Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants announced today that the Kanawha County Grand Jury has handed down indictments against sixty defendants.

Further, pursuant to Rule 3.6(b) (6) of the West Virginia Rules of Professional Conduct governing attorneys, the fact that a defendant has been charged with a crime is merely an accusation. The defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Posted: September 17, 2012