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Home confinement offers alternative for judges, magistrates

Posted: Dec 10 2017 - 12:27 PM

MORGANTOWN — Home confinement offers an alternative for judges and magistrates when considering punishment for crimes. “It sure is a nice alternative to have,” said Phillip Gaujot, Mon County Circuit Court judge.Each case is different, but...

BFS denies allegation by former employee

Posted: Dec 9 2017 - 12:53 PM

MORGANTOWN — BFS denied the allegation by a former employee who argues she was fired because of her age and gender as the company contends she was fired for misconduct. BFS recently answered a lawsuit in Monongalia County Circuit Court fil...

Police release photo of robbery suspect

Posted: Dec 8 2017 - 3:41 PM

MORGANTOWN — Officers responded to a robbery at about 12:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at 1220 Don Knotts Boulevard, according to a press release from the Morgantown Police Department. The robbery suspect is described as a white male with a salt-an...

Morgantown man charged with sex assault

Posted: Dec 7 2017 - 5:18 PM

MORGANTOWN — Second degree sexual assault charges were filed against a Morgantown man.According to the criminal complaint: On Oct. 29, Radley J. Zamor, 21, of Morgantown, allegedly sexually assaulted a woman while she was passed out in a be...

Deputies arrest suspect for High Life Lounge robbery

Posted: Dec 7 2017 - 1:22 PM

MORGANTOWN — A suspect was arrested for second degree robbery Dec. 6 in connection with the Nov. 20 robbery at High Life Lounge Hot Spot, on Point Marion Road. According to a press release from the Mon County Sheriff’s De...

Man does not waive extradition to face charges in Pa.

Posted: Dec 6 2017 - 5:58 PM

KINGWOOD — Bruceton Mills resident Virgil Lee Hall did not waive extradition Dec. 6 to face charges Pennsylvania.Pennsylvania authorities have charged Hall, 44, with strangulation, making terroristic threats with intent to terrorize another...

Preston man surrenders to sheriff’s dept. after alleged assault

Posted: Dec 5 2017 - 11:01 PM

KINGWOOD — The woman Virgil Lee Hall is accused of assaulting was trying to take him home to avoid a confrontation when he attacked her, according to a criminal complaint.Hall, 44, of Bruceton Mills, surrendered to Preston County Sheriff’s...

Ohio man pleads in sex abuse case

Posted: Dec 5 2017 - 4:08 PM

MORGANTOWN — An Ohio man who had been charged with first-degree sexual abuse in Morgantown last January pleaded guilty to two lesser charges Dec. 5 in Monongalia County Circuit Court.Michael Clayton Shumaker, 56, of Bremen, Ohio, will now...