The Mason County Sheriff’s Department reports the following arrests: Ernest M. Roach, 35, Racine, Ohio, capias, bailpiece, receiving and transferring stolen goods, failure to stop at stop sign, fleeing with no vehicle, fleeing with vehicle with property damage, arrested by Home Confinement Officer Wilt. Rodney G. Lemieux, 43, Gallipolis Ferry, driving revoked DUI, first offense, arrested by Lt. Greene. Roxanne Russell, 22, Point Pleasant, capias, arrested by Deputy McCormick. Ashley M. Hurt, 30, Apple Grove, driving while DUI revoked second offense, arrested by Cpl. Powell. Michael Jordan, 33, Buffalo, driving DUI revoked, arrested by Sgt. Varian. Jeremy Brannon, 36, Point Pleasant, capias, arrested by Cpt. Peterson. Ronald E. Harris, 47, Leon, obstruction of officer, battery on officer, domestic battery, arrested by Deputy Gilley. Bryan A. Jones, 22, Point Pleasant, DUI first offense, arrested by Sgt. Varian.
The following cases were recently heard by Judge David W. Nibert in Mason County Circuit Court according to the court docket filed in the office of Circuit Clerk Bill Withers: Timothy J. Blake, extradition hearing, state of Ohio recalled warrant and case dismissed, defendant released. State v. Anthony Yester, hearing on revocation of home confinement, home confinement was revoked and defendant served two weeks in jail with credit for time served, upon release from jail on Jan. 22, defendant’s home confinement was to be reinstated. State v. Shane A. Meadows, status hearing regarding bond, defendant did not appear, capias warrant issued. State v. Megan Hammack, status hearing regarding bond, defendant posted bond.
The trial of State v. Ronald Blanchard of Point Pleasant which was slated to begin Jan. 22 has been continued to 9:30 a.m., Feb. 12. Blanchard was indicted by the May 2012 grand jury and charged with operate a clandestine drug laboratory, possession of altered pseudoephedrine, conspiracy.
The following death certificates were recently filed in the office of Mason County Clerk Diana Cromley: Ernie M. Stutler, 65, Leon. Anna L. Blake, 88, Letart. Eleanor Cobb, 89, Point Pleasant. David J. Fiorenza, 70, West Columbia. Gladys L. Gerlach, 72, Letart. Robert L. Hunt, 57, Long Bottom, Ohio. Carl Morrison, 76, Point Pleasant. Vernon R. Sims, 61, Point Pleasant. Mary E. Wischer, 83, Point Pleasant. Lucille B. Fowler, 90, Point Pleasant. Sylvia J. Frum, 88, Point Pleasant.
The following property deeds were recently filed in the office of Mason County Clerk Diana Cromley: Charles J. Masek, Alta C. Masek, Ann S. Wood to Timothy R. Roush, Tena M. Roush, Waggener District. Theresa Messer to Larry Long, Brenda Long, Hannan District. Richard W. Cook to Charles W. Watterson, Hannan District. Leslie Facemyer to Brian Prim, Clendenin District. Jack A. Buxton to Joseph A. Taylor, Point Pleasant. Wilson G. Grimes, Jr., Mary M. Grimes to Charles B. Richards, Tara N. Richards, Cooper District. Helen E. Smithson to Helen E. Smithson, Francis J. Smithson, Graham District. Paul Spry, Kathy Spry to C. Steve Dangerfield, Venis Roush, New Haven. Michelle Dye, Joshua Seymour to Matthew D. Cochran, Clendenin District. Dottie L. Casto, Nancy A. Smith to Theresa Burks, Cologne District.