Monthly Archives: August 2010

Repeat theft victim, locates stolen 4 wheeler; Arrest made

Earlier today, Jason Snyder from St. Albans discovered that he had two 4-wheelers stolen sometime during the night.  He notified SAPD and also checked Dry Ridge Manor apartments, a local apartment complex where another 4-wheeler he’d had a stolen, was recovered a few months ago. Mr. Snyder located one of the newly missing 4-wheelers at […]
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Man attempts to rob Kroger by threatening to blow up store

Today at shortly before 4:30pm, Timothy M. Chapman (34 yoa from Scott Depot) walked up to the Service Desk at the Kroger Supermarket in St. Albans and demanded money.  He threatened to “blow the place up” and shoot everyone in the store  unless he received money.  He was reportedly yelling & screaming drawing the attention […]
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School Zone Reminder

Her in Kanawha County, kids return to school on Friday, August 20.  Just a reminder to slow down for the school zones in St. Albans.  Allow for time if you commute along Kanawha Terrace as you’ll have three different school zones to contend with (Central Elementary, SA High School, & McKinley Middle/Weimer Elementary).  SAPD officers […]
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3 Arrested for Carrying Concealed Handguns

At about 1:30am, SAPD K9 Officer P. A. Bass was foot patrol on Lot A near SAPD HQ with his K9.  Lot A is also the parking area for two area bars (Mel’s and Drummy’s) and contained a large amount of cars. Ptl. Bass saw 3 males sitting in a car on Lot A, the […]
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Monthly Report & Year to Date

Calls answered from 1-1-2010 thru 7-31-2010, as provided by METRO Communications: Jan thru Jul 2010 — SAPD Calls answered by SAPD for July 2010: July 2010 — SAPD
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Two new officers sworn in on July 30

Two new officers joined the force after being sworn in on Friday, July 30th by Mayor Richard Callaway.  The hiring of these two officers brings the department up to full staff.  However, they must still be certified, so they won’t be on patrol until completion of the WV State Police Academy.  They begin the Academy […]
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Retired SAPD K9 Passes Away

Retired SAPD K9, “Deuce” passes away overnight Saturday night at the home of his handler, Sgt. Jim Butler (Ret).  Deuce, pictured above, had a sudden recent illness that was being treated.  He was under medication, but he passed away during the night in his sleep. He served with SAPD from 2005 until the retirement of […]
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