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Two Terra Alta residents arrested following stop

Posted: Aug 18 2017 - 4:57 PM

KINGWOOD — Two Terra Alta residents were arrested after a traffic stop Aug. 17 on Kanetown Road.Derek Ray Sisler, 30, was charged with felony forged registration. Heather Marie Tasker, 26, was charged with possession of a controlled subs...

Morgantown man charged in mugging

Posted: Aug 18 2017 - 4:52 PM

MORGANTOWN — A man faces at least 10 years in prison for mugging a woman near WVU’s campus, according to court records. The WVU Police Department charged Victor Michael Panico, 27, with first-degree robbery. He was arraigned in Monongalia...

Deputies seek information about vehicle stolen from Independence area

Posted: Aug 17 2017 - 1:47 PM

INDEPENDENCE — The Preston County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about a stolen vehicle from the Independence area. The vehicle is a white 2007 Chevy Tahoe with a W.Va. license plate of 6TV818. It has a spotlight on the front driv...

Masontown woman charged with DUI after accident

Posted: Aug 17 2017 - 4:27 PM

KINGWOOD — Police say a Masontown woman registered a blood alcohol level of .313 after an accident Aug. 16 — nearly four times the legal limit to drive of .08.Kimberly Reuna Williams, 34, is charged with aggravated DUI, driving on suspende...

Police charge man with attempted murder of girlfriend

Posted: Aug 17 2017 - 4:18 PM

The Dominion PostFAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is accused of trying to kill a woman, slashing her face and forcing her to look at her reflection in a mirror, according to court records. The Fairmont Police Department charged Michael Anthony Sti...

Gun-wielding man threatens over laundry, shower

Posted: Aug 17 2017 - 12:52 PM

MORGANTOWN — A Morgantown man faces charges for pointing a rifle at two people for not letting him do laundry or take a shower, according to an arrest report. The West Virginia State Police charged Phillip Jerome Host, 51, with two counts...

Woman pleads guilty to assault, shoplifting

Posted: Aug 16 2017 - 10:13 PM

KINGWOOD — Sentencing has been scheduled for October for Lisa Dawn Born, who pleaded guilty Aug. 16 to charges of unlawful assault and second-offense shoplifting. Born was originally charged with felony malicious wounding and felony third-...

MPD warns of suspicious activity in Sunnyside

Posted: Aug 15 2017 - 10:45 PM

MORGANTOWN — The Morgantown Police Department (MPD) is working on a case involving suspicious people in Sunnyside — an issue that some residents took to social media to raise concerns.“We’re aware of it,” Deputy Chief Eric Powell said. “We’...