(01/25/2012)
BRUTAL ATTACK - A Logan County man has been charged with attempted murder and daytime burglary Monday after police say he entered a man's home and shot him in the face.

Police say Shawn Lee Belcher, 36, of Davin, shot Dewey Davin Rose, 75, in his home.

Deputies told media that Belcher is obsessed with Rose's 19-year-old granddaughter and had been previously arrested for trespassing on Rose's property.

Rose reportedly tried to stop Belcher from entering his home when the shot was fired. Then Belcher assaulted Rose's wife.

Rose and his wife were taken to Logan Area Medical Center.

Belcher is currently being held in Southwestern Regional Jail in lieu of a $200,000 cash-only bail.

BIZARRE ASSAULT - Boone County man Barry Wayne Clark, 61, is facing kidnapping, sexual assault, stalking, malicious wounding and arson charges after a bizarre series of events in Morrisvale.

Deputies got a call around midnight from a woman who said she and four others were held hostage and assaulted by her estranged husband - Clark.

Police say Clark beat and sexually assaulted his estranged wife, Chandra Clark, after she and a group of friends returned home from grocery shopping.

Clark locked his estranged wife's friends in the bathroom during the assault.

Clark then set fire to the house and ordered the hostages to run away.

Deputies searched and found Clark in the woods around 5 a.m.

Police said Clark has had extensive run-ins with the law. Clark was out of jail on four separate bonds for other incidents including domestic assault and violating domestic violence petitions.

Authorities are saying two other people helped beat Clark's wife.

He is held without bond on the kidnapping charge and on a 140,000 dollar bond on the others.

ARMED ROBBERY IN PUTNAM - Police are looking for three suspects involved in an armed robbery in Teays Valley.

About 8:00 p.m. Monday evening three people walked into a BP gas station along Route 34 and demanded cash.

They got away with $500.


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