Buckhannon Police Dept. seeks the public’s help locating suspect

BUCKHANNON — The Buckhannon Police Department has an active warrant for the arrest of Blaine Browning. The individual should be considered armed and dangerous. If you see this individual immediately call 911.

According to a press release from, the warrant for Browning was issued for strangulation as a result of allegedly assaulting Buckhannon Police Department Officer Kraemer. Kraemer was responding to a suspicious person call on the train tracks behind the Fred W. Eberle Technical Center when he encountered Browning.

During the altercation, Browning allegedly placed Officer Kraemer in a chokehold. 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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