|Jerry D. Barney|
WILKESVILLE – Vinton
County Sheriff Shawn Justice reported
that Jerry D.
Barney, 55, of Wilkesville was arrested Sept.
10 after a search warrant was executed at his residence on Route 160.
was charged with multiple counts of aggravated drug trafficking and
drug possession. The warrant was as part of an
ongoing investigation by sheriff’s office, Investigator
Ryan Cain and Deputy Richard
related to drug trafficking along
with weapons were found. The case will be
presented to the next Vinton County Grand Jury
Trecia Kimes-Brown and additional charges may result from that hearing.
Barney is being held at the Southeastern
Ohio Regional Jail in Nelsonville
on a bond of $50,000.