Jury Trial Scheduled for Today in Starke Circuit Court

  A jury trial will be held in Starke Circuit Court today.

Brad Allen is facing charges of dealing in methamphetamine, a Class B felony, and possession of precursors and/or chemical reagents, a Class D felony. The alleged incident occurred on June 3, 2013.

A 12-member jury will be seated this morning and opening statements and witness testimony will occur following the seating of the jury.

Chief Deputy Prosecutor Mary Ryan stated that she will call six, possibly seven, witnesses while defense attorney Richard Ballard said he will call five witnesses. One witness will be the defendant.

The trial is expected to take two days.