Drug charges leveled at 26

Nine south-central Indiana residents, including a North Vernon man already charged with killing his wife, are among 26 people indicted Monday in a drug trafficking investigation.

As a result of the indictments, Jeremy Ray Jackson, 33, North Vernon, could face a longer prison sentence and heftier fines if convicted of crimes leading up to the April 6 death of his wife, Jessie Jo Louden-Jackson, Jennings County Prosecutor Alan Marshall said.

“The unfortunate death of a 23-year-old woman who consumed some of this (drug) underscores the human cost of methamphetamine trafficking,” U.S. Attorney Joseph H. Hogsett said.

This story appears in the print edition of The Tribune. Subscribers can read the entire story online by signing in here or in our e-Edition by clicking here.

All content copyright ©2016 The Tribune, a publication of AIM Media Indiana unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Click here to read our privacy policy.