Eleven people have been indicted by the Tyler County grand jury on charges in connection with the manufacture of methamphetamine.
The unusual 98-count indictment charges the following people with the felony offense of conspiracy to commit an offense against the state by feloniously and unlawfully committing the felony offense of manufacturing of Schedule 11 controlled substance (methamphetamine) between October 2012 and September 2013 in Middlebourne and New Martinsville:
-- Benjamin W. Davis, 40, of Middlebourne.
-- Jeremy M. Keller, 35, of Third Street, Middlebourne.
-- Ryen M. Archer, 22, of Dodd Street, Middlebourne.
-- Marc A. Baker, 30, of Elk Fork Road, Middlebourne.
-- Christina L. Boor, 44, of Dodd Street, Middlebourne.
-- Shelly R. Davis, aka Shelly R. Keller, 43, of Third Street, Middlebourne.
-- Dakota M. Folger, 18, of Fair Street, Middlebourne.
-- Tracy A. Keller, 46, of Dodd Street, Middlebourne.
-- Brock I. McMahon, 23, of West Main Street, Paden City.
-- Stephen D. Shepherd, 52, of Steele Street, Middlebourne.
-- Shirl N. Baker III, 34, of Temple Circle, Sistersville.
Other grand jury indictments include:
-- Jason Todd Shepherd, 31, formerly of Stealey Street, Middlebourne, received a five-count indictment including retaliation against a witness, allegedly occurring on or about March 5 in Tyler County. He is charged with threatening to cause injury to a person known to the grand jury for participation in an official proceeding in Magistrate Court. Also charged with the several misdemeanor offenses of delivery of a controlled substance,
-- Charles A. Carse, 20, Rt, 1 Box 573, Middlebourne, received a 14-count indictment charging him with seven counts each of felony forgery and felony uttering.
They are to have occurred on Jan. 13, 21, and 24.
-- Clifford Jackson Jr., 53, of W.Va. 2, Sistersville, received a three-count felony indictment charging him with count one, delivery of a controlled substance, hydrocodone/acetaminophen (vicodin), a schedule III controlled substance, on March 23; count two, delivery of a controlled substance (vicodin) on April 8; and count three, delivery of a controlled substance (vicodin) on April 10.
-- Steven R. Dulaney, 53, of Petroleum Road, Petroleum, W.Va., was indicted on the felony of third offense driving under influence of alcohol. The incident is alleged to have occurred on or about April 13. He was previously convicted of DUI in the Magistrate Court of Wirt County on May 27, 2010, and in the Medina (Ohio) Municipal Court on Aug. 8, 2005.
-- Richard D. Hooks, 40, of Rippentuck Road, Friendly, was indicted on the felony of third offense driving under influence of alcohol. The incident is alleged to have occurred on or about Nov. 22, 2013. He was previously convicted of DUI in the Circuit Court of Pinellas, Fla., on May 13, 2004, and in Tyler County Magistrate Court on May 26, 2011.