Geoffrey Harold Harvey, 31, of Logan, pled guilty in U.S. District Court on June 14. Harvey entered a guilty plea to using and discharging a deadly weapon during a robbery on Nov. 13. Harvey attempted to rob the Family Discount Pharmacy in Stollings to get drugs and the incident turned into a standoff with area police. Quick thinking pharmacists gave Harvey some drugs hoping he would pass out, so they could escape when he fired the weapon, putting several people in jeopardy during the incident. Harvey will be sentenced on Sept. 6 and faces up to 35 years in prison and a $500,000 fine.
One man entered a guilty plea and another was sentenced recently in Logan Circuit court on drug charges.
Roger Bias, 54, entered a guilty plea on June 8 on the charge of Conspiracy to Deliver a Controlled Substance.
According to court documents, Bias' attorney Gerald Merceruio explained the nature of the charges to Bias as well as the possible application of the Habitual Criminal Act, which Bias may face at any convictions.
On his Defendant's Statement in Support of Guilty Plea paperwork Bias admitted he was taking xanax, percocet, and ms contin medications (for which he had a prescription) and that his participation in the crime consisted of "contacting Brandon Turner and going down to (his) house and provided cocaine."
Bias will be sentenced at a later date and faces 1-5 years on the charges and a fine up to $10,000.
Brandon Turner, 20, received a sentence of 1-15 years on charges of Delivery of a Controlled Substance on June 12.
According to court records, an alternative sentence for Turner was accepted of three years probation and four months incarceration at the Southwestern Regional Jail at Holden.