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2016 Annual Report

Attached is the 2016 Annual Report for the Police Department. 2016 Annual Report
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St. Albans Police Department is Accepting Applications

Are you between the ages of 18 and 40?  Have you thought about a career in law enforcement?  Are you a military veteran and were or are about to be honorably discharged?  Can you pass a background check?  If so, the St. Albans Police Department is accepting applications for Probationary Police Officer through August 18, […]
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*UPDATE* We need your help?

UPDATE: At about 8:50pm on Saturday, July 9, 2016, officers with the Saint Albans Police Department responded to the 200 block of MacCorkle Ave, Saint Albans, WV in reference to a fight call.  Upon arrival, officers learned that two of the males involved in the altercation were attempting to detain a male who had just […]
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Fugitive From Justice Arrested

A little after 6pm on Tuesday, June 14, SAPD officers and the US Marshals Service arrested William Lee Bayliss as a Fugitive From Justice from North Carolina.  Local US Marshals working with North Carolina authorities, tracked Bayliss to a relative’s home in the 15oo block of Kanawha Terrace.  He was arrested without incident at this […]
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National Drug Take Back event and Spring Clean-Up

Begin your Spring Clean-Up this Saturday, April 30th from 10am to 2pm, the St. Albans Police Department is hosting another drug take back event!  People are encouraged to bring their unused, unwanted, or expired medications to the Department at 51 6th Avenue so they can be safely disposed of.  Bring prescriptions*, over the counter meds, […]
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DUI Checkpoint

There will be a DUI checkpoint on Friday April 15, 2016.  It will be from 7pm to 1am in the Loop area of St. Albans. It will be staffed  by officers from St. Albans Police Department and Deputies from the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department. Funding for the check point is provided by the Governor’s Committee […]
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Arrest for Possession of Stolen Car

At about 6pm on Saturday, March 19, Sgt. P. A. Bass attempted to stop a green Jeep Liberty in the area of Kanawha Terrace and Green Valley Drive.  The registration plate on the Jeep belonged on a Chev S-10.  The driver of the Jeep did not immediately pull over, instead he proceeded to MacCorkle Avenue […]
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Attempted Phone Scams reported to SAPD

SAPD received five reports today of attempted phone scams.  A caller, claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service, called five different St. Albans residents telling them they owed money to the IRS and demanded payment on the spot of face criminal action.  None of the persons called gave them any money.  All reported they […]
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Attempted Robbery at Sun Trust Bank

On February 20, 2016 at 12:56 pm, officers were dispatched to the Sun Trust Bank which is inside the St. Albans Kroger at 1439 MacCorkle Ave. for a hold up alarm.  Metro Dispatch advised officers a male had just approached a teller and demanded  $10,000 be placed in a bag and added that if she complied no […]
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Convicted Felon Charged with Pawning Guns

Michael W. Collins (39 y.o.a. from St. Albans) was charged on Friday with three counts of Prohibited Possession of a Firearms after allegedly pawning a gun on three separate occasions during the month of December 2015.  An investigation revealed Collins pawned a firearm on December 4th, December 16th, and December 22nd all at the Kanawha […]
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