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Wood Co. Woman Pleads Not Guilty to 2012 Assault and Robbery

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

A Wood County woman has pleaded not guilty in the robbery and beating of three men in March 2012.

Samantha Smith, 29, entered the plea Monday in Portage County.

According to court documents, she solicited the help of another person to carry out the assaults and robbery.

Investigators say one of the alleged victims need 25 staples to close a head wound. Another was reportedly beat unconscious.

Smith's co-defendant, Triston Carter, 29, was sentenced in November 2012 to three years, 9 months prison, followed by three years, nine month extended supervision for his role in the crime.

Smith remains behind bars in the Wood County Jail in an unrelated case.

Triston Carter

Samantha Smith


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