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Tucker County Sheriff Office Monthly Activity

Felony Arrests (charges or indictments)        288 Persons Arrested on Felony charges    3 Misdemeanor arrest (charges or indictments)    6 Persons arrested on misdemeanor charges   5 Misdemeanor citations issues     3 Hazardous moving violations tickets issued    19 Other traffic violations tickets issued      8 Hazardous moving violations warning issued    5 Other traffic violations warning...

The Sheriff’s Soap Box

Submited by Sheriff J.E. Kopec This section of the The Parsons Advocate is brought to you by Sheriff “Jake” Kopec as to raise awareness of the West Virginia State Law and to educate the public in laws that are set forth by legislation. This month I would like to discuss...

Beware of scammers using ‘grandparent’ ploy

Sgt. C.D. Siler of the Parsons Detachment of the West Virginia State Police has issued a Scam Alert. It is that time of year again when scammers are at their peak. The most used scam is someone calling claiming to be a grandchild that has had an accident and needs...

Let’s have a Pow Wow

Let’s have a Pow Wow

FROM THE OFFICE OF PARSONS POLICE CHIEF W.D. Rowe THIS IS CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, DON’T LET YOUR DOG OR CAT STAY OUT IN THE FREEZING COLD WITHOUT PROPER SHELTER AND WATER SUPPLY. With the drop in temperature we have been experiencing, please be mindful of your pets. If they are...

Police News

Police News

The Parsons Police Department had gotten complaints about dogs that were located at 211 Poplar Street in Parsons that were not being cared for properly. These dogs were observed several days and on Nov. 1, , the Parsons Police Department along with Animal Control Officer, Ricky Rosier, responded to that location and...

Police News – July 19, 2017

According to a press release from the Tucker County Sheriff's Department, on Wednesday, July 12 at approximately 7:55 p.m. members of the Tucker County Sheriff's office, West Virginia State Police, Company 10, Company 20 along with EMS personnel were dispatched to Sugarlands Road for a commercial vehicle accident. The driver...

SCAM ALERT

Parsons City Chief of Police, W.R. Rowe, reports that a telephone scam is hitting the area. According to Rowe, late night calls are coming in to individuals who are impersonating a 911 operator. The caller states that a hang-up call has come into the 911 center from this home phone....

Police News – May 17, 2017

According to a press release from the Tucker County Sheriff’s Department, on Wednesday, May 10 at approximately 5 p.m., Parsons Police Chief, W.R. Rowe, was notified by Tucker County 911 of a reckless driver traveling toward Parsons on US219. Rowe located and observed the described vehicle, driven by Steven Swiger,...

City of Parsons Police New 

According to a press release from the City of Parsons Police Department on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, the Parsons Police Department received a complaint of dogs being neglected and abused. The Parsons Police Department, along with the Tucker County Animal Shelter-Kathy Parsons and Animal Control Officer Ricky Rosier responded to...

Possible Scam

According to a press release from Parsons City Chief of Police, W.R. Rowe, a possible scam is coming through the internet about enhanced security for your “My Social Security Account.”  The report states that after June 10 you can use an alternate way to sign into your account by using...

Police News – March 29, 2017

According to a press release from the Parsons Detachment of the West Virginia State Police, they have recently received several reports of vacation homes burglarized in the Canaan Valley, Red Creek and Dry Fork area. These homes were all empty at the time of the crime. If you own a...

Parsons Police News – March 22, 2017

According to a press release from the City of Parsons Police Department on Saturday, March 11, at approximately 8:15 p.m., Sgt. D.E. Gidley responded to an accident where a vehicle driven by Tony W. Assali of 254 Overlook Dr. was traveling on Billings Ave. when he failed to maintain control...

Police News – March 15, 2017

Police News According to a press release from Parsons City Police Chief, W.R. Rowe, on Thursday, March 2, two people from Parsons were arrested for possession of an animal after being ordered by the Tucker County Courts not to have any animals. Josh Mitchell of 163 Overlook Drive, was arrested for possessing...

Police News

On Nov 10, at approximately 8 a.m. a three vehicle accident occurred on First St. Heather Paul, of Parsons, was traveling south on First St and had stopped for traffic in her 2004 Chrysler van. Barbara McClain, of Hambleton, was driving a vehicle belonging to Whitney Matlick, of Parsons, a...

POLICE NEWS

According to a press release from the Tucker County Sheriff’s office, on Wednesday, Oct. 26, the Tucker County Sheriff’s Office, along with members of the Mountain Region Drug & Violent Crime Task Force and West Virginia State Police, executed several arrests warrants in Tucker and Harrison counties. Arrests were made...

Police News

On Monday, Sept. 26, Pardons Police Department was called to 506 Jameson Ave. in reference to dogs barking night and day. Upon arriving, Chief W.D. Rowe found the residence front door open and noticed several dogs in kennels in the residence. Rowe contacted Animal Control Officer Ricky Rosier to come...

UPDATE

According to the Tucker County Sherriff's Department, on Wednesday, Sept 21, Sheriff Deputies in Tucker County released the names after a murder-suicide took place on Sept 17.The incident took place around 10 a.m. in the Dry Fork area.According to the Tucker County Sheriff's Department, David Currance, 78, shot his wife,...

Local woman succumbs to injuries

A press release from the Tucker County Sheriff’s Department reports that on Sunday, Sept. 11 at approximately 12:30 p.m. Tucker County Sheriff’s Deputy B.T. Zirk responded to Nelson Rd. in Thomas. Zirk was notified that somebody had jumped from a moving vehicle.Once on scene, He observed a woman lying on...

Death Investigation

According to a press release from the Tucker County Sheriff's office, on Saturday, Sept. 10 2016 at approximately 6:30 p.m. Tucker County Sheriff's Deputy B. T. Zirk and West Virginia State Police TFC J.J. Schmidle responded to Blackwater Falls State Park in Davis. Deputy Zirk and Trooper Schmidle were notified...

ALERT: Possible Scam

The Tucker County Sheriff’s Department is issuing a possible scam alert for our area. A man in a gold color vehicle wearing an orange Sentel shirt is approaching homes in the area passing out Atlantic Broadband information. He is described as a male with numerous tattoos and piercings. If he...

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