August 26, 2014: Warrant Issued in Rand Robbery

A warrant has been issued for Christopher D. Carey (A.K.A. “Snacks”), 26 years old of Rand, WV.  He is charged with one count of armed robbery and three counts of wanton endangerment in connection with yesterday morning’s robbery in Rand.   Anyone with information on the location of Mr. Carey is asked to call 304-357-0169[...]

August 25, 2014: Searching for Missing Juvenile Expands

On August 10, 2014, 16 year old Ericka Brown was reported missing from the Cross Lanes area of Kanawha County, WV.   Her parents discovered her missing from the residence Sunday morning, then dialed 911.    She is 5’1” tall, and weighs about 100 pounds.  She has long, sandy blonde hair.  Her family was unable to[...]

August 25, 2014: Robbery in Rand

On August 25, 2014, at approximately 3:42 a.m. Metro 911 dispatched Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies to a reported shots fired call in Rand.  A caller reported being robbed at gunpoint at the intersection of Elaine Drive and Bluefield Avenue in Rand moments before dialing 911.  A Deputy Sheriff with the KCSO East City Patrol was[...]

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   DUI-Checkpoint-Press-Release-August-2014.docx

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