During Monday's session of Wetzel County Circuit Court, under Judge Mark A. Karl, Richard E. Mylar, 46, of 108 S. First Ave., Paden City, was sentenced to the West Virginia Penitentiary for Men for one to five years, with credit for 103 days served. Mylar pleaded guilty to one felony count of delivery of a schedule III controlled substance (subutex). This offense was to have occurred on Oct. 8.
Per the terms of this plea agreement, the state will not file a recidivist against Mylar. All other cases against him, magistrate as well as another felony case, were dismissed. Mylar is to pay $65 to the Paden City Police Department, through the Wetzel County Circuit Clerk. He is also ordered to pay Betty Lou Robinson $1,835. This is due to the charges contained in case 12-F-84, which charged Mylar with fraudulent schemes. Between June 1 and June 2, Mylar had allegedly deprived Robinson of services in that he represented to Robinson that he would repair her garage roof at her New Martinsville residence. Mylar demanded payment of more than $1,000, allegedly without completing the repair work on the garage.
Mylar confessed to selling a confidential informant subutex for $45. This drug transaction was witnessed by Chief Michael Kelly of the Paden City Police, as well as the Neighborhood Watch.
Richard E. Mylar