October 8, 2016: Phone Scam…Again 

We are experiencing another round of the phone call scam where callers pretend to be Deputy Sheriffs and demand payment of fines.  They threaten those they call with arrest if they don’t obtain gift cards or prepaid credit cards for various amounts. Deputies will never demand payment over the phone.  Law enforcement Deputies will never […]

October 1, 2016: Warrant In Today’s Shooting 

A warrant has been issued for Christopher Dwayne Bennett, 35 years old of Elkview, WV, for malicious assault after a shooting in the Clendenin area of Kanawha County this afternoon. The victim of the shooting, Mr. Bobby Hall of Elkview, went to a location on Kelly Hill Road searching for a friend’s stolen vehicle.  While […]

September 28, 2016: Felony Arrests in Shrewsbury 

On September 28, 2016 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office STOP Team executed a search warrant on Maple Street in Shrewsbury, WV.  An investigation into drug trafficking led them to the residence where several people were found.  At the conclusion of the search warrant Louis C. Anderson (34 years old of Cincinnati, OH) was arrested, charged […]

September 26, 2016: Fatal ATV Crash 

On the evening of September 25, 2016 Sgt. D. J. Waller was dispatched to the Tad area of Campbell’s Creek Road because of an ATV crash nearby.  When he arrived he learned an ATV driven by Nicole L. Pullen (25 years old of East Bank, WV) crashed into a tree ejecting her from the vehicle.  […]

September 24, 2016: Searching for Delerth 

The United States Marshal Service is leading an effort to locate Christopher Ray Delerth, 39 years old of Illinois.  He was last seen on surveillance yesterday wearing blue jeans and a forest-green colored shirt. Mr. Delerth is accused of abducting his 13 year-old step-daughter Katherine Elizabeth, and her two-week old child.  Katherine is described as […]

September 20, 2016: Warrant for Attempted Murder 

On September 19, 2016 Deputy N. L. Brill was dispatched to Dry Branch Road in Campbells Creek.  Metro 911 received calls indicating William Curtis Atwell (42 years old of Campbells Creek) was at a house with a gun.     Mr. Atwell went to the house of his ex-girlfriend.  Her mother’s fiancĂ© confronted him and […]

September 12, 2016: Voices for Recovery Observance 

Join the Voices for Recovery:  Our Families, Our Stories, Our Recovery this week.  The Kanawha County Drug Court, Prestera Mental Health Center, Partnership of African American Churches, & Recovery Point Point Charleston will observe National Recovery Month at Shawnee Park, Dunbar September 14, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. National Recovery Month is a […]

August 26, 2016: Special Parking for Tax Payers 

September 1, 2016 is the deadline for discounted first-half of the year tax collections.  Each year about this time the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office’s Tax Division sees an increase in the volume of tax payers at its counters.  Last year we created new parking options to help tax-payers get in and out of the courthouse […]

August 23, 2016: Felon Wanted Again 

On Sunday, August 21, 2016, at around 10:00 p.m., Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Pine Meadows Apartments on Ferrell Road outside of Saint Albans, WV.  Callers reported a man in a van firing a gun toward the apartment buildings.    During the investigation they identified the man firing the gun […]

August 15, 2016: Fatal ATV Crash on Sunday 

On Sunday, August 14, 2016, at around 1:15 p.m. Deputy S. A. Cowan was dispatched to take a missing person report along Kelly’s Creek, east of Charleston.  While he was driving to the complainant’s residence another 911 call was placed reporting the location of a crashed all-terrain vehicle near Bufflick Bridge on Kelly’s Creek.   […]