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Six Face New Charges in Marion County Court

By Bruce Kropp, WJBD News

Four people face new felony charges in Marion County Court following arrests over the New Years holiday.  

Bond was set at $10,000 for 19-year-old Dustin Cassidy of Boone Street in Salem after he was formally charged with aggravated fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer and resisting arrest.   Cassidy is accused of causing more than $300 damage to a car owned by Ashawnta Marquis of Farina while trying to drive away from Salem Police.  Cassidy was also charged with resisting arrest for later attempting to run from a Salem Police Officer.

The three others face drug charges.  Bond was set at $10,000 for Rachel Reeve of North Lincoln in Centralia for unlawful possession of less than 15 grams of heroin.  The drugs were allegedly found in the home where she was staying.  32-year-old Sara Davis of North Wood in Odin had bond set at $15,000 after being charged with possession of less than five grams of methamphetamine and possession of cannabis. She was arrested during a traffic stop.  Bond was set at $5,000 for 19-year-old Nicholas Hempen of East Bryan in Salem after he was charged with unlawful possession of cannabis with intent to deliver.  Hempen was taken into custody by Salem Police who were investigating an argument in Bryan Memorial Park.

Two others have been given notices to appear in court on new misdemeanor charges.  36-year-old Tonya White of Porter Street in Kinmundy has been charged with theft of under $500 from Charles Rose on November 21st.  22-year-old Cashjuan Harbor of South 19th in Mt. Vernon faces a new charge of unlawful possession of under 2.5 grams of cannabis.    

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