The Moorefield Town Council met again by telephone on May 5.
Police Chief Stephen Riggleman reported the department responded to 234 calls in April, which resulted in three felony arrests, 42 misdemeanors, and 78 combined traffic citations and warnings.
On April 18, officers arrested a suspect in an attempted murder following a stabbing on Cedar Street.
On April 25, officers recovered a stolen vehicle at Malcolm’s Grocery. The vehicle was taken from Gelia Street. Officers arrested a suspect.
Riggleman said officers observed an increase in loitering and trespassing, and are working closely with local businesses to address the problem. Property owners should call 911 for persons trespassing on their property.
The next meeting is Tuesday, May 19 at 7 p.m. The Council may meet in person at the Town Hall. The public is welcome to attend, whether the meeting is held in person or telephonically. Please call 304-530-6142 with questions, or to get an item on the agenda.