Request for a Public Defender Denied in Adair County Case

A defendant in an Adair County case was denied a request for a public defender. A setting preliminary hearing was continued last week when Jimmie Small, of Kirksville, did not qualify for a public defender. Small is charged with first degree robbery, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon, after he allegedly threatened a repo man man with a shotgun. The setting preliminary hearing was reset for this Wednesday, June 12th.