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Rachel Dove-Baldwin


Staff Writer


WILLIAMSON - A total of five hearings were held in Mingo County Circuit Court on Monday, with guilty pleas being entered by all. The Honorable Judge Michael Thornsbury presided over the proceedings.


Terri M. Meadows pleaded guilty to fraudulent scheme as charged in Indictment S12-F88. The defendant is exposed to a sentence of confinement in a state correctional facility for an indefinite term of not less than 1 year nor more than 10 years. In addition, Meadows was required to pay restitution of $35,983.81 pursuant to the plea agreement. Meadows was represented by Attorney Ashley M. Lockwood. West Virginia State Police (WVSP) Senior Trooper C. A. Douglas was the investigating officer.


William Curtis Muncy pleaded guilty to first degree sexual abuse as charged in Indictment S12-F90. He is exposed to a sentence of confinement in a state correctional facility for an indefinite term of not less than 1 year nor more than 5 years. Muncy will also be required to comply with the requirements of the West Virginia Sexual Offender Registration Act (West Virginia Code 15-12-1 et seq.) upon release. The defendant was represented by Attorney Charles Stanford “Butch” West. WVSP Trooper J. D. Matheny was the investigating officer.


Roger Lee Thacker pleaded guilty to attempt (felony destruction of property), a lesser included offense of felony destruction of property, as charged in Indictment S12-F98. Thacker is exposed to a sentence of confinement in a state correctional facility for an indefinite term of not less than 1 year nor more than 3 years. He is also required to pay restitution of $1,800.00 pursuant to the plea agreement. Thacker was represented by Attorney Paul A. Montgomery. Williamson Police Department Patrolman D. Paige was the investigating officer.


Jeremiah Waller pleaded guilty to attempt (fraudulent scheme), a lesser included offense of fraudulent scheme, as charged in Indictment S12-F100. Waller waived the right to a presentence investigation and was sentenced to confinement in a state correctional facility for an indefinite term of not less than 1 year nor more than 3 years. The defendant was also directed to pay restitution of $10,767.00 pursuant to the plea agreement. Waller was represented by Attorney Jonathan “Duke” Jewell. Mingo County Sheriff’s Dept. Sergeant J. Smith was the investigating officer.


Brandon Eric Ward pleaded guilty to attempt (fraudulent scheme), a lesser included offense of fraudulent scheme, as charged in Indictment S12-101. Ward is exposed to a sentence of confinement in a state correctional facility for an indefinite term of not less than 1 year nor more than 3 years. He is also required to pay restitution of $4,000.00, pursuant to the plea agreement. Ward was represented by Attorney Joshua S. Ferrell. Gilbert Police Dept. Asst. Chief N. A. Glanden was the investigating officer.


The State of West Virginia was represented by Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys Teresa D. Maynard, Glen R. Rutledge and Justin J. Marcum, in the respective cases.


Meadows, Muncy, Thacker and Ward will be sentenced on January 7, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. To date, the Mingo County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has achieved 84 felony case convictions in 2012.

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