The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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October 23, 2012

Wyoming grand jury indicts 26

PINEVILLE — The October term of the Wyoming County grand jury returned the following indictments, according to Prosecuting Attorney Rick Staton:

Inosa Darcoes, Waavhoila, Fla., three counts of transporting controlled substance into the state, three counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, and fleeing an officer.

Jeremy Scott Hopson, Brenton, third offense domestic battery.

Russell Dean Dawson, Ravencliff, malicious assault.

Jim Remeley Brown III, Glen Fork, two counts of wanton endangerment.

Adam Ray Walker, Brenton, two counts of grand larceny.

William Tracy Belcher, New Richmond, nighttime burglary.

Mark Allen Richmond, Pineville, entering without breaking and grand larceny.

Jarel William Hurley, Oceana, four counts of forgery, petit larceny, breaking and entering auto, destruction of property.

Michael Keith Hawks, Pineville, transferring stolen property and conspiracy to commit a felony.

Joe Roger Lane, Brenton, transfer of stolen property and conspiracy to commit a felony.

Anthony Shawn Woolum Sr., Ikes Fork, breaking and entering.

Roy Lee Smith, Kopperston, escape.

Donna Lynn Allen, Ravencliff, fraudulent schemes.

Jeremy Duane Gambrell, MacArthur, grand larceny.

Violet May Johnston, Rockview, forgery, misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, providing false information to a police officer.

Michael Keith Hawks, Pineville, malicious assault.

Sheila O’Neal, Bud, attempted nighttime burglary.

Joe Roger Lane, Brenton, aggravated robbery.

Roger Dale Marcum Jr., Stephenson, first degree arson.

Travis A. Shrewsbury, Pilot Mountain, S.C., two counts of attempted murder.

Glenna M. Williams, Fanrock, attempted breaking and entering and conspiracy to commit a felony.

Roger Dale Marcum Jr., Stephenson, malicious assault.

Jamie Harold Lester, Hanover, two counts of grand larceny, conspiracy to commit a felony, damaging railroad property, destruction of property, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription.

Craig Scott Rhodes, Herndon, false pretenses.

Dustin Chad Justice, Pineville, two counts of malicious assault, first degree robbery, conspiracy to commit a felony, misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance.

Joshua Scott Sellards, Pineville, two counts of first degree robbery and conspiracy to commit a felony.


Based on state code, the fact that a defendant has been charged with a crime is merely an accusation, Staton explained.

“The defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt,” Staton emphasized.

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