Drug Arrests: On 08/10/2015 Officers made contact with a male subject walking in the roadway on Haiti Road. As they were speaking to him, a blue pickup pulled up and they made contact with the driver. They discovered that the first subject had an active arrest warrant and the subject fled on foot. He was eventually located hiding in a wooded area behind Cracker Barrel, but refused to comply with Officer’s instructions. He was eventually taken into custody and placed under arrest. Officers back on Haiti Road asked the driver of the pickup truck to exit his vehicle. As he did they observed a metal container and a small bag of synthetic Marijuana in the truck. The metal container had an unknown substance wrapped in plastic.
Officers arrested 31 year old James Owens of Berea KY and 21 year old Nathaniel Bryant of Berea KY. While running away, Owens threw down a red backpack and it was recovered after the chase. The backpack contained approximately three pounds of synthetic Marijuana. Bryant was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree and Possession of Synthetic Drugs.
Owens was charged with the following….
-Fleeing or Evading Police 2nd Degree
-Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia Possession
-Trafficking in Synthetic Drugs 1st Offense
Public Intoxication: On 08/09/2015 Officers observed a subject crying on the ground on Chestnut Court. The subject had slurred speech and was unsteady on his feet.
Officers arrested 22 year old Ronald Green of McKee KY and charged him with Public Intoxication.
Alcohol Arrest: On 08/08/2015 Officers were called to St. Joseph Berea in reference to an intoxicated male subject being disruptive. The subject had slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, and a strong odor of alcohol.
Officers arrested 51 year old Joallen McKenna of Richmond KY and charged him with Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place.
Public Intoxication: On 08/06/2015 Officers were called to the 200 Block of Herndon Street in reference to a male subject beating on the front door of a residence. The subject was located in the front yard of the residence and appeared to be under the influence.
Officers arrested 36 year old James Slone of Richmond KY and charged him with Public Intoxication and Disorderly Conduct.
DUI Arrest: On 08/06/2015 Officers were called to Elm Street in reference to a motor vehicle collision. When Officers arrived the vehicle had been moved to a driveway and the driver was located hiding in a backyard. He had a strong odor of alcohol and stated that he had been drinking.
Officers arrested 19 year old Alexander Helton of Berea KY and charged him with Operating A Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense.
Shoplifting Arrest: On 08/04/2015 Walmart employees observed a female conceal merchandise in her purse before attempting to leave the store.
Officers arrested 39 year old Lucy Smallwood of Manchester KY and charged her with Theft By Unlawful Taking Shoplifting and Criminal Trespassing 3rd Degree. Smallwood had previously been banned from the property.
The total value of the merchandise was $207.52.