Former deputy goes on trial on embezzlement charges

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The trial of a former Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office deputy accused of embezzling more than $5,000 in guns from the department got underway Tuesday with jury selection.

Berkeley County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Tim Helman said Dennis Streets, 54, faces two felony charges stemming from allegedly selling 13 guns to Glockcop LLC last October.

If convicted, Streets faces a maximum sentence of not less than one or more than 10 years in prison for each of the alleged crimes.

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