On the Record

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on April 30.

* Matthew Shaffer, 36, Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of domestic battery and was released on a $500 personal recognizance bond.

* Malinda Shepard, 56, Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of domestic battery and was released on a $500 personal recognizance bond.

* Ryan Carpenter, 23, 834 Saint Marys Ave., Marietta, was arraigned on charges of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, methamphetamine, and no operator’s. He was released on a $1,000 personal recognizance bond.

* Patrick Johnson, 33, 823 Stillwell Road, Walker, was arraigned on two charges of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, heroin, and one charge of tampering with a vehicle and destruction of property. He was being held at the North Central Regional Jail on a $4,000 surety bond.

* Abigail Cottrill, 20, 1918 Atkinson Ridge Road, Walker, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription; as part of a plea agreement she was dismissed on two counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. She was sentenced to 90 days of unsupervised probation and to follow the recommendations by the Wood County Day Reporting Center and assessed $160.25 in court costs and fines.

* Lee Anna Charlton, 36, of Little Hocking, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription; as part of a plea agreement she was dismissed on two counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. She was assessed $160.25 in court costs and fines.

* Darrell Boggs, 50, 616 33rd St., Parkersburg, was arraigned on charges of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, methamphetamine, and a third offense shoplifting. He was being held at the North Central Regional Jail on a $4,000 surety bond.

* John Sprouse, 44, 512 Pike St., Parkersburg, was arraigned on charges of burglary and entering without breaking and was released on a $3,000 personal recognizance bond.

Athens Sheriff

ATHENS — Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on April 30.

April 29

* The Sheriff’s Office responded to Ohio 56 regarding an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle complaint. Deputies spoke with the complainant indicating her adult son had taken her vehicle and refused to return it. The complainant was uncertain how she wanted to proceed.

* The Sheriff’s Office responded to Connett Road in The Plains regarding a domestic dispute. In speaking with the involved parties, it was confirmed a verbal clash, however, no complaints or signs of physical harm. One party volunteered to leave the residence for the remainder of the evening.

* The Sheriff’s Office responded to the Chauncey Marathon to meet with Elizabeth Creamer after her daughter’s bicycle was found. Deputies arrived on scene and the bike had been recovered near the grassy area of the business. The bike was found to have been there for some time as it was covered in morning dew and apparently it hadn’t been moved in some time.

* The Sheriff’s Office received a call from a West Virginia resident reporting items stolen from his camping property on Frost Road in Coolville.

* The Sheriff’s Office responded to United Lane for a report of a suspicious suitcase found in the parking lot of Fruth Pharmacy. The deputy determined it contained clothes and toiletries. The owner was contacted and advised to retrieve the suitcase.

* The Sheriff’s Office responded to Matheny Road in Nelsonville for a breaking and entering report. Deputies investigated the scene, unable to find incriminating evidence.

* The Sheriff’s Office responded to South Fifth Street in Jacksonville for a report of a trespasser complaint. The complainant stated she no longer wanted one of her family members at her residence. Deputies spoke with the person in question and issued a trespass complaint.

* The Sheriff’s Office responded to the Chauncey Marathon for a report of a female passed out in a vehicle. Deputies approached the vehicle and observed an open alcoholic beverage container inside. The female was summoned to court for open container. A sober ride arrived to transport the individual.