For the record


July 31, 2012

Arrests for burglary, B & E

An additional arrest has been made in a nighttime burglary in Gallipolis Ferry while another has been charged with breaking and entering in a separate incident in New Haven.

According to the criminal complaint filed in Mason County Magistrate Court, Candace L. Jones, 26, Gallipolis Ferry, and James Marshall, 30, Gallipolis Ferry, allegedly forced their way into the residence of Amanda Denais at 12388 Redmon Ridge Rd., Gallipolis Ferry, on or around July 15. The complaint alleges Jones and Marshall stole a number of items from inside the residence which consisted of clothing and cosmetic items. These items were then transported to another address on Redmon Ridge. This incident allegedly occurred during the early morning hours when Denais was not home.

As previously reported, Marshall was arrested on July 17 and charged with nighttime burglary in this crime. Jones was arrested over the weekend and also charged with nighttime burglary. Marshall has since been released by posting a property bond. As of press time, Jones was still in the Western Regional Jail with bond set at $20,000. Marshall’s preliminary hearing is set for 11 a.m., Aug. 2 in Mason County Magistrate Court while Jones’ preliminary hearing is at 1 p.m., Aug. 7 in Mason County Magistrate Court. Cpl. J.M. Finnicum of the West Virginia State Police is investigating this case.

Nikolas S. McGuire, 20, New Haven, was arrested for breaking and entering when he allegedly was found inside M & D Grocery at 17956 Graham Station Rd., Letart, at around 1 a.m. on Saturday, July 28. Deputy J. R. Gilley with the Mason County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene after a door alarm was tripped and upon arrival found McGuire inside the store, standing beside the refrigerator with a Popsicle in his hands and frozen food laying beside him. The back door had been damaged and the outside restroom door to the property had been kicked in.

McGuire was transported to the Western Regional Jail where he remained as of press time. His bond has been set at $20,000 through Mason County Magistrate Court. His preliminary hearing is set for 9 a.m., Aug. 7 in Mason County Magistrate Court.

Other arrests:

The Mason County Sheriff’s Department reports the following arrests: Cathy J. Fultz, 38, Leon, driving while license suspended or revoked, arrested on July 27 by Patterson; Joshua Strehle, 28, Letart, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, arrested July 28 by Peterson and M. Terry. Megan Hammack, 32, Glenwood, conspire with others to commit act of battery, arrested on July 30 by Ferrell. Micah D. Meaige, 35, Gallipolis Ferry, unlawful retention of rented or leased vehicle, arrested July 30 by Ferrell. Brenton Glover, 26, Gallipolis Ferry, two counts petit larceny, arrested July 31 by Powell.