Monthly Archives: April 2010

Chief Crawford Announces Promotions

Chief Joe Crawford is pleased to announce promotions within the St. Albans Police Department.  On March 20th, a promotional test was held by the St. Albans Civil Service Commission for vacancies at the ranks of Captain, Lieutenant, & Sergeant. These vacancies were due to the recent retirements of Captain Jim Hanshaw & Sgt. Jim Butler. […]
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February Complaints & Crashes

With apologies for the delay, here are the February complaint reports and crashes in separate PDF files. The winter months were kept busy with performing background investigations and studying for promotional exams. Complaints & Crashes for March should be up in a few days. Feb%20Complaints.pdf Feb%20Crashes.pdf
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Felony Shoplifting

Jennifer M. Johnson was detained at the St. Albans K-Mart for concealing make-up in her purse. SAPD was contacted and after a record check, she was arrested for 3rd offense Shoplifting. Ms. Johnson’s record indicated that she’d been convicted of 4 previous 1st Offense Shoplifting charges and one previous 3rd Offense Shoplifting charge to which […]
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Child Abuse Resulting in Death

On April 7 at about 1045 am, SAPD responded to Thomas Memorial Hospital regarding a deceased infant. Ptlm. B. Tagayun was met by investigators from the State Medical Examiner’s Office who believed that the infant was the victim of abuse that caused the death. Investigators from the Kanawha Bureau of Investigation were called and conducted […]
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