Pre-trial hearings are today for two Pike County, Missouri drug suspects.  

Kevin Early of Louisiana faces four counts of possession of a controlled substance. Amanda Doyle of Bowling Green is charged with three counts of possession, one count of delivery or possession at a jail and one count of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.

They were arrested by sheriff’s deputies after a traffic stop last February 6 on Pike County Road 402. Jury trials for both suspects are set for August 25.

Another suspect in the case, Deborah Jean Early of Louisiana, is charged with distribution of a controlled substance. A counsel status hearing for her is September Fourth.

One other person was arrested during the investigation. Kindra Williamson of Hannibal, pleaded guilty in March to possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to five years of probation.