Monday, December 14, 2009

Multiple Arrests made

On Friday December 11, 2009 at 2100 hours Officers North and Harper of The Martinsburg City Police Department were investigating a suspicious subject near the intersection of West John and Raleigh Street. The officers knew the subject as Arthur Lee Hairston Jr. and were aware that he had an active warrant for Robbery through Berkeley County Magistrate court for an incident that had occurred on August 30th, 2009. While attempting to arrest Hairston, he attempted to flee from the officers on foot. Officers utilized a TASER to subdue Hairston and were able place him into custody. During a search incident to arrest, officers located a loaded FNH 9mm handgun on Hairston’s person. Hairston (31) (a convicted felon) was charged with First Degree Robbery, Felon in possession of a firearm, Fleeing on foot and Obstructing an officer.

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