CRIME & SAFETY
Ohio Valley woman reported missing has been found safe
UPDATE: DECEMBER 8, 2023 12:00 P.M. The missing woman has been found and is safe. ———————————————————————————————————- A local Ohio Valley woman has been reported missing. Officials say a woman, no name given, has walked away from her residence. The woman is wearing a tan shirt with flowers on it and blue jean capris and has […]
Pennsboro woman remains hospitalized following collision
PARKERSBURG — A Pennsboro woman remained hospitalized following a head-on collision that occurred on U.S. 50 Nov. 29. Brianna L. Jones was driving eastbound when Andrew Warwick, 36, of Williamstown, collided his black 2021 Toyota Tacoma with her 2022 Kia Niro. Jones was life-flighted to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
Local sheriff’s department hosts shopping trip and lunch for students
NEW MARTINSVILLE, W.Va. (WTRF) — One local sheriff’s department took some time out of their day Tuesday to go shopping with students from a local school. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department held its annual shop with a cop event at the Walmart in New Martinsville. The department partners with the Switzerland of Ohio School District […]
2 taken to hospital after crash near Pennsboro
Pennsboro, W.Va (WDTV) - Two accidents happened on Route 50 near Pennsboro on Saturday. According to a Facebook post by the Pennsboro Pennsboro Volunteer Fire Department, crews from Pennsboro, Harrisville and Ellenboro were called to the scene of an accident at the intersection of Route 50 and Bunnell Run around 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 2.
Monroe man attempts home invasion with large knife
BERLIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The Monroe County Sheriff's Office reported a home invasion that occurred in the early morning hours on Monday, Dec. 4, 2023. According to authorities, the Monroe County Central Dispatch received a 911 call reporting that an unknown suspect was attempting to enter a home in the 9000 block of Olde Hickory Lane in Berlin Township.
West Virginia man arrested after police find a hard knot in the groin area
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) — A local West Virginia man was arrested after police say they found a hard knot in his groin area. Lt. Hornbeck of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office completed a traffic stop on that led to the arrest of two individuals in Newport Township. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Lt. Hornbeck […]
Man arrested after he allegedly calls police to report a man shot in the knee but it never really happened
MONROE COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) – A man called the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday to report a shooting, but the incident never actually happened, according to the department’s social media. Larry Pruitt, no age or address listed, reportedly called police just before 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon to report a male shot in the leg below […]
Man arrested on drugs, loaded gun charges after local traffic stop
MONROE COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) – A man was arrested on narcotics and drug charges following a traffic stop, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office social media. Derek Knowlton was driving a white Chevy in Clarington, Ohio just after 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 22 when Deputy Poling performed a traffic stop. K9 Deputy Miller arrived […]