Five Face New Felony Charges In Marion County CourtFive people face new felony charges in Marion County Court following weekend arrests.
23-year-old Xavier Wesley of South Lincoln in Centralia had bond set at $10,000 after being charged with unlawful possession of 30 to 500 grams of cannabis with intent to deliver. Wesley was arrested at the Bell Tower Inn after several occupants of neighboring rooms complained of a cannabis smell. Centralia Police say they recovered 60 grams of cannabis in 23 individual packages. If released on bond, Wesley was ordered to undergo random drug testing.
A 42-year-old Salem man faces a drug charge following a weekend traffic stop. Darrell Donoho of Lowery Lane was charged with possession of under five grams of methamphetamine. Bond was set at $10,000. Donoho was also ticketed for driving under the influence, having a defective windshield and improper turn signal.
A 22-year-old Salem man has been charged with aggravated battery following an altercation at the Skate Park in Bryan Memorial Park in Salem. Mark Walker of West Boone is accused of striking Brandon Schuldt in the face on April 26th. Bond was set at $10,000.
Bond has been set at $10,000 for 23-year-old Brody Vest of Liberty Tree Road in Iuka after he was charged with forgery. Vest is accused of cashing a $35 check on the account of Robyn Burroughs.
Bond was set at $50,000 for 44-year-old George Barnes of North Maple in Centralia who was formally charged with violation of an order of protection. Barnes was arrested by Centralia Police early Saturday morning after allegedly breaking out a window in a car owned by Bonnie Burnett on West Third Street in Centralia.
Donoho said he would hire his own attorney. The other four had the public defender appointed to represent them.
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Police Beat for Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014