CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WV Information) — A 30-calendar year-previous Clarksburg person has pleaded guilty to 5 felony drug expenses and could confront years at the rear of bars.
Harrison Circuit Decide Christopher J. McCarthy established sentencing Sept. 7 for Justin Camden Garrett, in accordance to Assistant Prosecutor Gina Renzelli of the Workplace of Prosecutor Rachel Romano.
Garrett’s attorney, Ryan Shreve, and Renzelli each have retained the correct to make a sentencing recommendation.
Garrett pleaded responsible to three counts of supply, just one depend of possession with intent to deliver and a single depend of transportation of a controlled substance into the state, in accordance to Renzelli. All five counts contain fentanyl, Renzelli said.
The Greater Harrison Drug & Violent Crimes Process Pressure and Mountaineer Highway Interdiction Staff South investigated.
Garrett’s scenario also is the 1st in Harrison County in which the plea agreement consists of a waiver by the defendant of any appropriate to perspective online video that include things like confidential sources. The waiver is now remaining involved by Prosecutor Romano following a defendant recently pleaded guilty but still was permitted to perspective these video clip footage by a court’s order. The attorneys for defendants generally have been ready to look at this sort of movie at the prosecutor’s place of work, but as court docket officers, they could deal with intense sanctions for betraying a confidence.
Garrett remains jailed on a 6-determine bond.
— A 40-yr-aged Clarksburg man admitted acquiring cannabis and diazepam wherever a 10-calendar year-old boy could get to it even though the guy was underneath the affect to the point that he had passed out.
Eric Russell Lane pleaded guilty to felony boy or girl neglect building a significant possibility of death or major harm. The state alleges a loaded 12-gauge shotgun also was existing, whilst Lane denied figuring out it was there.
Lane reported he was “greatly” less than the affect of liquor and/or medications.
“At the time I was like comatose,” he said. It took authorities “15 minutes to get me awake.”
Lane will be sentenced Sept. 7 by Judge McCarthy, and could experience a jail term of 1-5 a long time.
However, McCarthy indicated he probable would go alongside with some form of option launch that bundled significant long-time period inpatient drug procedure. Lane had lined up a cure mattress in a Huntington facility, but McCarthy would like additional details about it from Main Probation Officer Mike Burnside prior to deciding.
In return for Lane pleaded responsible to the a person felony in the indictment, Harrison Assistant Prosecutor Brad Pustolski dismissed 1 gun-associated misdemeanor and two drug possession misdemeanors.
Pustolski also agreed not to look for a repeat felon sentencing improvement. Lane’s statements in courtroom indicated he has spent time incarcerated in the Huttonsville Correctional Center and at the Anthony Correctional Middle for youthful offenders.
Clarksburg Law enforcement Sgt. Laura McGlone led the investigation.
— Curtis Lee Meahl, 29, of Clarksburg, has pleaded responsible to felony grand larceny in the theft of a trailer with 36 air conditioning units on it parked outside the house a local hotel.
McCarthy set sentencing Sept. 9. Assistant Prosecutor James Armstrong and defense legal professional Shreve will be part of in recommending 4 years’ probation with restitution.
Bridgeport Sgt. B.W. Stewart investigated.
— Minnie Sue Edgell, 43, of Wallace, has agreed to a postponement of her possible result in listening to ahead of Harrison Justice of the peace Kevin Renzelli.
Edgell is free of charge on bail on a charge alleging wanton endangerment involving a firearm.
Edgell pointed a handgun at a man and pulled the result in, but it failed to fire and she also afterwards explained to legislation enforcement that the weapon did not have a bullet in the chamber, Harrison Deputy Mark Senderak has alleged.
— Paul Hendershot, 46, of Anmoore, has been charged with felony child guidance by Deputy Senderak.
Hendershot is about $12,150 at the rear of in payments, Senderak has alleged.
Harrison Main Magistrate Mark Gorby held the preliminary overall look.
— Brittany Nicole Phares, 27, of Nutter Fort, has entered a plea to misdemeanor next-offense shoplifting, according to Assistant Prosecutor Andrea Roberts. The plea resolved a scenario in which Phares to begin with was charged with felony shoplifting. Justice of the peace Renzelli purchased Phares to serve 6 months in the Neighborhood Corrections program with special circumstances. The defendant also need to spend $50 restitution and is prohibited from coming into Walmart outlets.