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More stolen firearms recovered; federal charges expected

CLARKSBURG — A joint federal/state investigation into the recent break-in of Stonewood’s Police Department has now resulted in the recovery of 15 firearms.       Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives resident agent in charge in Clarksburg, Dewayne Haddix, said he also anticipates federal charges will be filed.       Agents for the ATF and Greater Harrison Drug and Violent … Read more

Salem man facing drug, obstruction charges

CLARKSBURG — A Salem man has been charged with felony delivery of heroin by the Greater Harrison Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, and obstructing by the Harrison Sheriff’s Department.       Charles Nicholas “Nick” Davis, 23, is accused by the task force of selling five stamps of heroin for $100 in a controlled buy at a dollar store’s parking lot on U.S. 19 in … Read more

Several guns stolen from Stonewood Police Dept.

CLARKSBURG — More problems with police department safekeeping of high-firepower weapons, as well as evidence, has Harrison County’s prosecutor calling for change.       Previously, a former Shinnston police chief was charged with two counts alleging the theft of U.S. Department of Defense Colt M16 assault rifles. And two other former officers were accused of wrongdoing in connection … Read more

Team recovers guns stolen from W.Va. police dept.

At least three weapons stolen during a break-in at the Stonewood Police Department have been recovered through an undercover buy-back operation.       Chairman John Walker says the Greater Harrison Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force worked through Monday night and Tuesday morning to recover a .45-caliber handgun, an M-14 rifle and a 12-gauge shotgun. Stonewood has only one … Read more

Man charged with selling marijuana in Bridgeport

CLARKSBURG — A 21-year-old has been charged with two counts of distribution of marijuana and one count of possession with intent to deliver the drug, all in Bridgeport.       An agent for the Greater Harrison Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force alleges William Maylen Crayton II, of Bridgeport, possessed 63 grams of marijuana and packaging used to sell the drug on the street July 27 in … Read more

Drug task force, feds search Bridgeport physician’s office

BRIDGEPORT— The Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force executed a search warrant at a Bridgeport family physician’s office Thursday as part of a drug-related federal investigation, according to law enforcement.       Officers entered Dr. Edita Milan’s office at 153 W. Main St. and removed several items, including boxes and computers.       Law enforcement … Read more