Tiffany Morgan Baisden, 34 of Lyburn, was arrested by the West Virginia State Police on July 22 for multiple charges including escape, domestic assault, domestic battery and obstructing/resisting an officer.
On July 22, Senior Trooper R.L. Glaspell responded to a domestic disturbance in the community of Neibert. Glaspell spoke to the victim who advised the officer that he and Baisden, his ex-wife, got into an argument. The victim claimed that Baisden bit him in the arm during the argument.
Glaspell reported that he did see what appeared to be a bite mark on the victim’s arm.
After Glaspell located Baisden and arrested her, she allegedly escaped out of the officer’s cruiser and slipped the handcuffs.
Baisden’s bail is set for $3,500.
- Jason K. Ball, 35, and Richard Hendricks, 42, both of Gilbert, were arrested by the Logan County Sheriff’s Department on July 28 for multiple charges including nighttime burglary, accessory after the fact and grand larceny.
On July 28, Cpl. N.M. Booth was dispatched to a burglary complaint near Bruno. Upon arrival, Booth spoke to the victim who said she had come home and noticed her back door had been pried open.
Booth reports that he cleared the house and had the victim come in and assess what was missing. She reported that approximately $5,000 of items were missing including two televisions, two cameras, a PlayStation, multiple games/DVDs and jewelry.
A neighbor reportedly witnessed a silver Jeep backing out of the victim’s driveway just prior to her returning home. Booth left the house in search of the vehicle. He found the jeep, along with the stolen items from the victim’s home laying on the tailgate of a pickup truck, at the home Willy Ellis up Mallory Hollow.
Booth spoke to Ellis who claimed that just prior to the officer’s arrival Ball, who he did not know, and Hendricks brought the items to him trying to sell them. Ellis stated that he had purchased a television and a PlayStation 3 from the guys.
Hendricks allegedly made a comment to Booth, along with Deputies Sheppard and Tucker, that Ball had picked him up and asked him if he knew where he could get rid of the items.
Ball’s bail is set for $25,000, and Hendricks’ bail is set for $15,000.
- Ashley Booth, 30 of Lyburn, was arrested by the WVSP on July 11 for three charges of faudulent use of an access device.
On July 11, Senior Trooper Honaker was advised by the victim that he had money missing out of his bank a account. Through further investigation, Honaker found that Booth, the victim’s ex-girlfriend, had removed money from the victim’s bank account on three separate occasions.
Honaker was able to obtain a written statement from Booth admitting to the offenses.
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