Five indicted for alleged organized crime in Fleming

Jonathan Wright - [email protected]
Ashlee Ridner -
Codey Monroe -
Crystal Clontz -
Darin Ridner - -
Jason Blevins - -

FLEMINGSBURG — Five individuals who were arrested in August for drug-related charges were recently indicted by a Fleming County grand jury.

With the assistance of the Fleming County Sheriff’s Office and the Gateway HIDTA Drug Taskforce, Kentucky State Police executed a search search warrant on Aug. 23. KSP began their investigation after several calls for assistance were received as well as several overdoses and overdose deaths investigated in the Fleming County area.

After conducting their search, officials arrested five individuals at a residence in Ewing and were charged with alleged drug activity. Each of the five arrested were indicted on Nov. 1.

Among those indicted were,

— Darin Jay Ridner, 52, of Ewing, charged with engaging in organized crime, possession of a defaced firearm, possession of drug paraphernalia and second-degree manslaughter.

— Codey Allen Monroe, 30, of Augusta, charged with engaging in organized crime, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and second-degree persistent felony offender.

— Jason Lee Blevins, 30, of Maysville, charged with engaging in organized crime, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

— Ashlee Ridner, 23, of Ewing, charged with engaging in organized crime, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

— Crystal Ann Clontz, 35, of Maysville, charged with engaging in organized crime, possession of a defaced firearm, felon in possession of a firearm and second-degree persistent felony offender.

Darin Ridner, Ashlee Ridner, Clontz and Monroe remain in the Mason County Detention Center, each with $50,000 cash bonds set.

Other indictments handed down included:

— Michelle M. Leorh, 34, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence.

— Kimberly Dawn Teague, 47, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

— Donna Louise Davis, 39, public intoxication, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

— Kenneth Lynn Peachey, 25, second-degree hindering prosecution or apprehension, receiving stolen property valued more than $10,000 and obscuring the identity of a machine valued more that $10,000.

— Mary B. Hughes, 39, tampering with physical evidence, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and possession of drug paraphernalia.

— Milton Earl Goodine Jr., 32, receiving stolen property valued more than $10,000, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine), first-degree possession of a controlled substance (heroin), possession of drug paraphernalia and obscuring the identity of a machine valued more than $10,000.

— Dewayne Allen Cooley, 45, resisting arrest, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine), tampering with physical evidence, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, receiving stolen property valued more than $10,000, possession of drug paraphernalia and obscuring the identity of a machine valued more than $10,000.

— Kurt Russel Hord, 28, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia and endangering the welfare of a child.

— Randel Keith Hayslip, 50, bail jumping and first-degree persistent felony offender.

Ashlee Ridner
https://maysville-online.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/web1_ASHLEERIDNER.jpgAshlee Ridner

Codey Monroe
https://maysville-online.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/web1_CODEYMONROE.jpgCodey Monroe

Crystal Clontz
https://maysville-online.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/web1_CRYSTALCLONTZ.jpgCrystal Clontz

Darin Ridner
https://maysville-online.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/web1_DARINRIDNER.jpgDarin Ridner

Jason Blevins
https://maysville-online.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/web1_JASONBLEVINS.jpgJason Blevins

Jonathan Wright

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