Defendant in War murder trial found guilty
After deliberating 88 minutes, the jury returned a verdict on both counts in the Earl Click trial on charges related to the July 17, 2012 murder of Dr. Thomas Clark Hatcher, mayor of War.
Defendant takes stand in McDowell murder trial
The court had already been alerted to the fact defendant Earl Click intended to testify on his own behalf, but an unexpected hush spread across the gallery when defense counsel Ronald Hassan asked his client to take the stand.
Several defendants enter guilty pleas in Raleigh court
Several individuals entered guilty pleas Monday for unrelated crimes before Raleigh County Circuit Court Judge John A. Hutchison.
Three charged with attempted murder
Three Wyoming County men have been arrested and charged with attempted murder in connection with a Mullens home invasion, according to police Chief Ray Toler.
After waiving preliminary trial, Oak Hill man awaits trial on alleged kidnapping charge
A middle school teacher accused of kidnapping an Oak Hill girl waived his right to a preliminary trial before Fayette County Magistrate Sharon McGraw Tuesday.
Joshua Taylor, 30, of Oak Hill, was remanded to Southern Regional Jail to await trial in the Jan. 18 kidnapping of a 13-year-old Oak Hill girl.
Former corrections officer pleads guilty to selling oxycodone
A former federal corrections officer who sold oxycodone to an undercover police informant pleaded guilty Tuesday to the felony charge of delivery of a controlled substance.
Meth lab busts in state up 85 percent in 2013
Methamphetamine lab seizures jumped 85 percent in West Virginia in 2013 as police discovered the illegal drug-making operations in 45 of the state’s 55 counties.
Police find chemicals used to produce drug inside Mabscott home
A spokesman for the Town of Mabscott said Monday that a house in the 100 block of Pine Street has been condemned and turned over to state agencies for further action due to methamphetamine contamination.
- Former federal corrections officer pleads guilty to drug charge
Three sentenced in circuit court
Three men were sentenced by Raleigh County Circuit Court Judge Robert A. Burnside Thursday.
Jeremy Wade Tolliver, 34, of Beckley, pleaded guilty to attempt to commit a felony.
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