A Georgesville man appeared in court Monday after almost a year-and-a-half with an arrest warrant out in Madison County.
Harland Hanshaw, 29, was arraigned on a single count of complicity to burglary in Madison County Common Pleas Court. He is charged for reportedly assisting with a break-in on Jan. 1, 2014.
Hanshaw is accused of helping William Boyd, 37, of Columbus, break into a home on West Jefferson-Kiousville Road in West Jefferson, according to a report from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.
Boyd was sentenced to four years in prison in March 2014 for a single count of burglary, according to court records.
Hanshaw was recently transported from Ross County Jail in Chillicothe. He said in a letter to the court that he was unaware that he had a warrant out in Madison County.
He also said in the letter that at the time of the incident, he was unaware Boyd was committing a burglary. He said he only drove Boyd to the house to buy drugs for both of them.
Judge Eamon Costello ordered a $100,000 cash surety bond for Hanshaw. Mike Murray was appointed to represent him.
Hanshaw’s informal pretrial hearing is currently scheduled for July 20.
Brandon Semler can be reached at 740-852-1616, ext. 1615 or via Twitter @BrandonSemler.
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