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Court with Judge Ridley

Leon District Court was held Wednesday, June 26th, in Centerville. The Honorable District Judge Hal Ridley presided. Present to represent the state were Leon District Attorney Hope Knight and Assistant District Attorney Keith Cook.

The trial for Timothy Paul Murnane of Buffalo was reset. Murnane is charged with two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance. The attorney for Murnane is Chris Crier. Murnane is free on bonds totaling $10,000.

Daphne Lynn Copeland of Normangee was arraigned on a charge of Credit Card or Debit Card Abuse. Copeland, who is free on a $2,500 bond, plead not guilty. The attorney representing Copeland is Charley Johnson.

The case against Lisa Michelle Koym of Centerville was reset. Koym is charged with Forgery Financial Instrument, and with two counts of Burglary of a Habitation. Koym is free on bonds totaling $21,500. The attorney for Koym is Kelly Weeks.

Leslie Bruce Grantland of Buffalo was in court for a pre-trial in his case. No motions were made. Grantland, who has been held in the Leon County Jail, is charged with Theft of Property and with Burglary of a Habitation. The attorney for Grantland is Chris Grier.

Christopher S. Boles of Centerville was in court for allegations that he has violated the terms of his probation. Boles, who is represented by Attorney Stanley Sokolowski, is charged with Prohibitive Substance in a Correctional Facility. The case was reset.

Michael W. Griggs, Jr. of Houston was in court for allegations that he violated the terms of his probation. A hearing was set for July. Griggs, who is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, is currently free on a $20,000 bond. Griggs appeared without an attorney, and Judge Ridley instructed him to hire counsel and notify the court when he does.

Casey Michelle Noey of Buffalo was in court for a hearing on a motion in her case. Noey, currently held in the county jail, is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance The attorney for Noey is Stanley Sokolowski; no motions were made.

James Donald Tucker, Jr. was in court for a hearing on a motion in his case, but his attorney, Raymond Sanders, was not present. Tucker, who is being held in the county jail, is charged with Driving While Intoxicated, 3rd or More. Allegations by the state have been made that Tucker has violated terms of his probation.