Your Right to Know 10/18/18

REAL ESTATE

Adams Township

Charles P. Schwaben, Kathy J. Schwaben to James D. Comstock, Janelle R. Comstock, 7.509 acres, warranty deed.

Benton Township

Jarrad Stephens, Valerie Stephens, Amber Tenbroeck, Shandon Tenbroeck to Scott A. McCune, 24.367 acres, warranty deed.

Jarrad Stephens, Amber Tenbroeck, Valerie Stephens, Shandon Tenbroeck to Scott A. McCune, 0.689 acres, QC deed.

Franklin Township

Steven A. Vollmar to Steven A. Wollmar, Jr., 32.076 acres, QC deed.

Ohio Township

Mary E. Colson to Nathan Colson, 38.109 acres, QC deed.

Summit Township

Frank Christman Jr., Evelyn L. Christman, Frank Christman Jr. Trustee, Evenlyn L. Christman Trustee, FCJ and ELC Trust to Tate Christman, 8.478 acres, warranty deed.

Frank Christman Jr., Evelyn L. Christman, Frank Christman Jr. Trustee, Evenlyn L. Christman Trustee, FCJ and ELC Trust to Jeff Christman, Rania Christman, 16.097 acres, warranty deed.

SPEED

Geremy W. Lauderman, Paden City, West Virginia, 55/50, no contest, $125.

Kyle W. Clady, Sycamore, 70/55, guilty, $125.

Brandon A. Harris, Chapmanville, West Virginia, 64/55, no contest, $125.

Bo A. Zielinski, Rudolph, 70/55, guilty, $125.

Dean Phillips, Wintersville, 69/55, guilty, $135.

Hannah E. Shaheen, St. Clairsville, 65/50, guilty, $185.

David M. Matz, Wheeling, West Virginia, 55/50, guilty, $185.

James L. Huhn, Cumberland, 68/55, guilty, $125.

Joshua L. Kehl, Cumberland, 68/55, guilty, $125.

Ryan M.Cooper, Steubenville, 62/50, guilty, $125.

COUNTY COURT 

Tonnie Chapman, Jr., Sardis, suspicion of operating a motor vehicle under the influence, dismissed; possession of drugs, dismissed; possession of drug instruments, no contest, $125, 30 days jail time, 30 days suspended; disorderly conduct, no contest, $235, 30 days jail time, 30 days suspended, one year probation (six months supervised, six months unsupervised).

Geremy W. Lauderman, Paden City, West Virginia, driving without a license, dismissed; seat belt violation, dismissed; possession of drugs, dismissed; possession of drugs, no contest, 60 days jail time, 59 days suspended, non-reporting probation for two years, 40 hours community service, drug/alcohol assessment; possession of drug instruments, no contest, 60 days jail time, 59 days suspended, jail time to run concurrent with previous charge.

Crystal D. Graham, Beallsville, disorderly conduct, guilty, $160; endangering children, dismissed.

Gilbert M. Tenney, Buckhannon, obstructing justice, guilty, $335, 30 days jail time, 30 days suspended.

Jeffrey Seidner, Lisbon, possession of drugs, no contest, $135; possession of drug paraphernalia, no contest, $50.

Charles Gilmore, II., Lisbon, possession of drugs, no contest, $135, evidence to be destroyed; possession of drug paraphernalia, no contest, $50.

Larry D. Loy, Newport, driving under suspension or in violation of license restriction (OVI), no contest, $429, 60 days jail time, 48 days suspended, reporting probation for one year, 40 hours community service; registration violation, dismissed; fictitious registration, dismissed.

Kyle W. Clady, Sycamore, seat belt violation, $30.

Shaun A. Neubert, Bellaire, marked lanes, guilty, $125.

Joshua U. Wilson, Graysville, permitting operation by unlicensed driver, guilty, $335.

Shawn George, Sparks, Nevada, failure to control, guilty, $125.

Charles F. Hill, Malvern, Arkansas, stop sign violation, guilty, $125.

Dean Phillips, Wintersville, registration violation, guilty, $40.

Dammond W. Harmon, Graysville, failure to yield (private drive), guilty, $125.

Mary A. Gisel, Archbold, stop sign violation, guilty, $125.

Tasha N. Beckett, Woodsfield, seat belt violation, guilty, $90.

Jeremiah E. Gibson, New Matamoras, assured clear distance, guilty, $125.

Robert L. Bumgardner, Belmont, improper backing, guilty, $120.

COMMON PLEAS

State of Ohio, Plaintiff, vs. Joshua A. Beaver, Defendant, Case No. 2018-111

On Sept. 26, Joshua A. Beaver, of New Matamoras, withdrew his former not guilty plea and entered a plea of guilty to two counts of aggravated trafficking in drugs, fourth-degree felonies, and one count of aggravated trafficking in drugs, a second-degree felony. In return for such guilty pleas, the State will dismiss the remaining counts of the indictment. The State will recommend that Beaver be sentenced to a total of 36 months in prison. The Court is ordered to prepare a pre-sentence investigation report as soon as possible. A sentencing hearing will be scheduled upon completion of the pre-sentence investigation report. 

State of Ohio, Plaintiff, vs. Miranda M. Brookhart, Defendant, Case No. 2017-420

On Sept. 27, Miranda M. Brookhart, of Cutler, withdrew her former not guilty plea and entered a plea of guilty to one count of aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. The State will recommend that Brookhart be placed on community control sanctions for three years. In addition to all standard conditions of supervision, Brookhart is ordered to successfully complete the drug/alcohol program at EOCC. Upon her release from EOCC, she shall continue with drug/alcohol counseling and follow all recommendations of her counselor(s) until released by her supervising officer. The Court was ordered to prepare a pre-sentence investigation report as soon as possible. A sentencing hearing is to be scheduled upon completion of the pre-sentence investigation report. Brookhart was remanded.

State of Ohio, Plaintiff, vs. Miranda L. Hackathorn, Defendant, Case No. 2018-377

On October 9, Miranda L. Hackathorn, of Sardis, appeared for arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty to one count of theft of drugs, a fourth-degree felony. A jury trial was set for 8:30 a.m. February 11. Hackathorn was released after posting her own recognizance bond and reporting to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department for fingerprinting, photographing, and booking.

State of Ohio, Plaintiff, vs. Bernadette D. Ensinger, Defendant, Case No. 2018-401

On October 9, Bernadette D. Ensinger, of Clarington, entered a plea of guilty to one count of OVI with specification, a fourth-degree felony. The State will recommend that Ensinger be placed on community control sanctions for three years with all standard conditions of supervision, 60 days local incarceration, residential alcohol treatment, mandatory fine of $1,350, Class 2 license suspension for three years to life, with no privileges and successful completion of mandatory alcohol/drug addiction program.

COUNTY SHERIFF

Sept. 26, 2018, 8:01 p.m., Michael Lemley, of Malaga, was parked at a gas pump, facing eastbound, in a 2009 GMC. Debbie Thomas, of Sardis, was backing up westbound in a 2007 GMC and backed into Lemley’s vehicle then left the scene. No injuries were reported. No damage was sustained by the vehicle driven by Thomas. Minor damage was sustained by Lemley’s vehicle. Thomas was cited for leaving the scene of an accident.

Sept. 27, 2018, 10:30 p.m., Sean Smithberger, of Woodsfield, was traveling south in a 2013 Ford F-Series 4x4 on Township Road 350 and was pulled to the right by the soft shoulder. Smithberger was unable to steer back onto the roadway and went over an embankment, with the vehicle coming to rest on its side against a tree. No injuries were reported. Smithberger’s vehicle sustained functional damage and was towed from the scene by Stephen’s Towing.

Sept. 30, 2018, 12:22 p.m., Curtis Dills, of New Martinsville, West Virginia, was traveling northbound on State Route 7 in a 2012 Ford Fusion. Dills fell asleep and the vehicle went off the left side of the roadway and came to a rest in a ditch. No injuries were reported. The vehicle sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene by Jackson Repair. 

Oct. 1, 2018, 12 noon, Richard Hitt, of Moundsville, West Virginia, was traveling northbound on State Route 800 in a 2014 Ford F-550 Series pickup, pulling a wood chipper. The vehicle left the roadway to the right, going into the ditch line. The vehicle then came back onto the roadway, causing the wood chipper to flip onto its side. No injuries were reported. The vehicle sustained disabling damage. Hitt was cited for failure to control.

Oct. 1, 2018, 1:46 p.m., Mary Gisel, of Archbold, was traveling westbound in a 2018 Ford and slowed to turn left into Shadow Lake campground at 34847 Miltonsburg-Calais Road. Dana O’Neal and a passenger were traveling eastbound in a 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier RS and struck Gisel’s vehicle as it crossed into the lane of traffic. No injuries were reported for Gisel or O’Neal, but O’Neal’s passenger was transported by Woodsfield E-Squad to Medical Park with non-incapacitating injuries. Both vehicles sustained disabling damage and were towed from the scene by Stephen’s Towing. Gisel was cited for right of way.

Oct. 1, 2018, 6:25 p.m., Daniel Workman, of Woodsfield, was traveling west on State Route 145 in a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier. He attempted to turn left onto Citizen Beall Drive and failed to yield the right of way and struck a 2000 Dodge Dakota. The Dakota was being driven by Jamie Chappell, of Beallsville and was traveling east. No injuries were reported. The Cavalier sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene by the owner of the vehicle. Chappell’s vehicle sustained only minor damage. Workman was cited for right of way.