Two arrested in Bellaire on warrants

BELLAIRE – Two people arrested Tuesday at a residence in Bellaire by the U.S. Marshal Service are being held in the Belmont County Jail without bond. David J. Rector Jr., 26, of 2250 Seneca St., was booked into the jail on a charge of being a fugitive from Texas. Authorities received a tip about alleged drug activity at the residence.

Also taken into custody was Kirsten Neiman, 22, also of the Seneca Street residence.

She is being held on a charge of being a fugitive from West Virginia.

According to a report, Rector is wanted in El Paso because of a child abuse charge. U. S. Marshal Chad Simpson said investigators executed a search warrant at the Seneca Street address, and they had information that Rector allegedly sold narcotics in the area and also in West Virginia.

Simpson said the homeowner was contacted, and permission was received to search the residence. Located were narcotics, syringes some minor pills, marijuana and approximately $10,000 in cash.

Rector is awaiting extradition to El Paso, and Nieman is awaiting extradition back to Marshall County where she is wanted on a warrant for drug possession out of Moundsville.