The following criminal complaints have been filed in the Tucker County Magistrate office:
Carmela Kay Knight was charged with one count fraudulently obtained food or lodging. The complaint states that on Nov. 22 the Tucker County Magistrate requested to speak with Deputy C.R. Summerfield of the Tucker County Sheriff’s office. The magistrate informed Summerfield that he had received a complaint about an individual at the Alpine Lodge in Davis. The Manager at the Alpine Lodge stated that a female subject, namely Carmela Knight, had been staying there and was behind on payment. Summerfield responded to The Alpine Lodge and spoke with a male subject, namely Greg Downing, who stated that he is part of the Management Team at The Alpine Lodge. The officer obtained a handwritten and signed statement from Downing which stated that the defendant checked into the lodge on Oct. 18. She was paying for a few nights at a time and had gotten behind on the balance. Downing stated they were trying to be accommodating because she had no vehicle or anyplace to go. He stated she is behind on payment in the amount of $1,031.69. The officer also obtained documentation from The Alpine Lodge showing her current balance, along with her making a payment of $187.58 on Nov. 21.
Heidi Ann Flynn was charged with one count of Battery. According to the complaint, on Thursday, Nov. 10 at approximately 10:12 p.m. Tucker County 911 dispatched Law Enforcement to a fight in progress located at the Tucker County Football Field near 100 Education Lane.
PFC N.C. Gigley of the Parsons Police Department was the first officer to arrive on scene and observed a large group of people in the Curve of the road at the top of the hill. The fight appeared to have broken up at the time individuals were dispersing. Trooper C.A. Hawkins of the WVSP and Deputy D.M. Gidley of the TCSO also responded to the call and arrived shortly after.
Through multiple witness accounts, it was stated that a physical altercation occurred between a Tucker County football player, an East Hardy football player and the East Hardy football player’s mother in which she had The Tucker County football player on the ground in a choke hold from behind while her son struck him multiple times.
Joseph Strosnider, and East Hardy Middle School coach, in summary, stated that he and his daughter were exiting the parking lot of the football field and observed a group of people in a verbal argument. He stated the East Hardy player struck the Tucker County player starting the physical altercation. At this time Strosnider exited his vehicle and pulled the East Hardy player away from the altercation. He stated that the mother had the Tucker County player in a choke hold. He said that other individuals ran over and the altercation broke up.
The Tucker County player stated that upon hearing his sister yelling, he observed his mother and sister in what appeared to be a verbal confrontation with a female individual. He stated he attempted to move his sister and mother away from the female while trying to calm them down. That is when the East Hardy player struck him in the face with an unopened can of Coke. He then states that he began to fight back against the male, when the mother jumped on his back and placed him in a headlock.
He states that while she had him in a headlock and was choking him, they went to the ground while he still had a hold on the other player and the physical altercation continued. He states that is when someone pulled the male off him and the mother continued to keep him in a headlock. He described the situation as her having him around the neck area with both arms, her forearms against his throat and neck area. He states that the individuals that pulled the male off of him were East Hardy affiliated individuals. He states that he then left the area in order to compose himself before Law Enforcement arrived in order to speak to them.
Neil Kisamore II stated that around 10:08 p.m. he witnessed a female wearing a green East Hardy hooded jacket and a younger female exiting the field area and yelling at a younger female that was Tucker County Affiliated. He states the he observed a family walking behind the group saying something in the effect of “Stop”. He said he did not see the initial physical altercation however, when he heard yelling, he went running over to help. He states that he then observed the same female as mentioned above pull down a Tucker County player in a choke hold around his neck. He said that both individuals went to the ground. He states that while she choked the player, a young boy punched him twice before he could get over to them to separate the parties. He then stated that he grabbed the Tucker County player and took him away from the situation.
All individuals are presumed innocent until proven otherwise in a court of law.
The following property transfers have been recorded in the Tucker County Clerk’s office:
Larry D. Swann and Amy L. Swann, Dry Fork, Lot 37 at Aspen Village to Samuel Strulson and Emily Strulson, $494,000.
Charles James Appleton IV, Davis District, 1.647 acres to Canyon Properties LLC, $90,000.
CEProperties LLC, Parsons, 1 Parcel Jameson Ave. to Canyon Properties LLC, $0.
Jane Otto, Dean Richie and Robin Richie, Clover, 35 acres mineral rights to Workman Land & Livestock LLC, $1,000.
Karen Sturms, Clover, 0.99 acres to Eugene Sturms and Suzanne Sturms, $1,000.
Daniel Hill, Brian Hill and Matthew Enders, Davis, Part of Lot 437 and Part of Lot 262 to Keith Collins, $288,600.
Terri Nida/Executrix of The Nellie Ruth Auvil Estate, Clover, 0.41 acres minerals to Ronald L. Waybright, $300.
Donald L. Knotts, Black Fork, Partial Take to WVDOT Division of Highways, $64,900.
Clarification – In the Nov. 23 issue of The Parsons Advocate, under News of Record, it should have stated: Northpoint Property Owners Association c/o R. Chenoweth filed a civil suit for the amount of $2,575.14 on November 14, 2022, vs. Care Family Rev Living Trust c/o C. Steckley. The case is still ongoing. $95 court cost.