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Wednesday Nov 25 | via West Virginia Metro
A circuit judge has ruled that former Berkeley County Sheriff's Capt. Dennis Streets, 55, was denied a fair trial in August when a jury found him guilty of embezzlement. Comment?
Thursday Nov 19 | via West Virginia Metro
W.Va. - The sentencing of former Berkeley County Sheriff's Department Captain Dennis Streets, 54, has been continued until next week. Streets was initially due to be sentenced last month on an embezzlement conviction stemming from the theft and sale of 13 department owned firearms between 2008 and 2013. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 18 | via Martinsburg Journal
An Inwood man was killed and another man was injured Wednesday evening after both were struck by a vehicle while walking through a parking lot off West King Street, according to a press release by the Martinsburg Police Department. Martinsburg police responded to Eddie's Tire at the intersection of West King Street and Tennessee Avenue for a report of two pedestrians struck. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 11 | via West Virginia Metro
One of two men accused of trying to have a Jefferson County delegate killed and his home burned down in 2014 will head to trial after rejecting a plea agreement Tuesday. Darryl Palmer, 50, had agreed to enter an Alford plea to one count of solicitation to commit murder, but his attorney told the judge Palmer did not wish to enter the plea agreement "as structured". Comment?
Wednesday Nov 4 | via West Virginia Metro
One of two men accused of robbing former NFL defensive back Fulton Walker, Jr. during a 2013 home-invasion pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery and assault during the commission of a felony this week in Berkeley County. Roger Doleman, Jr. faces up to 12 years in prison for the robbery conviction, followed by a prison term of not less than two or more than 10 years for the assault conviction as part of a binding plea agreement. Comment?
Oct 26, 2015 | via Martinsburg Journal
I think it is time for Shepherdstown to step up and get traffic lights rather than all of the stop signs. The traffic is unreal. Comment?
Oct 20, 2015 | via ARLnow.com
Arlington Man Arrested for Murder - A 51-year-old Arlington man has been arrested and charged in the strangulation death of a man in Martinsburg, West Virginia. The alleged crime happened Saturday afternoon. Comment?
Oct 20, 2015 | via West Virginia Metro
Tommie Cummings, 51, of Arlington, Va., was arrested Monday in Virginia on a fugitive-from-justice warrant and was charged with one count of first-degree murder in the death of Edward Young, Jr. Young, 50, was found dead around 11:00 a.m. Sunday in the 600 block of West Martin Street near the Winchester & Western Railroad tracks in Martinsburg. Hans Fogle grew up in Martinsburg, W.Va. Comment?
Oct 19, 2015 | via Martinsburg Journal
An Arlington, Virginia man was arrested Monday on first-degree murder charges in the strangulation of a Martinsburg man found dead Sunday. The body of Edward Arthur Young Jr., 50, 609 W. Martin St. was found at about 11 a.m. Sunday near railroad tracks in the 600 block of West Martin Street. Comment?
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