May 6, 2017: Shots Fired Near Deputies Ends in Arrest 

In the early morning hours of May 6, 2017 a 911 call reported shots fired on Dutch Hollow Road outside the City of Dunbar.  Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies responded.  As they neared the area they heard no shots.  Then several rounds were fired and trees near them were struck by gunfire. They took cover as […]

April 26, 2017: National Take Back Day Locations 

The United States Drug Enforcement Administration is sponsoring National Take Back Day to encourage citizens to properly dispose of their unused prescription drugs at participating law enforcement agencies from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2017.   The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is participating by having Deputies at our five detachments during […]

FW: Arrest of Kristopher Evans 

After an investigation conducted by the Charleston District Office of the State of West Virginia Parole Office and the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, a warrant was obtained charging Kristopher Lenard Evans, 26 years old from Charleston, with transporting prohibited items into a correctional facility; a felony.    In March of 2017, information had been received […]

April 24, 2017: Credit Card Fraud Arrests 

Michelle Ruth Keeney, 30 years old of Rand, WV, was arrested Thursday, April 20, 2017, on five felony warrants for fraudulent use of an access device (credit card fraud), and two counts of conspiracy to commit a crime (also related to credit card fraud incidents).  She was taken to South Central Regional Jail that night. […]

April 24, 2017: Drug Court Graduation May 4 

Kanawha County Circuit Court Chief Judge Jennifer Bailey will be honoring National Drug Court Month with the 19th Graduation of Kanawha County’s Drug Court.  This graduation is scheduled for 3:00 P.M. on Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Ceremonial Courtroom #4 in the old Kanawha County Courthouse located at 409 Virginia Street East, Charleston, WV.    […]

April 19, 2017: DUI Checkpoint 

Please see the attached release from our Highway Safety Coordinator, Lieutenant J. Thaxton. CHECKPOINT-APRIL-2017.pdf 58f7afca998d4

April 4, 2017: Pedestrians on Tracks Killed by Train 

This morning just after 5:30 a.m. two pedestrians were struck and killed by a train.  The two were walking on a train trestle above the Coal River at the Saint Albans City limit when they were struck.    A separate train had passed through the area moments before and saw the two walking along a […]

April 3, 2017: Credit Card Fraud Suspects 

On March 31, 2017 a stolen debit card was used at the Walmart store in Quincy, WV.  Attached are photos of the male and female who used the card, and their van leaving the parking lot.  They used the card successfully at Walmart, but attempted to use it in another area store, as well.    […]

April 3, 2017: Nighttime Intruder at Sissonville High School 

Overnight a male entered an unsecured door at Sissonville High School and wandered around the school for nearly four hours.  He was captured on surveillance footage.  Two photos of him are in the attached document.   A small number of items were stolen, and several hundred dollars of damage was done to the door and […]

March 30, 2017: Child Neglect in Mink Shoals 

Brad Acy Holley (37 years old of Charleston WV) is wanted for Child neglect creating the risk of injury and wanton endangerment.   His wife, Kama Holley (33 years old of Charleston WV) is charged with child neglect.  Both are wanted in connection with an incident on Ferndale Drive in Mink Shoals earlier today. Their […]