Woman receives probation for stealing from elderly

Published 10:19 am Monday, May 3, 2010

Theft and drugs were among the crimes disposed of last week in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court.

Jeremy R. Midkiff, 28, of 141 Daisy Drive, Proctorville, admitted he violated his probation be failing to pay his court costs and being arrested on drug charges in West Virginia.

He was also detained on a malicious wounding charge. He was on probation after pleading guilty to a couple of burglaries, Assistant Lawrence County Prosecutor Mack Anderson said.

Judge D. Scott Bowling sentenced Midkiff to the balance of the amount of prison time reserved when he was placed on probation, roughly 4 to 6 months.

Christopher Frazier, 29, of Genoa, W.Va., pleaded guilty on a bill of information to aggravated possession of drugs.

Bowling sentenced him to four years community control sanctions under intensive supervised probation (CCS/ISP), fined him $1,250 and suspended his driver’s license for six months.

Angela Jewell, 39, of Huntington, W.Va., pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal non-support.

Bowling sentenced her to four years CCS/ISP and ordered her to make payments toward her $15,000 arrearage in addition to her regular child support payments.

Reva Whaley, 37, of 7196 State Route 243, South Point, pleaded guilty to one count of theft from the elderly. Bowling ordered her to serve four years CCS/ISP and pay $4,760 in restitution.