Cumberland Times-News

July 25, 2013

Keyser man jailed; facing charges in several counties - 07/26


Cumberland Times-News

— KEYSER, W.Va. — A Keyser man was arrested Thursday at a Welch Street residence after West Virginia State Police determined his location.

Michael Johnson Taylor, 25, was arrested by state police with assistance of the Keyser Police Department at about 9 a.m.

Taylor was taken into custody on a warrant on file in Marion County containing a felony burglary charge, in addition to a failure to appear warrant in Allegany County and a warrant in Mineral County charging him with four counts of false pretense and one county of petit larceny, police said.

The charges in Mineral County stemmed from a case in May 2012 in which Taylor allegedly stole an Independence food stamp card and made purchases at a local business.

After appearing before Mineral County Magistrate Sue Roby, Taylor was jailed at the Potomac Highlands Regional Jail in Augusta to await his next court appearance.

Taylor was jailed on $25,000 bond on the Marion County case, $6,500 on the Mineral County charges and ordered held without bond on the failure to appear charge in Allegany County.