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Putnam County grand jury returns 37 indictments

Nov. 19, 2010 @ 12:01 AM

WINFIELD -- A Putnam County grand jury returned 37 indictments last week, charging a total of 45 people with a combined 153 felonies and and 30 misdemeanors, according to a news release from Putnam County Prosecutor Mark A. Sorsaia.

It was the final grand jury meeting of 2010.

Here is a list from the Prosecutor's office of indictments that were unsealed last week:

Tommy B. Athens: born in 1981; last-known address 700 block Coal River Road, St. Albans; charged with forgery, uttering a forged writing, driving on a suspended license, third or subsequent offense.

Joshua L. Boswell: born in 1988; last-known address 1200 block of Harmons Creek Road, Poca; charged with 10 counts of forgery.

Jeremy Bowles: born in 1989; last-known address 100 block of Valley Drive, Nitro; charged with embezzlement and fraudulent scheme

Kayla R. Carter: born in 1990; last-known address 2200 block of Avinell Road, Milton, W.Va.; charged with two counts of petit larceny, two counts of forgery and two counts of uttering a forged writing.

Steven J. Carter: born in 1986; last-known address 300 block of Rhoda Street, Hurricane; charged with two counts of conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance, two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, and and delivery of a controlled subtsance.

Robert S. Childers: born in 1971; last-known address 4900 block of Teays Valley Road, Scott Depot; charged with attempt to operate a clandestine drug laboratory, attempt to manufacture a controlled substance, conspracy to operate a clandestine drug laboratory, possession of pseudoephedrine with intent to manufacture, and person prohibited from possessing a firearm.

Joseph A. Collins: born in 1981; last-known address Route 4, Hurricane; charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, driving on a suspended license, improper use of a registration plate, driving a motor vehicle without the required security, and failure to obey a traffic device.

Alex J. Coon: born in 1986; last-known address first block of Thornhill Drive, Bancroft; charged with daytime burglary and petit larceny.

James D. Covey: born in 1976; last-known address 100 block of Smith Avenue, Dunbar; charged with grand larceny and embezzlement.

Bobby J. Cowan: born in 1986; last-known address Fraziers Bottom; charged with daytime burglary, conspiracy to commit daytime burglary, petit larceny, and intimidation of a public officer, employee, or witness.

Kira M. Daniels: born in 1984; last-known address Walls Trailer Park, Culloden; charged with conspiracy to commit nighttime burglary, conspiracy to commit grand larceny, conspiracy to commit destruction of property, nighttime burglary, grand larceny, and destruction of property.

Michael A. Denbo: born in 1991; last-known address 100 block of Scott Acres, Scott Depot; charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, and conspiracy to possess a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

Jeffrey B. Dillard: born in 1981; last-known address first block of Sherwood Circle, Hurricane; charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, third offense, and driving on a revoked license-DUI related.

April L. Dowdy: born in 1978; last-known address 300 block of Rhoda Street, Hurricane; charged with conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance.

Robert L. Harper: born in 1978; last-known address Route 1, Poca; charged with attempt to operate a clandestine drug laboratory, possession of substances to be used as precursers to manufacture methamphetamine and attempt to manufacture a controlled substance.

Derran L. Harrold: born in 1987; last-known address 300 block of Rhoda Street, Hurricane; charged with conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance and delivery of a controlled substance.

Corey A. Higgins: born in 1990; last-known address Hartsell Road, Midland, N.C.; charged with conspiracy to commit daytime burglary, two counts of conspiracy to commit an assault during the commission of a felony; two counts of conspiracy to commit malicious assault; daytime burglary; two counts of assault during the commission of a felony; two counts of malicious assault ; conspiracy to commit destruction of property.

Denver A. Higgins: born in 1968; charged with conspiracy to commit daytime burglary, two counts of conspiracy to commit an assault during the commission of a felony; two counts of conspiracy to commit malicious assault; daytime burglary; two counts of assault during the commission of a felony; two counts of malicious assault ; conspiracy to commit destruction of property.

George F. Jeffrey: Born in 1987; last-known address Route 8, South Charleston; charged with two counts of malicious assault.

Darrell E. Kearns, Jr.: Born in 1984; last-known address 1000 block of Mt. Vernon Road, Hurricane; charged with two counts of breaking and entering and grand larceny.

Robert G. Kidd: Born in 1968; last-known address Route 4, Hurricane; charged with use of obscene matter with intent to seduce a minor, use of a minor in filming sexually explicit conduct, five counts of second-degree sexual assault, five counts of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, custodian, or other person in a position of trust.

Timothy J. Kirby: born in 1956; last-known address Wilmore Lane, Charleston; charged with driving on a revoked license-DUI related, third offense, improper use of a registration plate, and driving a motor vehicle without the required security.

Jeremiah W. Landis: born in 1975; last-known address Route 62, Poca; charged with attempt to operate a clandestine drug laboratory, attempt to manufacture a controlled substance, conspiracy to operate a clandestine drug laboratory, and possession of a substance containing ephedrine and/or pseudoephedrine with the intent to use it in the manufacture of methamphetamine.

Darla R. Lattea: born in 1979; last-known address 2900 block of Montana Avenue, Hurricane; charged with shoplifting, third offense.

James L. Lomax: born in 1991; last-known address Route 1, Buffalo; charged with sexual assault, third degree.

Christopher W. Manuel: born in 1990; last-known address 3000 block of Teays Valley Road, Hurricane; charged with daytime burglary and conspiracy to commit daytime burglary.

Belinda Kay Maynard: born in 1981; last-known address 1100 block of Early Street, Charleston; charged with grand larceny, conspiracy to commit grand larceny, falsely reporting an emergency incident, and destruction of property.

Casey O. Mellinger: born in 1988; last-known address 2200 block of 1st Street, Culloden; charged with conspiracy to commit daytime burglary, conspiracy to commit grand larceny, two counts of daytime burglary, and two counts of grand larceny.

Nathan E. Milam: born in 1974; last-known address 100 block of Cross Lanes Drive, Nitro; charged with felon in possession of a firearm.

Clayton D. Napier: born in 1987; last-known address 2200 block of 1st Street, Culloden; charged with breaking and entering of an automobile, daytime burglary, conspiracy to commit daytime burglary, three counts of grand larceny, conspiracy to commit grand larceny, three counts of forgery, attempted uttering of a forged writing and two counts of uttering a forged writing.

Robert L. Norris, Jr.: born in 1952; last-known address Field Trail Circle, Garner, N.C.; charged with bigamy.

Robert L. Owens: born in 1964; last-known address Shadow Hills, Nitro; charged with conspiracy to operate a clandestine drug laboratory, possession of a controlled substance and conspiracy to possess a controled substance.

James A. Randolph: born in 1971; last-known address 1100 block of Main Avenue, Nitro; charged with conspiracy to operate a clandestine drug lab.

Jimmy Rhodes: born in 1984; last-known address 1000 block of Buffalo Road, Buffalo; charged with two counts of conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance and four counts of delivery of a controlled substance.

Troy Rhodes: born in 1983; last-known address Country Roads Trailer Park, Poca; charged with two counts of conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance and delivery of a controlled substance.

Mark L. Roach, II: born in 1983; last-known address School Lane, Hometown; charged with sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, custodian or other person in a position of trust, sexual assault, first degree, and display of obscene matter to a minor.

Benjamin S. Robinson: born in 1975; last-known address 1600 block of Livingson Avenue, Charleston; charged with attempt to obtain a controlled substance by misrepresentation and possession of controlled substances without a valid prescription.

Savanna D. Shaffer: born in 1985; last-known address Route 62, Poca; charged with conspiracy to operate a clandestine drug laboratory, possession of a controlled substance, and conspiracy to possess a controlled substance.

Gary W. Shamblin: born in 1982; last-known address 100 block of First Avenue N., Hometown; charged with arson, third degree, destruction of property, stalking, and violation of a protective order.

Roy F. Sovine: born in 1986; last-known address 2500 block of Main Street, Hurricane; charged with conspiracy to commit nighttime burglary, conspiracy to commit grand larceny, and conspiracy to commit destruction of property.

Scott A. Tyler: born in 1978; last-known address Beckley; charged with two counts of forgery of a public record.

Bernard D. Vititoe: born in 1956; last-known address first block of Jefferson Park, Hurricane; charged with failure to provide notice of registration changes.

Jimmy W. Ward: born in 1971; last-known address 7900 block of Martins Branch Road, Hurricane; charged with attempt to operate a clandestine drug laboratory, attempt to manufacture a controlled substance, possession of a substance containing ephedrine and/or pseudoephedrine with intent to use it in the manufacture of methamphetamine and receiving stolen property.

John E. Withrow: born in 1956; last-known address 100 block of Wayson Drive, Nitro; charged with driving on a revoked license-DUI related, third offense.

Amy L. Woods: born in 1976; last-known address Route 3, Hurricane; charged with conspiracy to operate a clandestine drug laboratory, two counts of exposure of a child to methamphetamine manufacture, and two counts of child neglect creating a risk of serious bodily injury.

An indictment is a formal charge brought against a defendant. It does not establish guilt or innocence.

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