In one incident, officers made a drug related arrest following a call about a man cutting another man with a knife.
Dwayne Compton, 47, of Stollings, was arrested in Logan County by Logan County Sheriff's Deputies J.H. Brown, J.N. Sheppard, M.B. Carter and T.R. Brumfield for domestic battery and possession on Feb. 10.
Compton was booked at the Southwestern Regional Jail at Holden at 11:35 p.m.
According to arrest reports, the officers had received a call about a man with a knife and rushed to a residence in Stollings.
The victim allegedly told police that Compton had gotten a knife from the kitchen and swung it at him during an argument and cut him on the hand, the report stated.
"The deputies went into the defendant's bedroom to talk to him and found a plate with white residue and a straw laying on it. The white residue was believed to be loratabs and xanax,” the police report stated.
In other, unrelated arrest reports:
• Shawn Carter, 38, of Yolyn, was arrested in Logan County by West Virginia State Police Trooper R.L. Frye on a warrant for two counts of grand larceny on March 14. He was booked at the regional jail at 4:21 p.m. According to police reports, on Aug. 24, 2010, the officer received a complaint from the victim who said Carter stole several firearms from him.
The officer found many of the weapons in a local pawn shop and the pawn ticket did depict that the items were pawned by Carter, the police report said.
The stolen firearms were valued in excess of $1,000.
• Michelle Faye Ellis, 40 of Delbarton, was arrested by Logan County Deputy Sheriff J.L. Mathis on a warrant for transferring stolen goods and fraudulent schemes on Feb. 3.
She was reportedly released on bond.
According to police reports, on Jan. 19 and 23, the victim had hired Ellis to be a caretaker and noticed that he had four American Express $100 gift cards missing.
"The victim notified this deputy and upon conducting an investigation, this deputy obtained video footage from closed circuit television cameras at Walmart of (Ellis) using the credit cards," the report states.
"On Jan. 19 at 5:25 p.m., the defendant used one of the credit cards and made a purchase of $66.71 signing her name M. Ellis. On Jan. 23, at 2:45 p.m., the defendant made a purchase at the Logan Lowe's Home Improvement Center for the amount of $29.31. On Jan. 23, the defendant again used the credit card and made a $1 transaction at the Logan Walmart. On Jan. 23 at 3 p.m., the defendant used a separate credit card to make a $100 dollar purchase. The defendant did make all purchases in Logan and all signatures were videotaped and photographed and all aforementioned acts did occur in Logan County,” the police report stated.
• Brandi Nicole Williams, 28, of Chapmanville, was arrested in Logan County by West Virginia State Police Trooper C. D. Kuhn for 17 counts of credit card fraud, identity theft and conspiracy charges on Feb. 10.
She was booked at the regional jail at 6 p.m.
• Joshua Farley, 29, of Chapmanville, was arrested in Logan County by Tpr. Kuhn for 17 counts of credit card fraud, identity theft and conspiracy charges on Feb. 10.
He was booked at the regional jail at 5:25 p.m.
According to reports, on Dec. 15, 2010, the trooper received information from the victim in reference to her credit/bank card being stolen in Boone County. The trooper was told that the card was used without her permission 17 times between the dates of Nov. 16, 2010 and Nov. 22, 2010 in Logan County, the report also states.
“Brandi Williams and her boyfriend, Joshua Farley, purchased $2,979.83 while in possession of the credit/bank card without the consent of the owner," the report states. "The accused was further observed on video surveillance in Walmart and Quick Stop at (the) FountainPlace Mall when making these transactions. Upon reviewing the video surveillance, the accused was observed on the video surveillance representing herself to be the victim on at least four occasions during the purchases."