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NEWS
December 16, 1997
Man's death under investigation MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - West Virginia State Police are investigating the death of a Martinsburg man found floating Monday afternoon in a pond at a mobile home park. Kenyah Mardell Robinson, 21, a resident of the Country Kove apartments on U.S. 11 south of Martinsburg, was found at about 2:30 p.m. at the Rural Crest Estates subdivision on Fairfax Avenue in Berkeley County, West Virginia State Police said. State Trooper R.C. Copson said the body was found by a resident of the subdivision.
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NEWS
April 18, 2011
West Virginia State Police were looking for an unidentified male who shot a Martinsburg man several times in the upper body early Sunday at a bar in Charles Town. Travis Coon, 26, of Martinsburg, was taken to Jefferson Memorial Hospital and later flown to a Washington, D.C., area hospital after he was shot two or three times in the upper body, according to a state police press release. Troopers said the shooting occurred at about 2:30 a.m. at the Tap House sports bar at 107 Keyes Ferry Road.
NEWS
February 17, 2013
Five people were arrested and about an ounce of crack cocaine was seized after police conducted a search Saturday at 118 Centre St., according to the Martinsburg Police Department. More than $1,300 in cash also was seized when members of the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, city police and West Virginia State Police searched the home off East Burke Street, according to a news release from Sgt. J.E. Darby. According to Darby, those arrested were Shasta C. Myers, 21, of 35 Perry Drive, Falling Waters, W.Va.; Luis M. Delgado, 21, of 3551 East Tremont, Bronx, N.Y.; Eric Junior Donaldson, 19, of 35 Perry Drive, Falling Waters; Bobby T. Hoyt, 40, of 118 Centre St.; and Eusebio D. Booth, 33, of 118 Centre St. All five were charged with possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine/conspiracy.
NEWS
March 4, 2009
BERKELEY COUNTY, W.Va. -- The ramp on southbound Interstate 81 at exit 16 was closed Wednesday morning because of an overturned tractor-trailer, a Berkeley County Emergency Services dispatcher said. No injuries were reported. The accident was reported at 8:15 a.m., she said. West Virginia State Police were expecting a backup on the Interstate, a trooper said.
NEWS
August 11, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A motorist was killed early Friday in an accident on Interstate 81, West Virginia State Police said. Police still are trying to identify the victim, whose body was badly burned, Sgt. G.S. Petsko said Friday night. Emergency dispatchers were notified of the accident in the southbound lanes of the interstate just south of the 12-mile marker at 12:25 a.m., officials said. Petsko said two vehicles were involved in the accident.
BREAKINGNEWS
February 3, 2012
A helicopter was called to the scene of a traffic accident Friday night in Shenandoah Junction, W.Va., a Jefferson County Emergency Services dispatcher said. The dispatcher said the accident was reported at 8:02 p.m. on Ridge Road. Neither the dispatcher nor West Virginia State Police had further details, including the exact location of the accident.
NEWS
July 22, 2011
The body of a man was found floating face down Thursday evening in a quarry in the 200 block of Berkeley Station Road north Martinsburg, West Virginia State Police said. Sgt. C.A. Mahood said Friday morning that police were trying to identify the man. “He still had his clothes on, but nothing to identify him,” Mahood said. ¿It's currently under investigation.¿ Mahood said the body was discovered between 8 and 9 p.m.
NEWS
by SARAH MULLIN | June 6, 2002
martinsburg@herald-mail.com A woman who had gone to the Hedgesville Post Office to mail letters was found Tuesday night in the post office lobby bleeding from stab wounds, West Virginia State Police said Wednesday. Cathy A. Crissy, 43, of Hedgesville, was taken to City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va., where she died, police said. Hedgesville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Co. personnel who were called to the post office found Crissy laying in a pool of blood in the front lobby, according to state police reports.
NEWS
by DAVE McMILLION | February 27, 2007
CHARLES TOWN, W.VA. - Police might have to wait until the end of the week before they get preliminary results of an autopsy to help determine whether a man involved in a six-hour police standoff last week died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound or gunshots fired by police, a West Virginia State Police spokesman said Monday. Sgt. Eric Burnett said officials with the state Medical Examiner's Office in Charleston, W.Va., requested more information from state police to help them make a determination about the cause of Dorsey Cox's death.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | August 3, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A man who is legally blind, his girlfriend and his son were not injured Friday morning after being awakened during a home invasion-style burglary in a Berkeley County mobile home park, West Virginia State Police said. Two males kicked in the front door of the home off Regiment Lane in the Rocky Glen Mobile Home Park just before the county's emergency dispatch center received a call for help at 7:25 a.m., State Police Trooper J.D. Schuessler said. Once inside, one of the suspects confronted the boy in his bedroom and held a gun to the back of his head before the boy's father intervened and pushed the suspect toward the door, Schuessler said.
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