|PARKERSBURG MAN BRANDISHES WEAPON -
Parkersburg police responded to Kroger's in
south Parkersburg in reference to a reported domestic issue. Officers were cautioned the man had a weapon
and that possible shots had been fired.|
Officers located Daniel Ray Watson, 68, in the
driver's seat of a car and officers removed him from the car allegedly finding a pistol in his jacket
pocket, to which he did not have a permit to carry.
Police said the female owner of the car advised officers that Watson did
not have permission to have or drive the vehicle.
second female victim told officers that she was speaking
to Watson earlier from inside the vehicle when he allegedly produced a gun, pointed it
at her, and told her to get out of the car.
taken into custody without further incident.
He was charged with brandishing a firearm, carrying a
concealed weapon, and joy riding (variation of WV car theft
He has been arraigned in Wood County
Magistrate Court and released on a $15,000.00 bond.
WEBSTER COUNTY MAN ACCIDENTALLY SHOOTS SELF - A Webster County man is dead after what police say was an accidental firing of a gun.
State Police said they received the call just after 7:00 p.m. on Friday that a man was found dead at his residence on Point Mountain Road.
State Police said it appears the man suffered a gunshot wound after his gun accidentally discharged.
There is no indication of foul play.