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Candace Hope Ferrell, 28, of Horsepen, was arrested by the West Virginia State Police on August 21 for two charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

On August 21, TFC P.A. Jones was traveling Whitman Creek Road when he allegedly observed Ferrell sitting church steps at the mouth of a hollow. Jones claims he saw Ferrell place something down her pants and therefore made contact with her.

Upon her standing up, a bag containing seven Hydrocodone pills, eight Methodone pills, one Xanax pill and one Suboxone sublingual package allegedly fell out of her pants leg. Ferrell gave Jones consent to look through her purse where he allegedly found one $50 bill, seven $20 bills and a piece of paper containing various names and amounts owed on it.

Jones also said he located one crack “stem” with residue inside.

Ferrell’s bail is set for $10,000.

  • Dustin Perry, 23, of Chapmanville, was arrested by the WVSP on August 21 for conspiracy, fraudulent scheme, obtaining money/property/services by false pretenses and 15 counts of uttering he allegedly committed between June 5 and July 5.

Sergeant L.J. McClung received a complaint from the victim who advised that she had more than 30 checks stolen from her home. She advised that the checks had been cashed at various placed in Logan and Lincoln counties.

During his investigation, McClung discovered that approximately 20 of those checks were forged and uttered in Logan County.

McClung took a statement from Perry, the victim’s grandson, who allegedly claimed that he and his girlfriend at the time wrote and uttered the checks. The majority of the checks were cashed at LB&T Bank in Chapmanville.

The checks illustrate they were endorsed by Perry or his girlfriend. Perry also stated that he cashed many of them while he was employed as a cashier at the Chapmanville Little General/Exxon on Airport Road.

The total amount obtained was reportedly well over $1,000. The victim confirmed that the signature on the bottom of each check was not her signature and neither had permission from her to write or cash the checks.

Perry was previously arrested on August 13 for burglary and conspiracy. His bail was set for $15,000 for those charges. His current bail is set for $50,000.

  • Patrick Few, 57, of Accoville, was arrested by the Logan County Sheriff Department on August 27 for driving an ATV on a lined highway, failure to yield and DUI.

On August 27, Deputies Booth and Brumfield were on patrol in the Kistler area when a green ATV allegedly pull out in front of their cruiser causing them to have to lock their brakes to keep from hitting the ATV.

The deputies turned around and made a traffic stop on the ATV.

Upon speaking with the driver, Few, the deputies claim he had an odor of alcohol coming from him. Few was given three standard field sobriety tests. He allegedly failed all three.

Upon being transported back to the station, Few initially refused the intoximeter and again after the 20 minute wait. His driver’s history was checked through the DMV. The officers found that Few has two previous convictions for DUI: June 2004 and July 2014. Few also had a conviction for driving suspended revoked for DUI in May 2014.

Few’s bail is set for $7,500.


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