May 2019: Murder, drug crimes among Fayette County indictments

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WVVA) The grand jury in Fayette County returns indictments against 78 people, 30 of whom are charged with drug trafficking.

According to the Fayette County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, most of the drug indictments are part of a joint federal and state investigation called “Operation Mountaineer Highway” that broke-up a “multi-state drug organization that had been operating out of Oak Hill for at least three years.”

Three people have been indicted in the 2016 murders of Steven Skaggs and Stephanie Watters.

Charles E. Gill, 22. and Brian Willis are each charged two counts of murder, arson, first-degree robbery and conspiracy. Everette E. Gill is charged with conspiracy.

View the full list of indictments below:

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF FAYETTE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA
RE: ARRAIGNMENTS

The following individuals are to report on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, before the Honorable Paul M. Blake, Jr., Judge of the Circuit Court of Fayette County, West Virginia, at 9:00 a.m., in the Courtroom of the Fayette County Courthouse for arraignment.

Michael A. Bays 19-F-69 Conspiracy, a felony; Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver, a felony

Jeremy F. Wroten 19-F-70 Conspiracy, a felony; Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver, a felony

Amanda S. Bowyer 19-F-71 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Burglary, a felony; Grand Larceny, a felony

Joey L. Ball 19-F-72 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Burglary, a felony; Grand Larceny, a felony

Amanda S. Bowyer 19-F-73 Burglary, a felony; Entry of a Building Other Than a Dwelling, a felony; Attempted Grand Larceny, a felony; Destruction of Property, a misdemeanor

Barbara D. Brellahan 19-F-75 Conspiracy, a felony; Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver, a felony

Michael J. Brellahan 19-F-76 Conspiracy, a felony

Nicole L. Browning 19-F-77 Conspiracy, a felony

Jason P. Canaday 19-F-80 Conspiracy, a felony

Rockne D. Carter 19-F-81 Conspiracy, a felony; Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony

Angus Corley, Jr. 19-F-85 Conspiracy, a felony; Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver, a felony

Harold E. Davis 19-F-86 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Malicious Assault, a felony

Michael S. Thompson 19-F-87 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Malicious Assault, a felony

Matthew S. Dixon 19-F-88 Conspiracy, a felony; Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver, a felony; Possession of Counterfeit with Intent to Utter, a misdemeanor; Driving with No Operators, a misdemeanor

Jason P. Canaday 19-F-89 Conspiracy, a felony; Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver, a felony; Possession of Counterfeit with Intent to Utter, a misdemeanor

Jessica M. Dorman 19-F-90 Grand Larceny, a felony

Jessica M. Dorman 19-F-91 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Fraudulent Use of Access Device, a felony (2 counts)

John E. Grimmett 19-F-92 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Fraudulent Use of Access Device, a felony (5 counts); Petit Larceny, a misdemeanor

David W. Dunlap 19-F-93 Fraudulent Use of an Access Device, a felony (4 counts)

David E. Ennis 19-F-94 Strangulation, a felony; Malicious Assault, a felony

George T. Lester, II 19-F-95 Malicious Assault, a felony

Richard Taylor 19-F-96 Malicious Assault, a felony

Patrick C. Estep 19-F-97 Fraudulent Use of Access Device, a felony (7 counts)

Robert A. Fisher, II 19-F-101 Fraudulent Schemes, a felony; Embezzlement, a felony

Charles E. Gill 19-F-105 Murder, a felony (2 counts); Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Arson in the First Degree, a felony

Brian S. Willis 19-F-106 Murder, a felony (2 counts); Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Arson in the First Degree, a felony

Everette E. Gill 19-F-107 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony

Demetran D. Gray 19-F-109 Prohibited Person Possessing a Firearm, a felony

Samantha N. Hamrick 19-F-115 Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver, a felony; Driving a Vehicle Being a Habitual Drug User, a misdemeanor

Samantha N. Hamrick 19-F-116 Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver, a felony; Obstructing an Officer, a misdemeanor; Permitting Unauthorized Person to Drive, a misdemeanor

Samantha N. Hamrick 19-F-117 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (2 counts)

Shawn D. Hancock 19-F-119 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Receiving or Transferring Stolen Vehicle, a felony

Nickole L. Sweet 19-F-120 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Receiving or Transferring Stolen Vehicle, a felony

Charles H. Carrington 19-F-121 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Receiving or Transferring Stolen Vehicle, a felony

William J. Kessler, III 19-F-129 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Burglary, a felony; Grand Larceny, a felony; Battery, a misdemeanor

Kasie E. Frank 19-F-130 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Burglary, a felony; Grand Larceny, a felony

Amanda S. Bowyer 19-F-131 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Burglary, a felony; Grand Larceny, a felony

Aaron J. Mitchell 19-F-137 Conspiracy, a felony

Aaron R. Pack 19-F-143 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Fraudulent Use of Access Device, a felony

Ashley R. Bowles 19-F-144 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony

Harold F. Smith 19-F-149 Third Offense Domestic Battery, a felony (2 counts); Strangulation, a felony; Unlawful Restraint, a misdemeanor (3 counts); Brandishing a Deadly Weapon, a misdemeanor; Prohibited Person Possession Firearms, a misdemeanor

Daemian L. Thompson 19-F-151 Strangulation, a felony; Malicious Assault, a felony; Domestic Battery, a misdemeanor; Domestic Assault, a misdemeanor; Destruction of Property, a misdemeanor

Theodore R. Wood 19-F-153 Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, a felony (5 counts)

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF FAYETTE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA
RE: ARRAIGNMENTS

The following individuals are to report on Friday, May 24, 2019, before the Honorable Thomas H. Ewing, Judge of the Circuit Court of Fayette County, West Virginia, at 9:00 a.m., in the Courtroom of the Fayette County Courthouse Annex for arraignment.
NAME INDICTMENT CHARGE

Terry L. Adkins, Jr. 19-F-68 Grand Larceny, a felony

Patrick W. Bragg 19-F-74 Conspiracy, a felony

Charles L. Calvert 19-F-78 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Burglary, a felony; Petit Larceny, a misdemeanor

Frank V. Zinz 19-F-79 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Burglary, a felony; Petit Larceny, a misdemeanor

William A. Chapman 19-F-82 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony

Michael R. Cooley 19-F-83 Possession of Counterfeit with Intent to Utter, a felony

Leslie P. Copeland 19-F-84 Conspiracy, a felony

Brittany N. Farrell 19-F-98 Conspiracy, a felony

Samantha D. Farrell 19-F-99 Conspiracy, a felony

Louis A. Figueroa 19-F-100 Conspiracy, a felony

Joshua S. Fletcher 19-F-102 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (3 counts)

Joshua S. Fletcher 19-F-103 Attempted Robbery in the First Degree, a felony

Kristen R. Flint 19-F-104 Strangulation, a felony; Malicious Assault, a felony; Wanton Endangerment Involving a Firearm, a felony (2 counts); Grand Larceny, a felony; Prohibited Person Possessing a Firearm, a felony; Unlawful Restraint, a misdemeanor; Domestic Battery, a misdemeanor; Domestic Assault, a misdemeanor

Blade Goodman 19-F-108 Conspiracy, a felony

Christina M. Greene aka Christina M. Bowyer 19-F-110 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Robbery in the First Degree, a felony

Richard D. Greene 19-F-111 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Robbery in the First Degree, a felony

Christina M. Bowyer aka Christina M. Greene 19-F-112 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Burglary, a felony

Richard D. Greene 19-F-113 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Burglary, a felony

Diane Hamilton 19-F-114 Attempt to Disarm Law-Enforcement Officer, a felony; Battery on a Law-Enforcement Officer, a misdemeanor; Domestic Battery, a misdemeanor

Rodger D. Hancock 19-F-118 Conspiracy, a felony

Forrest H. Hendricks, III 19-F-122 Attempted Grand Larceny, a felony; Entry of a Building Other than a Dwelling, a felony; Entering Without Breaking an Automobile, a misdemeanor (2 counts); Petit Larceny, a misdemeanor

Christopher L. Hopkins 19-F-123 Entry of a Building Other Than a Dwelling, a felony (2 counts); Petit Larceny, a misdemeanor

Brandon C. Johnson 19-F-124 Conspiracy, a felony

Michael J. Jordan 19-F-125 Gross Child Neglect Creating Substantial Risk of Death or Serious Bodily Injury, a felony

Brandilyn S. Davila 19-F-126 Gross Child Neglect Creating Substantial Risk of Death or Serious Bodily Injury, a felony

Charles D. Copeland 19-F-127 Gross Child Neglect Creating Substantial Risk of Death or Serious Bodily Injury, a felony

Ester M. Kelly 19-F-128 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (2 counts)

Danny L. King 19-F-132 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Burglary, a felony; Grand Larceny, a felony

Tex M. Koch, III 19-F-133 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (2 counts)

Justin K. Legg 19-F-134 Conspiracy, a felony

Alisha A. Loeffler 19-F-135 Conspiracy, a felony

Marcus T. McFarland 19-F-136 Conspiracy, a felony

Brandon L. Morris 19-F-138 Burglary, a felony; Grand Larceny, a felony; Destruction of Property, a misdemeanor

Brandon L. Morris 19-F-139 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Burglary, a felony; Grand Larceny, a felony

Brandon K. Wilson 19-F-140 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Burglary, a felony; Grand Larceny, a felony

Brandon L. Morris 19-F-141 Burglary, a felony

Steven M. Nowlin 19-F-142 Conspiracy, a felony

Joshua L. Pittman 19-F-145 Conspiracy, a felony

Windy D. Pittman 19-F-146 Conspiracy, a felony

Tyler G. Randall 19-F-147 Conspiracy, a felony

Patricia A. Rivers 19-F-148 Conspiracy, a felony

Javonne M. Staunton-Bailey 19-F-150 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (2 counts)

Kevin M. Walton 19-F-152 Conspiracy, a felony

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