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Blake, Schwab among arraignments

Arraignments were on the docket last week in Lawrence County Common PleasCourt.

Dale A. Blake, 24, of Gallipolis, was arraigned on one count each of breaking and entering and theft. He pleaded not guilty

through his attorney, Warren Morford, who argued for a reasonable bond, given his client’s circumstances.

“My client has no prior felony record I am aware of. He is a resident of Lawrence County and he is not a flight risk. He is the father of a small child and he is employed. If he is not released from jail soon he will probably lose his job,” Morford said.

Judge D. Scott Bowling set bond an own recognizance (OR) bond of $25,000 and ordered electronically monitored home confinement.

Bowling told Blake to return to court May 7 for a pretrial conference.

Also Wednesday, Tony Schwab, 20, of 67 Private Drive 219, Ironton, was arraigned on two counts of receiving stolen property and one count of tampering with evidence.

He pleaded not guilty through Morford., who is also his attorney. Bowling set allowed a bond set in municipal court to be transferred.

In another case, Loraine Mayenscheine,

31, of 183 Township Road 1031, South Point, was arraigned on two counts of receiving stolen property.

She pleaded not guilty through her attorney, D.L. McWhorter. Bowling set an OR bond of $25,000 and scheduled an April 30 pretrial conference.