Trenton man charged with possession and intent to distribute meth


A former Mercer resident, 41-year-old Ricky Shoemaker of Trenton, has been arrested on Grundy County charges accusing him with possession of methamphetamine in March of 2015 with intent to distribute, deliver, or sell it.

The charge also called Shoemaker a prior and persistent offender who pleaded guilty, was found guilty or convicted of driving while intoxicated in 2009, as well as three counts of stealing in 2002 in Grundy County.

Shoemaker was being held in the Grundy County Detention Center on $50,000 cash only bond. He’s to appear in Associate Division of Grundy County circuit court on October 25.