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2 jailed after traffic stop uncovers drugs

HUNTINGTON - A call about a man waving a large amount of cash in a vehicle led to felony possession charges when a state trooper stopped him in Huntington on Thursday. Antonio Ferrell, 26, of Van Buren Township, Michigan, and Gino Melvin Jones, 26, of Ypsilanti, Michigan, were jailed at 3:55 p.m. Th

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-03-17 04:01:00

South Point traffic stop turns up a gun, drugs and money

SOUTH POINT, Ohio (WSAZ) -- South Point Police report officers found meth, money and a gun during a traffic stop. Police report one man was arrested for having weapons under disability, improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle and drug trafficking. A woman was also arrested, charged with fa

WSAZ - 2018-03-17 23:37:00

Man wanted in Barboursville bank robbery

BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Barboursville Police are looking for a man they say robbed the First Sentry Bank shortly before noon Saturday. Police say the man, standing 5'10" weighing about 175 pounds, entered the bank on Mud River Road and handed a note to the teller saying "this is a robbery."

WSAZ - 2018-03-17 22:11:00

Several appear for drug cases

Several defendants appeared in Lawrence County Common Pleas Judge Charles Cooper's courtroom for drug cases on Friday. Tonia Y. Clark, 38, of 2422 S. Fifth St., Ironton, previously pleaded guilty to trafficking in drugs (methamphetamine), a third-degree felony, trafficking in marijuana, a fourth-de

IRONTON ONLINE - 2018-03-17 06:23:00

Police Investigate Bank Robbery In Cabell County

BARBOURSVILLE, WV-(WOWK) - Barboursville Police are investigating a bank robbery. The robbery happened at the First Sentry Bank on Mud River Road in Barboursville. A male suspect entered the bank just before noon on Saturday on March 17, 2018, and handed the teller a note that read "This is a robber

WOWK - 2018-03-17 19:42:18

Floyd County woman celebrates 104th birthday

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - Many family and friends sent wishes to Ada Brabant for her 104th birthday on Friday. Though this birthday was unlike most, nothing stopped her from celebrating her birthday like any other day. Barbant spends her mornings with with a cup of coffee and her favorite, the c

WYMT.COM - 2018-03-17 22:43:00

Ironton man gets 3 years in drug case

IRONTON - An Ironton area man was sentenced Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court to three years in prison in a drug case. James R. Rockwell, 51, of Ohio 141, Ironton, pleaded guilty to two counts of trafficking in drugs (meth). Judge Charles "Chuck" Cooper sentenced him to 18 months in pr


Two jailed for February armed robberies

HUNTINGTON - Two individuals wanted by Huntington police surrounding an investigation into armed robberies throughout the city have been jailed, according to booking records kept at the Western Regional Jail. Tairon Jordan Bradley, 18, of Huntington, was jailed at 5:10 a.m. Thursday. Authorities in


Major drug bust, deputies attribute drug overdoses to those arrested

WHITESBURG, Ky. (WYMT) With help from the Pike County Sheriff's Department, deputies in Letcher County made what they call a major drug bust. Two arrests resulted from a six-month investigation. Investigators say they found four pounds of methamphetamine (estimated street value of $180,000), about t


Woman pleads guilty to role in death of man

IRONTON - A Chesapeake, Ohio, area woman pleaded guilty Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court to complicity to the aggravated murder of the man she was living with last December. Brandy N. Miller, 34, of Township Road 1079, Chesapeake, faces a maximum term of life in prison without the pos


Two Ironton Middle Schoo students arrested for threats

Two Ironton Middle School students were arrested on Wednesday after allegedly making threats against other students and teachers. Ironton Police Detective Joe Ross said they got a call from the principal. "He had found out there were threats on some students and some teachers, not anything specific,


Catlettsburg councilman indicted for perjury

Catlettsburg Councilman Richard "Andy" Brown was indicted on a perjury charge Tuesday after allegedly claiming he wasn't under the influence while pleading guilty to drug charges, then failing a drug test. Brown was charged with perjury in the first degree, a class-D felony, based on allegations he


Callihan bound over to grand jury

Albert Callihan, the suspected shooter in a recent incident at Grayson's Taco Bell, was in court last Wednesday for a hearing where Judge Rupert Wilhoit found probable cause to have his case bound over to the grand jury. Officer Roy Ison, with the Grayson Police Department, testified at the hearing


Chesapeake woman pleads guilty to complicity to aggravated murder

A Chesapeake woman pleaded guilty to complicity to aggravated murder Tuesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Judge Charles Cooper's courtroom. Brandy N. Miller, 34, of 127 Township Road 1079, Apt. A, Chesapeake, pleaded guilty to the unclassified felony, and in exchange for her plea, the state agree


Person of Interest Arrested in Shooting Death of Pikeville Police Officer

Kentucky State Police say that a person of interest in the murder of Pikeville Police Officer Scotty Hamilton has been arrested. At around 11 AM, John Russell Hall was arrested by the Kentucky State Police in the Stoney Brook area of Pike/Floyd Hollow located in the Betsy Layne community of Floyd Co


Police seek help locating missing women

Kentucky State Police said Shyanne Storey and Shirley Accord, two 18-year-old high school students, were last seen Sunday wearing clothing similar to this photo. Anyone with information on the young women's whereabouts is asked to contact police. Submitted photo Shyanne Storey and Shirley Accord, tw


Huntington Police searching for two suspects wanted for armed robbery

HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) - The Huntington Police Department is asking for the public's help locating two suspects wanted in connection to an armed robbery. According to a release, Tairon Bradley, 18, of Huntington, and Charles Smith, 26, of Virginia, robbed a food delivery driver in Huntington on Febr