The U.S. Marshals Service apprehended two men wanted by West Virginia State Police for allegedly scamming businesses along Interstate 79.
Marshals took Robert E. Carpenter and Michael W. Radcliff into custody near the entrance to Willow Green Apartments on Emmy Lu Lane in Bridgeport around 3 p.m. Friday, said Supervisory U.S. Marshal Alex Neville.
Radcliff is being charged with first degree robbery in Marion County for his involvement in an incident at the J & J Cafe on Locust Ave in Fairmont, armed robbery for his involvement in an armed robbery at the Saratoga Hot Spot in Star City and first degree robbery for his involvement in a robbery at the Hot Spot Lounge in Quiet Dell, according to criminal complaints.
Carpenter is facing a fraudulent schemes charge for writing worthless checks.
The Anmoore Police Department also assisted in the arrests.
West Virginia State Police in Lewis County are searching for two men believed to be involved with a scam.
State police are looking for Robert E. Carpenter of Gilmer County and Michael W. Radcliff of Lewis County. Both men are scamming local businesses along Interstate 79, according to state police.
If you have any information about the location of these suspects, contact the Lewis County detachment of the state police at 304-269-0500.