Two indicted for assault in Lewis County

Jonathan Wright - [email protected]

VANCEBURG — Two Vanceburg residents were indicted for assault by a Lewis County grand jury on Wednesday.

Daren M. Farley, 51, of Vanceburg, was charged with second-degree assault. According to the indictment, on Sept. 6, 2017, Farley allegedly caused physical injury towards Geri Shope, of Quicks Run Road. The indictment also charged Farley with tampering with physical evidence, by allegedly destroying or concealing evidence which he believed would have been used in an official proceeding.

Janie M. Farley, 49, also of Vanceburg, was also charged with second-degree assault for allegedly causing physical injury to Shope and for tampering with physical evidence.

Other indictments handed down included,

— Richard W. Crabtree Jr., 39, of Otway, Ohio, receiving stolen property with a value of $10,000 or more, when, on May 26, he allegedly received a pickup truck worth more than $10,000 by another, knowing it to have been stolen. He is also charged with theft of a motor vehicle registration plate/decal and first-degree persistent felony offender.

— Jeremy D. Truesdell, 34, of Tollesboro, three counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin).

Jonathan Wright

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