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23, May 2013 - Norfolk Man charged with robbing bank in Va. Beach
VIRGINIA BEACH-A man wanted for robbing a bank was arrested after bailing from his car, Va. Beach Police said. 21-year-old Dequann Jordan Moore of Norfolk was wanted for the April 22 robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank on Providence Road. They say officers who went to arrest him on May 18 saw him driving away from a home on Lisa Square in Va. Beach, so they tried to stop him. He bailed from the ...
23, May 2013 - Man Life sentence sought for state police lot arsonist
LEWISBURG, W.Va. -- Greenbrier Countys prosecutor is seeking a life sentence for a man convicted of torching several vehicles at a West Virginia State Police barracks.Prosecutor Patrick Via says in a court filing that 48-year-old David Clayton White of Mea...
23, May 2013 - Man Life sentence sought for Greenbrier Co. police lot arsonist
LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) -- Greenbrier County's prosecutor is seeking a life sentence for a man convicted of torching several vehicles at a West Virginia State Police barracks. Prosecutor Patrick Via
23, May 2013 - Fairfax 4th Circuit allows capital retrial of alleged drug kingpin
McLEAN, Va. â€” A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Virginia should be allowed to pursue a capital murder case against an alleged drug kingpin from northern Virginia, overruling a lower court that had sought to put an end to the 12-year legal saga by ordering his unconditional release. In a 2-1 ruling, the 4th [...]
23, May 2013 - Man Volunteer firefighter, son face arson charges
MOUNT LOOKOUT, W.Va. -- A volunteer firefighter and his son face charges of setting a string of fires in Nicholas County.Media outlets report that West Virginia State Police arrested Charles Fillmore Barnett and his son, Charles Lindell Barnett, on T...
23, May 2013 - Norfolk Suspect charged for VB bank robbery
Police have identified a suspect for an April bank robbery at a Virginia Beach Wells Fargo.
23, May 2013 - Traffic lights, more police needed in â€™pike wrecks
Experience is viewed as lifeâ€™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.
23, May 2013 - Appeals court allows capital retrial of Wolfe
A federal appeals court will allow Virginia to pursue a capital murder case against an alleged drug kingpin from northern Virginia.
23, May 2013 - Norfolk Man arrested in April Virginia Beach bank robbery
Virginia Beach police have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection to an April 22 bank robbery after a police dog caught him this week. Â Â Â Â
23, May 2013 - Signer steps aside, supports Herring for Dem AG nomination
Leesburg lawyer Mike Signer, who had taken preliminary steps to run for the Democratic nomination for Virginia Attorney General in 2013, announced Thursday that he will not seek the nomination and i
23, May 2013 - Martinsburg Trooper charged with fraud
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- A West Virginia State Police trooper faces charges of obtaining leave pay for military training that he didnt attend.Media outlets report that a Berkeley County Circuit Court grand jury indicted 25-year-old Johnathan Brand on Wedn...
23, May 2013 - Alexandria Cuccinelli leads Va. slate that's strongly conservative
Virginia Republicans will put up an unquestionably conservative ticket in the fall elections, a prospect delighting the party's base and presenting a crystal-clear contrast with Democrats in what is likely to be the marquee election of 2013. Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, E.W. Jackson of Chesapeake and state Sen. ...
23, May 2013 - Logan Teen Arrested For NRA Shirt Returns To Class With Same T-Shirt
The jailed for NRA t-shirt student Jared Marcum is returning to class wearing the same NRA shirt he was arrested for in the first place. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, middle schooler Jared Marcum was jailed over a NRA t-shirt dispute with one of the teachers at West Virginiaâ€™s Logan Middle School. Jared Marcumâ€™s stepfather, [...] Teen Arrested For NRA Shirt Returns To Class With Same ...
23, May 2013 - Martinsburg State trooper charged with fraud
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- A West Virginia State Police trooper faces charges of obtaining leave pay for military training that he didnt attend.Media outlets report that a Berkeley County Circuit Court grand jury indicted 25-year-old Johnathan Brand on Wednesda...
23, May 2013 - Norfolk Norfolk man arrested in Va. Beach bank robbery
VIRGINIA BEACH Police took a robbery suspect into custody after he jumped out of a moving car he was driving.
23, May 2013 - Martinsburg W.Va. trooper charged with fraud
A West Virginia State Police trooper faces charges of obtaining leave pay for military training that he didn't attend.
23, May 2013 - Hinsdale police capture man involved in two-state chase, Wednesday
HINSDALE, N.H. -- A 40-year-old Virginia man was arrested in Hinsdale Wednesday night, after evading police in at least two states in a stolen vehicle.
23, May 2013 - WVSP arrests Lenore resident on multiple charges
LENORE - A Lenore resident was taken into custody by the West Virginia State Police (WVSP) on Wednesday, after a call for help was received from a female alleging that her boyfriend had physically assaulted her.
23, May 2013 - Lyons Knife-wielding robbery suspect arrested
A quick-thinking robbery victim's actions led to the arrest of her attacker in Virginia-Highland Thursday morning.
23, May 2013 - Death prompts review of W.Va. endurance event
GLENGARY, W.Va. -- Organizers of an endurance challenge are reviewing protocol following the death of a competitor from Maryland at an event in West Virginia.Police say Avishek Sengupta, 28, of Ellicott City, Md., was found last Saturday in water at...
23, May 2013 - Beckley Former RGH CEO to head WV DHHR
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A former hospital executive will soon head West Virginia's Department of Health and Human Resources. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin named Karen Bowling on Wednesday to his Cabinet
23, May 2013 - Montgomery BREAKING NEWS: Police searching for suspect on the run near Virginia Loop and Woodley Rd.
Montgomery Police are searching for a man who stole a vehicle then fled when police tried to stop him. The suspect was armed, but dropped the weapon. He escaped into the nearby woods near Virginia Loop
23, May 2013 - Virginia man with a history of eluding police walks away from work release
Robert Falkner escaped justice in Virginia for a decade by jumping bail, skipping court hearings and even ramming his car into a police cruiser and leading officers on a high-speed chase as his wife and children sat in the passenger seats.
22, May 2013 - Virginia man with a history of eluding police walked away from work release
Robert Falkner, who walked away from Fairfax County work release, was arrested Monday in New Jersey.
22, May 2013 - Beckley Police chief defends texting citations
BECKLEY â€” Since the West Virginia law banning texting and driving was passed last July, Beckley is leading in the number of citations issued to texting drivers, according to data from the Division of Motor Vehicles.
22, May 2013 - Richmond Police: Pastor arrested on sex-assault charges
A pastor in Virginia has been arrested in the wake of claims by two women that he sexually assaulted them as juveniles in North Texas.
22, May 2013 - Leesburg Memorial Dedicated To Trooper Benson At Loudoun Office
Members of the Virginia State Police gathered last week to honor a colleague who died unexpectedly last January.
22, May 2013 - Life sentence sought for W.Va. police lot arsonist
Greenbrier County's prosecutor is seeking a life sentence for a man convicted of torching several vehicles at a West Virginia State Police barracks.
22, May 2013 - Search underway for missing Beckley inmate
West Virginia State Police were searching Tuesday afternoon for a man who escaped from Beckley Correctional Facility Monday night.
22, May 2013 - Duluth Monday, May 20, 2013 3:58 pm
Hibbing police arrested three parties for felony possession of methamphetamine in the fifth degree and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia around 11:20 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at the intersection of Karkas Road and Townline Road. Stephanie J. Farrell, 31, of Hibbing; Christopher A. Farrell, 30, of Hibbing; and Jessica L. Craven, 39, of Virginia, were each taken into custody and was being ...
22, May 2013 - Life sentence sought for police lot arsonist
LEWISBURG, W.Va. -- Greenbrier Countys prosecutor is seeking a life sentence for a man convicted of torching several vehicles at a West Virginia State Police barracks.Prosecutor Patrick Via says in a court filing that 48-year-old David Clayton White of ...
22, May 2013 - Beckley Police respond to bomb threat at Beckley motel
Beckley Police and West Virginia State Police were called to a local hotel Wednesday after a bogus bomb threat was placed to a front desk clerk. Beckley Sgt. W.J. Ray Jr. said that an anonymous male placed the call around 7 a.m. to Microtel Inn, located on South Eisenhower Drive.
22, May 2013 - Richmond Minister now in Virginia accused of child sexual assault in the 1990s in Fort Worth
The two accusers, now adults, reported to police that Geronimo Aguilar sexually assaulted them in the mid 1990s.
22, May 2013 - Beckley Police inquiry yields no criminal charges
As the result of an unrelated criminal investigation being conducted in the Beckley area, West Virginia State Police have conducted an inquiry into allegations of misconduct by a Beckley City Police officer.
22, May 2013 - Beckley Tomblin taps Beckley resident to head DHHR
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A former hospital executive will soon head West Virginia's Department of Health and Human Resources. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin named Karen Bowling on Wednesday to his Cabinet effective
22, May 2013 - Pa. man appeals conviction in porn rival murder
A Virginia man convicted in the murder of a rival in the gay porn business in northeastern Pennsylvania is seeking a new trial, arguing that his co-defendant committed the murder.
22, May 2013 - Richmond Virginia Pastor Geronimo Aguilar Arrested On Child Sex Charges [Video]
A well known pastor in Virginia was arrested this week after two warrants connected him to Fort Worth child sexual assaults from the 1990s. According to NBC12, pastor Geronimo Aguilar from the Richmond Outreach Center was taken into custody at his Richmond, Virginia home Tuesday on charges filed by Fort Worth police. The 43-year-old Aguilar, [...] Virginia Pastor Geronimo Aguilar Arrested On ...
21, May 2013 - Pegula among those targeted by threats in extortion scheme
A California actor has admitted taking part in a scheme to extort money from Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula. Vivek Shah, 25, of West Hollywood, pleaded guilty in a West Virginia federal court earlier this month as part of a deal that could land him in prison for up to 87 months.
21, May 2013 - Majority of W.Va. meth lab busts are in Kanawha
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Kanawha County has reported eight times as many methamphetamine lab seizures as any other county in West Virginia so far this year, according to data released Tuesday by the State Police. Kanawha led the state with 113 m...
21, May 2013 - Virginia Attorney General Nominee Proposed Bill Requiring Women To Report Miscarriages To Police
Just two days after Virginia GOP legislators selected state Senator Mark Obenshain as their next Attorney General nominee, Democrats and Independents have begun digging up various issues from his political past. Today, ThinkProgress.org reported on a 2009 bill proposal from Obenshain that would have required Virginia women to report miscarriages to the police within 24 hours of their occurrence ...
21, May 2013 - New York Accountant Convicted of Transporting Over 15 Pounds of Marijuana into Virginia
Louisa Commonwealthâ€™s Attorney Rusty McGuire announced the conviction of Winston Nugent, 39, New York, for Distribution and Transportation of Marijuana into the Commonwealth. Nugent who worked as an accountant in New York also distributed marijuana to supplement his income.