Charleston Deputies Looking For Woman Who Stole Division of Highways Truck

CHARLESTON, WV (AP)- Police in Charleston say they are looking for a female suspect in the theft of a pickup truck and other items from a state Division of Highways garage before she fled by crashing through a locked gate.

Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office in a news release said the break-in occurred Saturday at a DOH garage in Charleston. The sheriff’s office released photos of a woman taken from security cameras.

The statement says a state-owned pickup truck was driven through a locked gate, causing thousands of dollars in damage. Humphreys says a leaf blower also was taken and the suspect stole and wore a DOH shirt and hat for the duration of the incident.

The statement says the suspect is a white female with dark hair and tattoos on her chest, back and right arm.

Anyone with information on her identity or the whereabouts of the truck is asked to contact the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office at 304-357-0169. Tips can be sent through email to

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