Reinhardt still free on bond

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 14, 2005

A former radio DJ will remain free after a judge denied requests to revoke his bond last week.

James Steven Reinhardt, known on the air as "Rhino," appeared in court last week.

Reinhardt, 50, of 149 Township Road 121, Proctorville, was arrested in September outside a Rome residence, charged with three counts of menacing by stalking and one count of burglary.

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Last week, the prosecution sought to revoke his bond based on allegations that he made indirect contact with the victim or her family. The motion was denied by Lawrence County Common Pleas Judge Richard Walton.

The trial will be July 28-29.

In other business:

4Charles B. Thomas, 25, of Ashland, signed a bill of information Wednesday to a charge of felony domestic violence. Judge Walton ordered Thomas to successfully complete a community based correctional program and sentenced him to four years community controlled sanctions.

4Joseph Flint Willis, 28, of 1851 Campbell Drive, Ironton,

pleaded guilty to one count of felony theft and

felony grand theft. Walton sentenced Willis to 11 months in prison on each charge, to be served concurrently.

4Katherine McGinnis, 51, 2319 S. Seventh St., Ironton, also appeared in court. McGinnis has been charged with one count each of fourth-degree felony theft by deception and fourth-degree felony passing bad checks. A trial date was set for Aug. 25.