By Heather Clower
The Parsons Advocate

            It was an unusually brief morning for the Honorable Judge James Courrier in Tucker County Circuit Court on Wednesday, May 8.  In addition to a few juvenile cases, he only had hearings from five other individuals.

Moran and Attorney Easton discussing the next steps in his case

Appearing first in the court room was Dustin Moran with his attorney, Brent Easton.  Prosecuting Attorney Ray LaMora updated Courrier on the status of evidence being processed from the crime lab and a plea agreement is currently in consideration by Moran.  However, that decision cannot be made until the evidence results are back from the lab.  There was also a motion by LaMora to amend the indictment for a minor clerical error, which works in favor of Moran taking his potential sentencing per count from one to fifteen years to a one to five.  The date of June 10 at 3:15 p.m. has been set with high hopes of having all…

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