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).