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Man arraigned for felonious assault

A Fort Gay, W.Va., resident who allegedly broke into a Chesapeake home and assaulted the homeowner was arraigned Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court.

Teddy F. Mulkey, 31, of Route 1, Fort Gay, W.Va., was arraigned on one count each of aggravated burglary, felonious assault and tampering with evidence. Mulkey is one of three men accused of breaking into a home in Chesapeake back in July.

According to the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, Mulkey, and two others, Elmer Mills, 36, of Louisa, Ky. and Claude Allen Mills, 36, of Louisa, Ky., allegedly assaulted the homeowner, who reportedly came back to the house to find them in the home.

According to a report filed by the sheriff’s office, the homeowner told a detective that the men tied him up and beat him with firearms. Following a police chase, Mulkey and Elmer Mills were arrested in Huntington, W.Va. Claude Allen Mills was arrested by federal marshals in early August.

Mulkey pleaded not guilty through his attorney, Luke Styler. Cooper set bond at $200,000 cash or surety and set an Oct. 5 pretrial.

Stephen R. Wilson, who allegedly threatened to blow up a medical clinic, was also arraigned.

Wilson, 59, of 44 Private Drive 1861, County Road 1, South Point, was indicted on one count of making terroristic threats.

Wilson was arrested after he allegedly called the King’s Daughters Medical Center Family Care Center in Burlington and said he would blow it up after a staff member told him he had to make an appointment before he could see a doctor.

Wilson pleaded not guilty through his attorney, Mike Davenport. Cooper set bond at $35,000 cash or surety and ordered a pretrial for Oct. 5, where Cooper said he may consider a bond revision.

Wilson faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine if convicted.

Other arraignments:

Timothy E. Willis, 42, of 45 Township Road 248 West, Kitts Hill, was arraigned on one count of aggravated possession of drugs and one count of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

Willis pleaded not guilty through is attorney, Mike Gleichauf. Cooper set bond a $50,000 own recognizance (OR) bond and in-home GPS monitoring. A pretrial was set for Oct. 12.

Joseph Inscoe, 31, of 80 County Road 408, Proctorville, was arraigned on one count each of theft and receiving stolen property.

Inscoe pleaded not guilty through his attorney, David Reid Dillon. Cooper set bond at $15,000 cash or surety or $30,000 property. Pretrial was set for Oct. 5.

Jerry D. Berry, 42, of 266 County Road 54, Kitts Hill, pleaded not guilty, through his attorney, Warren Morford, on a bill of information to one count of driving while under the influence of alcohol. Cooper set bond at $20,000 and pretrial was set for Oct. 12.