News of Record

Wood Magistrate

In the Courts

PARKERSBURG — The following case appeared in Wood County Magistrate Court on Oct. 5: * Bobbie Ralph Bailey Jr., 50, of 3610 Sixth Ave., Parkersburg, was arraigned on three animal cruelty counts and was released on $15,000 bond.

Washington County Marriage Licenses

Marriage Licenses

MARIETTA — The following people recently picked up marriage licenses at the Washington County Courthouse: * Micheal Bradley Gilbert, 25, and Pamela Nichole Hannah, 24, both of Buckhannon, W.Va., Sept. 28. * Brandon Lee Richards, 24, and Tiffany Ann Daugherty, 24, both of Marietta, Sept. ...

Wood Magistrate

In the Courts

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following records on Oct. 2. * Brittany Jo Pharrell, 32, 715 Myrtle St., Parkersburg, was arraigned on charges of a third-offense shoplifting and petit larceny and was being held at the North Central Regional Jail on a $10,000 surety ...

Wood County Circuit Court

In the Courts

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Circuit Court heard the following on Oct 3. Before Judge Jason Wharton: * Jaron Decanis Cunningham, 25, in custody, moved to reduce bond to $30,000. The motion was granted with conditions. Cunningham was charged with manufacturing, delivering or possession with ...

Athens Sheriff

Police

ATHENS — The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on Oct. 3. Oct. 1 * The sheriff’s office received a complaint of a dog barking at a residence in Alexander Township. Deputies checked the animal which seemed to be in good health and spoke with its owner. * ...

Washington Sheriff

Police

MARIETTA — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports Oct. 1: * On Sept. 27, Deputy Carr met with Joshua Westfall of Westfall Towing. Westfall states his company towed a vehicle to Schafer Auto Repair, 1489 Greene St., Marietta, and the vehicle owner reported ...

Wood County real estate transfers

Real Estate Transfers

PARKERSBURG — The following property transfers were recorded between Sept. 3-7 in the office of the Wood County Clerk: * Christopher T. Woodford to Adam J. Kerns, lot 20 and part of lot 21, Lowther Place addition, Williams district, $130,000. * Carolyn S. Meredith to Dianna Thomas, lot ...

Wood County Circuit Court

In the Courts

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 ...

Two arrested on drug trafficking, weapons charges

Police

LITTLE HOCKING — An investigation by agents of the Ohio Organized Crimes Investigations Commission, Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force resulted in drug trafficking and weapons under disability charges involving two people, the sheriff’s office said Monday. On Sunday, ...

Belpre Police

Police

BELPRE — Belpre Police Department released the following reports on Oct. 1: • Sept. 25, Kayla M. Toncray, 19, Coolville, was cited for speeding, 70 mph in a 50 mph zone. • Sept. 25, Brianna K. Wolpert, 22, Athens, was cited for speeding, 73 mph in a 50 mph zone. • Sept. 25, Kyle ...

Athens Sheriff

Police

ATHENS, Ohio — Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports Oct. 1: • On Sept. 28, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office attempted to locate a female with a child support warrant at the New to You Store on Columbus Road, Athens. The female was located and taken to the ...

Drug charges dominate Washington County grand jury indictments

In the Courts

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

In the Courts

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 ...

Parkersburg man arrested twice Sunday

Police

PARKERSBURG — Less than 12 hours after being released on a $31,000 bond for counts including burglary Sunday, a Parkersburg man was arrested again, this time charged with grand larceny and receiving a stolen vehicle. Corey Levi Morrison, 21, of 710 Grandview St., Apt. B, Parkersburg, posted ...

Wife charged with stabbing husband at truck stop

Police

MINERAL WELLS — A Caldwell woman who allegedly stabbed her husband at the Liberty Truck Stop was arrested Saturday and charged with domestic battery and possession of a controlled substance. Amy Sue Shuster, 39, of 45471 McKee Ave., Caldwell, was released on a $2,000 surety bond after being ...

Pennsboro man indicted on murder charge

In the Courts

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, ...

Wood County real estate transfers

Real Estate Transfers

PARKERSBURG — The following property transfers were recorded between Sept. 10-14 in the office of the Wood County Circuit Clerk. * Melinda S. Scholl to Jonathan C. Farr, lot 33, East Lawn, city of Parkersburg, $58,000. * Pamela Sue Kirby to Cody M Young, tract, 5/8 Acres, Blennerhassett ...

Washington County real estate transfers

Real Estate Transfers

MARIETTA — The following property transfers were recently recorded at the Washington County Courthouse: Adams Township * Timothy A. Beardsley to Timothy A. and Linda Mae Beardsley, trustees, 200 Beardsley Road, Lowell, 30.256 acres, exempt warranty deed. Barlow Township * Jordan M. ...

Divorce petitions

In the Courts

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 ...

Marriage licenses

Marriage Licenses

MARIETTA — The following people recently picked up marriage licenses at the Washington County Courthouse: * Andrew S. Lyons, 22, of Williamston, W.Va., and Micayla B. Hupp, 23, of Williamstown; Sept. 13. * Casey W. Stoneking, 22, of Washington, W.Va., and Taylor J. Crank, 23, of ...