September 20, 2017: Stabbing in Rand on Tuesday 

Yesterday afternoon, September 19, 2017, a shooting was reported in the Rand area of Kanawha County.  Multiple people called 911 reporting a man was driving a car saying he’d been shot in the back.  The victim, a 45 year old man, was located on Clemson Avenue and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. […]

September 19, 2017: Runaway Juvenile Located 

Caleb Lee Haynes was located safely last night in Kanawha County. Sgt

September 19, 2017: Drug Court Announcement 

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September 19, 2017: Runaway Juvenile 

On Monday, September 18, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to meet with parents of Caleb Lee Haynes (16 years old of Saint Albans, WV).  His mother said he had run away approximately 24 hours earlier.  This is the second time in two weeks he’s run away.  After […]

September 16, 2017: Suicide Call Leads to Murder Charge 

Just after 2:00 a.m. this morning a 911 call was placed reporting a suicide in the Big Chimney area.  As Deputies arrived on scene they began an investigation.   Randall Todd Chapman (47 of Big Chimney) called 911 saying his wife, Shirlene Young, had committed suicide with a firearm.   During the investigation detectives determined […]

September 12, 2017: DUI Checkpoint 

Please see the attached PDF about an upcoming checkpoint.   09-16-2017-Checkpoint-PR.pdf

September 12, 2017: Pursuit Leads to Arrest 

In the early morning hours of September 12, 2017 Corporal A. J. Miller was passing through the west side of Charleston and was almost struck by a dark colored Toyota Corolla as it ran a stop sign near Mary C. Snow Elementary School.  He activated his emergency lights and siren and pursued the vehicle through […]

September 10, 2017: Update to Missing Juveniles 

The two juveniles reported missing earlier today have been safely located.  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is grateful for the assistance of the public of local journalists. Sgt

September 10, 2017: Missing Juveniles from Browns Creek Road Area 

During the evening of September 9, 2017, just prior to midnight, Tamara D. Fields (17 year old female) and Caleb L. Haynes (16 year old male) were last seen together at the intersection of Browns Creek Road and Dukefield Drive in the Saint Albans area.  According to the available information, the juveniles appear to have […]

Adjustment to Journalist Inquiries 

I’m still in Vegas avoiding vices and will be back to town next week.  Originally I referred everyone to Sgt. Snuffer for major crime updates.  He may or may not be your best point of contact for that. He didn’t tell me last week when we discussed things, but he’s in a class himself this […]