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Wilma Jones enters not-guilty pleas
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Embattled local kennel owner Wilma Jones entered not-guilty pleas to charges of animal cruelty and drug possession Wednesday during arraignment before Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley.Jones, 72, entered her not-guilty pleas to 10 counts of animal cruelty and five counts of simple possession of controlled substances. She was found to be indigent, prompting Judge Stanley to assign the public defender’s office to handle her case. She will have to pay a $50 fee to the public defender’s office.Her arraignment marked her first appearance in court since she was the target of a sealed indictment issued by the Warren County grand jury last week.