According to Pocahontas County Circuit Clerk Connie Carr, the following arraignments and hearings were held August 30 and 31 before the Honorable Judge Jennifer P. Dent:

Harry McLaughlin, 62, of Dunmore, was sentenced to five years probation with the condition of home incarceration. All firearms must be removed from the home and he is to have no access to firearms during the probation period. McLaughlin pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor offense of brandishing.

Trial is set for September 28 in the case the State vs Genevieve Burgess, 45, of Marlinton. Burgess was indicted on seven counts forgery of a credit card, three counts forgery, and three counts uttering. She remains on current bond.

Dustin Don Morrison, 22, of Marlinton was returned to the court by Anthony Correctional Center, as he was deemed to be unfit for that facility. The court imposed the original sentence of not less than one year nor more than five years with no fine. Morrison was given credit for 131 days served. He was remanded to the Department of Corrections.

The court suspended a sentence of not less than three years nor more than 30 years in the case the State vs Adam Via, 19, of Dunmore. Via will be allowed to discharge a sentence of not less than six months or more than 24 months at Anthony Correctional Center. He will be given credit for 455 days served. Restitution is to be paid to Quince Friel and Jackie Friel, Sam McPaters and Charles Wilfong. Via pleaded guilty to three counts of grand larceny.

James M. Lester, 34, of Nettie, tendered a written plea agreement to the court, wherein he agreed to plead guilty to the misdemeanor of petit larceny, and the State agreed to dismiss the charge of entry of a building other than a dwelling. Sentencing is set for October 18. Lester remains on current bond.

Hearings and arraignments August 24:

Skylar W. Tincher, 18, of Hillsboro, pleaded not guilty to one count malicious assault. The state asked that Tincher’s bond be revoked as new charges have been filed against him in Greenbrier County. The court added home incarcerations as a condition of the present $15,000 bond.

Rodney W. Brewer, 44, of Dunmore, pleaded not guilty to one count possession with intent to deliver a Schedule IV controlled non-narcotic substance. Defense counsel asked for modification of bond to allow for home incarceration – Day Report. The court reduced Brewer’s bond to $2,000 cash or surety.

The court denied a defense motion for suppression of statement in the case the State vs Kenneth R. Peck, Jr., 40, of Arbovale. Jury instructions and verdict forms are due to the court by 4 p.m. September 1. Peck remains on bond.

The following arraignments and hearings were held August 23 before the Honorable Judge Robert E. Richardson:

Danielle Lee Smith, 28, of Marlinton, pleaded not guilty to one count possession with intent to deliver a Schedule II controlled non-narcotic substance, and one count delivery of a controlled non-narcotic substance. The court modified Smith’s bond to $10,000 personal recognizance, with the condition of Day Report.

Ami Rae King, 42, of Charleston, pleaded not guilty to one count fraudulent schemes.

The court modified her bond to $10,000 personal recognizance with the conditions of home confinement in Kanawha County.

The court denied a defense motion to suppress the search warrant in the case the state vs Lynn David Jordan, 29, of Marlinton. Defense counsel advised the court that a plea agreement had been reached with the state, and asked that the matter be set for a change of plea. The court advised that defense counsel or the state should contact his office to schedule the hearing.

Hearings and arraignments before Judge Dent:

Bradley C. McDaniels, 39, of Marlinton, pleaded not guilty to one count delivery of a Schedule II controlled non-narcotic substance. He remains on current bond.

Jennifer Fay Lambert, 29 of Mill Creek, pleaded not guilty to one count possession with intent to deliver a Schedule II controlled non-narcotic substance, one count possession with intent to deliver a Schedule IV controlled non-narcotic substance, and person prohibited from possessing a firearm. She remains on current bond.

John Martin Stull, 27, of Bartow, pleaded not guilty to one count possession with intent to deliver a Schedule I controlled non-narcotic substance, one count manufacture of a controlled substance. The court found Stull to be competent to stand trial or to plea. He remains on current bond.

Jenna Marie Bennett, 25, of Marlinton, completed her sentence at Anthony Correctional Center and the court placed her on probation for one year with statutory conditions. She has one year in which to pay court costs.

The court denied defense counsel’s motion for reduction of sentence in the case the State vs Steven L. James, 29, of Roanoke, Virginia. Counsel asked for probation for the defendant so he could return to Virginia for charges pending there. The court noted that James has an extensive criminal history.

The court denied defense counsel’s motion to waive court fine and costs in the case the State vs Alfred Lee Pritt, 56, of Marlinton. The court will allow Pritt three years, rather than one, to pay the costs.

Shanda May Stull, 25, of Bartow, pleaded not guilty to one count possession with intent to deliver a Schedule I controlled non-narcotic substance. She remains on present bond, which was modified to allow her to travel to Pennsylvania for doctor visits.

The court denied defense counsel’s motion to reinstate bond in the case the State vs Stuart Tingler, 31, of Millboro, Virginia. The court noted the defendant’s failure to appear and the issuance of a capias in this matter.