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Blotter: Vehicle reportedly runs over headstones at cemetery

Feb. 05, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

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

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Four headstones were damaged at Ridgelawn Cemetery at 5547 West Pea Ridge Road after an unknown suspect drove a vehicle over a steep embankment and knocked them off their bases while traveling down a hill. The incident happened between noon Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday. The damage was estimated to be $5,000. There were no surveillance cameras in the area.

POSSESSION WITH INTENT: Juvenile petitions charging two teenage boys with possession with intent to deliver were filed on Jan. 31 after it was reported they were found to be in possession of illegal drugs and also attempting to sell the drugs at Cabell Midland High School. A juvenile petition charging a girl with possession of a controlled substance was also filed after the girl was reported to have bought a pill. The pill was not found in her possession, but she admitted to flushing it.

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

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A resident in the 300 block of West 6th Avenue reported someone stripped the copper wire from an outdoor air conditioning unit behind their house, causing $2,500 worth of damage. The incident was estimated to have occurred between Jan. 13 and Feb. 1.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT: A woman reported someone stole her pick-up truck from the 1200 block of Jefferson Avenue possibly between Jan. 27 and Feb. 2. The vehicle is worth an estimated $15,000.

The following information was provided by booking records from the Western Regional Jail:

Benjamin Easter, 23, was incarcerated at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with felony grand larceny and receiving/transferring stolen property greater than $1,000. Bond was denied pending arraignment.

Allyson Elizabeth Lyman, 23, was incarcerated at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Putnam County charged her with felony uttering. Bond was $5,000.

Grady Eugene Smith, 43, was incarcerated at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, being a felon in possession of a firearm and receiving/transferring stolen property. Bond was $15,000.



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