September 28, 2015: Press Conference on School Bus Safety 

On Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 3:00 p.m., journalists are invited to a press conference on school bus safety measures being coordinated by the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office and Kanawha County Schools.  The event will be at the Elkview Bus Garage, and is expected to take about ten minutes.  After the announcements are made and […]

September 16, 2015: Copper Seller Identified 

Yesterday four images were distributed showing a white female and a silver car.  The female was attempting to sell copper at an area recycling center.  That female has been identified.    The copper she was attempting to sell did not come from the wire thefts in Chelyan, WV.  There is no need to continue showing […]

September 16, 2015: National Recovery Month Event 

Drug Court Coordinator Angela Bartle has prepared the attached flyer regarding National Recovery Month this September.   On September 22, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. there will be a celebration for National Recovery Month at Shawnee Park in Dunbar, WV.  Ms. Bartle, Judge Bailey, and others invite journalists to cover the event.   […]

September 15, 2015: Copper Thefts in Chelyan, WV 

Over the last two weeks thieves have stolen copper telecommunications cable in the Chelyan, WV area near the RR tracks along James River Road and Rt. 61.  Several spans of telecommunications cable was cut down from the telephone poles which resulted in a service outage for several residential and business customers in that area.     […]

September 9, 2015: Heroin Overdose Antidote Press Conference 

On September 10, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. Chief Deputy Michael Rutherford would like to announce the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office’s latest initiative regarding heroin overdoses.   Selected members of our agency are in training at the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority to carry and use Narcan, a heroin overdose antidote.   In addition to remarks […]

August 28, 2015: Help ID Suspects Pawning Stolen Property 

On August 20, 2015 Deputy K. T. Carte of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched by Metro 911 to a lot in the 6200 block of Sissonville Drive in Sissonville, WV.  Construction equipment was stolen from the site overnight, between 6:00 p.m. on August 19 and 8:00 a.m. on August 20.    On Monday, […]

August 28, 2015: Sobriety Checkpoint Saturday Night 

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, will be conducting a high visibility sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 8:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. on WV Route 817 near Saint Albans, WV.   The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has a zero tolerance policy when it comes to […]

August 24, 2015: Tax Collection Parking 

September 1, 2015 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.  Some new measures are being taken this year to help tax-payers get in and out of the […]

August 23, 2015: Forged Checks Passed Since Burglary 

In late July 2015 a burglary was discovered on Nancy Street in Diamond, WV.  Corporal S. M. Adams of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office began investigating.  Among the items stolen were guns, a watch, laptop, and several checks. Since the burglary some of the stolen checks have been uttered.  Among those was a check passed […]

August 23, 2015: Stolen Pickup From Crossings Mall 

On Saturday, August 22, 2015 at about 4:15 a.m. a pickup truck was stolen from the Speedway store at the Crossings Mall in Elkview, WV.   The owner left his vehicle running as he went into the store.  The truck was parked near the front entrance.  While he was inside a white male wearing a striped shirt, […]