August 26, 2016: Special Parking for Tax Payers 

September 1, 2016 is the deadline for discounted first-half of the year tax collections.  Each year about this time the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office’s Tax Division sees an increase in the volume of tax payers at its counters.  Last year we created new parking options to help tax-payers get in and out of the courthouse […]

August 23, 2016: Felon Wanted Again 

On Sunday, August 21, 2016, at around 10:00 p.m., Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Pine Meadows Apartments on Ferrell Road outside of Saint Albans, WV.  Callers reported a man in a van firing a gun toward the apartment buildings.    During the investigation they identified the man firing the gun […]

August 15, 2016: Fatal ATV Crash on Sunday 

On Sunday, August 14, 2016, at around 1:15 p.m. Deputy S. A. Cowan was dispatched to take a missing person report along Kelly’s Creek, east of Charleston.  While he was driving to the complainant’s residence another 911 call was placed reporting the location of a crashed all-terrain vehicle near Bufflick Bridge on Kelly’s Creek.   […]

August 11, 2016: Arrest in Yesterday’s Bomb Threat 

On August 11, 2016 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest of a juvenile for two counts of making terroristic threats related to a bomb threat yesterday at Sissonville High School. That juvenile is now at the James H. “Tiger” Morton Juvenile Center. The juvenile used an app on his cell phone to make […]

August 8, 2016: Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled 

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Governor’s Highway Safety Program will e conducting a high-visibility sobriety checkpoint on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m. on WV Route 61 near Marmet, WV.   The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office seeks to prevent or stop impaired driving in Kanawha County and […]

August 5, 2016: Warrant Issued in Sissonville Stabbing 

On July 31, 2016 just before 2:00 a.m. Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Kanawha Two Mile Road in Sissonville, WV for a reported stabbing.  Andrew Edens was stabbed multiple times in an altercation there.  He was taken to Charleston Area Medical Center’s General Division by an ambulance with the Kanawha […]

August 2, 2016: Press Conference Friday in Elkview 

On Friday, August 5, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. there will be a press conference at Elkview Middle School in the auditorium.  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, Kanawha County Commission, and Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority will be hosted by Kanawha County Schools to announce Operation GPA 2016/17.    The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has several […]

August 1, 2016: Weekend Stabbing in Sissonville 

On July 31, 2016 after midnight a man was stabbed on Kanawha Two-Mile Road in Sissonville.  Andrew Edens, 26 of Charleston, was stabbed when he stopped riding his motorcycle to check on a vehicle in the middle of the road.  An altercation took place and Mr. Edens was stabbed multiple times.   Mr. Edens is […]

July 30, 2016: Missing Kids Safely Found 

The two children reported missing this week have been safely found.  Hunter and Ryder Smith were located in Jackson County, WV.  Their mother, Jennifer Renee Smith (33 years old of Charleston, WV), was with them.  She has been arrested and charged with violation of a court order. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and Child Protective […]

July 27, 2016: Missing Juveniles 

On July 26, 2016 at 11:00 p.m. Deputy J. L. Miller of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a reported missing juvenile.  During the course of his investigation it was learned thirteen year old Hunter Ross Smith (5’0", 100 pounds, white male, brown hair, brown eyes) and seven year old Ryder Lee Smith […]