Four arraigned in drug raid case

Published 10:19 am Thursday, September 9, 2010

Four of five arrested during a drug raid by the Lawrence County Drug/Major Crimes Task Force at the Country Hearth Motel in South Point have denied the allegations.

Rebekah A. Greer, 29, of 2132 Thomas St., Ashland, pleaded not guilty in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court Wednesday to one count of attempted possession of drugs. Judge Charles Cooper set a pretrial hearing for Sept. 15.

The raid took place Aug. 27 and resulted in the seizing of prescription drugs and $33,000 in cash.

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Also charged with crimes relating to the raid are Timothy T. Williams, 37, of 4030 25th Street St. S.W., Lehigh Acres, Fla.; Alfred C. Williams, 50, of 945 Fordson Ave., Labelle, Fla.; David L. Nelson, 48, of 109 Birchwood Lane, Middletown, N.J.; and William Nickles, 32, of Louisa, Ky. Nickles will be arraigned in Common Pleas Court Sept. 15.

Timothy T. Williams pleaded not guilty to three counts of aggravated drug trafficking and two counts of aggravated possession of drugs.

Alfred C. Williams pleaded not guilty to four counts of complicity to aggravated trafficking in drugs and one count of complicity to aggravated possession of drugs.

Nelson pleaded not guilty to one count of obstructing justice. Nelson’s attorney Mike Gleichauf said his client has no criminal record and was in the wrong place at the wrong time. Judge Cooper set bond for Nelson at $15,000 cash or surety.