Monthly Archives: August 2009

Nitro Police seek information on murder

Early morning on August 1st, 2009, Dominique Guidry was shot & killed at Crossroads Village Apartments in Nitro. Nitro PD Detective D. A. Scurlock has requested anyone with information on this murder to please contact with authorities. The Kanawha Bureau of Investigation can be reached at 304-357-0200, and the Nitro Police Department may be reached […]
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Arrest for DUI, Simple Poss, Leaving Scene, & more

Shortly after 8pm, SAPD responded to a call of a car sitting on Park Street at 6th Avenue in traffic not moving. Officers arrived to find Jonathan Duff (18 yoa from St. Albans) unconscious. A female passenger was also unconscious. Officers saw damage to the car that appeared to be consistent with having struck a […]
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Melissa Spencer pleads guilty to Robbery

Melissa Spencer plead guilty today to 2nd Degree Robbery. On July 1, 2008, at about 8:30pm, she went to Lewie’s Gambling Parlor located in the 2800 block of MacCorkle Ave in St. Albans and held what looked like a real gun to the head of the clerk. She was accompanied by her then 7 year […]
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Ordinance Park Meth Lab

Earlier this afternoon, detectives from MDENT discovered a suspected meth lab at a residence in the 2700 block of Bard Avenue. Arrested were Matthew Utterback (30 yoa from St. Albans) and his girlfriend Rachel N. Haynes (28 yoa from St. Albans). They are charged with the lab and for endangering their children. They are parents […]
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Developments in gun shop B&Es

Information developed from Ptl. Marc Gilbert & Special Agent D. Cavender from the ATF, has implicated 3 area juveniles in the two break-ins to Ye Olde Gun Shoppe last week. All of the juveniles are about 15 years old. Working from prior knowledge of criminal activity, the 3 juveniles were identified and approached. They were […]
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2nd B&E to Gun Shop

For the 2nd night in a row, Ye Olde Gun Shoppe was broken into. Sometime between 2am & 4am, at least 2 persons broke into the gun shop and stole several more guns. Yesterday, 11 guns were taken in a B & E at that business. The number of guns taken last night are still […]
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B & E call results in arrests

Alan Counts Ricky Pantoja At about 11:30pm, SAPD received a call of a B & E in progress at Global Liquidation Centers at US 60 & Alameda Street. An employee sleeping inside the business heard the suspects trying to break in the back doors. He called 911 and SAPD responded. The suspects were still on […]
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Guns stolen in B & E

Sometime last night, 9 handguns and 2 shotguns were stolen in a breaking & entering in St. Albans. The business, Ye Olde Gun Shoppe, is located behind Tim Horton’s on 3rd Avenue. The business is not currently open, but there were still some items inside. There are no suspects at this time. It is believed […]
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Kevin Webster Turns Himself In

Kevin Webster turned himself in at SAPD just before 1pm today. Ptl. P. A. Bass had obtained warrants on Mr. Webster for Battery to Police Officer, Reckless Driving, Fleeing in Vehicle, Improper Registration, & No Proof of Insurance. Magistrate Kim Aaron set a bond of $7000 cash only. Mr. Webster was taken to the South […]
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St. Albans Police Dept Now Has Diecast Car

PRESS RELEASE St. Albans Beat the Heat is pleased to announce that RC2, the makers of Johnny Lightning die cast collectible cars, will produce a series of Beat the Heat cars in 1/64 scale. The first three cars in the series will be released this winter and will include the St. Albans Police Beat the […]
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