Three charged with break-in at Old Ames Plant

PARKERSBURG -Three men were arrested on charges of breaking and entering after Wood County sheriff’s deputies were called to the Old Ames Plant around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, officials said.

Police said Steven Allen Carson, 33, and Jeffrey Shane Hutson Jr., 21, both of O’Neal Street, Belpre, and Michael Edward Nelson, 24, 19th Street, Parkersburg, were arrested after deputies responded to a suspicious persons call at the plant at 3801 Camden Ave., Parkersburg.

Upon arriving, deputies determined people were in the building. Deputies requested the assistance of Parkersburg police and a K-9 unit. The dog began to search the building, according to reports, and the three suspects were located exiting a door of the business.

All three were apprehended and confined to the Wood County Holding Center pending arraignments in Wood County Magistrate Court, police said.