Blotter: Man arrested with backpack of tools for stealing metal
The following information was provided by reports filed with the Huntington Police Department:
ENTERING WITHOUT BREAKING: Jason Farrel Wilson, 25, of Huntington, was charged with felony breaking and entering Thursday.
Police responded to a vacant home in the 800 block of 9th Street at 1:49 p.m. for a report of a possible suspect inside the building. They found an open window in the residence, and officers gave verbal commands for anyone inside to exit. A man in the building told officers he was coming out of the house, and he crawled out of the open window.
Officers reported the man had a backpack containing various tools commonly used to steal metal.
ARMED ROBBERY: A 21-year-old woman reported she was in the 200 block of Olive Street on Thursday evening when four people exited a gold Jeep and jumped her. The woman said the suspects got away with her cell phone, worth $50. The report stated the woman complained of pain in her face as a result of the attack, but she refused medical treatment.
BURGLARY: An employee with Dick's Auto Sales in the 1100 block of 6th Avenue reported someone forced open a door to the business sometime between Wednesday night and Thursday morning and took the keys to a vehicle parked at the lot before stealing the vehicle, worth $1,000. The vehicle contained $400 in miscellaneous tools and welding equipment.
BREAKING AND ENTERING (AUTO): A 49-year-old woman reported someone forced entry into her vehicle while it was parked Thursday afternoon in the 1200 block of Veterans Memorial Boulevard and took her purse, which was worth $300 and contained $550 in items including her wallet, cash and eye glasses.
The following information was provided by booking records at the Western Regional Jail in Barboursville:
Paul Lewis Walker, 22, was incarcerated at 3:25 p.m. Friday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with a felony bench warrant. Bond was denied.
Randy Lee Robertson, 50, was incarcerated at 2:10 a.m. Friday. Authorities in Wayne County charged him with felony third-offense driving on a suspended/revoked license for DUI, along with misdemeanor no insurance. Bond was denied pending arraignment.
Randall Dennis Dial, 62, was incarcerated at 12:05 a.m. Friday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with a felony bench warrant, along with misdemeanor obstruction. Bond was denied on the felony.
Tommy Ray Workman, 18, was incarcerated Thursday evening. Authorities in Lincoln County charged him with a mix of unspecified felonies and misdemeanors. He also faces allegations of felony grand larceny in Kanawha County and misdemeanor battery in Putnam County. Total bond was $126,500.
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