December 9, 2016: Help ID Suspect with Stolen Vehicle and Credit Cards 

On December 7, 2016 Deputy K. T. Carte of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the theft of a vehicle in the Saint Albans area.  A 2006, silver Ford Mustang was stolen.  The license plate for the vehicle is West Virginia 9YB917.    Inside the vehicle was a wallet with several credit cards which […]

December 8, 2016: DUI Checkpoint 

Please see the attached press release from our Highway Safety director, Lieutenant J. Thaxton.   Checkpoint-Dec-2016.pdf

December 6, 2016: Deputy of the Year 2016 

Tomorrow, December 7, 2016, and 11:00 a.m. there will be a ceremony awarding our Deputy of the Year.  This year’s event will be held in the first floor courtroom of our Headquarters in the W. Kent Carper Justice and Public Safety building.   Please join us as we review and thank the nominees and announce […]

November 22, 2016: Drive-By Shooting Near Saint Albans 

Last night, November 21, 2016, shortly after 7:00 p.m., a drive-by shooting was reported to Metro 911.  Callers on Kentucky Avenue near Saint Albans said people in a white Chevrolet Impala fired a gun toward a house in the 300 block.  An adult male, female, and a child were inside the house.  When Deputy Sheriffs […]

November 16, 2016: Drug Court Graduation Tomorrow 

Tomorrow, November 17, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. the Kanawha County Drug Court will hold another graduation.  During the ceremony the 100th graduate will complete the program, as will the first Veteran’s Track graduate.  The event will be held in Courtroom 4 at the Old County Courthouse at 409 Virginia Street East, Charleston WV.   Please […]

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, […]

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