January 28, 2015: Drug Court Graduation Tomorrow

The Kanawha County Drug Court program will be holding a graduation ceremony on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. The event will be held again in Courtroom 4 on the second floor of the Old Kanawha County Courthouse. This ceremony will honor nine graduates, bringing the total for the program to 73. This is[...]

January 27, 2015: Phone Scam Resuming

On January 27, 2015 an incident was reported to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office regarding a telephone scam.  The call came to the Oaks Tree Inn in Comfort, WV.  A male caller said he was with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office and was raising money for underprivileged children, and that he needed a place to[...]

January 25, 2015: Suicidal Person Surrenders in Mammoth

On Saturday night, January 24, 2015, just after 10:00 p.m. Corporals B. Adams and J. Lester of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to an address on Do-Si-Do Lane in Mammoth, (Kelly’s Creek area) Kanawha County WV.  Neighbors called 911 after seeing a fellow resident outside.  They heard a gunshot and had not seen[...]

January 26, 2015: Man Strikes Deputy’s Vehicle at Disturbance

On January 24, 2015 at 7:50 p.m. Deputy M. Sims of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the 3000 block of Falcon Drive north of Charleston, WV.  A disturbance was reported to Metro 911 involving several family members at that location.    During the disturbance Brian Edward Spencer (34 years old of Falcon[...]

January 23, 2015: Second Update to Rand Shooting Investigation

The male victim of today’s shooting on Starling Drive in Rand is Christopher “Snacks” Carey, 27 years old of Rand, WV. He died at the scene. His body was taken by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of West Virginia for an autopsy. The female victim of the shooting, who was found in the[...]

January 23, 2015: Update to Investigation in Rand

As of 11:00 a.m. the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is not releasing additional details regarding the shooting and crash on Starling Drive in Rand, WV. Investigators are still processing the crime scenes and other Deputy Sheriffs are searching various locations for witnesses and possible persons of interest. Some media outlets have labeled this incident and[...]

January 23, 2015: Man Killed During Shooting in Rand

On January 23, 2015 at approximately 5:15 a.m. a series of 911 calls were placed to Metro 911 reporting shots fired and a car crash on Starling Drive in Rand, WV (an unincorporated community east of Charleston, WV). Deputy Sheriffs with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area and discovered a car crashed[...]

January 20, 2015: Shooting in Amandaville

On January 20, 2015 at 12:21 a.m. a 911 call was placed requesting law enforcement and medics come to the 500 block of Gallatin Street, in Amandaville near Saint Albans, WV.  Callers reported a shooting at that location.  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office and Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority responded.   Shaun Tolbert (36 years[...]

January 19, 2015: Arrest in Stabbing

Stephen Dwayne Snead has been arrested for malicious wounding. He is accused of stabbing an ex-brother-in-law in Cross Lanes yesterday evening. The warrant was issued last night. Conditions of bond and location of arrest will be available tomorrow. Additional details regarding the incident may be read in the previous press releases on www.kanawhasheriff.us. As is[...]

January 19, 2015: DOH Truck Stolen

On the morning of January 19, 2015 Metro 911 received a call from the West Virginia Division of Highways facility in the 2200 block of Pennsylvania Avenue north of Charleston. They called to report a truck stolen overnight. Deputy Wiseman of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded. The investigation is continuing, but Deputy Wiseman has[...]

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