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Court hears arraignments

Defendants answered a variety of charges, including burglary and theft, Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court.

Tawanna Talbert, 38, of 900 Heaberlin Road, Wurtland, Ky., was arraigned on a charge of second-degree burglary and three second-degree counts of complicity of burglary.

Talbert pleaded not guilty to all charges.

Judge Charles Cooper set bond at $200,000 cash or surety and set a pretrial for Aug. 14.

Christine Parker, 42, of 12650 Cedar Crest Drive, Huntington, W.Va., was arraigned on a count of second-degree complicity to burglary, to which she pleaded not guilty.

Cooper set bond at $100,000 cash or surety and set a pretrial for Aug. 21. A trial was also scheduled for Aug. 26.

Kea Fuhr, 36, of Ironton, was arraigned on a bill of information of aggravated possession of drugs and tampering with evidence. Fuhr pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Cooper set bond at $15,000 cash or surety and set a pretrial for Aug. 21.

Cheryl Carrico, 25, of 54 Township Road 1195, South Point, pleaded guilty to an amended indictment. In exchange for her guilty plea to a count of fifth-degree theft, counts of burglary, breaking and entering and theft of drugs were dismissed.

Cooper sentenced the woman to 11 month in prison and $787 in restitution.

Joseph Stephens, 36, of 2149 Ninth Ave., Huntington, W.Va., admitted community control sanctions violations was sentenced to treatment at SEPTA.

Scott Crank, 29, of 28 Township Road 1010, Chesapeake, was arraigned on a bill of information of fourth-degree carrying a concealed weapon and misdemeanor possession of drugs and drug abuse instruments, to which he pleaded not guilty.

Cooper set bond at $10,000 cash or surety and set a pretrial for Aug. 28.

Joe Walden II, 20, of 19B Township Road 1247, Proctorville, pleaded not guilty to charges to fifth-degree trafficking in drugs, fifth-degree possession of drugs, fifth-degree identity fraud and fifth-degree forgery.

Judge D. Scott Bowling set bond at $20,000 OR, $5,000 cash or surety and GPS home monitoring. A pretrial was set for Aug. 28.

Alton Day, 22, of 156 Township Road 1079, Chesapeake, failed his pretrial drug screen by testing positive for oyxcodone. Bowling increased Day’s bond to $40,000 cash or surety.

Jack Dust, 30, of 495 Township Road 113, Pedro, failed his pretrial drug screen by testing positive for marijuana. Bowling increased bond to $20,000 cash or surety plus OR and GPS monitoring.