Monthly Archives: November 2011

Crash Fatality, US 60 & Alameda Street

At about 2:31 pm, the St. Albans Police Department & St. Albans Fire Department responded to a two vehicle crash on US 60 @ Alameda Street.  A vehicle was pulling out of Alameda Street and was struck by a car east bound on US 60. John C. Frazier (91 yoa from Charleston) was driving a […]
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Man Arrested for Shooting Gun in Town

At around 2:30pm today, SAPD officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of the railroad overpass near Kanawha Terrace & Drew Street.  Officers found a man in the area.  When questioned, he admitted to shooting a rifle under the overpass. He led officers to a SKS Assault Rifle.  He had been […]
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Purse Stolen from Car at Funeral

While attending a funeral at Cunningham Memorial Park in St. Albans today, a woman had the window broken out on her car and a purse stolen.  Some cash and several credit card were among the items stolen.  This happened about 3:30 pm today.  The suspect vehicle is said to be a Ford Windstar or Chevy […]
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Interim Chief Named

With the resignation of Brent Coates, Mayor Callaway has named Lt. Mike Matthews Interim Chief. Chief Matthews joined the St. Albans Police Department in February 1989.  Prior to joining the Department, he worked as a Firefighter for Nitro Fire Department and EMT for the Kanawha County Ambulance Authority.  He was promoted to Sergeant in May […]
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Tip leads to Robbery Arrest

The robbery reported at the Exxon One Stop on Monday night 11-7-2011 has been cleared with the arrest of Ashley D. Tippett.  The clerk reported a female came in to the store and demanded money after threatening to shoot the clerk.  No weapon was displayed or seen.  The next day, a tip provided Tippett’s name […]
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Arrest Made, Hit & Run Causing Death

The victim in the Hit & Run last week died this morning.  Christopher Booker passed away due to injuries received about 4:30 am this morning. Almost immediately after the incident of the evening of November 3rd, the name of Anthony Eads came up as a possible suspect.  SAPD also received tips regarding his involvement.  Mr. […]
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Robbery @ Exxon One Stop

At about 8:55 pm, the clerk at the Exxon One Stop reported a robbery.  A person entered the store wearing an orange ski mask came in to the store and threatened the use of a weapon, but none was displayed.  The offender demanded cash.  A small amount of cash was surrendered.  The offender is believed […]
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