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On the Record

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on Jan. 7.

* Miindy James, 37, 56 Walnut St., Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of driving suspended and was released on a $1,000 personal recognizance bond.

* Laura Sams, 50, 1905 9th Ave., Parkersburg, pleaded no contest on a charge of speeding and was assessed $175.25 in court costs and fines.

* Kenneth Caplinger, 35, 1410 Grandview Manor, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to the charge of driving while license revoked for DUI and was sentenced to 30 days of home confinement and was assessed $270.25 in court costs and fines. As part of a plea agreement he was dismissed on charges of driving while license suspended or revoked and operation without certificate of inspection.

* David Caltrider, 62, 3623 Packard St., Apartment 1, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a first offense DUI, expired registration and as part of a plea agreement was dismissed on a charge of no insurance. He was sentenced to time served, 10 hours of jail, and was assessed $530.50 in court costs and fines.

* David King, 25, P.O. Box 4, Arnoldsburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of obstruction and as part of a plea agreement was dismissed on a charge of public intoxication; he was assessed $220.25 in court costs and fines.

* Charles King, 44, 4809 Emerson Ave., Apartment C, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of obstruction and was assessed $220.25 in court costs and fines.

* Joshua Hardman, 31, 637 Trace Fork, Tanner, pleaded guilty to a charge of shoplifting; he was assessed $195.25 in court costs and fines and ordered to pay a civil penalty of $270.72 to the victim.

* Rick Drain, 32, 1314 23rd St., Vienna, pleaded guilty to a charge of driving under the influence; he was sentenced to 24 hours in jail and assessed $525.25 in court costs and fines.

* James Lynn, 32, 26810 State Route 7, Marietta, pleaded guilty to a charge of driving while suspended, a second offense, and was assessed $370.25 in court costs and fines.

* Michael Bailey, 22, 418 4th Ave., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of driving while suspended, a second offense, and was assessed $370.25 in court costs and fines.

* Michael Barker, 46, 1103 18th St., Apartment B, Vienna, pleaded guilty to a charge of knowingly or intentionally possessing a controlled substance without a valid prescription and driving while suspended, a second offense; as part of a plea agreement he was dismissed on the second charge of possession of a controlled substance. He was sentenced to 90 days of jail with credit for 13 days and assessed $440.50 in court costs and fines.

* Shayla Barker, 23, 2404 45th St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of disorderly conduct, obstruction and as part of a plea agreement was dismissed on a charge of refusal to submit fingerprint; she was assessed $345.50 in court costs and fines.

* Brandon Harvey, 33, homeless, was arraigned on a charge of burglary after he was found sleeping on the couch at 6326 Lees Creek Road, where the defendant had been advised he was not allowed to be; he is being held at the North Central Regional Jail on a $30,000 surety bond.

* Brandon Hayes, 29, 80 Dempsey Ave., Lot 65, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription; he was sentenced to 90 days in jail and was assessed $170.25 in court costs and fines. As part of a plea agreement he was dismissed on a charge of manufacturing, delivery or possession with the intent to manufacture and deliver controlled substances.

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PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on Jan. 8.

* Robert Horton Jr., 44, 43 Meadows Mobile Park, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to driving while revoked for DUI, a second offense, and was sentenced to 12 months of home confinement and assessed $170.25 in court costs and fines.

* Ryan Tuttle, 29, 3350 Olney Run Road, Stockport, pleaded no contest to a charge of failure to obey traffic control device and was assessed $175.25 in court costs and fines.

* April Youst, 37, 810 24th St. Apartment A, Vienna, pleaded no contest to charges of expired registration, driving while suspended or revoked and left-of-center; she was assessed $625.75 in court costs and fines.

* Steven Gray, 38, 413 8th St., Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of destruction of property after allegedly damaging four parking meters, valued at $1,000 each. He was being held at the North Central Regional Jail on a $5,000 surety bond.

* Charles Davis Jr., 32, 266 Burnt House Road, Parkersburg, was dismissed on a charge of violation of a protective order because the alleged victim does not wish to pursue.

* Anthony Rhodes, 32, 747 Enterprise Road, Palestine, was arraigned on charges of escape from home confinement and is being held without bond at the North Central Regional Jail.

* Christopher Nguyen, 51, 440 Sandalwood Place, Vienna, pleaded guilty to a charge of speeding and was assessed $175.25 in court costs and fines.

* Peter Paul Haugen Jr., 53, 1425 30th St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of disorderly conduct and public intoxication; as part of a plea agreement he was dismissed on a charge of obstruction. He was sentenced to time served and assessed $370.50 in court costs and fines.

* Brian Sanders, 41, 1079 Westerville Road, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of obstruction and was assessed $170.25 in court costs and fines.

* Richard Heffelfinger, 30, 1725 Latrobe St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of trespassing and was assessed $270.25 in court costs and fines.

* William Tanner, 23, 575 Leachtown Lane, Walker, waived his preliminary hearing on a charge of fleeing while DUI and his case has been bound over to Wood County Circuit Court.

Wood Sheriff

PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on Jan. 8.

* From Jan. 3-5, the department answered 169 calls including 11 traffic stops, four area checks, 16 complaints by phone or in person, five disorderly subjects or motorist, nine intrusion alarms, six domestic in progress, three domestic violence orders served, 12 motor vehicle accidents, six assist motorists, two mental hygiene orders and three 911 hang up calls.

* Jan. 3, deputies responded to Harris Highway for a single vehicle crash. The driver stated that she hydroplaned went off the roadway striking a guardrail and a large sign belonging to the Lubeck Church of Christ. No injuries were reported however the vehicle sustained heavy front end, driver side and passenger side damage.

* Jan. 3, Deputies responded to Grassy Run Road for a Domestic situation. The complainant did not wish to pursue any charges stated she was familiar with the DV process and was leaving with a friend.

* Jan. 3, a deputy responded to Emerson Avenue for a two vehicle accident. Travis A. Oakley, 43, 30th Street, was issued a citation for no proof of insurance.

* Jan. 3, a deputy was dispatched to the area of Elizabeth Pike for a vehicle traveling very slow in traffic swerving all over the roadway. The vehicle had pulled into the Park and Ride at which time the Deputy pulled in behind it. Upon contact with the driver he appeared to be under the influence of a Controlled substance at which time a K-9 unit was dispatched to assist. A police dog gave a positive indication of the presence of controlled substance in the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed a crystal substance suspected as methamphetamine and a dark brown powder substance suspected to be heroin along with a large amount of white powder substance believed to be Fentanyl. Dylan Shane Pickrell, 22, School View Street, Elizabeth, was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance.

* Jan. 4, Brian Robert Sanders, 41, of Jesterville Road, was arrested on charges of violation of a domestic violence bond.

* Jan. 5, Maranda Konstance Davis, 23, Huntsville Ala., was issued a citation for DUI.

* Jan. 5, Andrew Gerald Goodwin, 40, Thorn Street, was arrested on charges of aggravated DUI.

* Jan. 5, deputies responded to Emerson Avenue at Pineview Circle for a vehicle accident involving a deer. The driver stated he was driving northbound on Emerson Avenue when the deer jumped in front of the vehicle blocking the windshield at which time the driver ran off the roadway.

* Jan. 5, Gurmel Lymann McDonald, 32, of Central City Road, Williamstown, was arrested on a warrant for violation of a domestic violence protective order.

Washington Sheriff

MARIETTA — Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on Jan. 3 and Jan. 6:

* A deputy was patrolling I-77 near Ohio 821 on Dec. 31 when he observed a vehicle pulled over with the emergency flashers activated and stopped to check on the subjects. The deputy observed a female on the passenger side of the vehicle kneeling down urinating. She was identified as Jamie R. Lehman, who had an odor of alcohol about her person. Lehman had slurred speech and was swaying while standing. Lehman agreed to complete standard field sobriety testing, to which she performed poorly on. Lehman admitted to drinking one beer when asked about her consumption. Lehman submitted to a portable breathalyzer test with the results being .085. Jamie R. Lehman, 48, of 101 Jefferson St., Zanesville, was placed under arrest for OVI and transported to the Washington County Jail.

* A deputy responded to 312 Lawton Ave., Marietta, on Dec. 31 for a report of a missing person. It was reported that Nathaniel Becker was missing. Becker’s mother reported that Becker had left a note, stating he was forced to drive someone somewhere in her vehicle. Several attempts were made to reach Becker via phone with negative results. A BOLO was issued for Becker to check his well- being. He was later reported to be home with the vehicle and had been at a hospital in Elkins, W.Va., visiting a friend. Becker further advised that he did not remember writing any note, or being threatened by anyone to leave by force. A deputy will be requesting a summons be issued to Nathaniel B. Becker, 40, on a charge of disorderly conduct.

*Deputies responded to 15790 Waterford Road, Waterford, on Dec. 28 to attempt contact and arrest Ashley Bules and Ryan Starkey on outstanding warrants. A consent to search was obtained from the homeowner and it be was believed that Bules and Starkey were still inside the residence. The Special Response Team was dispatched due to the subjects possibly being armed and dangerous and also hiding in the attic of the residence. Deputies remained on scene for approximately three hours, searching and giving Starkey and Bules time to surrender. The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Beverly Police Department. Bules and Starkey were located hiding in an attic crawl space of the residence. Ashley Renee Bules, 25, of 50 Henderson Ally, Lowell, was placed under arrest for obstructing official business, along with the outstanding warrant(s). Ryan Thomas Starkey, of 12660 State Route 550, was placed under arrest for obstructing official business, violating a protection order, and the outstanding warrant(s). Bules and Starkey were transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.

* On Dec. 29, a deputy began an investigation into criminal trespassing in the Little Hocking area. This case remains under investigation.

* Deputies were dispatched to Clayton Mobile Homes, 57 Ayers Blvd., Belpre, on Dec. 30 in reference to a break-in at that location. This case remains under investigation.

* On Dec. 30, a dog belonging to Nicole Davis, of 204 Dale St., Marietta, was running loose from her residence. The dog was barking aggressively and was traveling across the roadway and onto other people’s properties. It was reported that Davis had moved into this residence approximately one month earlier and brought two dogs with her, which she allows to run loose daily. The other dog is black and was restrained inside the residence at the time of this complaint. The dog was viewed through the window and appeared to be the age required to be registered. The dog warden will be requesting a summons be issued to Nicole D. Davis for failure to restrain and failure to register her dog.

* A deputy began an investigation on Dec. 31 into fraudulent charges on a credit card, due possibly to identity theft. This case remains under investigation.

* A deputy began an investigation into a stolen laptop on Thursday. This case remains under investigation.

* On Thursday, two dogs belonging to Nicole Davis, of 204 Dale St., Marietta, were running loose from her property. The dogs charged at an elderly subject as they were walking down the driveway. The dog warden will be requesting a summons for Davis on a charge of failing to restrain her dog

The following people were recently processed into the Washington County Jail:

* Kendrick Latrent McClain, 48, of 310 Sixth St., Apt. 3, Marietta, was arrested for having weapons while under disability and illegal manufacture of drugs, both felonies.

* Adam Joseph Trus, 42, of 1408 Liberty St., Parkersburg, was arrested for contempt of court, a misdemeanor.

* Brandon Lee Loy, 23, of 368 Dearing Drive, Apt. 25880, Mount Hope, W.Va., was arrested for aggravated possession of fentanyl, and illegal conveyance of drugs, both felonies.

* Brittany Nicole Cottrill, 30, of 1043 Gantsville Road, Little Hocking, was arrested for domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

* Jerrod Douglas Anderson, 22, of 150 Camelot Road, Belpre, was arrested for OVI, driving under suspension, no seatbelt and expired plates, all misdemeanor.

* Brian Cadillac Barnett, 31, of 1007 Florence St., Belpre, was arrested for parole violation, a felony, possessing drug abuse instruments, no operator’s license, contempt of court and drug paraphernalia, all misdemeanors.

* James Chadwick Hodgson, 42, of 1002 Washington Blvd., Belpre, was arrested for violating a protection order, a misdemeanor.

* Thomas Lee Doty II, 51, of 300 Ridgewood Drive, Apt. G, Marietta, was arrested for resisting arrest, on a warrant, a misdemeanor.

* James Keith Treadway, 45, of 708 Front St., Apt. 21, Marietta, was arrested for contempt of court.

* Tamika Cherie Rake, 32, of 2105 Miller Ave., Belpre, was arrested for probation violation, a misdemeanor.

* Chad Anthony Burdette, 37, of 470 Hartline Road, Whipple, was arrested for kidnapping, two counts, and domestic violence, two counts, all felonies.

* Lisa Marie Joy, 45, of 1220 E. Branch Road, Lowell, was arrested for domestic violence, a felony.

* Tyler James Hess, 20, of 21600 State Route 339, Beverly, was arrested for speed, driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure to comply, illegal use of drug paraphernalia, and possession of drugs, all misdemeanors.

* Lacy Carl Hapney, 54, of 217 1/2 Elm St., Belpre, was arrested for violating a protection order, a misdemeanor.

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MARIETTA — The following subjects were processed into the Washington County Jail Jan. 6 and 7:

* Neil Allen Wilson, 37, 407 Beauseaux St., Belpre, contempt of court, Athens County warrant, and assault, both misdemeanors.

* Shawn Christopher Zollars, 42, 194 Rattan St., Newport, North Carolina, contempt of court and failure to appear, Wayne County warrant, a misdemeanor.

* Debra Lee Sampson, 26, 27317 State Route 7, Apt. A, Marietta, driving while under the influence, theft by deception, failure to comply, temporary permit, no licensed driver, improper lane usage and contempt of court, all misdemeanors.

* Tabatha Dawn Cain, 39, 311 ¢ Walnut Street, Lowell, theft, a misdemeanor.

* Lionel Justin Gore, 32, 130 Cemetery Road, New Matamoras, driving under suspension and failure to comply with order of signal of peace officer, both misdemeanors.

* Matthew Wayne Tippie, 34, 7354 Bethany Ridge Road, Guysville, possession of drugs and driving under suspension, both misdemeanors.

* Earl Dean Griffin, 43, 2460 Pleasant Ridge Road, Marietta, possession of drugs, a felony.

* Ashlee Nicole Haught, 27, 425 County House Lane, Marietta, possession of drugs, a felony.

Vienna Police

VIENNA — The Vienna Police Department released the following reports Jan. 6:

Dec. 24

* Travis D. Green of St. Marys was cited for shoplifting.

* William J. Tanner of Walker was arrested on a charge of fleeing while driving under the influence.

Dec. 26

* Donald E. Johnson of Elizabeth was arrested on a warrant for petit larceny.

* Michael W. Barker of Vienna was arrested on charges of fugitive from justice and third-offense driving on a suspended license.

Dec. 28

* Stephen C. Bonson of Parkersburg was arrested on a charge of second-offense shoplifting and a warrant for shoplifting.

Jan. 3

* John P. Terry of Fleming was arrested on a charge of conspiracy to commit grand larceny.

Jan. 4

* Madison L. Ritchie of Marietta was cited for shoplifting.

* Jerry M. Linville of Parkersburg was arrested on a charge of aggravated DUI.

Jan. 5

* Johnnie H. Williams of Phoenix was arrested on charges of domestic battery and unlawful restraint.

* Hayden P. Thatcher of Fleming was arrested on a charge of grand larceny.

Williamstown Police

WILLIAMSTOWN — The Williamstown Police Department released the following reports on Jan. 6:

Jan. 2:

* Deanna Brown, 25, Parkersburg, was cited for speed 43/25 on Highland Avenue.

* Shelly Casto, 61, Marietta, was cited for speed 53/35 on West Third Street.

Jan. 3:

* Maxwell Bennett, 19, Harrisville, was cited for speed 40/25 on Highland Avenue.

* Adam McGee, 20, Parkersburg, was cited for speed 44/35 and no insurance on West Third Street.

Jan. 4:

* A 17-year-old St. Marys female was cited for speed 52/35 on West Third Street.

Jan. 5:

* Joshua Edward Sprouse, 38, Parkersburg was arrested on charges of fleeing from an officer, third-offense driving on a suspended license and possession of marijuana following a traffic stop on the Williamstown Bridge. Officers observed Sprouse make a u-turn at West Third and Highland Avenue and drive over a curb in front of DaVinci’s nearly striking an object in the parking lot. Sprouse reportedly accelerated onto and then across the Williamstown Bridge at a higher than legal speed with an officer pursuing. Sprouse reportedly came to an abrupt stop at the foot of the bridge on the Marietta side. A warrant check revealed Sprouse also was wanted on a warrant from Wood County Family Court. Sprouse was arraigned at Wood County Magistrate Court on the four charges and remanded to the Department of Corrections.

Jan. 6:

* Officers responded to a domestic dispute in the 400 block of Poplar Avenue. The man agreed to leave the residence for the night and DV assistance was provided to parties involved.

Civil suits

PARKERSBURG — The following civil cases were filed between Dec. 16 and Jan. 3 in the office of the Wood County Circuit Clerk:

* E. Michael Smith v. Carl E. Smith Pipeline Inc. and Foamcoat Roofing and Coatings Inc. and EIN Energy Inc.

* David R. Cremeans and Kelley D. Cremeans v. Bryan Valentine and Sherry Valentine

* Gary Flanagan v. Naomi Evans

* Barbara J. Wilson and Victoria Hovery v. Homer Dillon

* Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance Inc. v. Kevin Wayne McClead and Amanda Sue McClead

* Michael M. Wilson v. Logan S. Lawrentz

* Delia Tennant v. Rehabilitation Hospital Corporation of America LLC, dba Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Parkersburg

* James E. Perkins v. Jeffrey A. Willis

* ABC Supply Co. Inc. v. Scott E. Barker, trading as/doing business as Consolidated Roofing

* ABC Supply Co. Inc. v. Curtis M. George, trading as/doing business as Alpine Builders

* Crystal Squires v. Bruce Richard Dennis

* West Virginia University Medical Corp., dba University Health, v. Ervin D. Couch and Rhonda Lynn Couch