According to Pocahontas County Circuit Clerk Connie Carr, the following hearings were held August 14 before the Honorable Judge Robert E. Richardson:
Dalton Cain, 19, of Marlinton pleaded not guilty to entry of a building other than a dwelling, grand larceny and destruction of property. He remains on current $2,000 surety bond.
Sean G. Pennington, 25, of Marlinton, pleaded not guilty to manufacture of a Schedule I controlled non-narcotic substance. The court granted a defense motion for personal recognizance bond as, according to his attorney, Pennington has been fully cooperative. PR bond was set at $2,000.
Derek S. Hannah, 32, an inmate in the Pruntytown Correctional Center, pleaded not guilty to possession with intent to deliver a Schedule II controlled non-narcotic substance; possession with intent to deliver a Schedule II controlled narcotic substance; possession with intent to deliver a Schedule V controlled non-narcotic substance; illegal possession of explosive materials; and person prohibited from possessing a firearm. Hannah was remanded to custody.
Charles R. Calhoun, 34, of Marlinton, pleaded not guilty to wanton endangerment involving a firearm; two counts, domestic battery; and destruction of property.
A hearing was held in the case the State vs Carolyn S. Wilfong, 55, of Dunmore, to address a defense motion for release from home incarceration. Defense counsel advised that Wilfong had paid all of her court costs and restitution and has served more than a year on home confinement. The state did not object, and the court placed the defendant on one year of supervised parole, and directed that her fees for home incarceration be paid in full.
Morgan B. Mason, 21, of Hillsboro, was adjudged guilty of the felony offense of possession with intent to deliver a Schedule II controlled non-narcotic substance. Sentencing and dis- position is set for November 6. Mason remains on present bond.
The special assistant prosecutor from Greenbrier County has withdrawn from the case the State vs Jacob Owen Gragg, 20, of Slaty Fork. Pocahontas County assistant prosecutor asked for, and was granted, time to find another female assistant prosecutor due to the nature of this case.
A hearing on petition for revocation of probation was held in the case the State vs Robert Allen Eary, 21, of Cass, wherein the defendant waived his right to a preliminary hearing. An evidentiary hearing is set for September 11. Eary remains on present bond.
Melanie D. Cosner, 45, of Durbin, tendered a written agreement to the court wherein she pleaded guilty to the felony charge of delivery of a Schedule II controlled non-narcotic substance, Count I of her indictment. The State moved to dismiss counts II, III and IV with prejudice. The court will withhold adjudication for a period of 18 months. Cosner will be supervised by the probation department during this deferment.