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Common pleas court hears cases

Drug trafficking cases fill dockets

• Michael Gore, 28, of 1422 S. Fifth St., Ironton, was arraigned on a bill of information of fifth-degree theft, to which he pleaded not guilty. Judge D. Scott Bowling continued bond from a lower court and added a $5,000 own-recognizance bond. A pretrial was set for Oct. 28.

• Tyler Denney, 28, of 621 S. Eighth St. Apt. D., Ironton, pleaded guilty to a fifth-degree count of possession of heroin. Bowling sentenced the man to treatment in lieu of conviction, which will include completing the STAR program, out patient treatment and 200 hours of community service.

• Charlie Adkins, 35, of 1020 Oak St. Apt. 2, Kenova, pleaded guilty to a count of fourth-degree vandalism of a railroad crossing and misdemeanor counts of theft and criminal trespass. A presentence investigation was ordered and sentencing was set for Oct. 21.

• Tahzarai Pitts, 20, of 12322 W. Parkway, Detroit, Michigan, pleaded guilty to a fifth-degree count of harassment by an inmate. Bowling ordered a presentence investigation and set bond at $10,000 OR. Sentencing was set for Oct. 28.

• David Smith, 31, of 3060 County Road 1, South Point, was arraigned on counts of third-degree failure to comply and misdemeanor resisting arrest, to which he pleaded not guilty. Bowling continued bond from a lower court plus $20,000 OR. A pretrial was set for Oct. 28.

• Charles Calloway, 60, of 14618 Puritas Ave., Cleveland, was arraigned on a fourth-degree count of DUI, to which he pleaded not guilty. Bond was continued from a lower court plus $20,000 OR. A pretrial was set for Oct. 28.

• Brandon McComas, 18, of 749 Rockwood Ave., Chesapeake, was arraigned on one fourth- and two fifth-degree counts of trafficking in heroin, to which he pleaded not guilty. Bowling set bond at $10,000 property and $10,000 real estate plus GPS monitoring. A pretrial was set for Oct. 28.

• Zachary Morrison, 22, of 1306 S. Fourth St., Ironton, was arraigned on a third-degree count of theft of a firearm, to which he pleaded guilty. Bowling set bond at $10,000 OR plus GPS and set sentencing for Oct. 21.

• Andy Baise, 38, of 308 Township Road 109, South Point, pleaded guilty to a third-degree and two fourth-degree counts of trafficking in drugs. Sentencing was set for Nov. 4.

• Jacques Wooten, 34, of 1173 County Road 1 Lot 47, South Point, pleaded guilty to a fourth-degree count of vandalism of a railroad crossing, fifth-degree possession of criminal tools and misdemeanor counts of theft and criminal trespass. Sentencing was set for Oct. 21.

• Mark Miller, 42, of 310 Chinns Branch, Wurtland, Kentucky, was arraigned on counts of fourth-degree assault on a peace officer and misdemeanor resisting arrest, to which he pleaded not guilty. Bowling set bond at $10,000 OR and set a pretrial for Oct. 21.

• Brandi McMaster, 32, of 167 Township Road 1007, Chesapeake, pleaded guilty to fifth-degree counts of possession of heroin and possession of drugs. Bowling sentenced her to treatment in lieu, which includes completion of the STAR program.

• Andrew McGuire, 25, of 2536 Township Road 177, Willow Wood, admitted community control sanctions violations and was sentenced to six months in prison.

• Jessica Williams, 26, of 1632 Ohio St., Detroit, Michigan, was arraigned on third-degree counts of trafficking in drugs, tampering with evidence and possession of drugs, to which she pleaded not guilty. Judge Charles Cooper transferred a $100,000 bond from a lower court and set a pretrial for Oct. 21.

• Brianna D. Bond, 21, of 605 S. Eighth St., Ironton, was arraigned on third-degree count of illegal conveyance of a drug of abuse on the grounds of a specified governmental facility, to which she pleaded not guilty. Cooper set bond at $10,000 cash or surety plus $10,000 OR. A pretrial was set for Oct. 21.

• Herbert Delawder, 37, of 109 Lane St., Coal Grove, was sentencing to four years CCS under intensive supervised probation a $5,000 fine and a one-year driver’s license for a third-degree count of trafficking in drugs, to which he previously pleaded guilty.