Sunday, June 12, 2011
EKB Capsule News...West Virginia...6-13-'11
- After receiving a request for a wellness check, Kanawha County Sheriff's Deputies went to a home on Launa Lane in Mammoth Saturday night where they found the body of 81 year old Wilfred Naylor. Officials with the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department and the Kanawha Bureau of Investigation are investigating Naylor's death as a homicide. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office at 304-357-0169.
- Deputies with the Greenup County, Kentucky Sheriff's Department Drug Interdiction Division arrested 32 year old Leo L. Buggs, of Columbus, Ohio, Sunday on a fugitive from justice warrant out of Logan County, West Virginia for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Buggs was arrested in South Shore after he became involved in a physical altercation with Shawn Kimble of Barnabus, and Buggs shot Kimble in the neck. At the time of his arrest, Buggs had a quantity of narcotics and $730. Buggs was charged with possession of marijuana, and giving officers false name or address.
- St. Albans Police Sgt. M.A. Gilbert went to a home on Zerkle Street Saturday to follow up on leads from a burglary investigation. While there, he smelled a chemical odor and asked for and was granted permission to search the residence. During the search, he found the makings of a meth lab and a gun with the serial number filed off. Laura Hill and her husband Christopher Hill were arrested on meth charges, while other charges are pending.
- West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Margaret Workman is establishing a commission to investigate the February 23, 2009, death of Benjamin Hill which occurred inside the Industrial Home for Youth, the state's only maximum security correctional center for juveniles. An autopsy and various investigations have not determined how Hill died, but Workman says, "I want to know what happened to this child." The commission Workman will lead is called the Adjudicated Juvenile Rehabilitation Review Commission.
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