Milton Police Department

  • Agency: Milton Police Department
  • Address: 1139 Smith Street, Milton, 25541 WV
  • Chief: Gregg F Mullins (Chief of Police)
Phone: 304-743-9211
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Milton Police Department is located at 1139 Smith Street, Milton, 25541 WV. The Chief of Police of the department is Gregg F Mullins. The Milton Police Department phone number is 304-743-9211.

Milton Police Department News

For those who wonder why we work the interstate, here is why. Ptl Ashworth clocked a Westbound vehicle at the 25 mm tonight with Lidar at 150 mph. Unfortunately this one got away.

Early this morning on I-64 Ptl Shawn Henson arrested Nathan Dale Ponder, 31 of Gifford Illinois for felony 3rd offense DUI, Driving revoked for DUI and speeding. Ponder was incarcerated at Western Regional pending arraignment.

Many of you viewed the property we had posted last week that we were trying to identify. The owners were identified and that led to Ray Wandling being charged with three (3) counts of burglary as well as Prohibited person with a firearm. Most, but not all of the property was recovered. Excellent work by Ptl Zach Thompson with some help from the dayshift. Wandling is incarcerated on a $125,000 cash only bond.

Tonight at the City Council meeting Mayor Tom Canterbury swore in our newest officer, Dallas Scarberry. Dallas comes to us from Ceredo PD and has also worked at Fort Gay PD. He is a certified K-9 handler and is ARIDE certified. We welcome Dallas to the Milton PD and wish him a successful career. His wife Colleen and daughter McKenzie were on hand to watch the swearing in ceremony.

This evening when Sgt Kyle O’Dell stopped Calvin Dailey, 19 of Ona for jaywalking and smelled the strong odor of marijuana he called Sgt Al Collins to assist. A search yielded, marijuana, scales and packaging materials. Dailey was charged with possession with intent to deliver, and an outstanding capias for possession of a controlled substance. Dailey was lodged in the Regional Jail in lieu of a $17,000 bond. Great work sergeants!

Late yesterday evening after watching a vehicle weaving across the centerline and the fog line on US Rt 60 Ptl Alan Ashworth arrested Jesus Flores, 38 of Moscow, Texas for DUI. Flores was lodged in jail pending arraignment this morning. Nice work Alan.

This afternoon following a traffic stop Ptl Alan Ashworth arrested passenger Holly Jo Price on an outstanding felony warrant for third offense Shoplifting as well as a capias for trespassing. The driver was cited and released and the vehicle towed. Price was incarcerated in lieu of a $1,000 cash bond.

This afternoon Sgt Kyle O’Dell stopped a car for an expired registration and ended up arresting Michael Schmidt, of Huntington for driving revoked for DUI, an outstanding warrant for violating a domestic violence petition, no insurance and improper registration. Schmidt was released on an OR bond.

Overnight Ptl. Shawn Henson noticed an apparently unoccupied car parked beside the Methodist Church with the interior light on. Closer inspection revealed it to be occupied by a female passenger. The driver soon exited an apartment across the street and when both were checked, an outstanding burglary warrant was found on the male driver. Randall Ray Fizer Jr, 38 of Culloden was arrested on the burglary warrant and lodged in the Regional Jail pending arraignment. Nice work Shawn.

A busy day at shift change today as Michael Morrison of Milton (orange shirt) was arrested and charged with Domestic Battery and Obstruction. Also Ray Wandling of Milton was charged with Petit Larceny, Possession of a controlled substance and public intoxication in a separate incident. Morrison was incarcerated on an $8,000 bond and Wandling on a $6,100 bond. Arrests were made by Sgt Al Collins and Ptl Sean Beckett and Alan Ashworth. Great job by all involved.

Do you recognize this stuff? Last night on the midnight shift Ptl Shawn Henson and Zach Thompson recovered this property during a call about a man threatening someone with a gun. Suspect these items all stolen in the Milton/Little Tokyo area. Contact us at 304-743-9211 if you or your neighbors have been victimized in the last week or so.

This evening following a traffic stop on I-64 for defective equipment Ptl Alan Ashworth arrested Lindsay Thaxton, 24 and Alicia Ramey, 32 both from Charleston. Thaxton was arrested for driving revoked for DUI second offense and Ramey was arrested on a felony third offense shoplifting warrant out of Kanawha County. Numerous stolen items were also recovered from the vehicle from Victoria’s Secret, Hobby Lobby and Drug Emporium. Those thefts have been turned over to Barboursville PD and the Cabell County Sheriffs Department for investigation. Ptl Beckett assisted in the case. Thaxton was jailed on a 10,100 cash bond and Ramey on a 15,000 cash bond. Outstanding work gentlemen.

After several false starts we finally connected with Girl Scout Troop 10015 for a visit with Sgt O’Dell, Ptl Beckett and K-9 Sgt Al Collins with K-9 Joe. The girls got to talk to the guys, tour the station and look through a cruiser then have some Paula Vega cupcakes. A great evening with some special young ladies.

So this is what the excitement was all about at Taco Bell today. A young driver hit the wrong pedal while going through the drive-thru and overshot the elevated curb. Thankfully nobody was hurt and the drive was reopened after a brief closure. After initial distress young Brier saw the humor in the situation and even posed for a picture by her car. If you saw the ambulance in the parking lot it wasn’t for Brier. That was a separate medical emergency at the same time.

Tonight on a traffic stop for failure to move over on I-64, Ptl Alan Ashworth arrested Kevin Nicholas, 54 of Scott Depot for DUI and Driving while Revoked for DUI. Nicholas was incarcerated on a $9,000 cash only bond. Nice work Alan.

Today following a traffic stop for speeding in the construction zone Ptl Zach Thompson detected the odor of marijuana in the vehicle. A subsequent search yielded a pistol under the drivers seat and Joseph Patterson lll of Huntington was arrested for speeding, driving on a suspended license and prohibited person with a firearm. Patterson was incarcerated in lieu of $20,000 bond.

At the same time that Ptl Beckett was dealing with his arrest, Ptl Alan Ashworth made a traffic stop on Johns Creek that lead to the arrest of Brandon McKinney of Milton for possession of heroin, possession of marijuana and driving on a suspended license. McKinney was jailed in lieu of 10,500 bond. Good work by both officers.

A busy Wednesday evening as Ptl Sean Beckett took a call of a person passed out at the gas pumps at Sheetz. Upon arrival he got the person up and on running a check on her discovered Shannon Gibson of Milton had an outstanding warrant for DUI. She was taken into custody and jailed in lieu of a 3,000 bond.

Following a violent domestic on Smith Street tonight Michael Gilfilen was arrested by Ptl Sean Beckett and Sgt Albert Collins on charges of Domestic Assault and Battery, Petit Larceny, Destruction of Property and Obstruction. Gilfilen was incarcerated pending arraignment.

Not all traffic jams this weekend can be blamed on the Pumpkin Festival. Life goes on and crashes still happen. Luckily nobody was hurt in this crash at US 60 and Morris Memorial Road this afternoon.

Another busy morning as MPD officers arrested Lora Beth Sayre, 39 of St Albans for Auto Theft, Second Offense DUI and 3rd Offense Driving while Revoked for DUI. The car was stolen from the back lot at Marco’s Pizza in Milton and recovered a short time later in a traffic stop at Smith and Harrison Streets. This all occurred at about 10:30 this morning. Not a great idea to steal a car when every officer we have is working the Pumpkin Festival detail. Sayre is incarcerated on a 52,000 bond.

Friday got off to a busy start when Ptl Alan Ashworth arrested Kimberly Karnes of Milton for Second Offense DUI and Driving while Revoked for DUI at 10 o’clock in the morning. Karnes was incarcerated on a $10,000 cash only bond. Ptl Sean Beckett assisted.

Tonight during city council meeting Albert Collins was promoted to Sergeant and made the evening shift supervisor. Congratulations Albert and good luck in the new position.

Ptl. Alan Ashworth arrested Mohammed Raeissi of Cross Lanes on an outstanding felony warrant for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver during a traffic stop today on I-64. Raeissi was released on a $10,000 OR bond.