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Armed robbery at BP market

August 27, 2015 | By Stacey Morgan

Two local men were arrested and released after an armed robbery at the BP Market on Austin Peay Hwy in Westmoreland Wednesday night, Aug. 415 more words


Sheriff Tracks Claw Infiltrator

This photo came from a charter pilot who caught the Sheriff’s Department tracking a Claw infiltrator at White Star Airport. Landings were delayed for half an hour as the helicopter flew around the runway to isolate the suspect, who fled the scene in a minisub. 56 more words

Aerospace News

WPD trains for active shooter

July 30, 2015 | By Stacey Morgan

With national headlines filled with lone gunmen shooting the masses in movie theaters, military recruitment offices and even a church, law enforcement everywhere have a high chance they may be called to a similar scene. 314 more words


Amalfitano trains hard

July 23, 2015 | By Stacey Morgan

In an effort to build even stronger community ties, The Westmoreland News, in cooperation with the Westmoreland Police Department is highlighting a different employee each week. 756 more words

Police Report

SOCL Investigation Results

In a rapid disclosure of results from their investigation, SOCL has determined that the Desdemona disaster was the result of several factors.

“It was a combination of factors,” a SOCL rep explained. 89 more words


Officers apprehend man waving knife

July 16, 2015 | By Stacey Morgan

Westmoreland Police were called to the scene of a 37-year-old man waving a butcher knife around last Tuesday, July 7.   244 more words


Eccentric Millionaire Buys Waterbank!

Waterbank, which has been in bankruptcy proceedings for the last year, has been purchased by an eccentric millionaire, who has not been named.

“Under the guidance of the court, Waterbank has been sold off to pay creditors and debtors,” explained a lawyer from Baker and Sun. 101 more words