Four arraigned for child neglect in Wood County

PARKERSBURG — Four people were arraigned in Wood County Magistrate Court on Friday for two separate cases involving charges of child neglect, creating the risk of injury.

Cody Alexander Lewis, 19, of Parkersburg, was charged with child neglect, creating the risk of injury after his son was taken to the hospital with blue lips, according to court records. Court records state the hospital found the child’s tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) levels to be .152; .050 is considered high for an adult.

Lewis was released on a $40,000 surety bond, with the conditions that he has no contact with anyone under the age of 18 years old unless deemed by the court.

In a separate case, Crystal D. Weaver, 35, Anthony Walter Campbell, 33, and Christina Somerville, 36, all of Parkersburg, were arraigned on charges of child neglect, creating the risk of injury toward three children ages 5, 3 and 2 after an incident where the 2-year-old was found unattended and unsupervised in the middle of Staunton Avenue at dusk, according to court records.

According to the court report, when the three kids arrived at their aunt’s home to stay, the aunt unpacked the gym bag full of the children’s possessions and discovered an old “v-tech” toy case filled with prescription pills, broken and used glass pipes commonly used to smoke methamphetamine and one small baggy containing crystal methamphetamine.

All three defendants were being held Friday at the North Central Regional Jail with bond for each set at $75,000 surety bond.

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