Bond set at $150,000 for developer French

Richmond developer Justin French is still in Richmond City Jail after being arraigned on nine felony counts this morning.

French was arraigned over a video link at the jail. He is charged with four counts of forgery and four counts of uttering false documents. He is also facing a charge for writing a bad check for greater than $200.

The General District Court judge set a bond of $150,000. French was released on bond at about 2:30p.m. Monday. The clerk said French will participate in pretrial probation. French’s attorney is W.R. “Bill” Baldwin III.

The preliminary hearing will be held November 2 at 11AM with Judge Philip Hairston presiding.

French was arrested by State Police Friday at Richmond International Airport. You can read more about that, and the events leading up to his arrest here.

Stay tuned for more details as they develop.

Richmond developer Justin French is still in Richmond City Jail after being arraigned on nine felony counts this morning.

French was arraigned over a video link at the jail. He is charged with four counts of forgery and four counts of uttering false documents. He is also facing a charge for writing a bad check for greater than $200.

The General District Court judge set a bond of $150,000. French was released on bond at about 2:30p.m. Monday. The clerk said French will participate in pretrial probation. French’s attorney is W.R. “Bill” Baldwin III.

The preliminary hearing will be held November 2 at 11AM with Judge Philip Hairston presiding.

French was arrested by State Police Friday at Richmond International Airport. You can read more about that, and the events leading up to his arrest here.

Stay tuned for more details as they develop.

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Anonymous
Anonymous
11 years ago

Doesn’t the IRS typically freeze a person’s assets in cases like this? Seems he would have a tough time posting bond if that had happened.

Sean C
Sean C
11 years ago

Guess we’ll have to wait until Nov 2 to hear the rest of the story, unless he can post bail.

Interested party
Interested party
11 years ago

With this guys background you gotta know there are alot of masonry jars packed with cash somewhere. I understand he’s been spending alot of time in the OBX! Hmmm, I thought he had to stay in the state.