(06/28/2014)
Magistrate Court records are obtained under public information laws, and are published by media in most every county. Records are accessed from a public information computer, available to the general public at the Magistrate Clerk office.

The names of minors are withheld by the court if they have been declared "juvenile cases," otherwise they are on the released list. Newspapers and media under First Amendment law, can print all names and ages if they choose, although most develop policies related to the protection of victimized minors.

The names of individuals who have yet to be served warrants by authorities, could be on the public information list.

Citations (tickets) such as, no proof of insurance/registration/operator's are often dropped or dismissed upon proof. Others are assessed fines and/or court cost

Being cited or charged is not an indication of guilt or innocence of crime. The information should not be construed or considered disparaging to the individual in any way.

Calhoun County Sheriff's Department - CSD
Grantsville Municipal Police Department - MPD
WV Department of Public Safety - State Police - DPS
WV Natural Resources Police Officer - NRPO
WV Dept. of Natural Resources - DNR
WV Department of Highways - DOH
WV Public Service Commission - PSC
WV Department of Forestry - DOF

FELONIES - By case number, arresting officer/agency, Magistrate Postalwait or Carpenter, defendant, charge, offense and/or warrant date.

14F-022 - CPL. J.B. Hunt-DPS. Postalwait. Jackie N. Lane. Driving under the influence 3rd offense. 5/14/14.

14F-023 - Chief Andy Walker-MPD. Carpenter. Matthew Rapp. Operate or attempt to operate meth lab. 5/20/14.

14F-024 - Chief Andy Walker-MPD. Carpenter. Matthew Rapp. Conspiracy to operate meth lab. 5/20/14.

14F-025 - Chief Andy Walker-MPD. Postalwait. Charles W. Norman. Conspiracy to operate meth lab. 5/20/14.

14F-026 - Chief Andy Walker-MPD. Carpenter. Michael L. Duncan. Conspiracy to operate meth lab. 5/20/14.

14F-027 - Chief Andy Walker-MPD. Postalwait. Charles W. Norman. Possession with intent to deliver. 5/8/14, 5/27/14.

14F-028 - Chief Andy Walker-MPD. Postalwait. Charles W. Norman. Conspiracy to deliver controlled substance. 5/8/14, 5/27/14.

14F-029 - Chief Andy Walker-MPD. Carpenter. Carla Metheney. Conspiracy. 5/8/14, 5/27/14.

14F-030 - Chief Andy Walker-MPD. Carpenter. Michael L. Duncan. Conspiracy. 5/8/14, 5/27/14.

14F-030 - Chief Andy Walker-MPD. Carpenter. Michael L. Duncan. Possession with intent to deliver. 5/8/14, 5/27/14.

MISDEMEANORS - By case number, arresting officer/agency, magistrate, defendant, charge, offense and/or warrant date.

14M-175 - Sheriff Carl Balengee-CSD. Postalwait. Lenette Headley. Intimidation of state witness. 5/2/14, 5/9/14.

14M-176 - Sheriff Carl Balengee-CSD. Carpenter. Mark Cunningham. Intimidation of state witness. 5/2/14, 5/9/14.

14M-177 - Barry Miller-Bus Driver. Carpenter. Samantha Harris. Failure to stop for school bus. 5/5/14.

14M-178 - Tpr. B.R. Shingleton-DPS. Postalwait. Jackie N. Lane. Driving under the influence. 5/11/14.

14M-179 - Cpl. J.B. Hunt-DPS. Postalwait. Jackie N. Lane. Driving suspended/revoked DUI. 5/14/14.

14M-180 - Cpl. J.B. Hunt-DPS. Carpenter. Charles Richards. DUI >.15. 5/20/14.

14M-181 - Cpl. J.B. Hunt-DPS. Carpenter. Charles Richards. Registration violation. 5/20/14.

14M-182 - Cpl. J.B. Hunt-DPS. Carpenter. Charles Richards. No proof of insurance. 5/20/14.

14M-191 - Cpl. J.B. Hunt-DPS. Postalwait. Jackie N. Lane. Driving under the influence 2nd offense. 5/14/14.

14M-192 - Chief Andy Walker-MPD. Postalwait. Charles W. Norman. Petit larceny. 5/8/14, 5/27/14.

14M-193 - Chief Andy Walker-MPD. Carpenter. Carla Metheney. Petit larceny. 5/8/14, 5/27/14.

14M-197 - Cpl. J.B. Hunt-DPS. Postalwait. Jeffrey Hoskins. Reckless driving. 5/24/14.

14M-201 - Tpr. David C. Moore-DPS. Carpenter. Herbert Ray Bell. Possession of controlled substance less than 15 grams. 5/21/14.

14M-202 - Sr. Tpr. JA Newman-DPS. Postalwait. Joey G. White. Domestic battery. 5/30/14.

14M-203 - Tpr. David C. Moore-DPS. Postalwait. William E. Vandal. Possession of controlled substance less than 15 grams. 5/21/14.

14M-204 - Baker's Mart. Carpenter. Worthless check. 4/18/14, 5/20/14.

14M-205 - Tpr. David C. Moore-DPS. Postalwait. Ryan K. Hardman. Registration violation. 5/23/14.

14M-206 - Tpr. David C. Moore-DPS. Postalwait. Ryan K. Hardman. Seat belt violation. 5/23/14.

May 2014 Citations


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