March 12, 2014: Fugitive from Justice Arrested in Chesapeake

On the evening of March 11, 2014 members of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office and the United States Marshals CUFFED Task Force went to an address in Chesapeake, WV in search of a fugitive from justice.  The fugitive’s name was Isaiah Lamont Hunter, 28 years old of Chesapeake, WV.  Mr. Hunter was wanted for a[...]

March 12, 2014: Rollover Overnight in Cross Lanes

On March 11, 2014 at approximately 9:50 p.m. a Toyota Corolla was being driven east on I-64 near Cross Lanes, WV.  The vehicle went off the roadway to the right, onto the shoulder.  It struck the guardrail, then went over the embankment coming to rest in a ditch along New Goff Mountain Road.  The driver[...]

March 12, 2014: Shots Fired in Jefferson

On March 11, 2014, just before midnight, a Deputy with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office patrolling Jefferson heard approximately five gunshots in rapid succession from the area of Sheer Fantasy Show Bar in the 6800 block of MacCorkle Avenue SW.  He responded immediately.  At the same time, dispatchers at Metro 911 received 911 calls reporting[...]

March 10, 2014: Recruitment Event at Charleston Civic Center

Tomorrow, March 11, 2014, between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in a job fair at the Charleston Civic Center.   We would like help in advertising the event this evening.  I will also help with coordinating interviews tomorrow for any journalists who want to report on the[...]

March 10, 2014: Head-On Collision on Big Tyler Road

On March 10, 2014 at approximately 6:21 a.m., a crash was reported to Metro 911.  It occurred in the 4900 block of Big Tyler Road, in Cross Lanes, WV.  Two vehicles were involved in the crash.  Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to the scene.   A Buick SUV attempted to pass an uninvolved[...]

March 7, 2014: Two More Arrests in Murder

On March 7, 2014 two more arrests were made in the investigation of the murder of Kareem Hunter of Charleston. Miguel Quinones, 36 of Charleston, and Deveron Patterson, 26 of Beckley, were both arrested today. They were both charged with first degree murder. Patterson was arrested near his home. Quinones was arrested at Southern Regional[...]

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February 25, 2014: Crashes Around the County

Winter weather returned this morning and may have contributed to an increase in the number of crashes.  Since midnight, when snow showers began in the area, through 10:00 a.m., Metro 911 received reports of 33 crashes in Kanawha County.  Eleven of those were reported to involve injuries to vehicle occupants.   The Kanawha County Sheriff’s[...]

February 26, 2014: Second Arrest in Murder Investigation

On February 25, 2014 Shawn Michael Legg, 32 of Saint Albans, WV, was arrested for Accessory After the Fact to Murder.  The charge relates to the murder of Eva Linda Woods.  Eva Linda Woods’ daughter, Jessica Woods, has been charged with murder in the matter.  Mr. Legg was living with Jessica Woods at the house[...]

February 24, 2014: Arrest in West Main Street Homicide

On February 24, 2014, detectives with the Kanawha Bureau of Investigation arrested Jessica Lee Woods (36 of West Main Street, Saint Albans, WV) for the murder of her mother, Eva Linda Woods.    Eva Woods was reported missing on Saturday, February 22, 2014.  Detectives had suspicions about the initial reports of Eva Woods’ disappearance.  During[...]

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