Grand Jury Returns 11 True Bills
The Tyler County grand jury returned 11 true bills to six defendants during the Feb. 13 session:
Anthony Carl Dibell, 46, of 213 Charles Street, Sistersville, is charged with child abuse resulting in bodily injury, allegedly occurring Nov. 18, 2016.
Bruce Allen Evou, Jr, 29, of 490001 North Market Ext, Saint Clairsville, Ohio, is charged with possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver — marijuana, a Schedule I controlled substance, allegedly occurring Aug. 9, 2017.
Joshua D. Berryman, 39, of Florence Street, Sistersville, was handed down a three-count indictment stemming from an incident allegedly occurring on Jan. 3. The first count charges Berryman with the felony offense of attempted malicious assault. Berryman is accused of attempting to cause bodily injury to a law enforcement officer. Counts two and three of the indictment are misdemeanor offenses charging Berryman with obstructing an officer and fleeing from a police officer. He allegedly hindered Lauer of acting in his official capacity, as well as intentionally fleeing on foot while Lauer was attempting to arrest Berryman.
Michael A. Haught, 45, of P.O. Box 294, Friendly, was handed down a two-count indictment charging him with the felony offense of wanton endangerment involving a firearm and a misdemeanor offense of assault. According to the indictment, Haught allegedly performed an act with a firearm which created a substantial risk of death or serious bodily injury to another. Additionally, Haught allegedly committed an act that placed another individual in reasonable apprehension of immediately receiving a violent injury. Both offenses allegedly occurred on or about Feb.1.
Mika Shane Morris, 26, of P.O. Box 44, Middlebourne, was handed down a two-count indictment charging him with nighttime burglary and robbery in the first degree, allegedly occurring Oct. 11, 2017. According to the indictment, Morris allegedly entered a house in the nighttime, used and occupied by another individual, and attempted to steal money from the individual by using the threat of deadly force, presenting a BB gun.
Patrick E. Cooper, 32, of 54 Cherry Street, Sistersville, is charged with daytime burglary and possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor offense. On or about July 26, 2017, Copper allegedly entered a house in the daytime, used and occupied by another individual, with intent to commit a crime therein. Cooper is also accused of possessing less than 15 grams of marijuana, a Schedule I controlled substance, allegedly occurring July 27, 2017.