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    Raleigh County woman arrested after firing shots, threatening to kill surveying crew

    By Austin Simms,

    26 days ago

    RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Raleigh County woman has been arrested after shooting a round out of her revolver and threatening to kill a surveying crew.

    According to a criminal complaint, on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 55-year-old Marlene Cochran of Surveyor, approached three individuals who were part of a surveying crew.

    The crew was surveying a piece of property that abuts Cochran’s property.

    The complaint alleges that Cochran yelled obscenities toward the crew and threatened to kill them by shooting them.

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    The crew then drove their side by side away from Cochran for their safety.

    Cochran then came out of her residence a second time and continued to yell more threats and obscenities at the crew, this time armed with a .38 revolver.

    Cochran then discharged a round from the revolver and returned to her residence.

    She was arrested and charged with wanton endangerment. Cochran is currently out on bond.

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