June 25, 2016: Three More Deaths Yesterday Evening 

In Kanawha County, WV, three more deaths were reported overnight related to the flooding in the Elkview area.   The body of a man was found in a home in the Clendenin area.  The caller speculated the man may have been electrocuted, and though that speculation was broadcast on radio frequencies it was not confirmed […]

June 24, 2016: Information on Flood Related Deaths 

This morning at a press conference three deaths were mentioned as having occurred during the flooding and related to the flooding.  Below is more information on those deaths. On June 23, 2016 at 4:28 p.m. a 911 call was received from a woman trapped in her SUV in water along Wills Creek near Clendenin, WV. […]

June 22, 2016: Robbery in Nitro 

Today at 2:30 p.m. two white males entered the Electric Beach salon at Nitro Marketplace.  One brandishing a handgun as the two robbed the store.  They left in a black, newer model Ford Edge.   Anyone with information on the identity of the suspects or the incident itself is urged to contact the Nitro Police […]

June 22, 2016: DUI Checkpoint Set for June 24 

The attached document is announcing a DUI checkpoint on June 24, 2016.  Please contact Sergeant J. Thaxton with any questions.  He kindly includes his direct contact information in the release he compiles for these events.   I can also assist, but he is the subject matter expert and organizer of our traffic safety checkpoints, and […]

June 16, 2016: Arrest on Drug Charge 

On June 15, 2016 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office’s STOP Team served a search warrant at an apartment on Greywood Drive in Cross Lanes.  The search warrant was part of a larger investigation into drug trafficking and resulted in the arrest of Darrell Spicer, 59 years old of Cross Lanes.   Mr. Spicer was charged […]

June 15, 2016: Drug Court Graduation Tomorrow 

A graduation ceremony for the Kanawha County Drug Court program is scheduled for Thursday, June 16, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. in Ceremonial Courtroom 4, in the old Kanawha County Courthouse, 407 Virginia Street East, Charleston, WV. This ceremony will honor five graduates, bringing the total for the program to 98. This is Kanawha County Drug […]

June 10, 2016: Missing Person Located 

Destini Watkins was found safe and sound this evening.  Thank you for helping spread the word. Sgt

June 10, 2016: Missing Person 

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a missing person who was last seen after refusing medical treatment from Thomas Memorial Hospital.  She had gone there seeking treatment for substance abuse.    Destini Ann Watkins, 36 years old of Cross Lanes, is 5’4" 160 pounds.  She has brown eyes, dark brown hair and the following […]

June 9, 2016: Drug Court Graduation Next Week 

A graduation ceremony for the Kanawha County Drug Court program is scheduled for Thursday, June 16, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. in Ceremonial Courtroom 4, in the old Kanawha County Courthouse, 407 Virginia Street East, Charleston, WV. This ceremony will honor five graduates, bringing the total for the program to 98. This is Kanawha County Drug […]

June 8, 2016: Burglar Arrested in Hansford 

Yesterday, June 7, 2016, just before 3:00 p.m. a 911 call was made reporting a burglary in progress on Kanawha Street in Hansford, Kanawha County, WV.  Attached is an audio file of the redacted 911 call (names of the caller, her children, and their exact address were removed by staff at Metro 911).   The […]