Three Princeton boys are facing multiple charges in Mercer County that authorities say stem from reports of burglary, theft, and property damage.
Mercer county's prosecuting attorney, John Young filed 19 felonies each against the trio of youths from June 28th.
One of the defendants, 18 year old Thomas Logan Mallinson, through an attorney,waived a reliminary hearing while appearing yesterday (Tuesday) in the associate division. Mallinson was bound over to Division One of Mercer County Circuit Court with his next court appearance scheduled August 7th.
Another defendant, 18 year old Vince Edward Jennings, appeared in the associate
division yesterday. Through an attorney, a continuance was requested, then approved,
with Jennings to return to the same court on August 6th.
Previously scheduled to appear in associate circuit court August 6th is another defendant, 18 year old Colton Joe Nelson.
Each pleaded not guilty during their initial court appearance July 2nd. After setting bonds at 50 thousand dollars each, Judge Brad Funk approved requests by attorneys for the boys to be conditionally released from custody on their own recognizance bonds with stipulations involving family members, law enforcement and the legal system.
Online court records indicate each of the boys face as many as 19 felonies for their alleged
involvement regarding incidents ranging from January 30th through June 21st. (other dates listed as February 18th, May 17th, and June 20th) Court records list seven counts of second degree burglary, eight counts of stealing, and four counts of property damage in the first degree this year in Mercer County.