Forgery, burglary among county court casesPublished 12:26pm Monday, December 3, 2012
Cases of forgery, burglary and domestic violence were on the docket Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court.
Jeffrey Hall, 42, of 70 Private Drive 302 Room 306, South Point, was arraigned on a bill of information of fifth-degree forgery. Hall was accused of signing another person’s name on a traffic citation.
Hall pleaded guilty to the crime through attorney Roger Smith.
Judge Charles Cooper sentenced the man to four years community control sanctions under intensive supervised probation and 30 days in the Lawrence County Jail.
George Layne, 31, of 2521 S. Seventh St., Ironton, was arraigned on a fourth-degree count of domestic violence. Layne pleaded guilty through attorney Warren Morford.
A count of misdemeanor theft was dismissed in exchange for the guilty plea.
Cooper sentenced Layne to four years CCS/ISP, ordered him to complete the STAR Community Justice Center program and ordered that he stay away from the victim.
Craig Adkins, 47, of 396 Township Road, Proctorville, was arraigned on a count of second-degree burglary. Adkins pleaded not guilty through attorney Philip Heald.
Cooper set bond at $25,000 cash or surety and set a pretrial for Dec. 12.
Richard Curry, 28, of 107 Bowman St., Coal Grove, was arraigned on two counts of third-degree aggravated trafficking in drugs (oxycodone). Curry pleaded not guilty through attorney Philip Heald.
Cooper set bond at $40,000 cash or surety and set a pretrial for Dec. 12.