January 9, 2017: Wanted Person – Child Neglect resulting in Injury 

On January 4, 2017 Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded to CAMC General Hospital to investigate a report of a possible child abuse incident.  A 33 day old infant had been transported by Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority medics from the Family Care Health Center located in St. Albans, to CAMC General Hospital […]

December 20, 2016: Help ID Suspects 

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office and Saint Albans Police Department are working a stolen debit card case.  The cards have been used in several locations around the valley.  Investigators are seeking assistance identifying the suspects, one male and one female.    Anyone with information on the identity of these two people is asked to contact […]

December 15, 2016: Correction to Last 

The arrested subject in the previous email was listed as Richard Short.  His correct name is Richard Allen Hall.  There was a typo on the charging document which has been corrected.  The age and hometown were correctly listed.   I apologize for the mistake and confusion.  

December 15, 2016: Stolen Vehicle Arrest in Campbells Creek 

This morning around 8:00 a.m. Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office received word a stolen vehicle was near Keystone Drive, near Charleston, WV.  They went to the area and spotted the car, a tan Honda CRV.  The car was parked along a roadway with a male in the driver’s seat.  The driver was later […]

December 14, 2016: Warrant Issued in Murder 

Detectives with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office have obtained a warrant charging Dajuan Jackson (24 years old of Detroit, MI) with murder.  This charge is part of the investigation into Monday’s murder at Drexel Place in Cross Lanes, WV.    Mr. Jackson is approximately 5’6” tall, weighs 148 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes.  […]

December 13, 2016: Victim Identified in Cross Lanes Murder 

The victim of yesterday morning’s murder at Drexel Place has been positively identified.  His name is Christopher Moses Butler, 26 years old of Detroit, MI.    The investigation is continuing.  Detectives have leads and are working with other agencies on the case.  Anyone with information is asked to call our office at 304-357-0169, submit a […]

December 12, 2016: Murder in Cross Lanes 

This morning shortly after midnight there was a fatal shooting in building 7 at Drexel Place in Cross Lanes, WV.  The victim was shot by another person known to him.  He died at the scene.   The suspect fled immediately.  Deputy Sheriffs with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded to search the area and begin […]

December 9, 2016: Help ID Suspect with Stolen Vehicle and Credit Cards 

On December 7, 2016 Deputy K. T. Carte of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the theft of a vehicle in the Saint Albans area.  A 2006, silver Ford Mustang was stolen.  The license plate for the vehicle is West Virginia 9YB917.    Inside the vehicle was a wallet with several credit cards which […]

December 8, 2016: DUI Checkpoint 

Please see the attached press release from our Highway Safety director, Lieutenant J. Thaxton.   Checkpoint-Dec-2016.pdf

December 6, 2016: Deputy of the Year 2016 

Tomorrow, December 7, 2016, and 11:00 a.m. there will be a ceremony awarding our Deputy of the Year.  This year’s event will be held in the first floor courtroom of our Headquarters in the W. Kent Carper Justice and Public Safety building.   Please join us as we review and thank the nominees and announce […]