Clayton Bradshaw, 34 of Danville, W.Va pleaded guilty to the felony offense of Forgery in Boone County Circuit Court on Wednesday, March 22.
According to the criminal complaint filed in Boone County Magistrate Court, the Boone County Sheriff’s Department received a complaint that Bradshaw stole six checks from his elderly grandmother.
Deputies later discovered that Bradshaw had forged the six checks and obtained $1,800.00 in cash.
Bradshaw was arrested for multiple counts of Forgery and Uttering, and a Boone County grand jury indicted him last September.
Bradshaw admitted he was guilty of forging the checks. Following his guilty plea, Judge Thompson ordered Bradshaw be sentenced on May 24. He faces up to 10 years in prison when sentenced.
Corporal Kevin McCarty from the Boone County Sheriff’s Department investigated the case. Assistant Prosecutor Jennifer Anderson handled the prosecution.
Rodney Toney, 19 of Harts, W.Va pleaded guilty to Grand Larceny in Boone County Circuit Court on Wednesday, March 22.
Toney was indicted in January for stealing a Dodge Ram truck from a Danville, W.Va man.
Last November, State Police officers received a complaint from the Danville man that his 2001 Dodge Ram had been stolen. Troopers found Toney had stolen the truck, forged the title, and traded the truck for cash, a car, and an Arctic Cat ATV.
Toney pleaded guilty to the felony offense Grand Larceny. Following his guilty plea, Toney requested an opportunity to enter the drug court program.
Judge Thompson accepted that request, and deferred Toney’s sentencing to see if he could complete the drug court program. If unsuccessful, Toney faces up to 10 years in prison.
Corporal S. M. Boyles with the West Virginia State Police investigated the case. Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Jennifer Anderson handled the prosecution