Virgil Shipley/News Rachel Greer, left, sits with attorney Bruce Malek while listening to details of her bond hearing from Judge Otho Eyster on Tuesday in Knox County Court of Common Pleas. Purchase
MOUNT VERNON — Bond was set Tuesday for five more individuals allegedly involved in the multi-state drug trafficking ring which resulted in a 404-count indictment of 12 people last week.
Appearing before Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster, and represented by Bruce Malek of the Knox County Public Defender’s Office, were Rachel Greer and David Yankovich, both of Columbus. Each received a $25,000 cash surety bond with no 10 percent provision at the request of Knox County Assistant Prosecutor Michael Miller. Greer is facing a 23-count indictment and Yankovich a 25-count indictment. Both pleaded not guilty to the second-degree felony charges of aggravated drug trafficking.
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