RANSON, W.Va. — Police Thursday morning executed search warrants at the Apple Tree Gardens Apartments and other locations in Ranson as part of the investigation into an April 25 fatal shooting at the North Mildred Street complex, according to the city police chief.
The search warrants were also executed in connection with an investigation into an armed robbery at a 7-Eleven down the street on April 23 which may be related to the shooting, Police Chief William “Bill” Roper said.
Xavier Juan Roberts, 23, of Halsey Court, Martinsburg, W.Va., was arrested Thursday evening in connection with that robbery, Roper said. Roberts was charged with armed robbery, brandishing a deadly weapon and petit larceny, Roper said.
After some narcotics were found in a search, Amber K. Williams, 25, of Ranson, was charged with midemeanor counts of possession of marijuana and cocaine, he said.