Right to Know 5/17/18


Cardon McCurdy to Andrew A. Weaver, Lizzie J. Weaver, Center Township, 41.733 acres, warranty deed.

Jeffery A. Wise, Jennifer C. Wise to Darci Thompson, Center and Perry Townships, 95.786 acres, warranty deed.

Shelby Repco, Sandra Brookover, Charles W. Brookover, Shelby J. Repco to Terry Baker, Ohio Township, 11.257 acres, Town of Duffy Pt. Lot 1, 5, and 13, warranty deed.

Rick L. Swan, Kathie A. Swan, Rick Swan to Alexiss R. Gardner, Wayne Township, 12.064 acres, warranty deed.

Elliott L. Weber, Nancy L. Weber to Michael T. Smith, Lori L. Smith, Benton Township, Lot 5 First Addition Village of Brownsville, warranty deed.

Jennie L. Lafollette, Jennie L. Lafollette, Thomas L. Lafollette Estate to Helen Elaine Biedenbach, Michelle E. Biedenbach, Seneca Township, 10.285 acres, warranty deed.

Mark Frieden, Danielle Tergis to M & D Resources LLC, Lee Township, 27.04 acres, QC deed.

Lewis F. Dick, Louis F. Dick AKA to Lewis F. Dick, Summit Township, 10.022 acres, warranty deed.

Candyce L. Roos, Jeffry A. Roos to Candyce L. Roos, Jeffry A. Roos, Sunsbury Township, 53.50 acres, surv. deed.


Anthony D. Jordan, Sarahsville, 70/55, dismissed.

Thomas J. Grove, Jr., Chest Springs, Pennsylvania, 66/55, guilty, $125.

Hunter Smith, Huntington, West Virginia, 76/55, guilty, $155.

Michelle M. Satmare, Chester, West Virginia, 68/55, guilty, $115.

Scotty Barker, Elkview, West Virginia, 68/55, guilty, $125.

James A. Henning, Woodsfield, 70/55, guilty, $125.

Daniel K. Baskin, Peoria, Illinois, 81/55, guilty, $149.

Thomas W. Bunfill, Quaker City, 60/55, guilty, $125.

Danielle R. Richter, Woodsfield, 76/55, guilty, $155.

Darrin Webb, Norristown, Pennsylvania, 73/55, guilty, $135.

Keith Gardner, Brilliant, 70/55, guilty, $125.

Larry A. Townson, Powhatan Point, 70/55, guilty, $125.

Joshua Larson, New Martinsville, West Virginia, 92/55, guilty.

Danny Stephens, Prestonsburg, Kentucky, 70/55, guilty, $125.

David L. Howell, II., New Martinsville, West Virginia, 65/55, guilty, $115.

Ryan Haga, Caldwell, 69/55, guilty, $125.

Christina Ruble, Woodsfield, 67/55, guilty, $125.

William Druschel, Moundsville, West Virginia, 77/55, guilty, $135.

Ryan J. Cicchelli, Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, 70/55, guilty, $125.

Paul Clark, Belmont, 80/55, guilty, $155.

Levi Crites, Buckhannon, West Virginia, 75/50, guilty, $155.

Alyssa Mugrage, Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, 73/55, guilty, $135.

Sean Smith, Moundsville, West Virginia, 78/55, guilty, $155.


Kenneth F. Stier, Spencer, West Virginia, domestic violence, dismissed.

John Stephen, Lewisville, disorderly conduct, no contest, $185, one year of supervised probation to terminate after six months if no issues arise, no contact order.

Donald G. Hendershot, Jr., New Matamoras, open container, guilty, $125.

Steven N. Hamilton, Jr., Chester, West Virginia, open container, guilty, $125.

Anthony D. Jordan, Sarahsville, driving without a license, dismissed, $85.

Michael A. Yonak, Jr., Woodsfield, registration violation, dismissed.

Warren A. Jones, Jerusalem, failure to control, guilty, $125.

Zachary Potts, Woodsfield, safety disregard, guilty, $185, left of center, guilty, $40.

Michael Harkness, Spindale, North Carolina, unsafe vehicle, no contest, $125.

James A. Henning, Woodsfield, seatbelt violation, guilty, $30.

Anthony A. Herring, Waverly, West Virginia, seatbelt violation, guilty, $90.

Brady J. Scott, Newport, seatbelt violation, guilty, $90.

Joshua Larson, New Martinsville, West Virginia, registration violation, guilty.

Eric A. Haga, Summerfield, driving under suspension or violation of license restriction, not guilty, dismissed.

Donald L. Nething, Jr., Hannibal, bail turkey, guilty, $275.


Brenda Moore vs. Ormet Primary Aluminum Corp., workers compensation.

American Express National Bank vs. Keith Norris, other civil.

Dustin A. Dailey vs. Moriah D. Dailey, dissolution of marriage


Franklin L. Dennis, 48, Clarington to Rachel L. Loy, 41, New Martinsville, West Virginia.

Matthew R. Walker, 32, Shadyside to Ashleigh D. Minger, 26, Sardis.

Timothy J. Baker, 27, Woodsfield to Sommer R. Tindel, 19, Woodsfield.

David B. Frohnapfel, 45, Proctor, West Virginia to Bobby J. Luikart, 50, Proctor, West Virginia.



Judge Julie R. Selmon

State of Ohio, Plaintiff, vs. Justin M. Stapp, Defendant, Case No. 2018-178

On May 3, Justin M. Stapp, of St. Clairsville, entered a plea of guilty to one count of aggravated trafficking in drugs, a fourth-degree felony. The state will recommend that Stapp be sentenced to serve 18 months in prison.

State of Ohio, Plaintiff, vs. Bradley E. Showalter, Defendant, Case No. 2018-022

On May 3, Bradley E. Showalter, of Beallsville, appeared for a sentencing hearing. For one count of domestic violence, a fourth-degree felony, Showalter was placed on community control sanctions for a three-year period under the supervision of the Adult Parole Authority. Showalter was ordered to complete a program at EOCC in Wintersville. He was given credit for ninety-seven days for time previously served while awaiting final disposition in this matter, and for any additional days awaiting transport to EOCC. Showalter’s bond was released once he was transported to EOCC by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department on May 10. Defendant remanded.

State of Ohio, Plaintiff, vs. Roger A. Dye, Defendant, Case No. 2018-022

On May 8, Roger A. Dye, of Newport, appeared for a sentencing hearing. For one count of aggravated possession of drugs, a fourth-degree felony, Dye was placed on community control sanctions for a two-year period under the supervision of the Adult Parole Authority. Dye was sentenced to 120 days of local incarceration, with credit being given for eleven days served as of the time of sentencing. Dye was ordered to self-report to begin his period of local incarceration at the Monroe County Jail on July 16. As an additional part of Dye’s community controlled sanctions, he was ordered to serve a minimum of four-and-a-half months at EOCC, or until he has completed the program, and will be transported to the facility on September 25 by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department. Defendant’s bond is continued pending his self-reporting to the Monroe County Jail. Once Defendant has self-reported for his local incarceration to commence, his bond will be released. Dye was released.

State of Ohio, Plaintiff, vs. Andre L. Parker, Defendant, Case No. 2017-414

On May 9, Andre L. Parker, of Cleveland, withdrew a former not guilty plea and entered a plea of guilty to an amended count of possession of heroin, a fifth-degree felony. In return for such guilty plea, the state dismissed the remaining count of the indictment and will remain silent at sentencing. The court is ordered to prepare a pre-sentence investigation report as soon as possible. A sentencing hearing will be scheduled upon receipt of the pre-sentence investigation report. Bond continued. Defendant released.


April 30, 2018, 3:46 a.m., Michael Harkness, of Spindale, North Carolina, was traveling on State Route 379 in a 2007 Peterbuilt truck. Harkness made a left hand turn onto County Road 39 traveling east bound, then failed to maintain control of the rear of his trailer, causing the rear left side of the trailer to strike a bridge rail. Minor damage was done to the trailer and Harkness suffered no reported injuries.

May 2, 2018, 8:00 a.m., Donna Tiber, of Woodsfield, was driving a 2005 Buick Sportswagon, traveling westbound on County Road 2. Tiber went left of center, exited the roadway and struck a fence and utility pole. Tiber was taken by Squad 4 to Wheeling Park with possible injuries. The Buick was towed from the scene by A&S Towing.

May 3, 2018, 1:25 p.m., in the parking lot of the Beallsville Convenient Food Mart, Brandon Shaw, of Amsterdam, was backing out of a parking spot in his 2016 Chevrolet Silverado and struck the unoccupied 2016 Toyota Tacoma belonging to Ray Campbell, of Beallsville, which was parked at a fuel pump. No injuries were reported. The Tacoma suffered only minor damage and the Silverado did not sustain any damage.

May 5, 2018, 12:50 p.m., Matthew Plutch, of East Millsboro, Pennsylvania, was driving a 2013 Kenworth 180” WB/Cummins truck northbound on Mellott Ride Road in Sunsbury Township. The Kenworth exited the roadway on the right shoulder, traveling onto an embankment, causing the vehicle to overturn. The truck was towed by Pinetree, with functional damage. Plutch did not suffer any reported injuries, but was cited for failure to control.

May 5, 2018, 5:45 p.m., Jessica Shook, of Woodsfield, was traveling southbound on State Route 800 in a 2007 Ford Edge. Cody Rittenour, of Woodsfield, was leaving a parking spot and began entering State Route 800, attempting to drive southbound in a 2010 Toyota Camry. Rittenour failed to yield right of way and pulled in front of Shook, causing the vehicles to collide. No injuries were reported. Minor damage was sustained to both vehicles. Rittenour was cited for failure to yield.

May 5, 2018, 6:37 p.m., Whitney Young, of Woodsfield, was driving a 2002 Volkswagen Jetta northbound on State Route 145. After negating a turn, the Jetta left the roadway to the right into a ditch, striking a road sign and then striking a tree. The vehicle sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene by A&S Towing. Injuries were possible, but transport for the injured is unknown. She was cited with failure to control.

May 6, 2018, 2:09 p.m., Herman Kahrig, of Barnesville, was traveling northbound on County Road 27 in his 2004 Ford F-Series pickup truck. Roy Mercer, of Jerusalem, in his 2005 Dodge Dakota, reported that he failed to see Kahrig approaching as he backed into the roadway, causing Kahrig’s truck to strike Mercer’s truck. Both trucks sustained functional damage, and neither driver reported any injuries. Mercer was cited with improper backing.

May 8, 2018, 4:00 p.m., William Benchley, of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, was driving a 2005 Ford F-Series pickup truck eastbound of County Road 2E. While cresting a hill, Benchley’s vehicle went left of center and struck a 2016 Nissan Rogue, driven by Carl Beers, of Woodsfield, causing Beers’ vehicle to veer off the right side of the road and strike a fence. Benchley reported no injuries; his truck suffered minor damage. Beers suffered non-incapacitating injuries, was transported to Marietta by Woodsfield EMS, and his vehicle had to be towed by A&S Towing because of disabling damage. Benchley was cited for left of center.

May 9, 2018, 7:45 a.m., Jason Vancamp, of New Martinsville, West Virginia, was traveling southbound on SR 7 in a 2008 Chrysler Pacifica when he exited the right side of the roadway and came to a stop. Without checking to ensure the roadway was clear, Vancamp attempted to re-enter the roadway. Upon doing so, the Pacifica struck the entire passenger side of a 2015 Chevrolet Equinox, driven by Sara Semerar, of Powhatan Point, causing disabling damage to both vehicles. Stephens towed both vehicles from the scene. No injuries were reported by either driver. Vancamp was cited for failure to yield.