Blotter: Man charged with felony fleeing while intoxicated, crashes into house
The following information was provided by reports filed with the Huntington Police Department:
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE: Henry Demetrius Coleman, 36, of Huntington was charged with felony fleeing while driving under the influence, misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor driving under the influence, misdemeanor driving with a suspended or revoked license, first offense, misdemeanor driving without proof of insurance and misdemeanor driving without a seat belt. The charges stem from an incident that took place Saturday.
An officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 2000 block of 9th Avenue Saturday night.
When the officer initiated his sirens and lights, the driver of the vehicle made a U-turn and fled south on 21st Street before running a stop sign while making a left turn onto 9th Avenue.
The driver slowed down the vehicle, and a man jumped out of the passenger side while the car still was moving. The driver eventually turned on to Lincoln Avenue, where the vehicle crashed into a house.
The driver of the vehicle had dilated pupils, a strong odor of burnt marijuana on his person and green leafy substance in his teeth, the officer said in the report. He failed three field sobriety tests.
The officer also reported finding two prescription pain pills in plain view in the car. The officer noted the driver was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the incident.
BURGLARY: An 81-year-old woman reported someone entered her home in the 1900 block of Washington Avenue during the evening of May 15 and took her air conditioning unit, worth $2,000, and $200 in copper pipe.
BURGLARY: A 33-year-old woman reported someone entered her home in the 1500 block of Ritter Boulevard Saturday afternoon and took $1,550 in jewelry and $600 in electronics.
MALICIOUS WOUNDING: A 22-year-old man reported he was assaulted in the 1200 block of 3 1/2 Alley just after 11:30 p.m. Friday. Information regarding the man's injuries was not available at the time of the report.
BURGLARY: A 30-year-old man reported someone entered his home in the 1200 block of 25th Street on Saturday evening and took $3,300 in electronics.
STOLEN VEHICLE: A 79-year-old man reported someone took his vehicle, worth $1,000, while it was parked in the 1600 block of 11th Avenue Friday evening. The man said he and another person were doing laundry at a residence, and he gave the keys to that person to retrieve clothes from the vehicle.
BURGLARY: A 32-year-old man reported someone entered his home in the 1700 block of Crestmont Drive Sunday afternoon and took $10,000 in cash from inside. The man told police a suspicious person called him during that time to ask if he was home.
Investigators have a suspect.
BURGLARY: A 43-year-old man reported he returned to his home in the 300 block of 12th Street Saturday afternoon to find someone had kicked in his front door. He said the only thing missing from his home was a class ring, worth $1,000.
LARCENY: A 25-year-old man reported someone took a bicycle worth $1,200 from the bed of his truck while it was parked in the 1500 block of 4th Avenue last Thursday morning.
The following information was provided by reports filed with the Cabell County Sheriff's Office:
BURGLARY: A 64-year-old woman reported someone entered her home in the 5000 block of Ohio River Road Friday morning and took $2,525 in jewelry, a laptop worth $450 and a firearm worth $100. The woman said nothing else in the home was disturbed except for the area from which the items were stolen.
Deputies have a suspect.
BURGLARY, BREAKING AND ENTERING: A 74-year-old man reported someone entered his home in the 1300 block of Bowen Creek Road between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday and took a pistol worth $600, a camera worth $500 and $30 in change.
The following information was provided by criminal complaints filed in Cabell County Magistrate Court:
EMBEZZLEMENT: Jason Scott Smith, 33, of Huntington, was arrested Friday and charged with one felony count of embezzlement.
An employee at the Guyandotte Food Mart and Exxon station in the 400 block of Bridge Street stole $2,264.97 from the store through seven different transaction that were captured by the store's surveillance cameras, a Huntington Police Detective said in the complaint.
Smith's bond was set at $10,000.
POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE: Keith Wendell Stamper, 23, of Huntington, was arrested last Saturday and charged with on felony count of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.
A West Virginia State Police trooper initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle along 5th Street in Altizer Saturday evening.
A background check revealed the driver's license had been suspended, and the officer found seven individually packaged bags of marijuana in the vehicle, he said in the complaint.
Stamper's bond was set at $10,000.
POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE: Eric Lavell Minter, 28, of Huntington, was arrested on Monday and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance.
Members of the Huntington Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency reported observing a man acting suspiciously while in a vehicle parked in the 1200 block of 4th Avenue Monday.
When officers approached the vehicle, they found a man in the driver's seat with a bag containing prescription medication in his lap, an officer said in the complaint.
Minter's bond was set at $100,000.
The following information was provided by booking records at the Western Regional Jail in Barboursville:
Nicole Danielle Hale, 29, was incarcerated at 2:55 p.m. Monday. Authorities in Wayne County charged her with felony shoplifting, third offense. Bond was $3,000.
Jessie James Simpson, 27, was incarcerated Sunday evening. Authorities in Putnam County charged him with felony possession of a controlled subsistence with intent to deliver. Bond was denied pending arraignment.
Heather Lambert, 26, was incarcerated Sunday evening. Authorities in Putnam County charged her with felony burglary. Bond was denied pending arraignment.
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