November 20, 2017: Missing Person in Clendenin 

Steven Ray Mitchell (35 of Kelly Hill Road) was last seen in the Clendenin area walking into the woods on November 14, 2017.  His family has not heard from him or seen him since. He was reported missing to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office last Thursday.  Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to […]

Overdose leads to drug arrest in Hernshaw 

On November 17, 2017, at approximately 6:45 pm, Kanawha County Detectives were requested to assist the Marmet Police Department with investigating a suspicious death on the Kroger’s parking lot in Marmet.   A male was discovered deceased in a vehicle being driven by a female.  Preliminary examination of the deceased male indicated that he may have […]

November 16, 2017: Hiring Six New Deputies Tonight 

Today the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office will introduce six new Deputy Sheriffs being hired.  They will be introduced during the Kanawha County Commission meeting at 5:00 p.m. in the Commission Courtroom of the old courthouse. The six on-coming Deputies are: D’Von J. Dorsey  Karly B. Eskew Christopher N. Marcum Matthew W. Oakley Samuel B.R. Savilla, […]

November 15, 2017: Sobriety Checkpoint Tomorrow 

Please see the attached press release regarding a sobriety checkpoint.   ATT00001.htm CP-Nov-16-2017.pdf

November 14, 2017: Suspicious Substance on Money 

On Sunday, November 12, 2017 two employees of the Dollar General Store in Rand, WV, were transported to Thomas Memorial Hospital after experiencing shortness of breath and dizziness.  Both said they handled cash which felt as though it was coated in an oily substance.  Neither was transported by ambulance.  They were taken by a friend […]

November 4, 2017: Robbery in Cross Lanes 

This morning before 9:00 a.m. a robbery occurred at the Cross Lanes Go-Mart store.  Two black males entered.  One man distracted a clerk while the other went into the office and stole a large amount of money. They fled when confronted leaving in a black sedan, possibly a Chevrolet Impala.  No weapons were displayed during […]

November 1, 2017: Ambulance Crew Kidnapped During Transport 

October 31, 2017: Halloween Patrols 

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office will have additional eleven Deputies assigned throughout Kanawha County this evening and tonight. They will be patrolling areas where children are doing Trick or Treat earlier in the night, then patrolling a variety of areas throughout the night responding to potential vandalism and other complaints, and watching for impaired drivers. […]

Scammers posing as Deputy Sheriff’s 

  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has received several calls involving a phone call scam where the caller pretends to be a Kanawha County Deputy Sheriff and they demand payment of fines.  They threaten those they call with arrest if they don’t obtain gift cards or prepaid credit cards for various amounts.    Deputies will […]

October 30, 2017: Stolen Bank Card Used 

On Saturday a person reported her purse stolen from her vehicle.  After the theft a male used her bank card at the Walmart at Southridge at 6:35 am Saturday, October 28, 2017.  He was seen leaving in a white Toyota 4-Runner.  Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 304-357-0169, or submit a tip […]