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Monday | via Martinsburg Journal
Attorneys will meet for mediation proceedings later this week in a case involving a $200 million lawsuit filed against the city of Martinsburg in connection with the fatal shooting of a Virginia man last year by police. Wayne Arnold Jones, of Stephens City, was shot 23 times on March 13, 2013, following an incident that began in the vicinity of the 100 block of South Queen Street. Comment?
Monday Sep 22 | via Martinsburg Journal
A judge agreed to set bond Monday for a woman indicted in February by a Berkeley County grand jury in connection with an incident last year, during which an elderly woman was held captive in her bathroom for more than a week. West Virginia 23rd Judicial Circuit Judge John Yoder agreed to grant a motion for bail filed on behalf of 44-year-old Tara R. Allen, of Martinsburg, by her attorney Robert C. Stone. Comment?
Thursday Sep 18 | via Martinsburg Journal
A U.S. Marshals Task Force arrested Elan Bell-Veney, wanted in the stabbing of five people at Shipwrecked Bar in Martinsburg in June, on Thursday in Washington, D.C. According to a news release, 28-year-old Bell-Veney, of Gemstone Drive in Martinsburg, was found hiding in an apartment in the 1500 block of Benning Road NE in Washington, D.C. Bell-Veney was wanted by the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department on five warrants charging him with malicious wounding in connection with the stabbing, which occurred at the bar on Edwin Miller Boulevard on June 27. A warrant was also issued for Bell-Veney's arrest by the Federal Probation Office in Martinsburg for violating his probation charging possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 16 | via Martinsburg Journal
Police say a man shot and killed Sunday afternoon in Berkeley County likely knew his killer and that it appears he had driven to meet someone when he was shot. During a press conference late Monday afternoon, Sgt. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 9 | via Martinsburg Journal
The young mother of a 2-year-old daughter had a soft spot for anyone she considered the underdog, Hawkridge's mother told reporters Tuesday. Her 22-year-old daughter's life was tragically cut short June 28 when Hawkridge was gunned down in the driveway of her townhome apartment near Martinsburg, the target of an unknown killer or killers who still remain at large. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 2 | via Martinsburg Journal
A Martinsburg woman was arrested Monday on felony warrants charging her with unlawful wounding and burglary in connection with a July 4 incident in the city, during which she is accused of breaking into another woman's home and assaulting her. Comment?
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