By Heather Clower
The Parsons Advocate

                   The Honorable Judge Courrier had a lengthy docket with cases of juveniles, abuse and neglect, civil, and criminal case matters.  Hearings commenced at 9 a.m. and finalized after 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 18 in Tucker County Circuit Court.

Adkins denying his plea deal made by the Prosecutor

                   Jason Adkins entered the room for a hearing regarding his failure to check in to the Tygart Valley Regional Jail as mandated by the court.  A plea deal had been offered by the Prosecution with a denial by Adkins.  As a result, a one day trial is set for June 11 at 9 a.m. following pre-trial date on May 28 at 3:30 p.m.

                   Following was David Phillips, out on bond for his charges of sexual assault, who was present with Attorney Hess for a status hearing.  “Judge, I think we need to set a trial date,” stated Hess.  Hess…

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