Repo gone wrong leaves Hagerstown man dead

A Maryland repossession agent was shot and killed while on the job in West Virginia.

Augusta County residence Michael McCaughey saw his vehicle was being repossessed and became irate retrieved a firearm and shot Hagerstown Maryland repossession officer Cody Carlin.

After the shooting McCaughey fled but was immediately apprehended by authorities along Route 50.

The 39-year-old McCaughey is being held on a on a $500,000 cash only bond.

By the time Hampshire County Emergency Medical Service Personnel arrived the 27-year-old Carlin had succumbed to his injuries.

Further information and full report from CUrepossession is here.

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Two fatalities in Route 50 crash

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Thursday night, a 2016 Ford Fusion collided head on with a 2019 Ford F-150 on Route 50.

The passenger in the Fusion, 86 year old Janet Burke of Petersburg, WV was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver Jerry Burke, 85 of Petersburg, passed away from his injuries hours later at Winchester Medical Center.

The driver of the F150 Christopher Konka, 27, and his passengers Tina Konka 24, and their 7 year old daughter, all from Romney WV, were transported to WMC with non life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Fusion was believed to be driving the wrong way on the road at high speeds.

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FCSO investigate a bomb threat on Rt. 50

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A male suspect attempted unlawful entry into Westminster Canterbury yesterday Jul. 13.

While being taken into custody the suspect yelled that a bomb was in a vehicle.

This led to road closer of Westminster Canterbury Drive, Tudor Drive as well as business lock-downs along Route 50.

Investigators found no threat after their search.

44 year old Daniel Turner Grady Jr. has been arrested and charged with larceny and  trespassing with the intent to destroy property.

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