Trenton Tyler Farnsworth, 29, of Weston, was charged with possession with the intent to deliver and prohibited person in possession of a firearm, both felonies, by Senior Trooper F.J.Turnansky of the West Virginia State Police after a vehicle pursuit that began in Harrison County ended in Lewis County Sunday, May 6.
The criminal complaint alleges that after being apprehended on Hershman Road that Farnsworth was found with a jar containing a “leafy green substance” and a small baggie containing a white powdery substance near Farnsworth’s vehicle. In addition officers allegedly found a 9mm handgun 75 feet away from the vehicle and a Rock River Arms 5.56 caliber rifle 100 feet from the handgun. Turnansky notes in the complaint that after obtaining Farnsworth’s criminal history he learned that Farnsworth had a previous conviction for felony manufacturing methamphetamine from 2014.
In an unrelated arrest Joshua A. Osborne, 29, of Farmington was charged with delivery of methamphetamine, a felony, and conspiracy, a misdemeanor, by a member of the Lewis County Sheriff’s Department.
The criminal complaint alleges that Osborne sold a confidential informant $120 worth of methamphetamine at the Jane Lew Dollar General on August 3, 2017.
In another unrelated arrest Andy Paul Morrison, 36, of Big Springs, WV, was charged with strangulation, a felony, by a member of the Weston Police Department.
The complaint states that the officer arrived at the Lewis County Emergency Squad building at approximately 2 a.m. on Tuesday, May 8, in response to a call saying that a woman was there saying she was beaten by her husband.
The victim alleged that Morrison had “constantly hit her and choked her” after they left the Junction in Jane Lew.
The officer states that he observed swelling on the victim’s left hand, scratches on her throat area, and a large bump on the left side of her head.