The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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October 16, 2010

Greenbrier grand jury returns indictments against 55

LEWISBURG — A Greenbrier County grand jury handed up indictments this week against 55 people, including a former teacher charged with sexually abusing a student.

Rader T. Lafferty, 51, of Asbury, was indicted on charges of sex abuse by a parent, guardian, custodian or person in a position of trust to a child, distribution and display to a minor of obscene matter and eight counts of distributing and exhibiting material depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

Lafferty was a teacher at Greenbrier West High School at the time the alleged crimes occurred. He is no longer employed by the county school system.

Also indicted on sex charges was Robert Alan Carter, 37, of Ronceverte. Carter is charged with three counts of third-degree sexual assault, three counts of incest, 20 counts of first-degree sexual abuse and 23 counts of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian or custodian.

He is lodged at Southern Regional Jail on $50,000 cash-only bond.

Also indicted were:

- Travis Lee Frame, 21, Rupert, sexual assault third degree, 5 counts.

- Jamie Lee Fuda, 27, Lewisburg, grand larceny; transferring stolen property (more than $1,000).

- Adam Redden, 21, Rainelle, first-degree arson, 2 counts.

- Tony Dehaven Baxter, 40, White Sulphur Springs, possession with intent to deliver — marijuana.

- Stefanie R. Thomas, 29, Charmco, possession with intent to deliver — alprazolam; acquire or obtain possession of controlled substance by M, F, F, D, S, 2 counts.

- David Lee Bennett, 19, Rainelle, burglary.

- Jamie Lee Fuda, 27, Lewisburg, cruelty to animals.

- Thomas Theodore Sanford II, 25, Rainelle, manufacturing controlled substance — marijuana

- Brandon Holley, 23, Lewisburg, breaking and entering, 2 counts.

- Angela Dawn Battaile, 29, Ronceverte, burglary; conspiracy.

- Daniel Herbert Cliver, 30, Ronceverte, burglary; conspiracy.

- Trudy L. Dwiggins, 37, Union, burglary; conspiracy.

- Adam R. Gwinn, 26, Lewisburg, DUI third offense; driving revoked (DUI); leaving scene of accident with property damage.

- Sarah Beth Lewis, 33, White Sulphur Springs, DUI third offense; child neglect creating risk of injury.

- Michael Douglas Reynolds, 33, Caldwell, grand larceny.

- Wesley Stump, no age given, Rainelle, failure to meet obligation of support to minor.

- Michael T. Adkins, no age given, Matewan, failure to meet obligation of support to minor.

- Ezekiel Lanek, no age given, Hermitage, Tenn., failure to meet obligation of support to minor.

- James R. Tompkins, no age given, Caldwell, failure to meet obligation of support to minor.

- John B. Lafferty, no age given, White Sulphur Springs, failure to meet obligation of support to minor.

- Robert Moss, 40, Mount Hope, embezzlement.

- Melvin Arnold Treadway, 29, Rupert, escape.

- Stephanie Elaine Abel, 41, Rupert, forgery, 3 counts; uttering, 3 counts.

- Michael Anthony Selner, 24, Rainelle, fraudulent use of access device.

- Jeffery Lee Hunter, 48, Charmco, breaking and entering; entry without breaking; conspiracy, 2 counts.

- James Matthew Walkup, 34, Charmco, breaking and entering; entry without breaking; conspiracy, 2 counts.

- Richard Wayne Arnold III, 18, Rupert, burglary, 2 counts; attempt to commit burglary; grand larceny.

- Korey S. Lemons, 18, Lewisburg, grand larceny; transfer of stolen property, more than $1,000.

- Daniel Cliver, 30, Ronceverte, retaliation against public officers/employees.   

- Michael Allen Bragg, 34, Gap Mills, DUI third offense; driving revoked (DUI)

- Theodore Antione Pauls, 50, Lewisburg, forgery of a public record, 3 counts.

- Floyd Wayne Wickline, 51, Ronceverte, domestic battery third offense.

- Victoria M. Qwinn, 24, Ronceverte, controlled substance — klonopin; delivery controlled substance — oxycodone.

- Steven J. Kressley, 19, Ronceverte, burglary.

- Floyd Wayne Wickline, 51 Ronceverte, sexual assault second-degree, 2 counts.

- Mark Nesselrotte, 31, Canvas, DUI causing death.

- Allen Joseph Morris, 53, Clintonville, failure to provide notice of changes to sex offender registry second offense.

- Kathy Lynn Darty, 42, Rupert, shoplifting third offense.

- Kimberly Ann Horne, 34, Alderson, embezzlement.

- Jeffrey Steven Alberts, 44, Lithia, Fla., possession with intent to deliver — marijuana; transporting controlled substance into state — marijuana.

- Aaron Facemire, 25, Summersville, possession with intent to deliver — alprazolam

- Stephanie Juarez, 46, Hinton, grand larceny; forgery; uttering.

- Jeremy Brooks, 26, Ronceverte, daytime burglary.

- Denise E. Sizemore, 46, Lewisburg, fraudulent use of access device, 3 counts.

- Shawn Monroe King, 18, White Sulphur Springs, burglary; malicious assault.

- Keith Vanburen, 28,    White Sulphur Springs, burglary; malicious assault.

- Joshua Adam King, 23, White Sulphur Springs, burglary; malicious assault.

- Travis James Simmons, 20, Quinwood, forgery of a credit card, 4 counts; attempted forgery of a credit card; conspiracy; entering without breaking an automobile, petit larceny.

- Cindy L. Smith, 36, Rupert, attempted forgery of a credit card; conspiracy.

- Justin Allen Ambler, 29, Alderson, breaking and entering; grand larceny.

- Donnie L. Smelcer, 31, Rainelle, welfare fraud.

- Delta D. Sizemore, 37, Clintonville, welfare fraud.

- Craig J. Fox, no age given, forgery, 4 counts; uttering, 4 counts; obtaining money, property or services by false pretenses, value of $1,000 or more, 7 counts; attempted felony; falsifying accounts, 6 counts.

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