Wood County Circuit Court hears eight cases

PARKERSBURG – Eight hearings took place Friday in Wood County Circuit Court.

* Rebecca Lynn Earl, 26, was sentenced after she pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit manufacture of a controlled substance from a September 2011 indictment and operating or attempting to operate a clandestine drug laboratory from a May 2012 indictment. Judge J.D. Beane sentenced her to one to five years for each charge to run consecutively suspended for one to five years home confinement.

* Ruby L. Treadway, 41, in custody at the North Central Regional Jail, admitted to the allegations in the petition to revoke home confinement. Judge Robert Waters accepted the admission and placed her back on home confinement as soon as she has a place to live. She was bound over to circuit court from magistrate court on four counts of fraudulent use of an access device.

* Eric Lee Jones, 48, 1915 19th St., Apt. 5, Parkersburg, was sentenced by Waters to one to five years in prison after a guilty plea by way of a plea agreement to third-degree sexual assault. He will be required to register as a sex offender for life.

* Joshua James Freeman, 26, in custody at the North Central Regional Jail, was sentenced after his plea to a charge of grand larceny. Judge Jeffrey Reed sentenced him to one year in the regional jail with credit for 202 days served. A motion for probation or alternative sentencing was denied.

* Jamie Shane Nichols, 37, 1923 Princeton St., Parkersburg, was sentenced after he pleaded guilty to a charge of fraudulent use of an access device. Reed sentenced him to 10 years in prison suspended for three years probation.

* Michael Sean Lott, 37, 253 Baltimore St., Parkersburg, was sentenced to a suspended sentence after his guilty plea to a charge of conspiracy to commit grand larceny. Waters sentenced him to one to five years in prison suspended for three years probation.

* Timothy Wayne Hughes, 36, 206 Forrest Way, Waverly, was arraigned on an indictment from the January 2013 grand jury charging him with operating or attempting to operate a clandestine drug laboratory and conspiracy to operate or attempting to operate a clandestine drug laboratory. He entered a not guilty plea and his trial date was set for April 23 before Waters.

* Elizabeth Dawn Parrish, 25, 175 Lubeck Road, Apt. 7, Parkersburg, appeared for a status hearing. Reed granted a state motion for the release of confidential information from the Department of Health and Human Resources regarding any prior or current investigations of the defendant or a minor known as E.M. Parrish was indicted on a charge of child neglect creating a risk of injury.