Contact Information

J. Michael Coffman, Sheriff

38 W. Main St., Room 101
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Phone: 304-472-1180 - Tax Office
  304-472-1182 - Law Enforcement Office

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm

Upshur County Sheriff's Office Personnel

Law Enforcement
Sheriff J. Michael Coffman
Lieutenant Marshall Powers
Sergeant Theron Caynor
Sergeant/PRO Officer Dewaine Linger
Sergeant Rodney Rolenson
PRO Officer Tim Menendez
Corporal/K9 Handler Tyler Chidester
Corporal Tanner Collins
Corporal Tyler Gordon
Deputy Cole Bender
Deputy Dakota Linger
Deputy Riley Lamb
Process/Bailiff Mark Cunningham
Bailiff Brian McClain
Crystal Linger, Bailiff/Administrative Assistant 

Heather Sparks, Chief Tax Deputy
Laura Page, Tax Deputy
Natalie, Nicholson, Tax Deputy
Kirsten Howes, Tax Deputy
Kayli Curry, Tax Deputy
Toni Newman, Fire Fee Clerk

Court Security
Danny Sears, CSO Supervisor
Tim Bennett, CSO
Mike Haler, CSO
Dale Thorne, CSO
Russ Warner, CSO
Steven Neely, CSO
Roger Davis, CSO
Doug Woods, CSO
Robert Wilt, CSO
John Davis, CSO

There is a Deputy on duty 24/7
If you need to contact an officer after hours and it is not an emergency, call (304) 472-9550, the non-emergency number of the Communications Center.  For emergencies, call 911.

Other Contacts:

Home Confinement-Community Corrections:
Theron Caynor - Home Confinement Officer
Derek Long - Home Confinement Supervisor
Rodney Rolenson - Community Corrections Project Director
Cheyenne Troxell - Community Corrections Program Director
Tom Posey - Field Supervisor
Located at the Day Report Center
Buckhannon, WV 26201
304-472-0780 / 304-472-9548

Dog or Farm Animal Matters:
John Slaughter, Humane Officer — 304-473-0308, if emergency, call 304-472-9550
Dog Pound — 304-472-3865

Project Lifesaver - A Search and Rescue system for Alzheimer’s patients or anyone with a disability causing the potential to wander. For more information, contact:
Sgt. Theron Caynor, Upshur County Sheriff’s Office — 304-472-1182 

Illegal Dumping along roads or streams: call DNR — 304-924-6211

Tygart Valley Regional Jail — 304-637-0382 

Sex Offender Registry: scroll down to Sex Offenders at bottom right

ATV Laws

Child Seat Laws: All children up to age 8 must be properly secured in a federally approved Child Safety or Booster Seat. If the child reaches 4’9” tall before their 8th birthday, then a seatbelt is legally sufficient. It is recommended that all children under age 12 ride in the back seat.

DUI — .08 Blood Alcohol Content

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