A New London man accused of possessing and dealing several drugs has a trial date of Oct. 14.
John W. Youngless III, 33, of 1546 S. U.S. 250, is charged with two counts of trafficking in buprenorphine/naloxone in connection with incidents on Feb. 22 and 24. He also faces one charge each of possession of oxycodone and possession of heroin, both stemming from a March 17 offense.
Youngless recently entered "not guilty" pleas to each of the felonies.
"He might be a medical liability because of his bills," said Huron County Public Defender David Longo when addressing bond.
Huron County Common Pleas Court Judge Jim Conway set Youngless' bail at $10,000. The defendant is subject to random drug screens.
Youngless, who was in the hospital over the weekend for an undisclosed reason, said he has a prior felony conviction, but he isn't on probation or under supervision.
The judge appointed Mike Jackson to represent Youngless due to a conflict with the public defender's office.