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May 23, 2008
GERRARDSTOWN, W.Va. -- A Gerrardstown man and his mother were arrested Thursday morning and charged with several felony charges involving distribution of heroin, the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. The arrests came after the Sheriff's Office Special Response Team served a search warrant at a home in the 700 block of Loop Road for illegal narcotics, the release said. Gary Vanhorn Jr., 30, of 739 Loop Road, was and charged with three felony counts of distribution of a controlled substance (heroin)
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by DAVE McMILLION | January 5, 2006
charlestown@herald-mail.com MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A 38-year-old Harpers Ferry, W.Va., man faces 20 years to life in prison following his guilty plea Wednesday morning in U.S. District Court in connection with a heroin-related death at the Towne House Motor Lodge in Charles Town, W.Va., last September. Richard Allen Ashbaugh pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate David Joel to one count of aiding and abetting in distributing heroin resulting in death. Ashbaugh also faces a fine up to $1 million, Joel said.
NEWS
November 24, 2008
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. --Police confiscated 40 to 50 packets of heroin and more than 10 packets of crack cocaine from a New Jersey man found sleeping at a hotel in Martinsburg on Monday. Charged with two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substances, Jomo K. Morris of Newark, is in Eastern Regional Jail on $100,000 cash-only bond set by Berkeley County Magistrate Jim Humphrey in an arraignment hearing, according to magistrate court and jail records. The drugs were found by police on a night stand and table in Room 319 at the Days Inn at 209 Viking Way, according to a complaint filed by Martinsburg Police Department patrolman D.L. English.
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By DON AINES | May 8, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Chambersburg man pleaded guilty Wednesday in Franklin County Court to stealing Oil of Olay and over-the-counter medications to pay for his heroin habit. Benjamin Albert Osterman, 29, of 3021 Edenville Road, pleaded guilty to one count of retail theft in exchange for two other counts being dismissed. He was placed on probation for two years and ordered by Judge John R. Walker to pay restitution of more than $2,100 to the victims - Sunnyway Foods, CVS Pharmacy and Rite Aid. In February, Sunnyway management contacted the Greencastle Police Department telling officers that about $164 in Advil and Tylenol products were missing.
NEWS
November 13, 2012
Two fugitives wanted on charges of delivery and conspiracy to deliver heroin were arrested on Porter Avenue in Martinsburg on Tuesday, after officers followed up on a tip from the public. Dallas Cook, 35, and Meagan Teets, 28, were both wanted on charges of delivery of heroin and conspiracy to deliver heroin, according to a news release from the U.S. Marshals Service, which was asked to assist in locating and apprehending Cook and Teets. On Nov. 2, the task force began looking for Cook and Teets.
NEWS
November 28, 2012
Two Martinsburg residents who authorities allege went into cardiac arrest after they injected heroin while their children were in the house have been charged with child neglect, the Martinsburg Police Department said. Maurilio A. Chaparro, 20, and Caitlin M. McGee, 23, both of 607 N. Second St., were charged with one count each of child neglect with risk of injury, according to a police department news release. Officers said they received a call at 4:30 p.m. Monday for two people who were in cardiac arrest at a home at 607 N. Second St. in Martinsburg.
NEWS
March 23, 2011
Four Berkeley County residents accused of being involved in dealing heroin were arraigned on felony charges Monday night after police conducted a deal with a confidential informant, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records. That deal led to the discovery of more than 50 packs of heroin and more than $1,000 in cash at a Hedgesville, W.Va., area residence off Cannon Hill Road, according to court records. Nancy Ann Cavins, 39, of 14 Process Road, Hedgesville, W.Va., was arraigned by Magistrate Joan V. Bragg on one count of conspiracy to distribute heroin and possession of a controlled substance, court documents said.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | March 26, 2013
The state is recommending a Hagerstown man spend 15 to 20 years in state prison after he entered guilty pleas Tuesday in Washington County Circuit Court to six burglaries - as well as criminal offenses committed after he posted bond on the burglary charges. Timothy Blake Miller, 21, formerly of 17548 Gay St., also pleaded guilty to a rogue and vagabond charge and entered an Alford plea to a charge of possession of heroin with intent to distribute. An Alford plea in not an admission of guilt, but is an acknowledgment that the state has enough evidence to get a conviction.
NEWS
February 22, 2013
The following individuals have been indicted this week by a grand jury that was seated Tuesday for the February term of Berkeley County Circuit Court. An indictment merely indicates that an individual is believed to have committed the crime. Azeez B. Banire, 21, Martins Landing, Apt. 125, Martinsburg, on counts of burglary, second-degree robbery and conspiracy. Shanz J. Campbell, 28, 364 Royal Crest Drive, Martinsburg, on two counts of delivery of cocaine and one count of conspiracy to deliver cocaine.
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by MARLO BARNHART | January 23, 2003
Already serving a 20-year prison sentence for distribution of heroin, a Hagerstown man was sentenced Wednesday to 31 more years on additional drug and weapons offenses. The new sentences imposed Wednesday on Victor Thomas Winegardner were for possession with intent to distribute both heroin and marijuana, possession of morphine and possession of a firearm in conjunction with drug trafficking, said Sgt. Mark Holtzman, director of the Washington County Narcotics Task Force in a press release.
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