Preston Oates walks into the courtroom during his bond hearing at the Beaufort County Courthouse Thursday afternoon.
Preston Oates walks into the courtroom during his bond hearing at the Beaufort County Courthouse Thursday afternoon. Jonathan Dyer, The Beaufort Gazette
Preston Oates walks into the courtroom during his bond hearing at the Beaufort County Courthouse Thursday afternoon. Jonathan Dyer, The Beaufort Gazette

Oates not immune from prosecution, judge rules

March 07, 2012 6:56 PM