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Couple files suit against police for unreturned property

Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 5:23 PM

KINGWOOD — A Preston County couple is suing the Terra Alta Police Department and Chief R.A. DeLauder because property seized with a search warrant has not been returned.William Henry Cogley and his wife, Cynthia Faye Cogley, filed the suit...

Police: Woman slashed husband with knife

Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 1:47 PM

MORGANTOWN — A woman faces a decade in prison for slashing her husband during a dispute, according to an arrest report. The Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department charged Brenda N. McGalla, 32, of Morgantown, with malicious wounding. She...

Police respond to armed robbery in Morgantown

Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 10:12 AM

MORGANTOWN — Officers from the Morgantown Police Department responded to an armed robbery call at an apartment near the intersection of Forest Avenue and Baird Street around 1:20 p.m. March 27. According to a press release, off...

Trial moved to June for woman accused in murder

Posted: Mar 27 2017 - 4:39 PM

MORGANTOWN — The trial for a woman accused of a 2015 murder is now set for early summer.On March 27, Monongalia County Circuit Court Judge Susan Tucker agreed to move the trial for Kimberly McInnis from April to June.The grand jury indicted...

Woman found unconscious with toddler in car, arrested

Posted: Mar 27 2017 - 1:36 PM

KINGWOOD — A Kingwood woman was arrested after being found unconscious in her car with a 3-year-old in the back seat.Amanda J. Uphold Barrett, 35, was charged with DUI with a minor in the vehicle, possession of a controlled substance and ob...

Two people arrested in Preston after alleged drug deal

Posted: Mar 27 2017 - 1:32 PM

KINGWOOD — Two people were charged after an officer observed what he thought was a drug deal in downtown Kingwood.William Charles Lewis, 19, of Reedsville, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and carrying a deadly weapon....

Doctor denies embezzlement allegations

Posted: Mar 26 2017 - 11:35 AM

MORGANTOWN — A former doctor denied the allegations of misrepresentation and negligence by his former employer that were levied in a civil suit. Recently, David Anderson filed an answer to the suit brought by former partner Christopher Chaf...

Deputies seek suspect for armed robbery

Posted: Mar 25 2017 - 12:12 PM

MORGANTOWN — The Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information about an armed robbery early March 25.According to a news release: Deputies responded to a robbery at Paula’s Hot Spot on Don Knotts Boulevard at 1:31 a.m. A man...