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Ten arrested in fugitive sweep in W.Va.'s Eastern Panhandle

July 21, 2008

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Ten arrests were made Thursday when the U.S. Marshals Service went out in search of 13 area fugitives, according to a news release.

o Michael Crum of Kearneysville, W.Va., was arrested on a federal warrant charging him with conspiracy to sell stolen firearms and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

o Justin Rodehaver, of Martinsburg, was arrested on a federal warrant charging him with several counts of distribution of crack cocaine and distribution of heroin.

o Devron Brown, of Martinsburg, was arrested on a federal warrant charging him with distribution of crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school and other distributions.

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o Keith Carter, of Martinsburg, was arrested on a federal warrant charging him with several counts of distributing crack cocaine.

o Richard Dirting, of Kearneysville, was arrested on a federal warrant charging him with six counts of distribution of crack cocaine.

o George Graham III of Maryland was arrested on a federal warrant charging him with several counts of possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine.

o Gebront Gaddy of Inwood, W.Va., was arrested on a federal warrant charging him with several counts of weapon and drug offenses.

o Steven Allen of Kearneysville was arrested for violating his federal probation.

o Chelsea Pinkcett of Martinsburg was arrested on two counts of distribution of crack cocaine.

Also, authorities found a fugitive, Treyvaun Batchlor, on Douglas Grove Road. He allegedly gave officers a different name on his initial arrest.

Officers found that Batchlor was wanted under various names by several jurisdictions. He faces federal charges of conspiracy, straw purchase of a firearm, and distribution and possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine, according to the release.

Officers from the U.S. Marshals Service, West Virginia State Police, Berkeley County Sheriff's Department, Martinsburg (W.Va.) City Police Department, Shepherdstown (W.Va.) Police Department and Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms participated in the sweep.

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