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Woman charged for dealing prescriptions

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Jill Jackson
A Clay City woman was formally charged Tuesday for her alleged involvement in dealing prescription drugs belonging to her ill boyfriend.

Jill Jackson, 49, appeared in Clay County Superior Court to be formerly charged with two counts of Dealing a Schedule II Controlled Substance (each a class B felony and, if convicted, punishable with up to 20 years imprisonment and $10,000 in fines) and one count of Neglect of a Dependent (a class D felony punishable, if convicted, with up to a three years imprisonment and a $10,000 fine).

According to court documents, Jackson was arrested shortly before 4 p.m., Thursday, after family members of the victim contacted the sheriff's department, alleging Jackson was selling the medication and improperly taking care of the victim.

Clay County Sheriff's Department officers initiated an investigation, during which at least two "buys" for prescription painkillers were made from Jackson.

Officials confirmed to The Brazil Times the victim, who had a medical need for the drugs, was unaware the drugs were being sold or that their medication routine had been altered.

Pleading not guilty, Superior Court Judge Blaine Akers appointed attorney Geoffrey Creason as counsel for Jackson, set a pre trial conference on Aug. 18, with a jury trial scheduled for Oct. 26 and issued a no contact order for her to stay away from the victim.

According to jail officials, Jackson remains incarcerated at The Clay County Justice Center on a $25,000 cash bond with no 10 percent allowed.

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Brilliant judicial system that allows someone CAUGHT SELLING DRUGS TO AN UNDERCOVER OFFICE to plead "not guilty". OOh, let's go one better and give her FREE counsel at the taxpayers expense. BRILLIANT!!! (eye roll)

Was she his GF before he became ill? I would have been a bit suspicious before now, if so.

Sad reality is that there are A LOT of people .. not just in Brazil .. who sell their scripts for cash ... she just got caught.

-- Posted by Emmes on Wed, Jul 2, 2008, at 10:35 AM

What is an "undercover office"? Anyone can plead not guilty, that's part of the American justice system.

-- Posted by Matt Dillion on Thu, Jul 3, 2008, at 8:51 PM

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