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Upcoming Delays on North Queen Street (US 11) in Berkeley County

The West Virginia Division of Highways advises motorists of upcoming delays on North Queen Street (US 11) in Berkeley County beginning as early as Monday, October 7, 2019.

Work will start at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and will continue South to E. Stephen Street.

Work will be performed between the hours of 7:00 AM and 5:30 PM, Monday through Thursday.

These delays are necessary for signal renovation work.
Work will be performed under the direction of flaggers. Motorists are advised to travel with caution through the work zone.

Exact schedule is weather dependent but work should be complete in eight weeks.
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So cazy should be done t another time of day not when so much going on and so busy. People dont use their head any more . They need get out there and fix other roads befor starting some thing else. But thats Martinsburg for u.

would be nice for the high st underpass to be finished already....good lord

This will be really thrilling with the school buses too... I'm sure someone already said that but my comments aren't loading

About fixing the one at Winchester Ave. And King Street. The settings on that one are all jacked up!!!!!!!!!!

I want to know when they are going to repave the streets. Driving down Queen Street is like riding over a giant old time wash board!

Yeah lets pick the busiest times during the f*cking day to do road work because we cant possibly work at night time 🙄 WV is the biggest joke when it comes to common sense

Let’s just shut Martinsburg down can’t travel High St to the underpass, ain’t nobody got time for all of this and work time is 7:30 5:30 busy times of the day

I hate to see how you can get around when there is a accident on interstate especially if it has to be shutdown

How about finishing the work at the Burke Street Underpass before starting anything else. Been almost TWO YEARS now...😑

Why would you do this during the busyest time of day??? And not over night??

Anybody want to have a parking lot party for when there’s an accident on 81? Lol

I feel like people would complain if their ice cream was cold... good lord...

Cyndi Laidlow

U people are a joke

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The Martinsburg Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the below females. On September 22, 2019, they used stolen credit cards at Walgreens and Walmart. The credit cards were stolen from a car while parked at the Rec Center on Woodbury Ave. Entry was gained to the car by breaking out the side window and a purse was stolen. It is unknown at this time if the females that used the stolen cards broke into the car. Anyone with information is asked to contact Ptlm Staub at 304-264-2100. ... See MoreSee Less

The Martinsburg Police Department is asking for the publics assistance in identifying the below females.  On September 22, 2019, they used stolen credit cards at Walgreens and Walmart.  The credit cards were stolen from a car while parked at the Rec Center on Woodbury Ave.  Entry was gained to the car by breaking out the side window and a purse was stolen.  It is unknown at this time if the females that used the stolen cards broke into the car.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Ptlm Staub at 304-264-2100.Image attachment

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Someone in Martinsburg and probably Berkeley County Schools should recognize these girls.

The images are terrible..someone needs to invest in better cameras

It's just as much Walmart and Walgreens fault they should ask for ID like they used to then anybody couldn't just use your card SMH

first problem here....someone left their purse in their car....that's a no no no matter where your parked

Is it me, or does it look a mother and daughter in those photos...They look so much alike..

Does one have a puppy under her jacket?

Shouldn't of left Your Purse in Plain Sight in Car Ya Big Dummy!

But my baby didn’t do nuffin

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Just a few pictures from the 2 sessions of the Martinsburg Police Department's Junior Police Academy this past summer. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you, again, Martinsburg Police Department!! Best. Week. Ever. ❤

Awesome hope to see more pictures or have access to them soon.

Awesome❤👮👮👮

This is awesome! How do I sign my child up?

Love it!

#AnimalAbuse

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A few more pictures from the 2 sessions of the Martinsburg Police Junior Police Academy ... See MoreSee Less

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Great job MPD! Truly making a difference. Thank you. Stay safe.

Such a great program! Kudos to the MPD for making a difference.

Proactive instead of reactive! Excellent way to support and guide the youth of the Community.

This was a great session for the young one's for sure you all do great

Love it! That’s starting them right

Where do I sign my kids up?? 😁

Jimmy Maradiaga jj would have loved this

What are the ages?

Permanent damage to how many of those children ?

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Notice to Motorists

On Saturday, September 28th, the Walk to End Alzheimer will be taking place in Martinsburg at 10:30am. The start and end of the walk will be the Martinsburg High School. For this event, participants have been instructed to walk on the side of the roadway or sidewalk. The Martinsburg Police Department is asking motorists to exercise caution when traveling on the route. Only the section of South Queen Street from South Street to Wilson Street will be temporarily closed as walkers pass through the area. A copy of the route is below.
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Notice to Motorists

On Saturday, September 28th, the Walk to End Alzheimer will be taking place in Martinsburg at 10:30am.  The start and end of the walk will be the Martinsburg High School.  For this event, participants have been instructed to walk on the side of the roadway or sidewalk.  The Martinsburg Police Department is asking motorists to exercise caution when traveling on the route. Only the section of South Queen Street from South Street to Wilson Street will be temporarily closed as walkers pass through the area.  A copy of the route is below.

MPD Clears Taco Bell Shooting Incident with Two Arrests

The Martinsburg Police Department announced today that the two juvenile offenders responsible for the recent shooting incident in the parking lot of the Foxcroft Avenue Taco Bell are in custody.

On September 6, 2019 at 6:20 p.m., MPD officers responded to a call of shots fired at 1020 Foxcroft Avenue. Arriving on the scene they met a 23-year-old male who informed them he had been chased and shot at by an offender with a handgun who was in the company of a male accomplice. The victim was able to escape and was not hit. The two subjects ran into the wooded area behind the Lowes store and an immediate search of the area by MPD, Berkeley County Deputies, and State Police troopers was unsuccessful.

The victim had been dining with his family inside the restaurant when the offenders entered and threatened him. The victim had gone into the parking lot where one of the offenders pulled out a gun and fired several shots at him. The victim knew the identity of the person who shot at him and the first name of his accomplice. MPD officers later positively identified them as a 16-year-old and 17-year-old juveniles.

The names of the offenders were entered into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and Detective Corporal Jared Luciano obtained juvenile petitions for charges of Attempted Malicious Wounding and Wanton Endangerment and Conspiracy to Commit Malicious Wounding and Wanton Endangerment. Officers continued to search for the two in both the city and county. One subject was located by juvenile probation officers and the second surrendered to the Martinsburg Police Department.

www.martinsburgpd.org/2019/09/mpd-clears-taco-bell-shooting-incident-with-two-arrests/
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Job well done! Thank you for your care, concern and protection! Praying for all of you!

Thank you MPD!

Great job, MPD!!!

Good job MPD

Awesome job MPD!!!!

Great job to our MPD⭐

Great job MPD

Great work MPD!!

Good job

Very good job Mpd

MPD are usually pretty good.

Good job !

Good job jail time

Well done Martinsburg Police

Awesome work.

They should give there names.. If they can do the crime then there name should be on blast..

At their age they could get a gun? Something needs to be done about guns.

WTF is going on with these kids these day????

How can you know what will happen in the future?!

Need go into the woods behind md an clean it up!!!!!!!!!!

Shouldn't it be attempted murder charges?

👏👏👏

Wtg MPD.

Charge them as adults

Josh Hobbs

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September Officers of the Month

Corporal Jared Luciano, Patrolman Roderick Holloway, and Patrolman Aaron Miller have been selected as the Martinsburg Police Department’s Officers of the Month for September 2019.

Jared Luciano is an MPD veteran with 13 ½ years of service, Roderick Holloway has served for three years, and Aaron Miller is one of MPD’s newer officers with two years on the job. The three MPD officers recently made a tremendous positive impact on the youth of our community, serving as the lead instructors in the first year of MPD’s new Junior Police Academy.

To read more, please visit:
www.martinsburgpd.org/officer-of-the-month/
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September Officers of the Month

Corporal Jared Luciano, Patrolman Roderick Holloway, and Patrolman Aaron Miller have been selected as the Martinsburg Police Department’s Officers of the Month for September 2019.  

Jared Luciano is an MPD veteran with 13 ½ years of service, Roderick Holloway has served for three years, and Aaron Miller is one of MPD’s newer officers with two years on the job.  The three MPD officers recently made a tremendous positive impact on the youth of our community, serving as the lead instructors in the first year of MPD’s new Junior Police Academy.  

To read more, please visit:  
http://www.martinsburgpd.org/officer-of-the-month/

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Congratulations!!! The Jr Police Academy was amazing!! Thank you for inspiring the youth of our community!!!

My son Dallas loved the Junior Police Academy! Congratulations to all three of the officers!

Congratulations Officers! Thank you for your time and services!

Congratulations Officers. You definitely make us and our community proud knowing we have officers of your caliber protecting us!

congrats to the 3 wonderful policeman !

Congratulations! Thank you for keeping our community safe.💙

Congratulations and thank you for all that you do to keep our community safe 😊

Congrats to all 3. Halloway is absolutely the kind of man we need serving and protecting our community. Great guy.

Thank you for your service and fortitude to continue doing your job. I totally admire you and your department.

My granddaughter attended your camp. What a positive opportunity for our youth to meet and see how it’s done. God Bless and thank you so much

Congratulations to the 3 officers- especially Holloway! 😊

Patrolmen Holloway is an awesome guy, you should be proud to have someone like that representing our community. Every time we see him in the community, he’s always very friendly and social.

Thanks for your service 👍👏

congratulations thank you for all you do and please be safe out there

Congratulations to all 3 of these policemen.

Thanks to each and everyone one of you (and your entire department and Chief) for all you do for our community.

Congratulations to all three of you and thank you for putting and watch the young kids and the impact that you have made on their lives

Congratulations, to all three of you. God be with you three and protect you.

Congratulations to you all!!!

Congratulations guys!!!! Great job!!!

Congrats to Holloway! Awesome guy! Well deserved!

Congratulations!! These officers are awesome!! Our experience with the Junior Police Academy was phenomenal! Thank you, Martinsburg Police Department!

Congratulations to all of you.. You all have made a huge impact on my childrens lives..

Congrats GREAT JOB GUYS 🚓🚓🚓

Well deserved! Congratulations!!

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Partial Road Closure

On Wednesday, September 18th, from 9am- 2pm, the 200 block of North Queen Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic due to construction on a local business. Flaggers will be place but expect delays during this time.
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Partial Road Closure

On Wednesday, September 18th, from 9am- 2pm, the 200 block of North Queen Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic due to construction on a local business.  Flaggers will be place but expect delays during this time.

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Great!!🤔🤔

Erica Rogers

MPD is hiring! Join Our Team! ... See MoreSee Less

MPD is hiring!  Join Our Team!

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Does certified officers wishing to join your team need to take Physical Agility test or just written

Y’all hiring new officers but most of the current officers don’t even know how to properly do their jobs. There’s huge % of them that are nothing more than incompetent idiots that’s going to end up costing the tax payers a lot of money once I get my auditing equipment together

What is the amount of the sign-on bonus? Does the department offer higher pay to college graduates? Does the dept. offer tuition reimbursement for officers who wish to continue their education?

Putting in two !!

I received a puzzling visit from 3 of Martinsburg's finest this morning. It was a welfare check to make certain I was not going to harm myself. It seems a heated argument that I had with a recruiter for dragging me along in the interview process got twisted into her notifying the Martinsburg PD that I was going to kill myself. True I was upset at the time because it would have been a hefty promotion for me, but it didn't send me into a tailspin. My thanks to the MPD for coming out on such a hot day to ensure one of your citizens is mentally sound.

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Road Closure/ New Traffic Pattern

Effective Wednesday September 11, 2019, no parking will be permitted in the 200 block of North College Street. This will include the additional meters in the block that were not previously marked as No Parking to assist with construction. The 200 block of North College Street will be closed for several weeks at the intersection of College/West Race Street to the rear parking lot of the Shenandoah Hotel. Residents in the area will still be able to access the designated permit parking lot in the Shenandoah Hotel lot. The section of North College Street from the parking lot to West Martin Street will remain open and will be 2 way traffic to allow access to the lot. Please be aware of the temporary traffic pattern change and use caution when entering and exiting this portion of the roadway.
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Road Closure/ New Traffic Pattern

Effective Wednesday September 11, 2019, no parking will be permitted in the 200 block of North College Street.  This will include the additional meters in the block that were not previously marked as No Parking to assist with construction.  The 200 block of North College Street will be closed for several weeks at the intersection of College/West Race Street to the rear parking lot of the Shenandoah Hotel.  Residents in the area will still be able to access the designated permit parking lot in the Shenandoah Hotel lot.  The section of North College Street from the parking lot to West Martin Street will remain open and will be 2 way traffic to allow access to the lot.  Please be aware of the temporary traffic pattern change and use caution when entering and exiting this portion of the roadway.

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Why is it almost every time i come through the burg i see an officer going north on Queen turning left into Anthony's to bypass a traffic control device. Last I checked that is a violation.

Is this due to the new police building being built??

What are they building?

On September 6, 2019 at approximately 6:20pm officers with the Martinsburg Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Foxcroft Avenue for the report of shots fired. Units located spent shell casings on scene as well as an unoccupied, parked vehicle that was struck with a stray bullet. Witnesses identified two juvenile suspects who had fled the scene prior to officer’s arrival. The investigation is ongoing. Charges are pending against the juveniles.

The identification of all those involved in this incident will not be released at this time. The West Virginia State Police and Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department also assisted with the investigation.
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What do you do with kids who have never been thought morals?

I heard it while I was shopping at Lowes with my family. It's sad your not even safe anywhere. So scary

Have they been caught martinsburg police department. I live very close

I heard a lot of shots coming from Berkeley station Rd area, wondering if it was the same individuals.

This place is now like my home town. D.C.

They are two that are always in trouble. The police know who they are, where they live, and who they run around with.

Are the suspects apprehended?

So this explains all the phone calls I am getting telling me to lock my doors...and I am on the other end of town!!! Smh.

I heard it was Lowe’s.

I'm at work and I work outside and I didn't hear it.. I've been watching everywhere when I walk outside.

Juveniles with guns probably means parents with guns not keeping them properly locked up, parents should be held accountable if it's there gun.

Any updates on this?

It was At Toco Bell I think

This was by Arby's

At this point you can’t be surprised. Between the music they listen to glorifying guns, gangs, murder, drugs, and sex plus growing up in poverty/lack or morals. Children aren’t born with issues, they get thrown in the middle of chaos and are expected to choose better! Children observe and repeat what they live. They most definitely need to be held accountable but they also need intensive therapy and mentoring. They need to be shown consistency and empathy. If nobody takes the time to redirect them then they’re going to keep repeating the cycle and eventually procreate, therefore raising a whole new generation of the same.

They know who they were

Did they get them yet

Quincy Oram

Robert N Holly Carter

Juveniles with guns need to be charged as adults. Teach their little thug butts that thug behavior gets bars for consequences

Nathan Hess

Tammy Kistner

Tracey Crawford Starliper

NanCy Daugherty

Stacy Pogue

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On September 3, 2019 at 6:30pm, the Martinsburg Police Department was made aware of threats against Martinsburg High School. Officers thoroughly investigated the threats and located the juvenile suspect who admitted to making a statement in jest. The threats were deemed not credible. The incident will be referred to the Berkeley County Prosecuting Attorney's Office to determine whether criminal charges will be sought.

The Martinsburg Police Department encourages all students report any knowledge of threats to the police and school staff.
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I heard of threats for a different Berkeley County School. Mountain View (I think) not MHS.

My child attends MHS & I am yet to receive any info on this situation. Very scary to read abt this on Social media while my child is at school this moment

Yes Mountain Ridge had one which was taken care of someone reported a threat after school at Martinsburg High school

My daughter goes to martinsburg high and I didnt get any alerts. I think it was mountain ridge

Was there threats against both Martinsburg High and Mountain Ridge? The info does not make sense when you looks at the time of the events.

Mmm I wonder if they have the wrong school? I know Mountain Ridge had a ntouch go out.

My daughter heard about it last night via social media.

I believe the threats were towards the high school and the child whom placed them was in the Middle school.

A ntouch text came out about Mountain Ridge Middle today. Not sure about martinsburg high

Why was none of the parents not notify

Cops don't tell anything about schools tell it over. They don't want parents going to school.

They should arrest the kid & put him in juvenile home just like they did when a kid threatened a school in Florida. You can't be making threats to kill ppl these days! It's not a joke.

They should put them in jail

What the ?!?!? Chad Haines Madison Dietrich did you hear of this?

Not credible? Funny

Not credible? When it happens, it’ll be credible? Throw the pos in jail for 2 years minimum.

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ROAD CLOSURE:

On Tuesday, August 27, 2019, the 300 block of South Church Street will be closed from 6:30am to 12:00pm for repairs to the Dunn Building. The repairs are not anticipated to last past the listed time. Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this street closure.
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ROAD CLOSURE:

On Tuesday, August 27, 2019, the 300 block of South Church Street will be closed from 6:30am to 12:00pm for repairs to the Dunn Building.  The repairs are not anticipated to last past the listed time.  Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this street closure.

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The "work" at the NEVER Dunn building continues . . . . . .

FULL TIME POLICE DISPATCHER II WANTED:

The City of Martinsburg is accepting applications for the position of Full Time Police Dispatcher II. Shift of 4PM Midnight will apply-no day shift available. High school diploma or GED equivalent with specialized course work in general office practices and two (2) years of increasingly responsible related experience, or any equivalent combination of related education and experience.

The successful applicant will monitor telephones and radio in the dispatch center, answer all incoming calls and ascertain the nature of the call, dispatch police vehicles for emergency responses, maintain a log on radio and telephone communications, input data into the computer system, and other related duties as required. The successful applicant must be able to deal with the public and staff of the Police Department in a calm, rational and reasonable manner in often stressful situations. Must have teletype certification or be able to obtain teletype certification timely.

Starting wage of $32,235 with an excellent benefit package. Applications should be filed with the HR Director, 232 N. Queen St., Martinsburg, WV 25401 or online at www.cityofmartinsburg.org no later than Friday, August 23, 2019.
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Great opportunity! What is a teletype certification exactly? I am willing to learn!

$32,000 a year for a very high stressed job! You have got to appreciate anybody willing to do this! These are folks who do it for the job not the money!

Y'all need police that can handle situations in a calm manner

Collet Rodda Crabill

Tony DelSignore

Ashley Price

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Officers of the Month

Corporal Eric Neely and Patrolwoman Britney Conner have been selected as the Martinsburg Police Department’s Officers of the Month for August 2019. Eric Neely is an MPD veteran with 16 years of service and Britney Conner has a year and a half on the job. In earning the Award, both officers demonstrated superior initiative, teamwork, and attention to duty in investigations that resulted in felony arrests and the shutting down of three more drug houses.

To read more, please visit:

www.martinsburgpd.org/officer-of-the-month/
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Officers of the Month

Corporal Eric Neely and Patrolwoman Britney Conner have been selected as the Martinsburg Police Department’s Officers of the Month for August 2019.  Eric Neely is an MPD veteran with 16 years of service and Britney Conner has a year and a half on the job.  In earning the Award, both officers demonstrated superior initiative, teamwork, and attention to duty in investigations that resulted in felony arrests and the shutting down of three more drug houses.  

To read more, please visit:  

http://www.martinsburgpd.org/officer-of-the-month/

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Awesome officers 👮‍♀️ congratulations and most of all thanks for protecting our community

That's my son and I'm very proud of him and his work!!! Congratulations to both of them.

Great job ! You Go Girl, Be safe

Congratulations. Thank you and 🙏🏼 for keeping us safe. May angel 😇 ride with you

Congratulations! Thank you for your service

Congratulations to both of these great officers ⭐⭐

Congratulations Eric Great job ❤️

Congratulations to both of you!! Great job!! Thank you and stay safe.

Congratulations to you both

My Son-In-Law ❤️ Wonderful husband and Father also!

Congrats officers! Thanks for keeping us safe

Congratulations to,you both!

Congratulations

Congratulations 🇺🇸🚔

Congratulations!!! Great job, keep it up.

Congratulations My nephew JR BUTCHER worked for the police department.He is missed by a lot of ppl

Congratulations! You are greatly appreciated!

Congratulations Eric!

Congratulations!

Congratulations Eric

Congratulations 🎉

Congratulations

Congratulations

Congratulations

Congratulations

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Martinsburg area residents:

Nighttime Construction Work on WV 45 Arden to Martinsburg

BURLINGTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Highways advises motorists of upcoming delays on WV 45 in Berkeley County beginning Sunday night, August 11, 2019.
This is necessary for a resurfacing project involving edge and base failure repairs, paving, and stone shoulder work. Work will start at the Junction of CR 30 and will continue north on WV 45 for 3.36 miles ending 0.25 Ni. W. Exit 12.

Delays can be expected from 7 p.m. till 6 a.m., Sunday nights through Friday mornings. Work will continue until completed. Tentative completion date is the end of August.
C. William Hetzer, Inc. will be performing the work at a cost of $749,106.84,

Work will be performed under the direction of flaggers using a pilot truck & driver. Motorists are advised to travel with caution through the work zone.
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So they mess up the interstate where people don’t want to travel that road, then start on the back roads to make it even more complicated. I might as well move to Winchester!

How lucky for the drivers in this area to have to deal with, for the start of school.

They have one week left to finish the Bridge at Belle Vista On Tuscarora Pike... Before School Starts... and they just set the steel beams last week.. 🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻

If these are the same people that patched Clyde Borum Road we're in trouble😡

Does anyone know when they gonna pave Berkeley Station Rd?

What road is CR 30?

Ike Ausherman

Joanna

Samu-El Powell

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MPD would like to thank everyone who helped make the 4th annual National Night Out Against Crime a success last night. We hope to see everyone out next year! ... See MoreSee Less

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Such a wonderful evening...everyone enjoyed it thanks to all our working MPD..

Thank you all for everything you do and be safe.

Thanks so much

Thank you for what you do, be safe

We enjoyed it

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Join MPD tonight at War Memorial Park from 6-8pm for National Night Out Against Crime. Enjoy free food, free activities and visit with various community organizations. Bring the whole family out for some fun! ... See MoreSee Less

Join MPD tonight at War Memorial Park from 6-8pm for National Night Out Against Crime.   Enjoy free food, free activities and visit with various community organizations.  Bring the whole family out for some fun!

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Will be there.. thanks for your dedication to our town ♥️

It was a great event! Thank you so much for putting this together and for all you do for our community! You are appreciated ♥️♥️♥️♥️

My daughter will be there she loves it

Jennifer Birch can this be shared on Rosemonts page?

Amanda Butts Valerie Hess

Tiffanie Robinson

Tori Glaze

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Don't forget to make plans to join the Martinsburg Police Department at War Memorial Park tomorrow night for National Night Out. Join MPD from 6pm-8pm for this community event which will include free food, free swimming, free miniature golf, a DJ, a bounce house, face painting and a bicycle give away. Along with members of the Martinsburg Police Department, the Martinsburg Fire Department will on hand as will many community organizations. Please join MPD at this family friendly event tomorrow evening! ... See MoreSee Less

Dont forget to make plans to join the Martinsburg Police Department at War Memorial Park tomorrow night for National Night Out.  Join MPD from 6pm-8pm for this community event which will include  free food, free swimming, free miniature golf, a DJ, a bounce house, face painting and a bicycle give away.  Along with members of the Martinsburg Police Department, the Martinsburg Fire Department will on hand as will many community organizations.  Please join MPD at this family friendly event tomorrow evening!

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Thank you Martinsburg Police Dept for a great event!

Thank You Martinsburg Police Department We enjoyed the event Had a blast , cant wait for More

Rain or shine?

Michael Crowe

Bianca Stevens

Nicholas Williams

Deborah Harmison I am off. Let’s take Elric

Denise Johnson McCain

Ash Renee Ash Renee

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National Night Out 2019

The Martinsburg Police Department will be hosting our fourth annual National Night Out Against Crime at War Memorial Park in Martinsburg on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

The celebration will provide a unique opportunity for residents to meet members of the Martinsburg Police and Fire Departments for family fun, music and free food.

Special events will include free swimming, free miniature golf, a DJ, a bounce house, face painting, a bicycle give away and various informational booths.

Please join us at National Night Out! For more information, visit:
www.martinsburgpd.org/2019/08/national-night-out/
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National Night Out 2019

The Martinsburg Police Department will be hosting our fourth annual National Night Out Against Crime at War Memorial Park in Martinsburg on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.  

The celebration will provide a unique opportunity for residents to meet members of the Martinsburg Police and Fire Departments for family fun, music and free food.  

Special events will include free swimming, free miniature golf, a DJ, a bounce house, face painting, a bicycle give away and various informational booths.  

Please join us at National Night Out!  For more information, visit:
http://www.martinsburgpd.org/2019/08/national-night-out/

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Amber Kent we attended last year and it was so much fun, you should bring the girls if you aren’t busy

Beth Butts

Britney Hatfield Valdivia

Beatitudes Hair Nadira Selph

Deborah Harmison lets take Elric to see the fire trucks and police trucks

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MPD was excited to host the recent visit by the boys and girls of the of the Berkeley County Schools Little Leaders Academy. Officers Bill Parks and Austin Shank led the group on a tour of our station and invited everyone to come back next year after we move into our brand new police building! ... See MoreSee Less

MPD was excited to host the recent visit by the boys and girls of the of the Berkeley County Schools Little Leaders Academy.   Officers Bill Parks and Austin Shank led the group on a tour of our station and invited everyone to come back next year after we move into our brand new police building!

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My daughter love this and I hope u all do more of this. Isabelle really enjoy it she still talks about it alot. Was this in the journal? Thank You

My daughter loved it , she was having fun Thank you

Thank you

My little one was one of those that was there and she just can not stop talking about this. #futurepolice

Where will the new building be?

Dana Blickenstaff

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Patrolman Ryan Fritz and Police Canine Atlas have been selected as the Martinsburg Police Department’s Officers of the Month for July 2019.

Officer Ryan Fritz and Atlas form MPD’s Canine Unit—a vital resource in implementing our Department’s community policing strategies. The unit is directed to accomplish an essential but challenging task—effectively focusing on aggressive, proactive, and effective drug enforcement while also engaging positively with schools, youth, and community residents. The Canine Unit supports all MPD Units including Patrol, Downtown Unit, School Resource Officer, and Special Response Team; our Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crime Task Force; and neighboring law enforcement agencies.

to read more, visit:

www.martinsburgpd.org/officer-of-the-month/
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Patrolman Ryan Fritz and Police Canine Atlas have been selected as the Martinsburg Police Department’s Officers of the Month for July 2019.

Officer Ryan Fritz and Atlas form MPD’s Canine Unit—a vital resource in implementing our Department’s community policing strategies. The unit is directed to accomplish an essential but challenging task—effectively focusing on aggressive, proactive, and effective drug enforcement while also engaging positively with schools, youth, and community residents.  The Canine Unit supports all MPD Units including Patrol, Downtown Unit, School Resource Officer, and Special Response Team; our Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crime Task Force; and neighboring law enforcement agencies.  

to read more, visit:

http://www.martinsburgpd.org/officer-of-the-month/

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Thank you officer and good boy Atlas!

Congratulations officers fritz and atlas on jobs well done.

Thank you both so very much for your service

Congratulations Patrolman Fritz and Atlas! Thank you for your service.

Thank you for all that you do, Patrolman Fritz, and of course you too, Atlas!

Congratulations to you and your partner

Congratulations to you both

Congratulations K-9 Atlas and Patrolman Fritz, thank you both for your service🐕👮

Congratulations Fritz and Atlas!

Congratulations Officer Fritz!! You do amazing things for this community!! 😊😊

Congratulations to both of you 🇺🇸

Congratulations Fritz!

Patrolman Ryan Fritz and Police Canine Atlas CONGRATS!

Congratulations 🐾🐾

Way to go. Congratulations Thank you for all that you do.

Congratulations 🎊🎈

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CONGRATULATIONS 🎉

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CONGRATS... Keep up good work.

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The fireworks scheduled for this evening in Martinsburg have been cancelled due to weather and will be rescheduled for tomorrow, Friday, July 5th at 9:30pm. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks for letting us know!! Happy 4th!

noooooo ! i was waiting all year long for that today

What the hell City of Martinsburg!! You said 930! Some of us Martinsburg tax paying citizens were on our way because YOU SAID 930. We missed a great portion of them because you didn't stick to the time you told us! My little one, who was super excited to see a great show was disappointed. Thanks for that. Please don't do thus to us next year. If you say "rescheduled to 930", stick to your time. We have to stick to the times you set for us to pay our taxes/bills, you should be respectful to us and do what you say too. Shameful!!

Ok thank you

Can you come to west John st and stop all the fireworks some of us have to get sleep for work

Any updates for tonight or are they cancelled again?

Come out to north end. Plenty going on out here.

Where do they set off the fireworks at? New to the area.

What if it rains tomorrow night? Do the kids not get to see fireworks if tomorrow doesn't work? Cause it's suppose to rain I think

They are going just fine on Rosemont.

Plenty going off on Woodbury ave. If you want to see them

There were plenty of people setting off fireworks near Circle Drive.

This was a lie they tell you 9:30 but they started at 9:00 what a waste of gas trying to find a place to watch them..🤬🤬

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The City of Martinsburg will sponsor fireworks on Thursday, July 4th, 2019 at 9:30pm. The fireworks will be set off on Townsend’s Farm between I-81 and North Tennessee Avenue in the area of Professional Court, the same location as the past several years.

War Memorial Park will close at 8:30 pm and visitors will not be permitted after that time. All park functions and services will operate on a normal schedule and no special events are planned. Firework viewing is prohibited in the park.

Parking along the Raleigh Street Extension and Interstate 81, including the entrance and exit ramps, is strictly prohibited. Officers will patrol those areas to enforce the no parking restrictions.

Spectators viewing the fireworks in the area of Tavern Road and Tennessee Avenue should be aware of changes to traffic patterns at the conclusion. All traffic in these areas will either be directed to Old Mill Road/Tennessee Avenue or directly to I-81 on Tavern Road depending on viewing location.

The Martinsburg Police Department wishes everyone a safe and happy 4th of July.
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It would be helpful if permitted parking/viewing areas would be shared.

Waste of money. We can’t even see them. Why even have them then? I wrote this before in other places. I wish the city and county would team together and have something either at the Fair Grounds or perhaps even Poor House Park. Plenty of space at both places for parking and also room especially the fair grounds for live music, food ect.

The gates to the parking lots are still there at war memorial park

What about the fairgrounds? Just a suggestion

Are the fireworks still going on this evening?

Are there any updates on fireworks yet?

we was there when the shooting took place it was bad

Following for cancellation notice.

Yeah... I’ll be busy watching stranger things 3 😆

Fireworks still on?

Martinsburg Police Department will fireworks be posted

Angela Mohr not sure if you knew about these or not

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Meh

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One question why did they take the fence down around the park it’s going to be hard to keep people out if you can’t secure the property

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CITY OF MARTINSBURG
FULL TIME POLICE DISPATCHER SUPERVISOR

The City of Martinsburg is accepting applications for the position of Full Time Police Dispatcher Supervisor. High school diploma or GED equivalent with specialized course work in general office practices and two (2) years of increasingly responsible related experience, or any equivalent combination of related education and experience. Additional specialized training is desirable.

The successful applicant will be responsible for all clerical, administrative and technical dispatch duties, including but not limited to, receiving and dispatching routine and emergency information; all pertinent record keeping and assisting in the administration of standard operating policies and procedures of the Dispatch Center. This position functions as the supervisor of the Dispatch Center/Dispatch Center staff. Supervisory experience preferred; successful applicant must be a strong leader. Candidates must be able to deal with the public and staff of the Police Department in a calm, rational and reasonable manner in often stressful situations. Must have required dispatch certification or be able to obtain required dispatch certification within 90 days of employment.

Starting wage is $39,626 dependent on qualifications with an excellent benefit package. Applications should be filed with the HR Director, 232 N. Queen St., Martinsburg, WV 25401 or online at www.cityofmartinsburg.org no later than Friday, July 5, 2019. EEO/AA.
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Perfect job for you if you could

Airaka Riner, what is the required dispatch certification?

Steven Rockwell I guess you could apply and take the pay cut.

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On Saturday, June 29, 2019, the Miss West Virginia Pageant Parade will be held in downtown Martinsburg at 11am.
For this event, the below listed streets will be closed at 10am and will remain closed until the event’s conclusion at approximately 1pm. Please use alternative routes during this time period if you are traveling in the listed areas.

During this event, parking will be prohibited as noted below after 9am. All vehicles parked in these areas will be towed away. Please make a note of this restriction and make arrangements to park elsewhere during that time.

The Martinsburg Police Department appreciates your cooperation and understanding in advance. The parade route is below.

The following streets will be closed to traffic
and parking will be prohibited:
200 block of North Queen Street
100 block of North Queen Street
100 block of South Queen Street
200 block of South Queen Street
100 block of West King Street
100 block of East King Street
100 block of West Burke Street
100 block of East Burke Street
100 block of West Martin Street
100 block of East Martin Street
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On Saturday, June 29, 2019, the Miss West Virginia Pageant Parade will be held in downtown Martinsburg at 11am.
For this event, the below listed streets will be closed at 10am and will remain closed until the event’s conclusion at approximately 1pm.  Please use alternative routes during this time period if you are traveling in the listed areas.  

During this event, parking will be prohibited as noted below after 9am. All vehicles parked in these areas will be towed away. Please make a note of this restriction and make arrangements to park elsewhere during that time. 

The Martinsburg Police Department appreciates your cooperation and understanding in advance.  The parade route is below.

The following streets will be closed to traffic
and parking will be prohibited:
200 block of North Queen Street
100 block of North Queen Street
100 block of South Queen Street
200 block of South Queen Street
100 block of West King Street
100 block of East King Street
100 block of West Burke Street
100 block of East Burke Street
100 block of West Martin Street
100 block of East Martin Street

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Thx. We r in Destin FL.

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Adriana Stottlemyer this is saturday.

OFFICER OF THE MONTH

Patrolman First Class Mike Jones has been selected as the Martinsburg Police Department’s Officer of the Month for June 2019.

Read more at:
www.martinsburgpd.org/officer-of-the-month/
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OFFICER OF THE MONTH

Patrolman First Class Mike Jones has been selected as the Martinsburg Police Department’s Officer of the Month for June 2019.  

Read more at:
http://www.martinsburgpd.org/officer-of-the-month/

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Patrolman First Class Mike Jones. Thank you so very much for your service

Congratulations Officer Jones Thank you for being Kind to so many

Congrats Officer Jones! Thank you for your service.

Congratulations Patrolman First Class Jones! Thank you for your service.

Congratulations Officer Jones! Thank you for all you do.

Congratulations and thanks for your service!

He should be the officer of the month every month! He does so much for the community!!

Congratulations Officer Jones!

Congratulations. Thank you for your service.

Congratulations🎉🎈 Thanks for your service

Congratulations and thank you !

What a goober. Love ya brotha. Congrats

Congratulations officer Jones

Congratulations Officer Jones ⭐

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Congratulations Officer Jones.

Congratulations Officer Jones

Congratulations! Thank you!

Congratulations Jones!

Congrats mike

Congratulations Jones!

Thank you for all that you do!

Congratulations

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About time Jones! Congratulations!!!

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On Sunday, June 16, 2019, Main Street Martinsburg will be hosting a Cruise-In for classic cars, located in the downtown area from 2-5pm. Parking will be prohibited in the 100 blocks of North and South Queen Street and in the 100 blocks of East and West Burke Street from noon until the conclusion of the event. Please be advised of the no parking restrictions in these areas as well as the road closures. ... See MoreSee Less

On Sunday, June 16, 2019, Main Street Martinsburg will be hosting a Cruise-In for classic cars, located in the downtown area from 2-5pm.   Parking will be prohibited in the 100 blocks of North and South Queen Street and in the 100 blocks of East and West Burke Street from noon until the conclusion of the event.  Please be advised of the no parking restrictions in these areas as well as the road closures.

On Saturday, June 8, 2019, the Bucky's Ltd Autobody/ Norwalk Soap Box Derby will be held in downtown Martinsburg. For this event, the below listed streets will be closed at 4am on June 8th, and will remain closed until the event’s conclusion at approximately 3pm. During this event, parking will be prohibited as noted below after 4am. All vehicles parked in these areas will be towed away. Please make a note of this restriction and make arrangements to park elsewhere during that time. The Martinsburg Police Department appreciates your cooperation and understanding in advance.

The following streets will be closed to traffic and parking will be prohibited:
100 block of South Queen Street
200 block of South Queen Street
300 block of South Queen Street
100 block of East King Street
100 block of West King Street
100 block of East Stephen Street
100 block of West Stephen Street
200 block of South College Street
300 block of South College Street
200 block of South Spring Street
300 block of South Spring Street

The following streets will be closed to traffic without parking restrictions:
100 block of East John Street
100 block of West John Street
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On Saturday, June 8, 2019, the Buckys Ltd Autobody/ Norwalk Soap Box Derby will be held in downtown Martinsburg. For this event, the below listed streets will be closed at 4am on June 8th, and will remain closed until the event’s conclusion at approximately 3pm. During this event, parking will be prohibited as noted below after 4am. All vehicles parked in these areas will be towed away. Please make a note of this restriction and make arrangements to park elsewhere during that time. The Martinsburg Police Department appreciates your cooperation and understanding in advance.

The following streets will be closed to traffic and parking will be prohibited: 
100 block of South Queen Street 
200 block of South Queen Street 
300 block of South Queen Street 
100 block of East King Street 
100 block of West King Street 
100 block of East Stephen Street 
100 block of West Stephen Street 
200 block of South College Street 
300 block of South College Street 
200 block of South Spring Street 
300 block of South Spring Street

The following streets will be closed to traffic without parking restrictions: 
100 block of East John Street 
100 block of West John Street

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What if people live in that area would they be able to get out?

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On Friday, May 31, 2019, the Martinsburg Police Department responded to 2 robbery calls. In both incidents, the victim had been in contact with an unknown individual on a social media yard sale site and agreed to meet the suspect to purchase a cell phone. One suspect was arrested and the other identified in the first incident. We have goods leads on the identity of the suspects in the second incident as they are believed to be related.

The Martinsburg Police would like to remind our community to be mindful for several things when dealing with online yard sale sites such as Facebook, Craigslist, Letgo or other similar sites.

1) Always meet in a well lit, public place
2) Don't meet alone, take someone with you.
3) Don't give out personal information
4) Trust your instincts
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On Friday, May 31, 2019, the Martinsburg Police Department responded to 2 robbery calls.  In both incidents, the victim had been in contact with an unknown individual on a social media yard sale site and agreed to meet the suspect to purchase a cell phone.  One suspect was arrested and the other identified in the first incident.  We have goods leads on the identity of the suspects in the second incident as they are believed to be related.

The Martinsburg Police would like to remind our community to be mindful for several things when dealing with online yard sale sites such as Facebook, Craigslist, Letgo or other similar sites. 

1)  Always meet in a well lit, public place
2)  Dont meet alone, take someone with you.
3)  Dont give out personal information
4)  Trust your instincts

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Best thing to do is to meet somewhere very public. Sheetz or the police parking lot. Where there is a lot of people and cameras. I also let my buyers know ahead of time that i do carry and have a CCW. Just to keep everything on the up and up.

Thank you for sharing.

Have an assigned parking space at the PD for transactions.

Meet in the police department parking lot. Anywhere I go, I’m armed.

Hagerstown police department has a spot located right in there parking lot just for fb yard sale and other meets for selling items

MPD Rocks. Thanks

Perfectly said. Thank you.

Thank you for caring for our safety and community. I appreciate your service .

So true.

5. Carry...

Martinsburg PD is garbage, making cases against people just so they can fine them.

It not like it use to be, sad

Brian Kuhn- Be careful out there, Brother.

DON'T give money to anyone posing as a panhandler. 99.9% of them are scam artists. You make yourself a target of crime!

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May 13th we met the guy to sell our iPhone - and he had it in his hand and ran with it. Report filed with Berkeley co sheriffs department The guys Facebook is Marty mar (marmar) and his wife or gf is Taee Marie (Tasia). I would not meet these two anywhere for anything, meeting in public does not matter to this guy, we met him with my husband who is 6’2”.

Just throw em off the 81 bridge...

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FULL TIME POLICE DISPATCHER II WANTED:

The City of Martinsburg is accepting applications for the position of Full Time Police Dispatcher II. The shift would be 4pm- midnight. High School diploma or GED equivalent with specialized course work in general office practices and 2 years of increasingly responsible related experience, or any equivalent combination of related education and experience.

The successful applicant will monitor telephones and radios in the dispatch center, answer all incoming calls and ascertain the nature of the call, dispatch police vehicles for emergency responses, maintain a log on radio and telephone communications, input data into the computer system and other related duties as required. The successful applicant must be able to deal with the public and staff of the Police Department in a calm, rational and reasonable manner in often stressful situations. Must have teletype certification or be able to obtain teletype certification timely.

Starting wage of $31,916 with an excellent benefit package. Applications should be filed with the HR Director, 232 N. Queen St., Martinsburg WV 25401 or online at www.cityofmartinsburg.org no later than FRIDAY May 31, 2019.
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That is a dream job. Ashamed the pay so little for such a responsibility.

Thanks for the heads up. But don’t think a 60 percent pay cut would help my bills. Lol.

Destini Strickland-Cole Douglas Cole

A lot of McDonald's employees will be applying.

I can do it.. As long as there is no drug test.. And get wxtra breaks now and then..

What days? Rotating?

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lol martinsburg police trash chasing people for stupid fines

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The deadline for enrollment in the Martinsburg Police Department's Junior Police Academy is this Friday. Space is limited and classes are filling up quickly! Get your applications in to your school or drop them at MPD. If you have any questions, contact Corporal Luciano. ... See MoreSee Less

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I think it just changed over because a few weeks ago we noticed it was closed

Is this open to homeschool students?

I would some more information please

Can the weather channel please show me tons of days on the weather forecast.

God bless our Martinsburg First Responders

Amanda Butts

Ashley Taylor

How do we know if out child got a spot?

Brent Terwilliger you should do this. Michele Terwilliger

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Patrolman Kevin Gayle of the Martinsburg Police Department took some time on Thursday to show his police cruiser to Adelayna Wilson during a Pre-K event at the Butterfly Garden in Ambrose Park ... See MoreSee Less

Patrolman Kevin Gayle of the Martinsburg Police Department took some time on Thursday to show his police cruiser to Adelayna Wilson during a Pre-K event at the Butterfly Garden in Ambrose Park

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Thanks for sharing this! As the Activities Leader for the Children's Garden, please know that all officer's are welcome during our hours of operation. Official FB name is Gateway Children's Garden.

Go Patrol Wilson. 😘

Godbless you

City Cops vs State Troopers in “Battle of the Badges” Basketball Game

Chief Maury Richards announced that the Martinsburg Police Department will square off against Troopers of the West Virginia State Police in a charity basketball game at Martinsburg South Middle School. The MPD vs WVSP “Battle of the Badges” will be held on Monday, May 20th. The competition will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a police and students game. Tip off for the second game, featuring the contest between MPD Officers and State Troopers, will follow immediately after. Admission is a two-dollar donation for adults and children under 12-years-old will be admitted for free. All monies received will be donated to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.

Read the full press release at:
www.martinsburgpd.org/2019/05/city-cops-vs-state-troopers-in-battle-of-the-badges-basketball-game/
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City Cops vs State Troopers in “Battle of the Badges” Basketball Game 

Chief Maury Richards announced that the Martinsburg Police Department will square off against Troopers of the West Virginia State Police in a charity basketball game at Martinsburg South Middle School.  The MPD vs WVSP “Battle of the Badges” will be held on Monday, May 20th.  The competition will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a police and students game.  Tip off for the second game, featuring the contest between MPD Officers and State Troopers, will follow immediately after.  Admission is a two-dollar donation for adults and children under 12-years-old will be admitted for free.  All monies received will be donated to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.   

Read the full press release at:
http://www.martinsburgpd.org/2019/05/city-cops-vs-state-troopers-in-battle-of-the-badges-basketball-game/

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Will be great... see you all there..come on MPD..

Mpd all the way

Michael Roberts are you doing this?

Pfc. Fritz and K-9 Atlas were glad to meet with the students of Tuscarora Elementary School as part of career day. The students learned how MPD's K-9 team work on a daily basis. ... See MoreSee Less

Pfc. Fritz and K-9 Atlas were glad to meet with the students of Tuscarora Elementary School as part of career day.  The students learned how MPDs K-9 team work on a daily basis.Image attachment

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Who is the contact for your community outreach program? I would love to schedule a time this summer for the Gateway Children's Garden to host these 2 officers.

As the school year begins to wind down, MPD Officers were glad to safely escort the students of Burke Street Elementary, Berkeley Heights Elementary and Winchester Avenue Elementary to the Martinsburg High School for a special presentation by Show Choir.

Also pictured, seniors at Martinsburg High School showed their appreciation for School Resource Officer Everhart by pulling a prank on him.
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As the school year begins to wind down, MPD Officers were glad to  safely escort the students of Burke Street Elementary, Berkeley Heights Elementary and Winchester Avenue Elementary to the Martinsburg High School for a special presentation by Show Choir.  

Also pictured, seniors at Martinsburg High School showed their appreciation for School Resource Officer Everhart  by pulling a prank on him.Image attachmentImage attachment

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Thank you to the bicycle officer who escorted the Martinsburg High 10th grade history students for their walking field trip on Wednesday.

The Martinsburg Police Department would like to inform the community of a road closure for Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Beginning at 7AM, the 700 block of North Queen Street will be closed in order for WV DOT to complete asphalt repairs. A detour will be set up along Second St to Union Ave, back to Queen Street. If possible, please take alternate routes such as the Raleigh Street Extension. ... See MoreSee Less

The Martinsburg Police Department would like to inform the community of a road closure for Wednesday, May 8, 2019.  Beginning at 7AM, the 700 block of North Queen Street will be closed in order for WV DOT to complete asphalt repairs.  A detour will be set up along Second St to Union Ave, back to Queen Street.  If possible, please take alternate routes such as the Raleigh Street Extension.

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You should take up knitting or something to occupy your time dear. That and lay off the Moonshine before lunch.

Raleigh street through to Rock Cliff dr is already backed up Today both ways were issues

Thanks for the heads up 😊

Chris Karr lovely

WDVM Interview Highlights MPD’s Success and Innovations

Last Sunday, WDVM-TV aired a recent interview with Chief Maury Richards and Deputy Chief George Swartwood on the station’s acclaimed news program, Issues and Insiders, hosted by Mark Kraham. The wide-ranging discussion covered important topics including: the release of MPD’s 2018 Annual Report; our sustained three-year reduction in serious crime; the continued success of Martinsburg’s innovative Drug House Ordinance; MPD’s June launch of our brand-new Junior Police Academy; and the construction progress of our state-of-the-art Police and Municipal Court building that is scheduled for completion this December.

To view this informative three-part interview, visit:
www.localdvm.com/issues-and-insiders
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WDVM Interview Highlights MPD’s Success and Innovations 

Last Sunday, WDVM-TV aired a recent interview with Chief Maury Richards and Deputy Chief George Swartwood on the station’s acclaimed news program, Issues and Insiders, hosted by Mark Kraham.  The wide-ranging discussion covered important topics including:  the release of MPD’s 2018 Annual Report; our sustained three-year reduction in serious crime; the continued success of Martinsburg’s innovative Drug House Ordinance; MPD’s June launch of our brand-new Junior Police Academy; and the construction progress of our state-of-the-art Police and Municipal Court building that is scheduled for completion this December.  

To view this informative three-part interview, visit:   
https://www.localdvm.com/issues-and-insiders

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WOW that is Wonderful and I think the "Junior Police Academy" is a AWESOME addition, thank you and STAY SAFE AND GO BLUE

wood job!

Great job!! Keep up the wonderful work you're all doing!!!

The Martinsburg Police Department would like to inform the community of a road closure.

Moler Ave between Vast Street and Factory Street will be closed until further notice due to a sinkhole. This is the area that normally floods and the sinkhole has made it unsafe for travel. Please use alternate routes, either Raleigh Street Extension or North Queen Street and avoid the area if possible.
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The Martinsburg Police Department would like to inform the community of a road closure.  

Moler Ave between Vast Street and Factory Street will be closed until further notice due to a sinkhole.  This is the area that normally floods and the sinkhole has made it unsafe for travel.  Please use alternate routes, either Raleigh Street Extension or North Queen Street and avoid the area if possible.

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Roger Butts

Out by the old ice plant.

Thanks for sharing!

Really grateful for notifying the public. Can we please get a sign at each end of Dry Run Road when they put them up on both sides of the bridge. It can't be as hard for them to do as turning around is for those people who get all the way to the river. It causes time loss, and the temptation to try crossing for some frustrated drivers.

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Joshua Henry don’t you live near Molar Ave?

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Chris

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Ed Harrison

I have a pic but it won't let me post it

Bruce Jefferson

Thanks for the update and information!!

Where is this located

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Officer Of The Month

Patrolman Joel Larson has been selected as the Martinsburg Police Department’s Officer of the Month for May 2019.

Read more at: www.martinsburgpd.org/officer-of-the-month/
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Officer Of The Month

Patrolman Joel Larson has been selected as the Martinsburg Police Department’s Officer of the Month for May 2019.

Read more at: http://www.martinsburgpd.org/officer-of-the-month/

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Congratulations, Joel! The city of Martinsburg is a better, safer place to live because of the work you and your fellow officers are doing.

Congratulations Thank you for your service to our community.

Congratulations Officer Larson. Well deserved recognition! May the Lord protect you, your family and your fellow officers 👮‍♀️

Thank you for your service.

Congrats officer Larson u are number. 1.in my book 🤦

Bravo Zulu, Patrolman Larson -- keep fighting the good fight!

Congratulations, Joel!!

Officer Joel Larson. This is so awesome! Congratulations!!

congratulations sir

Congratulations

Congratulations!

Way to go Joel!! Congrats!

Congratulations!!! Well deserved!

Good job Joel

Congrats

Thank you all for your service. Congrats

Congratulations Patrolman Larson, thank you for your service!

Congratulations!!!!

Congratulations,Joel love Grams

Congratulations!

Congrats TY 💙🖤🚔🚨

Congratulations! Very impressive!

Well done! Thank you for your service to our community.

Congratulations brother!

Congratulations Joel, thanks for your service

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On April 29th 2019 Martinsburg Police Department’s, Deputy Chief George B Swartwood and Pfc. Ryan Fritz and K-9 Atlas attended a breakfast brunch at the Arden United Methodist Church while performing a K-9 Demonstration and informative talk with several members of the Church.
The host, Barbara Frankenberry, and several members of the Church posed for photos with K-9 Atlas and also made a generous donation to the MPD Canine Unit. A great and informative time was had by all and MPD would like to thank everyone for their invitation and kindness.
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So proud of our MPD!!!! 💙💙💙💙

Looking good!

Great Job MPD keep up the great work.

On Saturday, April 27, 2019, various streets (see map highlights) will be temporarily closed in the city beginning at 7:45 am for Main Street Martinsburg's 5K Truffle Shuffle . Streets will re-open as soon as all runners have cleared the intersections. If you plan to drive through town prior to 10 am tomorrow morning, please plan to avoid the race route ... See MoreSee Less

On Saturday, April 27, 2019, various streets (see map highlights) will be temporarily closed in the city beginning at 7:45 am for Main Street Martinsburgs 5K Truffle Shuffle . Streets will re-open as soon as all runners have cleared the intersections. If you plan to drive through town prior to 10 am tomorrow morning, please plan to avoid the race route

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Ragan Hite

Oh my gracious

Dan

James Miller

Keisha Davenport

Brenda Kish Nancy Kay Frankenberry Meyers

What about impact on House and Garden Tour?

Sarah Knapp 🙄

JayAre Myers

Where is the start and end of the race? I use Raleigh street many many times during the weekend.

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MPD Announces New Junior Police Academy

The Martinsburg Police Department announced today the start of its new 2019 Junior Police Academy. The Junior Police Academy will be a special opportunity for young people to learn about the job of policing, work closely with expert police instructors, achieve goals, make new friends, and have fun. Two separate sessions will be held at Orchard View Intermediate School, located at 1455 Delmar Orchard Road. The first is scheduled from June 24 to 28 and the second from August 5 to 9. The times will be from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Enrollment will be limited to students who will be entering Grades 5, 6, and 7 from Orchard View and Eagle Intermediate Schools and North and South Middle Schools. Applications are now available from the Principals and Counselors and at the Martinsburg Police Department. Enrollment will be limited to 50 students per session.

For more information, visit our website at:
www.martinsburgpd.org/2019/04/mpd-announces-new-junior-police-academy/
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MPD Announces New Junior Police Academy

The Martinsburg Police Department announced today the start of its new 2019 Junior Police Academy.  The Junior Police Academy will be a special opportunity for young people to learn about the job of policing, work closely with expert police instructors, achieve goals, make new friends, and have fun.  Two separate sessions will be held at Orchard View Intermediate School, located at 1455 Delmar Orchard Road.  The first is scheduled from June 24 to 28 and the second from August 5 to 9.  The times will be from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Enrollment will be limited to students who will be entering Grades 5, 6, and 7 from Orchard View and Eagle Intermediate Schools and North and South Middle Schools.  Applications are now available from the Principals and Counselors and at the Martinsburg Police Department.  Enrollment will be limited to 50 students per session.   

For more information, visit our website at:
http://www.martinsburgpd.org/2019/04/mpd-announces-new-junior-police-academy/

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Conggratulations! Check out Crusaders Supply & Service Company to help outfit these new recruits!

Gia Leguizamon

FYI- OVI, Eagle, North, and South are the only intermediate and middle schools that kids who live in city limits attend (unless they go out of district). That is why it is these schools. Martinsburg police department has city jurisdiction. They do not patrol the county.

Is this open to homeschooled children or just public school?

Glad you are leaving out the other middle schools in the county

Is there a cost for this?

Thanks Marybeth Cole

My daughter did it years ago and went to Musselman Middle.

Why is this only for certain schools? My daughter would like to do this but she is in Mountain Ridge Middle.

Jennifer Hite

This is good. Hopefully it will improve community relations! I believe the State Police did something like this

Wonderful, let's fill to standing room only

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Martinsburg Safer: MPD Annual Report Shows Continued Crime Reduction

The Martinsburg Police Department has released its 2018 Annual Report, announcing a continued significant decrease in major crime during the past year. For the third consecutive year, burglaries and robberies decreased, both down 10% from 2017. In 2018 there were 166 total burglaries in Martinsburg compared to 185 during 2017. Robberies saw a reduction to 18 last year from 20 in 2017. These reductions are the latest in a dramatic decline in serious crime during the past three years. Since 2015, burglaries in Martinsburg have been reduced by 51% and robberies have plummeted by 55%.

Other categories of reported crime also reveal a steady reduction as compared to 2017. In 2018 Sexual Assaults and Abuse declined 7%, total crimes involving weapons dropped 35%, assaults and batteries were down 7%, and shoplifting declined by 13%. There were zero homicides in Martinsburg during 2018.

You can read the entire report at:
www.martinsburgpd.org/resources/
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Martinsburg Safer: MPD Annual Report Shows Continued Crime Reduction

The Martinsburg Police Department has released its 2018 Annual Report, announcing a continued significant decrease in major crime during the past year. For the third consecutive year, burglaries and robberies decreased, both down 10% from 2017. In 2018 there were 166 total burglaries in Martinsburg compared to 185 during 2017. Robberies saw a reduction to 18 last year from 20 in 2017. These reductions are the latest in a dramatic decline in serious crime during the past three years. Since 2015, burglaries in Martinsburg have been reduced by 51% and robberies have plummeted by 55%.

Other categories of reported crime also reveal a steady reduction as compared to 2017. In 2018 Sexual Assaults and Abuse declined 7%, total crimes involving weapons dropped 35%, assaults and batteries were down 7%, and shoplifting declined by 13%. There were zero homicides in Martinsburg during 2018.

You can read the entire report at: 
http://www.martinsburgpd.org/resources/

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Keep up the good work, Blue.

Thanks for all you sacrifice and thanks to your families for the sacrifice as well.

great work ladies and gentlemen and 3 high fives for volunteers like Garcia and family at the thanksgiving event

Thank you for all you do to keep our community safe!! 💙🖤💙🖤

Thank you ... thank you for keeping us all safe!Excellent work!,

Thank you for your service ❤

Great work from our MPD..such dedication..thank you all!

0 homicides, but I believe shootings are on the rise. Either way, great job.

Great work you are doing keep it up MPD

Totally encouraging! Keep up the great work, and thank you MPD.

Great work! Thanks for your service!

Your sacrafices and hard work are greatly appreciated day in and day out!!! Keep up the great work!! May God bless all of you and keep you safe 😊.

nice job blessed be, be safe

Thank you for your sacrifice and efforts in making Martinsburg a safe place!

Demographics is destiny.

Great job MPD!!!

Ya, just the beating of teenagers... smh. Can’t believe those cops got their jobs back. Y’all can’t be trusted.

Congratulations.

Way to go guys. Nice Job

Daburg PD don’t play .

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COPS AND KIDS AT SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL

Last Saturday, nine MPD Officers and State Police Troopers were invited by South Middle School Principal Rosa Clark to team up with a group of 14 local students for a great basketball tournament. Four teams made up of both students and cops played in a round-robin tournament that was competitive and fun. The games were part of the New Life Community Church's "Intervene 2019" program. Student Ministries Pastor Ryan Parsons explained that through the Intervene 2019 initiative, the Inwood church assembled 500 volunteers to assist in school beautification, landscaping, cleanup, painting, mulching, gardening, and repair projects at five area schools. In addition to South Middle, the schools include: Martinsburg High School, Hedgesville High School, Inwood Primary, and Pikeside Learning Center. The church also provided hot dogs, popcorn, chips, and drinks as part of Saturday's festivities. We extend our thanks from MPD and WVSP for including us in this special program and our appreciation to New Life Community Church for their dedication to our schools and community!
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COPS AND KIDS AT SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL

Last Saturday,  nine MPD Officers and State Police Troopers were invited by South Middle School Principal Rosa Clark to team up with a group of 14 local students for a great basketball tournament.  Four teams made up of both students and cops played in a round-robin tournament that was competitive and fun.  The games were part of the New Life Community Churchs Intervene 2019 program.  Student Ministries Pastor Ryan Parsons explained that through the Intervene 2019 initiative, the Inwood church assembled 500 volunteers to assist in school beautification, landscaping, cleanup, painting, mulching, gardening, and repair projects at five area schools.  In addition to South Middle, the schools include:  Martinsburg High School, Hedgesville High School, Inwood Primary, and Pikeside Learning Center.  The church also provided hot dogs, popcorn, chips, and drinks as part of Saturdays festivities.  We extend our thanks from MPD and WVSP for including us in this special program and our appreciation to New Life Community Church for their dedication to our schools and community!

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Ms Clark is an amazing person beautiful woman and outstanding teacher love her she’s the best

Martinsburg Police Department MPD, 👍love what you guys have done and continue to do to promote and foster fellowship and Cohesion in the community

I love mrs Clark . She stayed with my daughter when she missed the bus in middle school, they were the only two people left at the school... she even offered to drive her home! (Of course I still picked her up lol). She is a wonderful lady.

Thank you Martinsburg Police Department for showing up and making a difference at South Middle School! Thank you for making a difference every single day!

Thanks, Principal Clark and the MPD and WVSP for helping us make it happen you guys rock!!!!!

Love.....Charity J Butts, that's Shon isn't it?

Whoah, flash back to middle school basketball with Coach Washington... happy times

Victoria Knipple

Such an amazing way to come together!!! Would love to see all schools (North Middle) have a day that the police could do something fun with the students like this!!

Thanks to everyone such a good story working with our youth!

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The City has just been advised by Jefferson Asphalt Products that the milling and paving schedule for next week will be as follows, weather permitting:

Monday, March 18th: mill Delaware Avenue
Tuesday, March 19th: mill Ledge Drive and Burke Street (Queen to Maple)
Wednesday, March 20th: pave and stripe Burke Street
Thursday, March 21st: pave Delaware Avenue
Friday, March 22nd: pave Ledge Drive

The public is notified they should expect delays and travel an alternate route, if possible. Your cooperation and patience are appreciated.

When Jefferson Asphalt updates the schedule for the following week, the City will provide a press release to advise the public.

Any concerns/questions, please contact the City of Martinsburg Planning Department at 304-264-2131 or
Martinsburg Public Works Department at 304-264-2126.
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Woodbury ave martinsburg really needs paving bad.

pretty)

Gosling Marsh needs it really bad.

thnxz for the adviser

Officers of the Month

Patrolman Erin Gibbons and Patrolman Larry Meeks have been selected as the Martinsburg Police Department’s Officers of the Month for March 2019.

To read more, please visit:
www.martinsburgpd.org/officer-of-the-month/
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Officers of the Month

Patrolman Erin Gibbons and Patrolman Larry Meeks have been selected as the Martinsburg Police Department’s Officers of the Month for March 2019.

To read more, please visit:  
http://www.martinsburgpd.org/officer-of-the-month/

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Congratulations

Congratulations to you both, and thank you all for keeping our community safer!

Congratulations Erin Patrick Gibbons! He's one of kind. He treats people with respect and is so passionate about what he does. Thanks for trying to keep our streets safe. Teresa Gibbons, you're one lucky lady. 😍😍

Congratulations!!!!!

Congratulations ... many thanks for your hard work.

Congratulations!!!!

Thank you for your service!

Congratulations and thank you !!!

Congratulations

Congratulations and thanks for your service!

Congratulations gentlemen

Congrats!

And congratulations to Patrolman Gibbons for the excellent training and mentoring he provides to Patrolman Meeks. I’m sure Meeks will be a far better officer having spent his first months out of the academy leaning from a seasoned and well respected police officer with nearly twenty years of experience like Patrolman Gibbons.

Thank you men for your service to our community

Gray job fellas! Congratulations!!

Congratulations Gibbons and Meeks! Thanks for helping keep us safe💕

Congratulations Patrolman Erin Patrick Gibbons & welcome Patrolman Meeks...Martinsburg is so lucky to have you both...

Give them each another stripe 🙂

Congratulation guys. Good job

Congratulations!!

Very proud of our police officers!

Congratulations

Congratulations Patrolmen. You guy's are great.

Congratulations thank you

Awesome!!! Congratulations to you both

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MPD Shuts Down W. King Street Drug House—Third Violation for D.C. Landlord

The Martinsburg Police Department announced today the initiation of another case under the city’s “Drug House Ordinance” for the rental property at 311 ½ W. King Street, after a recent investigation and search warrant by the Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force revealed Apartment 5 at this location to be the source of a major heroin distribution operation. This is the third time that the Drug Ordinance has been invoked for the West King Street property, a fact that Martinsburg Police Chief Maury Richards described as, “absolutely outrageous and unacceptable.”

To read more please visit:
www.martinsburgpd.org/2019/02/mpd-shuts-down-w-king-street-drug-house-third-violation-for-d-c-lan...
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MPD Shuts Down W. King Street Drug House—Third Violation for D.C. Landlord

The Martinsburg Police Department announced today the initiation of another case under the city’s “Drug House Ordinance” for the rental property at 311 ½ W. King Street, after a recent investigation and search warrant by the Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force revealed Apartment 5 at this location to be the source of a major heroin distribution operation. This is the third time that the Drug Ordinance has been invoked for the West King Street property, a fact that Martinsburg Police Chief Maury Richards described as, “absolutely outrageous and unacceptable.”  

To read more please visit:
http://www.martinsburgpd.org/2019/02/mpd-shuts-down-w-king-street-drug-house-third-violation-for-d-c-landlord/

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Now they need to condemn the property and force the owner to tear it down

Great job, MPD!!!

Ok so now what? Three strikes you're out? Apparently something isn't working with this landlord 🙁 I applaud the work of MPD!

Great job MPD and Task Force! Thank you for your service!

So, since it’s been busted so many time, will the owner now finally lose the property and the tenets be evicted? Cuz they’re just going to keep doing it.

Great work MPD & Task Force!!!!! Keep up the awesome work!!! Dont make it easy for these drug houses and dealers!!!! Enough is Enough!!

Why should the landlord be responsible for the tenant actions

Great job to everyone involved !!!! Thank you for your hard work 🔥💪🏻

Lily Donlon

YES GOOD WORK MARTIMSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT. WHEN IS PAW PAW GOING TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT THE DRUGS UP HERE TALK BUT NO ACTION..HMMMM MAKES YOU WONDER

People have lives we don't have the time to waste to drive from dc to babysit tenants they are adults make them responsible not land Lords this is a joke

I get busting people but I'm sure the landlord dont know they are drug dealers. Cant really blame the landlord for their tenants selling drugs.

Takes 3 times???

Congratulations ... many thanks for all the hard work that goes into taking care of this problem! Greatly appreciated!

Great Job

Need to be looking at s raleigh street all you see are drug heads walking the stteets

Great job! Thank you!

Thank you!

woo hoo

Congratulations ...great job MCPD

Awesome job

How do they shut down an apartment? This isn't the first event at this location right next to a church and Vacation Bible School site. Thank you MCPD.

Great job mcpd...

If it's the 3rd time for that property? At what time does the landlord become liable, and in what way? I would think forfeiture, but criminal? Maybe, conspiracy? Thoughts?

Esther Quaglio Tami Medler

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During the February 14th Martinsburg Municipal Council meeting, the Martinsburg Police Department formally swore in 3 new police officers. Pictured are Patrolman Ethan Anderson, Patrolman Dalton Condo and Patrolman Lawrence Meeks. Welcome to the Martinsburg Police Department! ... See MoreSee Less

During the February 14th Martinsburg Municipal Council meeting, the Martinsburg Police Department formally swore in 3 new police officers.  Pictured are Patrolman Ethan Anderson, Patrolman Dalton Condo and Patrolman Lawrence Meeks.  Welcome to the Martinsburg Police Department!

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Dalton Condo congratulations brother

Congratulations Ethan Anderson!

WELCOME WE SUPPORT YOU

Congratulations

Welcome to the city of Martinsburg, prayers for your safety.

Congrats and stay safe..

Congratulations an stay safe. Thank you for your service.

Congratulations and welcome!!

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations!!!!!

😅

Congratulations

congratulations thank you for your service and be save out there

Congratulations! Welcome to the burg, and thank you for helping to keep us all safe!

Congrats.

👮‍♂️👮‍♂️👮‍♂️. Thank you sirs. Be careful out there.

Congratulations!! And thank you!!🚓🚔

Congratulations and will pray for safety

Congratulations men. Thank you for joining our PD. God speed.

Congratulations and be safe

Congrats!

Congrats! Thank you for your service!

Congratulations and thank you for your service! Stay safe out there!

Congratulations! Be safe and wishing you Gods many blessings in your new careers!!!

Congrats! Be safe.

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Officer of Month- February 2019

Patrolman Rodney Crawford has been selected as the Martinsburg Police Department’s Officer of the Month for February, 2019. An MPD veteran with 2 years of service, Officer Crawford is a great example of the outstanding new members that MPD continues to recruit.

To read more please visit: www.martinsburgpd.org/officer-of-the-month/
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Officer of Month- February 2019

Patrolman Rodney Crawford has been selected as the Martinsburg Police Department’s Officer of the Month for February, 2019.  An MPD veteran with 2 years of service, Officer Crawford is a great example of the outstanding new members that MPD continues to recruit.   

To read more please visit:  http://www.martinsburgpd.org/officer-of-the-month/

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Congratulations

Congratulations rodney!

Congratulations

Congratulations Crawford Family!

Congratulations on a job well done! Your an amazing son that always strives for excellence. Love you!

Congrats Rod!! Thanks for your service 🙏🏻 for safety

Congratulations

Congratulations! Thank you for your service! Keep up the excellent job you are doing!

Do you let all your teachers mentally abuse special Ed children in your town? Just read the news you guys are disgusting

Congratulations

Congratulations!!

Congratulations

Officer McDreamy

Congrats

Congratulations

Congratulations

Well Done! congratulations!!!!!!

Congratulations

👏👏👏👏congratulations!!

Congratulations!!

Congratulations

Congratulations

Congratulations

Congratulations Rodney

Congratulations Patrolman Crawford. God speed and thank you for your service to our beloved City.

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MPD Makes Arrest in Raleigh Street Homicide

On February 3, 2019 at approximately 4:00 p.m., Officers with the Martinsburg Police Department and the Martinsburg Fire Department responded to 405 South Raleigh Street for a call of a man shot in the chest. Upon their arrival they found Mr. Corey Barkhamer, 26, inside the residence with multiple gunshot wounds. Officers and Medics rendered aid and Barkhamer was transported to Berkeley Medical Center where he later died from his injuries. MPD Detectives learned that Mr. Barkhamer was a resident of 405 South Raleigh Street and was shot during an attempted home invasion by an unknown suspect.

MPD Detectives continued their investigation and determined involvement in the murder by Alvin Gilbert, 27. On February 7, 2019 Gilbert was located and arrested on outstanding drug distribution warrants and brought to the Martinsburg Police Department. Gilbert waived his Miranda rights and gave a statement eventually confessing to the killing. He was transported to the Eastern Regional Jail to await his arraignment for a charge of 1st degree murder.
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MPD Makes Arrest in Raleigh Street Homicide 

On February 3, 2019 at approximately 4:00 p.m., Officers with the Martinsburg Police Department and the Martinsburg Fire Department responded to 405 South Raleigh Street for a call of a man shot in the chest. Upon their arrival they found Mr. Corey Barkhamer, 26, inside the residence with multiple gunshot wounds.  Officers and Medics rendered aid and Barkhamer was transported to Berkeley Medical Center where he later died from his injuries.  MPD Detectives learned that Mr. Barkhamer was a resident of 405 South Raleigh Street and was shot during an attempted home invasion by an unknown suspect. 

MPD Detectives continued their investigation and determined involvement in the murder by Alvin Gilbert, 27.  On February 7, 2019 Gilbert was located and arrested on outstanding drug distribution warrants and brought to the Martinsburg Police Department.  Gilbert waived his Miranda rights and gave a statement eventually confessing to the killing. He was transported to the Eastern Regional Jail to await his arraignment for a charge of 1st degree murder.

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Good job MPD! Glad he was caught.

Great job! Glad to hear all these serious crimes are being solved.

I'm sorry, but how is it that these three PSYCHOPATHS committed "no crime" when what is described here is literal *torture*?! This wouldn't even be okay if they were neurotypical but especially because they were special needs, likely due to being on the spectrum and particularly vulnerable because of communication barriers/being nonverbal. I have an autistic child (thankfully not at THAT school) and what they did was absolutely criminal. Surely you can find something to stick them with and then put their names and faces everywhere to spread their shame. They shouldn't be sitting at home on PAID leave and seeing no charges whatsoever. That's ridiculous and I don't accept that that can't be *legally* held accountable. Smfh. wjla.com/features/7-on-your-side/disturbing-audio-recording-made-inside-an-elementary-school-clas...

Great job MPD!

Good job, Blue. Keep up the good work and stay safe.

Great job! MPD. Keep up the good work of ridding Martinsburg of this crime/drug behavior.

WELL DONE, P.D.!

The shooting took place FEBRUARY 3RD. NOT February 7th, as stated above. The arrest took place February 7th, as stated above.

Great work MPD!!

Well done MPD!

Good Job MPD !

Yeah, looks like I am heading to the Mugshots Facebook page since the writer could not be bothered to include a picture. 🙄

WDVM news is covering this story and providing a photo of the guy. Law enforcement tends to publicize the suspects info so as to help the prosecutor and investigators to build a case and establish timelines from information gathered from people that see the photo and go "Yeah, let me tell you about this guy...." Same with defense wanting to hear the "Saw his pic. Couldn't have been him. At time of crime, saw him at the bar, store, a town 3 over...."

Annie Barrett

Good job mpd

Glad he was caught but this is scary! Did he know the house or person?

Glad he was caught.

Nice work!