Robbery case in court
A man accused of robbing Family Dollar in December answered his charges Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court.
Robert Joy, 55, of 87 County Road 618, South Point, was arraigned on charges of second-degree robbery and misdemeanor criminal damaging, to which he pleaded not guilty.
Judge D. Scott Bowling set bond at $150,000 cash or surety. A trial was set for Feb. 23.
In other cases:
• Charles Baldridge, 38, of 455 29th St., Ashland, was arraigned on and pleaded not guilty to a fourth-degree count of receiving stolen property.
Bowling set bond at $10,000 own-recognizance plus GPS monitoring. A pretrial was set for Feb. 18.
• Tammie Fitzpatrick, 50, of 56 County Road 57 Unit 2, South Point, was sentenced to four years community control sanctions under intensive supervised probation and 200 hours community service for a fifth-degree count of possession of drugs, to which she previously pleaded guilty. Bowling also ordered the woman to six months of inpatient treatment.
• Andrew McGuire, 24, of 3330 Mill Creek Road, Gallipolis, pleaded guilty to a fifth-degree count of breaking and entering. Bowling set sentencing for Feb. 11.
• Dean Fields, 27, of 2205 N. Fourth St., Ironton, was arraigned on and pleaded not guilty to fourth-degree count of domestic violence. Bowling set bond at $5,000 cash or surety and OR and set a pretrial for Feb. 18.
• Stanley Carter, 37, of 621 S. Eighth St., Ironton, pleaded guilty to a fifth-degree count of forgery. Sentencing was set for Feb. 11.
• Larry Rowe, of 1105 Bath Ave., Ashland, was sentenced to four years CCS/ISP, 200 hours community service and $1,074 restitution for a fifth-degree count of theft by deception, to which he previously pleaded guilty.
• Charles Schob II, 44, of 609 Cliff St., Ironton, was arraigned on and pleaded guilty to fifth-degree count of possession of drugs. Bowling sentenced the man to six months in prison and a six-month driver’s license suspension.
• Kristopher Garretson, 24, of 155 Coleman Hill Road, Hamlin, West Virginia, was sentenced to four years CCS/ISP, 200 hours community service, a $1,250 fine and a six-month driver’s license suspension for fifth-degree counts of possession of drugs and illegal conveyance of possession of a deadly weapon or dangerous ordinance or the possession of an object indistinguishable from a firearm in a school zone, to which he previously pleaded guilty.
• Jacob Massie, 31, of 1112 12th St. Apt. 1, Huntington, was arraigned on a bill of information of fourth-degree trafficking in drugs and fifth-degree trafficking in marijuana, to which he pleaded guilty. Bowling set sentencing for Feb. 11.
• Jackie Miller, 53, of 411 Walnut St., Ironton, admitted CCS violations and was sentenced to 16 months in prison.