January 2019: Tazewell County indictments

(WVVA) Dozens of men and women have been indicted by the latest grand jury in Tazewell County.

The grand jury met earlier this week and returned indictments against 43 people on 222 counts. Fifteen of those indictments are sealed pending arrest.

Charges include assault, burglary, credit card fraud, drug offenses, grand larceny, prostitution and strangulation.

See the list below:

TAZEWELL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT
GRAND JURY
JANUARY 8, 2019

Defendant : Bishop, Angela Renee
Age: 41
Bluefield, WV
Charges : 1 Credit Card Theft
2 Credit Card Fraud
3 Receive Goods from Credit Fraud >$200

Defendant : Bratsis, Brittany Marie
Age: 31
Bluefield, WV
Charges : 1 Concealment > $200
2 Failure to Appear

Defendant : Brooks, Kelsey Renae
Age: 24
North Tazewell, VA
Charges : 1 Possess Schedule I or II Drug
2 Possess Schedule VI Drug

Defendant : Cutlip, Steven Eugene
Age: 39
North Tazewell, VA
Charges : 1 Possess Schedule I or II Drug

Defendant : Gordon, Evan Tyler
Age: 28
Bluefield, WV
Charges : 1 Possess Schedule I or II Drug
2 Possess Controlled Paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)

Defendant : Gross, Ryan Taylor
Age: 26
Bluefield, WV
Charges : 1 Distribute and/or Possess Marijuana with intent to Sell/Distribute > 1/2 oz but < 5 lbs
2 Possess Schedule VI Drug

Defendant : Hall, Jared Lesley
Age: 28
Kenna, WV
Charges : 1 Possess Schedule I or II Drug
2 Marijuana Possession – 1st Offense
3 Possess Schedule III Drug
4 Disregard Stop Sign

Defendant : Hall, Larry
Age: 64
Tazewell, VA
Charges : 1 Possess Firearm by a Convicted Felon – Violent
2 Possess Other Weapon, Ammunition or Explosive by Convicted Felon
3 Assault and Battery

Defendant : Harrington, Matthew Scott
Age: 31 North Tazewell, VA Charges : 1 Conspiracy 2 Concealment > $500.00
3 Conspiracy
4 Concealment – 3rd offense

Defendant : Hass, Patricia Ann
Age: 42
North Tazewell, VA
Charges : 1 Possess Schedule I or II Drug
2 Possess Schedule I or II Drug
3 Possess Controlled Paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)

Defendant : Heffinger, Ralph Douglas
Age: 72
Falls Mills, VA
Charges : 1 Possess Firearm by a Convicted Felon – Violent
2 Possess Other Weapon, Ammunition or Explosive by Convicted Felon
3 Take Game/Fish During Closed Season
4 Unlawful Hunting or Possession of Wild Animals

Defendant : Hess, Raymond Lee
Age: 30
Haysi, VA
Charges : 1 Possess Schedule I or II Drug
2 Public Intoxication/Profane Language

Defendant : Holmes, Jason Patrick
Age: 43
Doran, VA
Charges : 1 Possess Schedule I or II Drug

Defendant : Howerton, Jordan Blake
Age: 22
Bluefield, WV
Charges : 1 Statutory Burglary of Building w/i Larceny
2 Destruction of Property – >/= $1000
3 Destruction of Property – >/= $1000
4 Petit Larceny (2nd offense)
5 Trespass (misdemeanor)
6 Petit Larceny (2nd offense)
7 Trespass (misdemeanor)
8 Petit Larceny (2nd offense)
9 Trespass (misdemeanor)

Defendant : Keen, Ricky Dean Nicholas
Age: 30
Richlands, VA
Charges : 1 Grand Larceny – Motor Vehicle

Defendant : Kidd, Eric Wayne
Age: 43
Bluefield, VA
Charges : 1 Wounding – Malicious

Defendant : Moore, Robert Curtis
Age: 39
Coeburn, VA
Charges : 1 Grand Larceny
2 Possess Schedule III Drug
3 Marijuana Possession – 1st Offense

Defendant : Pennington, Nicholas Andrew
Age: 23
Pocahontas, VA
Charges : 1 Carnal Knowledge of a Minor

Defendant : Ratliff, Brandon Wayne
Age: 23
Pocahontas, VA
Charges : 1 Strangulation of Another
2 Assault and Battery Against a Family Member – Third Offense

Defendant : Sawyers, Robert Douglas
Age: 37
Richlands, VA
Charges : 1 Possess Schedule I/II Drug While Possessing a Firearm
2 Possess Schedule I or II Drug
3 Distribution or Manufacturing of a Schedule I or II Controlled Substance (Sale for Profit)
4 Possess Schedule IV Drug

Defendant : Shelton, Jeremy Roy
Age: 37
Pounding Mill, VA
Charges : 1 Threaten by Letter Communication
2 Resisting Lawful Arrest (Misdemeanor)
3 Assault and Battery Against a Family Member

Defendant : Shelton, Randall Eugene
Age: 50
Cedar Bluff, VA
Charges : 1 Petit Larceny (3rd or Subsequent offense)
2 Reckless Driving-Endanger Life/Limb

Defendant : Short, Joshua Allen
Age: 19
Bluefield, WV
Charges : 1 Statutory Burglary of Building w/i Larceny
2 Destruction of Property – >/= $1000
3 Destruction of Property – >/= $1000
4 Petit Larceny (2nd offense)
5 Trespass (misdemeanor)
6 Petit Larceny (2nd offense)
7 Trespass (misdemeanor)
8 Petit Larceny (2nd offense)
9 Trespass (misdemeanor)

Defendant : Simpkins, Brittany Renae
Age: 22
Welch, WV
Charges : 1 Possess Schedule I or II Drug
2 Prostitution

Defendant : Staton, Kristen Gayle
Age: 44
Bluefield, WV
Charges : 1 Concealment – 3rd offense

Defendant : Viers, Cecil Alan
Age: 55
Honaker, VA
Charges : 1 Driving while a Habitual Offender (subsequent offense)
2 Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle >$200
3 Reckless Driving-Failure to Maintain Control or Bad Brakes
4 Hit & Run Property Damage Unattended Over $250
5 Hit & Run Property Damage Unattended Over $250

Defendant : Wright, Elizabeth Kathryn
Age: 51
Raven, VA
Charges : 1 Grand Larceny
2 Assault/Battery of Law Enforcement Officer
3 Possess Controlled Paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)

Defendant : Yost, Herbert Allen
Age: 68
North Tazewell, VA
Charges : 1 Multiple Worthless Checks w/i 90 Days

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