Upshur County

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Contact Information

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Virgil D. Miller, Sheriff
Heather D. Sparks, Chief Tax Deputy

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.

Sheriff Virgil Miller
Chief Deputy J. Michael Coffman
Lieutenant Marshall Powers
Sergeant Theron Caynor
Sergeant Dewaine Linger
Sergeant Rodney Rolenson
Deputy Daniel Barcus
Deputy Cole Bender
Deputy Dakota Linger
Deputy Seth Cutright
Deputy Cade Garrett
Deputy Tyler Chidester
Bailiff Mark Cunningham
Bailiff Bobby Hawkins
Crystal Linger, Bailiff/Administrative Assistant 

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:
Rodney S. Rolenson-Home Confinement Officer / 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:
Jason Knicely, 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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