Thursday, January 15, 2009

Armed Robbery / Grand Larceny Arrests

On January 14th 2009 Martinsburg Police arrested three individuals on warrants for Armed Robbery and Grand Larceny in association with two home invasion type robberies which recently occurred at residences within Martinsburg.

The warrants were issued by State Magistrate Sandra Miller and were brought forth after Martinsburg Detectives, Lt GB Swartwood and Detective S. Doyle were able to identify all three suspects through witness identification, statements and physical evidence from both robberies.

The first home invasion robbery occurred on January 3rd 2009 at 104 Swartz Street Martinsburg WV. The second home invasion occurred on January 11th 2009 at 1013 South Raleigh Street apartment 6 Martinsburg WV. Both robberies were similar in method of operation and suspect descriptions.

One of the suspects was already incarcerated in the Eastern Regional Jail for one of the robberies. The other two suspects were arrested at an area retail store after allegedly shoplifting and being detained. They were then arrested on the outstanding warrants for robbery and grand larceny by Ptlwm. Kristal Barrett and Ptlm. Erin Gibbons.

A silver pellet pistol was also recovered at the place of arrest from the suspects and believed to be one of the weapons utilized in said robberies.

Leonard Anthony Wooten aka “Woo” DOB 7 9 67 who lists no fixed address. He was arrested for 2 counts of Armed Robbery and 2 counts of Grand Larceny.

Megan Renee Ryman DOB 4 2 87 who lists an address of 137 West King Street Martinsburg WV. She was arrested for 2 counts of Armed Robbery and 2 counts of Grand Larceny.

Henry Allen Payton DOB 8 1 68 who lists and address of 323 East Moler Ave. Martinsburg WV. He was arrested for 1 count of armed Robbery and 1 count of Grand Larceny.

All three subjects were incarcerated in the Eastern Regional Jail awaiting arraignment.

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