August 28, 2015: Sobriety Checkpoint Saturday Night 

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, will be conducting a high visibility sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 8:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. on WV Route 817 near Saint Albans, WV.   The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has a zero tolerance policy when it comes to […]

August 24, 2015: Tax Collection Parking 

September 1, 2015 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.  Some new measures are being taken this year to help tax-payers get in and out of the […]

August 23, 2015: Forged Checks Passed Since Burglary 

In late July 2015 a burglary was discovered on Nancy Street in Diamond, WV.  Corporal S. M. Adams of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office began investigating.  Among the items stolen were guns, a watch, laptop, and several checks. Since the burglary some of the stolen checks have been uttered.  Among those was a check passed […]

August 23, 2015: Stolen Pickup From Crossings Mall 

On Saturday, August 22, 2015 at about 4:15 a.m. a pickup truck was stolen from the Speedway store at the Crossings Mall in Elkview, WV.   The owner left his vehicle running as he went into the store.  The truck was parked near the front entrance.  While he was inside a white male wearing a striped shirt, […]

August 21, 2015: Arrest in Wanton Endangerment 

On August 21, 2015 just before 11:00 a.m. Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 12200 block of Coal River Road near Saint Albans, WV, for a 911 call.  Metro 911 was alerted to a gun being fired into a house and car.  No people were struck by the gunfire.   […]

August 18, 2015: Tractor-Trailer Crash on I-64 East 

On August 17, 2015 at 11:30 p.m. a crash was reported to Metro 911.  A tractor-trailer crashed after reportedly hydroplaning on I-64 East near the 50 mile marker between Institute and Cross Lanes, WV.  Deputy J. A. Smith of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to investigate.    The tractor spun 180 degrees, struck […]

August 18, 2015: Early Announcement of Drug-Take Back 

On Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office will be participating with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration in an effort to ensure proper disposal of unused prescription medications.  During the hours above persons can drop off their unused medications at the Quincy, Elkview, Sissonville, Cross Lanes […]

August 13, 2015: DUI Checkpoint Scheduled 

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Governor’s  Highway Safety Program will be conducting a high visibility sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, August 15  from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. on WV Rt. 25 near Institute.    The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has a “zero” tolerance when it comes to impaired driving in Kanawha […]

August 11, 2015: Man Charged Trying to Steal Cruiser 

On August 11, 2015 at about 3:00 a.m. Corporal J. T. Snyder was dispatched by Metro 911 to a breaking and entering to a vehicle complaint.  The caller said someone was trying to steal his vehicle on Brick Lane in Cross Lanes, WV.   Corporal Snyder arrived and spoke to the caller.  He said the […]

August 7, 2015: Saint Albans Police Cruiser Struck 

Around 10:00 p.m. on August 6, 2015 Metro 911 dispatched Deputy K. Daugherty of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office to a crash in the City of Saint Albans involving a city police cruiser.  A Saint Albans Police Officer was in the 1400 block of MacCorkle Avenue in that city assisting a motorist who stopped driving […]