Wanted for failure to register, Ronald Ward II, 27, of Eccles, turned himself in at the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office just before midnight Wednesday, reported Cpl. R.A. Daniel of the West Virginia State Police.
Daniel said the sheriff’s office arrested Ward on warrants for the sale and transfer of stolen property in addition to the state warrant for failure to register as a sex offender.
Police said Ward as been remanded at the Southern Regional Jail to wait arraignment before the Raleigh County Magistrate Court.
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Search begins for Raleigh County administrator
Another step was taken Tuesday in quest of a new Raleigh County administrator to succeed the ailing John Humphrey.
Crews race to find survivors of Oklahoma twister
Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including at least nine children, and those numbers were expected to climb.
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First GOP delegate in Boone commissioned 2nd lieutenant
Joshua Nelson picked up a new moniker last fall, becoming the first Republican ever in Boone County to land a seat in the House of Delegates.
Now, he has earned a new title — lieutenant.
MASSIVE DEADLY TORNADO
A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph. At least 51 people were killed, and officials said the death toll was expected to rise.
Voices from the scene — ‘Everything came down on top of me’
These quotes were compiled by Reporter Michael Kinney.
Stabbed tattoo artist recalls details of fight
A Beckley tattoo artist and business owner, called a hero for his role in breaking up a domestic altercation, was recovering Sunday at Raleigh General Hospital from stab wounds he’d received Friday.
Traffic lights, more police needed in ’pike wrecks
Experience is viewed as life’s great teacher, and lessons learned from a horrendous traffic snarl after a May 3 car-truck collision on the West Virginia Turnpike cry for more boots on the ground and control over traffic lights in Beckley.
Panel ponders tolls to build, maintain roads
Toll booths might some day mushroom along roads across West Virginia, giving motorists in other regions a taste of what driving has cost southern residents nearly six full decades.
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