Three charged in separate domestic incidents

Jason Brill, 41, of Berkeley Springs was charged with wanton endangerment with a firearm last Wednesday, March 14 after police were called to a residence in southern Morgan County for a domestic dispute.

According to a criminal complaint filed by Cpl. Scott Lemon of the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department, Brill was upset with family members and went into the bedroom of the family residence to get a .22 rifle. He fired the rifle, but no one was struck by the shot. Three children were in the room next door at the time. Police located a spent .22 caliber casing on the bed in that room.

Brill remains in the Eastern Regional Jail in lieu of a $5,000 cash bail.

Douglas S. Jordan, 41, of Great Cacapon was charged on Thursday, March 15 with domestic battery, second offense, for allegedly choking and then chasing his victim down a street in Great Cacapon. According to the criminal complaint, Jordan allegedly choked and then knocked the victim to the ground, and then chased the victim who ran out the door of the residence. Jordan was previously convicted of domestic battery in 1996 in Nitro.

Paul Theimer, 43, of Berkeley Springs was charged on Friday, March 16 with unlawful restraint and domestic battery. Sheriff’s deputies were called to his residence just after midnight for a verbal domestic dispute involving a firearm.

According to a criminal complaint filed by Lt. Seth Place in Morgan County Magistrate Court, a resident of the home said Theimer was intoxicated and yelling and had a handgun on him. The victim allegedly gathered items to leave the home and Theimer physically stopped the victim from leaving the property by grabbing a car door and blocking the victim from leaving. Theimer is free on a $2,500 bail.