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Barboursville police roundup

December 18, 2018

BARBOURSVILLE - The following information was provided by police reports filed at the Barboursville Police Department:

EMBEZZLEMENT: One person is accused of embezzling more than $4,000 worth of merchandise from Macy’s in November.

Adriana Dyana Monge, 21, is accused of passing merchandise to individuals without charging them while she worked a cash register. Macy’s loss prevention official alleges Monge would bag the merchandise without scanning it.

The missing merchandise is estimated to be worth $4,091. The incidents allegedly occurred between Nov. 11 and Nov. 25.

POSSESSION WITH INTENT: A Huntington woman is accused of possession with intent to deliver narcotics after police conducted a traffic stop around 10:30 p.m. Dec. 10 in the 5600 block of Route 60.

Kierston McIntyre, 25, is accused of being in possession of three separate bags of suspected crystal methamphetamine totaling 26.4 grams, which is estimated to be worth $875. She was also allegedly in possession of two digital scales, 0.7 grams of synthetic marijuana and baggies.

The vehicle was originally pulled over by police for improper registration. Another passenger in the vehicle was served an outstanding warrant for domestic battery. The driver and another passenger were released from the scene.

GRAND LARCENY: One person is accused of stealing an EMS worker’s cell phone while being transported to the hospital around 7:30 a.m. Dec. 9.

According to the police report, an EMS squad was transporting two individuals complaining of chest pains to St. Mary’s hospital when the patients began to act paranoid. The individuals attempted to exit the vehicle through the backdoor but failed, then exited through the front door while the vehicle was on East Mall Road. The call was then cleared and the squad continued toward Huntington.

One of the workers noticed his personal cell phone was missing shortly after the incident, then pinged it with Find My iPhone, which showed the phone was located near the McDonald’s on mall road.

Officers made contact with both individuals from the ambulance ride at the McDonalds, and they both denied having anything to do with the missing cell phone. The phone was located in the men’s restroom with a medical card with the name of one of the people who escaped the ambulance, Matthew Ray Lovins.

Lovins was placed under arrest and charged with grand larceny. He was housed at Western Regional Jail.

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