Harrison County Newswire

Harrison County Newswire

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  1. Harrison authorities searching for suspect who fled from meth lab bustRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    Authorities in Harrison County are searching for a suspect alleged to have worked with two others in operating a methamphetamine lab. Justin Ryan Golden, 24 Clarksburg, fled the scene of the Oakmound apartment complex early Friday morning when the Harrison County Sheriff's Department Street Crimes and Drug Unit executed a search warrant there.

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  2. Harrison County lifts burn banRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KYTX-TV News

    This afternoon Smith County Judge Joel Baker signed an order rescinding the disaster declaration that banned outdoor burning in Smith County which was put into effect August 6, 2015. Anyone needing more information related to the burn ban is asked to call the Smith County Fire Marshal's Office at 903-590-2655.

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  3. Harrison County woman sentenced for role in 2014 death of Clarksburg manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | West Virginia Metro

    A guilty plea entered by Tracy Renee Boals-Miller, 20, of Lumberport, to voluntary manslaughter was accepted Tuesday afternoon by the court. She was then ordered by Harrison County Circuit Court Judge John Lewis Marks to serve 15 years in the penitentiary -with credit for time severed since she was incarcerated 511 days ago- and must reimburse the state's Crime Victims Compensation Fund $1,000.

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  4. Woman injured in attack by 5 dogs in Harrison CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Inter-Mountain

    Harrison County Sheriff Albert Marano tells The Exponent Telegram that the incident occurred on Monday morning in Summit Park.

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  5. Weekend drug bust in Harrison County may solve shooting as wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | West Virginia Metro

    An undercover operation in Harrison County nabbed three suspects on drug charges over the weekend, but it may have also solved a shooting from earlier this month. Clarksburg Police consider the two juveniles arrested during the bust to be persons of interest in an August 17th non-fatal shooting near Stealey Avenue in the city.

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  6. Harrison county delegate endorses Senator Marco Rubio for PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | West Virginia Metro

    Despite the crowded field of Republican candidates, Delegate Hamrick thinks Senator Rubio is the best option for the country after meeting him privately at an event in Ohio. "There's a long road to go, but I have gotten to know a lot about Marco Rubio," Hamrick said on the MetroNews-affiliated "The Mike Queen Show" on the AJR News Network.

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  7. Harrison County man sentenced on bribery, marijuana possession chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | West Virginia Metro

    A Harrison County man will potentially spend up to 10 years in prison after he attempted to bribe a police officer during a traffic stop in which he was found with drugs and money. Shawnquel Lathan Holmes, 25, of Clarksburg, received six months on a second offense possession of less than 15 grams of marijuana misdemeanor charge and 1-10 years on felony bribery of a public official charge.

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  8. Undercover operation in Harrison County leads to arrest of one man and two juvenilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | West Virginia Metro

    An undercover operation in Harrison County led to the arrested of one adult and two juveniles attempting to distribute heroin. On Friday, the Harrison County Sheriff's Department Street Crimes and Drug Unit attempted an undercover "controlled buy" of heroin in the downtown Clarksburg area from Travis Ryan Pennington, 28, of Clarksburg, who was assisted by two juvenile males from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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  9. Garland joins WYK Associates Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Garland is a cabinet member for the 2016 United Way campaign and she also served on the 2015 United Way of Harrison County's Automotive Division. She also is in the Leadership Harrison 2015-2016 class and is a member of the Clarksburg League for ...

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  10. Inmate escapes Harrison County prison, recaptured in less than half an hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | West Virginia Metro

    An inmate escaped the low-to-medium security Salem Penitentiary late Friday morning, but was recaptured without making it out of Harrison County. 56-year-old Ira Hyde started his day on work release, serving time out of Wood County for grand larceny and assault.

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  11. Pennsylvania man sentenced on federal heroin trafficking chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | West Virginia Metro

    Robert Crenshaw, 62, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, distributed heroin in December 2014 near Koupal Towers, a public housing authority facility in Harrison County. He pleaded guilty in March to one count of Distribution of Heroin within 1,000 Feet of a Protected Location and was sentenced Friday to 46 months in prison.

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  12. "Give Me A Reason" project to provide home drug testing kits in Harrison CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | West Virginia Metro

    In an effort to deter substance abuse in Harrison County, residents will be able to get home drug testing kits as part of the "Give Me A Reason" initiative. "We're doing the best we can with enforcement and we realize that that's an uphill battle and [substance abuse] is becoming a serious epidemic nationwide," Bridgeport Police Chief John Walker said.

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  13. Company seeks 8 percent increase in Mon Power ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | West Virginia Metro

    ... the fence," according to Meyers. Effective October 2013, Mon Power purchased the remaining 80 percent of the Harrison County power plant not already owned by the First Energy subsidiary. "For about a 17-month period, there was a special surcharge. ...

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  14. Police seeking man who fled on foot into woods after high speed chase in Harrison CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | West Virginia Metro

    Police in Harrison County are searching for a man who fled into the woods on foot after leading police on a chase. Joseph Michael Moore, 30, of Bridgeport, took off on his motorcycle after an officer from the Bridgeport Police Department attempted to pull him over during a routine traffic stop at approximately 2 p.m. Monday afternoon.

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  15. Man pleads guilty to Harrison County quadruple homicide; judge holds off on accepting pleasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | West Virginia Metro

    A Fairmont man has pleaded guilty to four counts of murder related to a 2013 quadruple homicide in Harrison County, but it will be October before it is known if the court will accept those pleas. The trial of Sidney Arthur Muller, 29, was set to begin Monday morning, but instead, he entered guilty pleas to two counts of first degree murder and two counts of second degree murder -which had been negotiated down from first degree murder as part of a deal with the state.

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  16. 2013 Harrison County quadruple homicide trial set to begin MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Big News Network.com

    ... Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. In an effort to monitor the process leading up to the trial, Harrison County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Bedell scheduled weekly status hearing, in which Muller appeared via video. The last of these was held on ...

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  17. Sheriff's Department questioning suspect after Harrison County stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | West Virginia Metro

    The Harrison County Sheriff's Department has detained a suspect for questioning after a Friday morning stabbing resulted in a person being transported to the hospital. Law enforcement arrived at the scene at 11:36 a.m. Friday morning close to the intersection of Copeland Avenue and Philippi Pike in the Eastview area, according to Harrison 911 officials.

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  18. Police identify man trapped for nearly a day after wreck in Harrison CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | West Virginia Metro

    Police have identified the man who wreck his vehicle in Harrison County early Thursday morning and wasn't found until that night. Lloyd Dodd, 30, of Wilsonburg, is said to be in critical condition at Ruby Memorial Hospital due to injuries sustained in the crash.

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  19. Police arrest woman in Harrison County after early morning stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | West Virginia Metro

    A man is in the hospital and a woman is in police custody after a reported stabbing early Wednesday morning in Harrison County. Emergency responders arrived at the scene along Clay Street in Clarksburg at approximately 1:30 a.m., according to officials.

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  20. Trial delayed for man accused in 2014 Harrison County murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Big News Network.com

    ... rrell Golden beginning next week. However, a motion filed on behalf of Miller by his attorney was granted by Harrison County Circuit Judge John Lewis Marks to extend the trial to the next term of court.

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