New Haven man indicted by Nelson grand jury

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Billy J. Mitchell, 32, of New Haven, was indicted by a Nelson County grand jury on several counts.

He is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense, possession of prescription not in proper container, second-degree possession of a controlled substance (hydrocodone), possession of drug paraphernalia, and being a second-degree persistent felony offender.

The alleged offenses occurred on or about April 25.

Bail was set at $50,000 cash, plus conditions.

He was arraigned June 5 in Nelson Circuit Court.

The indictment of a person by a grand jury is an accusation only and the person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.