July 30, 2015: Runaway Juvenile Found Safely 

The runaway juvenile reported missing yesterday, 14 year old Ellen Marie Rhodes, was found just before 8:00 p.m. last night.   We are grateful for the concern and assistance of the public and journalists who helped spread the word about her disappearance.  We are also thankful for her safe return. Sgt. B. D. Humphreys

July 29, 2015: Runaway Juvenile from Cooper’s Creek Area 

Ellen Marie Rhodes, 14 years old of the Cooper’s Creek area near Elkview, has been missing since around 1:30 a.m. this morning, July 29, 2015.  She ran away from home.  Her family believes she is a danger to herself based on past behavior.  She has many contacts in the Elkview area. Ms. Rhodes is a […]

July 29, 2015: Update to Missing Person Case 

On July 29, 2015 just before 9:00 a.m. family members of missing person Andrew Osborne located his vehicle parked behind a residence on Smith Creek Road in Kanawha County.  The vehicle, a 1993 Volvo station wagon, had new decals added to the rear hatch, but the proper license plate was affixed. The family members called […]

July 28, 2015: Missing Person from Loudendale Area 

On July 27, 2015 a man was reported missing to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.  Andrew H. Osborne (59 years old of Loudendale) was reported missing by his brother on Monday.  He has been missing since Saturday evening, July 25, 2015.   Mr. Osborne has no known serious health problems, and efforts by family to […]

July 23, 2015: Arrest of Missing Juvenile’s Mother 

On July 23, 2015 Angela Fields (48 years old of Cross Lanes, WV) was arrested by the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office for obstructing an officer, a misdemeanor.  The charge was the result of an investigation that began on July 20, 2015.  Ms. Fields daughter, a fourteen year old girl named Autumn, was reported missing on […]

July 22, 2015: DUI Checkpoint Scheduled Friday 

Please see the attached PDF regarding a DUI Checkpoint scheduled for this Friday, July 24, 2015. DUI-Checkpoint-Press-Release-July-2015.pdf

July 22, 2015: New Location for One Detachment 

This month the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office relocated a detachment from Chelyan to Quincy.  The new location is in the Quincy Mall between two businesses:  Gino’s and Mimi’s. This detachment is the closest location to pay property taxes and conduct business with the Sheriff’s Office for those living along the upper Kanawha River Valley, east […]

July 22, 2015: Missing Juvenile from Cross Lanes 

On July 20, 2015 a fourteen year old juvenile was reported missing to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.  Autumn Jarrell has been missing since July 19, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.  While there were initially some suggestions of safe places she may have gone, those places have since been checked and people interviewed with no result. […]

July 22, 2015: Robbery at Elkview Bar 

On the evening of Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Deputy H. L. Summers was dispatched to the Outer Limits Bar and Grill on Pennsylvania Avenue in Elkview, WV.  Metro 911 received reports of a robbery at that location. When Deputy Summers arrived he met with the bar’s owner and bartender.  They said a middle-aged white male […]

July 15, 2015: Arrest For Child Pornography Possession 

At around 3:00 a.m. Patrolman Blackledge of the Charleston Police Department spotted a parked car in the 7200 block of MacCorkle Avenue.  He could see someone was in the driver’s seat, and Windows were fogged.  Patrolman Blackledge approached to check on the driver. During a conversation with the driver, Robert Wayne Pettit, Jr. (37 years […]