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Fayette County Man Wanted By U.S. Marshals Arrested

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HILLTOP, WV (WOAY) – A Fayette County man wanted by U.S. Marshal’s arrested.

On December 5th, 2018, a Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputy was conducting traffic enforcement when he executed a stop on a black two-door sedan. The deputy discovered that the male occupant, Micheal W. Paul 32 of Hilltop, was wanted by the U. S. Marshal Service for a probation violation stemming from felony fraud convictions. Located in the vehicle along with Paul was a loaded handgun. Along with being arrested for the federal probation violation, Paul was charged by the deputy with Prohibited Person in Possession of a Firearm. He was transported to the Southern Regional Jail to await arraignment.

This case remains under investigation by Deputy C.M. Tomlin of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.

Fayette County Sheriff’s Department disclaimer: All defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. A criminal complaint is nothing more than a document that merely alleges a criminal charge.



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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