Justin Newman, 29, will not be getting out of jail anytime soon after his bond modification was denied, he is being held on a combination of $105,000.00 bond at this time after being charged with charged with providing the fentanyl-laced heroin to a 33-year-old man who died of an overdose in 2015
Newman was charged after the Sept. 16, 2015, death of Joshua Lee Stitt of Donegal Township.
Newman’s attorney, Joseph Charlton, argued that Newman has “strong ties to this community” because he has lived here for the past 20 years and his family lives in the area. He asked for $100,000 unsecured bail, house arrest with electronic monitoring or pretrial supervision.
The District Attorney said in a statement that “he has a history of not showing up to court”