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Kyle Lovern/WDN Photo Arraignments were being held in Mingo County Circuit Court on Monday morning. Many of those arrested in the drug roundup on Friday were in court to plead before Judge Miki Thompson.


WILLIAMSON – Local law enforcement agencies have made a number of recent arrests on a variety of charges throughout Mingo County.

Larry Waller, 44 from Williamson, was arrested on felony charges for delivering marijuana. According to a criminal complaint, Waller delivered marijuana to a cooperating individual working with members of the US 119 Drug Task force. The transaction was captured via audio and video recording.

Shayne Anthony Fields, 25 from Williamson, was arrested on misdemeanor charges for simple possession. According to a criminal complaint, the arrest was made by an officer executing an arrest warrant at the residence of Frankie Fields. While at the residence, the officer made contact with Shayne Fields and conducted a Terry Frisk for officer safety. During the frisk, the officer located a white container with a leafy green substance believed to be synthetic marijuana.

Michael Hall and Mark Hall were arrested on misdemeanor charges. Michael Hall, 42 from Delbarton, was arrested for not wearing a seatbelt and for permitting an unlicensed driver to operate a vehicle registered to him. Mark Hall was arrested on the misdemeanor charge for driving on a revoked license for a previous DUI.

Danial Lee Mounts, 33 from Delbarton, was arrested on various misdemeanor charges. According to a criminal complaint, Mounts was arrested on charges related to failure to signal, no operators permit, having improper registration, having no proof of insurance, driving on a revoked license for a previous DUI and driving while license has been revoked for anything other than DUI.

Christopher Chafin, 35 from Matewan, was arrested on misdemeanor charges for domestic battery.

Joe Byrd, 43 from Chattaroy, was arrested on misdemeanor charges related to two counts of domestic battery, four counts of domestic assault and destruction of property.

Trenise Penelope McCoy, 55 from Delbarton, was arrested on misdemeanor charges related to driving on a revoked license for a previous DUI and providing false information to officers. A criminal complaint states that McCoy’s license has been revoked for two prior DUI’s.

Information in this article was obtained by use of criminal complaints which are public record. A criminal complaint is merely an accusation and those named should be considered innocent until proven guilty.

Kyle Lovern/WDN Photo Arraignments were being held in Mingo County Circuit Court on Monday morning. Many of those arrested in the drug roundup on Friday were in court to plead before Judge Miki Thompson.
http://williamsondailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_arraignment-21a.jpgKyle Lovern/WDN Photo Arraignments were being held in Mingo County Circuit Court on Monday morning. Many of those arrested in the drug roundup on Friday were in court to plead before Judge Miki Thompson.
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