Update: Malicious Wounding and Wanton Endangerment

George McColgan III, later told detectives he went to Oliver Street in St. Albans on the pre-tense of repaying a “drug debt” by doing some mechanical work on a car. Once he got there, he was attacked.   Captain Sean Crosier Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Commander Phone: (304) 545-8127     From: Sean[...]

Malicious Wounding and Wanton Endangerment

Just after 9:30pm last night Deputy T.A. Fouch was dispatched to the South Charleston area after Patrolman J.A. Bailes stopped a car for speeding in on MacCorkle Avenue. Patrolman Bailed discovered a riddled car and a driver covered in blood. The driver, George L. McColgan III age 30 of South Charleston told police he was[...]

August 14, 2014: 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 16, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on W.V. Rt. 61 (Maccorkle Avenue) near Marmet, WV.    The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office randomly conducts checkpoints and targeted patrols throughout the[...]

August 14, 2014: Sexual Assault of Minor in Cross Lanes

On August 13, 2014 Deputy A. L. Collins was dispatched to an address in Cross Lanes for a reported sexual assault of a four year old girl.  Upon arrival the Deputy began an investigation, and later enlisted the assistance of several detectives with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.   During the investigation it was learned[...]

August 13, 2014: Update to Bank Robbery in Elkview

Detectives with the Kanawha Bureau of Investigation and Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office have been investigating the robbery of Chase Bank in Elkview, WV, on August 7, 2014.    Investigators are asking for another round of broadcasts throughout West Virginia.  If local newspapers and stations have corporate partners elsewhere in the region, please forward this release,[...]

August 13, 2014: Still Searching for Juvenile

As of 5:15 p.m. on August 13, 2014, Erica Brown of the Poca area is still missing.  She is 16 years old.  Below is the original press release sent by Sergeant S. D. Snuffer of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.   We have received several tips from the public, but are still searching for Ms.[...]

August 13, 2014: DUI Checkpoint Thursday Night

Please see the attached release from our Traffic Enforcement Sergeant.   –   Corporal B. D. Humphreys Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office   301 Virginia Street East, Charleston WV 25301 desk:  304-357-0732 / cell:  304-951-7328   Follow us on Twitter:  @kanawhasheriff www.kanawhasheriff.us   DUI-Checkpoint-Press-Release-August-2014.docx

August 8, 2014: Missing Juvenile from Nitro

August 8, 2014: Update on Suspect Vehicle in Robbery

Detectives with the Kanawha Bureau of Investigation have been investigating the robbery of Chase Bank in Elkview yesterday.  Initially attention was given to a gold Chevrolet Malibu seen leaving the area at the time of the robbery.  As additional witnesses were interviewed and surveillance footage viewed it was determined the gold Chevrolet Malibu was not[...]

School Zone Safety Patrol

  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is again leading the way toward school safety. Protecting our children is paramount and school zone patrols are just one of the many programs throughout the year aimed keeping kids safe. We are again teaming with the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority in a combined effort to inform motorists[...]

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