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Charges filed against three in separate cases

PARKERSBURG — Two individuals were arrested and charged with grand larceny on Thursday and one individual was arrested and charged with two counts of malicious wounding in Parkersburg.

Travis Burr Collins, 44, 3505 Elm Street Apartment 11, Parkersburg, has been charged with grand larceny, capias and obstruction with possession of a controlled substance after allegedly stealing a vehicle from the Superior Toyota car dealership on Seventh Street, according to a criminal complaint filed in Wood County Magistrate Court.

The stolen vehicle had been sent in for repairs and it was discovered parked in a wooded area, the complaint said. Collins informed authorities that he had stolen the keys from the overnight drop box, according to the complaint.

He was being held on $25,000 bond for grand larceny and no bond for capias, according to court records.

In another case, Antonio Manule Defrietas, 24, 3501 Camden Ave., Parkersburg, has been charged with grand larceny after allegedly stealing a vehicle from the BFS gas station on Emerson Avenue, according to a criminal complaint in magistrate court.

Defrietas was discovered at the Motel 6 on Emerson Avenue shortly thereafter, according to the complaint. He informed authorities that he had found the car keys laying on the ground outside the gas station, the complaint said. Defrietas was released on a $10,000 surety bond following arraignment.

Lindsay Sherman Tibbs III, 42, homeless, was arraigned on two felony counts of malicious wounding after physically assaulting two victims and utilitizing a metal ax, the magistrate court complaint reported.

The incident occurred at the victims’ residence on Fourth Avenue in Parkersburg. Tibbs allegedly accused the victims of stealing money and informed them that he would kill them and he did not care if he went to prison, the complaint said. Both victims were treated for non-life threatening injuries at Camden Clark Medical Center after they managed to force Tibbs out of their home and contact authorities.

Tibbs was released on $25,000 cash bond.

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