April 17, 2014: Fatal Crash On MacCorkle Avenue

On April 17, 2014 at approximately 3:00 p.m. a crash was reported to Metro 911 on U. S. Route 60 near the Putnam County line, west of Saint Albans, WV. First responders from the West Side Volunteer Fire Department, Saint Albans City Fire Department, and the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority went to the scene[...]

April 17, 2014: DUI Checkpoint Scheduled

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Governor’s  Highway Safety Program will be conducting a high visibility sobriety checkpoint on Friday, April 18, 2014 from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on WV Rt. 817 near Saint Albans.   The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has a “zero” tolerance when it comes to impaired driving[...]

April 14, 2014: Juvenile Charged with Bomb Threat

On the afternoon of April 9, 2014 a bomb threat was received at Elk Elementary Center on Pennsylvania Avenue in the Elkview community of Kanawha County.  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office’s Bomb Squad responded.  The Bomb Squad quickly searched the facility and found no hazardous devices.   On April 14, 2014 a juvenile petition was[...]

April 14, 2014: Home Invasion in Sissonville

On April 14, 2014 at approximately 4:36 a.m. Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Deputy J. M. Burdette was dispatched to 1244 Wolf Pen Drive in the Sissonville area.  Metro 911 received a call reporting a burglary that had just occurred.  When Deputy Burdette arrived, he met with the homeowner and victim,  58 year old Mrs. Haynes. Mrs. Haynes[...]

April 13, 2014: Stabbing on Wise Acres Drive

On April 13, 2014 shortly before 3:00 a.m. Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Deputy J. M. Martin was dispatched to Wise Acres Drive, off Greenbrier Street near Charleston, WV.  Metro 911 received a call reporting an altercation and possible stabbing.  When Deputy Martin arrived he saw several people standing around a described car.  He detained two[...]

April 12, 2014: Additional Info on Plane Crash

The plane crash near Glasgow, WV is now being investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board.  Their press office phone number is 202-314-6100. NTSB Investigator Dennis Diaz gave a statement and answered questions for local reporters today, April 12, 2014.  He permitted the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office to release the following information: The pilot was Lazarus[...]

April 12, 2014: Press Conference on Plane Crash

The NTSB has scheduled a press conference for today at 4:00 p.m. The conference will take place at the incident command post at Ward Cemetery and Church on Kelly’s Creek Road, north from Glasgow, WV. – Cpl. B. D. Humphreys Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office 301 Virginia St. E. Charleston WV 25301 304-357-0732 / 304-951-7328 Follow[...]

April 12, 2014: Head-On Interstate Crash

On April 12, 2014, at approximately 3:30 a.m. Metro 911 dispatchers received a report of a vehicle traveling east in the west bound lanes of I-64 between Nitro and Cross Lanes, WV. The dispatchers issued BOLOs (Be on the Lookout) in the area. Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to search for the vehicle. While en[...]

Plane Crash in Eastern Kanawha County

On April 11, 2014, at approximately5:00 p.m. Metro 911 received reports of a plane crash across the Kanawha River from Pratt, WV, and above Route 60 between Glasgow and Cedar Grove.  Firefighters with the Glasgow and Cedar Grove Volunteer Fire Departments responded to assist in locating the crash.  Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office assisted[...]

April 10, 2014: STOP Team Arrests Two in Chesapeake

On April 10, 2014 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office STOP team executed a search warrant on the residence of Arthur Ray Elkins, age 49 of 124th street, Chesapeake.  Deputies had been investigating a tip that Arthur Elkins was selling illegal drugs from this residence.   After several weeks of investigation, search warrants were obtained and executed.[...]

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