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Recent Crime News
21 hrs ago | via Martinsburg Journal
A Berkeley County jury found two Martinsburg men accused of robbing a brother and sister in a church parking lot not guilty, Monday afternoon. Darius J. Porter, 20, of Virginia Avenue, and Delonte J. Jennings, 21, of Valley Street, were accused of robbing the siblings at gunpoint May 27, 2014 in a church parking lot on West Martin Street in Martinsburg. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 23 | via Martinsburg Journal
For the past year, at least as a reader of both Panhandle daily newspapers, there is , a near crime wave in much of the Eastern Panhandle. Most news stories deal with charges, and naturally postpone trials and sentencing. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 17 | via Martinsburg Journal
Brian Alexander Hall, 27, of Windsor, Maryland, appeared before a federal judge in Martinsburg on Wednesday on heroin trafficking charges. Hall is the accused leader of a trafficking ring that was the target of a drug bust in the area Tuesday that saw 41 people arrested. Comment?
Friday Jun 12 | via WBOC-TV Salisbury
Ocean City Police arrested two West Virginia men for having a handgun and an assisted opening knife following a fight. According to police, an officer on uniform bicycle patrol saw two men fighting in the area of Baltimore Avenue and 17th Street June 6th at about 11:25 p.m. Officers quickly obtained Timothy N. Butts, 16, of Falling Waters, West Virginia and discovered that he had a 9mm semi-automatic handgun. Comment?
Jun 3, 2015 | via Martinsburg Journal
A 27-year-old man who pleaded guilty to soliciting an 11-year-old girl via text message was sentenced Wednesday afternoon to serve between two and 10 years in a state prison. Wade E. Decker, of Berkeley Station Road in Martinsburg, pleaded guilty to solicitation of a minor by computer on March 9. He was arrested July 23, 2013, at Lambert Park following a two-week sting conducted by authorities in North Carolina and Berkeley County. Comment?
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