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Chief Hopes Meth Arrests Will Save Lives

February 14, 2014

By SHELLEY HANSON Staff Writer When New Martinsville Police Chief Tim Cecil first started in law enforcement, he was a little apprehensive about arresting people he knew....

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Feb-14-14 4:34 PM

The worst part is that so many drug abusers have children and, even though many receive (taxpayer-funded) benefits to feed, clothe and house those children, they convert them into cash to obtain more drugs ... because they care more for drugs than their own children. Sad.

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Feb-14-14 4:00 PM

mkhunt, They follow the money! LOL

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Feb-14-14 12:35 PM

Exxplosion of crime: prostitution, drugs and burglary came here with the horrible gas exploitation.Degradation and destruction has caused FBI to permanently station new agents in gas drilling areas like the Dakotas.

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Feb-14-14 9:30 AM

Media loves arrests as do public officials. This is a good arrest but these are pond scum and the war is not over. If you check and no one likely did, I bet these people have been bouncing around the criminal justice system for years, might even have pending charges, probably are on benefits, might have kids trapped in their hellish lives. So I wonder if the entire system did not put the community at risk by not dealing with these people each time they have been arrested. What public officials like to call the "war on drugs" is not won by an arrest if the person is going to be returned to the community tagain and again. If they had to work to have housing, food and medical care (like the rest of us) they would not have time to do these things. This is how people on benefits get cash money for their vices, we pay for everything else. Working people are too tired to even watch TV, these folks have total leisure time to think of ways to ruin the community and endanger our ch

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