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Man accused of threatening woman, police

September 28, 2018

ONA — An Ona man was jailed Monday after allegedly threatening the lives of several sheriff’s deputies trying to intervene in a reported domestic disturbance involving a firearm.

Wade Wellington Wiseman, 42, of Ona, was jailed at 5:20 a.m. Monday. The Cabell County Sheriff’s Department charged him with wanton endangerment, being a prohibited person possessing a firearm, domestic battery, obstructing an officer and domestic assault.

He was also charged with five counts each of threats of terroristic acts and intimidation of and retaliation against public officers.

His bond is $75,000 cash-only.

According to a criminal complaint filed by Cabell Coun ty Sheriff’s deputies in Cabell County Magistrate Court, police were called to a home in the 3300 block of Howells Mill Road on Monday for a call of domestic battery.

A standoff ensued and the defendant allegedly made threats of a violent and terroristic nature by threatening to use a firearm against several sheriff’s deputies. He allegedly told police he would shoot and kill any officer who knocked on the door in an attempt to intervene with the alleged attack.

Wiseman is prohibited from possessing firearms under West Virginia law.

The defendant allegedly used a revolver to strike a woman in the chest and allegedly used it to intimidate, threaten and batter the woman.

At one point he told the woman he would kill her that night, which police said he admitted to later that evening.

When police were attempting to arrest Wiseman, he allegedly stated he would not be taken into custody without a fight and he refused to be handcuffed and taken to jail.

He is housed at Western Regional Jail in Barboursville.

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