August 21, 2015: Arrest in Wanton Endangerment 

On August 21, 2015 just before 11:00 a.m. Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 12200 block of Coal River Road near Saint Albans, WV, for a 911 call.  Metro 911 was alerted to a gun being fired into a house and car.  No people were struck by the gunfire.   […]

August 18, 2015: Tractor-Trailer Crash on I-64 East 

On August 17, 2015 at 11:30 p.m. a crash was reported to Metro 911.  A tractor-trailer crashed after reportedly hydroplaning on I-64 East near the 50 mile marker between Institute and Cross Lanes, WV.  Deputy J. A. Smith of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to investigate.    The tractor spun 180 degrees, struck […]

August 18, 2015: Early Announcement of Drug-Take Back 

On Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office will be participating with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration in an effort to ensure proper disposal of unused prescription medications.  During the hours above persons can drop off their unused medications at the Quincy, Elkview, Sissonville, Cross Lanes […]

August 13, 2015: DUI Checkpoint Scheduled 

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 15  from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. on WV Rt. 25 near Institute.    The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has a “zero” tolerance when it comes to impaired driving in Kanawha […]

August 11, 2015: Man Charged Trying to Steal Cruiser 

On August 11, 2015 at about 3:00 a.m. Corporal J. T. Snyder was dispatched by Metro 911 to a breaking and entering to a vehicle complaint.  The caller said someone was trying to steal his vehicle on Brick Lane in Cross Lanes, WV.   Corporal Snyder arrived and spoke to the caller.  He said the […]

August 7, 2015: Saint Albans Police Cruiser Struck 

Around 10:00 p.m. on August 6, 2015 Metro 911 dispatched Deputy K. Daugherty of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office to a crash in the City of Saint Albans involving a city police cruiser.  A Saint Albans Police Officer was in the 1400 block of MacCorkle Avenue in that city assisting a motorist who stopped driving […]

August 5, 2015: Fight in Rand Leads to Two Hospitalized 

This evening around 5:00 p.m. a series of 911 calls were placed to Metro 911.  Callers reported a shooting and stabbing on Raven Drive in Rand.  Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded, as did medical first responders from the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority.   The person shot was Tiwan Bailey, 38 years […]

August 4, 2015: Shooting in Cross Lanes Apartment 

Just after 7:00 a.m. a shooting was reported to Metro 911.  The incident occurred in an apartment in Perkins Parke Apartments, on Drexel Place, Cross Lanes, WV.   An adult woman was shot in the abdomen.  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded with the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority.  An ambulance transported her to an […]

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 […]