The trial of suspended Hope Town Marshal Donald Randy Bailey has been continued until early 2015, according to court records.
Bartholomew Circuit Court Judge Stephen Heimann granted a request by the prosecution and defense for extra preparation time. The jury trial, originally scheduled to start Tuesday, has been reset for 8:30 a.m. Jan. 20, court records show.
Also, a change-of-plea hearing has been rescheduled for 11 a.m. Jan. 5, and a pretrial conference hearing on pending motions has been reset for 1:30 p.m. Dec. 18, according to court records.
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