July 1, 2015: Fatal Crash Near Kelly’s Creek 

On July 1, 2015 at around 3:00 a.m. a crash was reported in the Kelly’s Creek area of eastern Kanawha County.  One of four occupants of a wrecked Jeep called Metro 911.  Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched with first responders from several area volunteer fire departments and ambulances from the Kanawha […]

June 24, 2015: Roy Pittman Arrested 

On June 24, 2015 Roy Shawn Pittman presented himself at Kanawha County Magistrate Court.  He was charged with fleeing in a vehicle following a pursuit on June 19, 2015.  Magistrate Halloran arraigned Mr. Pittman and released him on a personal recognizance bond.  Below is the original press release from June 19.    Attached is a […]

June 24, 2015: Arrest in Two Robberies 

On June 15, 2015 an 80 years old man called Metro 911 to report a robbery in the Cross Lanes area.  Deputy K. B. Daugherty of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to investigate.  Upon arrival the Deputies observed minor injuries to the victim.   The caller described being attacked from behind has he […]

June 24, 2015: Day Report Center 10 Year Anniversary 

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office’s Day Report Division, commonly known as the Kanawha Day Report Center, will complete its tenth year of operation on Tuesday, June 30, 2015.  The Kanawha Day Report Center opened on July 1, 2005, as a Drug Free alternative sentencing program to assist clients in making real progress in their lives […]

June 24, 2015: Accidental Death in Davis Creek 

On June 24, 2015 at around 1:00 a.m. Metro 911 was called about a crash on Berry Hills Drive in Davis Creek, WV.  Deputy Sheriffs with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to respond.    Forty-nine year old Cynthia M. Adams of Charleston was unloading groceries from her vehicle in the driveway.  Her car, […]

June 22, 2015: Arrest for Child Abuse 

On June 22, 2015 Detectives with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office arrested Daniel A. Ramsey, 21 years old of Charleston, WV, for child abuse.  The charge arose from an investigation that began in the early morning hours Sunday.    The mother of a six month old child took her baby to Charleston Area Medical Center’s […]

June 20, 2015: Arrest Following Pursuit 

On June 19, 2015, just before midnight, Deputies J. L. Miller and K. T. Carte were on patrol in Sissonville, WV. They saw a black motorcycle with two riders traveling north on Sissonville Drive.  The motorcycle drove through a red light and onto Eden’s Fork Road, crossing the center line and speeding.  Deputy Carte attempted […]

June 19, 2015: Warrant Issued Following Pursuit 

On June 19, 2015 at approximately 3:30 p.m. Sergeant J. Thaxton of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office attempted a traffic stop on a green Chevrolet Tahoe.  The Tahoe was traveling south on U.S. 119 toward Charleston passing Newhouse Branch Road.  The vehicle’s inspection sticker was expired.   As Sgt. Thaxton turned to follow the vehicle […]

June 18, 2015: Woman Killed by Train 

On June 18, 2015 just after 4:00 a.m. a woman was killed by a train in Dunbar, WV.   Erica L. Kennedy (31 years old of Charleston, WV) was killed by a Norfolk-Southern train traveling west.  The incident occurred in Dunbar on railroad tracks between 17th and 18th Streets.  The tracks travel parallel to Charles Avenue […]

June 18, 2015: Drug Court Graduation 

Please be reminded there will be a graduation ceremony for the Kanawha County Drug Court program today at 3:00 today on the 4th floor of the Judicial Annex Building, 111 Court Street, Charleston, WV. This ceremony will honor eight graduates, bringing the total for the program to 81. This is Kanawha County Drug Court’s fourteenth graduation. […]