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The Buckhannon Police Dept. Seeks the Public’s Help Locating Suspect Blaine Browning; If you see this individual, call 911 Immediately

June 2, 2020

BUCKHANNON, WV: The Buckhannon Police Department has an active warrant for the arrest of Blaine Browning, pictured above. The individual should be considered armed and dangerous. Call 911 if you see this individual; do not approach them.

The warrant is for Strangulation as a result of allegedly assaulting BPD Officer Kraemer, who had encountered Browning while responding to a suspicious person call on the train tracks behind the Trade School.

During the altercation, Browning allegedly placed Officer Kraemer in a chokehold, which caused Officer Kraemer to lose breath from being choked.  Officer Kraemer was treated and released from St. Joseph’s Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in this altercation.

Anonymous Tip Line: (304) 473-1001

Buckhannon Police Department: (304) 472-5723

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Media: Callie Cronin Sams,, (304) 472-1651.