Man sought in robbery on Marshall campus

September 21, 2018


HUNTINGTON — The following information was provided by the Marshall University Police Department:

ROBBERY: The Marshall University Police Department has identified a suspect in connection with a robbery reported by a student that occurred Tuesday evening in the 1600 block of 3rd Avenue near Smith Hall on campus.

MUPD identified the suspect through campus security foot age as Robert Salvadore Jonathan Webb, 4 4, who is known to MUPD and has been arrested on similar charges in the past. MUPD has obtained warrants for Webb’s arrest, but he has not been apprehended and the investigation is ongoing.

MUPD advises the Marshall community to remain vigilant and report any sightings of Webb.

The following information was provided by criminal complaints filed in Cabell County Magistrate Court:

WANTON ENDANGERMENT: One person was arrested Tuesday evening in connection with a shots-fired incident reported near the 2600 block of 3rd Avenue in Huntington.

Ryan Lee Vannatter, 21, was jailed at 10:45 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with wanton endangerment. Bond was $100,000.

Police were called to the 26th Street and 3rd Avenue area at approximately 6:14 p.m. Tuesday. Nine 9mm shell casings were located behind a residence in the 2500 block of 3rd Avenue. Witnesses told police and dispatchers they saw a burgundy sport utility vehicle leave the area after the shots were heard, and there were children playing in the area when the shots went off.

Police asked to see a resident’s home security footage and learned the vehicle in question was a burgundy Dodge Durango. The vehicle was located in 9 1/2 alley at the intersection of

21st Street, where the suspect fled inside a residence when he saw police. The suspect was apprehended after police identified him as the suspect in the surveillance video.

The following information was provided by police reports filed at the Cabell County Sheriff’s Office:

THEFT FROM VEHICLE: Police are searching for an unknown suspect in connection with a motor vehicle break-in that occurred sometime between 3 and 11 p.m. Tuesday in the Special Metals parking lot.

The victim reported his tow hitch, tools, motor oil and fishing gear were taken from his vehicle and the suspect unsuccessfully attempted to break the front passenger window, causing damage to the window.

The stolen belongings totaled approximately $480 and the damage to the vehicle is estimated at $400.

The following information was provided by police reports from the Huntington Police Department:

The Huntington Police Department listed 13 new incident reports in the 24-hour period ending at 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to the printout released by the department. However, the individual police reports were not made available, so these are the only known details:

Robbery — first degree, 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, 500 block of West 14th Street.

Certificate of inspection and approval, improper registration, paraphernalia, 1:32 a.m. Wednesday, West 20th Street and Madison Avenue.

Petit larceny, 1 p.m. Tuesday, 600 block of 4th Avenue.

Suspended/revoked license — miscellaneous, 5:37 p.m. Tuesday, Olive Street and Norway Avenue.

Warrant service/execution, 4:21 p.m. Tuesday, 2600 block of 5th Avenue.

Destruction of property — misdemeanor, burglary, entry of dwelling or outhouse, 3:31 p.m. Tuesday, 2700 block of Collis Avenue.

Open container, 10:32 a.m. Tuesday, 6th Street and 4th Avenue.

Possession of marijuana, 9 a.m. Tuesday, West 14th Street and Madison Avenue.

Possession of contraband, 2:50 a.m. Tuesday, 1400 block of Norway Avenue.

Possession of a controlled substance, paraphernalia, warrant service/execution, 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, 800 block of 8th Street.

Paraphernalia, 11:41 p.m. Monday, 1500 block of Madison Avenue.

Disorderly conduct, 12:18 a.m. Tuesday, 2100 block of 11th Avenue.

Warrant service/execution, 12:05 a.m. Tuesday, 2700 block of Orchard Avenue.

The following information was provided by booking records kept at Western Regional Jail:

Aaron Michael Dean, 23, was jailed at 5:50 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with grand larceny and possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. Bond was $25,000.

Antwon Dawayne Adams, 34, was jailed at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Putnam County charged him with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. Bond was $50,000 cash-only.

Joseph Isaac Dylan, 38, was jailed at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Wayne County charged him with computer fraud and false pretenses. Bond was not set.

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