July 12, 2014: Update on Fatal Motorcycle Crash

The scene of the motorcycle crash on U.S. Route 60 near Hughes Creek in Kanawha County is now cleared.  The deceased driver of the only vehicle involved, a motorcycle, was Robert Payne (52 of Barboursville, WV).    The Harley Davidson motorcycle went off the road to the right, traveling west bound.  After following the guardrail[...]

July 12, 2014: Car Crashes Into Garage in Sissonville

On July 12, 2014, at approximately 7:44 a.m. a crash was reported to Metro 911 in the area of Sissonville Drive and White Oak Drive in the Sissonville area of Kanawha County, WV.  A caller reported seeing a crash in his rearview mirror.  He said he saw another vehicle traveling north travel across the road’s[...]

July 12, 2014: Fatality near Hughes Creek

Eastbound lanes of U.S. Route 60 near Hughes Creek is shut down at this time, effective 5:50 p.m.  Metro 911 received reports of a motorcycle crash in the area at approximately 5:43 p.m.  One witness reported to the 911 operators the cyclist struck a deer.  The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead.   The[...]

July 12, 2014: Additional Info on Disturbance at Theater

Below are some additional facts about last night’s arrest at the Great Escape Theatre in Nitro, WV.   Tod Austin Ingram was arrested after threatening to shoot at least one other person in the movie house.  During the search incident to his arrest no firearms were found on his person.    The movie being shown[...]

July 12, 2014: Man Arrested for Threatening to Shoot Movie-goers

On July 11, 2014 at approximately 8:50 p.m. a security guard at the Great Escape Theater at Nitro Marketplace called Metro 911 to report a disturbance.  Patrons leaving the theater told the guard about a man in one of the screening rooms who was threatening to shoot people during the movie.    According to witnesses[...]

July 11, 2014: Identity of Driver in I-79 Crash

The driver who was killed in yesterday afternoon’s crash at the 7 mile marker of I-79 was Michael Lee McKinney, 46 years old of Clay, WV. – Cpl. B. D. Humphreys Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office 301 Virginia St. E. Charleston WV 25301 304-357-0732 / 304-951-7328 Follow us on Twitter: @kanawhasheriff www.kanawhasheriff.us

July 10, 2014: Correction to Fatality Release

The primary vehicle involved in the crashes today was a white, 2003 Chevrolet Impala, not a Toyota Camry as previously reported. I apologize for the initial error. – Cpl. B. D. Humphreys Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office 301 Virginia St. E. Charleston WV 25301 304-357-0732 / 304-951-7328 Follow us on Twitter: @kanawhasheriff www.kanawhasheriff.us

July 10, 2014: Fatal Crash on I-79

On the afternoon of July 10, 2014 a white Toyota Camry was reportedly driving erratically through the City of Charleston on I-64.  The vehicle struck several cars in city limits.  The vehicle went north on I-79.  Metro 911 received reports indicating the vehicle was traveling in excess of 100 mph, and weaving in and out[...]

July 4, 2014: Robbery in Rand

On July 4, 2014, just before 2:00 a.m., Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Rand for a robbery.  The victim said he was robbed on Furman Avenue between Church and Raven Drives.    The victim said he went to buy cigarettes at the 7-Eleven store, and was robbed of his remaining cash on his[...]

July 3, 2014: Reminder of Drug Court Graduation Today

Just a reminder…there will be a graduation ceremony for the Kanawha County Drug Court Program July 3, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. in the Ceremonial Court Room 4 in the Kanawha County Courthouse.   This will be Kanawha County’s 12th Drug Court Graduation.  Nine will graduate bringing the total number of graduates to sixty-five.  And there have now[...]

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