March 27, 2014: Warrant Sweep Leads to 16 Arrests

Today, March 27, 2014, the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office conducted a warrant sweep.  Warrants related to domestic violence and family court law violations were the primary concern, but the teams arrested anyone located who had an active warrant in our files.    The sixteen people arrested were:   1.       Tiffany Shaffer Patrick Street Charleston, WV [...]

Operation Graduation Prom Alive

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Kanawha County Commission, Kanawha Board of Education, Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority, Metro 911 and Law Enforcement Agencies in Kanawha County are happy to announce the kickoff of the 9th Annual “Operation Graduation Prom Alive” on Friday, March 28, 2014 at 10:00 with a Press Conference[...]

March 26, 2014: Arrest in Drug Investigation in Chelyan

On March 26, 2014 Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies executed a search warrant at Gatewood Court, Chelyan.  The Kanawha County Sheriffs STOP Team had been investigating the distribution of heroin involving a subject from Detroit for several weeks.  Through this investigation the suspect was identified as being Terrell Montaie of Detroit, MI.   Deputies executed the[...]

March 25, 2014: Venue Change for Announcement

This afternoon’s 2:00 p.m. event is being moved.  It was going to be held in our Training Room, but we are switching the location to our other building.  Many of you are familiar with the mock courtroom on the first floor of the “A Building.”  That is the new location for the event.   The[...]

March 24, 2014: Press Conference Scheduled

The Sheriff would like to invite journalists to a press conference on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at our office’s B-Building.  At the event the Sheriff will introduce our new drug drop-box.  This box will afford the public a safe, lawful, and environmentally friendly way of disposing of unused prescription drugs.    Additional[...]

Detroit Heroin Dealers Arrested

  Two Detroit men were arrested last night around 10:00pm after a month long investigation by the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office STOP Team. The Kanawha Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team executed dual search warrants on the suspects’ apartments in the Big Eagle Apartment Complex in Jefferson. STOP Team members seized a large amount of cash from[...]

March 24, 2014: Pedestrian Killed on Frame Road

On March 24, 2014 at approximately 8:00 a.m. a crash was reported to Metro 911.  Callers said a pickup truck struck a pedestrian on Frame Road in the Elkview area.  The crash occurred near the entrance to the Elk Crossings Apartment complex.   The truck was traveling east, toward U.S. Route 119.  The pedestrian had[...]

March 18, 2014: DUI Checkpoint Planned

On March 21, 2014 from 9:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, will be conducting a high visibility sobriety checkpoint.  The checkpoint will be held on WV Route 25 near Institute, WV.   The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has a zero tolerance policy toward[...]

Early Morning Accident on Sissonville Drive

Kanawha County Deputies continue to investigate the cause of an early morning accident today at 0515 am on Sissonville Drive. Deputies believe a semi – tractor and trailer driven by Jeffrey Perry age 46,  of Alma, MI was traveling north on RT. 21 just outside the City Limits of Charleston and slowing to make a[...]

March 17, 2014: Crashes Overnight

From March 16, 2014 at noon until March 17, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Kanawha County’s Metro 911 handled 31 crashes.  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office worked 16 of those crashes.   There were 16 crashes with injuries, seven of which were handled by Sheriff’s Deputies.  Another 15 car crashes occurred with no reportable injuries.  KCSO[...]

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