MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - An Inwood, W.Va., man accused of taking a friend's truck without permission, crashing it into an abandoned store and then trying to punch an officer was arraigned on several charges Thursday.
Police charged Mark A. Bowling, 32, of Patrick Court, with battery on a police officer, resisting arrest, unlawful taking of a vehicle, public intoxication and assault on a police officer, all misdemeanors.
The incident began early Thursday when a man at Ollie's, a bar outside of Martinsburg, W.Va., reported his truck missing. He told police that he believed a friend who had a spare key, took the truck and crashed it into the old Lowe's store on Apple Harvest Drive.