February 26, 2014: Second Arrest in Murder Investigation

On February 25, 2014 Shawn Michael Legg, 32 of Saint Albans, WV, was arrested for Accessory After the Fact to Murder.  The charge relates to the murder of Eva Linda Woods.  Eva Linda Woods’ daughter, Jessica Woods, has been charged with murder in the matter.  Mr. Legg was living with Jessica Woods at the house[...]

February 24, 2014: Arrest in West Main Street Homicide

On February 24, 2014, detectives with the Kanawha Bureau of Investigation arrested Jessica Lee Woods (36 of West Main Street, Saint Albans, WV) for the murder of her mother, Eva Linda Woods.    Eva Woods was reported missing on Saturday, February 22, 2014.  Detectives had suspicions about the initial reports of Eva Woods’ disappearance.  During[...]

February 24, 2014: Body Found in Saint Albans

Detectives with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office’s Kanawha Bureau of Investigation have continued investigating the disappearance of Eva Linda Woods (59 of Saint Albans).  Suspicious circumstances surrounding her disappearance guided their efforts.   On Sunday, February 23, 2014 interviews were conducted and anonymous tips received.  Probable cause was developed to obtain a search warrant for[...]

February 24, 2014: Stabbings in Sissonville

Shortly after 11:00 p.m. on February 23, 2014 a stabbing was reported to Metro 911. Two men were fighting in the street. Kanawha County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched and arrived within a few moments. Tracy Stalnaker and Trevor Goins, both of Sissonville, WV, had stabbed each other with the same knife. The two went outside[...]

February 22, 2014: More Recent Picture of Missing Person

February 22, 2014: Missing Person from St. Albans

February 20, 2014: Additional Info on Last Night’s Shooting

On February 19, 2014 Dunbar Police Department officers went to an address in the 1400 block of West Virginia Avenue in Dunbar, WV.  They had a domestic violence petition to serve on Rick Dean Wilcox (65 years of age, of Dunbar), which required him to leave the residence.  The petition had been issued earlier that[...]

February 18, 2014: Drug Court Graduation Thursday

There will be a graduation ceremony for the Kanawha County Drug Court Program on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in the Ceremonial Court Room 4 in the Kanawha County Courthouse.   This will be Kanawha County’s 11th Drug Court Graduation.  Five clients will graduate bringing the total number of graduates to fifty-six (56).  And the 6th[...]

February 17, 2014: Drug Tips Lead to Arrest of Felon

On February 17, 2014 the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office STOP (Sheriff’s Tactical Operations Patrol) Team followed up on tips received through the department’s meth tip line.  Information from an earlier tip indicated Eric Toon was involved in the drug trade and was operating at 114 Roane Street, Charleston, Kanawha County WV.  An investigation was conducted[...]

February 14, 2014: Yesterday’s Crashes

Metro 911 has compiled totals for crashes reported on February 13, 2014 in Kanawha County.  The total number of crashes reported is 92, 16 of which involved injuries to occupants.   The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded to 32 of those crashes, a little more than 1/3 the total for the whole county.    The[...]

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