By Rachel Dove
WILLIAMSON - Mingo County law enforcement officers, as well as magistrates and other employees of the county’s judicial system, have been kept quite busy over the last week as several defendants were taken into custody.
Ronald Gene Washington, 58, of Williamson, was arrested by Williamson Patrolmen J. Marcum and J. Tincher on a single charge of DUI.
Mary Rayburn Wolford, 44, of Belfry, Ky., was taken into custody by Delbarton Police Chief D.S. Nunley along with Patrolmen J.T. McCown and C.S. Carter, after being charged with first-offense DUI and no proof of insurance.
Violet Collins, 43, of Chattaroy, was charged with first-offense DUI and expired MVI following her arrest by Williamson Patrolmen J. Tincher and J. Marcum.
Joshua L. Dobbs, 30, of Somerset, Ky., was arrested by West Virginia State Police Trooper J.E. Garren and was charged with reckless driving, driving on a suspended license for reasons of DUI, improper registration, no insurance, improper MVI and illegal use of a hand-held communications device.
Billy J. Hatfield, 44, of Gilbert, was placed under arrest by Mingo County sheriff’s Deputy M.J. Mounts on charges of DUI and driving left of center.
Edwin Walls, 37, of Baisden, was arrested on charges of petit larceny by WVSP Trooper First Class D.C. Moore.
Jerry Lee Berry, 53, of Gilbert, was taken into custody by Williamson Patrolmen B. Gibson, J. Tincher and J. Marcum and was charged with public intoxication, obstruction and disorderly conduct.
Tosha Chafins, 31, of Delbarton, was arrested by sheriff’s Sgt. A. Farra on charges of malicious wounding and domestic battery.
Brenton Tyler Collins, 24, of Kermit, was taken into custody by sheriff’s Cpl. J. Endicott and deputies R. Fitch and S. Messer, on domestic assault and battery charges.
Sandra Holbrook, 51, of Ragland, was placed under arrest by Delbarton Police Chief D. Nunley and Patrolmen C. Carter and D. Davis, after being charged with third-offense DUI and obstructing.
William A. Barnard, 43, of Chattaroy, was charged with public intoxication, obstructing an officer and disorderly conduct upon his arrest by Williamson Police Department Sgt. J. Hall Jr. and Patrolmen J. Tincher and J. Marcum.