Arraignments held following grand jury indictments


Beth Sergent - bsergent@civitasmedia.com



POINT PLEASANT — Some of those receiving indictments by the September term of the grand jury were recently in Mason County Circuit Court for arraignment.

While appearing for arraignment, defendants entered a plea to the charges and dates were set for pretrial hearings as well as for the actual trials.

Those recently appearing before Judge David W. Nibert were: Tyler D. Wamsley, 22, Gallipolis Ferry, not guilty to armed robbery in the first degree; petit larceny, pretrial at 1:30 p.m., Oct. 16, trial 9:30 a.m., Oct. 27. Richard C. Stewart, 21, Southside, not guilty to malicious assault, pretrial at 2 p.m., Oct. 16, trial at 9:30 a.m., Oct. 27. Justin Edinger, 27, Point Pleasant, not guilty to entering without breaking; grand larceny, pretrial at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 22, trial at 9:30 a.m., January 12, 2016. Robert G. Stevens, 38, Gallipolis Ferry, not guilty to possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, five counts, pretrial at 2:15 p.m., Oct. 16, trial at 9:30 a.m., Oct. 27.

Jill Montgomery, 36, Point Pleasant, not guilty to entering without breaking; grand larceny; conspiracy, pretrial at 2:30 p.m., Oct. 16, trial at 9:30 a.m., Oct. 27. Jamie Russell, 38, Point Pleasant, not guilty to entering without breaking; grand larceny; conspiracy, pretrial at 2:30 p.m., Oct. 16, trial at 9:30 a.m., Oct. 27. Justin C. Erb, 22, Mason, not guilty to burglary; grand larceny, pretrial at 1 p.m., Oct. 16, trial at 9:30 a.m., Oct. 27. Kelly Messer, Jr., 55, Gallipolis, Ohio, not guilty to burglary, two counts; petit larceny; trespassing, two counts, pretrial 10 a.m., Dec. 22, trial at 9:30 a.m., Jan. 12, 2016. Bethany D. Harris, 30, West Columbia, not guilty to identity theft, pretrial at 9:30 a.m., Dec. 22, trial at 9:30 a.m., Jan. 12, 2016.

Billy C. Edwards, 33, Milton, not guilty to petit larceny, pretrial at 1:30 p.m., Jan. 15, 2016, trial at 9:30 a.m., Jan. 26, 3016. James Keyser, 25, Gallipolis Ferry, not guilty to sexual abuse in the first degree, four counts; sexual abuse by a custodian, pretrial at 2 p.m., Jan. 14, 2016, trial at 9:30 a.m., Jan. 26, 2016. Richard D. Turner, 34, Evans, not guilty to sexual assault in the third degree, pretrial at 2:30 p.m., Jan. 14, 2016, trial at 9:30 a.m., Jan. 26, 2016. Natalie M. Taylor, 37, Glenwood, not guilty to driving under the influence, third offense; drive revoked, DUI related, first offense, pretrial at 2:15 p.m., Oct. 16, trial at 9:30 a.m., Oct. 27. David McDonald, 29, Point Pleasant, not guilty to forgery, two counts, pretrial at 2:45 p.m., Jan. 14, 2016, trial at 9:30 a.m., Jan. 26, 2016. Sidney A. Little, 23, Rutland, Ohio, not guilty to receiving stolen goods; conspiracy, pretrial at 3:15 p.m., Oct. 16, trial at 9:30 a.m., Oct. 27.

Beth Sergent

bsergent@civitasmedia.com

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