02, Mar 2015 - State prison overcrowding still a major problem
MARTINSBURG - In January, Amin Matthews was arrested for possession of marijuana and incarcerated in the West Virginia Eastern Regional Jail, one of the many overcrowded jails in the state.
12, Oct 2014 - Man recaptured after escaping from constable in Waynesboro
WAYNESBORO (WPMT) – A man who escaped from a constable in Waynesboro on Sept. 29 is back in police custody, authorities said. Jeffery William Moore Jr., 30, of Waynesboro was arrested Sunday in Martinsburg, West Virginia. According to police, Moore was being transported to Franklin County Prison last month when he escaped from a state […]
08, Oct 2014 - Martinsburg, WV State supreme court denies writ to Kanawha County, WV sex offender who complained about attorney
The state Supreme Court of Appeals has affirmed a Kanawha County, West Virginia ruling denying convicted sex offender Freddie Lee Bragg's bid for a writ of habeas corpus based on how his attorney presented his case at trial. Bragg is serving a 53-year sentence at Mount Olive Correctional Center.
03, Apr 2014 - Berkeley, WV Sex offender gets 63 months
MARTINSBURG - The following sentences were recently announced by the Office of the United States Attorney Northern District of West Virginia, William J. Ihlenfeld II.
01, Apr 2014 - Berkeley, WV W.Va. inmate serving life term dies in prison
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A Berkeley County man serving a life sentence for murder has died in prison.The West Virginia Division of Corrections says 55-year-old Carl Eugene Manford died last month at the Mount Olive Co...