Two men were indicted on multiple rape charges in Belmont County.
Jerred Pettit, 21, is accused of rape in June and has been out of jail since September on a recognizance bond.
In return, Northern Court reduced Pettit’s bond from $25,000 to a recognizance bond.
Judge Frank Fregiato reinstated it and added an additional $5,000 to it.
Meanwhile, Kyler Smith, 25, faces 2 counts of rape involving a minor that allegedly took place in July.
Smith has been in jail since the end of October.
Both defendants are scheduled for trials in 2020. They are ordered to have no contact with the victims.