In the Courts

Divorce petitions

PARKERSBURG — The following divorce petitions were filed in the office of the Wood County Circuit Clerk between June 3-14: * Leanne Chardae Cronin v. Christopher Shane Cronin * Ronda Danette Walker v. Ernest Wade Boley * Robert Thomas Durst v. Brittny Paige Durst * Joseph Ray Stuart v. ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Magistraite Court heard the following cases on June 21: * Tyler Wascom, 21, 34 South Park Villa, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to speeding, 72 mph in a 55 mph zone, and was assessed $185.25 in court costs and fines. * Dammon Brannan, 46, 2600 Unity Plazza, # 305, ...

Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Circuit Court heard the following cases on June 19: Brian Mason, 52, in custody, was found guilty per plea before Wood County Circuit Judge Jason Wharton Friday to soliciting to a minor via computer. Mason was sentenced to 15 years with credit for 111 days at ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on June 19: * Sandra Green, 34, 726 Latrobe St., Parkersburg, was arraigned on two counts of shoplifting and was being held at the North Central Regional Jail on a $600 surety bond. * Jacob McIntire, 25, 1408 St. Marys ...

On the Record

Circuit Court PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Circuit Court heard the following cases June 12-18: In Judge Jason Wharton’s Court: June 12 * Darren Petty, 31, in custody, waived extradition to Washington County on a charge of failure to appear. June 14 * Christopher Rowan, 31, in ...

On the Record

Circuit Court PARKERSBURG — Wood County Circuit Court heard the following cases June 17. In Judge J.D. Beane’s court: * Joanne Kimble, 45, of Parkersburg, was sentenced to one to five years in prison, with credit for 40 days served, on a charge of possession of a controlled substance ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on June 11: * Michael Goodwin, 48, 2811 29th St., Apartment M, Parkersburg, was arraigned for providing false information, driving while revoked for DUI and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — The following people were arraigned in Wood County Magistrate Court from June 8 and June 10: * Carrie Marie Steakly, 22, of 1609 Pike St. was charged with a felony count of child neglect creating a risk of injury. She was released on a $2,500 surety bond. * Alishya Danelle ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on June 10. • Neil Brown, 55, 201 Third St. Apartment 8 F, Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of malicious wounding and was released on a $2,500 surety bond. He and his girlfriend at the time Julie Weaver had been ...

Civil suits

PARKERSBURG — The following civil suits were filed between June 3-7 in Wood County Circuit Court: • Michael D. Skinner v. Douglas K. Stalnaker, Cheryl Stalnaker, Edward Scott Stalnaker II, Dorisa Stalnaker, Theodore Stalnaker and unknown heirs and/or devisees of all defendants • ...

Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Circuit Court heard the following cases on June 6 and 7: * Michael Rittenhouse, 26, was sentenced June 6 on a charge of sexual abuse in the third degree in Judge J.D Beane’s court. Rittenhouse was indicted on four counts of third-degree sexual assault. According ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on June 7: * Robert Kerns, 65, 734 Oak Hill Road, Elizabeth, pleaded no contest to driving while suspended and expired registration. He was assessed $450.50 in court costs and fines. * Tina Schwaigert, 41, 1866 Greathouse ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on June 5. * Joshua Lell, 37, 203 Armstrong Ave., Williamstown, was given a guilty verdict for sexual abuse in the second degree after inappropriately touching a client, of which he was a caretaker of, and making ...

Civil suits

PARKERSBURG — The following civil suits were filed between May 20-31 in Wood County Circuit Court: * Donna M. Lee v. The Huntington National Bank * Graham Godwin v. Erie Insurance Property & Casualty Company and Stanley Insurance Inc. * Mountain Heritage Federal Credit Union v. ...

On the Record

Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — The following cases appeared in Wood County Magistrate Court on June 4: * Robert C. Romine, 67, 301 Whispering Oaks Lane, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to expried motor vehicle inspection and was assessed $175.25 in fines and court costs. * Michael David ...

Explosive arrest among Wood County arraignments

PARKERSBURG — The arrest of a man with a homemade explosive device highlighted the weekend hearings in Wood County Magistrate Court. On Saturday, Justin Andrew Beardsley, 31, of 800 7th St., Apt. 1, was pulled over near 16th and Lynn streets for having his rear window covered in black tape, ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases May 29 and 30: * Nathan Hughes, 41, 1693 Rosemar Road, Vienna, was arraigned on a charge of disorderly conduct and was released on a $500 personal recognizance bond. * Christopher Hutson, 25, 1409 Spring St., Parkersburg, ...

On the Record

Wood Sheriff PARKERSBURG — Wood County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on May 29. May 25: * Howard Randall Sargent Jr., 52, of Knotts Avenue, was issued a citation for no motor vehicle inspection and no insurance. * Edker Doyle Carpenter, 49, of George Street, was ...

On the Record

Circuit Court PARKERSBURG — Wood County Circuit Court arraigned the following people on May 24. In Judge Jason Wharton’s Court: * Stephen Ryan Wood, 30, 1018-5 Cornwall St., Parkersburg, who was indicted on four counts of second offense charges of delivery of a controlled substance ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following reports on May 24: * Joseph Cain, 32, 1002 23rd St., Apartment 3, Vienna, was arraigned on a violation of a protective order and was released on a $1,500 surety bond. * Raymond Jones, 81, 61 Meadowcrest St., Harrisville, ...