November 15, 2016: Man Still Missing Since February 

Marshall "Andy" Priestley, II, has been missing from the Cross Lanes area since February 2016.  Detectives with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office are investigating numerous leads and have narrowed the focus of the investigation, but are still seeking additional information.  If you have information on his disappearance, please call 304-357-0169, submit a tip to tips@kanawhasheriff.us, […]

November 11, 2016: Shooting in Quick Area 

On November 11, 2016 at approximately 11:17 a.m. a 911 call was received at Metro 911 reporting someone had been shot on Mountaineer Heights Drive in Quick, WV.  The victim was a 21 year old male who said he’d been shot in the arm.  Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to the scene.  When […]

November 7, 2016: Suspect Shot During Burglary in Pinch 

On November 6, 2016 at approximately 4:40 p.m. a man called 911 reporting he interrupted a burglary at his neighbor’s house.  The caller said he saw the burglary suspects in his neighbor’s house and confronted them.  At least one of them had a pistol.  During the confrontation the neighbor shot the suspect’s vehicle striking the […]

November 6, 2016: Deputy Involved Shooting in Clendenin 

On November 5, 2016 at 6:04 a.m. a 911 call was placed from the 3100 block of Leatherwood Road near Clendenin.  Residents reported someone shooting their residence twice with a shotgun, then leaving.  Due to other in-progress emergencies a Deputy Sheriff was delayed responding to investigate.  When a Kanawha County Deputy Sheriff arrived at 9:36 […]

November 1, 2016: DUI Checkpoint Tomorrow Night 

Please see the attached press release from our Highway Safety Coordinator, Lieutenant J. Thaxton.   DUI-Checkpoint-Press-Release-Nov-2016.docx

October 29, 2016: Missing Persons from Campbells Creek 

Yesterday morning Kathy Blount (61 years old of Campbell’s Creek) was last seen at her residence.  Her son, Jason, was the last person known to be with her.  Jason left with her vehicle yesterday afternoon and neither has been seen or heard from since.   Ms. Blount was recently diagnosed with cancer.  Her son, Jason […]

October 13, 2016: Pursuit Leads to Arrest 

On Wednesday evening (October 12, 2016 just before 8:00 p.m.) Deputy K. T. Carte was patrolling Winfield Road near Saint Albans, WV and saw a gold SUV with no license plate.  He tried to make a traffic stop on the vehicle, but the driver fled through a parking lot, crossed several lanes of traffic at […]

October 8, 2016: Phone Scam…Again 

We are experiencing another round of the phone call scam where callers pretend to be Deputy Sheriffs and demand payment of fines.  They threaten those they call with arrest if they don’t obtain gift cards or prepaid credit cards for various amounts. Deputies will never demand payment over the phone.  Law enforcement Deputies will never […]

October 1, 2016: Warrant In Today’s Shooting 

A warrant has been issued for Christopher Dwayne Bennett, 35 years old of Elkview, WV, for malicious assault after a shooting in the Clendenin area of Kanawha County this afternoon. The victim of the shooting, Mr. Bobby Hall of Elkview, went to a location on Kelly Hill Road searching for a friend’s stolen vehicle.  While […]

September 28, 2016: Felony Arrests in Shrewsbury 

On September 28, 2016 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office STOP Team executed a search warrant on Maple Street in Shrewsbury, WV.  An investigation into drug trafficking led them to the residence where several people were found.  At the conclusion of the search warrant Louis C. Anderson (34 years old of Cincinnati, OH) was arrested, charged […]