Buchanan County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Buchanan County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 1327 Lover's Gap Road, Vansant, 24656 VA
  • Chief:
Phone: 276-935-2313

Buchanan County Sheriff's Office is located at 1327 Lover's Gap Road, Vansant, 24656 VA. The Buchanan County Sheriff's Office phone number is 276-935-2313.

Buchanan County Sheriff's Office News

Drug take back will be on October 27, 2018 from 10:00 AM til 2:00 PM at the Vansant Food City. Bring your expired medications. No NEEDLES, LIQUIDS or INHALERS.

Senior Citizens Day!!! Join us Buchanan General Hospital 5th Floor on Monday September 24, 2018 from 9AM til 12:30PM.

Wanted!!! Andrew Scammell DOB: 03-04-1994 Height: 5'09 Gender: Male Race: White Hair: Brown Charges: Grand Larceny If you have any knowledge of the location of the person described above please contact the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office at (276) 935-2313 or Investigator Stanley McCoy at (276) 312-9452.

Please post your house number so that emergency services can find you.


Putting Prayers to Action will be visiting our county Thursday December 14, 2017 from 5:30PM til 7:30PM at Vansant Baptist Church. They will have shoes, clothes and toys for the kids. Kids must be present to receive these items. Food and hygiene items will also be given away. Hotdog dinners will be served and a short presentation will be presented.

Our golf tournament scheduled for Friday May 19 has been postponed until Friday June 2 due to the weather.

Putting Prayers to Action will once again be visiting our county on Saturday April 1, 2017 from 2PM til 4:30 PM at the Russell Prater Fire Department at Poplar Gap. Easter treats for the kids, clothes, shoes, toiletries and food bags will be given out. Your child must be present to receive easter treats, clothing and shoes. Any questions contact Snoda Compton at the Sheriff's Office 276-935-2313 Or Debbie Foster at 276-935-8296.

Six years ago today the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office was forever changed. Deputies Neil Justus and Billy Stiltner killed in the line of duty. Deputies Eric Rasnake and Shane Charles were also shot in the line of duty on that day and have since retired due to their injuries. Please remember these brave men and their families today and keep them in your prayers.

The Buchanan County Sheriff's Office would like to thank everyone who came out to support Project Lifesaver today during our Inaugural flag football tournament. Congratulations to team YELLOW on your victory!!! And a BIG shout out to Jon Brown for organizing the event...We are looking forward to having another one soon!

Sheriff Ray Foster, Eddie Stiltner,Tasha Meadows, Chris Sparks. We enjoyed serving breakfast to the kids at Hurley Elementary/Middle School this morning.

The Buchanan County Sheriff's Office will be collecting supplies for Gatlinburg TN. We will be collecting: Water, Snacks, Paper Towels, Sport Drinks, Hand Soap, Hand Sanitizer, First Aide Kits and Blankets. You can drop off your donations at the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office at Vansant or at our 911 Center located beside Heritage Hall on Slate Creek.

Putting Prayers to Action will at Vansant Baptist Church on Saturday December 3, 2016 from 5:30 PM til 7:30 PM. They will have clothes, shoes, toys and treats for the kids, child must be present in order to receive these items. Food and toiletries for the family will also be provided. The church will be providing free hotdogs and chips.

Thanks to Harbor of Life Youth Group for the Treats.....

We would like everyone to know that after an extensive investigation, we have identified the source of the Facebook and Instagram posts. Thank you for your patience during this investigation. Please be aware that this investigation is ongoing and, the safety of our schools is of the very most importance.