Bench Warrant Issued For A Man Involved In The Death Of A Bluefield Police Officer

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) – A man that was involved with the death of a Bluefield Police Officer has been issued a bench warrant.

Joseph Smith of Bluefield was scheduled for his arraignment¬†by phone on Tuesday, May 29th, but he didn’t show up.¬† Smith is charged in connection with the death of Bluefield Officer Aaron Cook back on May 30, 2017.

Smith was released on bond for drug treatment.

A bench warrant has been issued for his arrest.

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