Grand Jury Indicts 13 On 58 Counts
Members of the September 2013 Wetzel County Grand Jury met behind closed doors Sept. 3 and returned 58 true bills to 13 defendants for this session of circuit court, presided by Judge David W. Hummel.
The defendants, many facing forgery-related offenses, are scheduled to be arraigned in Wetzel County Circuit Court today.
Rhonda Anne Parker, 19, of 150 Dunlap Street, New Martinsville, was charged with nine sets of forgery and uttering-a total of 18 felony charges. Parker allegedly forged the signature of another person on checks belonging to that person’s account and cashed them between Feb. 1 and March 23 at various New Martinsville businesses. The checks totaled $1,320.
Kimberly J. Rial, 24, of Route 2 Box 498, New Martinsville, was handed down three separate indictments from the grand jury.
Rial’s first indictment charges her with two sets of forgery and uttering. The first set alleges that on or about May 1, Rial forged the signature of another person on a Social Security Check belonging to that person and then attempted to cash that check at Witschey’s. Rial’s second set of forgery and uttering alleges that she attempted this again with a Social Security check issued to the same person as before, but with a payee added.
Rial’s second indictment charges her with three sets of accessory before the fact to forgery and accessory before the fact to uttering. Each set alleges that between May 1 and May 2, Rial stole a debit card from the victim in the case and provided it to another, whom she accompanied to WalMart for the purpose of forging the authorization for that debit card.
Rial’s third indictment, charging her with grand larceny and transferring stolen goods, alleges that on or about July 25 she stole a Sharp Aquos television set, have a value of over $1,000, from a person and transferred it to another person.
Duwayne Louis Ueltschey, 33, of 40031 St. Rt. 26, Woodsfield, is charged with five counts of forgery. Counts one, two and three allege that on November 1, 2012, Ueltschey forged the signature of a specific individual on three separate American Express Travelers Checks. These checks were then cashed by Kae Cornell. Counts four and five allege the same on October 29, 2012.
Kae Lee Cornell, 41, of 631 South Third Avenue, Paden City, was handed down five counts of uttering from the grand jury. Counts one, two, and three each allege that in November 2012 Cornell cashed a forged American Express Travelers Check originally issued to another, issued payable to herself.
Counts four and five each allege that in October 2012 Cornell cashed an American Express Travelers check, originally issued to the same victim, issued payable to herself.
Dreama D. VanCamp, 26, of 100 North Bridge Street Lot 12, New Martinsville, is charged with grand larceny and transferring stolen goods. On April 27, VanCamp allegedly stole jewelry, valuing more than $1,000, from an individual and gave it to another person.
Robert Thomas White Jr., 41, of HC 61 Box 97, Littleton, is charged with third offense driving on a license revoked for driving under the influence and misdemeanor second offense DUI. On or about December 8, 2012, White allegedly drove a vehicle even though this privilege had been taken away since his license had been suspended for DUI. Count two, second offense DUI, states that on or about December 8, 2012, White drove a vehicle on state Route 7 near Wileyville, while under the influence of alcohol.
James Skylar Barnhart, 22, of 145 Elm Street, New Martinsville, was handed a two-count indictment charging him with entry of a building other than a dwelling and grand larceny. Barnhart’s indictment alleges that on or about June 21, he stole a Dell Desktop Computer from the New Martinsville WalMart.
Brian Ray Blake, 32, of Rt. 2 Box 109A, New Martinsville, was charged with fleeing from an officer while driving under the influence, misdemeanor driving under the influence and destruction of property. Allegedly, between March 8 and March 9, Blake intentionally fled from New Martinsville Police Department Patrolman David Howell and Captain Michael Thomas, even though they signaled for Blake to stop. Blake also allegedly struck a NMPD vehicle with the Chevy S-10 he was driving while he was fleeing from the officers.
Edward Robert Dorsey, III, 22, of HC 68 Box 40B, Littleton, was charged with sexual assault in the second degree and sexual assault in the third degree.
Dorsey’s first charge alleges that during the month of February 2013 he feloniously engaged in sexual intercourse with a female who was less than 16 years of age, without her consent. Dorsey’s second charge, sexual assault in the third degree, alleges that in March 2013 he engaged in sexual intercourse with a female, who was less than 16 years of age.
Johnny Kenneth Greathouse II, 22, of 406 Abbie Drive, New Martinsville, was charged with sexual assault in the third degree. This charge alleges that during the month of December 2011, Greathouse engaged in sexual intercourse with another person who was less than 16 years old and at least four years younger than him.
Patrick E. Loy, 31, no address given, was charged with grand larceny and transferring stolen goods. These two charges allege that on or about April 17, Loy stole jewelry valued at more than $1,000 and transferred it to another.
Michael J. Kirkwood, 51, of HC 60 Box BB, Pine Grove, was charged with fraudulent schemes. Kirkwood’s one-count indictment accuses Kirkwood of writing and cashing 15 checks on his WesBanco checking account to Simon’s Market of Pine Grove, when he knew he had insufficient funds. The amount of the checks together totaled more than $1,000. The incidents are to have occurred between April 15, 2013, and Jan. 5, 2013.
Nicky Nicole Mavety, 24, of Route 2 Box 9, New Martinsville, was charged with two counts of conspiracy. Mavety’s first charge against her alleges that on May 1, she conspired with another to cash a Social Security Check that was issued to a third party, though she knew the check was forged. Mavety’s second charge alleges that she conspired with another to cash a Social Security Check issued to a third party, though she knew it was forged.