June 25, 2014: Arrest of Pinch Heroin Dealer

On June 25, 2014 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office STOP Team arrested Jared Brent Casdorph (32 years old) of Morningside Drive, Pinch, WV.  The STOP Team and other Deputy Sheriffs executed a search warrant at Mr. Casdorph’s residence, and arrested him for possession with intent to distribute heroin.  Additional charges are being considered, as well.[...]

June 24, 2014: Man Arrested in East Bank

On June 24, 2014 at approximately 4:50 p.m., Metro 911 received a call reporting a disturbance on Gladys Avenue in the City of East Bank, WV.  Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched.  The caller said Dennie Lester (59 years old of East Bank) got into a verbal argument with his ex-wife, who is also his[...]

June 24, 2014: Disturbance at Courthouse Leads to Arrests

On June 24, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. a sentencing was held in Judge Paul Zakaib’s courtroom at the Kanawha County Judicial Annex.  Kelsey Legg was sentenced to 5-8 years prison for her role in the murder of Kareem Hunter in 2013.  Mrs. Legg was convicted of two charges related to the murder.  Miguel Quinones and[...]

June 15, 2014: Shooting on Newhouse Branch Road

On Sunday, June 15th, 2014 at approximately 4:15 a.m., Metro 911 received a 911 call regarding a shooting on Newhouse Branch Road near Charleston, West Virginia. Deputies from the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office were immediately dispatched with medics from the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority. Upon arriving at the scene the Deputies were met by the[...]

Tractor and Trailer Accident near Clendenin Last Night

A semi pulling a trailer load of gravel south on Interstate 79 jackknifed in the median spilling its load last night just after 10:00pm, just five miles south of Clendenin.  The driver of the truck, Bienia Wlodzimierz age 58 of Ronkonkma, NY was not injured in the crash. He told Deputies he lost control on[...]

June 10, 2014: Arrest Following Stabbing Call

On June 10, 2014, at approximately 2:45 a.m. a 911 call was placed from Amandaville Court, near Saint Albans, WV.  The caller said he had been stabbed in the chest.  Within ten minutes Kanawha County Deputy Sheriffs arrived on scene and made it safe for medics from the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority to treat[...]

June 6, 2014: Motorcycle Ride to Benefit Veterans Cemetary

This Sunday, June 8, 2014, the Blue Knights Motorcycle Club will be helping raise money for the Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetary.   The Blue Knights are a motorcycle club of law enforcement officers and spouses.  They often help raise money for causes the membership support.    This ride will cost $20.00 per[...]

June 4, 2014: Fugitive Located

Today, June 4, 2014, a citizen spotted Charles “Ricky” Lewis at Charleston Town Center Mall, and approached an off-duty Deputy Sheriff with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.  That citizen said he saw Charles Lewis in the mall, and remembered seeing him on television the previous night.    The Deputy was directed to Mr. Lewis, found[...]

June 3, 2014: Crash on Route 60

On June 3, 2014 a crash occurred at approximately 12:54 p.m. near Witcher Creek, Belle, WV on U.S. Route 60.  Metro 911 received an emergency call from Mary Ann Pritt (51 years old of Belle, WV).  The call was placed four minutes prior to the crash.  She said she was in a vehicle with her[...]

June 3, 2014: Wanton Endangerment Arrest in Blue Creek

On June 3, 2014 Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a series of incidents on Blue Creek road culminating in an arrest of Brandon Weese for wanton endangerment.    The chain of events began earlier in the morning when Deputy W. S. Hunter responded to a child custody dispute on Blue Creek Road.  The Deputy[...]

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