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 […]

July 25, 2016: Pedestrian Struck by Train 

On July 24, 2016 Metro Communications received word from CSX dispatchers of an emergency.  An engineer operating a west-bound train reported his train struck a pedestrian crossing railroad tracks near Avesta Drive in Jefferson, WV.   Corporal C. M. Morgan of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded with other Deputy Sheriffs.  As they began an […]

July 5, 2016: Fatal Crash in Alum Creek 

On July 4, 2016 at around 1:30 a.m. Deputy Boner of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a car crash at U.S. Route 119 and Alum Creek Road.  Three people were reportedly ejected from the vehicle.   Upon arrival five minutes later the Deputy saw a gold Nissan Maxima in two pieces.  The […]

July 5, 2016: Arrest for Obtaining Under False Pretenses 

On July 1, 2016 Sergeant D. H. Duff of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office stopped a Honda minivan in Sissonville.  The driver, Samantha Peck (28 of Sissonville, WV) was stopped for speeding and other traffic offenses after having been followed by an unmarked Deputy Sheriff’s vehicle from the Elkview area.    Ms. Peck picked up […]

July 1, 2016: Extra Patrols Continuing in Flood Affected Areas 

Throughout the July 4th weekend the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office will continue to conduct additional patrols in the flood affected areas along the Elk River in northern Kanawha County.  Extra patrols of Deputy Sheriffs will assist with traffic concerns, routing supplies for those helping with cleanup efforts, and deterring and arresting looters and vandals.  

July 1, 2016: Arrest in Chesapeake Robbery 

On June 30, 2016, detectives with the Kanawha Bureau of Investigation obtained a warrant for Adam Grose, 34 years old of New Philadelphia, OH, for first degree robbery.  Mr. Grose is charged for the robbery that occurred at Mama Lina’s, a gambling parlor in Chesapeake, WV.    Detectives believe Mr. Grose and Michael E. Searls […]

June 29, 2016: Fatal Crash Overnight 

On June 28, 2016 at around 11:30 p.m. a crash was reported on I-79 near the 11 mile-marker.  Callers reported one person was ejected and a 2003 Chevrolet S-10 pickup was overturned.  The truck was traveling south when the driver apparently lost control, departed the roadway to the left, then rolled the pickup several times.  […]