BCSO arrest 2 Maryland men in attempted gun store robbery

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Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office report the arrest of two Maryland men in the attempted breaking and entry at Ray’s Guns on Tabler Station Road Martinsburg.

On February 16 two men were seen on security footage attempting to enter the store using a crowbar and screwdriver to jimmy the door.

The pair fled in a red jeep patriot with Maryland tags after an audible alarm sounded.

Further investigation revealed that the plates were stolen out of Howard County and were registered to a Chevrolet.

On February 20 deputies had to respond to a disturbance in progress at a residence in Inwood West Virginia around 3 p.m.

While on scene a deputy noted a red jeep matching the description and registration in the attempted gun store robbery.

Two suspects matching the description of the gun store attempt were found in the Inwood residence and taken into custody.

Dontraz Johnson and David Taylor both of Baltimore Maryland were taken into custody.

The pair face charges of attempted breaking and entry and possible grand theft auto.

The red jeep the pair were traveling in was found to be stolen from Howard County Maryland.

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News Maker Sheriff Crystal Cline on continued office development

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) has had an extremely busy and productive 45 days.

We spoke to Sheriff Crystal Cline about the progress in developing her office in our latest news maker.

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Sheriff Cline tells us that she has been in touch with every mover, shaker, and board in Warren County getting things done.

She also tells us that her staff has been very active in Warren County Public Schools lately.

Sheriff Cline also tells us that as time goes on we will see her staffers out in the community more and more with a lot of opportunities to join the team.

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HCSO reports recovery of the body of a missing West Virginia man

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Hampshire County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) reports the recovery of the body of a missing West Virginia man.

The body of a man reported missing was recovered Monday, February 19 at approximately 12:20 p.m.

Jason Tyler Shingleton was reported last seen in Romney, West Virginia around 2:30 a.m. Sunday February 18.

A search was launched by HCSO, West Virginia State Police, and concerned citizens.

Searchers were walking the road Shingleton was known to use when a citizen spotted a car in a creek bed off Northwestern Pike Route 50.

It appeared the vehicle for a reason yet to be determined went off the right side of the road for several feet before striking the creek bank.

Neither the 2012 Chevrolet Cruz Shingleton had been driving nor his body were visible from the road.

The 26-year-old Shingleton of Purgistsville, West Virginia was ejected from the vehicle.

The crash remains under investigation with Shingleton’s remains transported to the Medical Examiner to determine exact cause of death.

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Warren County Crews and DEQ contain a fuel leak

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Warren County Crews report the discovery of a fuel leak while working in the Old Oak 4 and Venus Branch project area Tuesday, February 20.

A ruptured fuel line to the large water pump used to divert the creek was the cause.

The leak was controlled immediately, and the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and Warren County Fire Rescue Services were notified.

It was determined that an estimated 50 gallons of number 2 off road fuel leaked out.

Crews were able to contain the leak to an isolated section until Millers Environmental Services arrived.

Mitigation is expected to continue over the next several days.

Warren County Authorities will continue to monitor the situation with immediate notifications as it develops and as are needed.

DEQ clean up report is found here.

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Apple Blossom announces featured speakers

Apple Blossom

The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival named two featured speakers for this year’s celebration.

Stephanie Stuckey will speak during the Business at the Bloom Luncheon.

Stuckey recently purchased back her family business which includes hundreds of gas station and convenience stores across the country.

She also has a new book titled UnStuck: Rebirth of an American Icon that will be released in April.

Kara Dixon returns to her hometown to speak at the Ladies Horticultural Luncheon.

The Handley graduate is the Deputy Director of Video Production for the Senate Democratic Media Center in Washington, D.C..

She spent the beginning of her career with various TV news outlets, earning national and regional awards including an Emmy last summer for her work at WAVY in Hampton Roads.

Tickets for these events are available here.

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News Maker Celeste Brooks on Global Day of Unplugging

Warren Coalition is asking us to participate in the Global Day of Unplugging March 1 and 2.

We spoke with Warren Coalition’s Community Outreach Coordinator Celeste Brooks about it in our latest news maker.

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Celeste tells us about the idea behind the Global Day of Unplugging including some history behind the event.

She also tells us that where the idea behind Global Day of Unplugging is total disconnect Warren Coalition is simply asking us not to use our phones for 24 hours.

Celeste also tells us that Warren Coalition has activities to do during the 24 hours and incentives to participate.

Click here for Celeste’s latest news maker.

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Sports: Wednesday, February 21, 2024

VHSL Playoff Scores, WVU Prevails, Ovechkin Leads Caps To A 6-2 Win Against NJ

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WCS Logistics invest $27 million for expansion

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Winchester Cold Storage (WCS) Logistics and Governor Glenn Youngkin announced the expansion of its facility.

WCS Logistics will invest $27 million to expand in Frederick County Virginia.

The plans are to build a new 83,000 square foot cold storage facility with a 13,000-pallet capacity to meet increased demand for services.

The expansion is also expected to create at least 15 new positions.

The facilities Chief Operating Officer Peter Yates remarked that it is the second expansion effort in 5 years.

This expansion offers services to others to assist with their third-party logistical needs according to Yates.

WCS Logistics has offered storage options like freezer, climate control, dry storage, office space and other services to Frederick County and beyond since 1917.

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BCSO arrest an Inwood man after a traffic stop

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Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) reports the arrest of an Inwood man after a traffic stop.

Inwood resident Derrick Hollins has been arrested after being stopped by Berkeley County Sheriff’s Corporal Shockey.

Shockey stopped two vehicles on South Foxcroft Avenue Martinsburg Friday, February 16 around 3 a.m.

Back up was called and Deputies located 10 bags of suspected cocaine along with a bag of suspected fentanyl along with a loaded handgun in the search of Hollins’ F-150 truck.

Further investigation revealed that the 50-year-old Hollins was a convicted felon which prohibits his possession of a firearm.

Hollins is not only facing charges of possession with the intent to deliver both cocaine and fentanyl but also charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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