New Martinsville Police Arrest two Mississippi Fugitives


Two fugitives from justice have been arrested by the New Martinsville Police Department.

The fugitives were wanted out of Monroe County, Mississippi, for a string of break-ins. Police received a tip that the two were staying at a motel in New Martinsville.

Police showed up to the motel Friday morning and arrested an Ethan Stanford and Willie Stafford.

Police found nearly $5,000 worth of stolen property and a loaded gun. Police hope to receive more stolen property as the investigation continues. 

Both Stanford and Stafford are being held in the West Virginia Northern Regional Jail 

Stay with 7News as more details are released.

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