In the Courts

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court handled the following cases on Aug. 8: * Robert C. Stutter, 46, 1292 Ashby Ridge Road, Parkersburg, was charged with battery and released on $1,500 bond. He was allegedly involved in an altercation outside the Front Row Bar. * Daniel DeWitt, 37, ...

Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — The following cases were heard in Wood County Circuit Court on Aug. 7: * Judge Jason Wharton granted a motion for a mental competency exam for Timothy Albright, 56, of Belpre, charged with fleeing with reckless indifference and three counts of possession of a controlled ...

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Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports Aug. 7: * Travis Lee Swiger, 34, care of 12 Holden St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to obstructing and was sentenced to 10 hours in jail already served and assessed $210.25 in fines and court ...

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Circuit Court PARKERSBURG — The following case appeared in Wood County Circuit Court on Aug. 6 * Jason Matthew Lewis, 46, pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor charge of possession of a controlled substance. He was sentenced to time served of 274 days and was assessed $162 in court ...

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 ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — The following cases appeared in Wood County Magistrate Court on Aug. 3: * Jacob David McDaniel, 22, 2805 12th Ave., Vienna, was arraigned on a charge of no boater education certificate and was released on $500 bond. * Steven Douglas Kent, 47, care of North Central Region Jail, ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports Aug. 2: * Rachel Anne Smith, 20, of 990 Jackson Ave., Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, and released on a $500 personal recognizance bond. * James Robert Kipe, ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports Aug. 1: * Christopher Todd Smith, 46, of 3210 25th St., Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of shoplifting and released on a $500 personal recognizance bond. * Victoria Suzanne Reed, 27, of 11314 Ohio 339, Vincent, ...

Washington County Grand Jury issues indictments

By JANELLE PATTERSON Special to the News and Sentinel MARIETTA — Assault with a BB gun, a brick and myriad drug charges are all a part of July’s Washington County Grand Jury report. Aaron C. Goins, 46, whose address was unknown by the Washington County Prosecutor’s Office, was ...

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Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — The following cases appeared in Wood County Magistrate Court on July 31: * Holli R. Persons, 32, 20 Pioneer Circle, Apt. 106, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to driving under suspension and was assessed $260.25 in fines and court costs. She pleaded guilty to ...

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Circuit Court PARKERSBURG — The following cases appeared in Wood County Circuit Court on July 30: * Christian Kyle Cottrell, 27, in custody at Central Regional Jail, pleaded not guilty to two counts of cruelty to animals. His trial was set for Sept. 5, 2018. * Michael Brandon Kirk, 30, ...

Washington County real estate transfers

MARIETTA — The following real estate transfers were recently recorded at the Washington County Courthouse: Adams Township * Mary Lou McCreery to Shane R. and Rebecca P. Wagner, 717 Mitchell Ave., Beverly, 14 acres and buildings, $62,600, fiduciary deed. * George Long, Anthony Long and ...

Divorce petitions

MARIETTA — The following people were granted divorces or dissolutions of marriage recently in Washington County Common Pleas Court: * Alyssa Kirgis, 24, of Marietta, and Jacob Kirgis, 34, of Parkersburg, were granted a divorce on July 20. * Jeffrey A. White, 49, of Lower Salem, and Suzan J. ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — On July 27 the following reports were released by Wood County Magistrate Court: * James Ty Davis, 20, 857 Harris Highway, Apt. 301, Parkersburg, was arraigned on charges of driving on a suspended or revoked license and no insurance and was released on a $1,000 personal ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — On July 26 the following reports were released by Wood County Magistrate Court: * Lindsey Marie Carmichael, 38, Parkersburg, was arraigned in Wood County for Jackson County on a charge of assault and was released on a $1,000 surety bond. * Tanner John Smith, 23, 901 Cisler ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — On July 25 the following reports were released by Wood County Magistrate Court: * Caleb Anthony Nicholson, 22, Parkersburg, waived a preliminary hearing on an incest charge and was bound over to circuit court. * Jimmy Lee Persinger, 34, 61 Marie Lane, Washington, W.Va., was ...

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Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — On July 24 the following reports were released by Wood County Magistrate Court: * Donald Ray Harding Jr., 31, 96 Lucille Lane, Lot 75, Washington, W.Va., was arraigned on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of a controlled substance, ...

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Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports July 23: * Austin Lee Skidmore, 25, of Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of domestic battery and released on a $2,000 surety bond. * Jamaal Alexander Stokes, 27, of 1215 30th St., Parkersburg, ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — On July 19 the following reports were released by Wood County Magistrate Court: * Robert Patrick Dennis, 23, Williamstown, was arraigned on four counts of violation of a protective order and was released on a $1,000 surety bond. * Renee Dawn Easter, 41, 2801 Emerson Ave., Apt. ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — On July 17 the following reports were released by Wood County Magistrate Court: * Tyler Blake Temple, 29, 925 Joe Skinner Road, Belpre, was arraigned on a charge of domestic battery and was released on a $2,000 surety bond. He is in custody to await an extradition hearing as a ...