AUGUSTA — Drug trafficking and related charges lead the list of indictments handed up Thursday by a grand jury in Kennebec County.

The list includes a number of people arrested in late December following an investigation into an alleged drug trafficking conspiracy in which illegal drugs were driven from Massachusetts to be sold in Augusta.

Here are the names of those individuals and their charges.

• Jordan Ascencio, also known as Jay-EZ, 20, of Dorchester, Massachusetts, aggravated trafficking in cocaine, aggravated trafficking in heroin and four counts of criminal forfeiture involving three firearms and two separate amounts of cash, $1,266, and $2,465, all Dec. 20, 2016, and two counts of criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated trafficking in drugs Nov. 15-Dec. 20, 2016, all in Augusta.

• Dalene Black, 35, of Augusta, aggravated trafficking in cocaine, aggravated trafficking in heroin and criminal forfeiture of $1,266 and two firearms, all Dec. 20, 2016, and two counts of criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated trafficking in drugs Nov. 15-Dec. 20, 2016, all in Augusta.

• Jaime Brea, also known as Uncle and Unc, 50, of Augusta, aggravated trafficking in cocaine, aggravated trafficking in heroin, and four counts of criminal forfeiture involving three firearms and two separate amounts of cash, $1,266 and $2,465, all Dec. 20, 2016, and two counts of criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated trafficking in drugs Nov. 15-Dec. 20, 2016, and an additional count of criminal forfeiture of $960, seized Dec. 28, 2016, all in Augusta.

• Corey Collamore, 31, of South China, two counts of aggravated trafficking in heroin Dec. 8, 2016, and two counts of criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated trafficking in drugs Nov. 15-Dec. 20, 2016; receiving stolen property (a .38 caliber revolver) and criminal forfeiture of $2,465 and two firearms Dec. 20, 2016, all in Augusta.

• Jose Figueroa, also known as Trap, 24, of Dorchester, Massachusetts, aggravated trafficking in cocaine, aggravated trafficking in heroin, and four counts of criminal forfeiture involving three firearms and two separate amounts of cash, $1,266, and $2,465, all Dec. 20, 2016, and two counts of criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated trafficking in drugs Nov. 15-Dec. 20, 2016, all in Augusta.

• Sergio Figueroa, also known as Kash, 21, of Roxbury, Massachusetts, four counts of criminal forfeiture involving three firearms, and two separate amounts of cash, $1,266, and $2,465, all Dec. 20, 2016, and two counts of criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated trafficking in drugs Nov. 15-Dec. 20, 2016, all in Augusta.

• Kidante Roberts, also known as KD, 22, of Boston, Massachusetts, aggravated trafficking in cocaine, aggravated trafficking in heroin and four counts of criminal forfeiture involving three firearms and two separate amounts of cash, $1,266, and $2,465, all Dec. 20, 2016, and two counts of criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated trafficking in drugs Nov. 15-Dec. 20, 2016, all in Augusta.

• Emanuel Rocque, also known as Rocky, 39, of Augusta, aggravated trafficking in cocaine, aggravated trafficking in heroin and four counts of criminal forfeiture involving three firearms and two separate amounts of cash, $1,266, and $2,465, all Dec. 20, 2016, and two counts of criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated trafficking in drugs Nov. 15-Dec. 20, 2016, all in Augusta.

An indictment is not a determination of guilt, but it indicates that there is enough evidence to proceed with formal charges and a trial.

A number of other individuals also were indicted on drug charges.

• Jessie Clark, 34, of Augusta, aggravated trafficking in heroin and unlawful trafficking in heroin Nov. 9, 2016, in Augusta.

• Javonne C. Davis, 23, of New York City, two counts of aggravated trafficking in cocaine base (crack cocaine) Dec. 14, 2016, in Augusta.

• Steve D. Doray, 30, of Randolph, unlawful possession of fentanyl powder May 5, 2016, in Randolph.

• Zachary L. Elwell, 21, of Oakland, trafficking in prison contraband — suboxone strips and/or trazodone hydrochloride pills (an antidepressant medication) — and unlawful possession of suboxone and unlawful possession of trazodone hydrochloride, all Nov. 8, 2016, in Augusta.

• Suhaila J. Foteh, 31, Christopher B. Hipp, 30, both of Greensboro, North Carolina, unlawful trafficking in more than a pound of marijuana Dec. 2, 2016, in China.

• Dixie Gauthier, also known as Dixie Stone, 36, of Damariscotta, and Lisa Gosselin, 41, of Edgecomb, two counts of aggravated trafficking in heroin Dec. 8 and Dec. 9, 2016, in Augusta.

• Mario Gordon, also known as MJ, 35, of Manhattan, New York, aggravated trafficking in heroin, aggravated trafficking in cocaine base, and aggravated trafficking in oxycodone and two counts of criminal forfeiture, one for $1,900 and one for $536, all Dec. 1, 2016, in Augusta.

• Jontae Johnson, also known as Jamal Carter, Sauce and Forty, 32, of Bronx, New York, aggravated trafficking in heroin and violation of condition of release Aug. 18, 2016, in Augusta.

• Nicole Lemay, 29, of Litchfield, unlawful trafficking in heroin July 14, 2016, in Augusta.

• Marcus A. McLaughlin, 22, of Manhattan, New York, aggravated trafficking in cocaine base (crack cocaine) Dec. 14, 2106, in Augusta.

• Heidi M. Merrill, 32, of Waterville, acquiring drugs (suboxone) by deception April 5, 2016, in Waterville.

• Lance F. Silvia, 37, of Waterville, aggravated unlawful furnishing of marijuana and violation of condition of release Sept. 26, 2016, in Winslow.

• Christine Thayer, 29, of Augusta, two counts of unlawful trafficking in heroin Sept. 20 and Nov. 16, 2016, and one count of unlawful trafficking in cocaine base Nov. 20, 2016, all in Augusta.

• Philip Theriault, 43, of Augusta, two counts of aggravated trafficking in heroin Nov. 9, 2016, in Augusta.

• Corey Vannah, 27, of Augusta, four counts of aggravated trafficking in heroin Sept. 20 and 28, Nov. 16, and Dec. 1, 2016, and four counts of aggravated trafficking in cocaine base Sept. 28, Nov. 16, and two on Dec. 1, 2016, all in Augusta.

• Shauna L. Wallace, 32, of Augusta, unlawful trafficking in cocaine base (crack cocaine) July 18, 2016, and unlawful trafficking in heroin Aug. 31, 2016, both in Augusta.

Other people indicted on a variety of charges:

• Vance A. Cayford Jr., 46, of Norridgewock, theft by unauthorized taking and home repair fraud April 3, 2016, in Waterville.

• Daniel Roy Dill, 27, of Augusta, aggravated assault Dec. 7, 2016, in Augusta.

• Kevin Easler, 27, of Waterville, two counts of unlawful sexual contact involving two different victims, both under age 12, June 1-Nov. 30, 2015, in Waterville.

• Asher Gifford, 54, of Albion, four counts of possession of sexually explicit materials depicting children under 12 June 20, 2016, and one count of possession of sexually explicit materials May 11, 2016, all in Albion.

• Richard J. Kimball, 56, domestic violence assault Dec. 22, 2016, in Oakland.

• Stephen J. Laney Jr., 36, of Oakland, domestic violence assault and violation of condition of release, both Jan. 4, 2017, in Oakland.

• Eric Say, 24, of Augusta, gross sexual assault April 1, 2011-May 31, 2013, in Augusta with a victim under age 12.

• Joshua Adams Smith, 43, of Oakland, violation of condition of release Nov. 22, 2016, in Augusta.

• Robert W. Starratt, 46, of Vassalboro, domestic violence assault, criminal mischief and reckless conduct with a firearm Jan. 14, 2017, in Vassalboro.

• Derek D. Taylor, 33, of Norridgewock, violation of condition of release Feb. 8, 2017, in Augusta.

• Stacey-Lee M. Taylor, 33, of Hallowell, criminal restraint by a parent Dec. 5, 2016, in Winthrop.

• Heidi L. Trazler, 44, of Augusta, theft by unauthorized taking Nov. 12, 2016, in Augusta.

• Daniel T. Uhlig, 22, of Augusta, criminal threatening, criminal mischief and aggravated criminal trespass Dec. 3, 2016, in Augusta.

Betty Adams — 621-5631

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