April 3, 2015: Amber Winnell Located 

Last night Amber Winnell was located and her safety was verified by a Kanawha County Deputy Sheriff.  She has been removed from a database of missing people, and we are grateful for assistance spreading the word of her brief disappearance. Lacey West and Frances Wartenburg are still missing.  Anyone with information on their whereabouts or […]

News Release 

Amber Nichole Winnell was reported missing to a Kanawha County Deputy Sheriff late Wednesday, April 1, 2015.  She was last seen Monday afternoon in the upper Kanawha valley.    Ms. Winnell is 28 years old, has brown hair and eyes, is 4’11” tall and weighs 190 pounds.  She is from Cabin Creek, WV.  She was […]

April 2, 2015: Missing Woman from Sissonville 

Lacy Renee West was reported missing today, April 2, 2015.  She was last seen Monday evening in the Charleston area.    Ms. West is 22 years old, 5’4” tall, weighs 110 pounds, has hazel eyes and blonde hair.  Attached is a recent picture of her.   She was not known to be operating a vehicle, […]

April 2, 2015: Nude Woman Attempts Robbery 

On April 2, 2015 at 1:30 a.m. a woman was reported to Metro 911 for walking naked across the Motel 6 parking lot at 330 Goff Mountain Road, Cross Lanes, WV.  A few moments later, as a Deputy Sheriff was on his way to the area, a panic alarm was reported at the One Stop convenience store […]

March 31, 2015: Stabbing in Cross Lanes 

On Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at about 5:00 a.m. a disturbance was reported to Metro 911.  Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputy M. Dolin was dispatched to the scene, an apartment in the 600 block of Cross Lanes Drive.  While he was driving Deputy Dolin was told the fight had escalated to a stabbing.    Soon after […]

March 27, 2015: Five Year Old Child Found on Coal River Road 

On March 26, 2015, at about 8:30 p.m., a 911 call was placed by people driving Coal River Road near Saint Albans, WV.  They found a five year old girl walking alone and crying.  She was located near the intersection with Fairview Drive.  Corporal J. S. Cochran of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched […]

March 26, 2015: Missing Teen Safely Home 

Willene “NeeNee” Miller returned home safely last night. She was reported missing in the early hours of Wednesday morning. A Deputy Sheriff verified she was safely returned, then the lookouts and investigation were cancelled. We are grateful for the efforts of those in our community to spread the word and search for Ms. Miller with […]

March 25, 2015: Corrected Age for Missing Woman from Rand 

March 25, 2015: Missing Woman from Rand 

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, March 25, 2015, a 26 year old female was reported missing by her parents.  Willene “Nee Nee” Miller of Rand was last seen the previous afternoon about 1:00 p.m. in Charleston, WV.   Ms. Miller is a black female, age 26.  She is 5’7” tall, 240 pounds, has […]

March 24, 2015: Canine Bulletproof Vests Obtained Through Donations 

On March 7, 2015 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office received bulletproof vests for canine members. The vests were purchased through the Safe Surfing Foundation and presented by Bedford County, VA, Sheriff Michael Brown. Jim Hale from the Nitro Moose Lodge was instrumental in making the purchases possible. Each of the following Moose Lodges donated funds […]