Putnam grand jury indicts 67

A grand jury in Putnam County returned 61 indictments last week against 67 defendants, Prosecuting Attorney Mark Sorsaia announced.

The indictments Sorsaia announced are not a finding of fact; it means only that grand jurors have decided that enough evidence exists to warrant a criminal trial. Indictments are as follows:

Caleb L. Adkins, born 1992, of St. Albans, driving on a revoked license DUI-related (third offense), driving a motor vehicle without the required security and improper use of a registration plate.

James E. Adkins, born 1967, of Hurricane, delivery of a controlled substance, conspiracy to commit delivery of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance (2).

Brandon C. Bailes, born 1989, of Cross Lanes, delivery of a controlled substance.

Stanley J. Barnette, born 1981, of St. Albans, possession of a stolen vehicle and fleeing in a vehicle from a law-enforcement officer.

Dustin R. Bassham, born 1988, of Seth, fraudulent use of an unauthorized access device (2).

Jesse L. Boardman, born 1989, of South Charleston, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

Eric D. Booth, born 1980, of Poca, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

Justin B. Caldwell, born 1987, of Hurricane, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance (2).

Eric S. Call, born 1984, of Buffalo, driving on a revoked license-DUI related (third offense), and fleeing in a vehicle from a law enforcement officer while under the influence of alcohol.

Shannon B. Carter, born 1992, of Huntington, grand larceny.

Angelica D. Collins, born 1971, of Charleston, conspiracy to commit daytime burglary and daytime burglary.

Danielle F. Cooper, born 1987, of Buffalo, possession of a stolen vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident, driving on a suspended license and failure to maintain control.

Grant M. Crul, born 1989, of Hurricane, threat to commit terrorist act, fleeing from law-enforcement officer by means other than use of a vehicle, giving false information to a member of the Department of Public Safety, obstructing an officer and trespassing.

Melanie L. Curnutte, born 1963, of Nitro, delivery of a controlled substance.

Angela A. Doak, born 1970, of Hurricane, fraudulent scheme, forgery (2) and uttering a forged writing.

Brittany D. Fields, born 1991, of Dunbar, operating a motor vehicle without a valid registration, giving false information to a member of the Department of Public Safety, driving a motor vehicle without the required security, driving a motor vehicle without a current and valid certificate of inspection, speeding, driving on a revoked license DUI-related (second offense), driving under the influence of a controlled substance (third offense) and driving on a suspended license (second offense).

Zachary D. Fitzsimmons, born 1995, of Hurricane, fraudulent use of an unauthorized device (6), and fraudulent scheme.

Richard B. Gay, born 1981, of Bancroft, strangulation, domestic battery (2), unlawful assault and child abuse resulting in bodily injury.

Jennifer K. Gilfilen, born 1983, of Hurricane, shoplifting (third offense).

Robbie R. Gragg, born 1977, St. Albans, delivery of a controlled substance and conspiracy to commit delivery of a controlled substance.

Matthew D. Halstead, born 1991, of South Point, Ohio, uttering a forged writing and attempt to utter a forged writing.

Geoffrey E. Hatfield, born 1976 of Scott Depot, driving under the influence of alcohol (third offense), driving on a revoked license DUI-related (second offense) and grand larceny.

Anthony T. Hendricks, born 1973, of Hurricane, strangulation and domestic battery.

Nicholas W. Hitchcock, born 1991, of Cross Lanes, delivery of a controlled substance and conspiracy to commit delivery of a controlled substance.

Malcolm J. Hodges, born 1992, of Hurricane, person prohibited from possessing a firearm (2), fleeing in a vehicle from a law-enforcement officer, possession of a controlled substance, driving without a valid driver’s license, driving a motor vehicle without a current and valid certificate of inspection and leaving an unattended motor vehicle.

Franklin D. D. Housen III, born 1997, of Merriville, Ind., possession of a stolen vehicle and fleeing from a law-enforcement officer in reckless indifference to the safety of others.

Christopher R. Johnson, born 1989, of Scott Depot, driving under the influence of a controlled substance (third offense).

Jeremy D. Johnson, born 1995, of Foster, daytime burglary and grand larceny.

Tony R. Johnson, born 1980, of Charleston, possession of a stolen vehicle and shoplifting.

Dwayne M. Jones, born 1960, of St. Albans, driving on a revoked license DUI-related (third offense) (2), improper use of a registration plate, operating a vehicle without evidence of a registration plate and driving a motor vehicle without the required security.

Jeremy S. Keil, born 1977, of St. Albans, conspiracy to commit possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and person prohibited from possessing a firearm.

Brian C. Kersey, born 1984, of Hurricane, breaking and entering.

Dale W. Kilgore, born 1969, delivery of a controlled substance.

Jacob B. McComas, born 1998, of Liberty, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, unlawful restraint, domestic battery and destruction of property.

Steven T. McGhee, born 1977, of Cross Lanes, driving on a revoked license DUI-related (third offense), driving on a suspended license, improper use of a registration plate and driving a motor vehicle without the required security.

Tracy D. McNeely, born 1992, of Red House, conspiracy to commit daytime burglary and daytime burglary.

Trashawn D. Mills, born 1996, of Charleston, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, conspiracy to commit possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, driving a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license, driving a motor vehicle without the required security and speeding.

Kirk M. Murray Jr, born 1984, of St. Albans, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

Alma L. Oldham, born 1986, of Buffalo, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and conspiracy to commit possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

Jennifer E. Oldham, born 1977, of Winfield, driving on a revoked license DUI-related (third offense).

Luis C. Peralta, born 1983, of Winfield, retaliation of a witness, violation of a protective order, domestic battery (third offense) and strangulation.

Richard W. Persinger Jr., born 1967, of Liberty, driving on a revoked license DUI-related (third offense) (2), and possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

Dayle R. Petry, born 1986, of Hurricane, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

Douglas K. Pickering, born 1956, of Hometown, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

Carleton L. Raines, born 1978, of Scott Depot, driving on a revoked license DUI-related (third offense), person prohibited from possessing a firearm, possession of a controlled substance (3), improper use of registration plate and driving a motor vehicle without the required security.

James W. Risner, born 1980, of Red House, nighttime burglary (2) and petit larceny.

Michael W. Sanders, born 1968, of Poca, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance (2).

David A. Saunders, born 1973, of Red House, conspiracy to commit daytime burglary and daytime burglary.

Joseph L. Saunders, born 1981, of Buffalo, conspiracy to commit possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.

Naquil M. Sayles, born 1996, of Charleston, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and conspiracy to commit possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

Dylan E. Scarberry, born 1991 of Hurricane, uttering a forged writing (18).

Nickolas B. Schuler, born 1991, of Hurricane, strangulation, domestic battery, destruction of property, domestic assault and unlawful restraint.

Patrick P. Setliff, born 1986, of Culloden, fraudulent use of an unauthorized access (3) and escape.

Scotty L. Shaffer, born 1991, of Charleston, speeding, fleeing in a vehicle from a law-enforcement officer in reckless indifference to the safety of others, failure to maintain control and driving on a revoked license (third offense).

Michael S. Smith Jr., born 1971, of Hurricane, uttering a forged writing (4).

Trista D. Sutherland, born 1985, of Dawes, conspiracy to commit delivery of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.

Christopher M. Thomas, born 1984, of Poca, malicious assault and kidnapping.

Shannon M. Vaughn, born 1973, of Cross Lanes, driving on a revoked license DUI-related (third offense).

Flem W. Walters, born 1982, of Huntington, grand larceny and transferring stolen property (4).

Celeste R. Ward, born 1983, of Poca, conspiracy to commit possession with intent to deliver an controlled substance and possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

Timothy D. Whaples, born 1983, of Hurricane, fraudulent use of an unauthorized access device.

Steven A. White Jr, born 1989, of St. Albans, possession of a stolen vehicle, fleeing in a vehicle from a law-enforcement officer and driving on a revoked license DUI-related.

Ellen F. Whiting, born 1961, of Poca, delivery of a controlled substance (3).

Christopher A. Williams, born 1981 of Dunbar, possession of a stolen vehicle, receiving stolen property and driving on a revoked license DUI-related (third offense).

Karen J. Wilson, born 1966, of Hurricane, breaking and entering, destruction of property and petit larceny.

Justin L. Winthrow, born 1983, of Eleanor, daytime burglary (2), petit larceny and grand larceny.

William F. Womack II, born 1979, of Hurricane, grand larceny, attempt to commit grand larceny, and driving on a suspended license.

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