A Logan man has pled guilty to animal cruelty in magistrate’s court.
Johnny Ray Plumley, 36, was charged on September 30 by the Logan Police Department for throwing his girl friend’s cat out a two-story window on Stratton Street.
Plumley was given time served, a $300 fine and must pay $160.25 court costs.
• The West Virginia State Police made a warranted arrest on September 29 in the creek at Cora. According to the criminal complaint, WVSP Trooper J.G. Honaker made a traffic stop in the Cora area when one of the passengers, Lisa Pauline Chippent, 39, jumped into the creek and ran.
A warrant had been issued on Chippent’s arrest in June 2012 following a breaking and entering of an automobile at Baby Doll’s nightclub. According to the 2012 complaint, a silver Garmin GPS worth $200, a Cobra Radar detector valued at $100, a CZP07-9 pistol worth $300 and a black Garmin GPS worth $250 were taken during the theft. Later the same day, during a traffic stop, officers recovered the radar detector along with the black Garmin GPS. The driver advised officers that he had purchased the items from Chippent between 2:30-3 a.m. and had paid her $65 for both items.
Chippent’s bail was set at $3,000.
In other magistrate court news:
• Michael Roger Murphy, 46, was booked on Sept. 27 by the Logan County Sheriff’s Dept. for burglary. His bail was set at $6,000.
• Robin Elaine Reynold, 51, was booked on Sept. 28 by the WVSP for operating an ATV on a centerline road, reckless driving, DUI (1st offense), no insurance, no helmet and a pretrial misdemeanor. Her bail was set at $2,500.
• Valerie Fredericks, 31, was booked on Sept. 28 for obstructing. Her bail was set at $1,500.
• Dakota Derrick McCloud, 18, was booked on Sept. 28 the LCSD for obstructing, DUI (1st offense), underage consumption and failure to maintain control of vehicle. His bail was set at $2,500.
• Matthew Lewis Adams, 38, as booked on Sept. 28 for obstructing. His bail was set at $1,500.
Criminal complaints are public information. Charges listed in an indictment are merely accusations; defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.