Monthly Archives: March 2014

New Hires increases SAPD to 26 Officers

Last night at the St. Albans City Council meeting, Mayor Richard Callaway swore in two new police officers for St. Albans PD.  This increases the Department to 26 officers, the highest staffing level ever.  The St. Albans City Council approved this expansion over the last several years from 21 officers to 26.  The new officers […]
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Two arrested for Arson

On Friday, March 7 at about 8:14 pm, the Fire and Police Departments for St. Albans were dispatched to the rear of the Kroger Supermarket located at the St. Albans Mall Shopping Center along MacCorkle Avenue.  Employees reported some boxes had been set on fire outside the back of the store a few feet from […]
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School Zone Traffic Stop yields Fugitive From Justice

At about 7:55am on March 7, Lt. Phil Smith stopped a vehicle for speeding in the school zone of Central Elementary School.  A record check on the driver revealed he was in NCIC as a wanted person from the State of Ohio.  The driver, Raymond Z. Brainard (24 y.o.a. from Charleston) is wanted in Athens […]
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Woman charged with Grand Larceny from K-Mart

A little after 6pm on Thursday, March 6, loss prevention personnel from the St. Albans K-Mart reported watching a woman remove several items of jewelry from a display case and conceal them in her purse.  The woman also attempted to flee the store, but employees were able to block her way.  She fled back in […]
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Warrant served for Armed Robbery & Wanton Endangerment

With the assistance of Huntington PD, a warrant was served in Huntington on Cameron Layne by SAPD Detectives.  The warrant was obtained  for a Home Invasion of an apartment on Highland Drive in St. Albans on the early morning of December 23, 2013.  In this crime, Layne is accused of forcing his way in to […]
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Arrest Totals for 2014

Total Arrests for 2014 Month            Felonies        Misd.          Totals January 9 46 55 February 7 43 50 Total 16 89 105
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