I knew about custody transfer of Austin Vantrease’s even before being notified by the Victim Hotline. The update was posted to their website on the day it occurred. By all indications, he was transferred from the Martinsburg Correctional Facility and accepted into Huttonsville Correctional Center on June 27th. Here is the booking mug shot. You can […]
Archives for June 2012
I’m a bit concerned that Ryan might be getting another urinary tract infection (UTI). For the past several days leukocytes (white blood cells) are showing up in his urine. This is an indicator that Ryan’s immune system is engaged. The one thing that is giving me hope is the absence of nitrites; a sure sign […]
Comment: As reported by WBOY. They incorrectly identify Austin Vantrease as a WVU student. At the time, he was at the University of Delaware and visiting Jonathan May. Jonathan May was the other man convicted in the beating.
Last night, a minute or two before midnight, I’m sitting on the couch just off Ryan’s room watching a documentary. Sue comes from Ryan’s room and just stands there. My first thought is I must have done something wrong and I’m about to hear it. That happens a lot. I brace myself.
People sometimes call me arrogant. I suppose that’s because I’m almost always right (that’s a joke, folks). Hey, I do see some truth in it and don’t back away from it. To me, arrogance is a confidence… with attitude. I realize arrogance might just as easily come from being presumptuous and snobbish, but this just […]