2017-05-17 / Police & Safety

Man charged with armed robbery, assault in stabbing

George L. Hartlove III George L. Hartlove III George L. Hartlove III, 30, was arrested on May 5 in the Inwood area after fleeing Morgan County following a stabbing and robbery.

Hartlove was being held at the Eastern Regional Jail in lieu of a $100,000 bond.

According to Morgan County Sheriff KC Bohrer, members of his department and the West Virginia State Police responded to a reported stabbing at 277 Briarwood Circle in Berkeley Springs at roughly 1:30 p.m. on May 5.

Sheriff Bohrer, Lt. Seth Place and Cpl. Samuel Smith arrived at the scene to find John Matthew Scott Stull, 38, suffering from a stab wound to the neck area. Lt. Place began administering first aid until medics arrived.

Stull was transported by EMS to War Memorial Hospital for non-life threatening injuries, Bohrer said.

Police determined that Hartlove had come to the residence to see Stull. After Hartlove had been there for a short time, witnesses allegedly heard Stull screaming for help.

Hartlove fled the scene in a black extended cab pickup truck and was apprehended in Inwood shortly before 5 p.m by Investigators Dickie Steerman and John Giangola.

Morgan County Deputy Dennis Jenkins is the primary investigating officer in the case. Harlove was arrested and charged in Berkeley County for armed robbery and malicious wounding on warrants secured by Jenkins.

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