At approximately 10:15 a.m. on December 27, 2018, officers of the Morgantown Police Department responded to reported armed robbery at 356 Patteson Drive, Morgantown (Subway). Officers arrived on scene and are currently investigating the incident. The suspect is reported to have been armed with a firearm and took an undetermined amount of cash. The suspect then fled the scene on foot.
The Morgantown Police Department sent us this notification about a burglary gone wrong the day before Christmas:
A Wayne County mom was glad she had her Shield M&P 9mm last week, when two apparent burglars showed up offering Christmas presents. A report from WSAZ tells the story:
Editors note: This news article is purely informative. Defense In Depth supports the Second Amendment in general, but has no affiliation with the protest mentioned.
Police believe they have the man responsible for the armed robberies at Gamestop on Hornbeck Rd, Smoker Friendly at Pierpont Centre, and Books-A-Million at Pierpont Centre. Police just sent us this press release.
For people unfamiliar with guns, attitudes and opinions about them are often strongly informed by 1) movies and 2) the news. In the stories of both of these sources, shooting guns is above all an aggressive act. But in real life, the opposite is usually true.
A woman protects her daughter and another 75-year-old woman from a home invader on her way to church. An online news source from the area gives this report:
We keep an eye out for stories that are shining examples of the responsible use of firearms and defensive training. The AP says this is one of them, and we agree. The almost-victim took the time to purchase a firearm and to get training for its use, and probably ended up saving her own life.
Are you prepared for the unexpected? Another shooting last night in an alley near Listravia Avenue. The Morgantown Police Department sent out this press release this morning:
Our friendly neighbors to the west are on a gun-rights kick! The Ohio House has just passed legislation that makes a number of important changes to firearm law, which are (probably) about to be confirmed by the Senate. We know some of our members grew up there, while others spend time there for work, family visits, etc. Here's what you should know: