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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.
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by DON AINES | February 27, 2004
chambersburg@herald-mail.com FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - A 20-year-old Fayetteville woman released from Franklin County Prison Saturday was found dead in her home Wednesday morning, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Franklin County Coroner Jeffrey R. Conner said he pronounced Ashlee Renee Carbaugh, of 116 W. Main St., dead at 9:45 a.m. Results of an autopsy performed Thursday at Lehigh Valley Medical Center were inconclusive and a cause of death will not be released until results of toxicological tests are completed in six to eight weeks, he said.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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March 25, 2013
Seven people were named in three indictments returned by a federal grand jury sitting in Martinsburg last week, according to U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II. Christopher Wayne Williams, 39, of Mill Creek, W.Va., was named in a two-count indictment charging him with one count of felon in possession of a firearm and one count of possession of stolen firearms, according to a news release from Ihlenfeld's office. If convicted, Williams faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine on each count.
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February 21, 1998
A Baltimore woman was charged with possession of heroin and carrying a concealed weapon while at the Maryland Correctional Training Center Friday morning to visit an inmate, according to Maryland State Police. Tarita Lissome Lyon, 35, also was charged with possession with the intent to distribute heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said. A correctional officer noticed a bulge in a woman's cheek and asked her to spit what she had in her mouth into a trash can, police said.
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