|Cases against "The Lone Methranger" John M. Richards of Grantsville slowed because Richards requested a new attorney.|
Richards appeared before Judge David Nibert yesterday, requesting that his attorney John Oshoway be discharged from representing him.
Nibert granted the request, saying he would seek to have a new attorney appointed within the next week.
Richard's case is continued to April, a status conference. His offenses are related to stolen goods and the alleged operation of a clandestine meth lab in south Grantsville.
Jennifer Jones appeared before Judge Nibert with a motion from her attorney Rocky Holmes requesting a dismissal of the case against her because of "unnecessary pre-indictment delay."
The case is related to drug charges brought against her.
Prosecutor Matt Minney told the court Ms. Jones has been given generous considerations related to her circumstances, saying the case was still moving along in a timely manner.
Judge Nibert denied Jones' motion for dismissal.
Eddie Ackley was sent to Central Regional Jail for 1-5 years following his violation of probation, related to a B & E.
John Arthur's probation was also revoked, related to a DUI he received during the probationary period.
A plea arrangement was granted to Alfred Glen "Bucky" Rose.
Walter Singleton did not appear to surrender to a jail sentence. His charges are related to possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.
Trial was set for David Phares II, 32, of Glenville on April 18, regarding obtaining property by worthless check.
Trial was set for Sherrie Lea Davis of Millstone on April 18, related to meth lab charges.
A disposition hearing was conducted for Robert Starcher and a hearing was held on a motion for parole for Marvin Holstein, related to a marijuana charge.