March 23, 2017: Arrest in Drug Investigation 

On March 22, 2017 an investigation concluded with a search warrant in Hurricane, West Virginia.  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office and Putnam County Sheriff’s Office drug investigation units had been conducting covert operations at a residence in Putnam County   Today both agencies conducted a search warrant and located heroin, marijuana, and guns inside.  One […]

March 20, 2017: DUI Checkpoint Scheduled 

Please see the attached press release regarding a DUI Checkpoint.  The point of contact for the detail is:   Lieutenant J.H. Thaxton Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Highway Safety Deputy Bomb Squad Commander Cell  (304) 389-7142 Office (304) 357-5421     PRESS-RELEASE.pdf

March 18, 2017: Warrants Issued in Shooting Incident 

Yesterday morning a shooting was reported at a residence in Dalewood Trailer Park in Cross Lanes.  When Deputies arrived to assist they met with the resident, Michael Jeffries, who told them he shot Joshua Hatfield several times while Mr. Hatfield attempted to rob him. Mr. Jeffries said he drove his SUV to Putnam County with […]

March 16, 2017: Operation GPA Press Conference 

On Friday, March 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. there will be a press conference at Metro 911 to announce plans for this year’s Operation:  GPA (Graduate Prom Alive).  Representatives from Kanawha County Schools, Metro 911, the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority, and local law enforcement agencies will be present.    This program began in 2006.  […]

March 13, 2017: Stabbing at Quincy Walmart 

On the afternoon of Saturday, March 11, 2017 Deputy M. A. Lonsinger was dispatched by Metro 911 to a stabbing in the parking lot of the Walmart store at Quincy.  The victim, Andrew Stevens, suffered a cut to his left hand during a fight with Jimmy Dewayne Keith (21 of Pond Gap, WV).  During what […]

March 13, 2017: Bomb Squad Project 

Our bomb squad members are using their skills with electronics to help create beeping eggs for visually impaired students.  A teacher for visually impaired students in Kanawha and surrounding counties reached out to them to assist with an egg hunt being planned for next month at Cedar Lakes Conference Center.    Together they arranged for […]

March 13, 2017: Afternoon Update to Morning Shooting 

In the early morning hours of March 13, 2017 a shooting was reported in the 1900 block of Morecott Drive in Sissonville, WV.  Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded and when the scene was safe medics with the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority approached and transported the adult female victim (Ashley Loudermilt) to an area […]

March 13, 2017: Fatal Crash on Frame Road 

On March 12, 2017, at approximately 9:00 p.m. a crash occurred in the 4700 block of Frame Road in the Elkview area of Kanawha County.  One person died in the crash.  The other was transported with incapacitating injuries.    The matter is still under investigation and is being reconstructed by a crash investigation expert.  Preliminarily […]


On the morning of March 7, 2017 between 4:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m., the pictured person stole approximately $2,000.00 worth of equipment from the Lincoln PSD, at 210 Little Coal River Road in Alum Creek. Anyone with information is urged to call the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office at 304-357-0169.  Cpl. S. M. Adams is investigating.  […]

February 28, 2017: Tax Discount Deadline 

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind everyone that Wednesday, March 1, 2017 is the last day to pay your second-half taxes and receive your discount. After March 1st your taxes will be subject to additional interest and penalties for late payment, and they will be published in the newspaper if not paid by […]