Parkersburg Crime

Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Parkersburg, WV or anywhere in the US.

Recent Crime News

  • Decriminalize pot in W.Va.

    22 hrs ago | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Recently, two men were arrested in Parkersburg for cultivation of marijuana, and, if convicted, may end up spending some years in prison. Ironically, if those two men had been engaging in the same behavior in some burg in Colorado, they might have been asked to join the Chamber of Commerce as budding entrepreneurs.

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  • Police

    Thursday Jul 30 | via Marietta Times 

    Roy L. Goodnight Jr., 36, of 1316 Oak St., Parkersburg, was arrested Tuesday as he was hiding in the 100 block of Washington Street. He was charged with abduction, aggravated menacing, menacing and two counts of assault.

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  • Police seek aid to find Brandjes

    Wednesday Jul 29 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    The Parkersburg Police Department and the Wood County prosecuting attorney Wednesday issued a release asking for the public's continued help to find a man accused of murder and warning anyone assisting him could be prosecuted. Authorities have obtained a warrant and are looking for James Robert Brandjes, 30, last known address was 29 Prince Court, Lot 5, for the slaying of Mark Weaver, who was found early Saturday morning at his residence on 43rd Street in Parkersburg.

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  • Public help still needed in finding suspect

    Wednesday Jul 29 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    The Parkersburg Police Department and the prosecuting attorney issued a release today asking for the public's continued help to find a man accused of murder and warning anyone assisting him could be prosecuted. Authorities have obtained a warrant and are looking for Robert Brandjes, 30, last known address was 29 Prince Court, Lot 5, for the murder of Mark Weaver, who was found early Saturday morning at his residence on 43rd Street in Parkersburg.

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  • Flowers trial set for November

    Friday Jul 24 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Trial was scheduled for Nov. 17 in Wood County Circuit Court for a former finance directror for the city of Parkersburg who was accused of child neglect. Ashley Flowers, 31, 2615 Cypress St., Parkersburg, appeared in circuit court Friday and entered pleas of not guilty to two charges of child neglect creating a risk of injury, felonies returned by a special grand jurty on July 13. If convicted, she faces one to five years in prison or a $1,000-$3,000 fine.

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  • Flowers trial scheduled

    Friday Jul 24 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Trial was scheduled this morning for a former finance director of Parkersburg who was accused of two felony counts of child endangerment.

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  • Grand jury indicts Flowers

    Monday Jul 13 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Ashley Nicole Flowers, the former Parkersburg city finance director, was indicted by a Wood County grand jury Monday on charges of child neglect creating a risk of injury. Flowers, 31, 2615 Cypress St., was indicted by a special grand jury on two counts of child neglect creating risk of injury from Febuary 2015.

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  • One dead in shooting

    Sunday Jul 12 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin said around 7:16 p.m. Sunday a uniformed officer was flagged down by a pedestrian who informed him a shooting took place at 1302 Dillaway St., Parkersburg. The name of a man arrested in connection with the incident had not been released Sunday.

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  • Merrill facing breaking and entering charges

    Thursday Jul 2 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Merrill was initially arrested on a misdemeanor charge of possession of heroin around 2:30 a.m. Thursday, Martin said. After an investigation, three felony charges of breaking and entering were added.

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  • Wood County Resident Holds Burglary Suspect at Gunpo...

    Jan 13, 2011 | via WLTP-AM Vienna 

    On 11 Jan 11 Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to Old Ashby Ridge Road in regards to a Burglary in progress where the homeowner was holding one suspect at gun point inside the residence. Radio traffic indicated that Deputies Westfall and Jefferson had arrived on scene and had one female suspect in custody and Captain Shaver from the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources also on scene had another female in custody.

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Parkersburg Law

Is there anyway i can fight the interlock system?
I was charged with a dui in 2012 as a minor. i served 6 months and and now trying to get my licence back. To receive my licence back i need to have a car with the interlock system, to get the interlock i need to have insurance, to get insurance i need to have a licence. I am growing tired of this cycle and no being able to find any answer so i am going to fight the interlock. will i have any luck?
It's not uncommon for people with DUI charges to struggle with a circular pattern of requirements. Typically, you won't...
Wv resident with Oh DUI. Payed everything and sent proof of insurance. Still not lifted. What do I do?
Taken classes, payed fines and fees. Sent proof of insurance (by mail). It's been two weeks, and still not cleared on NDR.
Talk to the attorney who represented you in the OH dui.
I got a DUI 18-19 years ago and never went to court for it. Then I got caught driving and put in jail but bonded out for a 100.
What's the best way to clear up this mess and get my license back and not go to jail. This all happened in Athens ohio
I'd recommend hiring a top notch DUI lawyer in Athens Ohio to help resolve the case. It's so old now I'm not even sure...
I am currently working in ohio but reside in texas. had dwi in tx in 2006 and ovi last week in oh do they check other states?
at the hearing the judge did not mention my previous offense. my new hearing is coming up and after talking with an atty here, he was vague on the question and i don't want to pay for an atty as i am guilty.
I changed the practice category on this to DUI/DWI because that will bring it to the attention of the lawyers most...
Can i get off probation early in pennsylvania, after i have paid all my fines and completed all the programs and requirements.
I have seved 2 years and 2 months of a 5 year probation sentence and everything asked of me has been met and my probation officer wants me to be released.
Yes you can get off probation early. Ask your probation officer to schedule a hearing to review your probation. You...
How to get a DUI dropped?
My 80 year old grandpa got pulled over near his home in Walker W.Va.. He has alot of heatlh conditions that make him shake all the time. He just beat cancer with cemo therapy. A officer pulled him over and had him take a breathe alyzer which came back 1.38. My grandpa had only drank 2 beers earlier in the day. So i know he could not have blown that high of a number when he weighs around 170lbs. The officer arrested him. Well my grandpa has to walk with a walker when he is at home because of his age and medical conditions he staggers and falls into things. When they got him back to the police station they admiinsterd another breathe test that came back inconclusive. I am a private investigator in the state of West Virginia and was wondering how i can help my grandfather? Andrea
I would recommend consulting with some DUI attorneys in your area (assuming that is the same jurisdiction where the DUI...
I have had a dui and got an interlock in my car. I was caught driving another car without an interlock. They charged me with d
Driving with a suspended . My lawyer said that they offered me 30 days in ja on weekends and 30 days house arrest. Since the prosecuter already dropped ine similar charge to a regular revocked. I feel that my lawyer did not do enough and should switch lawyers. I live in West Virginia.
I don't knwo what your lawyer did or did not do but I do know that had you asked this question in Florida, where I have...