September 12, 2017: DUI Checkpoint 

Please see the attached PDF about an upcoming checkpoint.   09-16-2017-Checkpoint-PR.pdf

September 12, 2017: Pursuit Leads to Arrest 

In the early morning hours of September 12, 2017 Corporal A. J. Miller was passing through the west side of Charleston and was almost struck by a dark colored Toyota Corolla as it ran a stop sign near Mary C. Snow Elementary School.  He activated his emergency lights and siren and pursued the vehicle through […]

September 10, 2017: Update to Missing Juveniles 

The two juveniles reported missing earlier today have been safely located.  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is grateful for the assistance of the public of local journalists. Sgt

September 10, 2017: Missing Juveniles from Browns Creek Road Area 

During the evening of September 9, 2017, just prior to midnight, Tamara D. Fields (17 year old female) and Caleb L. Haynes (16 year old male) were last seen together at the intersection of Browns Creek Road and Dukefield Drive in the Saint Albans area.  According to the available information, the juveniles appear to have […]

Adjustment to Journalist Inquiries 

I’m still in Vegas avoiding vices and will be back to town next week.  Originally I referred everyone to Sgt. Snuffer for major crime updates.  He may or may not be your best point of contact for that. He didn’t tell me last week when we discussed things, but he’s in a class himself this […]

August 27, 2017: Tax Discount Deadline on September 1 

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind everyone that Friday, September 1, 2017 is the last day to pay your first-half taxes and receive your discount. Limited free parking is available on Virginia St. in front of the Courthouse between the hours of 9:00am and 3:00pm beginning Wednesday, August 30th through Friday, September 1st. […]

August 23, 2017: Shooting Leaves One Dead 

On August 23, 2017 at approximately 1:15 p.m. a shooting was reported to Metro 911 on Laurel Fork Road near Clendenin, WV.  Initial calls reported two people shot by a neighbor.  Another 911 call was placed from the shooter, Randall Douglas Woods (62 years old of Clendenin, WV), who said he would wait unarmed for […]

August 22, 2017: DUI Checkpoint Scheduled 

Please see the attached press release from our Highway Safety Coordinator regarding a DUI Checkpoint scheduled for tomorrow night.   Respectfully,   Press-Release-Aug-23-2017.pdf

August 8, 2017: School Safety Press Conference Set 

On Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. we will conduct a press conference on school safety measures at Dunbar Intermediate Center.  That school is located at 1300 Myers Avenue, Dunbar, WV.   The Kanawha County Board of Education, Dunbar Intermediate Center, the Kanawha County Commission, Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority, Dunbar Police Department, and […]

August 7, 2017: Deceased Person Identified 

On August 5, 2017 a body was found in the Kanawha River near Riverwalk Plaza in South Charleston, WV.  The Kanawha Bureau of Investigation was asked to assist with the investigation.  Today an autopsy occurred and the man’s identity was confirmed to be Howard Stiltner, 43 years old of Prennar, WV.    Mr. Stiltner’s hands […]