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An Accoville man was charged with burglary after he entered his grandmother’s home and stole her prescription medication late on Aug. 2 and early on Aug. 3, he was also charged with attempting to enter several apartments at Crites by using an axe.


According to the criminal complaints, Logan 911 advised the West Virginia State Police that a Jeremy Adkins, 27, was pounding on the front door of his grandmother’s house and threatening to kick the door in. When arriving at the residence, the victim informed the Trooper that Adkins had left the residence after she told him she was calling the police. Troopers were informed that Adkins had entered the house by cutting through the screen of an unlocked window. The grandmother reported to the officer that she had feared for her safety and had locked herself in her bedroom. Adkins reportedly spent 10 to 15 minutes in the house. The victim said several prescription medications taken from her purse was all that was missing in the house.


Approximately four hours later, WVSP was notified by Logan 911 that there was an active burglary at Crites.


When officers arrived, they found the suspect to be Adkins and placed him under arrest.


Adkins was accused by the first victim of wedging an axe in her sliding door. Two other victims reported that they had both seen and attempted to stop Adkins from entering their apartment. A witness reported that she had seen Adkins attempt to enter the apartment with her axe that had been placed in a garage. The witness advised that Adkins had entered her garage without her permission to obtain the axe. She also advised that she had witnessed Adkins attempt to enter another apartment.


Adkins was arrested and the axe was recovered.


Adkins was charged with burglary, breaking and entering and two attempts of attempt to commit burglary. His bail was set at $50,000.


In other Magistrate Court news:


• Charles Edward Jordan, 35 of Monaville, was booked on July 19 by the West Virginia State Police for domestic battery, domestic assault, battery and assault. His bail was set for $3,000.


• Brian Eugene Jones, 34, was booked on July 23 by the WVSP for obstructing and fleeing on foot. His bail was set at $2,500.


• Diana Michelle Hairston, 45, was booked on July 25 by the Logan Police Department for shoplifting 1st offense and obstructing. Her bail was set at $1,000.


• Robert Alan Sebolt, 53, was booked on July 25 by the WVSP for receiving/transferring stolen property. His bail was set at $2,500.


• Kenneth Ray Shepherd, 47, was booked on July 26 by the WVSP for domestic battery and domestic assault. His bail was set at $3,500.


• Teddy Joe Hoosier, 52, was booked on July 27 by the WVSP for domestic assault, domestic battery, trespassing and public intoxication. His bail was set at $3,500.


• Buck Herbert Mullins, 49, was booked on July 27 by the WVSP for domestic assault and domestic battery. His bail was set at $2,500.


• Gregory Alan Hairston, 25, was booked on July 28 by the WVSP for possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. His bail was set at $25,000.


• William Sherman Baisden, 43, was booked on July 29 by the WVSP for petit larceny. His bail was set at $1,500.


• Pamela Sue Gillman, 45, was booked on July 29 by the WVSP for driver’s license revoked for dui 2nd offense and no seat belt. Her bail was set at $2,500.


• Danny Earl Kelly, 62, was booked on July 30 by the WVSP for DUI, no insurance, left of center, no seat belt and failure to signal. His bail was set at $2,500.


Tyler Chad Evans, 18, was booked on July 30 by the Logan County Sheriff’s Deputies for DUI of a controlled substance, left of center and registration violation. His bail was set at $2,500.


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Criminal complaints are public information. Charges listed in a complaint are merely accusations; defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.


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