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18-year-old charged with 3 counts of rape

WAYNE COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — An 18-year-old is facing sexual assault charges out of Wayne County. According to criminal complaints, Joshua Evan Tackett, of Huntington, allegedly sexually assaulted two juvenile females. A complaint says the first girl told a Wayne County deputy on April 7 that Tackett had assaulted her twice in the auditorium of […]
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Milton man indicted for rape in Ohio

UPDATE (4:35 p.m. on May 27): According to court documents, a Milton man has been indicted for rape. Marcus Alexander Legg was indicted in Scioto County for three counts of rape, unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, and gross sexual imposition. Below is the original story from March 11, 2022 PORTSMOUTH, OH (WOWK)—A Milton man […]
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Shooting victim shows up at hospital

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Huntington Police are investigating a shooting after a man showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound. They say the victim, a 37-year-old man from Michigan, claims to have been shot in the area of 21st Street and 10th Avenue. “There’s quite a bit of...
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Huntington Police investigating overnight shooting

UPDATE (9:36 a.m. on Friday, May 27): Huntington Police say that the victim is a 37-year-old man from Michigan, and he claims he was shot in the area of 21st St. and 10th Ave. in Huntington. They say the man appears to have a single gunshot wound to his right...
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3 Federal Prison Officers Accused of Civil Rights Violations

LONDON, Ky. (AP) — Three correctional officers at a federal prison in eastern Kentucky have been indicted on charges alleging civil rights violations, officials said. A federal grand jury in London returned an indictment Thursday charging the officers at U.S. Penitentiary Big Sandy in Inez with violating an individual’s rights under the color of law and of falsifying records to impede an investigation, according to a statement from U.S. Attorney Carlton S. Shier IV.
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Huntington man charged in fatal shooting Thursday morning

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A Huntington man has been arrested and charged in a fatal shooting in the city. Huntington Police Department said a woman died early Thursday morning after being shot in her home in the 1600 block of Charleston Avenue. Calvin Young, 34, of Huntington, is charged with...
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THREE BIG SANDY EMPLOYEES INDICTED FOR CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

LONDON, Ky.- Three Bureau of Prisons employees of the United States Penitentiary Big Sandy, located in Inez, Ky., were indicted on Thursday, for federal civil rights violations. A federal grand jury sitting in London, Ky., returned an indictment charging the following individuals: Samuel J. Patrick, 41, of West Van Lear,...
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3 workers at federal prison in Kentucky indicted on civil rights violations

LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) - Three federal prison workers have been indicted on federal civil rights violations. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, a federal grand jury returned an indictment Thursday on Samuel J. Patrick, 41, of West Van Lear, Ky.; Clinton L. Pauley, 40, of Ironton, Ohio; and Kevin C. Pearce, Jr., 37, of Inez, Ky.
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Man injured in Huntington shooting early Friday

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — A man was injured early Friday morning in a shooting in Huntington, police said. A 37-year-old man from Michigan suffered a gunshot wound to the leg, according to Huntington police. Dispatchers said the shooting was reported near 21st Street and Seventh Avenue around 4:30 a.m.
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GRAND THEFT AUTO AMONG LATEST INDICTMENTS HANDED DOWN BY LAWRENCE GJ

LOUISA, Ky. — (5-27-22) The Lawrence County Grand Jury met and reported out on issued indictments this week.. Among the indictments, Jacob Crockett was indicted for theft of a 2001 Toyota Avalon owned by Whitney Spaulding along with some Under Armor boots. Here are the indictments:. Commonwealth vs. Jaime...
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Detroit Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Crime

HUNTINGTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Detroit man pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. According to court documents and statements made in court, Devonte Jamer McItyer, 27, admitted to selling approximately 1 ounce of methamphetamine to a confidential informant in Huntington on October 2, 2019. Following the sale, a Cabell County sheriff’s deputy pulled over a vehicle in which McItyer was a passenger. The deputy found approximately 142 grams of methamphetamine under McItyer’s seat. McItyer admitted to placing the drugs there for later distribution. McItyer further admitted to possessing a loaded Smith & Wesson .40-caliber pistol that the deputy also found in the vehicle.
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