(01/25/2018)
BOONE COUNTY BOMB - A man was arrested after having an explosive device in a park near a head start, the Boone County Sheriff's Office says.

It happened Monday afternoon in Racine Park, prompting a decision at the head start to release kids a few minutes early.

Casey Lee Moore, 35, of Bloomingrose, is charged with illegal possession of a destructive device, explosive material or incendiary device.

Deputies say the case began as a disturbance when Moore reportedly was waiting on a family member at the head start building. When deputies arrived, he left and went to another part of the park.

Investigators found a small homemade explosive device in Moore's jacket pocket.

No one was hurt during the incident.

The Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), West Virginia State Police and the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office assisted in the investigation.

KANAWHA HOME INVASION - A man has been arrested after two people were seen on surveillance video forcing their way into a home and taking multiple items.

Eric Duncan, 26, of St. Albans, was arrested on a burglary charge.

Deputies say the incident happened Monday afternoon at a home on Willow Lane in Jefferson.

The men can be seen on video entering the home with guns.

Deputies say no one was home at the time.

The back door of the home was found forced open by the homeowner Monday evening.

Duncan was later arrested and some of the property stolen was recovered.

BLUEFIELD SHOOTING - Mercer County authorities are continuing the investigation into a fatal shooting Sunday evening in Brush Fork.

The shooting happened at 108 Riffe Court. Officials identified the victim as William Sims, of Bluefield, adding the shooting appears to be domestic violence related.

TACO BELL STABBING - Clarksburg Police said Matthew McCartney was arrested for a stabbing at Taco Bell Tuesday afternoon.

McCartney was arrested near K-Mart and is being charged with malicious assault.

A Taco Bell employee was stabbed in the chest, police said.


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