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A Woman Is In Jail After Stealing A Vehicle And Driving It On Railroad Tracks

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MULLENS, WV (WOAY) – A couple from Stephenson area came to Mullens Police Department to report that a female had come to their residence and stated her car broke down, it was later determined that she had turned onto the railroad tracks at Amigo and had driven approximately 2 miles toward Stephenson on the tracks.

N and S were contacted to close train traffic and the Wyoming County Sheriffs Dept took over the investigation.

The female Alisha F Jones was transported to Mullens Police Department where officers contacted the sheriff’s office in Irwin Kentucky who advised the vehicle had been reported stolen. Ms. Jones was charged locally and is awaiting warrants to be obtained in Kentucky.

The N and S Railroad police will attempt to remove the vehicle from the tracks later today as Ms. Jones is being held in Southern Regional Jail.

The Wyoming County Sheriffs dept is in charge of the investigation.



Tyler Barker

Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com


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