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.

More News

Clendenin Elementary School to bring modern classrooms and industry standard resources to its students
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Clendenin Elementary School will be held on August 15.
July 22, 2024 - 10:02 pm
Two in custody after Ohio pursuit ends in Charleston
Two people were apprehended near the split of Interstate 64 and 77 in Charleston Monday evening.
July 22, 2024 - 9:30 pm
West Virginia delegates to Democratic National Convention announce support for Kamala Harris
The West Virginia Democrats said her nomination will not only break barriers but also paves the way for a more inclusive and representative democracy.
July 22, 2024 - 7:22 pm
Yeager Airport hosts media day to lay out plans for construction of new terminal building, other improvements
July 22, 2024 - 4:42 pm