Monday, September 19, 2016
Judge reduces Ace Mohr's bond
Mohr, 23, Carthage, waived his preliminary hearing today in Jasper County Circuit Court on a charge of possession with intent to distribute and his arraignment in Division 3 is scheduled for 9 a.m. November 4.
Judge John Nicholas, who revoked Mohr's bond Thursday, set bond for him once again. Previously, it had been $10,000 cash only. Nicholas set it $10,000 surety.
Mohr was represented at the hearing by attorney Jonathan Pierce, according to online court records.
Mohr's bond was revoked last week after the Joplin Police Department arrested him at Ernie Williamson Music September 3 on a charge of receiving stolen property, namely guitars that had been reported stolen during a burglary at Racine Christian Church in Newton County.
Jasper County Prosecuting Attorney Dean Dankelson charged Mohr with possession of a controlled substance after the Jasper County Sheriff's Department arrested him January 29, 2015. Nothing about intent to distribute was added for more than a year and half despite a probable cause statement in which a Jasper County deputy attested that Mohr sold heroin to an undercover informant at his Carthage home in front of a child.
Mohr has been arrested three times for armed robbery, twice by the Carthage Police Department for robberies at the Sonic Drive-In and the Guest House Motel and by the Joplin Police Department for a robbery at 7th and Moffet.
Dankelson dropped the charges against Mohr for the two Carthage robberies and has yet to file charges against him for the Joplin robbery which took place three weeks ago as of tomorrow.