Point Pleasant Police Department
POINT PLEASANT — The Point Pleasant Police Department reports the following arrests: James M. Kirker, 45, Point Pleasant, arrested by Sgt. B. Morrow on a warrant for burglary stemming from a case investigated by the West Virginia State Police.
Jennifer R. Carr, 31, Point Pleasant, cited for possession of a controlled substance after a traffic stop was made on the vehicle she was driving. During the stop, a K9 unit from the W.Va. State Police was utilized and the dog allegedly alerted on the car that illegal drugs were inside. A search of the vehicle resulted in the location of prescription medication not prescribed to Carr, according to police. Carr was issued the citation and given 10 days to appear before a Mason County Magistrate to answer the charge.
Mason County Sheriff’s Department
The Mason County Sheriff’s Department reports the following arrests: Larry L. Hess, 58, Middleport, Ohio, DUI first offense, arrested by Cpl. Varian. Brenda K. Hoffman, 58, Cottageville, DUI, arrested by Sgt. Fruth. Stephen R. Benson, 41, Gallipolis Ferry, DUI second offense, fleeing while DUI, arrested by Deputy Spencer, Cpl. Powell.