June 19, 2015: Warrant Issued Following Pursuit 

On June 19, 2015 at approximately 3:30 p.m. Sergeant J. Thaxton of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office attempted a traffic stop on a green Chevrolet Tahoe.  The Tahoe was traveling south on U.S. 119 toward Charleston passing Newhouse Branch Road.  The vehicle’s inspection sticker was expired.   As Sgt. Thaxton turned to follow the vehicle […]

June 18, 2015: Woman Killed by Train 

On June 18, 2015 just after 4:00 a.m. a woman was killed by a train in Dunbar, WV.   Erica L. Kennedy (31 years old of Charleston, WV) was killed by a Norfolk-Southern train traveling west.  The incident occurred in Dunbar on railroad tracks between 17th and 18th Streets.  The tracks travel parallel to Charles Avenue […]

June 18, 2015: Drug Court Graduation 

Please be reminded there will be a graduation ceremony for the Kanawha County Drug Court program today at 3:00 today on the 4th floor of the Judicial Annex Building, 111 Court Street, Charleston, WV. This ceremony will honor eight graduates, bringing the total for the program to 81. This is Kanawha County Drug Court’s fourteenth graduation. […]

June 16, 2015: DUI Checkpoint this Friday 

On June 19, 2015 from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a high-visibility sobriety checkpoint.  The checkpoint will be located on U.S. Route 60 near Cedar Grove.   The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office holds random checkpoints and participates in targeted patrols throughout the year to stop impaired drivers […]

June 15, 2015: Drug Court Graduation this Thursday 

The Kanawha County Drug Court program will be holding a graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 18, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. The event will be held in Judge Jennifer Bailey’s Courtroom, located on the 4th floor of the Judicial Annex Building, 111 Court Street, Charleston, WV. This ceremony will honor eight graduates, bringing the total for the program […]

June 13, 2015: Arrests in Bank Robbery 

On June 12, 2015 an attempted robbery occurred at the United Bank in Big Chimney, WV.  Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the location.  Detectives soon assumed the investigation. Throughout the evening tips were received from anonymous callers.  Many were checked including one that took them to the 1000 block of […]

June 12, 2015: Photos from Robbery Attempt 

Attached are four images from surveillance footage from United Bank during today’s attempted robbery.  Anyone with information may call 304-357-0169. Sgt

June 12, 2015: Bank Robbery Reported in Big Chimney 

On June 12, 2015 at about 2:15 p.m. a bank robbery alarm was reported at the United Bank in Big Chimney, Kanawha County, WV.  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the scene.    The suspect, a white male, was wearing a Texas Longhorns shirt, WVU ballcap, and was seen leaving the area in […]

June 5, 2015: New Findings in Injured Dog 

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating a mutilated dog since Tuesday evening, June 2, 2015.  This week’s investigation has led detectives to believe the dog was injured as a result of an accident.    One of the dog’s paws was located on railroad tracks by CSX workers yesterday evening, June 4, 2015.  Detectives […]

June 4, 2015: Reward for Information in Animal Cruelty Case 

On June 4, 2015 the Humane Society of the United States announced an offer of $5,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the injuring of a dog in Jefferson, WV, on June 2.  The dog was euthanized later that evening by a veterinarian.    The […]