August 8, 2017: School Safety Press Conference Set 

On Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. we will conduct a press conference on school safety measures at Dunbar Intermediate Center.  That school is located at 1300 Myers Avenue, Dunbar, WV.   The Kanawha County Board of Education, Dunbar Intermediate Center, the Kanawha County Commission, Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority, Dunbar Police Department, and […]

August 7, 2017: Deceased Person Identified 

On August 5, 2017 a body was found in the Kanawha River near Riverwalk Plaza in South Charleston, WV.  The Kanawha Bureau of Investigation was asked to assist with the investigation.  Today an autopsy occurred and the man’s identity was confirmed to be Howard Stiltner, 43 years old of Prennar, WV.    Mr. Stiltner’s hands […]

July 27, 2017: Scam Creates Victims 

Today a couple were scammed out of $5,000.00 when a scammer, pretending to be a family member who’d been arrested.  The name of the relative was real.  The victims were told their family member was in jail out of state and needed help.    The suspect blamed the difference in voice on injuries from a […]

July 24, 2017: Help Identify a Thief 

The male in the attached photographs stole approximately $2,500.00 in cigarettes from the office at the Dollar General store on Campbell’s Creek Drive on the afternoon of July 20th.  Deputy Coleman of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is handling the investigation.  Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect is asked to call 304-357-0169, […]

July 20, 2017: DUI Checkpoint Tomorrow 

Please see the attached document for information on a DUI checkpoint scheduled for tomorrow night. ATT00001.htm PRESS-RELEASE-JULY-2017.pdf

Fatal accident in Belle 

On July 14, 2017 at approximately 12:42 am, Deputies were dispatched to US Rt. 60 in the area of Witcher Creek, to investigate a report of pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle on the roadway.  Upon arrival Deputies discovered that the female who was struck was deceased.  Preliminary investigation from the investigators on […]

July 14, 2017: Argument Leads to Brandishing Arrest 

July 5, 2017: Shooting near Sissonville 

At 2:43 a.m. Metro 911 received reports of a shooting at a party near a gas well in the Sissonville area of Kanawha County.  In the initial confusion multiple people were reported shot, and there were multiple shooters.  However, only one person is believed to have been shot.  That female was shot in the arm […]

June 28, 2017: Fatal Crash on I-79 

On June 27, 2017 just after 4:00 p.m. a crash was reported near the 16 mile marker of I-79 South.  A Honda Pilot traveling north crossed the median and struck a south bound Ford Expedition in a T-bone style crash.  The Ford SUV was a WV DOH vehicle.   The driver of the Pilot, Edna […]

June 25, 2017: Stabbing in Cross Lanes 

On June 25, 2017, just before noon, a 911 call to Metro 911 prompted a response by Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies for a stabbing at the Speedway at 5296 Big Tyler Road, Cross Lanes, WV.  Two men were in a brief confrontation that ended in one of them being stabbed.The victim saw a person banned […]