Bond now 600K for man accused of taking off with 14-year-old


Mark Edwards, 44, accused of taking off with a 14-year-old Springfield girl, was back in court.

He was arraigned Thursday afternoon in Clark County Common Pleas Court on felony failure to comply with a police order, felony violating a protection order and four counts of interference with custody charges. Edwards pleaded not guilty to all charges and was given a $100,000 bond, lower than the $375,000 bond originally given to Edwards after his indictment.

Edwards' total bond is $600,000 -- $100,000 on the charges from February and $500,000 from the unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and charges from September 2013. Edwards remains booked in the Clark County Jail.


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