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[...]

March 13, 2014: Arrest Made in Kidnapping and Rape Case

On March 13, 2014 Michael Dale Salisbury, 29 years old of Charleston, was arrested for kidnapping and 2nd degree sexual assault.  The warrant was obtained earlier in the day following an investigation.  The crime occurred on March 6, 2014.    On Thursday evening a BOLO (be on the lookout) was issued for Mr. Salisbury while[...]

March 13, 2014: Suspicious Package on Court Street

On March 13, 2014 at approximately 11:52 a.m. Metro 911 received a call reporting suspicious activity.  The caller witnessed a male hide a backpack in some bushes along Court Street across from Saint Francis Hospital in Charleston.  The Charleston Police Department responded.  Their officers confirmed the suspicious package location and requested the Kanawha County Sheriff’s[...]

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