The following criminal complaint has been filed in the Tucker County Magistrate office:
Adam Wyatt Lambert, Parsons, was charged with one count of Domestic Battery. According to the complaint on Sunday, Aug 30 at approximately 5:38 p.m. Cpl. B.T. Zirk of the Tucker County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO), Sgt. Deweese and TFC J.J. Schmidle of the Parsons Detachment of the West Virginia State Police (WVSP) were dispatched to 474 Location Rd for a domestic battery complaint. Upon arrival Zirk met with and detained the suspect, Adam Lambert. Deweese and Schmidle spoke with the victim, Elvira Shreve, who stated that she returned home from working night shift at 7:30 a.m. and her husband, Adam Lambert was drinking and had become increasingly argumentative the more he drank. She stated she got upset that Lambert was talking to other girls behind her back. She stated that he told her to keep the phone. She stated she gave the phone back to him and he took it out to the driveway and allegedly threw it on the ground and busted it. Zirk observed a broken phone in the driveway and obtained photographic evidence. She stated that he went to town and bought another phone and when he returned asked her if she would add minutes to it, to which she stated she tried and advised him it would not work. She said she went to her mother’s and he repeatedly came over asking for the card to the phone and she advised him she did not have it. She stated she found it and took it over to Lambert. She said that Lambert wanted her phone since he was not allowed to have his and allegedly threw it across the kitchen. She said she went to the kitchen to ask why he was being mean and he allegedly pushed her into the counter. She stated she pushed him away and punched him in the cheek. She said he damaged her phone and came toward her in the living room. She sat down on the couch and put her phone down her pants. She stated he still demanded the phone and allegedly told her that if she calls the cops he will kill them. She stated she ran to her mother’s and locked the door and told her to call 911. She stated he allegedly attempted to get into her mother’s home through the door. She further stated she remained on the phone with 911 until officers arrived. Zirk observed another phone appearing to be damaged on the kitchen floor and obtained photographic evidence. Zirk placed Lambert under arrest and transported him to Tygart Valley Regional Jail to await arraignment. Schmidle obtained a hand written statement from Shreve. All individuals are considered innocent until proven otherwise.