KEYSER - West Virginia State Police investigated a number of incidents over the past week ranging from DUI arrests to fugitive warrants and traffic stops.

KEYSER - West Virginia State Police investigated a number of incidents over the past week ranging from DUI arrests to fugitive warrants and traffic stops.
On Saturday, June 16, 44-year-old William Sears of Keyser was arrested for DUI following a traffic stop for an expired inspection sticker, according to Sgt. S.B. Huffman.
Sears was traveling along U.S. Route 220 in Keyser, and during the officer’s initial contact with the driver, he said Sears showed signs of impairment.
Upon further investigation, Sears was placed into custody, as his blood alcohol content (BAC) was determined to be over double the legal limit. 
Sr. Tpr. M. L. Travelpiece investigated the incident which lead to charges of DUI second offense, driving while revoked for DUI, expired registration, expired inspection sticker, and no proof of insurance. 
Also on Saturday, 65-year-old Sheila Wade of Cresaptown, Maryland, was encountered via a traffic stop along state Route 28 by Sr. Tpr. W. S. Weakley. 
Ms. Wade was discovered to be operating on a suspended operator’s license and was cited for the incident.
Twenty-three-year-old Deanna Shears of Keyser was encountered the same day via a traffic stop along US 220 by Sr. Tpr. M. L. Travelpiece. Upon contact, it was discovered she was also driving suspended and was cited for the same, as well as for having no proof of insurance in her possession.
On Friday, June 15, 2018, 40-year-old Michael Smith of Keyser was stopped on a traffic stop by Sr. Tpr. W. S. Weakley while traveling along state Route 28.  Mr. Smith was determined to have a suspended operator’s license and was cited for the incident.
On Thursday, June 14, 43-year-old Gary Keller Jr. of Keyser was arrested on outstanding warrants from Allegany County, Maryland, for failure to appear as a fugitive from justice.
Keller was initially encountered by Sr. Tpr. M. L. Travelpiece during a traffic stop for defective equipment while traveling along Armstrong Street in Keyser. 
Keller was also discovered to be driving on a suspended operator’s license at the time of the stop.
On June 11, 2018, 33-year-old Jeremy Wigger of Ridgeley was encountered on a traffic stop by Sr. Tpr. M. L. Travelpiece for having an expired inspection sticker upon his Buick LeSabre while traveling into Keyser. 
Wigger was discovered to be operating on a suspended operators as well as having no proof of insurance. He was cited for the incident.
It should be noted, drivers cited for "no proof of insurance" indicates a driver did not have a valid insurance card available.  However, said driver may provide proof insurance was carried at such time of the stop and have this particular charge dismissed.