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Category: CrimeWatch

Fayette Sheriff: There was animal poop, bugs, molded food and bags of trash all over the house

FAYETTE CO., WV (WOAY) – Fayette Co. Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Wayne Lee Kelly Monday for Gross Child Negelct. Deputies say after Child Protective Services...

Bluefield man gets 2-year sentence in shooting of 2 females

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — A 20-year-old West Virginia man faces two years in prison following his guilty plea to wanton endangerment for shooting two females, leaving...

Police arrest suspect in fatal shooting of Pennsylvania police officer

PENNSYLVANIA: Police in New Kensington, Pennsylvania on Tuesday said they arrested a suspect who they believe fatally shot a rookie Pennsylvania State Police officer....

Bus driver, aide charged with assaulting autistic boy, 11

LORTON, Va. (AP) — A school bus driver in northern Virginia has been charged with assaulting an 11-year-old autistic boy riding the bus. A second man, working as a...

Raleigh Co. man arrested for setting house on fire during argument with wife

LANARK, WV (WOAY) – The Raleigh Co. Sheriff’s Department arrested Ronald Lee Morton this morning after they say he set his house on fire. Investigators say...

FIRST ON WOAY: Shooting Sunday night in Ansted; Suspect arrested

ANSTED, WV (WOAY) – Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Brian Willis overnight for shooting another man in Ansted last night. Deputies say Willis shot...

FIRST ON WOAY: Man connected to sexual assault of minor through saliva in her panties refused dismissal

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – The trial of a Beckley man charged with crawling through a young girl’s window and sexually assaulted her will go on. David Eugene...

FIRST ON WOAY: Former Fayette Corrections Officer gets 8 years for recording child in sexual situations

FAYETTE CO., WV (WOAY) – A former correctional officer at the Gene Spadaro Juvenile Detention Center was sentenced today for recording a minor on his cell phone...

Wyoming's Lester family busted for allegedly burning down houses to collect insurance

WYOMING CO., WV (WOAY) – The Lester family is fairly well known throughout Wyoming County.  They own the Lester Home Center and Lester Mobile Home Sales. Now,...

Charleston officer, suspect shot during burglary in Charleston

CHARLESTON (WCHS)- A Charleston police officer was shot in the vest Thursday night during a burglary Thursday night. Dispatchers said the officer was shot in the vest...