Fayette County

Murder and Arson top indictments in Fayette County

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS) -- The January session of the grand jury in Fayette County has returned indictments on 47 suspects.  Crimes range from Murder and Arson to Sexual Assault and Kidnapping. Among the indictments, more than 44-percent were directly drug related.

Topping the list were indictments for Derrick Crouse and Matthew Underwood, who are charged with murder and conspiracy in connection with the death of Janet Garrett.  She was shot and killed in her Oak Hill home in April 2017.

Justin Young was indicted on charges of conspiracy, kidnapping and and malicious assault. He was on home confinement for those charges when police found meth in his home in November 2017.

Victor Whitt is facing six counts of second degree sexual assault  and two counts of first degree sexual abuse among other charges.  These stem from a crime that happened involving a pre-teenage girl in the 1990s.

Area Lesher is charged with first degree arson, destruction of property and obstructing an officer.

A complete list of all the indictments can be viewed below.  Arraignments will be held on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018.  Judge John Hatcher will hold arraignments at 9 a.m. Those going before Judge Paul Blake will be seen at 1 p.m.

 

The following individuals are to report on Friday, January 19, 2018, before the Honorable John W. Hatcher, Jr., Judge of the Circuit Court of Fayette County, West Virginia, at 9:00 a.m., in the Courtroom of the Fayette County Courthouse for arraignment.

 

Brandi L. Bass 18-F-3 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (2 Counts)

Justin L. Blevins 18-F-4 Burglary, a felony; Entry of a Building other than a Dwelling, a felony; Grand Larceny, a felony

Justin L. Blevins 18-F-5 Forgery, a felony; Uttering, a felony

Penny L. Browning 18-F-6 Counterfeiting, a felony

Penny L. Browning 18-F-7 Forgery, a felony (2 Counts); Uttering, a felony (2 Counts)

Penny L. Browning 18-F-8 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Entry of a Building other than a Dwelling, a felony; Grand Larceny, a felony

Gregory S. Skaggs 18-F-9 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Entry of a Building other than a Dwelling, a felony; Grand Larceny, a felony

Timothy Robert Cavalier
aka Shane Robert Cavalier 18-F-11 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (3 Counts)

Rodney M. Crawford 18-F-13 Forgery, a felony; Fraudulent Schemes, a felony; Financial Exploitation of an Elderly Person, a felony

Trey L. Dixon 18-F-17 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (2 Counts)

Dean E. Gamble, Sr. 18-F-19 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (2 Counts)

Dean E. Gamble, Sr. 18-F-20 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Burglary, a felony; Grand Larceny, a felony

Robert L. Masesie 18-F-21 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Burglary, a felony; Grand Larceny, a felony

Chris A. Holloway 18-F-23 Kidnapping, a felony; Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Robbery in the First Degree, a felony; Assault During the Commission of a Felony, a felony

Daniel C. Jennings 18-F-25 Kidnapping, a felony; Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Robbery in the First Degree, a felony; Assault During the Commission of a Felony, a felony

Danielle M. Humphrey
aka Danielle M. Moul 18-F-27 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony

Tyler M. Jeffries 18-F-29 Conspiracy, a felony; Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony; Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver, a felony (2 Counts)

Violet M. Johnson 18-F-31 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (2 Counts)

Michael M. Rogers 18-F-33 Conspiracy, a felony; Kidnaping, a felony; Malicious Assault, a felony

Area M. Lesher 18-F-35 Arson in the First Degree, a felony; Obstructing an Officer, a misdemeanor; Destruction of Property, a misdemeanor

Brenda L. Miller 18-F-37 Forgery, a felony; Uttering, a felony

Brenda L. Miller 18-F-38 Forgery, a felony; Uttering, a felony

Brenda L. Miller 18-F-39 Forgery, a felony; Uttering, a felony

Sara Beth Pennington 18-F-41 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (5 Counts)

Samuel J. Pozzie 18-F-43 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (3 Counts)

Kassandra R. Underwood 18-F-45 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Entry of a Dwelling, a felony; Petit Larceny, a misdemeanor

Patrick W. Settle 18-F-47 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (2 Counts)

Taylor J. Turner 18-F-51 Third Offense Shoplifting, a felony (2 Counts)

Nicole C. Williams 18-F-55 Welfare Fraud, a felony

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The following individuals are to report on Friday, January 19, 2018, before the Honorable Paul M. Blake, Jr., Judge of the Circuit Court of Fayette County, West Virginia, at 1:00 p.m., in the Courtroom of the Fayette County Courthouse Annex for arraignment.

Robert Arthur 18-F-2 Attempted Robbery in the First Degree, a felony; Malicious Assault, a felony

Bryan D. Caulfield 18-F-10 Malicious Assault, a felony

Nicholas Luane Coping 18-F-12 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (2 Counts)

Derrick Crouse 18-F-14 Murder, a felony; Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony

Matthew N. Underwood 18-F-15 Murder, a felony; Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony

Na’il Walton 18-F-16 Murder, a felony; Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony

Aaron D. Fortner 18-F-18 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (2 counts)

Stephanie Ann Hall
aka Stephanie Ann Young 18-F-22 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (3 counts)

Roderick L. Howard 18-F-24 Kidnapping, a felony; Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Robbery in the First Degree, a felony; Assault During the Commission of a Felony, a felony

Devon C. Williams 18-F-26 Kidnapping, a felony; Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Robbery in the First Degree, a felony; Assault During the Commission of a Felony, a felony

David L. Ingram 18-F-28 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (2 counts)

Braden S. Robertson 18-F-30 Conspiracy, a felony; Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (2 counts); Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver, a felony (2 counts)

David A. Justice 18-F-32 Conspiracy, a felony; Kidnapping, a felony; Malicious Assault, a felony

Justin M. Young 18-F-34 Conspiracy, a felony; Kidnapping, a felony; Malicious Assault, a felony

Bryn Scott McMillion, Jr. 18-F-36 Distribution of a Controlled Substance by Person Eighteen Years of Age or Over Within One Thousand Feet of a School, a felony

Ronnie L. Owens, III 18-F-40 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (2 Counts)

Paul A. Petry 18-F-42 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (2 Counts)

Samuel J. Pozzie 18-F-44 Conspiracy to Commit a Felony, a felony; Entry of a Dwelling, a felony; Petit Larceny, a misdemeanor

Gary D. Rader 18-F-46 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (2 Counts); Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver, a felony

Jared R. Shamblin 18-F-48 Daytime Burglary, a felony; Forgery, a felony (12 Counts); Uttering, a felony (12 Counts); Fraudulent Use of an Access Device, a felony (12 Counts)

Jared R. Shamblin 18-F-49 Daytime Burglary, a felony; Fraudulent Use of an Access Device, a felony (13 Counts); Grand Larceny, a felony
Andre D. Travis 18-F-50 Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a felony (2 Counts)

Dallas E. Vance 18-F-52 Third Offense Domestic Battery, a felony; Malicious Assault, a felony
Victor G. Whitt 18-F-53 Sexual Assault in the Second Degree, a felony (6 Counts); Sexual Abuse by a Parent, Guardian, Custodian, or Person in Position of Trust to a Child, a felony (6 Counts)

Victor G. Whitt 18-F-54 Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, a felony (2 Counts); Sexual Abuse by a Parent, Guardian, Custodian, or Person in Position of Trust to a Child, a felony (2 Counts)

Justin M. Young 18-F-56 Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver, a felony

 


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