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Man arrested after assault reported at library

January 10, 2019
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HUNTINGTON — The following information was provided by criminal complaints filed in Cabell County Magistrate Court:

SEXUAL ASSAULT: One person was arrested in connection with an attack on a woman Friday at the Cabell County Public Library.

Eric Shawn Price, 43, was jailed at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with second-degree sexual assault. Bond was $100,000.

According to the criminal complaint, police responded to St. Mary’s Medical Center to meet with a woman who alleged she and the suspect, who was an acquaintance, had eaten at the City Mission together and then went to the library.

The victim alleged the suspect shoved her in the chest, which caused her to fall on her back. She said she asked him why he did this, to which he responded, “This is what whores get.” The suspect then allegedly pulled the victim’s pants off and touched her genitals before raping her. The victim said she verbally told the suspect no.

The victim was able to leave the library once the suspect stopped and called 911 at a nearby location. The report states officers responded to the Cabell

County Public Library and found blood in the bathroom and video screenshots consistent with the victim’s statement.

The complaint states the suspect is homeless.

ARSON: A man was arrested in connection with an incident in which a Cabell County Schools bus was broken into and partially burned.

Kendrick Gamar Brunson, 40, was jailed at 7:50 a.m. Monday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with arson — third degree and breaking and entering an automobile. Bond was set at $20,000.

According to the criminal complaint, a complainant reported someone had broken into a school bus and was refusing to leave. Brunson allegedly had forced entry through the main doors and started a fire inside, which melted and damaged the bus floor.

The suspect told police he broke into the bus and started the fire because he was cold and wanted to get warm.

The following information was provided by police reports from the Huntington Police Department:

T he Huntington Police Department listed 16 new incident reports in the 24-hour period ending at 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to the printout released by the department. However, the individual police reports were not made available, so these are the only known details:

Missing person, runaway, 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, 12th Street and 6th Avenue.

Warrant service/execution, possession of a controlled substance, 5:28 p.m. Wednesday, 1200 block of Charleston Avenue.

Petit larceny, 11:30 p.m. Friday, 5th Street and 11th Avenue.

False pretenses with value of less than $1,000, 9:10 a.m. Monday, 1000 block of 5th Avenue.

Persons prohibited from possessing firearms — misdemeanor, 12:53 p.m. Tuesday, 300 block of West 6th Street.

Destruction of property — felony, 12:12 p.m. Tuesday, 1200 block of 6th Avenue.

Stalking — first offense, destruction of property — misdemeanor, 9:40 a.m. Tuesday, 20th Street and 10 1/2 alley.

Destruction of property — misdemeanor, 1:20 a.m. Saturday, 800 block of 8th Street.

Shoplifting — first and second offense, 9:50 a.m. Tuesday, 700 block of 6th Avenue.

Grand larceny, breaking and entering auto, 1 a.m. Tuesday, 2000 block of 7th Avenue.

Petit larceny, noon Dec. 15, 1900 block of Artisan Avenue.

Grand larceny, noon Dec. 15, 1900 block of Artisan Avenue.

Petit larceny, breaking and entering auto, 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, 100 block of Woodland Drive.

Warrant service/execution, 3:45 a.m. Tuesday, 300 block of 33rd Street, Guyandotte.

Possession of a controlled substance, domestic battery, 3:34 a.m. Tuesday, 500 block of 10th Avenue.

Warrant service/execution, 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, West 7th Avenue and West 3rd Street.

The following information was provided by booking records kept at Western Regional Jail:

Breanna Margaret Dement, 25, was jailed at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities in Cabell County charged her with receiving/transferring stolen property. Bond was set at $55,000.

Adam Cody Wilson, 36, was jailed at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with receiving/transferring stolen property. Bond was set at $30,000.

George Leroy Followay, 33, was jailed at 2:10 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with being a fugitive from justice. Bond was not set.

Karen Lee Hodges, 45, was jailed at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Cabell, Putnam Kanawha and Fayette counties charged her with worthless checks. Kanawha County also charged her with forgery and uttering. Gilmer County also charged her with creating a demand draft exceeding amount authorized, false pretense and uttering. Mercer County charged her with obtaining property in return for worthless checks. Fayette County also charged her with creating a demand draft exceeding amount authorized. Several $200 cash-only bonds were set.

Joshua Dale Bryant, 33, was jailed at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Lincoln County charged him with obstructing, fleeing and a probation violation. Bond was not set.

Joshua Thomas Chaney, 32, was jailed at 4:40 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities in Lincoln County charged him with malicious assault. Bond was not set.

Harold Thomas Workman, 43, was jailed at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Lincoln County charged him with obstructing, improper registration, leaving the scene of an accident, passing in a no-passing zone, fleeing in a vehicle, fleeing on foot, no insurance, driving revoked, driving revoked for DUI, driving suspended, destruction of property, speeding reckless driving and no motor vehicle inspection. He was also jailed on an active warrant. Bond was not set.

Amber Nichole Bonecutter, 31, was jailed at 6 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities in Mason County charged her with nighttime burglary. Bond was not set.

Calvin J. Chamber, 24, was jailed at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Putnam County charged him with malicious wounding, brandishing and domestic battery. Bond was $15,000.

Scott Jeremy Savage, 41, was jailed at 10 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Putnam County jailed him on an active warrant. Bond was not set.

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