The month of May looks to be a busy one for Van Buren County Circuit Court.
Last week, Judge Charles Clawson scheduled dozens of appearances for May 23 and May 30.
A few of those defendants include:
Samuel Gates, who is accused of firing a gun at a passing vehicle last month. He is charged with battery-first degree, terroristic at and possession of firearms by certain persons, all Class B felonies. He will be back in court May 23. His bond is set at $100,000.
Bobby Joe Nixon Jr., charged with a hot check violation, was ordered to hire a lawyer and return to court on May 23. His bond is set at $2,500.
Tessa Dawn Williams bond revocation hearing was set for May 30 after she picked up new charges while out on bond.
Dustin Wayne Burt, charged with theft of property and burglary charges, will be held in jail until he can be transferred to a rehabilitation center. He is due back in court May 30.
Steven Todd Linebarger, who faces multiple charges after a police chase in 2011, will be in court for his pre-trial date on May 30. His jury trial is set for June 27.
Tyler Wayne Delk, charged with rape, was scheduled to appear in court May 30 with a new attorney. His previous public defender, Nathan Morgan, has a conflict in the case.
Chad Bigelow, charged with sexual indecency with a child, will be back in court May 30.
Krystn K. Allen, charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving on a suspended license, had her case rescheduled for court May 30. She is expected to deliver her baby in May.
Brandon Lovell, charged with theft of property and burglary, was ordered back to court May 30.
Clawson was told that federal officials may be taking over a case involving drug charges against Lovell, but Deputy Prosecutor Chad Brown said the cases were unlikely to overlap.