On July 04, 2009, Pfc. S. Everhart of the Martinsburg City Police Department responded to Franklin Manor Apartments which is on West Martin Street in Martinsburg, for a report of a domestic disturbance. During the investigation it was alleged that 35 year old Jason Shawn Kesner, no fixed address, struck a nine year old female juvenile in the face. Pfc. Everhart placed Mr. Kesner under arrest for domestic battery, third offense.
Mr. Kesner was transported to the Eastern Regional Jail to await arraignment by a Berkeley County Magistrate.