Upshur County Jail
An Upshur County jury of six men and six women convicted 28-year-old Thomas Paul Carroll, of Big Sandy, of assaulting a police officer. Prosecutors say he had been stopped by a Big Sandy police officer for DWI and resisted arrest by punching the officer in the face. Carroll was sentenced to ten years in prison and fined $5,000. He was on probation when the incident occurred.