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Police blotter: Four arrested on drug charges in two incidents

Jun. 02, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The following information was provided by reports from the Huntington Police Department:

POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE: Dawana Danay Easley, 23, of Detroit, and Robert Lamar McCauley of Warren, Mich., each were charged with one felony count of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver Tuesday. Easley also was charged with misdemeanor obstruction.

Officers with the Special Emphasis Unit were assisting the Drug Enforcement Administration task force at a bus station in the 400 block of 13th Street Tuesday. They began questioning a woman, who was leaving town. Officers determined the woman lied about her identity, and she was arrested.

While she was being processed at HPD headquarters, officers discovered 8 grams of heroin in her possession. Officers were able to determine the woman received the drugs from a man prior to attempting to leave town.

BURGLARY, GRAND LARCENY: Melissa L. Napier, 31, of Huntington, was charged with felony burglary, felony grand larceny and misdemeanor destruction of property Thursday.

A witness reported to authorities that two people went into a residence in the 500 block of 8th Avenue just before 11:30 a.m. Officers met the two people as they were leaving the residence. Electrical wire had been removed from the home, and the fuse box was damaged. One of the suspects had a backpack containing tools that were used during the incident.

ROBBERY: John C. Henderson, 40, of Huntington, was charged with felony first degree robbery early Friday morning.

A 25-year-old man reported a man asked him to borrow $20, and when he met the man at 4:40 a.m. in the 3900 block of 4th Avenue, he took $100 in cash out of his wallet to get the $20 for the man. He said the man grabbed all of the cash out of his hand, pointed a gun at him and his girlfriend and ordered them to lie on the ground. Officers caught up to the suspect in the area a short time later.

LARCENY: An employee at NAPA in the 2900 block of 5th Avenue reported someone dismantled the store's air conditioning units and took $3,000 in copper wiring from them sometime overnight on May 26.

POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE: Latisha Breanna Nagy, 20, of Chapmanville, W.Va., was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, and a 23-year-old Barboursville woman was charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence of drugs and misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance. The charges are in relation to an incident that occurred in Huntington Friday morning.

Officers reported to the area of the 1300 block of 9th Avenue for a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area. The officers located the vehicle as it was pulling away, and they initiated a traffic stop.

The driver of the vehicle had red, irritated eyes, constricted pupils, lethargic speech and a strong odor of burnt marijuana on her person. Officers determined she had smoked marijuana and was under the influence of roxycodone. A search of the vehicle yielded 40.5 grams of marijuana, which was determined to belong to a passenger.

The following information was provided by reports from the Cabell County Sheriff's Office:

EMBEZZLEMENT: A loss prevention employee at Kmart in the 5600 block of U.S. 60 reported that an employee gave a customer a $1,500 ring from the store on May 13. The report stated surveillance footage from the store showed the employee showing rings to a man and a woman. She gave the ring in question to the man, and she never took it back. The man and woman left the store without giving the ring back to the store. The incident remains under investigation, and deputies have a suspect.

LARCENY: An employee at T-Shirt International in the 2100 block of Grace Street in Culloden reported someone took the business' $3,000 air conditioning unit sometime between May 23 and Wednesday.

BURGLARY, BREAKING AND ENTERING: A 51-year-old woman reported someone took $5,560 in jewelry and electronics from her residence in the 100 block of Ridge Run Road in Culloden sometime between Monday and Wednesday. Deputies have suspects.

The following information was provided by booking records at Western Regional Jail in Barboursville:

Mary Angela Spurlock, 36, was incarcerated at 4:15 p.m. Friday. Authorities in Wayne County charged her with felony fraud. Bond was $2,500.

Rodney Stephen Smith, 26, was incarcerated at 4 p.m. Friday. Authorities in Lincoln County charged him with felony conspiracy and felony grand larceny. Bond was $30,000.

Thomas Michael Burton, 19, was incarcerated at 4 p.m. Friday. Authorities in Lincoln County charged him with felony conspiracy and felony grand larceny. Bond was $30,000.

Gigi Lynn Hinchcliffe, 43, was incarcerated at 1:20 p.m. Friday. Authorities in Putnam County charged her with felony attempted murder and felony attempt to commit a felony. Bond was $150,000.

John Clayton Henderson, 40, was incarcerated at 6:30 a.m. Friday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with felony robbery. Bond was denied pending arraignment.

Michael Edward Adkins, 27, was incarcerated at 4:40 a.m. Friday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with a felony bench warrant. Bond was $25,000.

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