The April Term of the Pocahontas County Grand Jury convened Tuesday, April 3, and handed up indictments against eight individuals.

Arraignments in the following cases will be held April 19 before the Honorable Judge Jennifer P. Dent:

Jason Thomas Lane, 43, of Marlinton, one count, delivery of a controlled non-narcotic substance, marijuana, a felony; one count, possession with intent to deliver a Schedule I controlled non-narcotic substance, marijuana, a felony. Jeffrey Rodgers was retained as Lane’s attorney.

Misty Jane Pritt, 29, of Elkins, one count, grand larceny, a felony. Her attorney is Public Defender Laura Spadaro.

Genevieve Burgess, 45, of Marlinton, seven counts, forgery of a credit card, a felony; three counts, forgery, a felony; three counts, uttering, a felony. Laura Finch was appointed as her attorney.

Jeremiah Powell, 35, in custody of the Department of Corrections, one count, delivery of a Schedule III controlled narcotic substance, Buprenorphine, a felony; and one count, delivery of a Schedule IV Controlled non-narcotic substance, Diazepam, Ketazolam, a felony. E. L. Morgan, Jr. was appointed as Powell’s attorney.

Arraignments in the following cases will be held April 24 before the honorable Judge Robert E. Richardson:

Jerry Wayne Curry, 56, of Marlinton, one count, driving revoked for driving under the influence of alcohol, third offense, a felony. His attorney is Public Defender Laura Spadaro.

Lynn D. Jordan, Jr., 29, of Marlinton, one count, manufacture a Schedule I controlled non-narcotic sub- stance, marijuana, a felony. Laura Finch was appointed as his attorney.

Ricky Jones Hodge, 49, of Marlinton, one count, driving while under the influence of alcohol, third offense, a felony; one count, driving revoked for driving under the influence of alcohol, first offense, a misdemeanor. His attorney is Public Defender Laura Spadaro.

David Edward Ryan, 48, of Hillsboro, one count, sexual abuse by custodian, a felony; two counts of sexual abuse in the first degree, a felony. No attorney listed.

An indictment is not proof of guilt. Every person is considered innocent until proven otherwise by a jury of their peers.