Held In Western Regional Jail Pending Bond
A Putnam County man took a trip to jail, Monday, after his arrest on a misdemeanor theft charge, jail records state.
Cody Lee Burks, of Harbor Lane, Hurricane, was arrested October 15th, 2012, by Officer R.E. Poe of the Hurricane Police Department.
According to jail records, Burks is charged with Petit Larceny.
He is accused of stealing a cell phone, according to a criminal complaint filed in Putnam County Magistrate Court.
After his arrest, Burks was transported to the Western Regional Jail and Correctional Facility, in Barboursville. Officials booked and photographed him at 5:15 p.m., according to the jail's web site.
During a hearing, Burks' bond was set, at $1,000, by a Putnam County Magistrate, jail records state.
Putnam County Magistrate Court case number is: 12M, 1905.
Publisher’s note: All defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.
A criminal complaint is a legal document that is usually filled out by a law enforcement officer presenting evidence to a judge or magistrate. The judicial official determines if the officer has provided enough evidence to issue a complaint or a warrant for a suspect arrest.
Mug shots are provided courtesy of the West Virginia Regional Jail Authority.
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