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More drug arraignments in common pleas court

Published 10:32am Monday, September 5, 2011

Nine Lawrence County residents answered drug charges Friday afternoon. The following arraignments took place in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court:

Melanie Pankey, 33, of 1118 S. Fifth St., Ironton, pleaded not guilty to two counts of third-degree aggravated trafficking in drugs. Judge Charles Cooper set bond at $25,000 cash or surety and scheduled a pretrial hearing for Wednesday.

James Curry, 41, of 2134 State Route 217, Kitts Hill, pleaded not guilty to third-degree trafficking in drugs and fourth-degree trafficking in drugs. Cooper set bond at $25,000 cash or surety and scheduled a pretrial hearing for Wednesday.

Lisa Stapleton, 34, of 1022 County Road 15, South Point, pleaded not guilty to three counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs.

Cooper set bond at $25,000 and scheduled a pretrial hearing for Wednesday.

Claudetta Clutters, 49, of 2316 ½ S. Fifth St., Ironton, pleaded not guilty to two counts of trafficking in drugs and one count of aggravated trafficking in drugs.

Cooper set bond at $25,000 and scheduled a pretrial hearing for Wednesday.

Matthew D. White, 26, of 326 Walnut St., Ironton, pleaded not guilty to two counts of third-degree aggravated trafficking in drugs and one count of fourth-degree trafficking in drugs.

Cooper set bond at $25,000 cash or surety and scheduled a pretrial hearing for Wednesday.

Edward S. Holsinger, 41, of 1902 S. Second St., Ironton, pleaded not guilty to three counts of fourth-degree aggravated trafficking in drugs.

Cooper set bond at $50,000 cash or surety and scheduled a pretrial hearing for Wednesday.

Cheryl L. Caplinger, 40, of 2316 ½ S. Fifth St., Ironton, pleaded not guilty to two counts of fourth-degree trafficking in drugs and one count of fourth-degree aggravated trafficking in drugs. Cooper set bond at $50,000 cash or surety and $100,000 real estate and scheduled a pretrial hearing for Wednesday.

Jeffrey Lutz, 36, of 1464 Back Road, Franklin Furnace, pleaded not guilty to three counts of fourth-degree aggravated trafficking in drugs. Cooper set bond at $50,000 cash or surety and scheduled a pretrial hearing for Wednesday.

Jimmy Ray Hanshaw, 44, of 105 Rowe St., Coal Grove, pleaded not guilty to two counts of third-degree aggravated trafficking in drugs. Cooper set bond at $50,000 cash or surety and scheduled a pretrial hearing for Wednesday.

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