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Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — On Dec. 14 the following reports were released by Wood County Magistrate Court: * John Michael Decker, 41, 907 14th St., Parkersburg, was bound over to circuit court after probable cause was found in a preliminary hearing for a charge of first-degree armed robbery. * Jason ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — On Dec. 13 the following reports were released by Wood County Magistrate Court: * William Earl Crothers III, 38, 603 30th St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a citation for permitting an unauthorized person to drive and was assessed $180.25 in fines and court fees. He also ...

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Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — On Dec. 12 the following reports were released by Wood County Magistrate Court: * Michael Anthony Laurnoff, 43, 413 Eighth St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to an obstructing an officer charge, was sentenced to seven days served and was assessed $160.25 in ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — The following cases appeared in Wood County Magistrate Court on Dec. 11: * Thomas Eugene Malone, 39, 1205 Wilbur St. Apt. 8, Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of attempted burglary and bond was set at $1,500. * Jeremy Mullins, 40, homeless, was arraigned on felony charges ...

Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — The following cases appeared in Wood County Circuit Court on Dec. 11: * Amber Rae Freeley, 38, Mineral Wells, was sentenced Monday on a fraudulent scheme charge. After successfully completing drug court, Freeley asked to withdraw a guilty plea to a felony fraudulent scheme ...

Divorce petitions

MARIETTA — The following divorces and dissolutions were granted in Washington County: * Courtney Cathryn Smith, 29, of Marietta, and Matthew Allen Smith, 29, of Sistersville, were granted a divorce Dec. 4. * Douglas Peter Kytta, 57, and Kimberly Ann Kytta, 48, both of Marietta, were granted ...

Civil suits

PARKERSBURG — The following civil suits were filed between Nov. 20-24 in the office of the Wood County Circuit Court Clerk: * The Trustees of Pine Grove Baptist Church v. Mountaineer Mechanical * United Bank v. Roger D. Jacoby * Shannon Jones v. Karri Starcher * Midland Funding LLC v. ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — On Dec. 7 the following reports were released by Wood County Magistrate Court: * Charles Roger Conkle Sr., 70, Vienna, was arraigned on a charge of violation of a domestic violence protective order and was released on a $500 personal recognizance bond. * Thomas David Knox, 36, ...

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Washington Sheriff MARIETTA — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports Dec. 4: * On Nov. 30, David L. Cline, 1944 Briggs Hill Road, Belpre, reported his home entered and firearms removed. This case remains under investigation. * On Dec. 1, Deputy Zide ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — The following cases were handled Tuesday in Wood County Magistrate Court: * Stephanie Lea Cox, 106 Forrest Drive, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to having no motor vehicle inspection certificate and was fined $170.25. * Melissa Maria Stevens, 39, last known address was 51 ...

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Wood Sheriff PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on Dec. 5: * On Dec. 1, Donna J. Hatcher, 59, of Fairfax Street was issued a citation for driving on suspended license and no proof of insurance. * On Dec. 1, deputies responded to Kohl’s ...

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Circuit Court PARKERSBURG — The following case appeared in Wood County Circuit Court on Dec. 4: * Charles M. Cottrill, 24, Parkersburg, was sentenced Monday on an animal cruelty charge. Cottrill was sentenced to one to five years in prison, with credit for time served, and the sentence was ...

Divorce petitions

MARIETTA — The following divorces and dissolutions were recently recorded at the Washington County Courthouse: * Keith Lowe, of Belpre, and Heather L. Lowe, of Parkersburg, were granted a divorce Nov. 22. * Joseph A. Bell Jr., 34, of Belpre, and Melissa A. Bell, 36, of Coolville, were ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — On Nov. 30 the following reports were released by Wood County Magistrate Court: * Andrew R. Beckett, 39, 305 Washington Drive, Mineral Wells, was arraigned on a charge of first-offense DUI and was released on a $2,500 personal recognizance bond with 10 percent in cash. * Brian ...

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Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — On Nov. 29 the following reports were released by Wood County Magistrate Court: * Joshua Douglas Dowler, Parkersburg, was arraigned on a domestic battery charge and was released on a $500 surety bond. * Anthony Michael Mowery, 41, 1614 Pearcy Ave., ...

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Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — On Nov. 28 the following reports were released by Wood County Magistrate Court: * Jackie Anne Nay, 29, 122 Sharon St., Mineral Wells, was arraigned on two counts of possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine and heroin, and is in custody in lieu of ...

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Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — The following cases appeared in Wood County Magistrate Court on Nov. 27: * Michael Christopher Smith, 37, 412 Broadway Ave., New Matamoras, was arraigned on charges of driving under the influence and second-offense driving under suspension and released on ...

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Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — On Nov. 22 the following reports were released by Wood County Magistrate Court: * Sean Wayne Smith, 28, 50 Defiance Ave., Mineral Wells, pleaded guilty to charges of third-offense driving on a suspended or revoked license, no insurance and no child safety seat, ...

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Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — On Nov. 21 the following reports were released by Wood County Magistrate Court: * Alexandria Michelle Richter 22, 798 Blennerhassett Heights Road, Parkersburg, waived a preliminary hearing on a charge of grand larceny and was bound over to Wood County Circuit ...

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Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports Nov. 20: * Teresa Lynn Allender, 56, of 1644 Lynn St., Apt. B, Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance, heroin, and bond was set at $150,000. * Jesse ...