Three people have been charged with a variety of drug related offenses and abuse of an adult by neglect.
Joshua Buffington, 33, Stacey Buffington, 49, and Ronald Brad Ross, 41, all, according to arrest warrant affidavits, knew of an elderly woman’s medical condition and stole her medication to sell.
The Logan County Sheriff’s Office used a confidential informant to make controlled buys at an Eastwood Drive residence in Booneville in January and again in February in which all three defendants were present in the home, an arrest warrant affidavit states.
On Jan. 4 five morphine pills were allegedly purchased and on Feb. 1 four morphine pills were allegedly purchased. The pills were sent to the State Crime Lab for identification.
On Feb. 2, officers executed a search warrant at the residence seizing narcotics and currency which included buy money supplied to the informant, according to the arrest warrant affidavits.
All three suspects are charged with one count of delivery of a controlled substance, maintaining a drug premises, operating a communication facility, all Class C felonies, and abuse of an adult, a Class D felony.
Joshua Buffington and Stacey Buffington face an additional count of delivery of a controlled substance, two counts of possession of a controlled substance with purpose to deliver and theft by receiving.