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Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases Nov. 13:

* Billy Ray Johnson Jr., 54, 2993 Staunton Turnpike, Parkersburg, waived his preliminary hearing on a count of murder defined as first and second degree, after allegedly stabbing his brother; his case has been bound over to Wood County Circuit Court for grand jury consideration. Johnson will remain in custody at the North Central Regional Jail in Doddridge County with no bond until his trial.

* Shawn Tant, 41, Parkersburg, was arraigned on a third offense charge of domestic battery and was being held at the North Central Regional Jail on a $25,000 surety bond.

* Martha Peters, 69, 320 Hill St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to accidents involving damage to a vehicle and was assessed $195.25 in court costs and fines.

* Alicia Bryan, 38, 3420 Packard St., Parkersburg, was arraigned on three counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and was released on a $3,000 personal recognizance bond.

* Ivan Patterson, 28, Vienna, was arraigned on a charge of domestic battery and released on a $500 surety bond.

* Philip Edward Butler, 36, 729 2nd St., Marietta, was arraigned on charges of battery of a police officer, obstruction and disorderly conduct; he was released on a $1,100 surety bond.

* Levi Grove, 25, 816 1/2 33rd St., Parkersburg, was given a guilty verdict for persons prohibited of possessing a firearm and public intoxication; he was assessed $345.50 in court costs and fines.

* Levi Williams, 20, 82 Camp Barbe Road, Elizabeth, pleaded guilty to duty upon striking fixtures on a highway; as part of a plea agreement was dismissed on the charges of no proof of insurance and reckless driving. He was assessed $350.25 in court costs and fines.

* Jeremy Allen, 28, 428 Old Pebble Lane, Kenly, North Carolina, pleaded guilty to driving while suspended or revoked; as part of a plea agreement he was dismissed on a charge of reckless driving; he was assessed $270.25 in court costs and fines.

* Logan Somosko, 29, 1006 29th St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to battery on a government employee; as part of a plea agreement he was dismissed on obstruction and public intoxication charges. He was sentenced to 90 days of home confinement and assessed $170.25 in court costs and fines.

* Christopher Williams, 34, 46 Oak St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of domestic battery; he was sentenced to six months of probation, six months of substance abuse counseling and assessed $180.25 in court costs and fines.

* Patience Baker, 24, 2208 11th Ave., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription; as part of a plea agreement she was dismissed on a charge of driving while suspended or revoked. She was sentenced to one year probation and assessed $170.25 in court costs and fines.

* Candace Gibson, 36, 106 Crestwood Drive, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of driving under the influence with a minor under 16 and no insurance. As part of a plea agreement she was dismissed on a charge of expired registration, operating without certificates of inspection, no seatbelt, no operator’s and child neglect creating risk of injury. She was sentenced to time served and assessed $835.50 in court costs and fines.

* William McNees, 31, pleaded guilty to a charge of failure to maintain control; as part of a plea agreement he was dismissed on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident; he was assessed $190.25 in court costs and fines.

* Carolyn Price-Smith, 51, 721 George St., Belpre, pleaded guilty to a charge of shoplifting over $500; she was sentenced to unsupervised probation for one year, ordered to pay a $2,517.94 civil penalty to the victim and assessed $170.25 in court costs and fines.

* Adrian Coker, 25, 3604 East Seventh St. room 302, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of driving while suspended or revoked, a third offense, and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. He was sentenced to six months probation, 30 days in jail and assessed $490.50 in court costs and fines. As part of a plea agreement he was dismissed on a charge of no insurance.

* Gina Hand, 50, 413 Eighth St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of disorderly conduct and was assessed $170.25 in court costs and fines.

* Wesley Radabaugh, 28, 1451 Hill St., Belpre, was arraigned on a charge of petit larceny and was being held at the North Central Regional Jail on a $1,500 surety bond.