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Two arrested on drug charges in Milton

August 18, 2018

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

POSSESSION WITH INTENT: Two people were arrested about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday on James River Turnpike in Milton, near Blenko Glass, on outstanding warrants for possession with intent to deliver heroin.

Shannon Nicole Gibson, 23, and Jason William Barker, 42, were jailed at 10 p.m., according to booking records at Western Regional Jail. Both bonds were set at $100,000.

Gibson is charged with three counts of possession with intent and conspiracy. Barker is charged with two counts of possession with intent and conspiracy.

Two of Barker’s and Gibson’s possession with intent charges are from warrants that were issued in 2017. On three occasions in November 2017, Gibson and Barker allegedly delivered amounts of heroin in exchange for currency to an individual who was cooperating with police in an investigation.

The third possession with intent charge was added when Gibson was allegedly found to be in possession of three packages of heroin that she told responding officers Barker had asked her to hold. Police also added the conspiracy charges to both suspects following their arrest.

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. Thursday, according to a printout released by the department. However, the individual police reports were not made available, so these are the only known details:

Destruction of property — misdemeanor, 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, 2800 block of Collis Avenue.

Burglary, entry of dwelling or outhouse, 2:30 a.m. Thursday, 400 block of Linden Circle.

Malicious or unlawful assault, 2:45 a.m. Thursday, 600 block of John Marshall Drive.

Warrant service/execution, obstructing officer, fugitive from justice, trespassing, 1:51 a.m. Thursday, 400 block of 14th Street.

Petit larceny, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, 3000 block of Piedmont Road.

Obstructing officer, warrant service/execution, shoplifting — first and second offense, 8:23 p.m. Wednesday, 3100 block of U.S. 60.

Stolen auto/auto theft, 4:17 p.m. Wednesday, 1500 block of Washington Avenue.

Warrant service/execution, 5:35 p.m. Wednesday, 1000 block of 9th Avenue.

Shoplifting, 5:02 p.m. Wednesday, 2900 block of 1st Avenue.

Warrant service/execution, 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, 1200 block of 9th Avenue.

Warrant service/execution, 3:26 p.m. Wednesday, 700 block of Adams Avenue.

Petit larceny, 2:17 p.m. Wednesday, 3700 block of Emmons Avenue.

Petit larceny, noon Tuesday, 1300 block of 16th Street.

Destruction of property — misdemeanor, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, 100 block of 5th Avenue.

Disorderly conduct, paraphernalia, 6:02 a.m. Wednesday, Bronson Court and Monroe Avenue.

Paraphernalia, 2 a.m. Wednesday, Bridge Street and Richmond Street.

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

Joshua Harless, 35, was jailed at 3:30 a.m. Thursday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with being a fugitive from justice. Bond was not set.

David Lee Roseberry, 41, was jailed at 3 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities in Cabell County jailed him on a circuit court warrant. Bond was not set.

John Paul Baxley Jr., 32, was jailed at 12:01 a.m. Thursday. Authorities in Mason County charged him with first-degree sexual assault, grand larceny, kidnapping, burglary and armed robbery. Bond was not set.

Brett Allen Rogers, 31, was jailed at 8:40 p.m. Thursday. Authorities in Mason County charged him with kidnapping, grand larceny, burglary and armed robbery. Bond was not set.

Johnnie Eugene Smith Jr., 24, was jailed at 10:50 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities in Wayne County charged him with burglary and destruction of property. Bond was not set.

Follow reporter Megan Osborne on Twitter @megosborneHD.

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