UPDATE: Jason Blankenship taken into custody

UPDATE (6/24 @ 3:30 p.m.) – The US Marshal Service, with the assistance of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, has taken Jason Blankenship into custody.

The RCPD appreciates all of the tips and information received from numerous individuals during this incident.


MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – A man is wanted by the Rich Creek Police Department for a felony charge of abduction and several misdemeanor charges.

The charges against Jason Travis Blankenship, 42, are related to an incident that started in Monroe County on Saturday.

If anyone has any information about Blankenship’s whereabouts, please contact the Rich Creek Police Department at 540-921-3842 or the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office at 304-772-3911.

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