February 9, 2016: Texting Scam 

Yesterday and today the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has received notice of a texting scam affecting people in Kanawha County.  Victims report receiving a text from a number that appears to be from their cell phone service provider.  It says there’s a security issue with that person’s account or address, and instructs someone to click […]

February 1, 2016: Burglary in Cross Lanes 

In the early morning hours of February 1, 2016, Deputy J. Yost of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to an address on Villa Pike in Cross Lanes, WV.  Metro 911 received notice of a burglary alarm at a house.  The residents were not at home.   Deputy Yost arrived and saw the garage […]

January 29, 2016: Update to Shooting in Davis Creek 

On January 28, 2016 Kanawha County Deputy Sheriffs investigated a shooting on Matchlock Road in Davis Creek.  A man was shot by his wife during an argument.  There is disagreement about how the fight unfolded.  After the man was shot by his wife, the wife then attacked another female in the residence.    Afterward, the […]

January 28, 2016: Shooting in Davis Creek 

Today at 11:42 a.m. Metro 911 received a call indicating a shooting had occurred on Matchlock Road in the Davis Creek area of Kanawha County.  A female said she shot her husband.  During the 911 calls it was said four people were in the house at the time of the shooting.  Neighbors dialed 911 to […]

January 27, 2016: County Commission to Recognize Deputies 

Tomorrow, January 28, 2016 at 5:00 p.m., the Kanawha County Commission is holding a regularly scheduled meeting.  Near the beginning of that meeting they will recognize Corporal Morgan and Deputy Lonsinger for their assistance of a stranded couple with four children on Cooper’s Creek Road in Elkview during the snowstorm last weekend.  Corporal Morgan is […]

January 26, 2016: Arrest in Armed Robberies/Car-Jackings 

David Allen Young (23 years old of Cross Lanes, WV) was arrested today on warrants for two armed robberies.  The crimes were committed in Cross Lanes during two car-jacking incidents on Sunday.  Additional charges may follow.    Detectives with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, Charleston Police Street Crimes Unit, MDENT, and […]

January 25, 2016: Car-Jacking Robberies in Cross Lanes 

On January 24, 2016 a series of crimes were committed in Cross Lanes, WV.  They events began in Putnam County when a man stole a car.  He drove into Kanawha County in the stolen vehicle and car-jacked at gunpoint another vehicle, a Ford Edge, at Waycross Drive and Big Tyler Road.    He then stole […]

January 21, 2016: Arrest for Sexual Assault 

On January 20, 2016, Douglas Richard Eddy (41 of Malden, WV) was arrested for first degree sexual assault with a minor.  He was charged following an investigation that began in early December 2016.  Mr. Eddy is accused of inserting a finger into the vagina of a five year old girl.  The victim is the daughter […]

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 […]