WVU dorm room robbery suspect faces 2 felonies 159

MORGANTOWN — A man who police said participated in a dorm room robbery was charged with two felonies.

The Mon-Metro Drug and Violent Crime Task Force charged Alan Thomas Menendez, 19, of Martinsburg, with conspiracy and first-degree robbery. Krystin Rita Murphy was previously charged with conspiracy for her role in the incident.

According to his criminal complaint: On Jan. 6, Murphy bought marijuana from a victim inside WVU’s Dadisman Hall. She left, and three co-defendants, including Menendez, then went to the room, assaulted the victim and took items.

The three suspects fled and got into a vehicle driven by Murphy.

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