The following is a Press Release from the Parsons Detachment of the West Virginia State Police:
• On Aug. 13 at approximately 4 p.m. Michael Jarvis, of Mt. Hope, was driving a 2001 Dodge north on US219 near Thomas. During a heavy rain shower, a passing vehicle splashed water onto the windshield of the Jarvis vehicle, causing the driver to apply the brakes. The vehicle slid across the roadway, the driver lost control and the vehicle struck the embankment. Jarvis, an adult passenger, Amanda Jarvis, along with five juveniles were all injured and transported for medical treatment by Tucker County Emergency Services. No charges were filed.
The following are Press Releases from the Parsons Police Department and The Tucker County Sheriff’s Department:
• On Thursday, Aug. 8, Kandice Sponaugle filed a complaint with the Parsons Police Department against Cody Alan Bulford for Telephone Harassment. Parsons Police Chief, J.E. Jones, took the case before Magistrate Carol Irons and probable cause was found to issue a warrant for Bulford’s arrest. He was located at 409 Main Street and taken before Magistrate Irons who released him on a $500 PR bond. It was also stated that he have no contact with Sponaugle until his hearing date, which is to be held in the Tucker County Magistrate Court at a date yet to be set.
• On Tuesday, Aug. 13 at approximately 1 a.m. Jessica Nicol Poe entered Sheetz and took two 8 oz. cans of Budweiser Strawberita and one 24 oz. can of Budweiser Strawberita from the cooler and left the store without paying. Later on Aug. Tuesday, 13 Poe was stopped by Chief Deputy E.C. Surguy for an unrelated traffic offense, arrested and transported to the Tygart Valley Regional Jail. On Aug. 15, Surguy informed Parsons Police Chief J.E. Jones of Poe’s shoplifting offense. Jones completed a criminal complaint for the shoplifting incident and requested a warrant be issued for Poe for shoplifting and that the warrant be served while she is in jail.
• On Thursday, Aug. 15 a woman at McDonald’s noticed what appeared to be three young males on top of the Tucker County Courthouse. She called 911 to have an officer check the situation. Parsons Police Chief J.E. Jones arrived on scene and found three male students who were performing community service for school credit. The males informed Jones that they had been out on the roof for a few minutes but had completed their purpose for being there and made it safely back inside.
• On Thursday, Aug. 15 Tucker County 911 received a call from a residence in the Blackman Flats area that an elderly male, who was very intoxicated, had walked away from his residence. The Parsons Police responded and attempted to locate the individual. He was found nearly two hours at a family member’s residence in the Holly Meadows area.
• On Saturday, Aug. 17 at approximately 4 a.m. while traveling on WV72, Daylen Pennington, of Dry Fork, fell asleep at the wheel of his 2011 Chevy pickup and struck a fence post at Walnut Hollow Farms. The property is owned by W.T.Jowett, Jr., of Red Creek. According to Chief Deputy E.C. Surguy, there was some property damage but no injuries were reported.
The following divorce was recorded in the Tucker County Circuit Clerk’s Office for the month of July:
• David V. Rause, 39, from Kimberly A. (Johnson) Rause, 36.