May 22, 2014: S.T.O.P. Team Arrests Man on Parole for Murder

On the morning of May 22, 2014 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the WV Department of Corrections that a capias was issued in Monongalia County, WV, for Donald Lee Taylor.  Mr. Taylor was on parole for murder, but had removed his home confinement monitoring device from his leg.  The Department of Corrections[...]

May 20, 2014: Riders Raise Money for Children’s Miracle Network

A motorcycle group from Georgia being led by Sheriff Mike Jolley (Harris County, GA) are touring the United States to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network.  They will depart Baltimore, MD, Wednesday morning and arrive in Charleston midday.    When they arrive members of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office will provide lunch for the[...]

Robbery at the 7-11 Store in St. Albans

Kanawha Sheriff’s Deputies are investigation the report of a robbery and kidnapping from the parking lot area of the 7-11 Store at West Main Street and Coal River Road in St. Albans. The manager reported that sometime just before 9:00am this morning, he was taking the daytime deposit to the bank and when he got[...]

Victim Identity in Marmet Fatal Accident

The victim in the fatal accident on Rt. 61 near Marmet yesterday is Alexander Neophytou age 21 of South Charleston.   The cause of the accident remains under investigation by the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Accident Reconstruction Unit.   Captain Sean Crosier Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Commander Phone: (304) 545-8127    

May 14, 2014: Fatal Crash Near Marmet

At approximately 9:30 a.m. a crash occurred on Route 61 near Turnpike Ford, between Charleston and Marmet, WV.  Metro 911 received information indicating a maroon Pontiac G6 was going south on Route 61 and a gray Jeep Wrangler was going north on Route 61.  The two were involved in a head-on collision.       The[...]

May 12, 2014: Meth Lab Located on Fairview Acres

On May 12, 2014 Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office located a meth lab in a residence on Fairview Acres, outside the city limits of South Charleston, WV.  In addition to finding components of an ordinary meth lab, investigators also found a “shake and bake” type lab that had been used in the past[...]

May 8, 2014: DUI Checkpoint Scheduled

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office and Dunbar Police Department will be conducting a high visibility sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to midnight on Dunbar Avenue in Dunbar.                  The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has a “zero” tolerance when it comes to impaired driving in Kanawha County and randomly conducts checkpoints[...]

May 7, 2014: Crash on I-79

On Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at approximately 1:30 p.m. a white box truck was traveling south on I-79 near the 11 mile marker.  The truck crashed and overturned.  Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched with an ambulance from the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority.  The Pinch Volunteer Fire Department also responded to assist.   Based[...]

May 7, 2014: Stabbing in Cross Lanes Overnight

On May 6, 2014 at approximately 11:30 p.m. a call was received at Metro 911 reporting a fight in the 5100 block of Dover Drive in Cross Lanes, WV.  Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded.  Deputies arrived and discovered one person stabbed as a result of the fight.    The victim, Fred Lee[...]

Car Accident

Deputy J.A. Smith was called to 2471 East DuPont Ave in the Riverside area at 1100am after receiving a call of a car striking a home. After speaking with the driver, who was the sole occupant of her car, Deputy Smith determined Rhonda Livesay age 56 of Boomer was traveling west on US 60/East DuPont[...]

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