Pocahontas County Magistrate, Carrie Wilfong has signed off on 350 of 1250 charges finding probable cause that a crime was committed by two persons. Other charges are pending. Two people are facing charges for stealing lottery tickets. They were charged with felonies for 350 that they had scratched off. Hundreds more were allegedly stolen.
Defendants may end up spending the rest of this century in prison. They were charged with felonies only for those tickets they scratched off.
Magistrate Wilfong nearly wore out her arm signing the papers.