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State Troopers make cocaine arrest near Beckley
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) - Troopers with the Parkways Division of the West Virginia State Police made a drug arrest on Friday, May 18, 2018. It began when investigators spotted a suspicious vehicle in a secluded area near Fitzpatrick Park.
Police searching for man who stole truck from a Beckley store
Officers reported the vehicle, a 2003 Ford F150 with West Virginia registration OYM-967, was stolen May 18 from the store in Nell Jean Square in Beckley around 4:15 p.m. They said the vehicle was white with a silver toolbox in the bed.
Sex crimes and attempted murder among Raleigh County indictments
Jay Bare of Beckley is facing two counts of wanton endangerment. Those charges are in connection with a shooting incident in the area of the Country Inn and Suites on Harper Road. That happened in January 2018. His father, Randolph Stump, Jr. is also facing the same charges in that incident. Stu
After violating probation, Beckley man faces 18 to 55 years
Jamar Lee Pannell Jr., 22, pleaded guilty in August 2016 to delivery of a Schedule II Narcotic Controlled Substance, burglary with forced entry, first degree robbery and conspiracy to commit a felony.
Miller sentenced to at least 22 years for robbery, conspiracy
Lt. D.E. Stafford, right, walks in Donnie Miller for his sentencing hearing held before Judge H.L. Kirkpatrick's in Raleigh County Circuit Court Thursday morning.(Rick Barbero/The Register-Herald)Rick Barbero/The Register-Herald
Two Beckley men sentenced to federal prison for drug crimes
Benjamin Payne, 51, was sentenced to 10 years in prison after previously pleading guilty to distributing a quantity of cocaine base.
Deputies to conduct increased patrols in Raleigh County through weekend
The Raleigh County Sheriff's Office will conduct increased patrols throughout the county this weekend due to the Memorial Day holiday, Sheriff Scott Van Meter reported.Van Meter said the focus of the patrols will be to identify impaired drivers under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances
3 arrested in Fayette County on Counterfeiting charges
PAX, WV (WVNS) - A request for change in Pax, WV ends with a trio of arrests on counterfeiting charges. Fayette County Sheriff's Deputies were called to the area after a person who made change for a woman found out the $20 bill they were given was fake.
East Beckley Bypass closure announced by WVDOT
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) - The West Virginia Department of Transportation has announced the closure of one part of the East Beckley Bypass, also known as the Z-Way. Starting on Thursday, May 24,2018, the portion of road from the McCulloch Drive (Lowe's Connector) to Industrial Drive will be closed.
Oak Hill man charged with sexually abusing individuals with mental disabilities
According to court documents, an investigation into Stanley Ira Stover, 68, began April 13 when a complaint was issued to the Oak Hill Police Department by a family member of the victim who has a mental handicap.
Police search for suspect in stolen truck investigation
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) - Beckley Police are asking for help from the community to find the person who stole a truck on Friday, May 18, 2018. It happened at the Domino's Pizza located at Nell Jean Squarre.
Beckley man charged in credit union robbery
BECKLEY, WV (WVVA) -Police in Beckley have arrested a man in connection with the armed robbery of credit union last week.Christopher Ryan Parker, 34, ob Beckley is charged with first degree robbery.The Raleigh County Federal Credit Union was robbed on May 16. The suspect was seen leaving the scene i
Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs to conduct listening tour Thursday in Beckley
The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs (HHOMA) will conduct a listening tour Thursday at Heart of God Ministries in Beckley to raise awareness about the issues minority residents across West Virginia are currently facing, Dr. William White, executive director of HHOMA, reported.
Friday traffic stop leads to drug bust
When performing a patdown on the passenger, Bradon Morris, 33, of Beckley, he became nervous and began to sweat, the criminal complaint said.
Fayette County man allegedly shoots neighbor's dog
SCARBRO, WV (WVNS) - A Fayette County man was arrested after allegedly shooting a dog outside of his home on Sunday, May 20.
Vaping causing health issues people may not know are happening
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) - E-cigs and vaping are a common sight in the United States, but some doctors say it is causing health issues people may not know about.
Boy Scouts to require condoms at upcoming World Jamboree
Boy Scouts sing and dance to music as they await the arrival of President Donald Trump at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree at the Summit in Glen Jean, W.Va., Monday, July 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)more >
Bradley Elementary takes part in 'Remake Learning Day' to focus on technology-infused learning
Tuesday's initiative was brought to the school by a grant from the Education Alliance's Remake Learning Days, an initiative providing students with the opportunity to experience hands-on, technology-infused, engaging learning in their local community.
Raleigh pair nabbed with white powder
According to court documents, at approximately 1 a.m. Friday, a West Virginia State Trooper was making his way through Fitzpatrick Park looking for a vehicle that had committed a hit and run earlier in the evening when he noticed a vehicle parked in a secluded area of the park.
Wyoming county domestic batterer charged a third time
Oakley James Bailey, 39, had twice been convicted for domestic battery, once in 2014 and another time in March of this year, when Wyoming County deputies responded Friday afternoon to Corinne on a domestic disturbance call.