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Blotter: Man suspected of walking out on three tabs in four days

May. 02, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

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

LARCENY: One man was named as a suspect in three larceny incidents that took place between last Saturday and Wednesday morning and were reported to officers Wednesday.

An employee at Jake's, located in the 1400 block of 4th Avenue, reported the man walked out on a $33 tab at about 2:30 a.m. last Saturday. An employee at The Hot Corner, located in the 1300 block of 4th Avenue reported the man walked out on a $170 tab shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday. An employee at Shoop's, located in the 1200 block of 4th Avenue reported the man failed to settle a tab for $70 at about 2 a.m. Wednesday.

ARMED ROBBERY: A 27-year-old man reported he was in the 1200 block of 4th Avenue at about 8:50 p.m. Tuesday when a woman approached him and asked for help getting into her apartment.

The man said he accompanied the woman to the 1300 block of 5th Avenue, where she placed an item to his back and demanded money. The man gave the woman $27 in cash, and the woman fled the scene.

Employees at a business in the 1200 block of 4th Avenue told police the woman had been bumming money from people in the area throughout the day.

The following information was provided by criminal complaints filed in Cabell County Magistrate Court:

CHILD NEGLECT/POSSESSION: Marie Adkins, 36, of Huntington, was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony child neglect creating risk of injury and misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance. The arrest came after a West Virginia State Police trooper responded to a business in the 3300 block of U.S. 60 just before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday for multiple reports of a woman in the store who was believed to be intoxicated, with a small child.

When the trooper arrived, he encountered the woman staggering across the parking lot, and a 5-year-old boy was walking behind her. The trooper described the woman as having slurred speech and glassy eyes, and she denied taking any narcotics. The woman was transported to a local hospital by Cabell County EMS personnel. An employee at the hospital later told police that two Xanax pills fell out of the woman's pocket as she was transferred from the EMS cot onto a hospital bed.

Adkins's bond was denied.

TERRORISTIC THREATS: Jason William Barker, 37, of Milton, was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony terroristic threats.

On Tuesday, a Milton Police officer said a man posted a threat on Facebook that was addressed to the police department and included the statement, "You better watch who you tell your gonna be buried in the river cause you may just end up there yourself, just some advice."

The threat was posted to Facebook shortly after officers responded to several loud noise complaints at the man's home.

Barker's bond was set at $10,000.

ROBBERY: Cory Mikel Johnson, 18, of Huntington, was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony robbery in connection with an incident that took place in March.

A man reported to Huntington Police that two men struck him multiple times in the face at 3:50 a.m. on March 31 while in the 1300 block of 4th Avenue, a detective said in the complaint. The man also said the men took his cell phone before fleeing in a dark SUV.

The man had cuts and swelling to his face at the time the incident was reported to police.

Johnson's bond was set at $50,000.

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

Jay Scott Cron, 46, was incarcerated at 10:35 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities in Wayne County charged him with felony nighttime burglary and felony grand larceny. Bond was denied pending arraignment.

Justin Dwight Sheppard, 18, was incarcerated Tuesday evening. Authorities in Wayne County charged him with felony arson and burglary, along with misdemeanor conspiracy, receiving/transferring stolen property, petit larceny and two counts of destruction of property. Bond was denied pending arraignment.

Kristy Ann Vanhoose, 36, was incarcerated Tuesday evening. Authorities in Wayne County charged her with felony obtaining property by false pretenses. Bond was denied pending arraignment.

Amanda Marie Denais, 29, was incarcerated Tuesday evening. Authorities in Mason County charged her with felony burglary. Bond was denied pending arraignment.

Kelly Ann Phoenix, 26, was incarcerated Tuesday evening. Authorities in Mason County charged her with felony burglary. Bond was denied pending arraignment.

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