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Recent Crime News
2 hrs ago | via The Inter-Mountain
The upcoming sentencings of two key former Mingo County public officials are an opportunity for a southern West Virginia coal mining community shaken by corruption to start bouncing back, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin said. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 16 | via Spirit of Jefferson Advocate
A figure in the federal Mingo County corruption probe is suing several former county officials and others, claiming they violated his constitutional rights and damaged his reputation. Comment?
Monday Apr 14 | via WCHS-TV Charleston
George White was arrested and eventually jailed on drug charges. But the case unraveled as former Mingo County Circuit Court Judge Michael Thornsbury, former prosecutor Michael Sparks and former county commissioner David Baisden found themselves on the wrong side of the law. Comment?
Saturday Apr 12 | via Williamson Daily News Online
The following defendants were arrested in Mingo County over the past week. Their names and the charges they face are as follows: Lannie Dow Ooten, 50, of Delbarton, was arrested by Mingo County Sheriff's Department Deputy L. Thomas on charges of DUI, after allegedly producing results of .245 during a breath intoximeter test. Comment?