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Man charged for hitting victim with cinder block

Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 5:07 PM

MORGANTOWN — A man faces a felony for hitting another with a cinder block during a fight, according to an arrest report. The WVU Police Department charged Papa Yaw Acheampong, 19, of Boyds, Md., with malicious assault. He was arraigned in...

Police seek information on 3 fugitives

Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 5:04 PM

KINGWOOD — The Preston County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the following people:— Millard Nelson Fisher III, (no photo available), 47, a white male, 5-feet-11-inches tall, weighing 150 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes....

Belington man arrested on firearm charge

Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 5:02 PM

KINGWOOD — A Belington man who Preston Sheriff’s Deputies say ran from them is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.Brian Dale Sipe, 33, was in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail on Oct. 16, in lieu of $50,000 bond. According...

2nd man charged for breaking into Kingwood Tractor Supply

Posted: Oct 16 2017 - 4:55 PM

KINGWOOD — A second man has been charged with breaking and entering of the Kingwood Tractor Supply on Sept. 13.Toby Edward Shaffer, 33, of Kingwood, was freed on bond. David Buckley Wilhelm Jr., 26, also of Kingwood, was charged with a sim...

Man pleads to drug distribution charge

Posted: Oct 13 2017 - 5:51 PM

MORGANTOWN — A Pursglove man has admitted to a drug distribution charge. Floyd Pancoast, 24, pled guilty to one count of unlawful use of communication facility. Pancoast admitted to using a telephone to help distribute oxycodon...

Arthurdale man pleads to 3 felonies

Posted: Oct 12 2017 - 4:14 PM

KINGWOOD — A 25-year-old man pleaded guilty Oct. 12 to three felonies in Preston Circuit Court.Trevor Allen Cordwell, of Arthurdale, pleaded to an information. An information allows him to bypass the grand jury indictment and plead directly...

Masontown man faces felonies for police chase

Posted: Oct 12 2017 - 4:02 PM

KINGWOOD — A Masontown man faces three felony charges after allegedly leading police on a chase from Arthurdale. Joel Dalton Nelson, 27, was charged with one count of fleeing while DUI and two counts of fleeing with reckless indifference....

Man charged for pointing gun at others

Posted: Oct 12 2017 - 3:57 PM

MORGANTOWN — A Morgantown man pointed a gun at others when they told him to stop messing with their car, according to an arrest report. The Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department charged Franklin T. McVay, 31, with wanton endangerment and...