CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Bridgeport Mayor Mario Blount pleaded not guilty Friday to federal drug charges related to his works as a pharmacist.

Blount appeared for an arraignment before U.S. Magistrate Judge John Kaull. Blount and co-defendants Angie and April Davis all entered pleas of not guilty.

Judge Kaull has set a 9:30 a.m., Aug. 4 trial date.

The defendants are alleged to have conspired over the last three years to distribute prescription painkillers for non-legitimate medical purposes. They were arrested back on Tuesday.

All three are free on bond.

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  • DWL

    Yep a true liberal democrat. Talks out of his rear and everything turns to crap, just like it smells. Prison - The retirement home of liberal (d)'s.