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Charges, injuries following pursuit, shooting in Harrison, Marion counties

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Bail is set at $1 million each for two men who led police on a chase between Clarksburg and Fairmont that included a third suspect being shot by police. Suspects identified as Wilber Chicas, 26, and Jeroenne Carballo, 20, both with out of state addresses, were arraigned Friday morning in Marion County Magistrate Court. The pair and a third man, Luis Lebron, 25, fled police in Clarksburg at about 6 p.m. Thursday evening. The pursuit continued north on Interstate 79.
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Police asking for assistance in pursuit, manhunt investigation

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Officers from several police departments involved in Thursday’s pursuit, shootout and manhunt are asking for assistance with an ongoing investigation. The incident covered multiple jurisdictions across many miles of city streets and public highway, all of which are part of the greater crime scene, according...
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Manhunt ends in Marion County after multi-county police chase

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Three people have been arrested in Marion County after a multi-county police chase ended in a manhunt. According to Harrison County Sheriff Robert Matheny, it started just before 6 p.m. Thursday when three people left Clarksburg and headed to Bridgeport in a pursuit involving law enforcement. While in Bridgeport, the three suspects […]
MARION COUNTY, WV
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Threat prompts evacuation at North Marion campus

FAIRMONT, W.Va (WDTV) - A telephone threat prompted an evacuation Friday afternoon at North Marion High School and the Marion County Technical Center in Fairmont. Marion County Sheriff Jimmy Riffle told 5 News the threat was called in from an out-of-area number and mentioned an explosive potentially inside the building.
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Suspects identified, new details released in pursuit, shootout and manhunt

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - The three suspects involved in a multi-hour pursuit, shootout and manhunt have been identified, according to Marion County Sheriff Jimmy Riffle. Wilber Chicas, 26, of Greenville, South Carolina, faces 6 felonies including two counts of attempted murder of a police officer and arson. His bond is set at $1 million.
MARION COUNTY, WV

An old road has a new name, honoring a fallen veteran

MOUNDSVILLE, W. Va. (WTRF) The Moundsville Extension is now the Corporal Leonard Joe Zelaski Jr. Memorial Road. In his hometown, they knew him as Joe. He was born in 1948 and died in 1968, at age 20. He had joined the Marines, not even having finished high school, and was killed in Vietnam. Friends and family […]
MOUNDSVILLE, WV
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Miss Daisy Event Trailer Popping Up Around the MOV This Summer

Up-and-coming wedding, event and design business, Ivory & Rust invites the Mid-Ohio Valley community to several events throughout the summer, including a regular pop-up mini market. To find Ivory & Rust, just look for the eye-catching 1994 miniature horse trailer turned mobile bar, “Miss Daisy.”. Making an appearance at...
MARIETTA, OH

Bridgeport man arrested for child porn

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — A Bridgeport man was arrested after a forensic unit found child pornography on his phone. On March 22, deputies with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant at a residence on Maple Lake Road in Bridgeport, according to a criminal complaint. During the search, deputies obtained a cell phone belonging […]
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Summer flying season begins at CKB Airport

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - As North Central West Virginia Airport officials continue to work with Allegiant and Myrtle Beach International Airport to extend summer flights to and from the popular South Carolina destination, they’re also gearing up for something else. “The first flight to Destin is Saturday and I...
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