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South Point woman completes treatment in lieu of conviction

A South Point woman got some good news from Common Pleas Judge D. Scott Bowling on Wednesday.

Kimbralee Boyd, 23, was found not guilty of a count of second-degree illegal manufacture of drugs after successfully completing drug treatment in lieu of conviction.

“Not many people are given the opportunity to do treatment in lieu and very few complete it,” Mike Gleichauf, assistant prosecutor, said.

Carl Bowen II, chief of the Adult Probation Agency, said the woman had completed all treatment that was asked of her over the past year and now has a full-time job.

Warren Morford, Boyd’s attorney, said his client planned to stay clean.

“She is straight and doesn’t have a desire to return to her former life of drug abuse,” Morford said.

“Now I have the pleasure of finding you not guilty … it is as if you have been cleared of the indictment,” Bowling said. “I commend you and pat you on the back. We are proud of you and want to see you succeed.”

In other cases:

• Damien Fox, 28, of 127 Township Road 1021, South Point, was arraigned on a fifth-degree count of theft and two misdemeanor counts of theft, to which he pleaded not guilty.

Bowling continued bond from a lower court and added a $10,000 own-recognizance bond. A pretrial was set for May 28.

• Toby Nelson, 38, of 2418 S. Seventh St., Ironton, was arraigned on a fifth-degree count of identity fraud, to which he pleaded not guilty. Bowling set bond at $10,000 OR and set a pretrial for May 28.

• Aaron Quinn, 28, of 63 Township Road 1023, South Point, was arraigned on a fifth-degree and misdemeanor count of theft, to which he pleaded not guilty. Bowling continued bond from a lower court and added a $10,000 OR bond. A pretrial was set for May 28.

• William Stambaugh, 24, of 706 1/2 S. Fourth St., Ironton, was arraigned on a bill of information of third and fourth-degree counts of possession of drugs. The man pleaded guilty and was sentenced to four years community control sanctions under intensive supervised probation, STAR, $3,750 in fines and a one-year driver’s license suspension.

• April Dillon, 30, of 30133 Magnolia Ave., Sorrento, Fla., was arraigned on counts of fifth-degree possession of drugs, misdemeanor endangering children and misdemeanor possession of drug abuse instruments, to which she pleaded not guilty.

Bowling continued bond from a lower court and added a $10,000 OR bond. A pretrial was set for May 28.

• Gregory Riggs, 24, of 7685 State Route 243, South Point, admitted CCS violations and was sentenced to 10 months in prison.

• Wendi Trogdon, 22, of 625 Pike St., Coal Grove, was arraigned on a bill of information of two fifth-degree counts of theft, to which she pleaded not guilty. Bowling set bond at $5,000 cash or surety plus $10,000 OR and GPS monitoring. A pretrial was set for May 28.