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Judge finds Probable Cause that two of three suspects in a Doniphan meth deal turned robbery could have committed the crime, one waives preliminary examination

Sep 26, 2013 -- 5:00pm

Three people from Doniphan who were arrested on charges of armed robbery and first degree assault of two women appeared in court Wednesday. 30-year-old Raymond H. Olivio, 46-year-old Pamela W. Clanton, and 27-year-old Tabitha L. Scrivner appeared for a Preliminary Hearing before Thomas Swindle. Swindle found that there was enough evidence to find probable cause in both Olivio and Scrivner’s cases. Clanton’s attorney waved her Preliminary Examination. All three pled not guilty before Swindle in August. The victims told the Ripley County Sheriff's Department they were trying to buy meth  when they were allegedly robbed, beaten and left stripped of their clothing east of Doniphan. The victims claimed Scrivner, Clanton, and Olivio all drove the two women to an area near Center Hill Church. Clanton reportedly accused the women of stealing from her and displayed a firearm. Olivio allegedly struck one of them with a pistol.  The three then reportedly robbed them, told them to remove their clothing, and left. Olivio, Clanton, and Scrivner are scheduled to be arraigned on October 7th before Judge Michael Pritchett. 

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