November 30, 2015: Felony Fleeing Charge in Nitro PD Shooting Investigation 

On November 30, 2015 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office arrested Mickey Cecil Davis (28 years old of South Charleston, WV) for fleeing with reckless indifference, a felony.  The local office of the WV Adult Probation has also sought and obtained a capias from Judge King for Mr. Davis.  He is on probation following a conviction […]

November 29, 2015: Investigation Continues in Yesterday’s Burglary 

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the shooting death of a burglary suspect near Belle, WV yesterday morning.  Teams completed processing the scene early yesterday afternoon.  Detectives are still conducting interviews and combing through the evidence collected. The burglary was not a random incident.  The homeowner and burglary suspect had known one […]

November 28, 2015: Homeowner Shoots Burglar in Belle 

On November 28, 2015 at around 4:25 a.m. Metro 911 received a call from a homeowner who said he shot a burglar.  The incident happened in the 2000 block of East Dupont Avenue, near Witcher Creek and Belle, WV.   Corporal J. Lester of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office’s East City Patrol and an officer […]

November 25, 2015: Update to Morning Shooting 

The Kanawha Bureau of Investigation continues to investigate the shooting in Nitro this morning.  Evidence was collected and statements taken.  The Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has monitored the investigation, and is staying apprised of the status.   The officer involved is currently on administrative leave in accordance with the policies and procedures of Nitro Police Department.  […]

November 25, 2015: Officer Involved Shooting in Nitro, WV 

On November 25, 2015 at 1:01 a.m. an officer with the Nitro Police Department attempted a traffic stop on a Pontiac sedan with one headlight operating.  The vehicle did not stop for the officer and a short pursuit occurred.  The pursuit ended when the car stopped at town houses on Easter Road near 31st Street […]

November 24, 2015: Arrests in Big Bottom Hollow Arson 

On November 24, 2015 John Bird, an investigator with the West Virginia Division of Forestry obtained warrants for Ricky Dale Igo (53 years old of Charleston) and his son Daniel Wayne Igo (26 years old of Charleston) for arson.  Both were arraigned in Kanawha County Magistrate Court, then taken to South Central Regional Jail in […]

November 19, 2015: Fatal Crash on Kanawha State Forest Drive 

On November 19, 2015 at 1:11 a.m. a crash was reported on Kanawha State Forest Drive near Smith Road.  A white SUV had crashed and the driver was ejected from the vehicle.   Corporal J. S. Cochran responded.  During the course of the investigation he learned the driver of the SUV, a 2000 Chevrolet Trail […]

November 19, 2015: Fatal Crash on I-77 

On November 18, 2015 at 8:45 p.m. a crash was reported at mile marker 111 on I-77 in the Sissonville area of Kanawha County.  A tractor-trailer hauling fruit traveling north exited the roadway to the left, crossed the grassy median, then entered the south-bound lanes striking a 2014 Toyota Corolla.    The car was struck […]

November 18, 2015: Stolen ATV from South Charleston Area 

On Sunday November 1, 2015 Corporal J. S. Cochran of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3900 block of Greenview Road, near South Charleston to a larceny complaint.  The victim reported the recent theft of one of his ATVs. He described the stolen ATV as a 2008 lime green Arctic Cat. The next night someone […]

November 18, 2015: Conspiracy to Commit Murder in Sissonville, WV 

On Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Metro 911 received a call from Roger Skeens of Grapevine Road in Sissonville, WV.  Mr. Skeens said when he arrived home he found a man in his house.  The man was wearing a ski mask and had a shotgun.  The two fought and Mr. Skeens had taken away the shotgun […]