December 30, 2014: Additional Information About Arrest of Mr. Skidmore

Glenn Skidmore was arrested by the West Virginia State Police in Logan County, WV around 5:00 a.m. on December 30, 2014.  However, Mr. Skidmore’s vehicle was first spotted by a Logan County Deputy Sheriff.  That Deputy followed Mr. Skidmore and waited on back-up before initiating a traffic stop on the vehicle.  State Troopers and a[…]

December 30, 2014: Additional Information on Murder Investigation

On the morning of December 30, 2014 Glenn Skidmore was arrested by the West Virginia State Police in Logan County, WV on a traffic stop.  He was arrested on warrants for murder and malicious wounding obtained in Kanawha County the previous night.   Mr. Skidmore is accused of shooting and killing his sister, Michelle Lee[…]

December 29, 2014: Murder in Mink Shoals

On December 29, 2014 residents on Greenwood Avenue in Mink Shoals called Metro 911 to report a shooting.  A man walked to their door with multiple gunshot wounds, covered in blood.  He said he and his mother had been shot next door.   Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene.  Medics[…]

December 24, 2014: Lucas Arrested for Malicious Wounding

Overnight the suspect in yesterday’s reported stabbing was arrested on a warrant for malicious wounding. Joseph Lucas, Jr. Was arrested at Forker’s Bar on Rocky Fork Road after someone in the bar called in a tip. He was arrested and nonviolent while in custody. He was taken to South Central Regional Jail following the booking[…]

December 23, 2014: Stabbing Reported in Cross Lanes

On December 23, 2014 at 4:37 p.m. Corporal S. G. Richards of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Cold Spot at 710 Cross Lanes Drive, Cross Lanes, WV, for a reported stabbing.  When he arrived he spoke to Michelle Hardwick, the victim.  She said the altercation occurred at a residence elsewhere on[…]

December 23, 2014: Thank You Kanawha County

This year the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the people of Kanawha County for their support throughout 2014.    This month Deputy Sheriffs collected more than 9,000 items of non-perishable food to help restock the food pantry at the Union Mission, lent a hand during their giveaway; and moved 18,000 pounds of[…]

December 17, 2014: Malicous Wounding in Rand

On December 17, 2014 at approximately 9:00 a.m. Metro 911 received a 911 call reporting a shooting on the 5300 block of Starling Drive in Rand, WV.  Deputy Sheriffs of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to respond.  Other agencies assisted in the initial response, including the West Virginia State Police and United States[…]

December 15, 2014: Warrant Issued in Cross Lanes Stabbing

On December 15, 2014 Deputy Sheriffs of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to an apartment complex on Dalewood Drive in Cross Lanes, WV.  A 911 call had been placed indicating a stabbing had occurred in the parking lot of Westchester Village Apartments.  Deputies arrived and made certain the scene was safe for medics[…]

December 11, 2014: Food Drive Tomorrow

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is working to help resupply the Union Mission food pantry. As part of that effort we will be collecting canned and other non-perishable foods at our office tomorrow. From 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Deputies will be at Virginia and Goshhorn Streets taking donations from the public. Our intention is[…]

December 10, 2014: Surveillance Footage from Motorcycle Theft

On December 1, 2014 a motorcycle was reported stolen.  The vehicle was stolen between midnight and 2:15 a.m. on December 1.  The theft occurred at the Tyler Heights apartment complex on New Goff Mountain Road in Cross Lanes, WV.   Initially, surveillance footage was believed to be unavailable.  Last night we were able to obtain[…]

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