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Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — The following cases appeared in Wood County Magistrate Court March 16: * Nichole Amber Smarr, 36, 467 Vaughn Road, Grantsville, and Justin Daniel Deems, 29, 725 Seventh St., Marietta, were each arraigned on one count of breaking and entering. According to ...

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PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on March 13: * Robert Bender Jr., 63, 613 Caroline Ave., Williamstown, was arraigned on a charge of leaving the scene and he was released on a $500 personal recognizance bond. * John Sprouse, 44, 918 Fourth Ave., ...

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PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on March 11: * Amy McCleary, 41, 19 Brentwood Drive, Parkersburg, pleaded no contest to a charge of DUI; she was assessed $345.25 in court costs and fines. * Paul Wright II, 48, 924 Swann St., Parkersburg, was dismissed ...

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PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases from March 7, 8 and 9. * Thomas McGarry, 38, of Parkersburg was arraigned on a charge of domestic battery and was released on a $500 surety bond. * Jared Schmidt, 36, 1636 New England Ridge Road, Washington, W.Va., was ...

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PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on March 6: * Jason Toncray, 35, 4779 Federal Road, Coolville, pleaded guilty to a charge of driving under the influence with an alcohol concentration of above .15 and obstruction; he was sentenced to 10 months of home ...

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PARKERSBURG — The following cases appeared in Wood County Magistrate Court on March 4: * Alisha Small, 38, 55480 Second Ave., Reedsville, Ohio, was arraigned on charges of third offense shoplifting, fleeing with reckless indifference and child neglect creating risk of injury. She was being ...

Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Circuit Court heard the following cases on March 5: In Judge Robert Waters’ Court: * Christopher Stephens, 34, in custody, pleaded guilty to breaking and entering count one and sentencing is set for May 6 at 1 p.m. * Kenneth Williams, 52, in custody, pleaded ...

Civil suits

PARKERSBURG — The following civil cases were filed between Feb. 17-28 in the office of the Wood County Circuit Clerk: * Cynthia Lyden and Scott Lyden v. Peter W. Strobl * DeBarr Trucking Co. Inc. v. Rick L. Krout and Keystone Concrete and Masonry Construction Co. * Steers Heating & ...

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Washington Sheriff MARIETTA — Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on Monday: * A deputy took a complaint at 194 Sweetapple Road, Vincent, on Feb. 25. Kelly Workman alleged her ex-husband, Kenneth Sewell, broke into her business and entered a safe and ...

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Circuit Court PARKERSBURG — The following cases were heard Feb. 28 in Wood County Circuit Court: * The trial of Carl C. Burner III, 39, of Parkersburg, on a charge of making terroristic threats, was continued to 11 a.m. May 22 by Ritchie County Circuit Court Judge Tim Sweeney. Sweeney is ...

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PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on Feb. 27: * Joey Barnett, 36, 738 Washington Ave., Huntington, was arraigned on a charge of obstruction and released on a $500 personal recognizance bond. * Jessica Drake, 32, 1808 Worthington St., Parkersburg, was ...

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PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports Feb. 24: * Austin Ray Lamparter, 24, 2359 Bull Fork Road, Tanner, was arraigned on charges of a prohibited person with a firearm, two counts of assault and three counts of battery and bond was set at $20,000 ...

Civil suits

PARKERSBURG — The following civil cases were filed between Feb. 3-14 in the office of the Wood County Circuit Clerk: * Shii McDuff, on behalf of M.M., a minor, v. Bernie Dolan, acting as the executive director of the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission * James S. Lynn v. ...

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PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on Feb. 25: * Amy Dennis, 27, 132 Powell Drive, Apartment 45, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of truancy; she was assessed $220.25 in court costs and fines. * Kenneth Williams, 52, 1010 Cornwall St., Apartment 4, ...

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Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on Feb. 21: * Grinnell McDonald, 32, 1338 Lynn St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of violation of a protective order; he was sentenced to one year in jail with 46 days credit and assessed ...

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PARKERSBURG —Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases Feb. 20: * Matthew Paul Evanoff, 30, 1712 Seventh St., Apt. 2, Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of escape from custody and held on a $10,000 cash bond. * James Michael Spiker, 45, 4836 Goose Creek Road, Petroleum, was ...

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PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on Feb. 19: * Herbert Myles, 30, 3771 Ashton Road, Columbus, was arraigned on a charge of possession with intent to deliver, heroin, and he was being held at the North Central Regional Jail on a $10,000 cash bond. * Allen ...

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Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on Feb. 18. * Justin Adam Ash, 32, 601 32nd St. Lot Number 3, Parkersburg, was arraigned by Magistrate Jody Purkey on a charge of distribution of child pronography. Cpl. Jennifer DeMeyer of West Virginia ...

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PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on Feb. 14: * Max Cowdery, 78, 3 Buckeye Lane, Belpre, was arraigned on a charge of failure to stop at a school bus and was released on a $500 personal recognizance bond. * Troy Shaffer, 44, 1031 32nd St., Vienna, was ...

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PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court heard the following cases on Feb. 13: * Alexa Bunner, 18, 2801 Emerson Ave., Apartment 22, Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to a charge of shoplifting. She was assessed $180.25 in court costs and fines and ordered to pay a $50 civil penalty to the ...