Piqua man accused of throwing bodily substance at corrections officer

A Piqua man pleaded not guilty Monday to a felony indictment accusing him of throwing a bodily substance at a Miami County corrections officer while jailed in May.

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Christopher D. Ridenour, 33, was indicted in October by a county grand jury on one count of harassment by an inmate.

The indictment charges Ridenour in an alleged May 7 incident.

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Bail was set at $2,500 cash or surety, in county Common Pleas Court.

A pretrial hearing was scheduled for Nov. 13.

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