Plane Crash in Eastern Kanawha County

On April 11, 2014, at approximately5:00 p.m. Metro 911 received reports of a plane crash across the Kanawha River from Pratt, WV, and above Route 60 between Glasgow and Cedar Grove.  Firefighters with the Glasgow and Cedar Grove Volunteer Fire Departments responded to assist in locating the crash.  Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office assisted[...]

April 10, 2014: STOP Team Arrests Two in Chesapeake

On April 10, 2014 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office STOP team executed a search warrant on the residence of Arthur Ray Elkins, age 49 of 124th street, Chesapeake.  Deputies had been investigating a tip that Arthur Elkins was selling illegal drugs from this residence.   After several weeks of investigation, search warrants were obtained and executed.[...]

April 7, 2014: Child Shot in Cross Lanes

On April 7, 2014 Deputies from the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office were called to Thomas Memorial Hospital Emergency Room for a 4 year old child that had been shot in the arm.  The injury was non-life threatening.   The investigation at the hospital revealed that the shooting occurred at the child’s residence on Dalewood Dr.[...]

April 6, 2014: Man Killed in Clendenin Shooting

On April 6, 2014, during the early afternoon Metro 911 received information reporting a man being chased with an axe. The address for the calls was on Robinson Road near Clendenin, WV. After the initial reports another call was place to Metro 911. The man who had been chased shot the man who was chasing[...]

April 4, 2014: Fugitive Arrested by CUFFED Task Force

On the evening of April 3, 2014 Deputy Sheriffs assigned to the Warrants Division of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office received word that a fugitive was willing to turn in himself to authorities.  The Deputy Sheriffs and Deputy U.S. Marshals had been searching for Eden Holt Wolfe of Kanawha County.  Mr. Wolfe was wanted on[...]

April 3, 2014: Update to Big Tyler Crash

The driver killed in yesterday evening’s crash on Big Tyler Road was Travis Wade Camp, 30 years old of Nitro and Charleston. The driver of the Honda Accord involved was Paula Holmes, 41 of Cross Lanes. The investigation into the crash is continuing. Reconstruction experts with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office will continue to gather[...]

April 3, 2014: Felon with Gun Arrested after Search

On April 3, 2014 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office STOP Team executed a search warrant at the residence of Chris Carey located on Church Drive in Rand. The STOP team had been investigating Mr. Carey (26 years old of Rand) for several weeks based on a tip they had received in regards to him spellings[...]

April 3, 2014: Drug Take Back Box Heavily Used

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April 2, 2014: Fatal Crash on Big Tyler Road

On April 2, 2014, shortly after 7:00 p.m. a green Chevrolet Camaro was traveling along Big Tyler Road in Cross Lanes toward Dunbar.  Near Point Harmony Elementary School (in the 5200 block of Big Tyler Road) the Camaro entered the turn lane and began passing vehicles, then weaving through traffic.  Other motorists swerved off the roadway to[...]

March 30, 2014: Shooting Overnight near Dunbar

On March 29, 2014 at approximately 11:11 p.m., a car crash was reported near Tyler Middle School on Washington Street West, just outside of Dunbar, WV.  An F-150 had struck a utility pole.  As additional information was received at Metro 911 it was learned a passenger also had a gunshot wound to his abdomen.   [...]

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