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Sammy Martz biography: 13 things about Philippi, West Virginia man

Sammy Joe Martz is a white man from West Virginia, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

Sammy Joe Martz (©Tygart Valley Regional Jail)
Sammy Joe Martz (©Tygart Valley Regional Jail)
  1. He lives in Philippi, Barbour County, West Virginia.
  2. Aside from Philippi, he has lived in other parts of West Virginia including Fairmont, Morgantown and Clarksburg.
  3. He has lived in different parts of Tennessee, USA including Jacksboro and La Follette.
  4. His uncle Dr. Michael Roy Martz is based in North Carolina, USA.
  5. He is one of the two sons of Steven Jackson Martz and Lois Jean Craig Martz. Steven was born in Fairmont to Jackson Basil Martz and Kathleen Bennett Martz while Lois was born in Shinnston, Harrison County, West Virginia to Okey Ray Craig and Betty Lee Ashcraft Craig.
  6. He is 2 years older than his brother Kenneth Wayne Martz.
  7. On April 3, 2014, his father passed away at Broaddus Hospital in Philippi at age 64.
  8. On October 2, 2014, his mother passed away at Broaddus Hospital at age 59.
  9. On September 6, 2015, he fired a BB pistol three times at the Monongalia County Justice Center in Morgantown, which shattered a second story window valued at greater than $2500.
  10. On September 7, 2015, he was arrested and charged with felony destruction of property.
  11. On June 4, 2022, his brother Kenneth passed away at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown at age 45.
  12. On January 24, 2023, he allegedly kidnapped a woman in Philippi, hit her in the face and all over her body and burned her with a butane torch on at least three occasions. She managed to escape and he was arrested by Philippi Police Department officers, Barbour County Sheriff’s Department deputies and West Virginia State Police troopers.
  13. He was 47 years old when he was arrested on January 24, 2023. He was booked into Tygart Valley Regional Jail in Belington, Barbour County without bond and charged with kidnapping.

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