Press Release – Arrest 

  On November 30, 2017, Kanawha County Deputies received a complaint regarding inappropriate messages being exchanged over a cell phone.    The inappropriate messages were pertaining to sexually abusing children.   A suspect participating in the messages was identified as Michael Ray Moles Jr.; a 41 year old male from the Campbells Creek area of Kanawha County. […]

December 6, 2017: Fatal Crash Yesterday on Greenbrier Street 

Yesterday morning at 6:22 a.m. Deputy Burks was dispatched to a crash on Greenbrier Street near Capitol Flea Market for a crash.  Two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision and both drivers were trapped in the wreckage of their cars.  A gray Subaru Outback and a Blue Jeep Wrangler were in the roadway along […]

December 4, 2017: Missing Person from Elkview Area 

On November 8, 2017 Chad Damone Dawson (34 of Saint Albans) was last seen on US 119 near Elkview walking without shoes or a coat.  He told a friend he was going to Pittsburgh to his house.  That friend told his family for him.   Family members say Mr. Dawson does not have a residence […]

November 28, 2017: Woman Killed by Train in East Bank 

Yesterday a woman was killed by a train as she walked towards it on railroad tracks near East Bank, WV.  The engineer said she was in the middle of the tracks, but moved outside the rails after the train horn was sounded.  She was still struck by the train.   An autopsy may reveal more […]

November 27, 2017: Criminal Complaint of Naya Rivera 

Attached is a copy of the criminal complaint charging Mrs. Rivera this weekend.  I will speak to a prosecutor and administrators at the 911 center about 911 call and radio traffic recordings.  They may be released later this week. Other items, such as the case report, witness statement documents and recordings, videos, and photographs, will […]

November 27, 2017: Pursuit Ends in Cabell County with Arrest 

In the early morning hours an attempted traffic stop by a Deputy Sheriff of a vehicle on Charleston’s West Side turned into a pursuit.  The vehicle’s registration did not match the vehicle, which led to the attempted traffic stop at Stockton Street and 4th Avenue.   The driver led Deputies on a pursuit through Sissonville, […]

November 26, 2017: Mugshot from Naya Rivera Arrest 

Attached is a mugshot taken during the arrest of Mrs. Rivera last night.    Several reporters have asked what led to the altercation.  While we will not release details of the incident beyond what is in the criminal complaint (charging document), we will say the two were arguing over their child.    The victim’s incidents […]

November 26, 2017: Arrest in Domestic Violence Incident 

Late in the night of November 25, 2017, Deputy T. Dubiel of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to an address on 126th Street in Chesapeake, WV for a domestic violence complaint.  When he arrived he spoke with Ryan Keith Dorsey who said his wife, Naya Marie Rivera (30 years old of Woodland Hills, […]

November 23, 2017: Two Stolen Vehicles and Two Arrests 

On Thanksgiving morning at 7:30 a.m. Deputy C. A. Boner of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office heard Metro 911 describe a vehicle discovered stolen from South Charleston, a 2016 Buick Encore. Almost two hours later he spotted the vehicle in the 400 block of Hampshire Drive in Jefferson. Seated inside the vehicle was Roosevelt Holton […]

November 21, 2017: Missing Juvenile from South Charleston Area 

Brooke Naomi Mallory was last seen November 10, 2017.  She is from South Charleston.  Her family hasn’t heard from her and don’t know her last whereabouts.  Her phone most recently had activity in the Princeton area.    Ms. Mallory is 15 years old, 5’8” tall, approximately 150 pounds.  Her tattoos include “Bernice” and a rose […]