Parsons man charged with sexual assault

PARSONS – A Tucker County man is being held in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail after being arrested this week for sexual assault.

James Ray Waybright, 47, of 458 Smokey Hollow Road, Parsons, was charged with sexual assault in the second degree – a felony. A $10,000 cash only bond was set by Tucker County Magistrate Riley Barb.

The criminal complaint in Tucker County Magistrate Court, prepared by Chief Deputy E.C. Surguy of the Tucker County Sheriff’s Office, said Waybright allegedly had sexual intercourse with the alleged victim on July 4 after she told him she did not want to have sex with him.

Second degree sexual assault convictions carry a sentence of not less than 10 nor more than 25 years in the penitentiary and/or fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000.