address unknown, five years probated for five years for first-degree controlled substance trafficking (less than 2 grams of methamphetamine).

• John Hedge, 48, Foxhaven Drive, Richmond, five years for complicity importing carfentanil, fentanyl or fentanyl derivatives and five years each for two counts of complicity to controlled substance trafficking (carfentanil or fentanyl derivatives), all to be served concurrently.

• Julie Rice, 34, Arlington Avenue, Richmond, two years for controlled substance trafficking (heroin) amended to first-degree controlled substance possession, three years for controlled substance trafficking (carfentanil or fentanyl derivatives) amended to first-degree controlled substance possession to be served consecutively, 90 days for second-degree controlled substance possession (drug unspecified) and 90 days for third-degree controlled substance possession. A charge of second-degree persistent felony offender was dismissed.

• Jessica Shuler, 38, Jackson, Kentucky, in her case, a charge of first-degree controlled substance trafficking (2 grams or more of methamphetamine), was dismissed.

Reach Sara Kuhl at 624-6626; follow her on Twitter @saraekuhl.

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