March 27, 2015: Five Year Old Child Found on Coal River Road

On March 26, 2015, at about 8:30 p.m., a 911 call was placed by people driving Coal River Road near Saint Albans, WV.  They found a five year old girl walking alone and crying.  She was located near the intersection with Fairview Drive.  Corporal J. S. Cochran of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched[…]

March 26, 2015: Missing Teen Safely Home

Willene “NeeNee” Miller returned home safely last night. She was reported missing in the early hours of Wednesday morning. A Deputy Sheriff verified she was safely returned, then the lookouts and investigation were cancelled. We are grateful for the efforts of those in our community to spread the word and search for Ms. Miller with[…]

March 25, 2015: Corrected Age for Missing Woman from Rand

March 25, 2015: Missing Woman from Rand

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, March 25, 2015, a 26 year old female was reported missing by her parents.  Willene “Nee Nee” Miller of Rand was last seen the previous afternoon about 1:00 p.m. in Charleston, WV.   Ms. Miller is a black female, age 26.  She is 5’7” tall, 240 pounds, has[…]

March 24, 2015: Canine Bulletproof Vests Obtained Through Donations

On March 7, 2015 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office received bulletproof vests for canine members. The vests were purchased through the Safe Surfing Foundation and presented by Bedford County, VA, Sheriff Michael Brown. Jim Hale from the Nitro Moose Lodge was instrumental in making the purchases possible. Each of the following Moose Lodges donated funds[…]

March 22, 2015: Stabbing in Jefferson Leads to Arrest

On March 22, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. Corporal J. M. Vernon of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a disturbance in Jefferson in the 7200 block of MacCorkle Avenue.  As Corporal Vernon and Deputy Smith neared the door they saw a large amount of blood on the door, frame, and walkway.   Deputies entered[…]

March 21, 2015: Mother of Hanna Jenami Arrested for False Complaint


March 21, 2015: Hanna Jenami Found Alive in Cross Lanes

At approximately 10:30 p.m. On March 20, 2014 Hanna Jenami was found alive and well in the Cross Lanes area. Additional details may be released later today. The Deputy Sheriffs of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office are grateful for the efforts of local journalists for helping spread the word about her disappearance, and to the[…]

March 20, 2015: Photo of Ms. Jenami

March 20, 2015: Cross Lanes Woman Reported Missing

On March 20, 2015 Hanna Alexandria Jenami was reported missing to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office. She was last seen in Cross Lanes in the early morning hours of the same date, but has not appeared at scheduled appointments and has not made contact with immediate family. Ms. Jenami is a 29 year old white[…]

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