Judge David Nibert will hear a motion today to dismiss charges against John M. Richards, who was indicted and scheduled to be tried in Calhoun Circuit Court on charges related to operating a meth lab in Grantsville.

The motion is being made by Richards' attorney Robert Catlett.

The Grantsville Detachment of the State Police advised Prosecutor Matt Minney that physical evidence that would have been used in the Richard's case was destroyed or discarded by the agency.

Other cases scheduled for today:

- State vs. Christina Vandal, pre-trial felony hearing

- State vs. Stephen M. Buvoltz, felony status hearing

- Civil: Ross vs. Marathon

- Civil: Cornell vs. Adkins & Ferrell

- Civil: Hildreth vs, Stutler

- Civil: Bevins vs. Parsons

- Civil: Kight vs. Baker

- Civil: Berry vs. Freed