MEIGS COUNTY — Meigs County Sheriff Robert Beegle reports on recent arrests and court appearances.
Deputies arrested Christopher Burris, 29, White Oak Road, Pomeroy, on Monday on a misdemeanor charge of cultivation of marijuana after over three dozen plants were found on this property. According to Beegle, Burris admitted to owning the plants. He was also charged with intimidation, a felony of the third degree.
Burris appeared before Meigs County Court Judge Steve Story and bond was set at $25,000 with 10 percent permitted.
Burris is also being held on a warrant for failure to appear from Athens County.
Arrested on Tuesday following a traffic stop by the Pomeroy Police were Michael Bing and Doris Arnold.
Bing, 31, of Pomeroy, was arrested for failure to appear for a hearing in Meigs County Common Pleas Court on a drug charge.
Arnold, 29, was arrested on a four-count indictment. Charges in the indictment were aggravated possession of drugs on Dec. 10 and 17, 2009 and aggravated trafficking in oxycodone on Dec. 10 and 17, 2009.
Making court appearances in Meigs County Common Pleas Court were Lori Leedy and William Adams.
Leedy, 47, of Nelsonville, formerly of Washington County, appeared for arraignment on an indictment of one count burglary on March 27 of the Charles Humphrey residence at Reedsville, and two counts of complicity to breaking and entering at DV Weber Construction on May 11 and May 20.
Bond for Leedy was set at $10,000 with 10 percent permitted. An attorney was appointed and a bond hearing was set for Monday.
Adams, 36, formerly of Washington County, appeared for arraignment on an indictment charging five counts of breaking and entering of the DV Weber Construction on April 16, May 11, 17, 18 and 20.
An attorney was appointed and bond set at $10,000 with 10 percent permitted.