Break-in, nap lead to misdemeanor charges

© 2018-The Weston Democrat

A Weston man faces a misdemeanor charge after allegedly breaking into Dominos in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Dec. 25,  according to police.  
Derek S. Clem, 22, of Weston was charged with destruction of property after detective work by the Weston City Police led them to him, according to the criminal complaint.
Weston Police Chief Josh Thomas said that Clem was intoxicated and broke into the store to sleep. The complaint also alleges that Clem admitted to being inside the business.   
In another, unrelated, case Robert C. Beam, 23, of Grafton was charged with Escape from Custody, a felonly, by a member of the West Virginia State Police, after allegedly cutting off his monitoring bracelet while on the Lewis County Home Confinement program.  
According to the complaint, Beam had been placed on home confinement on Sept. 26, 2017, as a condition of his bond after a fleeing with reckless indifference charge.   The complaint also notes that Beam missed two court dates after removing the monitoring.  
According to the West Virginia Jail Authority website, Beam faces multiple charges in Lewis, Braxton, and Harrison Counties.

© 2018-The Weston Democrat


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