Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

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April 21, 2014

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EFFINGHAM —

• Steven A. Mays, 41, of Ashland, Ky., for possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony. Mays faces a preliminary hearing at 11 a.m. Thursday. He remains in jail in lieu of $20,000 bond.

• Timothy A. Bradley, 30, of Effingham for driving while license revoked, a Class 4 felony. Bradley is accused of having three citations for driving under the influence of alcohol or similar charges after his arrest on March 10. He has been ordered to appear in court at 9 a.m. May 14. He is free on $150 bail.

• Staci A. Bierman, 27, of Effingham, for two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony. Bierman was arrested for possession of a substance containing heroin and possession of clonazepam on March 18. Pre-trial has been set for 10 a.m. June 11, with jury selection set for 8:30 a.m. July 7. She remains in jail in lieu of $5,000 bond.

• Jody E. Tindle, 54, of Murphysboro, for driving while license revoked, a Class 4 felony. Tindle has been ordered to appear in court at 9 a.m. May 5 and is free on $300 bail.

• Bradley R. Loy, 31, of Effingham was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony. Loy is accused of possessing lorazepam and clonazepam. Pre-trial is set for 10 a.m. May 1. Loy is free on $1,500 bail.

• Jamie L. Kane, 27, of Effingham was charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, a Class 3 felony; and two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance for possession of a substance containing heroin and clonazepam, both of which are Class 4 felonies. Pre-trial is set for 10 a.m. June 17, with jury selection set for 8:30 a.m. July 7. Kane remains in jail in lieu of $5,000 bond.

• Justin Nelson, 28, of Effingham, was charged of two counts of possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony. Nelson is accused of possessing heroin and clonazepam on March 18. He has been ordered to appear in court at 11 a.m. May 7. He remains in jail in lieu of $35,000 bond.

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