Man accused in drug ring indicted
HUNTINGTON — A man accused of engaging in an organized criminal enterprise to distribute cocaine in Cabell County was among those indicted by a Cabell County grand jury this month.
Edward “Eddie” McClure, also known as Fast Eddie, Steven “Stevie” Washington or Steven Parker, was indicted on charges of conspiracy, engaging in an organized criminal enterprise, delivery of a controlled substance (crack cocaine) and felon in possession of a firearm.
The indictment alleges from 2013 to 2015, McClure conspired with other individuals, some of whom are listed in the indictment, to deliver crack cocaine in Cabell County. It also alleges he delivered cocaine to a confidential informant in March 2015.
A man accused of crashing a stolen vehicle and causing $6,000 worth of damage was also indicted this month.
Brett Allen Dement, 29, was indicted on charges of grand larceny, fleeing in a vehicle with reckless indifference, fleeing from an officer while driving under the influence, fleeing in a vehicle causing property damage and obstructing an officer.
According to a criminal complaint, Dement was walking through Flats on 4th, at 1415 4th Ave. in Huntington, when he allegedly stole a blue Honda Civic that was sitting in the lot with keys in the ignition. Dement later allegedly crashed the vehicle during a police chase.
The police chase started after Dement allegedly ignored visual and audible signs for him to stop. While fleeing, he allegedly drove through the yard between the post office and nursing home, in the 1200 block of Veterans Memorial Boulevard, where he almost struck several vehicles and pedestrians.
The chase came to a stop after he allegedly crashed into two large fences, which belonged to the Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District, and several sets of rail car wheels.
According to the criminal complaint, while being questioned by police, Dement said he had drug dependency issues and had used drugs earlier in the day. He first used heroin, but then used meth to overcome overdose symptoms. Officers alleged he appeared to have constricted pupils and lethargic speech, with delayed responses. He was treated with naloxone at the time, to which he had a positive response.
Also indicted this month were three men on charges alleging they worked together to fraudulently use someone else’s debit card to the tune of $809.68.
Henry L. Milam, Jason Bowie Ralbusky and Brandon James West are all charged with conspiracy. Milam is charged with four counts of fraudulent use of an access device; Ralbusky 10 counts of fraudulent use of an access device; and West one count of fraudulent use of an access device.
The indictment alleges from July 13 through July 15, the three men used the debit card of another man at several gas stations and stores in Huntington.
Others indicted in November include:
• KC Frances Troglin: persons prohibited from possessing a firearm and possession of a controlled substance – Suboxone.
• Todd Allen Spencer: embezzlement.
• Kasey Lynn Blevins: receiving stolen automobile.
• Carla Jo Vizcarra: burglary, destruction of property and possession of a controlled substance – marijuana.
• Lorie Renee Hughes: three counts of obtaining a controlled substance by fraudulent misrepresentations – Norco.
• Joshua Brent Ross: two counts of third offense shoplifting.
• Tina Marie Falcone: burglary, petit larceny and conspiracy.
• Jeremy Michael Gray: entry of a building other than a dwelling, petit larceny and grand larceny.
• Justin Tyler Burd: two counts of grand larceny, transferring stolen property, forgery and uttering.
• James Dustin Liles: persons prohibited from possessing a firearm.