Jones Busted: Domestic Battery

Held In Western Regional Jail Pending Bond

A Putnam County man took a trip to jail, Saturday, after his arrest on a misdemeanor violent crime charge, court records state.

Jamie Glen Jones, 33, of Bancroft, was arrested late November 30th, 2012 by Deputy S.G. Martin of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department.

According to court records, Jones is charged with Domestic Battery.

Martin was dispatched to Railroad Street. In a criminal complaint, filed in Putnam County Magistrate Court, Martin reports that the female victim’s hair was wet from beer, had red marks on her neck, and blood in a nostril. She allegedly told Martin that Jones hit her and dragged her out of the house. does not publish the names of alleged domestic violence victims-unless they step forward.

After his arrest, Jones was transported to the Western Regional Jail and Correctional Facility, in Barboursville. Officials booked and photographed him at 45 minutes past midnight, December 1st, according to the jail’s web site.

During a hearing, Jones’ bond was set, at $5,000, by Putnam County Chief Magistrate Kylene Dunlap-Brown, court records state.

Jones’ Putnam County Magistrate Court case number is: 12M, 2308.

Please click here to read a domestic violence fact sheet.

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Mug shots are provided courtesy of the West Virginia Regional Jail Authority.