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HUMAN TRAFFICKING INDICTMENT IN BOONE COUNTY RESULT OF PROSECUTION BY KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL DANIEL CAMERON'S OFFICE

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FRANKFORT, KY (October 6, 2022) – Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is reporting that action by his Special Prosecutions Unit resulted in the indictment of a Boone County man on Tuesday.

On October 4, 2022, a Boone County Grand Jury indicted Jason Marley, 51, of Boone County, KY for multiple felony charges including human trafficking.

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Mr. Marley (right) was indicted on:

  • One count of Human Trafficking-Commercial Sexual Activity/Minor (Class B Felony)
  • Two counts of Human Trafficking-Commercial Sexual Activity (a Class C Felony)
  • One count of Unlawful Transaction with a Minor First Degree-Controlled Substance (Class C Felony)
  • 15 counts of Forgery Second Degree (Class D Felony)
  • One count of Possession Controlled Substance First Degree (Class D Felony)

According to the indictment, Marley subjected two individuals to sex trafficking. One was trafficked as a minor and an adulthood. The other individual was trafficked as an adult.

He was also indicted for

  • Unlawful possession of Methamphetamine
  • Knowingly inducing a minor to engage in illegal activity involving a controlled substance
  • Forgery

Jason Marley is lodged in the Boone County Jail in Burlington, KY.

Photo of the accused is courtesy of the Boone County Jail.

The Boone County Sheriff's Office investigated the case.

Assistant Attorney General Barbara Whaley presented the case before the Boone County Grand Jury on behalf of the Commonwealth.

The charges in an indictment are allegations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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