January 12, 2015: Additional Information on Pedestrian Killed

Yesterday morning a hit and run crash was discovered on U.S. Route 60 west of Saint Albans, WV, at an intersection with Austin Drive.  A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle.  The vehicle fled the scene.   Since yesterday’s press release the Kanawha Bureau of Investigation located the striking vehicle, a GMC Yukon. [...]

January 11, 2015: Pedestrian Killed by Vehicle on Rt. 60

On January 11, 2015 at 6:45 a.m. a newspaper delivery person found a body of a female on a gravel lot next to MacCorkle Avenue.  The lot is across from an intersection with Austin Drive west of Saint Albans, WV.  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded and began an investigation.   During the course of[...]

January 9, 2015: Disturbance on Coal Fork Road

On January 9, 2015 at 8:44 a.m. Metro 911 received a call from a resident of the 3500 block of Coal Fork Drive near Campbell’s Creek.  The caller said he picked up a hitchhiker in Rand, WV, and took him where he wanted to go.  The caller said the hitchhiker refused to get out of[...]

January 1, 2015: Few Arrests for DUI

Last night the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office had a full shift of Deputy Sheriffs answering 911 calls and operating as a normal patrol body, then additional Deputies on directed patrols searching for signs of impaired driving. The directed patrols were funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Program. Three drivers were arrested by Deputy Sheriffs for[...]

December 30, 2014: Additional Information About Arrest of Mr. Skidmore

Glenn Skidmore was arrested by the West Virginia State Police in Logan County, WV around 5:00 a.m. on December 30, 2014.  However, Mr. Skidmore’s vehicle was first spotted by a Logan County Deputy Sheriff.  That Deputy followed Mr. Skidmore and waited on back-up before initiating a traffic stop on the vehicle.  State Troopers and a[...]

December 30, 2014: Additional Information on Murder Investigation

On the morning of December 30, 2014 Glenn Skidmore was arrested by the West Virginia State Police in Logan County, WV on a traffic stop.  He was arrested on warrants for murder and malicious wounding obtained in Kanawha County the previous night.   Mr. Skidmore is accused of shooting and killing his sister, Michelle Lee[...]

December 29, 2014: Murder in Mink Shoals

On December 29, 2014 residents on Greenwood Avenue in Mink Shoals called Metro 911 to report a shooting.  A man walked to their door with multiple gunshot wounds, covered in blood.  He said he and his mother had been shot next door.   Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene.  Medics[...]

December 24, 2014: Lucas Arrested for Malicious Wounding

Overnight the suspect in yesterday’s reported stabbing was arrested on a warrant for malicious wounding. Joseph Lucas, Jr. Was arrested at Forker’s Bar on Rocky Fork Road after someone in the bar called in a tip. He was arrested and nonviolent while in custody. He was taken to South Central Regional Jail following the booking[...]

December 23, 2014: Stabbing Reported in Cross Lanes

On December 23, 2014 at 4:37 p.m. Corporal S. G. Richards of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Cold Spot at 710 Cross Lanes Drive, Cross Lanes, WV, for a reported stabbing.  When he arrived he spoke to Michelle Hardwick, the victim.  She said the altercation occurred at a residence elsewhere on[...]

December 23, 2014: Thank You Kanawha County

This year the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the people of Kanawha County for their support throughout 2014.    This month Deputy Sheriffs collected more than 9,000 items of non-perishable food to help restock the food pantry at the Union Mission, lent a hand during their giveaway; and moved 18,000 pounds of[...]

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