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WELLSBURG — A father and son arrested in relationship with the stabbing of a neighborhood guy on Dec. 7, 2018, entered pleas and have been sentenced to probation in the 1st Judicial Circuit Court Friday.

Louis B. Mayo, 53, of Follansbee, pleaded responsible to destructive assault and was sentenced to 5 years’ probation, such as 1 calendar year of electronically monitored property confinement, just after getting into a plea arrangement as a result of his lawyer, Dean Makricostas.

And Louis P. Mayo, 77, of Follansbee, pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting malicious assault and was sentenced to 30 months of probation by the plea agreement submitted by Makricostas

Charges of attempted murder and aiding and abetting attempted murder filed from the son and father, respectively, have been dismissed.

Brooke County Prosecutor Joseph Barki said Louis B. Mayo stabbed 40-year-old Joseph Henderson of Follansbee in the neck following an ongoing dispute between the two that included Henderson before threatening the young Mayo and slashing his tires, for which he was prosecuted.

Barki mentioned an trade by way of social media between the two led to them assembly outdoors Mayo’s residence for a fight in which Mayo was armed with a knife and Henderson with the deal with of a tire jack.

Follansbee Law enforcement said during the altercation, Henderson struck Mayo in the head with the item many instances.

Mayo’s father, Louis P., intervened at just one point, knocking Henderson down a hill.

The prosecuting legal professional acknowledged the Mayos have maintained they acted in self-protection but reported Louis B. Mayo’s steps “exceeded what would be regarded as self-defense.”

Follansbee Law enforcement mentioned the more youthful Mayo named them to the property.

They mentioned Henderson, who had fled the scene, was uncovered and transported initially to Weirton Health care Center and from there, by healthcare helicopter to Allegheny Basic Healthcare facility.

Police said Mayo was addressed at the Weirton medical center for injuries to the head.

To start with Judicial Circuit Court docket Judge Ronald Wilson encouraged him of disorders for his probation, including staying needed to report to the Lee Day Report Centre to be evaluated for achievable counseling, notifying his parole officer if he will leave the state for extra than 24 hours and being prohibited from possessing a firearm.

The choose also was updated on a circumstance versus Jeffrey White, 27, of Weirton, for the alleged murder of 69-yr-outdated Daniel Gilchrist of Wellsburg on Feb. 20.

Barki explained a demo for White may not be held till November simply because both of those sides await the health-related examiner’s report and an analysis to identify White’s potential to acknowledge his prison obligation.

Wellsburg Law enforcement stated White attempted to drive open the entrance doorway of Gilchrist’s Charles Road home, leading Gilchrist to fireplace shots at the doorway in defense.

Police explained White then entered the household by getting rid of a window air conditioner, then struck and killed Gilchrist. White is becoming held at the Northern Regional Jail in lieu of a $200,000 bond set for him.

(Scott can be contacted at [email protected])

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