RIVER NEWS FRIDAY 10.15.18
Man Tries to Escape After Being Pulled Over On Route 7 for Tinted Windows
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a man was pulled over traveling northbound on Route 7 for tinted windows on Sunday afternoon.
The man could not provide his identification and that’s when the trooper went to put him in handcuffs. In the process, the man managed get away, jump across the road barriers and escape into the brush on the other side of the highway.
Multiple agencies were called to help search for him.
Once he was located, he was taken into custody and transported to the Jefferson County Jail.
Officials are now working to learn why the man tried to run.
Scheduled Implosion at Former Power Plant Alarms Residents
The implosion of the smoke stack near the AEP Kammer Plant in Moundsville happened around 7:45 yesterday morning.
The nearby area was secured. Officials say, parts of Route 2 and Route 7 were both closed while the structure came crashing down, a crash that people felt for miles.
The demolition alarmed some residents who were unaware that a demolition was going to take place.
In fact, none of the nearby residents were notified about the implosion at all.
When officials were asked why, they said the contractor working for the property owner didn’t want any public information released.
Path Forward for WV Impeachment Trials Isn’t Clear
The state Senate is scheduled to gavel in at 9 a.m. this morning. The impeachment trial for West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Margaret Workman had been set for 9:30, but an acting Supreme Court issued an order blocking the trial.
Workman’s Lawyer, Marc Williams …
Another consequence of last week’s ruling in the Workman case is that it also invalidates the scheduled impeachment trials of justices Robin Davis and Allen Loughry.
A jury on Friday afternoon found Loughry guilty of 11 federal counts, including mail fraud, wire fraud, tampering with a witness and providing a false statement to a federal investigator.
Several Meetings will take place the first week of November to discuss abandoned mine projects in 17 Ohio Counties…
O-N-N’S Eric Brown