School Zone Safety Patrol

  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is again leading the way toward school safety. Protecting our children is paramount and school zone patrols are just one of the many programs throughout the year aimed keeping kids safe. We are again teaming with the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority in a combined effort to inform motorists[...]

August 7, 2014: Suspect Vehicle Photo

August 7, 2014: Chase Bank in Elkview Robbed

Bank Robbery Elkview

  A male just robbed the Chase Bank in Elkview minutes ago and the suspect vehicle is a gold, tan or beige Chev Malibu.   We don’t have a direction of travel.   Please broadcast.   Thanks,   Captain Sean Crosier Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Commander Phone: (304) 545-8127    

August 6, 2014: Fugitive Arrested on Circuit Court Capias

On August 6, 2014 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Warrant’s Division and Deputy United States Marshals arrested Tiffany Ann Graley (22 years old of Saint Albans, WV) at the Motel 6 in Cross Lanes, WV.  Ms. Graley has been wanted on a Kanawha County Circuit Court Capias for over a month.  The underlying charge is[...]

August 6, 2014: Fugitive Found in Virginia

Members of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Division tracked Fatima Richardson (25 years old of Hopewell, VA) to her mother’s residence in Hopewell, VA.  Richardson was wanted on a circuit court capias for violation of probation with the underlying charge of possession of a stolen vehicle.    Warrants Division members, who are also members[...]

July 25, 2014: Fleeing Felon Caught on Wills Creek Road

On the afternoon of July 24, 2014 Deputy S. Cowan of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a breaking and entering on Newhouse Branch Road, in the Elkview patrol area.  When he arrived he spoke to the owner of the residence about what was stolen.  One of the items was a blue and[...]

July 17, 2014: DUI Checkpoint Scheduled for Saturday

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Governor’s  Highway Safety Program will be conducting a high visibility sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, July 19, 2014 from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on WV Rt. 817 near Saint Albans.    The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has a “zero” tolerance when it comes to impaired driving[...]

July 14, 2014: Surveillance Stills From Bank Robbery

July 14, 2014: Bank Robbery in Elkview

On July 14, 2014 at approximately 12:45 p.m. a man entered the Elkview branch of Poca Valley Bank and committed a robbery. He brandished a firearm and left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect was a white male, 5’7″ to 5’9″ tall, 145-160 pounds, and was wearing a blue sweatshirt, camouflage[...]

W. Kent Carper Justice & Public Safety Complex
cake photo


Building Picture from 1930

Main Office
Kanawha County Sheriff's Office - Law Enforcement Division
W. Kent Carper Justice & Public Safety Complex
301 Virginia St E.
Charleston, WV 25301

Contact Us

Kanawha Co Sheriff's Recent Tweets