Monthly Archives: January 2016

Warming Location Available in St. Albans

If anyone loses electricity in the St. Albans area, the Hansford Senior Center will be made available as a warming center.  If the power goes out before 4:30pm today (January 22), call the Hansford Center directly at 304-722-4621.  If it’s after hours tonight or tomorrow (January 23), contact the St. Albans Police Department through the […]
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Man steals car from a Go-Mart; Caught in Institute & faces a host of charges

Today at about 1:18 pm, a blue Jeep Grand Cherokee was stolen from the Go-Mart at 550 3rd Street.  The occupants had went inside and left the keys in it.  While inside, a man jumped inside and drove off.  An off-duty Charleston PD officer witnessed the theft and followed the vehicle in his personal car […]
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Fugitive From Justice Found; Was stopped for Public Urination

At about 6:45 pm on Tuesday, January 19, SAPD Detective M. J. Martin witnessed a man urinate in public at the KRT Bus Stop at 3rd Street and 6th Avenue.  Det. Martin, a member of SAPD’s Special Enforcement Unit, stopped the man and ran a routine record check prior to writing him a citation.  This […]
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Pursuit ends with multiple felony charges

Shortly before 4pm, Ptl. Sheila McCuskey attempted to stop Nissan pick-up truck for running a red light.  The driver of the truck refused to stop headed west on US 60.  The truck crossed the Dick Henderson Bridge in to the City of Nitro proceeding west.  The truck turned up 14th street and then into a […]
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Pursuit of stolen car yields arrest of convicted felon & shotgun

At about 2:15am on Wednesday, January 6, 2016, Ptl. Jeff Lucas noticed a silver Mazda RX8 in the area of B Street and US 60.  It matched the description of a stolen vehicle from the Indian Head area outside of St. Albans.  When he attempted to stop the car, it fled west on US 60 […]
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