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Cash, drugs seized at sobriety check point


POINT PLEASANT —A sobriety check point in the 400 block of Viand St. Saturday night resulted in citations being issued along with $1,131 in cash as well as drugs being seized. In addition, 594 motorists entered the check point and were stopped and checked for impaired driving. The Point Pleasant Police Department (PPPD) along with the Mason County Sheriff’s Department conducted the sobriety checkpoint. Officers with the PPPD state it will be continuing its efforts to decrease the number of citizens killed or injured as a result of drunk drivers and hopefully deter those possibly contemplating the “poor decision” to drink and drive. The department also states hundreds of lives could be saved each year if every driver had the “courage to make the right decision.” Pamphlets were issued to all motorists in regards to drunk driving prevention as well. For additional information on the prevention of drunk driving, contact Lt. Matt Taylor of the PPPD, 304-675-1104.


Mason County Sheriff’s Department


The Mason County Sheriff’s Department reports the following arrests: Daniel Plants, II, 40, Henderson, domestic assault, arrested by Deputy Gilley. Amber Beegle, 23, Point Pleasant, fugitive from justice, arrested by Deputy Lee. Frances Hewitt-Schappe, 38, Point Pleasant, capias, arrested by Cpl. Powell. Alysha J. Harden, 21, Point Pleasant, forgery, arrested by Deputy Rhodes. Patrick L. Hudson, 35, Southside, destruction of property, trespassing, arrested by Cpt. Peterson. Jason R. Blankenship, 31, Point Pleasant, domestic assault third offense, arrested by Cpl. Powell. Nathan A. Dewitt, 23, Point Pleasant, no insurance, permitting unauthorized person to drive, arrested by Deputy Rhodes.


Point Pleasant Police Department


POINT PLEASANT — The Point Pleasant Police Department reports the following citations: Brandy J. Byer, 26 and Robert S. Byer, 25, both of Leon, for allegedly shoplifting at Twin Rivers Foodland on Saturday, March 15. Both suspects are to appear before a Mason County Magistrate within 10 days of being charged. In addition, the PPPD recently released its monthly activity report for February with 111 total citations issued, 12 misdemeanor arrests, nine accident reports taken; 19 complaint reports taken. Also, arrested and transported to the Western Regional Jail was Joshua Reynolds for domestic battery.


Mason County Circuit Court


POINT PLEASANT — The following cases are scheduled to be heard by Judge David W. Nibert in Mason County Circuit Court on Tuesday, March 18, according to the official court docket filed in the office of Circuit Clerk Bill Withers: State v. Douglas R. Matheny, trial/status hearing. State v. Michael A. Aeiker, hearing on revocation of pretrial diversion agreement. State v. J.T. Reynolds, hearing on revocation of pretrial diversion agreement. State v. Ariscelene Fowler, sentencing.


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