September 24, 2014: Request for Public Assistance

Dunbar Police and the Kanawha Bureau of Investigation continue to investigate the case of a deceased body located in an abandoned building near 19th Street and Myers Avenue in Dunbar on the night of September 19, 2014.  An autopsy was performed at the West Virginia Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, however, due to the[...]

September 21, 2014: Multiple Cars Strike Highway Debris

At approximately 8:00 p.m. on September 20, 2014, Corporal J. L. Lester and others from the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded to a series of crashes on I-77 between the 96 and 97 mile markers. Cinder blocks were in the north and south bound traffic lanes obstructing the road. Approximately ten vehicles were involved in[...]

September 18, 2014: Mugshots from Recent Arrests

September 17, 2014: Charges Filed Against Sissonville Dump Truck Thieves

On September 16, 2014 criminal complaints were filed in Kanawha County Magistrate Court charging two men with several felonies related to the theft of a dump truck in the Sissonville area of Kanawha County on September 14, 2014.   Justin M. Baldwin (22 years old of Sissonville, WV) and Dillon Young (21 years old of[...]

September 15, 2014: Surveillance Photo of 7-Eleven Theft Suspects

Attached is a picture of the suspects entering the 7-Eleven store in Sissonville last night.  They stole several items from the store and fled in the dump truck seen in the photo.  That truck was later burned on Allen’s Fork Road.   Additional surveillance footage may be released at a later time.    –  [...]

September 15, 2014: Early Morning Crimes in Sissonville

In the early morning hours of September 15, 2014, a dump truck was stolen from Jimmy Dunn Excavating in the 7400 block of Sissonville Drive.   At 3:38 a.m. a robbery was reported to Metro 911.  The incident occurred at the 7-Eleven store at 6819 Sissonville Drive, Sissonville, WV.  The clerk told the operator two[...]

September 3, 2014: Fatal Crash on I-79

On September 3, 2014 just before 9:00 a.m. a single-vehicle rollover crash was reported to Metro 911.  The crash occurred on I-79 South just before the Big Chimney exit near mile marker 7.  The vehicle was reportedly heavily damaged.   The female driver was ejected and pronounced dead on the scene.  The driver was not[...]

September 2, 2014: Additional Information on Ericka Brown Disappearance and Murder Investigation

Attached is a PDF file with information on the disappearance and murder of Ericka Brown.  This document was released earlier today at the press conference regarding that investigation.  I am sending this file for the benefit of those who were unable to make it to the press conference today at 2:30 p.m.     –  [...]

September 2, 2014: Names from I-77 Crash Released

On September 2, 2014 there was a vehicle rollover crash on I-77 South during the early morning hours.  This matter was publicized in detail this morning in a separate press release.  The names of the involved parties may now be released.   One passenger died as a result of the crash.  His name is Jonathan[...]

September 2, 2014: Press Conference on Murder of Ericka Brown

The United States Attorney’s Office and Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a press conference at 2:30 on the first floor of the W. Kent Carper Building at 301 Virginia Street East, Charleston, WV.    The subject of the press conference will be the disappearance and murder of Ericka Brown.  Heads of several law[...]

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