Is Drug Trafficking Indictment Invalid If It Identifies Category, But Omits Specific Drug Defendant Is Charged With Selling?
State of Ohio v. Alfred Jackson III , Case no. 2011-1925
Ninth District Court of Appeals (Lorain County)
ISSUE: Is a grand jury indictment for the crime of drug trafficking fatally defective if it alleges that the defendant sold or offered for sale a “Schedule I or II controlled substance” but does not name the specific drug or drugs in which the defendant is accused of trafficking?