10, Apr 2015 - Man Arrested for Accessing Child Pornography on W.Va. Culture Center Public Computer
Capitol Police have arrested a Mercer County man on charges alleging he accessed child pornography from the Internet while using a public computer terminal on the West Virginia Capitol Complex grounds.
09, Apr 2015 - Police File Charges Against Person Of Interest In Missing Lawrenceville Manâ€™s Murder
The person of interest police named in the murder of a missing Lawrenceville man whose body was found last month in the Ohio River in West Virginia is now officially charged with his murder.
09, Apr 2015 - Jail population increasing slightly after years of decline
By Erin Beck The number of inmates in the regional jails is inching back up again, after a steady decline over the last two years, members of the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority board learned Wednesday. Scott Barber, the authority's chief financial officer, provided a financial report and noted that the number of inmates has been consistently declining. He said ...
07, Apr 2015 - Centerville police charge W.Va. man in attempted sexual assault of boy
Centerville police arrested a West Virginia man early Saturday on charges he tried to sexually assault a 15-year-old boy.
06, Apr 2015 - Police arrest man on third offense DUI
BARBOURSVILLE - There were 53 people arrested and booked overnight in West Virginia. Â
04, Apr 2015 - Crisis Center trains staff at jail on how to help sexual assault victims
Corrections officers and administrators were trained this week on how to assist sexual assault victims incarcerated at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail.
03, Apr 2015 - Arrest made after Andre Gray's body found in Ohio River
After five months of gut-wrenching uncertainty, Pittsburgh police announced Thursday night that Andre Gray 's body was found in the Ohio River in West Virginia. An hour later, police said they arrested 30-year-old Hubert Wingate, who was already in the Allegheny County Jail for an unrelated warrant in connection with an assault in Colorado. "Thank God for bringing my son home,â€ť said Gray's ...
02, Apr 2015 - IN THE NUDE: Woman Attempts To Rob West Virginia Store
Naked and barely holding on to a towel, this woman didn't want clothes...she wanted cash!
02, Apr 2015 - Naked woman accused of trying to rob West Virginia convenience store
A naked woman was arrested after allegedly trying to rob a convenience store in West Virginia.
31, Mar 2015 - Farmer named interim head of regional jail system
David Farmer has been named interim executive director of the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority (RJA), it was announced Tuesday.
31, Mar 2015 - David Farmer named interim head of W.Va. jail authority
The Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A corrections official has been named interim executive director of the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority. Military Affairs and Public Safety Secretary Joe Thornton announced David Farmer's appointment on Tuesday. Farmer has served as deputy chief of operations for the authority and director of its training academy since ...
31, Mar 2015 - WV Division of Forestry investigating arson neighbors say happens yearly
In Boone County, the West Virginia Division of Forestry have been investigating five fires over the past week, which have burned more than 60 acres of land.Â
27, Mar 2015 - W.Va. woman gets year in jail for crash that killed Md. girl
A West Virginia woman is going to jail for knowingly driving an uninsured vehicle in a crash that killed a 5-year-old Maryland girl.
27, Mar 2015 - Person of interest named after Andre Gray's body found in Ohio River
After five months of gut-wrenching uncertainty, Pittsburgh police announced Thursday night that Andre Gray 's body was found in the Ohio River in West Virginia. Police say 30-year-old Hubert Wingate "is a person of interest," and was already in the Allegheny County Jail for an unrelated warrant in connection with an assault in Colorado. Wingate's status as a person of interest was announced ...
26, Mar 2015 - Pa. man who escaped from W.Va. psychiatric hospital captured
West Virginia State Police have captured a Pennsylvania man who escaped from a state psychiatric hospital.
26, Mar 2015 - UPDATE: State Police Apprehend Rocco Zuccaro
West Virginia State Police confirmed that escaped patient and murder suspect, Rocco Zuccaro, is in custody and is awaiting arraignment.
26, Mar 2015 - Murder suspect who fled from psychiatric hospital caught
West Virginia State Police have captured a Western Pennsylvania man who escaped from a state psychiatric hospital.
25, Mar 2015 - Florida man faces murder charge after Raleigh County collision
Staff and wire reports West Virginia State Police say a Florida man now faces a second-degree murder charge after his SUV hit a woman's car head-on, killing her, Sunday in Raleigh County. Rafael Herrera, 43, was charged with second-degree murder Tuesday morning and taken to the Southern Regional Jail, according to a State Police employee. He will have a preliminary hearing sometime in the next ...
25, Mar 2015 - Life without mercy sentence stands in '09 slaying, justices rule
Staff reports The lifetime jail sentence for a Belle man convicted of a fatal home invasion in January 2009 was upheld by the West Virginia Supreme Court on Friday. Jason William "Alf" Holstein was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole by Kanawha County Circuit Judge Jennifer Bailey after he admitted he participated in the break-in at David L. Scarbro's home in Chelyan that left ...
25, Mar 2015 - Cross Lanes man charged with malicious wounding after fight with his father leaves both bloody
A Cross Lanes, West Virginia man was arrested early Monday, March 16, after getting into a fight with his father.
23, Mar 2015 - Former WVDOH administrator gets probation for lying to feds
Â Edward Matthew Tuttle, 39, of Buckhannon, WV admitted he lied to agents during an ongoing investigation into the West Virginia Division of Highways Equipment Division.
21, Mar 2015 - Citizen's tip thwarts Gate City church burglary
GATE CITY â€” A Southwest Virginia man is facing several charges for allegedly attempting to break into the First Presbyterian Church in Gate City.Roscoe Ray Sexton, 39, of 206 Gatewood Apartments in Gate City, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with burglary, resisting arrest, assault on a police officer and destruction of property.Weber City Police Chief Phillip Lane said he was on his way ...
19, Mar 2015 - Search for Bluefield murder suspect continues, victim's family speaks out
BLUEFIELD, WV (WVVA) Suspected murderer Nyiheem Whitlow, 19, of Bluefield, West Virginia is still at large. Police say he shot and killed Lance Terry, 25, Monday night.
19, Mar 2015 - As the temperature increases, so does the crime rate
WEST VIRGINIA (WVVA)- As the temperature rises, so does the crime rate. Police officers say when the spring and summer months come around, the number of calls they take drastically increases.
16, Mar 2015 - No-mercy sentence upheld in Chelyan slaying
Staff reports CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The lifetime jail sentence for a Belle man convicted of a fatal home invasion in January 2009 was upheld by the West Virginia Supreme Court on Friday. Jason William "Alf" Holstein was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole by Kanawha County Circuit Judge Jennifer Bailey after he admitted he participated in the break-in at David L. Scarbro's home in ...