Josiah Bellar, the brother of Serah Bellar and the son of indicted Robert and Deborah Bellar, on Thursday pleaded not guilty to several felonies, including charges of rape and gross sexual imposition.

Josiah, 24, who appeared virtually in the Athens County Common Pleas Court from Warren Correctional Institution where he is incarcerated in connection to other crimes he was found guilty of, was handed by Judge Patrick Lang a $100,000 bond with no 10 percent at the request of Athens County Assistant Prosecutor Liz Pepper and a no contact order with Serah or any other members of the Bellar family.

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