MILL CREEK, W.Va. — Several arrests were made at or about a Long Fork of Mill creek residence recently.
Around Dec. 6, Deputy Nick Tucker, with the Logan County Sheriff’s Department (LCSD) responded to an address at Lions Paul (sic) Road for an active burglary complaint. While on route to the scene, Tucker reports he was advised by dispatch that the suspects had fled the scene and that the victim had chased after them.
After arriving on scene, the victim reportedly told Tucker he arrived home to find two men wearing black ski masks . The victim reportedly stated one of the suspects had a handgun. He then chased the suspects away from him home. He stated that he later caught up with one of them and that the suspect pulled off his ski mask.
Tucker reports the victim explained they chased the suspects away from the home, and, in the process, one of the suspects allegedly removed their mask.
According to the criminal complaint filed by Tucker, the victim stated that he was able to identify the suspect, “as David Bumgarner.”
Further investigation reportedly revealed the suspects busted through a small window in the back door to gain entry and had attempted to steal a large safe from the victim’s bedroom.
Bumgarner was charged with destruction of property and burglary. His bond was set at $7,500.
The following day, Dec. 7, Tucker, along with other members of the LCSD, executed a search warrant at the above victim’s residence.
Upon entry, an officer reportedly observed Victoria Boehm, 67, attempting to conceal a clear plastic bag containing digital scales, small bags of marijuana, a silver pill container and a marijuana pipe. According to the criminal complaint, situated beside Boehm was “$5,500 in US Currency and another $3,010 in currency on the couch. Setting on the other side of the couch sat Boehm’s daughter, Elichea Berry.”
Berry, 33, was reportedly observed attempting to conceal the $3,760 in U.S. currency along with four prescription pill bottles containing numerous schedule II prescription pills including 136 40mg Oxymorphone, four 10mg Hydrocodone, two 10mg Hydrocodone, 17 7.5mg Hydrocodone, three 7.5mg Hydrocodone, 19 15mg Oxycodone, 10 30mg Oxycodone and three 20mg Oxymorphone.
Berry allegedly had numerous other non-controlled substances in her possession. Boehm reportedly had another pill bottle in her purse containing six 7.5mg Hydrocodone pills and an additional $170 in US Currency.
Boehm was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Her bond was set at $15,000.
Berry was also charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Her bond was set at $15,000.
Criminal complaints are public information. Charges listed in a complaint are merely accusations; defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Madalin Sammons is a reporter for the Civitas Media. Madalin can be reached at [email protected] or by phone at 304-664-8225.