Frequently Asked Questions
What is Locked-Up?
Locked-Up is an enlightening and useful monthly publication that covers crime throughout the state of West Virginia.
How do the people that appear
in Locked-Up get there?
The individuals that appear in Locked-Up have been arrested/booked into West Virginiaís Regional Jails for felonies and misdemeanors.
I was arrested and you
printed my picture and my name,
isnít that violating my rights?
Once you are arrested your information becomes public record. Media organizations also have the right to publish your arrest information.
I was arrested and pictured in Locked-Up. What if my charges were later dropped?
The dismissal or acquittal of criminal charges does not necessarily negate the validity of an arrest. All individuals in this publication are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
I have looked in my local
store for Locked-Up West
Virginia and canít find it -
Ask the store owner or manager?
Have them email us through our
contact page so you donít miss
the next issue!