Police

Head-on crash closes down 522

A two-vehicle collision along U.S. 522 near River Road on Monday shut down traffic movement for more than an hour in the morning. According to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department, a female driver operating a small passenger car was traveling south on U.S. 522 shortly before 6:30 a.m. when her[Read More…]

Big Pool man leads state police on high-speed chase

West Virginia State Police formed a rolling roadblock on Potomac Road early last Thursday, September 15, ending a high-speed chase that began at about 1 a.m. on Wilkes Street in Berkeley Springs. According to a criminal complaint filed in Morgan County Magistrate Court by Trooper B.A. Meyers, police turned on[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of September 12-18: September 12 Traffic enforcement in the Hancock area with one stop. Assault in the 100 block of Franklin Street. Report to follow. Assist Washington County Sheriff’s Office in the 13,000 block of Millstone Circle. Trespassing in[Read More…]

Police Report – September 14, 2022

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of August 29-September 11: August 29 School checks in the 200 block of West Main Street. Suspicious vehicle in the 100 block of West Main Street. Vehicle and subject checked ok. Service to advise in the first block of[Read More…]

Hancock man charged with DUI, possession of marijuana

Police were called to the 7-11 parking lot last Wednesday, September 7 at about 8 p.m. for a welfare check on a man seen hanging from his truck for about 15 to 20 minutes. According to a criminal complaint filed in Morgan County Magistrate Court by Officer Tony Link, police[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report

      Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of Monday, August 22, through Sunday, August 28: August 22 Towed vehicle in the 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue. Littering in the 100 block of Limestone Road. Subjects advised. 911 hang up in the 100 block[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report Aug. 15-21

  Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of August 15-21: August 15 Traffic enforcement in the Hancock area with one stop. Check well being in the 100 block of West High Street. Subjects advised. Assist Washington County Sheriff’ s Office in the area of High[Read More…]

Hancock Police Department to update firearms

by Geoff Fox Hancock Police are looking to acquire new firearms with the intent to be more in line with other police agencies in Washington County. Councilman Roland Lanehart told town officials the Hancock Police Department is in need of new handguns and holsters as they are not the same[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of August 8-14: August 8 Traffic hazard on Blue Hill Road. Tractor-trailer was stuck. Fixed and moved on. Service to advise in the Hancock area. Subject advised. Assist EMS in the first block of West Main Street. August 10[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report

Police Report Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of Monday, August 1, through Sunday, August 5: August 1 Traffic enforcement in the Hancock area with two stops. Trespassing in the first block of Brent Street. Subject advised. Service to advise in the 200 block of[Read More…]