Resident charged in sealed indictment

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A Campbellsville man has been charged with selling drugs in an indictment recently unsealed by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.

A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.

Lamont J. Smith, 33, of 336 Eve Court, was charged with first-degree selling 4 or more grams of a controlled substance, selling 8 ounces or more but less than 5 pounds of marijuana, possession of drug supplies and being a first-degree persistent felony offender.

Bond was set at $20,000 cash. If convicted, Smith could be sentenced to as much as 15 years in prison. The charge of being a persistent felony offender could increase any sentence he might receive.

• An indictment is a legal accusation only. It does not establish guilt.