Bond Set for Drug Suspects

By: WTAP News Email
By: WTAP News Email

Bond has been set for four people arrested during a drug bust in Marietta Monday.

A Marietta judge has set bond and preliminary hearing dates for Lawrence Garner, Cassaundra McCormick, Keon Gibson, and David Reed.

Agents with the Major Crimes Task Force executed a search warrant at a Marietta hotel Monday evening and arrested all four suspects.

Garner's total bond is set at $135,000 And has a preliminary hearing February 10.

He faces two charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Tampering with Evidence.

Garner is also facing a federal charge out of Parkersburg for Trafficking in Cocaine and Crack Cocaine.

McCormick's bond is set at $20,000 and faces a Destroying Evidence charge, her preliminary hearing is also set for February 10.

Gibson's bond is set at $20,000 and his preliminary hearing is set for February 10.

He's charged with Possession of Cocaine.

Reed's bond is set at $1,000, his hearing is set for February 22.

He's facing a Drug Pararphernalia charge.


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  • by randyw Location: belpre on Feb 3, 2010 at 06:27 PM
    Right on Ko ....I'm glad someone else can remember that Contra Affair....ironic considering it was Regans wife that started the infamous "Just Say No " program....the main reason we filled our prisons and continue to house more inmates than any other nation on Earth....and don't forget it was Richard Nixon that started the actual modern WAR ON DRUGS and created the DEA....them conseratives are the ones behind this whole drug mess !
  • by ko Location: pburg on Feb 3, 2010 at 03:26 PM
    me,do you remember how ronald reagan a republican conservative funded the illegal iran contra affair after congress cut funding for the contras weapons, his cohorts flooded major cities with cocaine and other drugs with the proceeds going to fund contra weapons,on your computer look up the story about drug dealer ricky ross,this tells the whole story.your comment blaming liberals is totally wrong.
  • by randy Location: belpre on Feb 3, 2010 at 10:32 AM
    For the Love of God ...suspect no#4 was only arrested for possession of a crack pipe...so that is the best use of our tax dollars ? The whole War on Drugs is a sham...this mess has been going on for 40 years and the end result is simply more drugs and more drug usage. Locking up more people all the time has'nt accomplished anything and locking these people up for life is no answer either! Sorry to upset your world "Me" but liberals did'nt create this mess!
  • by Jim Location: Pburg on Feb 3, 2010 at 06:52 AM
    This stuff is not important. Our main focus should be on speeders..the real criminals of society.
  • by me on Feb 3, 2010 at 05:56 AM
    is that all the bond they get. what happened to justice. too many liberals running things. these people should be locked away for life. no bond. that is how you get the drugs off the streets and out of the schools. get tough and quit playing around with these people,
  • by Karen Location: Belpre on Feb 3, 2010 at 01:53 AM
    Let's hope with the bonds being set so low that these people are providing information as to who is really providing these substances. I am sure that cocaine and crack are not "homegrown" so they are obviously coming into this area from somewhere. I'm sure the task forces are doing a great job as we see more and more of these arrests. What a shame for so many young people to waste their lives with an addiction.
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