Westfall acquitted in sex abuse trial

PARKERSBURG – A verdict was reached Wednesday in the Wood County Circuit Court trial of David Ryan Westfall, 36, of 2306 Birch St., Parkersburg.

He was acquitted Wednesday on eight counts against him after a two-day trial. Westfall was indicted by the September 2011 grand jury on four counts each of first-degree sexual abuse and sexual abuse by a custodian.