Wood Sheriff

PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on April 2:

March 29

* Deputies responded to Post Mill Way in reference to a fight in progress. Dustin James Whystsell, 25, of Post Mill Way, was arrested on charges of domestic battery. He was processed and placed at the Holding Center pending arraignment.

* Jason Gregory, 41, turned himself in on a warrant for shoplifting. He was arraigned before a magistrate and released on bond.

* Jessica Dawn Lamm, 33, of Powell Drive, was arrested on a warrant for petit larceny. She was processed at the Holding Center, arraigned before a magistrate and released on a personal recognizance bond.

* Christopher Adam Espy, 36, of Brandi Drive, was arrested on warrants for harassment and violation of a domestic violence protective order. He was processed then arraigned before a magistrate and issued a $2,000 surety bond. He was placed back into the Holding Center pending release on bond.

* A deputy responded to Eighth Avenue for a vehicle accident, the vehicle was partially off the road in a ditch next to the entrance of A&R Transportation. William Leslie Toler, 54, of Judith Belcher Drive, Chapmanville, W.Va., was arrested on a charge of DUI.

* A deputy responded to Broadhead Lane for a breaking and entering. The owner reported several units had been broken into with damage to the locks on some of the units. The owner was going to notify the renters to check their units to see if anything was missing.

March 30

* A deputy spoke with the complainant who reported someone stole his motorcycle. The complainant stated he had driven the motorcycle to work and parked it in the parking lot and had gone out of town for work for a week, upon returning the motorcycle was gone. The motorcycle is a 2020 red and white Honda X-R 650 L.

March 31

* A deputy spoke with a complainant who reported her storage unit on Southern Highway had been broken into. The latch had been damaged and upon checking inside nothing had been taken.

* Deputies responded to DuPont Road for a burglary in progress. The complainant believed suspects were still inside the residence. Deputies checked the interior and exterior of the residence with no one being located. The deputy did observe forced entry to one door causing the door casing to split and the door to be partially opened. Several items had been taken and the on-call detective was notified.

* A deputy spoke with a complainant who reported his 2006 Ford F-350 Dually Pick Up was stolen from the parking lot of where he works. The complainant stated he parked his truck and had gone out of town for work, his employer called him stating that his truck had been taken and believed it had been taken along with another employee’s motorcycle which had been reported missing earlier.

* A deputy spoke with a complainant who reported a catalytic converter had been cut from the company van while it was parked at Briscoe Run Road.

* A deputy spoke with a complainant who reported he had a green John Deere grader blade and a yellow Sidewinder brush hog taken from his farm on New England Ridge Road.

April 1

* Deputies responded to Staunton Avenue for a warrant service. Michael Peter Abbott, 57, of Staunton Avenue, was arrested on the warrant for a charge of possession of meth. He was processed, arraigned and released on a PR bond.

* Scott Frank Breiding, 27, of Sun Valley Road, was arrested on a warrant for domestic battery issued through the West Virginia State Police. He was arraigned before a magistrate and released on a PR bond.

* A deputy responded to Family Court on Market Street for a disorderly subject who had caused damage to a door. Apparently the female was in a hearing at which time she became irate, stormed out of the courtroom and shoved the door open with such force it caused the rubber door stopper to recess into the drywall causing damage. Makayla M. Cremeans, 21, of Maple Street, Marietta, was arrested on charges of destruction of property and willful disruption of governmental processes. She was taken to the Holding Center for processing then arraigned before a magistrate and released on bond.

* The department answered 217 calls: 14 traffic stops; 46 complaints by phone and in person; five domestic calls and domestic protective orders served; six suspicious persons and vehicles; 10 check area, subject, welfare; seven disorderly subject, motorist; five accidents; two larceny; three mental hygiene order/pick up/transport; 13 intrusion alarms; and five warrant service.


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