In the Courts

Divorce petitions

MARIETTA — The following divorces and dissolutions were recently recorded at the Washington County Courthouse: * Kim D. Westbrook, 61, of Cutler, and Mark A. Westbrook, 57, of Maysville, Ky., were granted a divorce Feb. 13. * Kevin D. Chandler, 60, of Beverly, and Kandice K. Chandler, 53, ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on Feb. 22. * Christopher Lee Garner, 35, 16 Bookview Drive, Belleville, had his preliminary hearing waived on a charge of cruelty to animals. The case has been bound over to Wood County Circuit Court for grand jury ...

Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — The following cases were heard Feb. 19 in Wood County Circuit Court: * Cory G. Friend, 27, in custody at the North Central Regional Jail in Doddridge County, pleaded guilty by way of an Alford plea to a charge of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. In ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Ricky Wayne Joy Jr., 31, of 2503 12th Ave., Vienna, waived his preliminary hearing in Wood County Magistrate Court Thursday on a charge of child neglect resulting in injury. Joy was caring for the 2-year-old victim, when, according to the criminal complaint, Joy states the ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on Feb. 20. * Jason Maurice Tefft, 42, 4418 15th Ave., Parkersburg, was dismissed on a charge of breathing, inhaling or drinking compounds, because the defendant is deceased. * Michael Todd Reed, 55, 112 Knox St. Apt. 15, ...

Wood County Magistrate

Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports Feb. 19: * Kimberly Dawn Barker, 23, of 2102 Pennsylvania Ave., Parkersburg, was arraigned on charges of disorderly conduct and obstructing and released on a $500 bond. * Velinda Bernice Berga, 19, ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Yashar King, 19, of 3349 Buckboard Road, Montgomery, Ala., pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of contributing to the delinquency of a child. King was sentenced on Friday in Wood County Magistrate Brenda Marshall’s Court to time served and assessed $160.25 in court costs and ...

Civil suits

PARKERSBURG — The following civil suits were filed between Jan. 14 and Feb. 1 in the office of Wood County Circuit Court Clerk: * Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance Inc. v. Chad Dennis and Christina Dennis * Progressive Max Insurance Co. v. Jessica D. Petty * West Virginia Central Federal ...

Divorce petitions

* Courtney Nicholson, 28, and Daniel Nicholson, 29, both of Marietta, were granted a divorce on Feb. 7. * Amanda Ruth Fletcher, 31, and Jacob Ray Fletcher, 36, both of Marietta, were granted a divorce on Feb. 7. * Kevin D. Malcomb, 57, and Margaret Malcomb, 62, both of Marietta, were granted ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on Feb. 13: * Jordache Safone Collins, 34, 534 Fifth St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to false pretenses and was assessed $171.25 in court costs and fines. * Kaula Maria McVey, 30, 1946 Princeton St., Parkersburg, pleaded ...

On the Record

Circuit Court PARKERSBURG — The following cases were heard in Wood County Circuit Court on Monday. * Tyler Zane Morrison, 22, in custody at the North Central Regional Jail, was arraigned before Judge Robert Waters and pleaded not guilty to two counts of second-offense possession of a ...

Wood Magistrate

Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports Feb. 11: * Daniel Lee Frame, 36, of Parkersburg, was arraigned on two counts of battery and one count each of third-offense domestic battery and destruction of property and was held on a $12,500 ...

Divorce petitions

MARIETTA — The following divorces/dissolutions were recently recorded at the Washington County Courthouse: * Dakota Pyatt, 25, of Belpre, and Tyler Pyatt, 24, of Lowell, were granted a dissolution of marriage Feb. 5. * Amanda M. Schaad, 32, of Marietta, and Joseph Walter Schaad, 38, of ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — The following cases were heard in Wood County Magistrate Court on Feb. 7 and 8. * Scott Dewayne Bush, 39, 47 Elm St., Davisville, was arraigned on charges of having a bow or gun in the woods, no photo ID and driving while suspended and released on a $1,000 personal recognizance ...

Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — A man charged with burglary and attempted murder pleaded guilty to an information charge on both counts Thursday and will be sentenced on March 14 at 9 a.m. by Wood County Circuit Court Judge J.D. Beane. According to the criminal complaint, William Joseph Mitchell, 34, entered ...

Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Circuit Court heard the following cases Feb. 6. In Judge Robert Waters’ Court: * Eric McCumbers, 46, in custody, pleaded guilty to robbery in the second degree, count one; fraudulent use of an access device, count two, and attempted breaking and entering, count ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on Feb. 6. * Linda Suzanne Stephens, 72, 1709 23rd St., Parkersburg, entered a no contest plea on a charge of shoplifting and was assessed $180.25 in court costs and fines plus $106.98 to the victim * James Charles ...

Divorce petitions

PARKERSBURG — The following divorce petitions were filed in the office of the Wood County Circuit Clerk between Jan. 14 and Feb. 1: * Amanda Jane Cayton v. Brian Wayne Cayton * Amanda Davia Story v. Jason Lee Story * Kayla Michelle Bellville v. Andrew William Bellville * Sarah Elizabeth ...

On the Record

Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports Feb. 4-5: * Michael R. Maholtra, 20, of 224 E. Wildwood Drive, Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of possession of marijuana and released on a $500 personal recognizance bond. * John David ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports Feb. 4: * Stanley Edward Bowers III, 20, of 1711 Spring St., Apt. 1, Parkersburg, was arraigned on charges of fleeing in a vehicle, driving on a license suspended for miscellaneous, second-offense driving on a license ...