An initial hearing in the case of Avery Mullins was held Wednesday in Starke Circuit Court.
Mullins, who was arrested on June 6, pleaded not guilty to charges of Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, a Class B felony, plus Possession of a Narcotic Drug and Possession of a Syringe as Class D felonies. He was also charged with a misdemeanor count of Possession of Paraphernalia.
Mullins’ next court date is set for Aug. 7.
Avery Mullins remains in the Starke County Jail on a surety bond of $50,000.