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HARRISVILLE, W.Va. — Pretrial hearings were conducted in Ritchie County Circuit Court July 6.

The following cases remain set for trial this term, with jury selection scheduled for 9 a.m. on July 26.

Matthew Bunner, possession with intent to deliver

Matthew Bunner, 35, Munday, was charged in August 2018 with two counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

The defendant was represented by Attorney Dreama Sinkkanen.

Bunner’s bail was enlarged.

William Campbell, 3rd degree sexual assault and sexual abuse

William R. Campbell III, 50, Pennsboro, was charged with sexual assault in the third degree (12 counts) and sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, or person in a position of trust (three counts).

Incidences allegedly occurred between 2005 and 2009.

Bail was enlarged for the defendant.

He was represented by Attorney John Scott.

Amber Deem, child neglect

Amber L. Deem, 34, Harrisville, was charged in 2017, along with Harlan R. Wyers, with two counts of child neglect creating risk of injury.

Attorney John Scott filled in for Keith White.

Deem’s bail was enlarged.

Michel Hammett, wanton endangerment

Michael D. Hammett, 36, Pennsboro, was charged with two counts of wanton endangerment involving a firearm in May 2020.

The defendant was represented by Attorney Joe Munoz.

Hammett was remanded.

Asonte James, multiple charges

•Asonte C. James, 21, Freeport, Illinois, was charged, along with Clarissa M. Mosley, in 2020 with counterfeiting (two counts), conspiracy to commit counterfeiting (two counts), possession of counterfeit with intent to utter and conspiracy to commit possession of counterfeit.

Attorney Joe Munoz told the court the two sides had been unable to reach a plea agreement.

The defendant was remanded.

Paul Minor, person prohibited from possessing a firearm

Paul F. Minor, 64, St. Marys, was charged in 2020 with being a person prohibited from possessing firearms.

Minor was represented by Attorney Dreama Sinkkanen.

His bail was enlarged.

Clarissa Mosley, multiple charges

•Clarissa M. Mosley, 24, Chicago, Illinois, was charged, along with Asonte C. James, with counterfeiting (two counts), conspiracy to commit counterfeiting (two counts), possession of counterfeit with intent to utter and conspiracy to commit possession of counterfeit.

Attorney Judith McCullough was unable to reach an agreement with the State, so Mosley is set for trial this term of court.

The defendant was remanded.

Samantha Rollins, multiple charges

Samantha E. Rollins, 28, Harrisville, was charged in 2019, along with Kelly D. Gregg, with two counts each of forgery, conspiracy to commit forgery, uttering, conspiracy to commit uttering, and one count of obtaining money under false pretenses.

According to Attorney Joe Munoz, there was no plea agreement reached in the case.

Rollins’ bail was enlarged.

Harlan Wyers, child neglect

Harlan R. Wyers, 38, Harrisville, was charged, along with Amber L. Deem, with two counts of child neglect creating risk of injury.

This was in connection with an incident in October 2017.

Wyers was represented by Attorney John Scott.

His bail was enlarged.

Plea hearings scheduled

The following individuals have reached agreements with the State, and have scheduled hearings to enter pleas in their cases.

Ashley Harris, possession with intent to deliver

Ashley D. Harris, 30, Clarksburg, was charged, along with Robert L. Carroll, with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and possession of a controlled substance in June 2020.

Attorney Dreama Sinkkanen told the court that Harris has accepted a deal.

A plea hearing is set for July 16 at 4 p.m.

The defendant was remanded.

Daniel Hickman, multiple charges

Daniel B. Hickman, 41, Pennsboro, was charged in 2020 with breaking and entering, grand larceny, driving suspended (first offense) and possession of a controlled substance.

A plea hearing is scheduled for July 16 at 4:30 p.m.

Hickman was represented by Attorney Dreama Sinkkanen.

Hickman was remanded.

David Messinger, multiple charges 

David M. Messinger, 31, Berea, was charged in 2020, along with Jessica L. Walton, with delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, conspiracy to commit delivery of a controlled substance (three counts), delivery of a controlled substance (two counts) and child neglect creating risk of injury.

A plea hearing is set in the case for July 20 at 11 a.m.

Attorney Garrett Villers asked for bond to be reduced for his client.

Prosecutor Sam Rogers objected, saying he felt bond was more than reasonable, considering the defendant’s criminal history, and the multiple charges in the present case.

Judge Tim Sweeney will take the matter under advisement, saying he wanted to study Messinger’s history more closely.

The defendant was remanded.

Jason Oliver, possession with intent to deliver

Jason E. Oliver, 41, Cairo, was charged in January 2021 with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

A plea hearing will be held July 16.

Attorney Dreama Sinkkanen represented the defendant.

Oliver was remanded.

Steven Runnion, multiple charges

Steven R. Runnion, 52, Parkersburg, was charged in 2020 with driving revoked for DUI (third offense) and being a person prohibited from possessing firearms.

Attorney Judith McCullough believed a plea agreement could be reached, and asked the court to schedule a hearing.

That is set for July 20.

She then asked the court to readmit her client to bond.

“I don’t think that would be proper," Rogers stated. "He fled the courthouse after a positive drug screen.”

Sweeney denied the motion, saying, “I have no reason to think he will miraculously do better.”

The defendant was remanded.

Cases continued

Several cases were continued until the next term of court, which begins in October.

Scheduling hearings will be held October 5 at 1 p.m.

Cary Byrd, child neglect

Cary L. Byrd, 31, Cairo, was charged in March 2021 with child neglect creating risk of injury.

Attorney Jordan West, filling in for Ira Richardson, said they had not been able to reach a plea agreement, and asked to continue.

Byrd was remanded.

Steven Hand, multiple charges

Steven A. Hand, 35, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, was charged with fleeing from an officer in a vehicle with reckless indifference, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver (two counts) and conspiracy to commit possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

He was charged along with Misty D. Cottrill-Yohn in May 2021.

The defendant was remanded.

Mark Miracle, domestic battery

Mark A. Miracle, 44, Pennsboro, was charged with domestic battery.

Attorney John Scott indicated he is still hoping for a plea agreement to be reached in the case, but asked that it be continued to give him more time.

The motion was granted, and the defendant was remanded.

Lisa Robinson, burglary and petit larceny

Lisa D. Robinson, 50, Harrisville, was charged in October 2020, with two counts each of burglary and petit larceny.

Attorney Jordan West, in place of Ira Richardson, asked that the case be continued until the next term of court.

Robinson’s bail was enlarged.

Jessica Walton, multiple charges

Jessica L. Walton, 31, Berea, was charged in 2020, along with David M. Messinger, with delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, conspiracy to commit delivery of a controlled substance (three counts), delivery of a controlled substance (two counts) and child neglect creating risk of injury.

Walton was represented by Attorney Judith McCullough.

The defendant was remanded.