Monthly Archives: January 2014

Update on Death Investigation

Regarding the death investigation of Nancy Lynch which began the evening of January 27. An autopsy was performed on Ms. Lynch.  The Medical Examiner determined the cause of death was homicide.  Specifically, by stabbing.  For the time being, no further information will be released regarding the specifics of the stabbing or the time of death. […]
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Suspicious Death

Last night a little after 9pm on Sunday January 26, SAPD received a call to respond to the 2300 block of Jefferson Avenue regarding a deceased person.  The resident of the house was found by acquaintances who were concerned because they hadn’t heard from her.  Within minutes of officers arriving on scene, detectives from the […]
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Larceny from Local Restaurant

Around 9pm tonight, a male went to Lorobi’s Pizza along US60 in St. Albans.  He placed an order and while the staff member was in the back preparing the food, he opened the cash register and stole most of the cash. He left the store in a car headed west on US60.  The car is […]
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Police Pursuit: One arrested, one at large

While on patrol during the evening of January 16, 2013 at about 9:15pm, Ptl. Phil Bass attempted to stop a Pontiac Grand Am for defective equipment.  The car evaded and then refused to stop when Ptl. Bass got behind the car.  The car pulled in quickly behind the St. Albans Moose Lodge in the former […]
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Crash results in Drug Arrest

At about 3am this morning, SAPD responded to a single vehicle crash on Highland Drive in the area of Elm Street.  Officers arriving in the area found a man walking away from the crash.  Lt. P. C. Smith stopped and talked to the man to see if he was the driver.  He admitted to being […]
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Crash Sends Four to Hospital

At about 11:35pm, two cars collided at the intersection of 5th Street and US 60 last night.  Witnesses state a car driven by Sheila Gibson (54 yoa from St. Albans) turned left off of US 60 on to 5th Street in the path of a car driven by Natalie Thomas (35 yoa from Cross Lanes).  […]
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Prowler Call Results in Arrest

At about 2:42 am on Sunday January 12, 2014, SAPD was dispatched to a residence in the 2600 block of Bard Ave where the resident reported two males in the back yard.  They had left prior to arrival.  While still checking the area 10 minutes later, officers saw a male walking in the area.  When […]
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