Held In Western Regional Jail Pending Bond
We're not going to publish "personal" details because the alleged victim is a girl, but we are reporting that a Putnam County man is locked up in jail, after his arrest on felony sex crime charges, court and jail records state.
Duane Jude Garrett, 40, of Poca, was arrested November 28th, 2013 on a warrant obtained by Detective J. Hedrick of the Putnam County Sheriff's Department.
According to court records, Garrett is charged with:
After his arrest, Garrett was transported from another jail to the Western Regional Jail and Correctional Facility, in Barboursville. Officials booked and photographed him at 11:10 a.m., December 4th, 2013, according to the jail's web site.
During a hearing, Garrett's bond was set, at $50,000, by a Putnam County Magistrate, court records state.
Garrett's Putnam County Magistrate Court case numbers are: 13F, 906-907.
Publisher’s note: All defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.
A criminal complaint is a legal document that is usually filled out by a law enforcement officer presenting evidence to a judge or magistrate. The judicial official determines if the officer has provided enough evidence to issue a complaint or a warrant for a suspect arrest.
Mug shots are provided courtesy of the West Virginia Regional Jail Authority.
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