In the Courts

Divorce petitions

MARIETTA — The following divorces/dissolutions were recently recorded at the Washington County Courthouse: * Robert McKitrick Jr., 44, of Marietta, and Rebecca McKitrick, 46, of Belpre, were granted a divorce Nov. 1. * Harvey M. Travis III, 50, of Reno, and Robin L. Travis, 50, of Reno, ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports on Nov. 8 and 9. * Ronnie Lewis Frazier, 52, 3355 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mount Alto, was issued a citation for failure to obey a traffic signal (red light). * Brittany Diane Tolliver, 33, 251 Poplar St., Davisville, ...

Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — The following cases were heard in Wood County Circuit Court on Nov. 8 and 9. * Amanda Story, 26, of 16 Meadowview Circle, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to child neglect creating substantial risk of injury, a misdemeanor, in Judge J.D. Beane’s Court on Nov. 8. Story was ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports on Nov. 7. * John Clayton Flack, 33, 814 Middle Road, Charleston, was dismissed on the charges of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, marijuana, and driving under the influence because the ...

Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — Judge Robert Waters with Wood County Circuit Court heard the following cases on Nov. 7. * Michael Lee Barker, 30, in custody, made a motion to reduce his bond from $25,000 to $10,000 surety with the condition of attending the John D. Good treatment center. The motion was ...

On the Record

Washington Sheriff MARIETTA — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports Nov. 6: * On Nov. 5, Deputy A McConnell began an investigation in Salem Township in reference to packages stolen from the mailbox. This case remains under investigation. * On Nov. 4, ...

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Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports Nov. 5: * Jeremy Nathan Lane, 39, of Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of domestic battery and released on $500 bond. * Jason Earl Melrose, 44, of Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of ...

Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — The following cases were heard in Wood County Circuit Court on Nov. 1 and 2. The following cases were heard in Judge Jason Wharton’s Court on Nov. 2. * Robert Heiden, 25, in custody, pleaded guilty to count three, attempting to transfer stolen property, and will be ...

Divorce petitions

MARIETTA — The following divorces/dissolutions were recently recorded at the Washington County Courthouse: * Stephanie A. Fannin, 48, of Belpre, and Gary L. Fannin, 43, of Ashland, Ky., were granted a divorce Oct. 24. * Audra D. Love, 32, of Marietta, and Joshua D. Rinard, 37, of Marietta, ...

Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — The following cases were recently heard in Wood County Circuit Court: Thursday * Eric J. McCumbers, 46, in custody at the North Central Regional Jail in Doddridge County, was found competent to stand trial on charges of second-degree robbery, attempted breaking and entering ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports Oct. 31. * Shawn David Smith, 33, 619 Maywood Ave., Clendenin, was arraigned on charges of driving while license suspended or revoked and obstruction and released on a $2,000 personal recognizance bond. * ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports on Oct. 30. * Dennis Parker, 44, 1315 Staunton Turnpike, Parkersburg, was arraigned on a shoplifting charge and released on a $500 personal recognizance bond. * Brian Joseph Woollard, 38, 701 Wayside Farms Road, ...

Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Circuit Court Judge Jason Wharton heard the case of Christopher Masten on Tuesday. Masten, 29, who is in custody, pleaded guilty to charges of drug delivery, Fentanyl, resulting in the death of the consumer, Kyle Wigal, and possession with intent to deliver heroin; ...

On the Record

Circuit Court PARKERSGURG — The following cases appeared in Wood County Circuit Court on Oct. 29: * Hayden Givens, 28, of Marietta, pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of possession of a controlled substance, Givens was sentenced to 1-15 years in prison with credit for time served. The ...

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Marriage Licenses The following people recently picked up marriage licenses at the Washington County Courthouse. * Zachariah Leroy Donald Mugrage, 31, of Marietta, and Carina Lynn Wittekind, 35, of Marietta; Oct. 11. * Andrew Scott Arnold, 25 of Marietta, and Rebecca Danielle Kroniser, 37, ...

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Magistrate Court PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports on Oct. 25. * Tina M. Dulaney, 57, 1675 Petroleum Road, Petroleum, was arraigned on charges of driving while suspended, left of center, defective equipment and possession of a controlled substance ...

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Athens Sheriff ATHENS — Athens County Sheriff’s Department released the following reports on Oct. 24: Oct. 23 ∫ The Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a vehicle theft from Ervin Road. This case is under investigation. ∫ The Athens County Sheriff’s Office ...

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Circuit Court PARKERSBURG — The following cases were heard in Wood County Circuit Court on Oct. 22 and 23. In Judge J.D. Beane’s Court on Oct 23: * Kimberly Story, 240 Marie Lane, Washington, pleaded guilty to child neglect resulting in death. As part of a plea agreement, she was ...

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Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports Oct. 22: * James Francis Beck Jr., 33, of 1016 18th St., Apt. 3, Vienna, was arraigned on two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of second-offense shoplifting and released ...

Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — Three people appeared in Wood County Magistrate Court on Friday after being charged in connection with a drug bust in Parkersburg on Oct. 11. * Terry Abbott, 44, 1708 Staunton Ave., Parkersburg, who was arraigned on a charge of conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance, ...