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Preston man charged with assault and wanton endangerment

Posted: Mar 19 2018 - 6:32 PM

KINGWOOD — A Bruceton Mills man is charged with malicious assault and wanton endangerment with a firearm after police allege he shot a woman through the foot.Robert Alan Rider, 58, was lodged in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail March 19 in...

Child porn task force arrests 76 in the Southeast

Posted: Mar 19 2018 - 2:36 PM

  RALEIGH, N.C. — The West Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC Task Force), headed by the West Virginia State Police, participated in a multi-state operation March 15-16, dubbed Operation Southern Im...

Man faces up to 10 years for multiple crimes in Mon County

Posted: Mar 16 2018 - 5:18 PM

MORGANTOWN — A Georgia man will spend at least a year and up to 10 years in prison following his sentencing, Mar. 16.Demetrius McLendon, 22, was sentenced to one to four years in jail for attempting to fraudulently fill a prescription and...

Police arrest Kingwood man for Tobacco Barn robbery

Posted: Mar 16 2018 - 10:31 AM

KINGWOOD — A Kingwood man is charged with robbing the Tobacco Barn on March 6.David Anthony Wilhelm, 33, was arrested March 15 and was still in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail on March 16.According to the criminal complaint by Kingwood Pol...

Two men arrested for breaking and entering

Posted: Mar 16 2018 - 9:35 AM

WANA — Two men were arrested on March 15 by the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department after a breaking and entering on Lee Tennant road in the western part of Monongalia County. Tommy Eddy, 22, of Westover and Justin Marietta, 35, of...

Police arrest Kingwood man for attempted burglaries

Posted: Mar 15 2018 - 12:24 PM

MORGANTOWN — A man has been arrested for attempted burglaries in the Cheat Lake area. Monongalia County Sheriff’s deputies charged Robert Lee Stull, 41, of Kingwood, with three counts of attempted burglary. According to a criminal compla...

Kingwood man pleads guilty to possession of a controlled substance

Posted: Mar 14 2018 - 5:02 PM

KINGWOOD – A Kingwood man was sentenced to one to five years in prison on charges of possession of a controlled substance while in custody. Under a plea agreement Joshua Haskiell, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a...

Update: Police respond to BB&T Bank robbery in Kingwood

Posted: Mar 13 2018 - 5:04 PM

KINGWOOD — Police are searching for a man who robbed the Kingwood branch of BB&T Bank shortly after noon on March 13.The robber was described by police as in his late 20s to early 30s, with a scruffy beard. He was wearing a gray sweatsh...