Each Jailed At Western Regional
A Putnam County couple has been busted by the West Virginia State Police, jail records state.
Gail Lynn Cobb, 47, and Jerry Cobb, Jr., 54, both of Canaan Drive, Scott Depot, were arrested December 30th, 2010 by Trooper D.O. Bennett.
According to jail records, Gail is charged with three misdemeanor counts of Prohibited Person in Possession of a Deadly Weapon. Jerry faces one count of the same charge.
Jerry Cobb is accused of pawning a .38 caliber carbide semi-automatic military rifle, August 21st, 2010 at Dunlap Pawn Shop, in Hurricane.
Gail is accused of going to the same store and pawning a 20 gauge shotgun on July 19th, 2010, and another 20 gauge shotgun on July 23rd, 2010. Then on August 16th, 2010, she is accused of pawning a Marlin .22 semi-automatic rifle.
On October 9th, 2010, the Cobbs filed a burglary complaint with Trooper J.J. Kessler, saying that the weapons were stolen, according to a criminal complaint filed in Putnam County Magistrate Court. During an investigation, it was discovered that the weapons had previously been pawned.
After their arrests, the happy couple was transported to the Western Regional Jail and Correctional Facility, in Barboursville. Officials booked and photographed them at 7:00 p.m., according to the jail's web site.
During a hearing, Putnam County Magistrate Kimberly M. Blair-Caruthers set Gail's bond at $3,000 and Jerry's bond at $1,000, jail records state.
Gail's Putnam County Magistrate Court case number is: 10-M-2348-2350. Jerry's is: 10M, 2351.
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. Defendants are presumed innocent unless convicted (or found not guilty) in a court of law.
Mug shots are provided courtesy of the West Virginia Regional Jail Authority.
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