Grand Jury indicts several, including man accused of Third Street arson
By Liz Beavers
Tribune Managing Editor
KEYSER - A Mineral County Grand Jury handed down several indictments Tuesday, including two counts of arson against a Keyser man accused of setting fire to a Third Street home last March.
Neil David Lambka, currently being held in the Potomac Highlands Regional Jail, is charged with setting the blaze at the home located on the corner of Third and Davis streets. The incident left two people homeless and injured one firefighter on the scene.
Other indictments handed down Tuesday included:
- Lucas Clinton Thomas, 27 Fair Haven St., Ridgeley, grand larceny and a misdemeanor charge of breaking and entering a vehicle.
- Christopher Gordon Thrasher, 88 Second St., Keyser, first degree arson and breaking and entering.
- Brandon Thomas Bowman, 11018 Raven Dr., Cumberland, two counts of possession of CDS with intent to deliver.
- William Paul Sears II, 383 Carskadon Lane, Keyser, two counts of wanton endangerment with a firearm.
- Eric Jason Fleming, 16708 McMullen Hwy., Cumberland, destruction of property.
- Victoria Lynn Lewis, 7885 Fort Ashby Rd., Keyser, third offense shoplifting.
- Michael Shane Campbell, 437 Forrest Dr., Ridgeley, two counts of possession of CDS with intent to deliver and a misdemeanor charge of fleeing on foot.
- Jerry Lee Michaels, 3395 Kitzmiller Rd., Kitzmiller, Maryland, first degree arson.
- James Jacob Barnes, 36 Carpenter St., Ridgeley, strangulation and a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery.
- Aaron Paul Weisenmiller, 702 Morris Ave., Friendsville, Maryland, manufacturing a controlled substance.
- Dustin Trey Loy, 420 Hollywood Rd., Keyser, grand larceny.
- Jonathan Douglas Hoyt, 69 Rilla Smith Rd., Purgitsville, grand larceny and burglary.
- Eric Steven Knibiehly II, 205 Catapa Dr., Springfield, grand larceny and possession of CDS with intent to deliver.
- Rocky Louis Leonard, Springfield, transporting stolen property into the state, possession of counterfeit currency with intent to utter, and person prohibited from possessing a firearm.