The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Breaking News

Local News

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.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • Jury trial set in Bob Graham case

    Robert E. “Bob” Graham, the former executive director of the Wyoming County Council on Aging and All-Care Home and Community Services Inc., will be back in U.S. District Court in Bluefield this October for a trial to recover consequential damages for aggravation and inconvenience from National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., the insurance company that provided him coverage when he served as director of the two agencies.

    July 25, 2014

  • Calendar — Friday, July 25, 2014

    July 25, 2014

  • Kids drama camp dips into the acting bug

    Some kids growled and grumbled. Others complained about the stories they heard. A few wore pig noses. Grandpa nearly fell asleep.

    July 25, 2014

  • Sewage treatment plant project clears another hurdle

    Ronceverte’s planned construction of a new sewage treatment plant cleared another regulatory hurdle with the expiration Wednesday of a 20-day waiting period at the state Public Service Commission.

    July 25, 2014

  • Saints arrive 1 Saints march into ‘Almost Heaven, W.Va.’

    At 3:54 p.m. Wednesday afternoon the New Orleans Saints’ chartered flight touched the ground at the Greenbrier Valley Airport, and Greenbrier County officially became “Who Dat?” Country. INCLUDES TOUT VIDEO.

    July 24, 2014 3 Photos

  • Broadband panel eyes access to rural areas

    The West Virginia Broadband Deployment Council met far outside its typical Charleston venue Wednesday to hear issues about Internet speeds in some of the state’s most rural regions.

    July 24, 2014

  • Lewisburg official says fuel spill contained, drinking water safe

    Lewisburg’s public works director is confident that a Tuesday afternoon fuel spill 60 miles upriver from the city water system’s intake has been contained and the water is safe to drink.

    July 24, 2014

  • Lewisburg keeping eye on gas spill

    Mayor John Manchester said Tuesday night it was in the city’s best interest that officials proceed with caution to reports of a diesel spill farther up the Greenbrier River because “we wouldn’t want to run into an Elk River challenge here."

    July 24, 2014

  • NCCC team brings its skills to work in Hinton

    William Custus, 20, of Washington, and Sabree Koonce, 21, of Leavenworth, Kan., have spent the summer making West Virginia beautiful.

    July 24, 2014

  • Cyclist injured in accident

    A cyclist was injured on a trail near the Gauley River when she fell from her bike to avoid a tree branch.

    July 24, 2014