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Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — The following cases were handled recently in Wood County Circuit Court:

* Tyas M. Lipscomb, 22, 1111 Camden Ave., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty before Judge Jason Wharton to two charges of fraudulent use of an access device. Lipscomb was put in a youthful offender program, but was determined to be unfit to remain. The court sentenced Lipscomb to four years in state prison with 31 days credit for time served for each count. The sentences will run concurrently. Motions for alternative sentencing were denied. Lipscomb was ordered to pay $362 in court costs and $796.45 in restitution within two years of release.

* Matthew A. Altizer, 28, 2670 Winding Road, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty before Judge JD Beane to burglary and was sentenced to one to 15 years in state prison with 20 days credit for time served. He was also ordered to pay court costs.

* Tiffany Johnson, 31, 111 South Fork Lane, Belleville, had pleaded guilty before Judge Robert Waters to two counts of fraudulent use of an access device. She was sent to Drug Court where she did not finish the program. She was sentenced to five years in prison with a credit of 90 days for time served on each count. The sentences will run concurrently. She was ordered to pay $714.98 in restitution. Motions for alternative sentencing were denied.

* Anthony D. Flanagan, 35, 1202 Myrtle St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty before Waters to delivery of a controlled substance (meth). He was sentenced to one to five years in state prison with a credit of 207 days for time served. Motions for alternative sentencing were denied.

* Tristan Paul Persinger, 1304 Ramsey St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty before Waters to two counts of receiving/transferring stolen property. He was sentenced to one to five years in state prison with 257 days credited for time served on each count to run concurrently. The sentence was suspended and he was placed on four years of probation, including home confinement. He is expected to attend AA/NA meetings and pay home confinement fees and other costs.

* Kevin Allen, no age or address given, pleaded guilty before Waters to delivery of a controlled substance (hydrocodone) and failure to render aid. He was sentenced to state prison for one to five years with 43 days credit for time served and one to 15 years with the sentences to be served consecutively. Motions for home confinement were denied and he was ordered to pay court costs within one year of his release.

* Zachary Davis, 30, 1015 Lynn St. Apt. A, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty before Waters to DUI with injury. He was sentenced to serve to two to 10 years with a credit of two days for time served on home confinement. His driver’s license will be suspended for five years. He was also fined $1,000 to be paid within one year of release. He is also to participate in substance abuse treatment and was ordered to pay the cost related to home confinement and the treatment program.

* Brian R. Mincks, 40, 750 Ruble Ave., Belpre, was sentenced by Waters to one to five years in state prison for conspiracy to possess a controlled substance (meth) with intent to deliver. Motions for alternative sentencing were denied.

* Logan M. Coon, 25, 1601 19th St., Parkersburg, had pleaded guilty before Waters to breaking and entering and was sentenced to three years probation. He violated the terms of his probation and was sentenced to one to 10 years in state prison with 53 days credited for time served. Motions for probation were denied and he was ordered to pay $123.50 in lab fees.

* Joshua Dean Sprague, 41, 1005 Lynn St., Parkersburg, is a fugitive from justice who waived extradition back to Washington County, Ohio, in a hearing before Waters.

* Terry Allen Smith, 62, 57 Aqua Circle, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty before Waters to burglary. Sentencing is set July 12 at 3 p.m. Motions for alternative sentencing have been made and a pre-sentencing investigation has been ordered. He remains on bond.

* Travis Burr Collins, 45, 3505 Elm St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty before Waters to grand larceny and was ordered to pay restitution and enter a substance abuse treatment program. Sentencing is set for July 16 at 9:30 a.m.

* Shawn D. Bowman, 29, 229 Franklin St., Marietta, pleaded guilty before Waters to possession of a controlled substance (Meth) with intent to deliver. He will participate in the Mid-Ohio Valley Drug Court Program.

* Kevin Lee Thompson, 41, 580 Fifth St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty before Waters to fleeing from officers with reckless indifference and forgery. He is asking for alternative sentencing. A pre-sentence investigation has been ordered. Sentencing is set for July 16 at 10 a.m. He was remanded to custody.

* Justin Lee Brown, 32, 2269 Main Street, Clay, W.Va., pleaded guilty before Waters to fleeing in a vehicle with reckless disregard and receiving/transferring a stolen vehicle. He was sentenced to one to five years for each count with the sentences to run concurrently. He was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine.

* Mark Jason Brown, 42, 1203 Mary St., Parkersburg, was charged with wanton endangerment, burglary and grand larceny. Trial is set before Waters for June 2. Motions need to be made by May 26.

* Brandon L. Leak, 35, 4300 Brumbaugh Blvd., Dayton, Ohio, is charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin, delivery of heroin and possession with intent to deliver marijuana. Trial is set before Waters on June 22.

* Samantha James, 30, 623 Lulu St., Parkersburg, was sentenced by Waters to six years in state prison with 10 days credit for time served for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and conspiracy. Motions for alternative sentencing were denied.

* George A. Barnhart, 1813 17th St., Parkersburg, was charged with fleeing with reckless disregard. A plea agreement was offered, but declined. Trial was scheduled before Waters on May 18. No further information was available.

* Michael A. Forman, 40, 815 14th St., Parkersburg, was charged with two counts possession of a controlled substance (heroin). Trial is set before Waters on June 22. Pre-trial motions have to be done by June 7.

* Shawn D. Jones, 49, 413 Eighth St., Parkersburg, has been ordered by Wharton to participate in the Drug Court program.

* Sean M Haverty, 147 E. Lubeck Hills Dr., Washington, W.Va., pleaded guilty before Beane to delivery of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled with intent to deliver. He was sentenced to one to 15 years and one to five years with 69 days credited for time served in state prison. The sentences will run consecutively. He was ordered to also pay court costs.

* Andrea May McCoy, 35, 509 E. Oak St., Davisville, pleaded guilty before Beane to child neglect creating risk of serious bodily injury or death and child neglect creating substantial risk of bodily injury. Sentencing is set Aug. 19 at 9:30 a.m.

* Michael Allen McHenry II, 19, 701 32nd St., Vienna, pleaded guilty before Waters to grand larceny and petit larceny. Court is still awaiting the outcome of McHenry’s participation in Drug Court. Sentencing is set for July 16 at 10:30 a.m.

* George N. Parsons, 47, 409 Hill Ave., Parkersburg, was sentence by Waters to one to five years in state prison for a charge of fleeing from officers in a vehicle with reckless indifference.

* Jeremy T. Allen, 30, North Central Regional Jail, was charged with fleeing from officers with reckless disregard, grand larceny and two counts of receiving/transferring a stolen vehicle. Trial is set before Waters on July 13. Pre-trial motions have to be made by June 30. A status hearing will be held July 1 at 2:15 p.m. Court records indicate two plea agreements have been offered but Allen has not taken any action on them.

* Laron C. Fuller, 39, 29 Westview Way, Parkersburg, was found guilty of delivery of a controlled substance (fentanyl). Waters sentenced him to two to 10 years in state prison. Motions for alternative sentencing were denied. He was also ordered to pay court costs within one year of being released.

* Mark Walker, 36, North Central Regional Jail, had violated home confinement and the court revoked his bond and home confinement. He is scheduled to go to trial before Waters on June 22 for charges of burglary and impersonating a law-enforcement officer.

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