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Upshur County Grand Jury returns 40 indictments, including eight for gross child neglect creating a serious risk of death or serious bodily injury

BUCKHANNON — An Upshur County Grand Jury returned 40 indictments on Tuesday, according to a press release from the prosecuting attorney’s office.

Greg Robert Tenney, 23, of Rock Cave – Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver, a felony, one count; Conspiracy to Violate Chapter 60A, Article 4, Section 401 of the W.Va. Code, a felony, one count.

Beverly Ann Helmick, 46, of Volga – Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony, one count.

Dakota Shane Kahlbaugh, 21, French Creek – Fraudulent Use of an Access Device, a felony, four counts; Tampering with an Automobile, a misdemeanor, one count; Petit Larceny, a misdemeanor, one count; Conspiracy, a misdemeanor, one count.

Robert William Smith, 43, of Buckhannon – Domestic Battery, Third Offense, a felony, one count; Violation of a Protective Order, a misdemeanor, one count.

Timothy Edward Wilson, 43, of French Creek – Fleeing in a Vehicle with Reckless Indifference to the Safety of Others, a felony, one count; No Insurance, a misdemeanor, one count; No Registration, a misdemeanor, one count.

John Edwin White, 49, of Clarksburg – Grand Larceny, a felony, one count; Conspiracy, a felony, one count.

Joshua Edwin White, 28, of Anmoore – Grand Larceny, a felony, one count; Conspiracy, a felony, one count.

Joshua Eugene Bean, 27, of Buckhannon – Child Neglect Resulting in Injury, a felony, one count; Gross Child Neglect Creating Serious Risk of Death or Serious Bodily Injury, a felony, one count.

Michelle Dawn Bean, 21, of Buckhannon – Child Neglect Resulting in Injury, a felony, one count; Gross Child Neglect Creating Serious Risk of Death or Serious Bodily Injury, a felony, one count.

Michelle Lee Tomey, 28, of Buckhannon – Grand Larceny, a felony, one count; Entry of a Building other than a Dwelling, a felony, one count; Conspiracy, a felony, one count.

Edward Lee Lane, 36, of Walkersvlille – Gross Child Neglect Creating a Substantial Risk of Death or Serious Bodily Injury, a felony, two counts; Domestic Battery, a misdemeanor, one count; Domestic Assault, a misdemeanor, one count.

Travis M. Starkey, 29, of Buckhannon – Burglary, a felony, two counts; Grand Larceny, a felony, two counts; Conspiracy, a felony, two counts.

Katie Elizabeth Grogg, 27, of Buckhannon – Burglary, a felony, two counts; Grand Larceny, a felony, two counts; Conspiracy, a felony, two counts.

William Jason Butcher, 45, of Buckhannon – Gross Child Neglect Creating Substantial Risk of Death or Serious Bodily Injury, a felony, one count; Animal Cruelty, a misdemeanor, one count.

Katrina Lynn Hall, 38, of Buckhannon – Gross Child Neglect Creating Substantial Risk of Death or Serious Bodily Injury, a felony, one count; Animal Cruelty, a misdemeanor, one count.

Corey James Wells, 29, of Buckhannon – Fleeing in a Vehicle with Reckless Indifference to the Safety of Others, a felony, one count; Fleeing by Means Other than the Use of a Vehicle, a misdemeanor, one count.

Steven Dewayne Arbogast, 42, of Buckhannon – Retaliation Against a Public Official, a felony, two counts.

Jessicanna Darlene Bennett, 42, of Buckhannon – Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to deliver, a felony, two counts; Conspiracy to Violate Chapter 60A Article 4, Section 401 of the W.Va. Code, a felony, one count.

Steven James Riffle, 32, of Buckhannon – Delivery of a Controlled Narcotic Substance, a felony, one count; Conspiracy to Violate Chapter 60A, Article 4, Section 401 of the West Virginia State Code.

Larry Wayne Gregory, 58, Buckhannon – Fleeing with Reckless Indifference to the Safety of Others, a felony, one count; Fleeing by Means Other than the Use of a Vehicle, a misdemeanor, one count; Obstructing an Officer, a misdemeanor, one count; Possession of a Controlled Substance, a misdemeanor, one count.

Joseph Patrick Herron, 40, of Buckhannon – Driving while License Revoked for DUI, 3rd or Subsequent Offense, a felony, one count.

Kelcee Kaye Fortney, 27, of Buckhannon – Computer Fraud, a felony, two counts; Financial Exploitation of an Elderly Person, a felony, one count.

Robert Lee Stout, 41, of Buckhannon – Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer, 2nd or Subsequent Offense, a felony, one count; Petit Larceny, a misdemeanor, one count; Possession of a Controlled Substance, a misdemeanor, one count; Fleeing by Means Other than the Use of a Vehicle, a misdemeanor, one count.

Carol Lynn Fincham, 51, of Buckhannon – Retaliation Against a Public Employee, a felony, one count; Driving while License Revoked for DUl, a misdemeanor, one count; Driving while in an Impaired State, Second Offense, a misdemeanor, one count; Attempted Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer, a misdemeanor, one count.

Arista Danielle Wright, 25, of Buckhannon – Drug Delivery Resulting in Death, a felony, one count; Conspiracy to Violate Chapter 60A, Article 4, Section 401 of the W. Va. Code, a felony, one count.

Elizabeth Ann Marks, 33, of French Creek – Gross Child Neglect Creating a Substantial Risk of Death or serious Bodily Injury, a felony, one count; Driving Under the Influence of Controlled Substances and Proximately Causing Bodily Injury, a misdemeanor, one count; Driving Under the Influence of Controlled Substances with an Unemancipated Minor, a misdemeanor, one count; No Insurance, a misdemeanor, one count.

Joshua James Endicott, 40, Buckhannon – Failure to Provide Notice of a Change to Required Sex Offender Registration Information, Lifetime Registrant, Second Offense, a felony, three counts.

Israel Justin Tenney, 39, of Buckhannon – Fraudulent Use of an Access Device, a felony, three counts; Attempted Fraudulent Use of an Access Device, a felony, one count.

Jessica Louise Tenney, 29, of Buckhannon – Gross Child Neglect Creating a Substantial Risk of Death or Serious Bodily Injury, a felony, two counts.

Clinton Earl Walton, 38, of Buckhannon – Sexual Assault in the Second Degree, a felony, thirty-five counts.

Timothy Wayne Loudin, 62, of Tallmansville – Sexual Abuse by a Parent, Guardian, Custodian, or
Person in Position of Trust to a Child, a felony, four counts; Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, a felony, four counts.

James Edward Williams, Jr., 52, of Detroit, Michigan – Grand Larceny, a felony, two counts; Destruction of Property, a felony, one count.

Corey David Tanner, 35, of Weston – Fleeing in a Vehicle with Reckless Indifference to the Safety of Others, a felony, one count; Fleeing in a Vehicle while Under the Influence of Controlled Substances, a felony, one count; Driving while License Suspended, Third or Subsequent Offense, a misdemeanor, one count; Escape from Custody, a felony, one count; Possession of a Controlled Substance, a misdemeanor, one count; Obstructing an Officer, a misdemeanor, two counts; Fleeing by means other than the use of a vehicle, a misdemeanor, one count; Burglary, a felony, one count; Battery, a misdemeanor, one count.

Dereck Adam Cobb, 33, of French Creek – Prohibited Person in Possession of a Firearm, a felony, five counts; Receiving or Transferring Stolen Goods, a felony, one count.

Samuel Edgar Jones, 31, of Buckhannon – Arson in the Fourth Degree, a felony, two counts; Domestic Assault, a misdemeanor, four counts.

Bobby Joe Thompson, 41, of Buckhannon – Possession of a Controlled Narcotic Substance with the Intent to Deliver, a felony, one count; Delivery of a Controlled Narcotic Substance, a felony, one count; Conspiracy to Violate Chapter 60A, Article 4, Section 401 of the W. Va. Code, a felony, one count; Prohibited Person in Possession of a Firearm, a felony, one count.

Rachele Louise Thompson, 38, of Buckhannon – Delivery of a Controlled Narcotic Substance, a felony, two counts; Conspiracy to Commit a Violation of Chapter 60A, Article 4, Section 401 of the West Virginia Code, a felony, one count.

Alice Lenora Linger, 50, of Tallmansville – Gross Child Neglect Creating Substantial Risk of Death or Serious Bodily Injury, a felony, one count; Animal Cruelty, a misdemeanor, seven counts; Creating, Contributing to, or Operating an Open Dump, a misdemeanor, one count.

Brandon Matthew King, 42, of Buckhannon – Retaliation Against a Public Employee, a felony, two counts; Brandishing a Firearm or Other Deadly Weapon, a misdemeanor, one count; Obstructing an Officer, a misdemeanor, one count.

Clayton Dale Kimble, 36, of Tallmansville – Distribution and Exhibiting of Material Depicting a Minor Engaged in Sexually Explicit Conduct, a felony, one count.

Upshur County Prosecutor Bryan Hinkle’s office notes that “an indictment is merely an accusation. All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.”

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