September 2, 2014: Names from I-77 Crash Released

On September 2, 2014 there was a vehicle rollover crash on I-77 South during the early morning hours.  This matter was publicized in detail this morning in a separate press release.  The names of the involved parties may now be released.   One passenger died as a result of the crash.  His name is Jonathan[...]

September 2, 2014: Press Conference on Murder of Ericka Brown

The United States Attorney’s Office and Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a press conference at 2:30 on the first floor of the W. Kent Carper Building at 301 Virginia Street East, Charleston, WV.    The subject of the press conference will be the disappearance and murder of Ericka Brown.  Heads of several law[...]

September 2, 2014: Fatal Crash on I-77

On September 2, 2014, at 4:14 a.m., a crash was reported to Metro 911.  The single-vehicle rollover occurred near the 112 mile marker of I-77 South, just before the Tupper’s Creek exit.    The vehicle, a Toyota FJ Cruiser, was traveling south on I-77.  It departed the roadway to the left and traveled into the[...]

August 31, 2014: Human Remains Found Near Clendenin

> On August 31, 2014 at approximately 3:30 p.m. a couple riding an ATV along Reamer Road saw something suspicious. They were searching for a lost dog in the area. While looking at a creek from a bridge they saw what they believed were animal remains. When they drove to the creek to check more[...]

August 26, 2014: Warrant Issued in Rand Robbery

A warrant has been issued for Christopher D. Carey (A.K.A. “Snacks”), 26 years old of Rand, WV.  He is charged with one count of armed robbery and three counts of wanton endangerment in connection with yesterday morning’s robbery in Rand.   Anyone with information on the location of Mr. Carey is asked to call 304-357-0169[...]

August 25, 2014: Searching for Missing Juvenile Expands

On August 10, 2014, 16 year old Ericka Brown was reported missing from the Cross Lanes area of Kanawha County, WV.   Her parents discovered her missing from the residence Sunday morning, then dialed 911.    She is 5’1” tall, and weighs about 100 pounds.  She has long, sandy blonde hair.  Her family was unable to[...]

August 25, 2014: Robbery in Rand

On August 25, 2014, at approximately 3:42 a.m. Metro 911 dispatched Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies to a reported shots fired call in Rand.  A caller reported being robbed at gunpoint at the intersection of Elaine Drive and Bluefield Avenue in Rand moments before dialing 911.  A Deputy Sheriff with the KCSO East City Patrol was[...]

Update: Malicious Wounding and Wanton Endangerment

George McColgan III, later told detectives he went to Oliver Street in St. Albans on the pre-tense of repaying a “drug debt” by doing some mechanical work on a car. Once he got there, he was attacked.   Captain Sean Crosier Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Commander Phone: (304) 545-8127     From: Sean[...]

Malicious Wounding and Wanton Endangerment

Just after 9:30pm last night Deputy T.A. Fouch was dispatched to the South Charleston area after Patrolman J.A. Bailes stopped a car for speeding in on MacCorkle Avenue. Patrolman Bailed discovered a riddled car and a driver covered in blood. The driver, George L. McColgan III age 30 of South Charleston told police he was[...]

August 14, 2014: DUI Checkpoint Scheduled

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Governor’s  Highway Safety Program, will be conducting a high visibility sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, August 16, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on W.V. Rt. 61 (Maccorkle Avenue) near Marmet, WV.    The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office randomly conducts checkpoints and targeted patrols throughout the[...]

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