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Grant County man indicted by federal grand jury

ELKINS, W.Va. — A Grant County man was indicted Monday on a firearms charge, according to Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard. Jeffery Allen McCurdy, 33, of Cabins, was indicted on one count of unlawful possession of a firearm. McCurdy, a person prohibited from having firearms because of a prior conviction, is accused of having two 12-gauge shotguns and a .22-caliber long rifle in January 2021 in Grant County.
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Grant County man faces firearms charge

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Jeffery Allen McCurdy, of Cabins, West Virginia, was indicted today on a firearms charge, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced. McCurdy, 33, was indicted on one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.” McCurdy, a person prohibited from having firearms because of a prior...
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Grant County men in federal court on meth distribution charges

ELKINS, W.Va. — Two Grant County men appeared this week in separate cases in U.S. District Court relating to distribution of methamphetamine. Lawrence Allen Keplinger, of Lahmansville, was sentenced Wednesday to 136 months' incarceration for methamphetamine distribution, according to Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard. Keplinger, 39, pleaded guilty to...
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Grant County man sentenced for firearms charge

ELKINS, W.Va. (WHSV) - Jay Jay William Hedrick, of Petersburg West Virginia, was sentenced Monday to 25 months of incarceration for a firearms charge, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced. According to the Attorney’s office, Hedrick, age 44, pleaded guilty in December 2020 to one count of “Unlawful Possession...
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Grant County men sentenced on federal firearms, drug charges

ELKINS, W.Va. — Two Grant County men were sentenced Monday after being convicted of federal charges stemming from unrelated investigations, according to Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard. Joshua Aaron Roy, of Maysville, was sentenced to 10 years on firearms and drug charges. Roy, 36, pleaded guilty in December to...
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NEWS NOTES 3 firearms charges for Burlington man

A Burlington man was indicted last week by a federal grand jury on firearms charges. Donald Mark Tillotson, 24, has been charged with 3 counts: unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of stolen firearm and possession of a firearm with obliterated serial number. Tillotson is accused of having a stolen...
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Grant County man admits to federal drug distribution charge

ELKINS, W.Va. — A Maysville man has admitted to his role in a methamphetamine and fentanyl distribution operation, according to Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard. Kevin Wayne Fultz, 32, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of aiding and abetting possession with intent to distribute fentanyl. Fultz admitted to having fentanyl in Grant County in January 2020.
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DOJ: Grant Co. man pleads guilty to drug charge

ELKINS, W.Va. (WHSV) — A Grant County man pled guilty on Wednesday to one count of distribution of methamphetamine, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ). According to the DOJ, Peter Sanford Layne, of Cabins, West Virginia, admitted to selling methamphetamine in January 2019 in Grant County. The DOJ reports...
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Grant County man admits to drug charge

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Trampas Quint Wolford, of Cabins, West Virginia, has admitted to a drug charge, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced. Wolford, 57, pleaded guilty today to one count of “Distribution of Methamphetamine.” Wolford admitted to selling methamphetamine in March 2019 in Grant County. Wolford faces up to 20 years of incarceration and a fine of up to $1,000,000.
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Cabins man facing 20 years in federal prison for selling meth

ELKINS, W.Va. — A Cabins man has admitted to a drug distribution charge, according to Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard. Peter Sanford Layne, 48, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of distribution of methamphetamine. He admitted to selling methamphetamine in January 2019 in Grant County. Layne faces up to...
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Grant County man awaiting federal sentencing on drug distribution charge

ELKINS, W.Va. — A Grant County man has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge, according to Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard. Trampas Quint Wolford, 57, entered the plea to one count of distribution of methamphetamine. Wolford admitted to selling methamphetamine in March 2019 in Grant County. Wolford faces...
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Grant County woman enters plea to federal drugs distribution charges

ELKINS, W.Va. — A Grant County woman has admitted to her role in a methamphetamine and fentanyl distribution operation, according to Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard. Betty Arlene Chapman, 42, of Cabins, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of possession with intent to distribute at least five grams of...
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Grant County woman pleads guilty to federal drug distribution charge

ELKINS, WV — A Grant County woman admitted Wednesday to a drug charge, according to Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard. Melissa Dawn Bailey, 41, of Cabins, pleaded guilty to one count of distribution of methamphetamine, and admitted to selling the drug in June 2020 in Grant County, the prosecutor said.
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DOJ: Grant Co. woman admits to drug charge

ELKINS, W.Va. (WHSV) — The Northern District of West Virginia Department of Justice reports a Grant County woman admitted to a drug charge on Wednesday, April 14. According to a press release from the Department of Justice (DOJ), Melissa Dawn Bailey, 41, of Cabins, W.Va. pleaded guilty to one count of distribution of methamphetamine. Officials say Bailey admitted to selling the drug in June 2020 in Grant County.
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Thunderstorm with hail hits Hardy & Grant Counties, Hampshire up next

Reports out of Hardy and Grant County indicate severe thunderstorms with quarter size hail have hit the region and warnings remain in effect until 4:30 p.m. in those counties. That same storm is traveling east with Hampshire County up next in its path. Winds up to 60mph are expected with the possibility of 1-inch hail. The storm may cause some trees to come down and possible power outages.
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WVU breaks ground for oncology infusion center at Grant Memorial

MORGANTOWN – In January, Grant Memorial Hospital (GMH) in Petersburg broke ground on a new nine-patient oncology infusion center to offer a more expanded and sophisticated program of cancer services through a collaborative agreement with the WVU Cancer Institute to improve healthcare in the area. “As the academic medical center of the state’s land-grant university, we have a responsibility to ensure that patients throughout West Virginia have access to high quality healthcare close to home,” Albert L. Wright, Jr., president and CEO of the West Virginia University Health System, said.
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U.K. COVID-19 variant confirmed in Grant County

PETERSBURG, W.Va. — Grant County confirmed its first case of the U.K. coronavirus variant Wednesday, health official Sandria Glasscock said. In a statement Wednesday afternoon, Glasscock said the county health department “was notified today that the COVID-19 variant of concern has been detected in a COVID-19 specimen from a resident of Grant County through routine public health surveillance.”
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Public Records

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Grant County Circuit Clerk cannot charge members of the public for taking photos of public records relating to court cases, the West Virginia Supreme Court ruled.
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Grant, Preston county residents indicted on federal charges

ELKINS, W.Va. — A Grant County woman was arraigned on drug charges after being indicted by a federal grand jury in February, according to Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard. Trampas Quint Wolford, 57, of Cabins, was indicted on conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and one count of distribution of methamphetamine.