By Beth Christian Broschart
The Parsons Advocate
PARSONS – Four indictments and one direct indictment were handed down Tuesday by a Tucker County Grand Jury.
Aaron Todd Wolfe, 36, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, was indicted on one count of grand larceny, a felony and one felony count of receiving or transferring a stolen vehicle. According to a criminal complaint, Wolfe allegedly took a vehicle on June 18 to go see his grandmother who was in intensive care in Johnstown, Pa. It states Wolfe promised the owner of the vehicle he would be back on June 19, but never returned and did not answer any phone calls made to him. The report said the vehicle was recovered July 5 in Lancaster County Pennsylvania.
Other indictments include:
-Clinton Dale Streets, 27, of Davis, was indicted on one felony count of shoplifting 3rd offense. The criminal complaint alleges Streets took ice from the Parsons Shop ‘n Save without paying on August 4.
– Michael Todd Nesslerodt, 57, of Thomas was indicted on one felony count of robbery in the first degree, one misdemeanor count of domestic assault and one felony count of wanton endangerment involving a fire arm. The criminal complaint alleges Nesslerodt was consuming alcohol at his residence while the victim was cooking a pizza. It said they argued about his drinking and said Nesslerodt broke out the oven window with a beer bottle. The victim said they had planned to open a restaurant and after she went to bed, the alleged victim said Nesslerodt ‘came into the bedroom with a black in color Ruger pistol and stuck it in her face and demanded she give him the check for the new business in the amount of $14,815.’
-William Glen Murphy, 53, of Kerens, was indicted on one felony count of malicious assault, one felony count of strangulation and one misdemeanor count of domestic battery. The alleged incident happened around July 12.
A direct indictment was handed down on Charles B. Arnold, 41. He was indicted on one felony count of driving under the influence of alcohol and causing death, one felony count of child neglect resulting in bodily injury, one felony count of child neglect creating risk of serious bodily injury and one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence of alcohol and causing bodily injury. According to the criminal complaint the ATV accident occurred on May 21.
The cases were presented by Tucker County Prosecuting Attorney Ray LaMora III. The judge was Tucker County Circuit Court Judge James W. Courrier Jr.
An indictment is merely an accusation. All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.