A fourth suspect has been arrested in connection with a string of Morgantown area armed robberies and burglaries, Morgantown Police said Monday (Dec. 29).

Matthew Lee Farmer, 23, of Morgantown was arrested without incident Sunday when he entered the Circle K Convenience Store on Dorsey Avenue. Participating in the arrest were officers from the Morgantown Police Department, deputies of the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office and members of the U.S. Marshall’s Mountain State Fugitive Task Force.

Farmer is charged with five counts of armed robbery and seven counts of burglary.

Three others were arrested earlier this month in connection with armed robberies and burglaries from Nov. 1 to Dec. 8 were:

  • Darrell Strozier, 20, of Morgantown, arrested and charged with three counts of first degree robbery and two counts of burglary.
  • Christopher Brown, 24, of Morgantown, charged with receiving stolen goods.
  • Daven Patrick, 24, of Morgantown, charged with carrying a deadly weapon and person prohibited from possessing a firearm.



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