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Woman charged for intimidation of sexual assault victim

Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 6:37 PM

MORGANTOWN — A 19-year-old woman faces a felony charge for trying to intimidate a sexual assault victim, according to a criminal complaint. The West Virginia State Police charged Aushia Monique Harbin, of Morgantown, with witness intimida...

Trial delayed for man accused of murder

Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 4:49 PM

MORGANTOWN — The trial for a man accused of murder was delayed until December. Lemir Baker-Moore was one of a couple dozen defendants to appear in Monongalia County Circuit Court on Oct. 23 to update Judge Russell Clawges on the status of...

Man charged with DUI tells deputy he is ‘high on the Holy Spirit’

Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 12:44 PM

MORGANTOWN — A Pennsylvania man charged with DUI told a sheriff’s deputy if he did not release him, he would bar the officer from heaven. The Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department charged Ryan J. Shapert, 39, of Glenshaw, Pa., with DUI. He...

Police, ABCA charge 23 people in fake ID stings

Posted: Oct 23 2017 - 11:24 AM

MORGANTOWN — Twenty-three people were charged over the weekend for using fake IDs to enter area bars and nightclubs. The Morgantown Police Department worked with the state Alcohol Beverage Control Administration (ABCA) and licensed ABCA es...

Judge dismisses parts of suit, keeps others in deputy-shooting civil case

Posted: Oct 20 2017 - 5:12 PM

MORGANTOWN — Some of the parties and claims made in a civil suit involving a police shooting were dismissed, but the wrongful death case will be allowed to remain. The case involves the shooting of Christie Cathers by Monongalia County Sher...

Two admit to roles in drug distribution

Posted: Oct 20 2017 - 10:00 AM

MORGANTOWN — Two people admitted to roles in a drug distribution operation, according to United States Attorney William J. Powell.Leon Maddox, 34, of Fairmont, pled guilty to one count of distribution of oxycodone and admitted to selling...

Police seek help IDing man who failed to register as a sex offender

Posted: Oct 19 2017 - 10:47 AM

MORGANTOWN — State Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who is wanted for failing to register as a sex offender. Police have three warrants for Kyle Patrick Lopez, 46. His last known address was 752 Weaver Street,...

Preston County Grand Jury indictments

Posted: Oct 18 2017 - 5:36 PM

KINGWOOD — Indictments returned Oct. 18 by the Preston County Grand Jury:— Fisher, Millard N. III, 46, of Connellsville, Pa. — Third-offense DUI, altering motor vehicle registration, driving on suspended or revoked license, possession of...