Marshals apprehend wanted North Carolina man in Kanawha County

ST. ALBANS, W.Va. — U.S. Marshals find a man from North Carolina wanted for first-degree murder in St. Albans Thursday.

In a news release from the U.S. Marshalls Southern District of West Virginia, Marshals arrested Antwon Jamal Davis, 20, of Fayetteville, North Carolina who was also wanted for robbery with a dangerous weapon, felony conspiracy and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, shooting into an occupied dwelling, and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Davis was wanted out of Hoke County, North Carolina in connection to a fatal shooting on February 23, 2022, according to the news release.

The victim of the shooting has been identified as 18-year-old Joshua Demetrius Crooks Jr. Marshals also said an 18-year-old female was injured in the shooting.

Davis is currently incarcerated at South Central Regional Jail. He’s awaiting extradition back to Hoke County.

U.S. Marshals said Kanawha County detectives assisted with the investigation.

More News

Postmaster halts changes to USPS facilities, including Charleston center, till next year
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy says any changes will be put on pause until 2025.
May 19, 2024 - 8:30 am
UPD plans scenario-based training in Morgantown this month
The exercises are designed to prepare officers to quickly respond to a wide variety of situations.
May 18, 2024 - 6:28 pm
Monongalia County commissioner wants to reset homeless outreach efforts
Commissioner Tom Bloom says he wants to meet with municipalities in the county and non-profit organizations to find solutions.
May 18, 2024 - 3:05 pm
Appalachian Power seeking proposals for renewable energy and battery energy storage resources
The company issued three Requests for Proposals on Friday for wind, solar, battery energy storage systems and renewable energy certificates.
May 18, 2024 - 11:00 am