April 8, 2016: Missing Person Sought 

Relatives of Ryan Mitchell Strickland, 33 years old of Mammoth, last saw him in December 2015.  They reported him missing since then, and there is evidence he’s been staying in the Ashland, KY area until earlier this month (April 2016).  Detectives with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office have been in the Ashland area searching for […]

April 8, 2016: Driver Identified in Hernshaw Fatality 

Late yesterday, April 7, 2016, detectives received information that led them to the identity of the driver involved in the hit and run in Hernshaw.  The family of an 80 year old woman from Boone County called from out of state.  They explained the woman suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and she may have been involved. […]

April 7, 2016: Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Hernshaw 

Last night around 10:50 p.m. a pedestrian on Lens Creek Road was struck by a south-bound vehicle.  That vehicle fled the scene toward Boone County.  Another car then struck him while he was on the ground in the road.  The driver of the second vehicle pulled over to see what happened and called 911. Deputies […]

Match 19, 2016: Names from Yesterday’s Shooting 

The name of the shooter in yesterday’s incident on Everest Circle is Travis R. Wilson, 40 years old of Saint Albans.  The person shot is Seth Hardwick, 29 years old from Saint Albans.  He is still in the hospital, but no more specific update on his condition is available.   No decisions have been reached […]

March 18, 2016: Shooting Near Saint Albans 

On March 18, 2016 at about 3:50 p.m. Metro 911 received calls of a shooting in the neighborhood of Everest Circle, near Saint Albans, WV.  Deputy Sheriffs with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene.  While they were on their way dispatchers spoke to neighbors who relayed a lot of helpful information.   […]

March 18, 2016: Missing 15 Year Old From Sissonville 

Kayla Hamilton, a fifteen year old from the Sissonville, WV area, has been missing since last weekend.  She was reported missing to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, March 14, 2016.    Ms. Hamilton’s family believes she is with her boyfriend, a seventeen year old boy.  She was last seen in the Dunbar, WV […]

March 17, 2016: DUI Checkpoint Announcement 

This Saturday evening (March 19, 2016, 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.) the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office will hold a high visibility sobriety checkpoint near Elkview on U.S. Route 119.  This checkpoint is made possible through funding from the Governor’s Highway Safety Program.    The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has no tolerance for impaired driving in […]

February 26, 2016: Two Drug Arrests this Week 

On Sunday, February 21, 2016, a pickup truck driven by Randy Dustin (37 years old of Poca, WV) was stopped by a Kanawha County Deputy Sheriff.  A canine was called to the traffic stop and indicated narcotics were present inside the vehicle.  Officers searched the vehicle and the following items were found:  56 grams of […]

February 25, 2016: Drug Court Graduation Today 

February 23, 2016: Fatal Crash in Sissonville 

Last night there was a head-on crash on Rocky Fork Road near Collindale Circle in Sissonville, WV.  One of the drivers of the cars died from his injuries. A 2014 Chevrolet Spark hatchback was traveling south on Rocky Fork Road.  A 2011 Ford F-350 pickup was going north.  The two vehicles struck in a head-on […]