Case moves forward for man accused of meth manufacture
COLUMBIA CITY — A man accused of manufacturing methamphetamine, among other drug charges, had an attorney appointed for him by Whitley County Circuit Court Monday.Judge James Heuer appointed Jeffrey T. Jones, Jr., to represent Nathan Fugate.Fugate was arrested in January. At his initial hearing, Fugate informed Heuer that he would have private counsel.At a hearing Monday, Fugate told Heuer he needed a public defender and was appointed Jones.To read the rest of this story, see the March 1-2 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.