Man enters guilty plea for having 34 pounds of pot
A Fayette County man who possessed more than 34 pounds of marijuana and a shotgun near his Oak Hill residence pleaded guilty to drug possession charges in U.S. District Court Monday.
Police arrest man after alleged threats are made
Police Chief J.P. Stevens said Michael Dallas Mitchell, 52, of Rainelle, was arrested Tuesday and charged with brandishing a deadly weapon, trespassing while armed, and public intoxication with a blood alcohol level double the legal limit.
Beckley woman pleads guilty to charge of felony embezzlement
A Beckley woman pleaded guilty to felony embezzlement and felony falsifying accounts Tuesday in Raleigh County Circuit Court before Judge H.L. Kirkpatrick.
Former Beckley PD evidence tech gets probation
After pleading guilty to taking oxycodone from the Beckley Police Department where she was employed as the evidence technician, Gabriella Brown was sentenced Monday to four years probation by U.S. District Judge David Faber.
Wyoming man charged in stabbing death of mother
A 30-year-old Saulsville man was charged with first degree murder Monday following the stabbing of his mother, according to Wyoming County Sheriff's Chief Deputy C.S. Parker.
- Two sought in armed robbery of Sunoco
Robbery suspect arrested
A Crab Orchard man has been taken into custody and charged with the Monday armed robbery of the MacArthur Little General Store.
Judge declares mistrial in Beckley shooting
Raleigh County Circuit Court Judge Robert Burnside declared a mistrial Tuesday in the case of a Beckley man accused of a drive-by shooting in April 2011.
Felon sentenced to prison for possessing firearm
A Fayette County felon who failed to comply with repeated orders to drop a firearm during the execution of a warrant for his arrest in January 2012 was sentenced Wednesday to three years and five months in federal prison for illegally possessing a firearm.
Prosecutor objects to low bond in robbery trial
Citing public safety issues, Greenbrier County Prosecuting Attorney Patrick Via vehemently opposed a motion for a low bond amount made by Gary Richard Baker’s defense counsel in court Tuesday.
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