(12/10/2019)
NIGHT CLUB GUNFIRE - Two men have been charged after a shooting at a nightclub in southern Berkeley County.

West Virginia State Police responded to a shots fired call at Elysium Gentlemen’s Club along Winchester Avenue Saturday morning at 12:33. On scene, troopers learned two men exchanged gunfire in the nightclub’s parking lot after an earlier argument between two females.

22 year old Kameron Hymes of Winchester, Virginia was taken to Berkeley Medical Center for a gunshot wound in his right arm. Hymes has been charged with wanton endangerment and prohibited person (in possession of a firearm).

27 year-old Kenyatta Weedon of Hagerstown, Maryland was also arrested on scene. He has been charged with conspiracy to commit malicious wounding and prohibited person (in possession of a firearm).

Troopers are still searching for a third suspect who allegedly shot Hymes.

MAN THREATENS SHOOTING AT WALMART -— Nitro police said a Columbus, Ohio, man was charged after he became upset after he could not cash a check at Walmart and threatened to come back and shoot employees.

James M. Litchfield, 42, was charged Saturday with threats of terroristic acts after an incident at the Walmart at Nitro Marketplace, according to a criminal complaint filed in Kanawha County Magistrate Court.

A Nitro police officer met with an employee at about 4:30 p.m. who said a man came into the store and attempted to cash a $1,200 check, and the system would not accept his check and he became angry. The complaint said the man began making threats to come back to Walmart at a later time and shoot employees.

The complaint said the man identified himself as Litchfield at the store and gave his phone number. Police said they were able to verify a photo of Litchfield and identify him as a suspect with surveillance video from the store.

Police called the number the suspect provided, Litchfield answered and identified himself and confirmed that he was at the Nitro Walmart earlier, the complaint said.

Walmart managers told police they were worried that Litchfield would return to the store, and they had managers posted at the front entrances on the lookout for him. A manager told police that employees were scared.

Litchfield was arraigned in Kanawha County Magistrate Court before Magistrate Rusty Casto, who set a $5,000 personal recognizance bond. A preliminary hearing was set in magistrate court for Dec. 13.

DRUGS AND LOTS OF GUNS - A Morgantown man was arrested after deputies say they found over 100 grams of marijuana and 20 firearms in his home on Friday.

According to the criminal complaint, two people went into the Monongalia County Sheriff's Department to report 57-year-old Duane Janes committed a domestic assault against them with a firearm.

The victims said the incident happened at Janes' home on Ervins Lane, deputies said.

The victims also reported to deputies that Janes sells marijuana for a living, and he had marijuana in the living room safe.

It was reported Janes had firearms inside the safe, as well as in a separate safe inside the house, court documents state.

The victims said Jane keeps firearms in the bedroom, next to the nightstand and inside the nightstand, according to the criminal complaint.

Deputies obtained a search warrant of the house and found 20 firearms, $500 in cash, over 100 grams of marijuana, sets of scales, packaging that is consistent with the packaging of drugs and ammunition.

Janes was prohibited from owning a firearm because he was convicted in 1996 aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to court documents.

Janes has been charged with possession with intent to deliver and unlawful possession of firearm by a felon. He is being held at North Central Regional Jail.

His bail has been set at $25,000.


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