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5 People Arrested for Nighttime Burglary in Morgantown Apartment

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Kenneth Johnson Kenneth Johnson
Shari Blackley Shari Blackley
Kelly Swope Kelly Swope
Charles Shaffer Charles Shaffer

Police responded to a burglary in progress on 6th Street in Morgantown just after 9 p.m. Sunday.

The Morgantown Police Department arrested Kenneth Johnson, 48, Shari Blackley, 38, Kelly Swope, 30, Charles Shaffer, 54, and Robert Pyles, 48, all of Morgantown on nighttime burglary charges.

Police said a caller advised the 911 operator that she went to an apartment on 6th Street that she was getting ready to move into and there were two people already living there.

The caller said she confronted the two people, they picked up their belongings, and went into the apartment next door.

When officers arrived on scene, they discovered the three males and two females in the second apartment. It appeared they had been staying there for several days. 

The resident of the apartment was out of state. Once contacted, she advised that no one should have been in the apartment.

Johnson, Blackley, Swope, Shaffer, and Pyles are all being held in North Central Regional Jail.



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