Ranson, W.Va. woman arraigned on robbery, grand larceny

October 12, 2012|By MATTHEW UMSTEAD |

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — One of three people to be charged in connection with an Aug. 26 carjacking along Golf Course Road was arraigned Friday in Berkeley County Magistrate Court.

Lisa Marie Horne, 26, of Ranson, W.Va., was arraigned by Magistrate Jim Humphrey on single counts of first-degree robbery, grand larceny and accessory to robbery, according to court documents.

Preliminary hearings in magistrate court for co-defendants Brad Lee Waldron, 25, of Purcellville, Va., and Paula Christina Killian, 26, of Martinsburg, who face the same charges, are scheduled for next month, according to court records.

 A man told police he was driving home when a woman jumped in front of him, which caused him to stop the car to see what the woman needed, according to court documents. At that point, the driver said a man approached and indicated he had a pistol and advised him to get out of the vehicle, according to court documents.

Berkeley County Sheriff’s Deputy M.L. Buracker was dispatched to the reported carjacking in progress at 12:46 a.m., according to court documents.

The 23-year-old victim told police he was punched twice and got out of the vehicle and began to run, according to court documents

The driver said the male suspect told him not to call anybody, and he and the two females suspect got in the victim’s car and drove off, according to court documents.

The stolen vehicle was located in Frederick County, Md., at the scene of a commercial burglar alarm less than two hours after the reported crime, according to court documents.

The defendants were found not far from the unoccupied vehicle, which had a value of about $6,000, according to court documents.

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