Sunday, July 13, 2014

If you have seen or heard from Robert Langford. Please contact the Martinsburg Police Dept.

Have you Seen Me?
My name is Robert Langford and I have been entered into the Missing
Person's Database.
If you see me, please contact this number 304-264-2100.
I have a wife and baby whom I adore and they miss me very much. I
was on my way to the library to return some books around 4:00pm on
Saturday, June 28th 2014 in Martinsburg, WV. I was wearing a shortsleeved,
black, polo shirt with a gray inset on the sleeves, blue jeans, flip
flops, and a navy blue back pack.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Breaking and Entering Arrest

On Monday, June 24, 2013, the Martinsburg Police Department responded to Family Dollar located at 1319 Old Courthouse Square for an alarm.  Upon checking the business, all doors were secure, but Officer Ruffner noticed a white male inside.  Officer Ruffner tapped on the window to get the subjects attention, and the male headed towards the back of the store.  An employee arrived on scene and stated that no one should be in the store.  Officer Ruffner then entered the store and announced his presence.  Officer Fritz was staged to the rear of the store and the male fled out a back door.  Officer Fritz ordered the subject to stop, but the male continued to run.  Officer Fritz attempted to tackle the male, utilized a Taser and used physical force to try to subdue him.  The male continuously fought Officer Fritz and was grabbing for his gun.  The male was able to grab one of Officer Fritz’s magazines and attempted to hit him with it.  Officer Richmond arrived on scene and was able to assist Officer Fritz in getting the male under control.  The male was identified as Christopher Lewis.  He was charged with Breaking and Entering and Attempting to Disarm a Police Officer.

Arrested: Christopher Shane Lewis                            
     Date of Birth 6-3-89
                 67 Garden Drive #304

                Martinsburg, WV 25404

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Malicious Wounding Arrest

On Saturday, September 08, 2012 at approximately 8:10PM, the Martinsburg Police Department responded to the 300 block of North Maple Ave for a stabbing.  While driving to the scene, Ptlm. Castelgrande saw a black male holding a white t-shirt to his chest in the area of Anthony’s Pizza at Queen and Race.  The male had a stab wound to his chest and was transported to City Hospital with non- life threatening injury.  The victim stated that Michael Robinson stabbed him and Officers responded to Robinson’s residence at 322 ½ North Maple Ave.  Ptlm. Richmond located Robinson as he ran out the back door of the residence.  A knife was also located in the back yard of the residence.  After Robinson was detained and Mirandized, he confessed to Ptlm. Shelton that he stabbed the victim after getting in an argument over a girl.  Robinson was charged with Malicious Wounding and is currently incarcerated in the Eastern Regional Jail awaiting his initial arraignment.

Arrested: Michael Wayne Robinson
                322 ½ North Maple Ave
               Martinsburg, WV 25401
               Age 29

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Drug Arrests Made

     On this day officers from this agency, along with officers from the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, conducted a search warrant at 125 North Queen St Apt 5.

     This search warrant stemmed from controlled drug buys, of crack cocaine, which these officers have been conducting at this residence.

     Upon entry Mr. Dontae C. Freeman (DOB 6/23/83) was present along with other individuals. They were detained by officers during the search warrant.

     Mr. Freeman advised this officer that he had marijuana in his left front pocket. Small baggies of packaged marijuana were located in his pocket.

     We had also previously obtained a felony warrant for Mr. Freeman for distribution of CDS (Crack Cocaine). He was arrested on the pending warrant and charged with possession with intent for the marijuana.

     Mr. Freeman was transported to the Martinsburg Police Dept and processed. He was then brought to the ERJ to await further court action.

     Also earlier on this date officers arrested Mr. Curtis “Kurt Kurt” W. Lane (DOB11/16/64) who is also living at this address on North Queen St. He was arrested on a domestic battery third offense.

      Curtis Lane was brought in front of Magistrate Miller for arraignment. He was placed on a $50,000 bond. He was unable to post bond and was transported to the ERJ to await further court action. 

Monday, April 9, 2012

Subject shoots Gun in Home - Arrest

     On Sunday, 4-8-12 at approximately 2126 hrs, members of the Martinsburg Police Department responded to the 1400 blk of New York Ave in reference to a report of shots fired.  While officers were on the way to the call, information was updated that the suspect had entered a residence and discharged a firearm into the floor of the house.  Officers arrived on scene and located the suspect in a vehicle a few blocks from the scene.  Pfc D North along with Ptlm J Crites and Ptlm P Lehman were able to stop the vehicle and take the suspect into custody after a short struggle.  A search of the vehicle revealed a .45 caliber handgun secreted away with in the passenger compartment and several spent shell casings.  There were six persons within the house when the shooting took place.  No one was injured during the incident.
     The suspect was identified as: Justin Waynes Willingham, 20, of Bunker Hill, WV

         Charged with six counts of Wanton Endangerment,
         Burglary, Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon, and
         Obstructing an Officer.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Search Warrants Served

     On February 16, 2012 officers from the Martinsburg Police Department conducted two search warrants at 120 and 122 West Burke St. Both residences are within the same building.

     Search warrants were conducted in reference to an ongoing drug investigation which had been conducted by this agency. Martinsburg SRT was utilized to make entry into both homes. This agency was aided by the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crimes Task force.

     A small amount of Marijuana was seized, along with some paraphernalia. Also seized was a small caliber pistol and a Tazer / stun gun device.

     Currently the Martinsburg Police Dept holds felony warrants for the following individuals, as a result of this investigation. These are for Drug related crimes, including distribution of Crack Cocaine;

Timico “TC” C. Johnson (DOB 3/11/70).
Tracy L. Clinton (DOB 7/5/66)
Aubrey A. Wright (4/15/81)

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of these individuals is urged to contact the Berkeley County Crime Solvers (304 267 4999) or the Martinsburg Police Department (304 264 2100).

Friday, December 30, 2011

Attempted Robbery

     On December 27, 2011 call was received for an attempted robbery, which had just occurred at 531 Winchester Ave. This business is the Mercado Le Bueno Fe # 2 International Food Market. Officers responded.

Ptlm Everhart took statements from employees that a white male had entered the business and demanded money. He had his face partially concealed. His hands were in his pockets and he motioned that he may have a weapon on his person, by pointing his pocketed hand at the clerk.

According to the clerk, the subject then pulled a large knife out of his jacket pocket and attempted to grab the clerk. At this time another employee came out from the back of the store. The suspect fled the store, traveling on foot north of the Winchester Ave Plaza. He did not obtain any money or goods.

This agency is seeking the community’s assistance, in obtaining more info in regards to this white male suspect’s identity. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Berkeley County Crime Solvers (304 267 4999) or the Martinsburg Police Department (304 264 2100).