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May 21, 2010

Four arrested in heroin deal from motel



MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Two men and two women accused of taking part in heroin deals from a motel just outside of Martinsburg were in Eastern Regional Jail Friday afternoon, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records.

o William Henry Webster, 38, of 21 Motel Drive, Martinsburg was charged with one count of conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance (heroin) and one count of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance (heroin), according to court records.

o Heather Renee Poole, 28, also of 21 Motel Drive, was charged with delivery of a controlled substance, conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance (heroin) and possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance (heroin), court records show.

o Robert Lee Feltner, 53, of 178 K Ranch Drive, Gerrardstown, W.Va., was charged with conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance (heroin), according to court records.

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o Lois Jean Feltner, 45, also of 178 K Ranch Drive, was charged with conspiracy and delivery of a controlled substance, court records show.

Two confidential informants were used to make the arrests Thursday at Martinsburg Motel, 396 Eagle School Road, according to a complaint filed in magistrate court by Cpl. B.W. Bean of the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crime Task Force.

The heroin sales orchestrated by police occurred in rooms 9 and 11, according to court records.

Magistrate W. Randy Smith arraigned the men and women Friday, records show.

-- Matthew Umstead

Deer ends up in back seat of vehicle in I-70 crash



A deer collided with a vehicle and ended up in the back seat in a crash Thursday night on Interstate 70 just west of the county line of Washington and Frederick counties, according to Maryland State Police.

A woman who was driving the westbound vehicle in the 8:42 p.m. crash escaped serious injury, a state police spokesman said.

The name of the woman was not available Thursday night.

The deer was killed in the crash, the spokesman said.

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