|Defendant bound over on drug possession charge|
Fernando Lopez, 30, represented by appointed counsel Attorney George Zeilinger, waived his rights to a preliminary hearing in Perkins County Court before Judge Edward D. Steenburg on Dec. 8, and was bound over to District Court.
Lopez is charged with possession of a controlled substance, a Class IV Felony. He remains in Keith County jail on an immigration hold.
Deputy County Attorney Joel Phillips represents the state in prosecuting the case.