Pocahontas County Grand Jury Hands Down 49 Indictments In August Session

Marlinton, WV – Pocahontas County Prosecuting Attorney Donna M. Price reports that 49 felony indictments on fifteen people were returned following the August 3rd session of the Pocahontas County Grand Jury.

Debra L. Bennett – Bartow
Age: 40
CHARGE: 4 counts – Delivery of a controlled substance (schedule IV and schedule III)

Jonathan K. Bennett – Marlinton
Age: 37
CHARGE : 1 count – Receiving Stolen Property
1 count – Grand Larceny

Luca J. Byrd- Marlinton
Age: 18
CHARGE: 1 count – Sexual Assault 3rd Degree

Christina M. Giese – Marlinton
Age: 28
CHARGE: 1 count – Delivery of a controlled substance (schedule II)

Beau R. Hawkins- Marlinton
Age: 21
CHARGE: 1 count – Sexual Assault 3rd Degree

Derrick E. Irvine-Marlinton
Age: 27
CHARGE: 1 count – Entering without Breaking

David A. Lutz – Slatyfork
Age: 24
CHARGE: 1 count – Carry and Conceal a deadly weapon 2nd Offense

Stephen D. McCarty- Green Bank
Age: 28
CHARGE: 2 counts – Delivery of a controlled substance (schedule III)

Lew Means- Green Bank
Age: 53
CHARGE: 1 count – Manufacture a controlled substance (schedule I)

Jeremy D. Moore – Marlinton
Age: 24
CHARGE: 1 count – Burglary

Clarence T. Perry, Jr.- Radford, VA
Age: 54
CHARGE: 1 count – Driving under the influence 3rd Offense

John F. Rogers – Hillsboro
Age: 39
CHARGE: 2 counts – Sexual Assault 1st Degree
1 count – Sexual Abuse Parent/Guardian

Joseph A. Tawney – Marlinton
AGE: 36
CHARGE: 2 counts – Delivery of a controlled substance (schedule I and schedule III)
1 count – Possession with intent to deliver controlled substance

Gary L. Williams- Monterey, VA
AGE: 51
CHARGE: 1 count – Abuse of Elderly

Anthony A. Woody- Marlinton
AGE: 29
CHARGE: 25 counts – Uttering
1 count – Fraudulent Schemes

An indictment is an indication that a defendant has been formally charged with a crime. The defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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