A trip to Logan Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Room on May 24 left one man with a petit larceny charge.
Jeremy Ryan Adams, 25, of Chapmanville, was arrested and charged for Petit Larceny and Simple Possession of a Controlled Substance following by W.Va. State Troopers B.D. Cobb and M.C. Sutherland.
According to the criminal complaint, LRMC security officers “stated the defendant placed miscellaneous items into a bag and left the hospital.” Adams was detained by the officers until law enforcement arrived.
“The items included several rolls of tape, a sheet, several band aids, two packages of wash cloths and several plastic bags,” read the criminal complaint. The items reportedly had a “total value of approximately $50.” Officers also allegedly found “five Valium in a pill container in the defendant’s pocket.” The defendant reportedly “had no prescription for the pills.”
A Lyburn woman was charged with child abuse following an altercation at Niebert.
W.Va. State Troopers B.A. Lowe and J.E. Garden responded to a domestic dispute on May 20 where they spoke with one of the victims Connie Baisden. Baisden alleged that Tiffany Morgan Baisden, 32, of Lyburn struck her several times in the face and arm. Officers stated that they did observe bruising on the arms and cuts on the face.
The criminal complaint also alleges that Baisden struck “the defendant’s 14-year-old daughter, the other victim in this incident, in the face and attempted to choke the victim with the victim’s necklace.” Officers state that the victim had bruising and redness on the victims face and neck.
A criminal history on Baisden found that she had two previous convictions for Domestic Battery on March 10, 2011 and February, 19, 2009.
Baisden was charged with Domestic Battery 3rd and 4th, Child Abuse Creating a Substantial Risk of Bodily Injury or Death, Assault on an Officer, Battery on an Officer an Obstructing an Officer. She was arraigned before Magistrate Dwight Williamson who set bail at $10,000.