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July 10, 2014

Drug case waived to court, others continued

NEW CASTLE — One of the people charged in a June 23 heroin ring bust has waived all charges to court.

Cases of eight co-defendants have been continued.

Jamie Leigh Clobus, 28, of 836 Harrison St., Tuesday waived her charges to court. She is charged with corrupt organization, conspiracy to manufacture, deliver or possess a controlled substance with intent to deliver, solicitation of minors to traffic in drugs, solicitation of minors in a drug free school zone and corruption of minors.

She remains in the Lawrence County jail on $150,000 bond.

Others arrested as part of the ring include:

•Michael Lee Schmidt, 34, 915 Clarence Ave., identified as the ring leader. His case is continued to Aug. 13. He remains in jail on $250,000 bond. He faces 17 charges including corrupt organization, conspiracy solicitation of minors to traffic drugs, solicitation of minors in a drug free school zone and corruption of minors.

•Anthony Schmidt, 37, 915 Clarence Ave., also continued to Aug. 13. He faces charges of corrupt organization, manufacture, delivery or possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, and conspiracy. He remains in jail on $250,000 bond.

•Christopher M. Gravatt, 29, 2123 N. Scott St. His case is continued, but no date has been set. He faces 11 charges including corrupt organization, manufacture, delivery or possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and conspiracy. He remains in jail unable to post $250,000 bond.

•Paul Gravatt Jr., 34, 223 N. Scott St. His case is continued, but no date has been set. He is charged with corrupt organization, manufacture, delivery or possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, conspiracy, and criminal use of communication facility. His bond, initially set at $250,000, was lowered to $25,000. He remains in the Lawrence County jail.

•Stacy Nicole Heaney, 33, 245 Fern St. Her case is continued, but no date has been set. She facing 12 charges including corrupt organization, manufacture, delivery or possession of a controlled substance, conspiracy, solicitation of minors to traffic drugs, solicitation of minors in a drug free school zone, and corruption of minors. She remains in jail on $250,000 bond.

•Jamal Pierre Hill, 37, 245 Fern St., continued to July 23. He is facing 10 charges including corrupt organization, manufacture, delivery or possession of a controlled substance, conspiracy, solicitation of minors to traffic drugs, solicitation of minors in a drug free school zone, and corruption of minors. He remains jailed on $250,000 bond.

•Jodi Hoover, 39, 208 N. Ray St. Her case is continued, but no date has been set. She is charged with corrupt organization. Her bond, initially $100,000, was lowered to $15,000. She remains in jail.

•Mark Anthony Ortiz, 29, 245 Fern St. His case is continued, but no date has been set. He is charged with corrupt organization, conspiracy, solicitation of minors to traffic drugs, solicitation of minors in a drug free school zone and corruption of minors. He remains jailed on $250,000 bond.

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