Grand Jury returns 31 indictments for January 2021 term


BUCKHANNON — The Grand Jury of Upshur County convened Monday for the January 2021 term of Circuit Court and returned 31 indictments.  According to the office of Prosecuting Attorney Bryan Hinkle, true bills were issued for the following individuals:

Joshua Ray Amelotte, 25, Buckhannon.  Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver - Methamphetamine, a felony, one (1) count.

 

George Tyree Cottle, 37, Dundee, OH.  Destruction of Property, a felony, one (1) count. Brandishing a Deadly Weapon, a misdemeanor, one (1) count. Fleeing on Foot, a misdemeanor, one (1) count.

 

Michael Ray Fitzwater, 40, Waynesburg.  Strangulation, a felony, one (1) count. Domestic Assault, Third or Subsequent Offense, a felony, two (2) counts. Domestic Battery, Third or Subsequent Offense, a felony, two (2) counts.

 

Michael Ray Fitzwater, 40, Waynesburg.  Possession of Stolen Vehicle, a felony, one (1) count. Prohibited Person in Possession of a Firearm, a felony, one (1) count. Fleeing on Foot, a misdemeanor, one (1) count.

 

Joshua Allen Frame, 21, Crawford.  Failure to Provide Notice of a Change in Sex Offender Registration Information, Life Registrant, Second or Subsequent Offense, a felony, one (1) count.

 

Silas Elliot Gain, 37, Buckhannon.  Fleeing in a Vehicle with Reckless Indifference to the Safety of Others, a felony, one (1) count. 

 

Patrick Wayne Gower, 37, Buckhannon.  Driving While License Revoked for DUI, Third or Subsequent Offense, a felony, one (1) count.

 

John Jason Hamrick, 46, Webster Springs.  Strangulation, a felony, one (1) Count. Domestic Battery, a misdemeanor, one (1) count. Domestic Assault, a misdemeanor, one (1) count.

 

Joseph Alexander Haislip, 28, Buckhannon.  Wanton Endangerment Involving a Firearm, a felony, one (1) count.

 

Jackie Lee Harris, 39, Buckhannon.  Driving While License Revoked for DUI, Third or Subsequent Offense, a felony, one (1) count.

 

Zachariah Tyler Helmick, 23, Ireland.  Grand Larceny, a felony, two (2) counts. Conspiracy, a felony, two (2) counts.

           

Alexis Rae Quattro, 19, Ireland.  Grand Larceny, a felony, two (2) counts. Conspiracy, a felony, two (2) counts.

 

Timothy Lee Henry, 34, Independence.  Entry of a Building other than a Dwelling, a felony, one (1) count. Grand Larceny, a felony, one (1) count. Conspiracy, a felony, one (1) count.

 

Jeffrey Andrew Saltis, 27, Buckhannon.  Entry of a Building other than a Dwelling, a felony, one (1) count. Grand Larceny, a felony, one (1) count.

 

Jeffrey Andrew Saltis, 27, Buckhannon.  Entry of a Building other than a Dwelling, a felony, one (1) count. Grand Larceny, a felony, one (1) count. Conspiracy, a felony, one (1) count. 

 

Jeffrey Andrew Saltis, 27, Buckhannon.  Attempted Grand Larceny, a felony, one (1) count. Entry of a Building Other than a Dwelling, a felony, one (1) count. Grand Larceny, a felony, one (1) count.

 

Scottie Dale Hinchman, 41, Adrian.  Grand Larceny, a felony, one (1) count.

 

Katherine Ann Huffman, 43, Buckhannon.  Obtaining Property in Return for Worthless Check, a felony, one (1) count.

 

John Edward Hull, 50, Buckhannon.  Driving While License Revoked for DUI, Third or Subsequent Offense, a felony, one (1) count. Entry of a Building Other than a Dwelling, a felony, one (1) count. Petit Larceny, a misdemeanor, one (1) count.

 

Colten Darrell Lester, 32, Volga.  Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver - Methamphetamine, a felony, one (1) count. Driving While License Revoked for DUI, First Offense, a misdemeanor, one (1) count. Unlawful Taking of a Vehicle, a misdemeanor, one (1) count.

 

Robert Lee Moats, 31, Buckhannon.  Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, a felony, two (2) counts. Sexual Abuse by a Parent, Guardian, Custodian, or Person in a Position of Trust, a felony, two (2) counts.

 

Lavar Anthony O’Neal, 39, Newport News, VA.  Malicious Assault, a felony, one (1) count. Forgery of a Public Record, three (3) counts, a felony. Uttering a Public Record, three (3) counts, a felony. Fleeing or Attempt to Flee by Means Other than the Use of a Vehicle, a misdemeanor, one (1) count.

 

William Thomas Peyatt, 21, Buckhannon.  Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, a felony, one (1) count.

 

Brandon Willard Scott, 35, Buckhannon.  Burglary, a felony, one (1) count. Conspiracy, a felony, one (1) count. Petit Larceny, a misdemeanor, one (1) count.

 

Lita Angel Smallwood, 35, Buckhannon.  Burglary, a felony, one (1) count. Conspiracy, a felony, one (1) count. Petit Larceny, a misdemeanor, one (1) count.

 

Khori Wayne Simmons, 25, Buckhannon.  Malicious Assault, a felony, one (1) count. Brandishing a Deadly Weapon, a misdemeanor, one (1) count.

 

Skybluewater Keys, 44, Buckhannon.  Medicaid Fraud, a felony, seven (7) counts. Fraudulent Scheme, a felony, one (1) count.

 

Corey David Tanner, 32, Weston.  Unlawful Taking of a Vehicle, Second Offense, a felony, one (1) count. Fleeing or Attempt to Flee by Means Other than the Use of a Vehicle, a misdemeanor, one (1) count.

 

Donald Eugene Taylor, 42, Buckhannon.  Distribution and Exhibiting of Material Depicting Minors Engaged in Sexually Explicit Conduct, a felony, one (1) count.

 

Joshua Ryan Warner, 44, Buckhannon.  Forgery, a felony, three (3) counts. Uttering, a felony, three (3) counts.

 

James Ray Woodson, 31, Selbyville.  Fleeing in a Vehicle with Reckless Indifference to the Safety of Others, a felony, one (1) count. Driving While License Revoked for DUI, First Offense, a misdemeanor, one (1) count. Fleeing or Attempt to Flee by Means Other than the Use of a Vehicle, a misdemeanor, one (1) count.

 

 

 

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