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MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Martinsburg Police Chief George Swartwood is proud of the men and women of his force every day, but last month, they outdid themselves. In the evening hours of April 27th. 2021, the Eastern Panhandle Drugs & Violent Crimes Task Force and the Martinsburg City Police Department Detective Unit and Uniformed Patrol Division, […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 14, 2021, 12:54 pm
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — Morgan County Sheriff K-C Bohrer announced yesterday that two subjects have been arrested following a May 7th home invasion on Sticky Kline Road. The first suspect, John Barber, was arrested the day of the home invasion, which injured a female and a male inside the home. A second suspect, Remington Colt […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 12, 2021, 11:47 am
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Two Berkeley County students are getting a full ride from WVU. West Virginia University on Monday announced five school students are its West Virginia University Foundation Scholars. The Foundation Scholarship is open for West Virginia students who have a minimum GPA of 3.8 and a minimum composite score of 31 on the […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 4, 2021, 12:32 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Berkeley County Clerk Elaine Mauck faces felony charges after allegedly breaking into storage units owned by her predecessor. The 74-year-old was arraigned Monday in Berkeley County Magistrate Court on one felony charge of breaking and entering and one felony charge of petit larceny. Her bail was set at $7,500. Former Berkeley County […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: May 4, 2021, 12:28 pm
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — There is a high wind advisory today through 2 a.m. Saturday for the listening area. The National Weather Service in Baltimore says to expect Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. The advisory area includes Western Maryland and Northern Virginia as well as West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle. […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: April 30, 2021, 10:40 am
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — A Jefferson County man died while being arrested after allegedly assaulting an elderly woman early Saturday morning. It happened April 24th just after 1:30 a.m. in a home on Torrey Pines court near Charles Town. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office tells The Panhandle News Network they were called for an assault […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: April 27, 2021, 3:22 pm
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney, Matthew L. Harvey, reports that 51 individuals have been indicted by the Jefferson County Grand Jury between April 20 and April 22, 2021. The fact that a person has been charged with a crime, is merely an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent under the law until […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: April 26, 2021, 10:59 am
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — The trial of a Morgan County man in the death of a Berkeley Springs teenager has been postponed until September because of COVID-19 case. The Morgan Messenger reports Morgan County Circuit Judge Debra McLaughlin agreed late last week to to postpone the trial of Andy McCauley which was scheduled to begin […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: April 26, 2021, 10:58 am
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Berkeley County Sheriff Nathan Harmon says an investigation is ongoing after numerous shots were fired at a Berkeley County motel, possibly striking an individual. In a statement issued early Tuesday, Sheriff Harmon says the call came in just after 11 a.m. to the Motel 6 on Hammonds Mill Road in Falling Waters. […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: April 13, 2021, 11:08 am
A Martinsburg man described as a ‘habitual offender’ was sentenced Monday to 32 years to life in prison. Jefferson County Prosecutor Matt Harvey says 37-year-old Kevin Ray Fowler, Jr. of Martinsburg, West Virginia had been convicted back in November of Robbery in the First Degree, Burglary, Felony Conspiracy and pronounced guilty of 16 counts of […]
Author: marshakavalek
Posted: March 24, 2021, 2:04 pm