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AN INMATE OF THE NORTON CORRECTIONAL FACILITY WILL HAVE A JURY TRIAL IN AUGUST IN NORTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT.  MICHAEL STEVEN LEEPER WAS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT EACH OF TRAFFIC IN A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, TRAFFIC IN CONTRABAND-TOBACCO AND POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.  THOSE CHARGES ARE IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED OCTOBER 9TH INCIDENT.  LEEPER WAIVED HIS PRELIMINARY HEARING AND PLED NOT GUILTY LAST WEEK.  HIS JURY TRIAL WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR APRIL BUT WAS CONTINUED UNTIL AUGUST 8TH IN DISTRICT COURT, ACCORDING TO NORTON COUNTY ATTORNEY DOUG SEBELIUS.  LEEPER REMAINS INCARCERATED AT THE NORTON CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.