WILLIAMSON – Local law enforcement agencies made five recent arrests throughout the county on various alleged drug charges.
Sgt. E. Sherrill and Sgt. R.G. Messer arrested Donald Marcum, 35, from Kermit on felony charges related to conspiracy and possession with intent to deliver. Marcum allegedly conspired with Reba Marcum to deliver marijuana. Marcum delivered the marijuana to an individual cooperating with members of the U.S. 119 Drug Task Force. The transaction was captured on both audio and video.
Robert Wade Canada, 30, of Delbarton was arrested by Deputy B.T Sipple and Sgt. John Hall of the Williamson Police Department on misdemeanor charges for possession of a controlled substance. The arrest was made after officers found 14 tramadol hydrochloride pills in Canada’s possession.
Bradley Lawson, 22, from Delbarton arrested by Deputy B.T Sipple and Sgt. John Hall of the Williamson Police Department on misdemeanor charges for possession of a controlled substance. The arrest was made after officers found 14 tramadol hydrochloride pills in Lawson’s possession.
Katrina Fillinger, 28, from Dingess was arrested by Cpl. E. Williams and Sgt. A. Farra on misdemeanor charges related to possession of a controlled substance, DUI first offense and driving without an operators permit. On Thursday Nov. 5, officers received a call to be on the lookout for someone passed out in 2001 gold Ford Taurus. According to a criminal complaint, officers attempted to talk to Fillinger several times before dispatching 911 to the scene. EMS officers were able to get Fillinger to respond. Fillinger admitted to have taken several Neurontin, Suboxone, and Adipex. Officers then transferred Fillinger to Williamson Memorial Hospital where she tested positive for several controlled substances. While at the hospital, officers recovered a small baggie from Fillinger believed to be marijuana. Test results revealed that Fillinger appeared to be impaired.
Ryan Perkins, 30, from Meador was arrested on misdemeanor charges by Trooper First Class J.K. Harris of the West Virginia State Police. According to a criminal complaint, Perkins was arrested on charges related to public intoxication and possession of a controlled substance Wednesday, Nov 4 after officers received a ‘be on the look-out’ notification concerning a male driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
All information in this article was obtained by use of criminal complaints. A criminal complaint is merely an accusation and those mentioned should be considered innocent until proven guilty.
(Courtney Pigman is a news reporter for the Williamson Daily News. She can be contacted at [email protected], or at 3604-235-4242, ext. 2279.)