A Warm Springs Middle School student who was hospitalized after overdosing on pain medication has not returned to school, according to Principal Gene Brock.
School officials called an ambulance to treat the student during school hours last Tuesday, March 17. Brock said the girl had taken the prescription medications at home, but showed signs of distress after arriving at school. A friend of the girl alerted school staff of the emergency.
Bruce N. McKenzie, Jr., 35, of Sir Johns Run Road, Berkeley Springs, was sentenced to a year in jail for domestic battery. Except for the time already served, the jail term was suspended and McKenzie must attend counseling.
Joshua Stephen Haines, 24, of Tower Circle, Berkeley Springs, was given a suspended sentence of six months in jail and placed on a year's probation for domestic battery and possession of a controlled substance. He must also pay $389 in fines and court fees and attend counseling.
Police spent several days searching for a Fulton County teen, who was reported as a runaway after she did not return home from school last Tuesday.
The thirteen-year old female had last been seen at Southern Fulton High School and was believed to be in the Hancock area, possibly "hanging out" with friends and would likely be antagonistic toward any intervention, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
Michael Lee Noel, 45, of Cattail Drive, Berkeley Springs, was sentenced to a year in jail and ordered to pay $290 in fines & fees for obstructing an officer. Part of the jail term was suspended but he must serve six months and a day, and will then be placed on a year's probation.