WVC 9 - 7 - 5 A
§9-7-5a. Venue for criminal offenses.
In addition to other venues permitted by state law, a criminal
prosecution under section five of this article may be commenced in
the circuit court of Kanawha County or of any county in which:
(a) The defendant is conducting business; or
(b) Any of the conduct constituting a violation of any
provision of this article has occurred.