Alerts
By: Sutton StokesAugust 24, 2022

EPD Investigating Death on Graceland Drive

Statement from Elkins Police Chief Travis Bennett:

Early on the morning of Sunday, August 21, Elkins Police Department officers responding to a call found a seriously injured person on Graceland Drive, which runs parallel to and on the east side of Randolph Avenue, adjacent to the Grandview Avenue neighborhood and the campus of Davis & Elkins College. (See outlined area on map, below.)

The injured person, Connor Nestor, age 22, was transported to Davis Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries and died.

This is an active investigation. Anyone with information should contact the Elkins Police Department.

Travis Bennett
tbennett@cityofelkinswv.com
Phone: 304-636-1414 ext. 1535

Article, Police Department, Press Release, Press release

Reported Shooting at Heavner Acres

Elkins W. Va., May 7, 2024: On Monday, May 6th, 2024 at approximately 3:40 pm, officers of the Elkins Police Department responded to 36 Heavner Acres for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, EPD officers located Mark Wirth 67, suffering from a gunshot […]

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Police Department, Press release

EPD Statement on the Passing of Sheriff Miller

The Elkins Police Department and The City of Elkins would like to express their sincere condolences to the Miller Family and the Upshur County Sheriff’s Office on the passing of Sheriff Virgil Miller. Sheriff Miller was a pillar of law enforcement leadership […]

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Press release

EPD Advice for Halloween Safety

EPD Chief Travis Bennett offers the following safety tips for safe trick-or-treating this Halloween. In Elkins, by longstanding council resolution, trick-or-treating is observed every year on Halloween (Oct. 31), 6:30-8 p.m. Halloween is a fun holiday but it does pose a few […]

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Announcements, Police Department, Press release

Illegal Parking Near Railroad and Third

Statement from EPD Chief Travis Bennett: EPD personnel have observed illegal, unsafe parking patterns near the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Third Street. Drivers are reminded that, in this area, the only allowed street parking is either (1) parallel to the curb […]

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Police Department, Press release

EPD Scam Alert

Local Spike in “Impostor Scams” EPD is seeing increased cases of “impostor scams” in Elkins. These scams begin with a call, text message, or an email from someone you trust: a government agent, a family member, a fraud-prevention worker, your student-loan lender, […]

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Police Department, Press release

EPD Statement on Social Media Rumors

Statement of EPD Chief Travis C. Bennett: After news that EPD and WVSP are investigating two entirely separate, isolated matters (on Randolph Avenue and in Highland Park, respectively), social media users have been sharing false and misleading information. In particular, people have […]

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