Wood Circuit Court
PARKERSBURG — The following cases were heard Aug. 31 in Wood County Circuit Court:
Before Judge Jason Wharton:
* A plea agreement for Eddie Cunningham, 35, Parkersburg, was rejected. Under the terms of the agreement, Cunningham would have pleaded guilty to driving under the influence causing death and been sentenced to three to 15 years to be served on home confinement, Wood County Prosecutor Pat Lefebure said. Cunningham’s trial on that count, along with charges of negligent homicide and third-offense driving on a suspended/revoked license, is scheduled for Nov. 17. Cunningham was charged in the 2017 death of Natasha Treadway.
* A motion was granted to continue the trial of James Beck, 35, in custody at the North Central Regional Jail in Doddridge County, on two counts of delivery of a controlled substance and one count each of conspiracy to commit possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and third-offense shoplifting. The trial is scheduled to start Sept. 20.
* A motion was granted to continue the trial of Brittany Morgan Carr, 32, Parkersburg, on three counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and one count of keeping/maintaining a dwelling for the keeping of a controlled substance. The trial is set for Nov. 17.
* A motion was granted to continue the trial of Kyle Jordan Hendershot, 30, Parkersburg, on three counts of distribution and exhibition of material depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct and one count of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. The trial is scheduled for Sept. 29.
Before Judge Robert Waters:
* A capias warrant was issued for Trina Shell, 44, King, N.C., after she was not present for a status hearing. Shell is charged with child neglect creating risk of serious bodily injury or death.
Before Judge J.D. Beane:
* William Patrick George, 27, in custody at the North Central Regional Jail in Doddridge County, was sentenced to five years in jail, with credit for 22 days served, on a charge of fraudulent use of an access device and one to 10 years, with credit for 22 days, on a charge of uttering. The terms are to be served concurrently. George originally pleaded guilty to the charges in August 2018, and a capias warrant was issued for his arrest in October of that year. He was arrested in August 2020.