Judge boosts bond, Edwards remains in jail

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – Mark Edwards was in court in Clark County Friday morning for a bond hearing.

Edwards, who was captured last Friday in Springfield after running off for three days with a 14-year-old girl, is being held under two separate bonds.

The first bond of $50,000 is for a similar incident with the same girl in September 2013.

The second bond of $375,000 is set for February 2014 incident.

In today’s hearing, the judge amended the $50,000 bond to $500,000, making Edwards’ total bond for both cases $875,000.

Edwards remains in the Clark County Jail on charges of kidnapping, rape, and custodial interference.

WDTN.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

blog comments powered by Disqus