Wood County Circuit Court
PARKERSBURG — The following cases were heard Dec. 4-6 in Wood County Circuit Court:
Judge Robert Waters, Dec. 4:
* James Edward Hall Jr., 44, in custody at the North Central Regional, waived extradition to Athens County on charges of receiving stolen property, identity fraud, forgery, misuse of credit cards and possession of criminal tools. However, he cannot return to Athens County until two Wood County charges of possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine and fentanyl, with intent to deliver are resolved or he posts a $300,000 bond.
* Marcel Willie Canty, 41, in custody at the North Central Regional Jail, waived extradition to Athens County on charges of conspiracy, aggravated possession of drugs, having weapons while under disability and improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle. He is also being held on a Wood County charge of burglary and a parole violation.
* Joseph Eric King, 28, in custody at the regional jail, waived extradition to Washington County, Pennsylvania, on a charge of failure to appear. A motion to have bond set and self-report was denied.
Judge J.D. Beane, Dec. 5:
* Michael Drake Dotson, 31, of Creston, was sentenced to one to 10 years on a charge of child neglect resulting in serious bodily injury. The sentence was suspended for five years probation.
* Jeremy Michael Charlton, 39, in custody at the regional jail, was sentenced to one to 15 years, with credit for 241 days served, on a charge of burglary.
* Paul Eugene Lyons, 30, of Parkersburg, was sentenced to one to five years, with credit for 212 days served, on a charge of fleeing from an officer in a vehicle with reckless indifference and one to 10 years on a charge of receiving stolen property. The sentences, which would have been served consecutively, were suspended, and Lyons was placed on three years probation.
* A motion to reduce the bond of William Leon Comuzie, 56, in custody at the regional jail, was denied. Comuzie is being held on $25,000 bond on charges of conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance and obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, misrepresentation, forgery, deception or subterfuge.
Judge Jason Wharton, Dec. 5:
* Kilon Dakel McNeil, 22, in custody at the North Central Regional Jail, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, heroin, with intent to deliver. Sentencing was scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Jan. 21. Two additional counts of possession with intent were dismissed. A motion to reduce McNeil’s bond was denied, and it remains at $10,000 cash.
* Wharton granted a motion to reduce the bond for Wesley J. Radabaugh, 28, in custody at the regional jail, from $25,000 to $10,000 over the objection of the prosecution. Radabaugh is charged with grand larceny.
* A motion for bond reduction was denied for Lorenzo Mikeirst Thomas, 42. He remains in custody at the regional jail on three counts of possession of a controlled substance — heroin, meth and fentanyl — with a $300,000 bond.
Judge Robert Waters, Dec. 6:
* Terry Gibson, 39, 804 Front St., Marietta, was extradited back to Washington County for failure to appear on the charges of obstruction, permitting drug abuse and aggravated possession of methamphetamine
* Shawn Crislip, 22, 103 Chateau Hills, Parkersburg, who was indicted on six counts of delivery of a controlled substance and conspiracy to commit delivery of a controlled substance, pleaded not guilty and his trial is set for March 17.