June 12, 2015: Photos from Robbery Attempt 

Attached are four images from surveillance footage from United Bank during today’s attempted robbery.  Anyone with information may call 304-357-0169. Sgt

June 12, 2015: Bank Robbery Reported in Big Chimney 

On June 12, 2015 at about 2:15 p.m. a bank robbery alarm was reported at the United Bank in Big Chimney, Kanawha County, WV.  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the scene.    The suspect, a white male, was wearing a Texas Longhorns shirt, WVU ballcap, and was seen leaving the area in […]

June 5, 2015: New Findings in Injured Dog 

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating a mutilated dog since Tuesday evening, June 2, 2015.  This week’s investigation has led detectives to believe the dog was injured as a result of an accident.    One of the dog’s paws was located on railroad tracks by CSX workers yesterday evening, June 4, 2015.  Detectives […]

June 4, 2015: Reward for Information in Animal Cruelty Case 

On June 4, 2015 the Humane Society of the United States announced an offer of $5,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the injuring of a dog in Jefferson, WV, on June 2.  The dog was euthanized later that evening by a veterinarian.    The […]

June 3, 2015: Dog’s Legs Severed in Jefferson 

On June 2, 2015 just after 5:00 p.m. Deputy Boner of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was on Hampshire Drive in Jefferson, WV on an unrelated incident.  He was approached by some residents about an injured dog.  Deputy Boner found the dog’s owners who told him someone tried to cut off both their dog’s front […]

June 1, 2015: School Safety Push Continues 

This is the last week of the school year for Kanawha County Schools.  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office will be increasing the number of patrols in and around schools through the last day of instruction, Wednesday, June 3, 2015.    Throughout the year Sheriff’s Deputies spend time in county schools as part of our School […]

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  Altogether 368 citations were issued, three people were arrested for driving while their license was revoked for driving under the influence, and […]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 […]