MADERA — A court date has been set for Robert Moye, the 46-year-old North Fork man charged with murder in the July 6 shooting death of prominent Mono tribal elder Gaylen Lee.
According to the Madera County District Attorney’s Office, Moye will go before Madera County Superior Court Judge Dale Blea in Department 22 on Aug. 8 at 8:30 a.m. to have a date set for a preliminary hearing.
Moye is currently being held in the Madera County Jail on a $3.75 million bond.
At his July 9 arraignment, Moye entered not guilty pleas to the six charges against him, which include murder and attempted murder with special enhancements.
He is also charged with possession of an assault weapon, possession of a firearm by a felon/addict and possession of marijuana/hashish for sale.
While executing a search warrant at Moye’s residence after the shooting, detectives located an active marijuana grow and butane oil lab, according to the Madera County Sheriff’s Office.
Moye will be represented by his court-appointed public defender of Ciummo & Associates.