Date: September 19, 2012
Re: Two Men Arrested for Robbery
Reference #: 12-PR-0192
Parkersburg police detectives arrested Matthew Duane Clark and Doyal Michael Scarberry yesterday in connection with an August robbery.
Criminal Complaints filed in Wood County Magistrate Court allege that on or about August 20, 2012, a male victim was walking in the area of Virginia Avenue and Williams Street when a vehicle pulled up beside him. Scarberry and Clark allegedly exited the vehicle and approached the victim, with Scarberry telling the victim to empty his pockets and give up his cell phone. Scarberry allegedly began swinging his fists at the victim. As the victim moved to prevent being struck by Scarberry, Clark allegedly struck the victim in the face with a tire tool causing the victim to receive a laceration and lose several teeth. A witness began running toward the altercation with Scarberry and Clark allegedly returning to their vehicle and leaving the scene.
Scarberry and Clark were both charged with felony first degree robbery and are both being held in the Regional Jail pending and arraignment in Circuit Court.
Doyal Michael Scarberry
Listed Address: 911 Latrobe Street, Apt. B, Parkersburg
Matthew Duane Clark
Listed Address: 3788 Rising Sun Ridge Road, Walker, WV
*Defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.