Detroit men get $50K bond

Published 12:39 am Sunday, April 12, 2015

CHESAPEAKE — Four men arrested at the Grandview Inn this week were arraigned Friday in Lawrence County Municipal Court.

Bond was set at $50,000 cash or surety for Tyron Loyd, 33, of 19162 McCormick St., Carlos Dixon, 45, of 11176 Corbett St., Marquies Bell, 18, 121406 Maiden St., and Deantae Gray, 23, of 12617 Linfield St., all of whom are charged with third-degree trafficking in drugs.

Dixon, Bell and Gray were appointed attorneys Luke Styer, Scott Evans and David Reid Dillon, respectively. Loyd hired attorney Mark McCown.

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Preliminary hearings were set for Monday.

All four were arrested by the Lawrence Drug and Major Crimes Task Force and the Lawrence County Sheriff’s on Wednesday following a two-week investigation into the sale of heroin.

According to a press release from the prosecutor’s office, the drug task force initiated controlled buys of heroin at the hotel where the four were taken into custody.

In an unrelated case, two teens arrested after alleged threaten material was posted online were bound over to the grand jury.

John Pacinhik and Samuel Patrick, both 18, and both of 179 Township Road 1233, will have their cases heard by a Lawrence County grand jury to determine if there is enough evidence to indict them on charges of second-degree inducing panic, for which they were arrested earlier this month.

Additionally, Pacinkik was charged with fourth-degree trafficking in drugs (marijuana).

The two were arrested on April 1 following a report from the Fairland School District that alleged “alarming material” had been posted through the social media site Instagram.

Search warrants were executed at homes on 179 Township Road 1233 (Orchard Drive) Proctorville and 121 Township Road 1105 (Demaria Street) at which time investigators collected storage and media devices, computers, cellular telephones, weapons, letters and notebooks, ammunition, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.