Mercer County Sheriff's Department

  • Agency: Mercer County Sheriff's Department
  • Address: 1501 W Main St, Princeton, 24740 WV
  • Chief:
Phone: 304-487-8364

Mercer County Sheriff's Department is located at 1501 W Main St, Princeton, 24740 WV. The Mercer County Sheriff's Department phone number is 304-487-8364.

Mercer County Sheriff's Department News

Internet crimes against children is an ongoing problem in Mercer County. Please review the attached brochure for tips on how to keep your children safe, resources for parents, and contact information for Sgt. S. A. Sommers, if you believe your child has been a victim.

We are receiving daily reports of citizens being contacted by individuals posing as the IRS and demanding money. This is a common SCAM that is occurring all over the US that results in the fraud of thousands of dollars each year. Anytime your are solicited for payment over the phone or internet, please check the source to make sure it is a valid request and if you are unsure, DO NOT provide a payment and call your local law enforcement agency for guidance. You can also go to to file a complaint and view resources.

The Mercer County Sheriff's Department has teamed up with CARFAX to offer crash reports online for purchase. This will allow all parties involved to purchase and print crash reports from and save you a trip to the courthouse. In order to find your report at, you will need last name, date of the crash, and report number.

While there are multiple electronic signs posted along Interstate 77 in Virginia and just across the line in West Virginia, many truck drivers are failing to take the detour onto US 460. With the current state of road work, there is no dedicated slow lane for the 4 mile hill-pull to Princeton - as well as no emergency pull off shoulder. 🚧 This detour has plans to be in effect until mid November or later. 🚛🚓 Please share this with anyone who operates larger trucks - it may save them a ticket or 2 🚔‼️