April 21, 2014: Robbery at Elk River Convenience Store

On April 20, 2014, during the 5:00 a.m. hour, the 7-Eleven store in the 5100 block of Elk River Road was robbed.  A white male wearing blue pants and a blue hoodie entered the store with a garment covering his face.  He demanded money, brandishing a box-cutter.  The clerk complied and the suspect left with[...]

April 19, 2014: Body Located in Woods

On April 19, 2014 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s was dispatched to the Cooper’s Creek area for a body found in the woods.  An ATV rider located the body while riding.   The body had decayed and identification was not immediately possible.  The Pinch Volunteer Fire Department assisted with accessing the area and recovering the body.[...]

April 17, 2014: Fatal Crash On MacCorkle Avenue

On April 17, 2014 at approximately 3:00 p.m. a crash was reported to Metro 911 on U. S. Route 60 near the Putnam County line, west of Saint Albans, WV. First responders from the West Side Volunteer Fire Department, Saint Albans City Fire Department, and the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority went to the scene[...]

April 17, 2014: DUI Checkpoint Scheduled

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Governor’s  Highway Safety Program will be conducting a high visibility sobriety checkpoint on Friday, April 18, 2014 from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on WV Rt. 817 near Saint Albans.   The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has a “zero” tolerance when it comes to impaired driving[...]

April 14, 2014: Juvenile Charged with Bomb Threat

On the afternoon of April 9, 2014 a bomb threat was received at Elk Elementary Center on Pennsylvania Avenue in the Elkview community of Kanawha County.  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office’s Bomb Squad responded.  The Bomb Squad quickly searched the facility and found no hazardous devices.   On April 14, 2014 a juvenile petition was[...]

April 14, 2014: Home Invasion in Sissonville

On April 14, 2014 at approximately 4:36 a.m. Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Deputy J. M. Burdette was dispatched to 1244 Wolf Pen Drive in the Sissonville area.  Metro 911 received a call reporting a burglary that had just occurred.  When Deputy Burdette arrived, he met with the homeowner and victim,  58 year old Mrs. Haynes. Mrs. Haynes[...]

April 13, 2014: Stabbing on Wise Acres Drive

On April 13, 2014 shortly before 3:00 a.m. Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Deputy J. M. Martin was dispatched to Wise Acres Drive, off Greenbrier Street near Charleston, WV.  Metro 911 received a call reporting an altercation and possible stabbing.  When Deputy Martin arrived he saw several people standing around a described car.  He detained two[...]

April 12, 2014: Additional Info on Plane Crash

The plane crash near Glasgow, WV is now being investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board.  Their press office phone number is 202-314-6100. NTSB Investigator Dennis Diaz gave a statement and answered questions for local reporters today, April 12, 2014.  He permitted the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office to release the following information: The pilot was Lazarus[...]

April 12, 2014: Press Conference on Plane Crash

The NTSB has scheduled a press conference for today at 4:00 p.m. The conference will take place at the incident command post at Ward Cemetery and Church on Kelly’s Creek Road, north from Glasgow, WV. – Cpl. B. D. Humphreys Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office 301 Virginia St. E. Charleston WV 25301 304-357-0732 / 304-951-7328 Follow[...]

April 12, 2014: Head-On Interstate Crash

On April 12, 2014, at approximately 3:30 a.m. Metro 911 dispatchers received a report of a vehicle traveling east in the west bound lanes of I-64 between Nitro and Cross Lanes, WV. The dispatchers issued BOLOs (Be on the Lookout) in the area. Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to search for the vehicle. While en[...]

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