June 3, 2014: Wanton Endangerment Arrest in Blue Creek

On June 3, 2014 Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a series of incidents on Blue Creek road culminating in an arrest of Brandon Weese for wanton endangerment.    The chain of events began earlier in the morning when Deputy W. S. Hunter responded to a child custody dispute on Blue Creek Road.  The Deputy[...]

June 3, 2014: Man Wanted by KCSO Detectives

Today, June 3, 2014, Kanawha County Sheriff’s Detectives made contact with Charles “Ricky” Lewis, 34 years old of Cross Lanes, WV.  Mr. Lewis has active warrants in relation to an alleged sexual assault of a nine year old girl.    Mr. Lewis was interviewed on May 7, 2014 regarding that incident.  On June 3, 2014[...]

June 2, 2014: Fatal Crash on Private Property

On June 1, 2014, at approximately 9:00 p.m. a crashed golf cart was discovered on private property in the Alum Creek area. The cart had been traveling along a gravel road, and traveled off the road over an embankment. The driver was thrown from the cart and the golf cart rolled on top of the[...]

May 28, 2014: Shooting Near Clendenin

On May 28, 2014, shortly after 2:00 p.m. a shooting occurred on River Haven Road, north of Clendenin, in Kanawha County, WV. Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded with medics from the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority. An altercation took place at the residence of Charles “Sam” Myers (49 years old of Clendenin).[...]

May 27, 2014: Press Conference this Afternoon

At 2:00 p.m. today (May 27, 2014) there will be a press conference regarding the recently discovered scam in Kanawha County.  The event will be held at the Commission Courtroom on the first floor of the Old County Courthouse at 409 Virginia Street East, Charleston, WV.    –   Corporal B. D. Humphreys Kanawha County[...]

May 27, 2014: Breaking and Enterings in Cross Lanes

In the last week Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies have seen an increase in the number of breaking and entering incidents.  These are occurring to houses and particularly vehicles.    A credit card was stolen from one of the vehicles and was used multiple times.  Attached are some images of the person seen using the card. [...]

May 27, 2014: Telephone Scam in Kanawha County

Over the last few days citizens of Kanawha County have received phone calls from someone claiming to be a Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputy.  The caller tells those who answer they have missed jury duty and are now being assessed fines.  They instruct whoever answers to turn themselves in at court or pay a fine by[...]

May 26, 2014: Additional Information on I-77 Crash

Yesterday, May 25, 2014, at approximately 5:00 p.m. a crash occurred on I-77.  According to witnesses in uninvolved vehicles the crashed maroon Chevrolet Lumina (previously, and incorrectly, reported to Metro 911 by witnesses as a Buick sedan) went into the closed right lane.  The lane was closed for bridge construction of the interstate overpass over[...]

May 25, 2014: Crash on I-77

A vehicle traveling south on I-77 near mile marker 104 exited the interstate at a construction zone and landed on its top on Surface Drive, near Newhouse Road, outside of the City of Charleston.  The vehicle exited at or near an overpass of Surface Drive.  Inside the maroon Buick was the driver, who was trapped[...]

May 22, 2014: S.T.O.P. Team Arrests Man on Parole for Murder

On the morning of May 22, 2014 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the WV Department of Corrections that a capias was issued in Monongalia County, WV, for Donald Lee Taylor.  Mr. Taylor was on parole for murder, but had removed his home confinement monitoring device from his leg.  The Department of Corrections[...]

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