January 9, 2016: Recurring Phone Scam 

Deputy Sheriffs with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office are again receiving reports of a scam.  Suspects are calling people in the area, claiming to be with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office or another law enforcement agency, and demanding money.  They accuse the victims of not showing up for jury duty, court appearances, or some other […]

January 8, 2016: Pursuit Ends in Arrest 

On January 8, 2015, just before 1:00 a.m., Deputy J. L. Miller of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office attempted a traffic stop on a yellow Jeep Wrangler that was weaving and traveling left of the center line on Edens Fork Road in the Sissonville area of Kanawha County.  The vehicle fled onto I-77 South and […]

January 8, 2016: Disturbance in Elkview Overnight 

In the early morning hours of January 8, 2016 Christopher P. Young (47 years old of Elkview, WV) was arrested and charged with wanton endangerment, disorderly conduct, public intoxication, and obstructing an officer by the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.  Deputy K. T. Carte and others were dispatched to the 4000 block of Indian Creek Road […]

January 7, 2016: K9 Vests Distributed Tomorrow 

Tomorrow, January 8, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. a ceremony will be held in which police canines will be given ballistic vests by a local attorney.  Mr. Scott Segal recently purchased vests for dogs throughout West Virginia.  He and many of the handlers will be present with the dogs.   The event will be held in […]

January 7, 2016: Missing Teen Safely Located 

Katelynn White was safely located overnight.  We are grateful for the assistance of those who spread word of her disappearance. Sgt

January 6, 2016: Missing 18 Year Old 

Today an 18 year old student of Riverside High School went missing.  Katelynn Paige White was last seen at the school today.  She has been missing since around 8:00 a.m.   She is described as being 5’1" tall, weighing about 100 pounds.  She is a white female with brown hair and hazel eyes.  There are […]

January 6, 2015: Strong-Arm Robbery in Elkview on Monday 

Shortly after 2:00 p.m. on January 4, 2015 a robbery was reported on the parking lot of the Go-Mart in Elkview on Frame Road.  A forty-five year old woman dialed 911 to report the incident in which a man fought her and stole her purse after she walked out of the store and was making […]

December 31, 2015: STOP Team Arrests Dealer 

On December 30, 2015 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office STOP (Sheriff’s Tactical Operations Patrol) Team arrested Paul Edward Glover, III (26 years old of Charleston, WV) for distribution of crack cocaine.  He was arrested outside a store in the 1500 block of Washington Street East in Charleston following a drug transaction witnessed by the investigators.  […]

December 30, 2015: Impaired Driving Arrests 

On December 29, 2015 at around 9:20 p.m. Sergeant J. H. Thaxton of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office passed a stolen vehicle on Sissonville Drive near Teresa Lane in Sissonville, WV.  He turned to follow the vehicle and stopped it in the 7700 block of Sissonville Drive.    The driver, Randall Wilson Asbury (57 years […]

December 29, 2015: Arrest of Felon with Gun 

On the evening of December 28, 2015 Corporal T. A. Fouch of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched by Metro 911 to Smiley’s Motel in Jefferson, WV.  The management reported a female trespasser in a second story room.  When Corporal Fouch arrived with his partner, Corporal J. W. Eary, they went to the room […]