Circuit Court • Judge Gerald M. Prill
Holloway stands mute to heroin charge
Joseph David Holloway Jr., 23, of Elkton, stood mute to a charge of possession of a controlled substance-heroin when he appeared in Huron County Circuit Court on Monday.
Holloway is scheduled to appear in court next for a pretrial at 10 a.m. on May 8. His bond was continued. Holloway is being represented by Bad Axe attorney Andrew Lockard.
Harris jailed for absconding
Bryant Allen Harris, 32, of Bad Axe, received another jail sentence on Monday for violating his probation and absconding while on bond.
Harris received 210 days for absconding bond and 63 days for the probation violation. He was given 63 days credit for time already served in both files.
Huron County Circuit Court Judge Gerald M. Prill told Harris he could serve his time in a residential treatment program if one could be located. Harris will be given credit if he successfully completes the program.
He must pay $168 in fines and costs, but previous monies owed the court were waived as uncollectable. Harris was represented by Sebewaing attorney Jill Schmidt.
Review date set
A probation review date was set for Kelly M. Bauer, who was unable to appear for a scheduled probation violation arraignment Monday due to medical issues.
Bauer was placed on 18 months probation following a 90-day jail sentence ordered in January, 2015 for a felony conviction of embezzlement of an agent or trustee of between $1,000 and $20,000. At the time of his sentencing, the former LJ Gascho Furniture Co. crew leader who stole from his employer because he was angry about shift changes.
The court ordered Bauer to pay $20 per week beginning Friday and to provide documentation proving his health issue. His probation was extended to Jan. 26, 2020, but no additional jail time was ordered.