Princeton man arrested for wanton endangerment

Published: Dec. 5, 2021 at 9:36 PM EST
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UPDATE: WVVA has confirmed that Theodore White ran for Mercer County Sheriff in 2020.

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PRINCETON, W.Va. (WVVA) - Theodore White was arrested for wanton endangerment on Sunday. White was arrested after the Princeton Police Department responded to a shots fired complain at 105 Wickham Avenue at 3:09 a.m. on Sunday. Once officers arrived on scene they found a male and female who had been involved in a domestic dispute.

Officers discovered that White had fired two shots into the ground. White was then placed under arrest for wanton endangerment. A gunshot residue kit was performed on White and was sent to a lab to be analyzed.

Officers were able to retrieve a loaded handgun from the scene as well as match spent shell casings from the firearm found at the scene. White was processed and booked into Southern Regional Jail pending arraignment.

Theodore White arrested for wanton endangerment
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