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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Morgantown Police Arrest Suspect for Wanton Endangerment

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At approximately 3:18 a.m., on Oct. 10, officers of the Morgantown Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the 900 block of Snider Street. When officers arrived, they were able to locate several shell casings and determine that the peopl...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Deadline Approaching to Apply for Entry-Level Police Officer with the Morgantown Police Department

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Time is running out to apply for the position of entry-level police officer with the Morgantown Police Department. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1.

Potential candidates can obtain applications from the Morgantown City Clerk&r...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Morgantown Police Department to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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The Morgantown Police Department will take part in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 26.

The Morgantown Police Department will have officers stationed at the Kroger grocery stores on Patteson Drive a...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Morgantown Police Officer Attacked, Suspect Arrested

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At approximately 1:35 a.m., on Oct. 6, officers of the Morgantown Police Department were transporting a prisoner to the Monongalia County Sheriff’s office for transfer to the North Central Regional Jail.

An officer entered the sally port at the S...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

FBI Uniform Crime Report Shows Morgantown Crime Rates Below State and National Averages

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On Sept. 30, the FBI published its 2018 Uniform Crime Report, which shows Morgantown is among the safest cities in the state.

Across the board, Morgantown’s crime rate is below the state and national average.

“These numbers reflect the vigilance of both the...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Morgantown Police Arrest Three Suspects Following Traffic Stop

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At approximately 2:04 a.m. on Oct. 3, 2019 officers of the Morgantown Police Department encountered a vehicle driving the wrong way on Moreland Street. Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle when it attempted to turn northbound onto High Street....

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