According to Pocahontas County Circuit Clerk Connie Carr, the following cases were heard April 19 before the Honorable Judge Jennifer P. Dent:

Arraignments:

Jason Thomas Lane, 43, of Marlinton, pleaded not guilty to one count, possession with intent to deliver and one count, delivery of a controlled substance. Lane remains on present bond.

Misty Jane Pritt, 29, of Elkins, pleaded not guilty to one count, grand larceny. She will remain on present bond.

Genevieve Burgess, 45, of Marlinton, pleaded not guilty to seven counts forgery of a credit card, three counts forgery, and three counts, uttering. The defendant is to have no contact with the victim.

Jeremiah Powell, 35, of White Sulphur Springs, pleaded not guilty to one count, delivery of a Schedule III controlled narcotic substance and one count, delivery of a Schedule IV non-narcotic substance. No bond has been posted. The defendant was remanded to custody.

A pre-trial conference was held in the case the State vs Kenton A. Combs, 57, of Marlinton, wherein the defendant was granted a two year diversion. If he successfully completes the diversion program, all charges will be dismissed.

Plea negotiations have failed in the case the State vs Jeremi L. Kincaid, 23, of Marlinton. The court granted a defense motion for a continuance due to the fact that witnesses were unavailable.

Arraignments in the following cases were held April 24 before the Honorable Judge Robert E. Richardson:

Jerry Wayne Curry, 56, of Marlinton, pleaded not guilty to one count, driving revoked for DUI, third offense. Curry remains on present bond.

Lynn David Jordan, Jr., 29, of Marlinton, pleaded not guilty to one count, manufacture of a Schedule I controlled substance. He remains on present bond.

Ricky Jones Hodge, 46, of Marlinton, pleaded not guilty to one count, DUI, third offense and one count, driving revoked. He remains on present bond.

David Edward Ryan, 46, of White Sulphur Springs, did not appear. He is currently in a behavioral center. Arraignment is rescheduled for May 12.

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