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Couple indicted on new drug charges

Published 10:55am Thursday, February 28, 2013

A couple already facing drug trafficking charges was indicted again this week by a Lawrence County Grand Jury.

The two were arraigned Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court.

Danny Jones, 25, and Rachael Jones, 28, both of 223 Township Road 1186 Apt 23, South Point, who had previously been arrested by the Lawrence Drug and Major Crimes Task Force in January, pleaded not guilty to the new charges.

Danny Jones was arraigned on second-degree counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs and possession of drugs. He had previously pleaded not guilty to two counts of third degree trafficking in drugs on a separate indictment.

Rachael Jones was arraigned on second-degree counts of complicity to aggravated trafficking in drugs and complicity to possession of drugs. She had previously pleaded not guilty to charges of third and fourth-degree trafficking drugs on a separate indictment.

Judge D. Scott Bowling set bond for both at $20,000 cash, $20,000 own-recognizance and GPS monitoring. Each will return for pretrials March 13.

In other cases:

• Chadra Mobley, 27, of 85 County Road 53, Kitts Hill, admitted to community control sanctions violations of failure to report to the adult probation department and not completing the STAR Community Justice Center program.

Bowling sentenced the woman to STAR and reserved 11 months in prison.

• Corey Sadler, 24, of 139 Braxton Drive, Huntington, W.Va., admitted CCS violations of failing to pay restitution. Bowling extended the man’s CCS another year and ordered that he pay $300 per month towards the restitution.

• Darrell Gore, 50, of 16 Township Road 616, South Point, was sentenced for a count of fourth-degree receiving stolen property, to which he previously pleaded guilty.

Bowling sentenced the man to four year CCS under intensive supervised probation, 200 hours community service and restitution not to exceed $24,000.

• Randy Jackson, 35, of 2418 S. Fourth St., Ironton, was arraigned on counts of second-degree burglary and third-degree theft of a firearm, to which he pleaded not guilty.

Judge Charles Cooper set bond at $50,000 cash or surety and set a pretrial for March 13.

• Adam Pemberton, 31, of 2240 County Road 124, Chesapeake, was arraigned on a count of second-degree burglary, to which he pleaded not guilty. Cooper set bond at $50,000 cash or surety and set a pretrial for March 6.

• Aaron Pack, 24, of 1144 Mead McNeer Road, Wheelersburg, was arraigned on counts of first-degree aggravated robbery, second-degree kidnapping and third-degree tampering with evidence, to which he pleaded not guilty.

Cooper set bond at $150,000 cash or surety and set a pretrial for March 6.

• William Webb II, 26, of 153 Township Road 362, South Point, admitted CCS violations and was sentenced to 15 months in prison.

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