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COLUMBIA CITY â€” A man wishing to represent himself in court has had his trial continued until March 18.
Terrance Ward, 31, was arrested in July of 2012 on six charges. His counts were: Dealing in methamphetamine; possession of methamphetamine; possession of two or more precursors for the manufacture of methamphetamine; maintaining a common nuisance; possession of synthetic cannabinoids and possession of paraphernalia.
In January, Ward expressed a desire to represent himself in his trial. He was granted this request, and attorney Scott Lennox was appointed as his stand-by counsel.
In Whitley County Circuit Court Monday, Judge James Heuer was attempting to set up a trial date for Ward. Whitley County Prosecutor Matt Rentschler requested a continuance in the hearing.
â€śWe are working diligently on other avenues,â€ť he said. â€śI suspect later this week we will know where the trial is going.â€ť
Joshua Lemmon was also in Whitley County Circuit Court Monday. He set a change-of-plea hearing for Monday, April 8.
Justin Pontious had his request for bond reduction denied.
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