The following citations have been recorded in the Tucker County Magistrate office:
- Philip Tallman, Elkins, was cited for Expired MVI by Cpl. J/E. Kopec. The charge was dismissed with proof shown.
- Jason R. George, Parsons, was cited for no insurance by Cpl. D.W. Burge. The charge was dismissed with proof shown.
- Ryzhon L. Middleton, Toms River, NJ, was cited for speeding (35-25) by Cpl. D.W. Burge. He pled no contest and was assessed fines of $4.75 and court cost of $165.25
The following criminal complaint has been filed in the Tucker County Magistrate Court:
- William Michael Buchanan, Parsons, was charged with DUI first offense. According to the complaint, on Saturday Jan, 8 at approximately 2:40 a.m. Cpl. J.E. Kopec received a call from Tucker County 911 about a vehicle in the ditch on WV72 across from Holly Meadows Road intersection. Upon arrival Kopec observed a Ford pickup belonging to the defendant to be stuck in the ditch from sliding off the road. Kopec observed the defendant to have blood shot and glassy eyes, when asked if he had consumed any alcohol, he stated that he had. The defendant was submitted to field sobriety tests in which he failed. He did supply a breath sample into the FST for a preliminary breath test at v3:40 a.m. and he failed the test. Kopec placed him under arrest for DUI first offense and transported him to the Parsons City Police Station where he submitted to a secondary breath test. The sample provided a result of a BAC of .136. The defendant was transported to the Parsons State Police Detachment for processing and then to the Tygart Valley Regional Jail. He posted a $500 PR bond and a court hearing is scheduled for Feb. 21 at 10 a.m. before Magistrate William M. Miller.
The following cases have been ordered and adjudged in the Tucker County Magistrate Court:
- State of West Virginia verses Jordan Phillip Evans, received judgment of guilty plea for one count operation without certificate inspection or failure to produce certificate which occurred on Sept. 2, 2017. The case was heard on Jan 2 by Magistrate Riley H. Barb.
- State of West Virginia verses Brian Dale Sipe, Belington, received judgment of guilty plea for one cpount unlawful injury to or destruction of property which occurred on Nov. 29, 2017. He was assessed cost and fees of $165.25 and restitution of $100. He was credited time served for one day in jail. This case was heard on Jan. 10 by Magistrate William M. Miller.