Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG –The following cases recently appeared in Wood County Circuit Court.

* Eric Cotton Snuffer, 41, of Mineral Wells, was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Jason Wharton on Thursday to one to 10 years, with credit for 134 days served on a charge of burglary and one to 10 years on a charge of larceny. Those sentences were suspended, and Snuffer was placed on four years of probation and ordered to complete a Day Report Center program.

* Dwayne S. Singer, 26, of Amesville, Ohio, was arraigned Thursday and pleaded not guilty to a charge of fraudulent use of an access device. Trial was scheduled for Oct. 2.

* Allen Andre Workman, 26, of 604 Seventh Ave., Parkersburg, was sentenced by Wharton on Thursday to one to five years in prison, with credit for 209 days served, on a charge of delivery of a controlled substance. A motion for probation or alternative sentencing was denied. A motion to file an appeal was made, and the Public Defender Corporation was appointed to represent Workman.

* Deandre Levell Johnson, 25, of Detroit, did not appear Thursday for his scheduled arraignment on eight counts of delivery of a controlled substance and two counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Wharton revoked Johnson’s bond, and a warrant was issued.

* A motion to reduce the bond for Megan George, 27, of Parkersburg, was granted, and her bond was set at $10,000, with a requirement for home confinement, on a charge of malicious wounding.

* A motion to reduce the $20,000 bond of Michael Brandon Kirk, 30, of Parkersburg, on a charge of second-degree robbery was denied by Circuit Court Judge Robert Waters.

* The trial for co-defendants Morgan Mitchell Flinn, 24; Ashley Nicole Fulkerson, 24; and Jesse Carl Hesson, 24, was rescheduled for Nov. 7. They were indicted in May on charges of child neglect creating a risk of injury, child abuse resulting in injury, child abuse creating a risk of injury and domestic battery. Fulkerson was also indicted on a charge of use or presentation of a firearm during the commission of a felony. Hesson was also indicted on charges of conspiracy to commit possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, use or presentation of a firearm during the commission of a felony and delivery of a controlled substance.

* Elzie L. Williams II, 30, of Waverly, pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance, and sentencing before Circuit Court Judge J.D. Beane was scheduled for 9 a.m. Sept. 9. As part of a plea agreement, another charge of delivery of a controlled substance and two counts of child neglect creating risk of injury were dismissed.

* John Joseph Kinnaird, 42, of Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, and sentencing before Beane was scheduled for Oct. 9. Three additional counts of delivery of a controlled substance were dismissed as part of a plea agreement.

* James F. Guinn Jr., 57, of Mineral Wells, pleaded not guilty by reason of mental illness to a charge of escape. He was ordered committed to a mental health facility.

* James M. Vandergrift, 35, of Parkersburg, was arraigned before Beane and pleaded not guilty to three counts of burglary and one count each of conspiracy to commit burglary, breaking and entering, entering without breaking and petit larceny. His trial was set for Oct. 23.

* Austin Adkins, 20, of Parkersburg, was arraigned before Beane and pleaded not guilty to three counts of burglary and one count each of conspiracy to commit burglary, breaking and entering, entering without breaking and petit larceny. The trial was scheduled for Oct. 23.

* Joseph Hutson Jr., 18, of Parkersburg, was arraigned before Beane and pleaded not guilty to a charge of kidnapping. His trial was set for Oct. 10.

* Joshua J. Thorn, 30, of Parkersburg, was arraigned before Beane and pleaded not guilty to a charge of fleeing while driving under the influence. The trial was scheduled for Oct. 23.

* James Preston Kilkenny, 38, of Parkersburg, was sentenced Friday to one to five years in prison each on charges of possession of counterfeit currency with intent to utter and failure to appear. The sentences will run concurrently and he received credit for time served.

* Adam Eugene Dick, 33, of Parkersburg, was sentenced Friday to one to five years in prison each on charges of child neglect creating risk of injury and fleeing from an officer in a vehicle with reckless indifference. The sentences will run consecutively and he received credit for time served.