Get Connected
  • facebook
  • twitter
  • Sign In
  • Classifieds
  • Sections

Police Blotter  »  News  »  Police Blotter

Man stabbed on Charleston’s East End

A man was stabbed in the arm at a residence in the 1400 block of Jackson Street in Charleston Monday night, according to a Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatcher.

Another adult male, possibly the man’s roommate, was detained as a suspect,...

Kanawha, Putnam officers obtain nearly 80 warrants for drug crimes

Police from Kanawha and Putnam counties have not conducted a warrant round-up that covered as wide an area as Thursday’s in years, according to the officers involved.

Police had made nearly 30 arrests out of about 80 drug-related warrants ...

Two-vehicle wreck shuts down interstate

A two-vehicle accident shut down Interstate 77 at the 99 mile marker near Charleston Thursday afternoon, according to a Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatcher. The wreck happened around 12:45 p.m. A patient with chest and back injuries was taken to the...

WVU student takes sexual assault story to Facebook

The Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a possible sexual assault case involving a West Virginia University student who has taken her story online.

In a Facebook video posted last month, WVU freshman Julie Lindsey claims...

Police chief says he was fired for not writing tickets

The recently-terminated Gauley Bridge police chief alleges he was fired because he wasn’t writing enough speeding tickets.

In fact, Malcolm Cottrell hadn’t written any at all in more than a year, since legislation barred him from...

Gun discharges after being thrown during police pursuit

A Charleston man threw his gun, which then discharged near officers who were chasing him on the West Side on Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Monta Taylor, 30, fled when he saw officers in an alley in the 500 block of Main Street, according to...

Trial set for Wood County man accused of killing toddler

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – A Wood County man is scheduled to stand trial next year on charges of killing a 1-year-old girl.

Media outlets report that 29-year-old Curtis Dean Richards II pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of murder of a...

One lane of I-64 closed at Nitro for wreck

The westbound fast lane of Interstate 64 near the Nitro exit shut down around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday after a 10-foot box tractor trailer wrecked, according to a Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatcher.

The dispatcher said the truck likely hydroplaned....

Police ID McDowell man who was shot in head

State Police have identified a man who survived being shot in the head in McDowell County Monday night, as well as the alleged shooter.

Randall Edwards, of Panther, was listed in stable condition Tuesday afternoon, according to Lt. Michael...

Dunbar man’s disappearance suspicious, police say

Police are now calling the disappearance of a Dunbar man suspicious.

Daryl Smith, 46, of Dunbar, has been missing since Oct. 1. Police have been looking for him since last week and say they have strong leads, according to a news release issued...

Culloden man pleads to attempted assault

WINFIELD, W.Va. -- A Culloden man pleaded guilty earlier this month to attempted malicious assault for trying to hit his girlfriend – who was pregnant with his child – with a truck.

Jessie W. Shearer was indicted by a Putnam County ...

Police ID person of interest in connection to body in Braxton County
Police ID person of interest in connection to body in Braxton County

The West Virginia State Police has identified a person of interest in the case of a body found in Braxton County.

Jeremy A. Wolfe, 29, of Spruce Run Road, Glenville, has not been charged with a crime, but the State Police wants the...

Missing woman’s body found in Braxton County

The Associated Press

OIL CREEK, W.Va. – West Virginia State Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in Braxton County.

State police tell media outlets that Crystal Dean, 36, of Orlando was last seen at a...

Top Video