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Month: February 2021

Five people charged with drug crimes in Hancock County

On Tuesday, several arrests were made related to the trafficking of crystal methamphetamine in the Newell, WV area, according to Hancock County Sheriff J.S. Gittings. The investigation lead to the arrest of three subjects for the felony offenses of distribution of crystal meth and possession with the intent to deliver crystal meth. This investigation led to two search warrants in Newell as well as a search warrant in Liverpool Township. Approximately half a kilo of crystal meth with a street value of approximately one hundred thousand dollars was seized as well as a firearm. The search warrant that took...

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Boil order issued for parts of Weirton

A boil order has been issued for parts of Weirton. Work is being done to repair a waterline on Orchard St., which is causing the notice. The boil order is in effect until further notice. Affected areas are: Brookeline St.3000-3500 block of Elm St.Zeta St.3000-3500 block of Orchard St.3000-3500 block of West St.Mildren Ave.Purdy LaneFerguson Ave.Lee Ave.Taylor Ave.Virginia...

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Moundsville man sentenced on firearms charge

Roger Dale Bolen, of Moundsville, was sentenced Wednesday to 63 months of incarceration for a firearms charge, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced. Bolen, 42, pled guilty to one count of unlawful possession of firearm in June 2020. Bolen, prohibited from having a firearm because of a prior felony conviction, admitted to having a .380 caliber pistol in August 2019 in Marshall County. Assistant U.S. Attorney David J. Perri prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Marshall County Drug Task Force...

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Washington County man facing murder charges found dead in Wheeling home

A man was found dead in a Wheeling Island home early Thursday morning. Around 6:30 a.m. police were called to a house on North Broadway Street for an initial medical emergency. The person involved was taken to the hospital, where they later were pronounced dead. Based on a mobile fingerprint scan, investigators have determined the deceased in 36-year-old Zackory J. Sadler of Donora, PA. They say Sadler was wanted out of Washington County for two shootings that took place last month His wounds were not life-threatening. Sadler’s body will be taken to the West Virginia Medical Examiner’s office in...

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Trinity Health System Announces New Leadership

Trinity Health System has completed the search for a leadership position within the healthcare ministry.  Dwayne Richardson, MSN, BSN, RN, has accepted the position as President of Twin City Medical Center in Dennison, Ohio.  This role will also include responsibility for the health system’s overall outpatient services in all outlying locations.  Richardson is replacing Teresa Gagliardi who has served the ministry for nearly 50 years and most recently as the Vice President of Hospital Operations at the Dennison location. “As our ministry continues to grow in our region, we felt the time was right to recruit an experienced leader...

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