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Commonwealth Corner published Oct. 5, 2017

Provided by Andy Sims, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the 13th Judicial Circuit

— Gregory Isaacs was convicted of third-degree burglary and possession of a controlled substance. He was seen by neighbors unlawfully entering a backyard and a storage shed. Officer from the Nicholasville Police Department quickly responded to the scene. He was apprehended and found to be possessing stolen property and a quantity of heroin. He was sentenced to 8 years in jail.

— Jeremy Ramsey was convicted of two counts of trafficking in a controlled substance. After a traffic stop, he was found to be possessing a large quantity of methamphetamine. He was convicted of possessing that drug with the intent to sell or transfer it to another person. He was sentenced to 7 years in jail.

— Derrick Trent was convicted of theft by unlawful taking, value $500 or more. After an investigation into a theft from a local business, he was identified as the lead suspect. Because of the efforts of local law enforcement, he was apprehended and convicted of that crime. Based on that conviction and his prior criminal history, he was sentenced to 8 years in jail.