Charges dropped

Charges were withdrawn against one defendant, one was bound in absentia and another was held for court during central court proceedings before District Justice Cynthia Lindemuth on Wednesday.

Charges were withdrawn against Johnnie Lee Calhoun, 212 W. Main St., Sheffield. Calhoun had been charged with one count of theft by unlawful taking movable property.

Darius Ray Abbey, 500 Water St, Apt. 1S, was bound in absentia. Abbey has been charged with DIU: General controlled substance schedule two or three first offense, DUI: Controlled substance impaired ability first offense, fail to notify change in address, disregard traffic lane (single), careless driving and failure to use safety belt driver and front seat occupant.

Karen Louise Misko, Jamestown, N.Y., was held for court. Misko has been charged with one count of retail theft take merchandise.