In the Courts

Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — The following cases appeared in Wood County Circuit Court on Oct. 1: * Jermaine Westbrook Sr., of Parkersburg, was arraigned Monday on charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, keeping or maintaining a dwelling for the keeping of a controlled ...

Drug charges dominate Washington County grand jury indictments

MARIETTA — Methamphetamine and heroin charges dominated the most recent round of the Washington County grand jury indictments, released on Tuesday. They included several indictments for a Newport man accused of illegally owning many guns and trafficking methamphetamine. Reed M. Byers, 25, ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports Oct. 1: • Diamonte Demetrius Thompson, 18, of 2412 Covert St., Apt. 31, Parkersburg, was arraigned on charges of carrying a weapon without a license, destruction of property, underage consumption of alcohol and ...

Pennsboro man indicted on murder charge

HARRISVILLE — A Pennsborro man was indicted Monday in the slaying of his stepfather. Alan Don Ross, 25, currently in custody at the North Central Regional Jail in Doddridge County, was indicted by the October term of the Ritchie County grand jury on charges of murder, malicious assault, ...

Divorce petitions

MARIETTA — The following people were recently granted divorces or dissolutions of marriage in Washington County court: * Rocky J. Nelson, 63, and Mary B. Nelson, 58, both of Vincent, were granted a divorce Sept. 25. * Kristin Schmidt, 34, of Belpre, and James Ryan Schmidt, 35, of New ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports on Sept. 27. * Chance Tyler Russell, 26, 1722 St. Marys Ave., Parkersburg, was arraigned for driving while revoked for driving under the influence and released on a $1,500 surety bond. * Emerald Elisha Arnott, ...

Divorce petitions

PARKERSBURG — The following divorce petitions were filed between Sept. 10-21 in the office of the Wood County Circuit Court Clerk: * Katrina Machamer v. David Machamer * Brittany Lenee Reynolds v. Robert Paul Reynolds * Megan Alane Dolly v. Jason Matthew Dolly * Bethany Danielle Knopp ...

Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Circuit Court Judge Robert Waters heard the following cases on Sept. 26. * Blaine Maxon Mackey, 36, 3516 Winding Ridge Road, Waverly, was sentenced on the charges of fraudulent use of an access device and conspiracy to commit fraudulent use with an access device; he ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports on Sept. 26. * Melissa Lee Shroyer, 30, 1505 16th St., Parkersburg, was arraigned on a shoplifting charge and was being held at North Central Regional Jail on a $1,500 surety bond. * Brandon Roy Stover, 34, 1201 9th ...

On the Record

Circuit Court PARKERSBURG — Wood County Circuit Court heard the following cases on Sept. 25. In Judge Robert Waters court: * Robert Joe Cross, 35, in custody, was found guilty of conspiring to deliver a controlled substance, heroin; the defendant’s motion for an alternate sentence of ...

On the Record

Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports Sept. 24: * David Wayne White, 63, of 413 Eighth St., Parkersburg, was arraigned on charges of third-offense public intoxication, second-offense trespassing and disorderly conduct and bond was set at ...

Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — The following cases were heard Sept. 20-21 in Wood County Circuit Court: * Robert Lee Adams, 33, in custody at the North Central Regional Jail, was sentenced by Judge Robert Waters to two to 10 years in prison, with credit for 212 days served, after pleading guilty to three ...

Divorce petitions

MARIETTA — The following divorce was recently recorded at the Washington County Courthouse: * Donna J. Hupp, 63, of Marietta, and Robert A. Hupp, 53, of Caldwell, were granted a divorce Sept. 13.

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports on Sept. 19. * Jesse L. Kersey, 23, homeless, was arraigned on charges of public intoxication, obstruction and fleeing. He is being held at North Central Regional Jail on a $2,500 surety bond. * Cecillia Ann ...

On the Record

Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports on Sept. 18. * Robert Lee Woodring, 34, 2503 Beverly St. Apt. 4E, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to obstruction and was assessed $160.25 in court costs and fines. * Michael Dalton Nutter, 24, 188 ...

On the Record

Wood Sheriff PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports Sept. 17: * On Sept. 14, Aaron E. Abbott, 32, of Delta Road, Sandyville, was issued a citation for driving on suspended and no proof of insurance. * On Sept. 14, Elizabeth Kidd, 34, of ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports on Sept. 12. * Tanya Lynn Perry, 37, 1100 12th St. Apt. 15, Vienna, was arraigned on charges of driving while suspended for driving under the influence (DUI) and speeding, 61 in a 45 zone. She was released on a $500 ...

Divorce petitions

PARKERSBURG — The following divorce petitions were filed between Aug. 27 and Sept. 7 in the office of the Wood County Circuit Court Clerk: * Ray Junior Frum v. Beth Ann Frum * Lee Elizabeth Seevers v. Bradley Vincent Seevers * Ashley N. McPherson v. Adam J. McPherson * Christian Alexander ...

Civil suits

PARKERSBURG — The following civil suits were filed between Aug. 27 and Sept. 7 in the office of the Wood County Circuit Court Clerk: * Donald I. Dailey v. Caliber Home Loans Inc. and U.S. Bank Trust, N.A. as trustee for LSF9 Master Participation Trust * Glenda Flanigan and Warren Flanigan ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports on Sept. 6: * John Huffman,49, 615 13th St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty on charges of shoplifting, public intoxication, obstruction, trespassing and failure to render information. He was assessed $520.75 in court ...