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NEWS
July 14, 1997
The FBI and authorities in North Carolina on Sunday located a West Virginia man who allegedly fled with his two young children in March, according to West Virginia State Police. Bobby Gene King Jr. was being held Monday in Charlotte pending extradition to Berkeley County, W.Va., police said. He is charged with felony concealment of a minor, police said. The children, two daughters, were being kept by North Carolina Health and Human Services officials until the mother, Julia McGhee arrives, police said.
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NEWS
December 5, 2011
A 37-year-old Shepherdstown-area man died early Sunday after the car he was driving crashed into a tree along W.Va. 480 in Jefferson County, West Virginia State Police said Monday. Timothy David Kamer of 236 Maddex Drive was pronounced dead by county medical examiner Donald Shirley at the scene of the crash, which happened just after 3 a.m. north of Orleans Drive near Kearneysville, W.Va., according to a news release. Kamer was driving north in a white 1992 BMW on W.Va. 480, also known as Kearneysville Pike, when the car went off the west side of the road, rolled through a plain of grass and struck a tree in a head-on collision, police said in the news release.
NEWS
February 21, 1998
Martinsburg boy, 16, killed in automobile accident MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A 16-year-old Martinsburg, W.Va., boy was killed Saturday morning in a two-vehicle wreck on Berkeley Station Road, according to West Virginia State Police. Aaron Setting was a passenger in a 1984 Buick when he was killed in the wreck shortly before 7 a.m., said West Virginia State Police. Walter Dunn, age unavailable, was traveling north on Berkeley Station Road in a 1979 Ford station wagon, police said.
NEWS
By ANDREW SCHOTZ | July 15, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.VA.-A Berkeley County, W.Va., man who was injured Thursday in a fight involving his brother and another man has died, West Virginia State Police said Saturday. Douglas "Scott" Funk II, 23, of 244 Dinner Belle Court in the Brookstone subdivision north of Hedgesville, died Friday night, police said. Funk previously was listed in critical condition at City Hospital in Martinsburg. Christopher Michael Speikers, 21, of 13095 Back Creek Valley Road in the Tomahawk section of Berkeley County, was charged with one felony count of malicious assault after the fight, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records.
NEWS
September 5, 2010
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. -- A 26-year-old Morgan County woman was flown to Winchester (Va.) Medical Center on Saturday after being shot with a shotgun and beaten with a baseball bat, according to a West Virginia State Police press release. Robert Alan Gretsinger, 58, of Berkeley Springs, was charged with attempted murder and malicious wounding in the incident at 1255 Pious Ridge Road, West Virginia State Police Sgt. S.E. Davis said. Gretsinger allegedly fired several shots at Carrie Lowe after she took the keys to his truck at his home, Davis said.
NEWS
August 4, 1997
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - West Virginia State Police said three members of a Winchester, Va., family were taken to Winchester Medical Center after their car rolled over Sunday on Interstate 81. The accident occurred just after 4 p.m. about a mile south of Exit 12 when a southbound minivan driven by Robert Lutjan of Roanoke, Va., switched from the right to the left lane, police said. Carmel M. Taibia-Lehn, 42, of Winchester, drove onto the berm to avoid a collision and lost control of her car, flipping it over, police said.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | July 24, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A Northfield, Minn., man charged with driving under the influence for at least the fourth time was one of 10 motorists that West Virginia State Police troopers arrested at a sobriety checkpoint over the weekend. Nathan Alan Olson, 29, was arrested about 11:30 p.m. Saturday by 1st Lt. S.R. Dawson during the checkpoint along U.S. 11 south of Martinsburg, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records. Olson was arraigned by Magistrate Harry L. Snow on DUI third offense, a felony, and misdemeanor possession of marijuana less than 15 grams, according to court records.
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
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
January 28, 2007
Suspect captured, 2 sought in robbery MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Berkeley County Sheriff's Department announced the capture Saturday of one of three suspects in the Jan. 14 armed robbery of the Waffle House on Edwin Miller Boulevard. According to a sheriff's department press release, Garry L. Himes was taken into custody after officers from the department, with assistance from the Martinsburg Police Department and West Virginia State Police, served a search warrant on Saturday about 12:30 a.m. at a home in Hedgesville, W.Va.
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