January 10, 2018 RSS feed / Police & Safety

Oakleigh Manor fire caused by electrical short

South Morgan Volunteer Fire Company Captain Mel Harmon said that the cause of the December 16 historic Oakleigh Manor house fire in Unger was an electrical short in an extension cord in the basement and was unintentional. More...

Magistrates Report

Recent sentences from Magistrate Kermit Ambrose:  Thomas E. Bowman, 61, of Winchester, Va. was sentenced to one year unsupervised probation after pleading guilty to DUI. All but 90 days of the probation was suspended. More...

Crash ejects driver, child

A single-vehicle accident along U.S. 522 at the Virginia line ejected a driver and a child and sent four to the hospital late last week.  The crash occurred last Thursday, January 4 shortly before 2 p.m. in the 13000 block of Valley Road.  More...

Most wanted January 2018

William Handy  Date of birth: 2/15/89  Physical description: White male, 5’ 9,” 180 lbs. More...

Morgan County Sheriff’s Report 304-258-1067

Sheriff KC Bohrer reports the following calls, investigations and reports for December 31-January 6:  December 31  Sgt. Shambaugh responded to a welfare check on Martinsburg Road. Transported due to extreme temperatures.  More...

On the public docket

All local government meetings are open to the public.  Morgan County Government   More...

Case for month of January 2018

Burglary and grand larceny  Location: Dillion’s Used Cars, 7390 Valley Road, Berkeley Springs.  Case Agent: Captain Tim Stapleton.  On or about Tuesday, January 2, the dealership found the office building had been broken into. More...