July 10, 2014: Correction to Fatality Release

The primary vehicle involved in the crashes today was a white, 2003 Chevrolet Impala, not a Toyota Camry as previously reported. I apologize for the initial error. – Cpl. B. D. Humphreys Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office 301 Virginia St. E. Charleston WV 25301 304-357-0732 / 304-951-7328 Follow us on Twitter: @kanawhasheriff www.kanawhasheriff.us

July 10, 2014: Fatal Crash on I-79

On the afternoon of July 10, 2014 a white Toyota Camry was reportedly driving erratically through the City of Charleston on I-64.  The vehicle struck several cars in city limits.  The vehicle went north on I-79.  Metro 911 received reports indicating the vehicle was traveling in excess of 100 mph, and weaving in and out[...]

July 4, 2014: Robbery in Rand

On July 4, 2014, just before 2:00 a.m., Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Rand for a robbery.  The victim said he was robbed on Furman Avenue between Church and Raven Drives.    The victim said he went to buy cigarettes at the 7-Eleven store, and was robbed of his remaining cash on his[...]

July 3, 2014: Reminder of Drug Court Graduation Today

Just a reminder…there will be a graduation ceremony for the Kanawha County Drug Court Program July 3, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. in the Ceremonial Court Room 4 in the Kanawha County Courthouse.   This will be Kanawha County’s 12th Drug Court Graduation.  Nine will graduate bringing the total number of graduates to sixty-five.  And there have now[...]

Murder Victim Update

We just learned that murder victim Timothy Morris is from the St. Albans area.   Captain Sean Crosier Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Commander Phone: (304) 545-8127    

Arraignment on Murder

Kanawha Bureau of Investigation Detectives will be leaving KCSO HQ’s in a few minutes for Magistrate Court. They have in custody Dustin Wayne Bodkins, age 29 of Cross Lanes and are charging him with Murder in the death of Timothy Morris. Bodkins is also charged with Wanton Endangerment and he pointed a pistol at Lindsey[...]

Cross Lanes Early Morning Shooting

Deputies responded early this morning to a call in Cross Lanes on Orchard Avenue for a report of gunfire.   Deputies learned a homeowner came home and discovered his ex/current girlfriend home as well as an unknown male. Some sort of altercation took place, gunfire erupted and now one person is dead. The suspect barricaded[...]

July 1, 2014: Requesting Public Assistance with Hit and Run

On Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at about 10:30 p.m. a man was struck by a coal truck in the 2300 block of Cabin Creek Road.  Michael Gentry, 53 years old of Cabin Creek, WV, was near the roadway at his residence when he was struck by a passing coal truck.  Mr. Gentry’s left leg was[...]

July 1, 2014: Drug Court Graduation on Thursday

There will be a graduation ceremony for the Kanawha County Drug Court Program July 3, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. in the Ceremonial Court Room 4 in the Kanawha County Courthouse.   This will be Kanawha County’s 12th Drug Court Graduation.  Nine will graduate bringing the total number of graduates to sixty-five.  And there have now been six[...]

June 29, 2014: Shooting in Tornado Early Morning

On June 29, 2014, at about 1:55 a.m. a shooting was reported to Metro 911.  The incident occurred on Fawn Lane in Tornado, WV.  A 16 year old male from Charleston was shot in the lower back.  He was transported to Charleston Area Medical Center’s General Division for treatment.  His injury was described as non-life-threatening.[...]

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