Huntington Police Arrest Seven from Vehicle Pursuits

Story by Tony Rutherford

Huntington - Huntington Police arrested seven people from separate chases earlier this week.

On Tuesday about 10:20 p.m., HPD received a dispatch from Cabell County 911 for shots fired near the Shell station on the corner 22nd Street and Eighth Avenue. Upon arrival, police pursued a vehicle into Guyandotte, then West on Washington Blvd.

After striking a parked car near Woodmere Cemetery, the driver exited the car, and fled on foot.  After a foot chase, officers apprehended Omarr Boone, 37, of Ravenna, Ohio.

Following his arrest, Boone was taken to Cabell Magistrate Court, and  charged with malicious wounding, felon with a firearm, fleeing in a vehicle and fleeing on foot.  Janeka Ward, 29, of Huntington, who was a passenger in the car, was arrested on a drug-related warrant.

According to 911, one victim drove to Cabell-Huntington Hospital for treatment. 

Two days later, officers arrested five people who led them on a chase around 1 p.m. from the 2800 block of 8th Ave. to the intersection of Springdale Ave. and Davis St. The four men, and one woman were charged with the following:

  • Zakia Lee, 21, of Proctorville, Ohio – Felony Fleeing in a Vehicle and Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance.
  • Raymond Kashane-Douglas Crawford, 21 of Detroit, Michigan – Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance and Obstructing. 
  • Jaishawn Harris, 19, of Detroit, Michigan – Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance and Obstructing.
  • ​Clary Devine Doss, 18, of Detroit, Michigan – Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance and Obstructing. 
  • Kelsey Seibert, 22, of Huntington – Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance and Obstructing.

In the course of apprehending the suspects, officers seized about 80 grams of suspected  fentanyl, nearly $9,000 in cash and two firearms.

Another suspect remains at large.