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In the Courts

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports July 17: * Brittany Marie Karcher, 33, 401 1/2 Marion St., Marietta, pleaded guilty to a charge of second-offense driving on a license suspended for miscellaneous, reduced from the original charge of third-offense ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG —Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports July 15: * Levi Raymond Gregory Putnam, 22, P.O. Box 36, Hartford, W.Va., pleaded guilty to driving a vehicle while in an impaired state and no vehicle insurance. He was sentenced to three hours in jail already served ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports July 13: * Arthur Joseph Carr, 32, New Martinsville, pleaded guilty to a charge of violation of a protective order, was sentenced to 90 days of home confinement and was assessed $420.25 in fines and court costs. * ...

Washington County Grand Jury issues indictments

From staff reports Drug offenders were among those recently indicted by the Washington County Grand Jury. Chandra R. Jenkins, 39, 121 Lott Lane, and Mindy S. Carder, 34, of 55 Lott Lane, both of Macfarlan, W.Va., each were indicted for aggravated trafficking in drugs and aggravated possession ...

Wood Sheriff

PARKERSBURG  — The Wood County Sheriff’s releasd the folloeing reportson July 14: * On July 9, a deputy responded to the Red Roof Inn and took a report of a breaking and entering. * On July 9, Noah Shockey, 22, of Vienna was cited for speeding 80 in a 45mph zone. * On July 9, ...

Palestine woman pleads guilty to bank fraud

CHARLESTON — A Wirt County woman pleaded guilty Friday to bank fraud, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia said. Melissa Evans, 49, Palestine, pleaded guilty to depositing stolen insurance checks from an employer into her bank account, U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG —Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports July 8: * Daniel Steven McCord, 64, Washington, was arraigned on charges of domestic assault and DUI and released on a $2,000 surety bond. McCord allegedly rammed his live-in girlfriend’s vehicle with his own while ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG —The Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports July 1: * Paul Matthew Bailey, 21, 84 Rock Run Rd., Walker, pleaded guilty to unlawful acts, non intoxicating beer, obstructing an officer and unlawful injury. He was dismissed on charges of public intoxication, ...

Divorce petitions

PARKERSBURG — The following divorce petitions were filed in the office of the Wood County Circuit Clerk between April 20 and May 29 * Martin French Tanner, by: Shane Tanner v. Sandra Dee Tanner * Jeremy Michael Miller v. Jessie Kay Miller * Jacquine Holcomb v. Norman Holcomb Jr. * Bryan ...

Wood County Circuit Court

PARKERSBURG — The following people have been arraigned by the Wood County Circuit Court: In Judge J.D. Beane’s Court: * Dustin Eugene Wright, 34, 1131 Latrobe St., Parkersburg, pleaded not guilty to charges of first- and second-degree arson, causing injury during an arson-related crime, ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports June 26: * Austin Tyler Izzo, 24, 3513 Sixth Ave., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to possesion of a controlled substance and was dismissed on another possession charge. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail, suspended ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports June 25: * Michael W. Lynch, 30, 2212 36th St. Apt. 2, Parkersburg, was arraigned on a destruction of property charge and was released on a $5,000 cash bond. * Robert Martin Shepherd, 38, 3201 Broad St., Parkersburg, ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — The following cases were handled in Wood County Magistrate Court Wednesday: * Anthony C. Demarco, 38, 275 Dutch Ridge Road, Guysville, Ohio, pleaded no contest to driving on a suspended license, having no proof of insurance and was fined $690.50. * Robert Leon Murphy Jr., 39, ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports June 18: • Eugene Allen Nelson III, 35, 1501 Cale St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to second-offense driving on a license suspended for miscellaneous and was assessed $270.25 in fines and court costs. The charge was ...

Divorce petitions

PARKERSBURG — The following divorce petitions were filed in the office of the Wood County Circuit Clerk between March 19 and April 16: * Elizabeth Beary v. John Edward Beary * Jeffrey Dean Joseph v. Shannon Nicole Joseph * Megan Danielle Brannon v. Thomas Earl Davis * Matthew Aaron ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports June 15: * Paula Marie Reynolds-Pushefski, 52, 1948 Princeton St., Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of malicious wounding and held on a $25,000 surety bond. She allegedly stabbed another woman with a kitchen ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — The following reports were released by Wood County Magistrate Court between June 3-11: * Felicia B. Mullen, 28, 967 Garfield Road, Palestine, W.Va., pleaded guilty to a charge of expired registration and was assessed $175.25 in fines and court costs. * Alice J. Chapman, 44, ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports June 12: * Tristan R. Francis, 22, 877 Dry Run Road, Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of receiving/transferring stolen property and held on a $2,500 surety bond. * Everett Christopher Freeland, 35, 315 16th St., ...

Washington Sheriff

MARIETTA — The Washington County Sheriff’s Department released the following reports on June 15. * On May 30, deputies assisted the Beverly Police Department with a possible assault complaint. * A deputy was dispatched to 331 Hill Road, Cutler, on May 31 for a call where Jeremy O’Brien ...

Wood Magistrate

PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports June 5: * Cory Jo Wollum, 31, 401 Hickory St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to petit larceny. Charges for grand larceny and conspiracy were dismissed and he was sentenced to six months in jail, suspended for two ...