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Trial Set for Man Accused of Selling Meth in School Parking Lot

Posted: Monday, May 11th, 2015 at 6:21 am
Author: KCII News - Nathan Swenson

The trial of a former Mount Pleasant High School janitor is set to begin in late August. Forty-three-year-old Lonnie Jones of Mount Pleasant is facing a felony charge of conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine.

Another Mount Pleasant resident, 35-year-old James Corder, faces the same charge. They were arrested after four homes were searched on March 5th.

According to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Jones was using methamphetamine and selling the drug to non-students in the school’s parking lot. Meth pipes were seized from his belongings at the high school. Jones has entered a plea of not guilty. His trial is scheduled to begin August 25th.