WKYT - Winchester - Headlines

Attorneys for Clark County fire couple ask for lower bonds

By: Wendy Enneking Email
By: Wendy Enneking Email

Winchester residents Anthony and Debra Poole were back in court today for a preliminary hearing. However, the judge ordered the hearing to be continued as on of their attorneys had a scheduling conflict.

The Poole's each face a second-degree arson charge related to a fire at their Winchester home on December 17th. Investigators believe the Poole's set the fire as a way to benefit from the generosity of community members following such events. Police say the Poole's were also involved in a house fire recently in West Virginia.

The Poole's have seven children who are currently being cared for by other family members.

Defense attorneys asked the judge for a reduction in the $20,000 cash bond currently in place for each of them. That request was denied and the Poole's remain in custody in the Clark County Detention Center.

Disqus has not been setup for this website.
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 80334667 - wkyt.com/a?a=80334667
Gray Television, Inc.