May 26, 2015: Click-It or Ticket Statistics 

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has just completed a two week Click-it or Ticket campaign.  During that period 366 traffic stops were made resulting in 311 citations for failure to wear a seatbelt.  Altogether 368 citations were issued, three people were arrested for driving while their license was revoked for driving under the influence, and […]

May 20, 2015: Convicted Felon Arrested in Fayette County 

On May 19, 2015 members of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office’s S.T.O.P. Team, the Central West Virginia Drug Task Force, Fayette Co. Sheriff’s Office, and Cpl. Wriston of the West Virginia State Police executed a search warrant at the residence of Bert Tackett, Jr.  The search warrant was the product of several controlled purchases of […]

May 20, 2015: Help ID Suspects in Stolen Vehicle Case 

On Friday, May 15, 2015 just after 3:30 a.m. a car was stolen from the parking lot of the 7-Eleven convenience store in the 5100 block of Elk River Road North, Elkview, WV.  The silver 1992 Pontiac Bonneville sedan was left running on the lot while a customer entered the store.    While the owner […]

May 18, 2015: Two Found Dead in Ferrell Road Home 

On May 18, 2015 at about 1:40 p.m. a 911 call was placed from a residence in the 1600 block of Ferrell Road near Saint Albans, WV.  The caller said someone was dead at the residence.  CPR was attempted prior to medics arriving.  By the time an ambulance with the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority […]

May 8, 2015: Combatting Distracted Driving Numbers from April 2015 

The Governor’s Highway Safety Committee’s Distracted Driving overtime detail has concluded for the month of April.  Below are the statistics from the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office’s participation in this campaign.   Total Traffic Stops:  452   Total Citations:  398   Total Cell phone/Texting Citations:  341   Misdemeanor Arrests: 2   Felony Arrests: 0   Suspended […]

May 7, 2015: Drug Courts Save 

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office’s Day Report Center, and Circuit Judge Jennifer Bailey, would like to announce that May is National Drug Court Month.  With that in mind, Kanawha County Drug Court Staff and clients will participate in the “Stamp Out Hunger” program on Saturday, May 9, 2015, to give back to the community.    […]

May 6, 2015: Shooting During Burglary in Cross Lanes 

On May 6, 2015 at about 12:30 a.m. dispatchers with Metro 911 received a call indicating a burglary and shooting had occurred at an apartment at 806 Cross Lanes Drive, Cross Lanes, WV.   The residents of the apartment said they were sleeping in their bedrooms when they heard their door kicked in.  They heard […]

May 5, 2015: Body Identified as Frances Wartenburg 

The body recovered in Gallia County, Ohio earlier this week has been identified as Frances Wartenburg of Saint Albans, WV.  Dental records were used to confirm the identity today. Ms. Wartenburg has been missing since February 2015.  The investigation into her death is continuing.  No cause of death will be announced at this time. Sgt

April 30, 2015: Foot Pursuit During Arrest 

On April 30, 2015 at about 1:30 p.m. Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Home Confinement Deputies attempted to arrest William Nottingham (31 years old of Big Chimney, WV) on Fern Ridge Drive in Big Chimney, WV.  During the arrest he fled on foot toward the Elk River.   He was wanted for violating the terms of […]

April 28, 2015: Morning Pursuit Following Domestic Disturbance 

On April 28, 2015 at 6:50 a.m. a domestic disturbance was reported to Metro 911.  The caller said Robert C. Bonds (21 years old of Chelyan, WV) was in her house near Belle.  She said she had a restraining order against him and he was threatening her and her mother.  She said earlier in the […]