Wetzel County Circut Court In Session
The Wetzel County Circuit Court was in session on January 27 with the Honorable Judge Jeffrey Cramer presiding.
Chelsea Fox was indicted with child neglect resulting in injury. Fox appeared on a petition to revoke her supervised probation. Fox was alleged to have violated terms of probation by three non call-ins as well as missing three drug tests, however Fox’s attorney reported she was seeking medical treatment for her pregnancy at least one of those times. Judge Cramer sentenced Fox to home confinement for 35 days. However, she is permitted to travel to doctors appointments and during birth, as her due date is February 14. Following home confinement, she will then be placed on probation.
Kevin Hubbard appeared on a petition to revoke probation. It is alleged that Hubbard violated the rule in which he was ordered to stay away from certain persons by spending the night in the home of another convicted felon. It was also alleged Hubbard tested positive for cocaine and methamphetamine, as well as finding multiple drug deal transactions in his phone. Judge Cramer ordered Hubbard to serve the remainder of his sentence of not less than one, nor more than five years in jail with credit for time served.
Ryan Anthony Edgell appeared for a sentencing hearing. Edgell was indicted with four counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Edgell’s attorney informed the Judge that Edgell has been working for a home building company and has a strong family support.
He stated Edgell was honorably discharged from the service, and is able to receive treatment in the VA through a 30, 60, or 90 day inpatient drug rehabilitation facility, followed by outpatient care. The Court ordered a sentence of one to three years be suspended and two years of probation imposed, under the circumstances Edgell obtains drug rehabilitation through the VA.
Anthony Brian Winans appeared for a sentencing hearing. Winans was indicted with obtaining a controlled substance by misrepresentation, fraud, or deception. The Court ordered him to not less than one nor more than four years in jail.
Brian Roland Day appeared for a sentencing hearing. Day was indicted with a felony destruction of property, entering without breaking, and attempted grand larceny. Day’s attorney reported Day has passed all drug tests, obtained and held employment, expresses remorse, and productively utilizes resources by attending at least three rehabilitation meetings a week. The Court ordered a sentence of not less than two nor more than 15 years be suspended, and Day was placed on probation and ordered to complete Adult Drug Court.