Mount Vernon News

By Mount Vernon News
January 24, 2013 9:16 am EST


MOUNT VERNON — Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster requested a continuance in the trial of Richard Posey Jr.


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A jury trial, originally scheduled for Tuesday, has been postponed until March 5.

Posey was arrested on Sept. 11, 2012, following a traffic citation, on charges of drug trafficking in heroin. He was indicted by the grand jury in October on 15 felony counts including engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, human trafficking, compelling prostitution, receiving stolen property, possession of cocaine and heroin.

Posey remains in the Knox County Jail on a $100,000 bond. He is being represented by James Giles.

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