January 16, 2015: Three Arrested for Burglary and Grand Larceny

On January 14, 2015 several crimes were discovered and reported by the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.  During that morning’s investigation it became apparent there were links between them.  Three arrests have now been made in connection with these crimes.   On the morning of January 14, 2015 a burglary was reported on Church Road in[…]

January 14, 2015: Darla Lattea Found Safe

On January 14, 2015 Darla Lattea was interviewed in person by a detective with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.  She was safe and is no longer considered a missing person.   The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is appreciative of the help from local media outlets with this case.   –   Corporal B. D. Humphreys[…]

January 13, 2015: Missing Person Found

Heather Forren was just located by law enforcement in Nitro, WV. She is no longer considered a missing person. The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is appreciative of the help from local media outlets in spreading the word of her disappearance. – Cpl. B. D. Humphreys Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office 301 Virginia St. E. Charleston WV[…]

January 13, 2015: Photos of Missing Dunbar Woman

Attached are two photographs of Darla Lattea, a missing person from the Dunbar, WV area.  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the matter.  She was last seen December 21, 2014.   Today a detective spoke to someone claiming to be Ms. Lattea, but she refused to meet law enforcement or Ms. Lattea’s family to[…]

January 13, 2015: Missing Person from Dunbar Area

On January 12, 2015 family of Darla Lattea called 911 to report her missing.  She was last contacted on December 21, 2014.  Although Ms. Lattea would sometimes be out of contact for a few days it is unlike her to be gone this length of time, which prompted family to notify law enforcement.   Ms.[…]

January 13, 2015: Missing Woman from Cross Lanes

On January 13, 2015 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into the disappearance of Heather Forren.  Her family reported her missing this morning.  She has been primarily residing with family in Cross Lanes, WV.   Her family last had contact with Ms. Forren on January 8, 2015.  Heather Forren is a 30 year[…]

January 12, 2015: Additional Information on Pedestrian Killed

Yesterday morning a hit and run crash was discovered on U.S. Route 60 west of Saint Albans, WV, at an intersection with Austin Drive.  A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle.  The vehicle fled the scene.   Since yesterday’s press release the Kanawha Bureau of Investigation located the striking vehicle, a GMC Yukon. […]

January 11, 2015: Pedestrian Killed by Vehicle on Rt. 60

On January 11, 2015 at 6:45 a.m. a newspaper delivery person found a body of a female on a gravel lot next to MacCorkle Avenue.  The lot is across from an intersection with Austin Drive west of Saint Albans, WV.  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded and began an investigation.   During the course of[…]

January 9, 2015: Disturbance on Coal Fork Road

On January 9, 2015 at 8:44 a.m. Metro 911 received a call from a resident of the 3500 block of Coal Fork Drive near Campbell’s Creek.  The caller said he picked up a hitchhiker in Rand, WV, and took him where he wanted to go.  The caller said the hitchhiker refused to get out of[…]

January 1, 2015: Few Arrests for DUI

Last night the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office had a full shift of Deputy Sheriffs answering 911 calls and operating as a normal patrol body, then additional Deputies on directed patrols searching for signs of impaired driving. The directed patrols were funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Program. Three drivers were arrested by Deputy Sheriffs for[…]

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