Magistrate News – August 9, 2017

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The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office:

  • Tyler M. Pennington, Parsons, was cited for littering less than 100 pounds.  He was assessed with a litter control fee of $200, a fine of $100 and court cost of $165.25.
  • Gordon L. Channell, Mabie, was cited for driving suspended and improper registration by Deputy C.A. Teter.  He pled no contest to both charges and was assessed fines of $104.75 and court cost of $330.50.
  • Caleb K. Taylor, Morgantown, was cited for no insurance and no MVI by Cpl. D.W. Burge.  The charges were dismissed with proof shown.
  • Clayton W. McCrum, Parsons, was cited for driving suspended by Deputy B.T. Zirk.  He pled no contest and was assessed fines of $100 and court cost of $165.25.
  • Jiny Nquyer, Louisville, KY., was cited for speeding (65-55) by TFC J.J. Schmidle.  She pled no contest and was assessed fines of $475 and court cost of $165.25.

The following criminal complaints have been filed in the Tucker County Magistrate Court:

  • Rickey Kevin Shirley, was charged with driving suspended.  The complaint states that on Friday, July 28 at approximately 10:32 p.m. Cpl. D.W. Burge, of the West Virginia State Police, was notified by Tucker County 911 of a motor vehicle accident on US219 near Moore Station Road.  Burge traveled to the scene, and found that the motor vehicle was moved from the roadway.  He was unable to locate the driver.  He was found later walking north on US219 towards the scene.  He was observed to be intoxicated.  Burge asked who was driving the vehicle and the defendant allegedly advised that he was.  He was asked if he had consumed any alcoholic beverages and he allegedly advised that he had not drank any alcohol after the wreck.  A breath test was initiated and the defendant would not complete.  He failed all the field sobriety tests and he was arrested for DUI.  He was transported to the Parsons Police Department for an approved secondary breath test to determine the BAC.  He refused to sign the WV Implied consent statement and was witnessed by Deputy B.T. Zirk.  Burge observed for 20 minutes and initiated an approved secondary test and the defendant registered a .09 BAC.  He posted a $500 PR bond and a court heating is scheduled for Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. before Magistrate Riley H. Barb.
  • Danielle Renee Bean, Keyser, was charged with one felony count of receiving, transferring stolen goods and conspiracy.  According to the complaint, on Sunday, May 28, at approximately 5:14 p.m., Romney Communications notified Senior Trooper A.R. Hanlon, of the West Virginia State Police in Keyser, of a burglary complaint.  Romney Communications identified the complainant as Charles Barbe, Sr.  He advised that someone had broken into his residence and stolen guns.  Upon arriving on scene Hanlon observed that the residence had been broken into by the suspects forcibly opening a window then ransacking the residence.  A garage had been forcibly opened and damaged.  Barbe claims he received a phone call on Saturday, May 27 from Delmar Thompson, who is a family friend, advising he found the residence was broken into.  Barbe drove down from New York and stated he searched his residence and viewed the suspect had went through his house and stolen items. He listed over ten thousand dollars worth of firearms, jewelry, and other items were stolen.  Hanlon learned that Senior Trooper Paskowski had interviewed a Travis Disney at Potomac Highlands Regional Jail.  Disney was incarcerated on Friday, June 2 after wrecking in Keyser, with a vehicle loaded with several different vistims stolen items from two states and several police agencies cases.  Disney allegedly brought up the burglary to Paskowski and admitted Richard Colten Thompson had broken into the residence and stolen items and gave him the guns who then allegedly transferred the guns to Daniel Bean in Keyser.  Disney allegedly admitted to being at the residence and had extensive knowledge of the property beforehand.  Paskwoski then interviewed Richard Thompson in relation to several different crimes allegedly committed with Disney in the area.  He advised that Disney had allegedly broken into the residence and stolen the guns then transferred them to Daniel Bean. Paskwoski then interviewed Daniel Bean in relation to several different crimes with obtaining and stealing items with Disney in the area.  Bean allegedly advised he received guns from Disney and was trying to sell them for him. Paskwoski confirmed with Delmar Thompson he did know Richard Thompson stating he is his grandson.  He stated that his grandson had been at the residence with him cutting grass.  On Monday, June 5 Paskwoski was contacted by TFC J.J. Schmidle of the Parsons Detachment advising he was contacted by subjects from Thomas who had five firearms given to them by Daniel Bean.  He stated he would obtain information from the subjects and would hold the firearms.  The two subjects from Thomas advised that Daniel Bean and his wife Danielle arrived at their residence with five firearms attempting to have them sell the guns for them.  The guns were obtained by Paskwoski and all matched descriptions given by the victim as antique war firearms.  The five firearms are valued at several thousand dollars.  Upon obtaining a search Warrant for Disney’s phone, Paskwoski also viewed photos of the stolen firearms on the phone.  Disney also told him in his interview some of the pictures he took were at Danielle and Daniel Bean’s residence.  A $5,000 PR bond was posted and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for Aug. 1530 before Magistrate Riley H. Barb.
  •  Daniel Scott Bean, Keyser, was charged with one felony count of receiving, transferring stolen goods and conspiracy.  According to the complaint, on Sunday, May 28, at approximately 5:14 p.m., Romney Communications notified Senior Trooper A.R. Hanlon, of the West Virginia State Police in Keyser, of a burglary complaint.  Romney Communications identified the complainant as Charles Barbe, Sr.  He advised that someone had broken into his residence and stolen guns.  Upon arriving on scene Hanlon observed that the residence had been broken into by the suspects forcibly opening a window then ransacking the residence.  A garage had been forcibly opened and damaged.  Barbe claims he received a phone call on Saturday, May 27 from Delmar Thompson, who is a family friend, advising he found the residence was broken into.  Barbe drove down from New York and stated he searched his residence and viewed the suspect had went through his house and stolen items. He listed over ten thousand dollars worth of firearms, jewelry, and other items were stolen.  Hanlon learned that Senior Trooper Paskowski had interviewed a Travis Disney at Potomac Highlands Regional Jail.  Disney was incarcerated on Friday, June 2 after wrecking in Keyser, with a vehicle loaded with several different vistims stolen items from two states and several police agencies cases.  Disney allegedly brought up the burglary to Paskowski and admitted Richard Colten Thompson had broken into the residence and stolen items and gave him the guns who then allegedly transferred the guns to Daniel Bean in Keyser.  Disney allegedly admitted to being at the residence and had extensive knowledge of the property beforehand.  Paskwoski then interviewed Richard Thompson in relation to several different crimes allegedly committed with Disney in the area.  He advised that Disney had allegedly broken into the residence and stolen the guns then transferred them to Daniel Bean. Paskwoski then interviewed Daniel Bean in relation to several different crimes with obtaining and stealing items with Disney in the area.  Bean allegedly advised he received guns from Disney and was trying to sell them for him. Paskwoski confirmed with Delmar Thompson he did know Richard Thompson stating he is his grandson.  He stated that his grandson had been at the residence with him cutting grass.  On Monday, June 5 Paskwoski was contacted by TFC J.J. Schmidle of the Parsons Detachment advising he was contacted by subjects from Thomas who had five firearms given to them by Daniel Bean.  He stated he would obtain information from the subjects and would hold the firearms.  The two subjects from Thomas advised that Daniel Bean and his wife Danielle arrived at their residence with five firearms attempting to have them sell the guns for them.  The guns were obtained by Paskwoski and all matched descriptions given by the victim as antique war firearms.  The five firearms are valued at several thousand dollars.  Upon obtaining a search Warrant for Disney’s phone, Paskwoski also viewed photos of the stolen firearms on the phone.  Disney also told him in his interview some of the pictures he took were at Danielle and Daniel Bean’s residence.  A $5,000 PR bond was posted and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for Aug. 1530 before Magistrate Riley H. Barb.
  • Justin William Sacks, Glady, was charged with one felony count of possession of a controlled substance and a misdemeanor charge of violation of a protective order and driving while license suspended or revoked; second offense and expired registration.  The complaint states that on Tuesday, Aug. 1 at approximately 9:04 p.m. Deputy C.A. Teter, of the Tucker County Sheriff’s Office and Parsons Police Chief W.D. Rowe, responded to a possible drug activity complaint in Mill Race Park.  Upon arrival, Teter observed a blue Chevrolet Tahoe parked next to the large pavilion.  He made contact with the driver, Justin Sacks.  The defendant stated that he was meeting a girl in the park and talking to her.  Teter asked if there were any weapons in the vehicle and Sacks stated, “No, only the shells in the bag” which was lying beside him in the floor.  The defendant was asked if he was still under a domestic violence protective order and he stated, “Yes, until Aug. 28.”  The DVPO was verified and thereby the defendant was prohibited from possessing the ammunition.  The defendant was detained for further investigation and placed in the back of Rowe’s vehicle.  Rowe filled out a vehicle consent to search form and was read to the defendant and signed by him.  Teter asked if there were any weapons, other ammunition or illegal drugs in the vehicle.  The defendant allegedly stated “Yes, there is some dope inside a black bag in the middle console of the vehicle.”  While searching, Teter located a black and red colored leather bag which contained one clear small plastic bag and one red small plastic bag, both had a crystal like substance (suspected to be Methamphetamine) located in them, along with six empty clear plastic bags, all of which are commonly used for drug distribution.  It was also discovered that there was an outstanding worthless check warrant for the defendant.  The defendant was placed under arrest and taken to the Parsons Police Department for processing.  The status of the defendant’s driver’s license is suspended fro unpaid citations after a DMV check, also he allegedly stated to officers that he had driven into the park.  Allegedly, he also stated that the sticker on his registration had been taken off another vehicle and given to him by a friend.  He is in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail under a $30,000 cash only bond.
  • Tammy Lynn Wratchford, Parsons, was charged with one felony count of child neglect with risk of injury; felony counts of possession of controlled substance with intent to deliver and one misdemeanor count of driving revoked for DUI.  According to the criminal complaint, on Friday, Aug. 4, at approximately 8:20 p.m., Cpl. D.W. Burge and Cpl. J.E. Kopec, of the West Virginia State Police, were conducting road patrol on US219 when Burge observed a vehicle traveling south near Shop-n-Save.  He observed the defendant driving and having previous dealings with her knew she had an invalid driver’s license.  He initiated a traffic stop and asked the driver for her driver’s license, insurance card and registration card.  The defendant allegedly advised the officer that she did not have any of these items with her.  A driver’s license check was requested through Tucker County 911 and was advised that she had a revoked license for DUI affective June 26, 2017.  Burge asked the defendant to exit the vehicle, and upon exiting she allegedly advised that she had a drug pipe in her front pocket.  Burge located the pipe and placed the defendant under arrest for driving revoked for DUI. Three juveniles were removed from the vehicle and secured away from the roadway.  He searched the vehicle due to the recovery of the meth pipe on the defendant and located an open purse containing yellow crushed pills, a small baggy with a white crystalline substance appearing to be Methamphetamine and $521 in paper currency.  Burge then observed a small digital drug scale in the center console along with a marijuana pipe with residue, two spoons with a white powder residue and an open bottle of pills with the name Jeff Yuchek.  A field test was conducted of the white crystalline substance which tested for Methamphetamine.  Burge was advised by the defendant that the juveniles in the vehicle were her children.  She allegedly advised, while being transported to the West Virginia State Police Parsons Detachment, that she had smoked meth at approximately 1:30 p.m. this date and that the meth found under her seat was purchased this date by her.  At the time of publish, she is in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail under a $30,000 cash only

The following cases have been ordered and adjudged in the Tucker County Magistrate Court:

  • State of West Virginia verses Brian K. Jones:  He received judgment of guilty plea for one count inadequate living condition, no proof of tax or rabies.  He was assessed fines of $25 and court cost of $165.25.  This case was heard on July 27.
  • State of West Virginia verses Brian L. Crossland:  He received judgment of dismissed-with prejudice for one count domestic battery which occurred on March 12.  The case was dismissed on motion of defense council-state does not oppose-granted by Magistrate.  This case was heard on Aug 1 by Magistrate Riley H. Barb.
  • State of West Virginia verses Nicholas A. Owens:  He received judgment of motion by the Prosecuting Attorney to dismiss-granted by the magistrate-no fees charged on the case for one count manufacturing/deliver/possess with intent to manufacture/deliver (Schedule I or II Narcotics) which occurred on March 24.  Motion by State to dismiss per plea-agreement was granted.  This case was heard on July 20 by Magistrate Riley H. Barb.
  • State of West Virginia verses William E. Gill:  He received judgment of dismissed-plea agreement for one count cruelty to animals which occurred on May 2.  He received judgment of dismissed-plea agreement for one count vaccinated dogs and cats may run at large confinement may be required by the Commissioner of Agriculture.  This case was heard on July 27 by Magistrate William M. Miller.
  • State of West Virginia verses Randy S. Shull:  He received judgment of dismissed defendant deceased for one count murder first and second degree.  This case was heard on July 27 by Magistrate Riley H. Barb.
  • State of West Virginia verses William E. Gill:  He received judgment of guilty plea for one count cruelty to animals which occurred on May 27.  He was assessed court cost of $165.25 and a six month suspended jail sentence.  He must serve 50 hours of Community Service with the City of Parsons within six months.  This case was heard on July 27 by Magistrate William M. Miller.
  • State of West Virginia verses Matthew L. Lipscomb:  He received judgment of guilty-plea agreement for one count unlawful injury to or destruction of property which occurred on Oct 8, 2016.  He was assessed court cost of $165.25, a one year suspended jail sentence and must report to Day Reporting Center for six months.  He must pay restitution to victim of $1,300.  He received a guilty plea agreement for one count driving with suspended license.  He was assessed fines of $100 and court cost of $165.25.  He received judgment of dismissed-plea agreement for one count assault which occurred on Oct. 8, 2016.  He received judgment of guilty-plea agreement for one count assault.  He received a suspended jail sentence of six months.  All sentences must be served concurrently.  These cases were heard on July 25 by Magistrate William M. Miller.
  • State of West Virginia verses Shanna Pennington:  She received judgment of guilty verdict for one count obtaining money, property and services by false pretenses.  She was assessed fines of $200 court cost of $189.45 and must make restitution of $186.11.  This case was heard on Aug 2 by Magistrate Riley H. Barb.
  • State of West Virginia verses Raymond A. Smith, Jr.:  He received judgment of guilty-plea agreement for one count driving revoked-DUI which occurred on May 16.  He received 30 days suspended jail sentence and unsupervised probation for 30 days.  He was assessed fines of $100 and court cost of $165.25.  He received judgment of guilt-plea agreement for one count no insurance and was assessed fines of $220 and court cost of $165.25.  He received judgment of dismissed-plea agreement for one count expired registration.  These cases were heard on July 27 by Magistrate William M. Miller.