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Buckhannon woman arrested for third offense Shoplifting

BUCKHANNON — Katrina Nicole Sandy, age 31 of Buckhannon, was taken into custody on Monday, June 27, following a shoplifting incident at the Buckhannon Walmart. According to court documentation, on Monday, June 27, the defendant allegedly concealed multiple items in a beach bag while inside the Walmart, located at 100 Buckhannon Crossroads. It was noted within court documents that the defendant allegedly passed the last location for payment within the store and was stopped by a Walmart Loss Prevention team member.
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Number of vehicle fires in the area at a high

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Over June, the Westover Volunteer Fire Department responded to five vehicle fires. Westover Volunteer Fire Department Chief Kenny Goodwin said this was not normal for them. Typically they averaged roughly 10 vehicle fires a year. “It seems like a high number of vehicle fires. I don’t...
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UPDATE: Missing man found dead

UPDATE: – (LOOTPRESS) – On Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at approximately 8:00 PM, Troopers from the Bridgeport Detachment along with officers from the Clarksburg Police Department responded to Olive Garden located in the Eastpointe Shopping Center. Once on scene officers discovered the remains of an adult male subject...

Clarksburg man faces multiple charges after strangling woman

CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - A Harrison County man faces multiple charges after officers said he threatened and strangled a woman. Officers were flagged down on Wednesday by a vehicle with two people inside, including the victim who was “visibly distraught and had apparent redness around her neck,” according to a criminal complaint.

State Police find missing Clarksburg man deceased

UPDATE 5:15 P.M., JUNE 30 — The West Virginia State Police say the Clarksburg man they were searching for last week was found deceased Tuesday night near the Olive Garden in Eastpointe Shopping Center. Troopers say they found the remains of John Bryce Westerhausen, 58, in a wooded area between the parking lot and the […]

West Virginia Forrest Gump completes run across America

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — A north central West Virginia man has completed his cross-country run, sporting a full Forrest Gump beard. Michael Wardian, originally from Fairmont, passed through West Virginia last week during his 3,234-mile run from San Francisco, California to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Now, as of 6 a.m. Friday, he had completed the journey […]

Multiple agencies respond to altercation at Pleasant Creek Campground

GRAFTON, W.Va (WDTV) - Multiple agencies responded to an altercation just after 9 p.m. Thursday evening at Pleasant Creek Campground, officials tell 5 News. Harrison County Emergency Services officials say there are “unofficial reports” of shots fired. The West Virginia State Police, West Virginia Division of Natural Resources,...

Sunset Drive-In finally open and showing movies

SHINNSTON, W.Va (WBOY) — The Sunset Ellis Drive-In finally opened its gate for moviegoers on Friday. There are two featured movies that will be playing over the holiday weekend on July 1, 2 and 3: “Minions: The Rise of Gru” and “Jurassic World: Dominion.” The box office will open at 7 p.m.; the Minion movie […]

Independence Day events in north central West Virginia

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — With July 4th nearing, Independence Day weekend festivities are being announced. The holiday lands on a Monday this year. Plan for local, state and federal government-run buildings to be closed, as well as non-essential services like the United States Postal Service. Here’s a look at what’s going on in different counties […]

Clarksburg stores find ‘loophole’ in ordinance to sell drug paraphernalia

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - There’s a controversy with glass smoking pipes being sold in Clarksburg. Now a city councilman is calling businesses out. As we first told you back in April, the city of Clarksburg adopted a state ordinance prohibiting the sale of pipes that can be used to smoke meth. However, some businesses have been selling the pipes despite the ordinance.
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State Police identify body as missing Clarksburg man

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has identified a body found near a Clarksburg shopping center as the remains of a missing man. The West Virginia State Police on Thursday announced the body of John Bryce Westerhausen, 58, of Clarksburg was found Tuesday in a wooded area near the Eastpointe Shopping Center.

Tractor-trailer carrying Mountain Dew flips I-79 clean up underway

HARRISON COUNTY, W.Va. – A tractor-trailer crash Thursday afternoon injured one person and sent cans of Mountain Dew along a portion of the I-79 median at mile marker 108. The truck was northbound when it flipped on its side launching the cans from the trailer into the median. Police said there was a driver, his wife and a dog, but did not specify who was transported for treatment.

Two people transported after ATV crash

MANNINGTON, W.Va (WDTV) - Two people were transported to the hospital following an ATV crash in Mannington. The accident occurred around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday near Husky Highway, according to the Marion County 911 Center. The crash reportedly happened on private property. Officials said two people were transported to the hospital....