December 15, 2016: Stolen Vehicle Arrest in Campbells Creek 

This morning around 8:00 a.m. Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office received word a stolen vehicle was near Keystone Drive, near Charleston, WV.  They went to the area and spotted the car, a tan Honda CRV.  The car was parked along a roadway with a male in the driver’s seat.  The driver was later […]

December 14, 2016: Warrant Issued in Murder 

Detectives with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office have obtained a warrant charging Dajuan Jackson (24 years old of Detroit, MI) with murder.  This charge is part of the investigation into Monday’s murder at Drexel Place in Cross Lanes, WV.    Mr. Jackson is approximately 5’6” tall, weighs 148 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes.  […]

December 13, 2016: Victim Identified in Cross Lanes Murder 

The victim of yesterday morning’s murder at Drexel Place has been positively identified.  His name is Christopher Moses Butler, 26 years old of Detroit, MI.    The investigation is continuing.  Detectives have leads and are working with other agencies on the case.  Anyone with information is asked to call our office at 304-357-0169, submit a […]

December 12, 2016: Murder in Cross Lanes 

This morning shortly after midnight there was a fatal shooting in building 7 at Drexel Place in Cross Lanes, WV.  The victim was shot by another person known to him.  He died at the scene.   The suspect fled immediately.  Deputy Sheriffs with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded to search the area and begin […]

December 9, 2016: Help ID Suspect with Stolen Vehicle and Credit Cards 

On December 7, 2016 Deputy K. T. Carte of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the theft of a vehicle in the Saint Albans area.  A 2006, silver Ford Mustang was stolen.  The license plate for the vehicle is West Virginia 9YB917.    Inside the vehicle was a wallet with several credit cards which […]

December 8, 2016: DUI Checkpoint 

Please see the attached press release from our Highway Safety director, Lieutenant J. Thaxton.   Checkpoint-Dec-2016.pdf

December 6, 2016: Deputy of the Year 2016 

Tomorrow, December 7, 2016, and 11:00 a.m. there will be a ceremony awarding our Deputy of the Year.  This year’s event will be held in the first floor courtroom of our Headquarters in the W. Kent Carper Justice and Public Safety building.   Please join us as we review and thank the nominees and announce […]

November 22, 2016: Drive-By Shooting Near Saint Albans 

Last night, November 21, 2016, shortly after 7:00 p.m., a drive-by shooting was reported to Metro 911.  Callers on Kentucky Avenue near Saint Albans said people in a white Chevrolet Impala fired a gun toward a house in the 300 block.  An adult male, female, and a child were inside the house.  When Deputy Sheriffs […]

November 16, 2016: Drug Court Graduation Tomorrow 

Tomorrow, November 17, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. the Kanawha County Drug Court will hold another graduation.  During the ceremony the 100th graduate will complete the program, as will the first Veteran’s Track graduate.  The event will be held in Courtroom 4 at the Old County Courthouse at 409 Virginia Street East, Charleston WV.   Please […]

November 15, 2016: Man Still Missing Since February 

Marshall "Andy" Priestley, II, has been missing from the Cross Lanes area since February 2016.  Detectives with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office are investigating numerous leads and have narrowed the focus of the investigation, but are still seeking additional information.  If you have information on his disappearance, please call 304-357-0169, submit a tip to, […]