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Category: CrimeWatch

High Speed Chase In Beckley Causes A 3 Car Crash Involving A Beckley Officer

BECKLEY (WOAY) – A high speed chase led to a three car crash involving a Beckley Police Officer. Sargent Bailey with Beckley Police tell WOAY that shortly after...

Hinton Man Arrested For Obstruction and Possession Of A Controlled Substance

HINTON (WOAY) – Hinton man is arrested and facing two different charges. George Henry Ruff, 28 of Hinton, WV, was arrested on Sunday, February 18th, 2018. Ruff was...

Ex-school superintendent in West Virginia accused of theft

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Federal authorities say a retired county school superintendent in West Virginia has been charged with fraud and theft, accused of taking...

Nicholas County Man Arrested For Meth, Firearms, and Cash

NICHOLAS COUNTY (WOAY) – Units of the Central West Virginia Drug Task Force began an investigation during the past few months in the Zela area of Nicholas County....

TWO MORE DEFENDANTS PLEAD GUILTY FOR ROLES IN FEDERAL DRUG CONSPIRACY

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – Two men pled guilty today for their roles in a drug trafficking conspiracy, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Shawn Akiem Anderson, 44,...

Fayette Co. Man Facing 10 Charges After Attacking Victim, Trying to Steal Truck

WRISTON– A Fayette County man has been arrested after attacking a person and trying to steal their truck. According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s...

Twelve Indicted for Allegedly Running Pill Mill in Raleigh County, Other Areas

BECKLEY– Twelve doctors, owners and mangers of a pain management clinic that operated in Beckley and Beaver as well as Charleston and Wytheville, Virginia are...

A Raleigh County Couple Has Been Arrested And Charged For Sexual Assault

RALEIGH COUNTY (WOAY) – Two people have been arrested for 3rd-degree sexual assault in Raleigh County. On February 16, 2018, Detective Long of the Raleigh County...

Convicted murderer indicted in woman’s 1972 cold case death

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) – Authorities say a convicted murderer has been indicted for the December 1972 slaying of a woman in West Virginia. Mercer County Prosecuting...

Mullens Man Arrested For Animal Cruelty

MULLENS (WOAY) – Police arrested Ricky Hanshaw Jr on warrants obtained by Mullens Police Department.  The incident started with a reference to a photo of a dog on...