Berea Police Report June 20, 2018

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DUI/Drug Arrests: On 06/15/2018 officers were called to I-75 Southbound in reference to an injury collision. A witness observed one of the passengers of one of the involved vehicles throw a handgun, a glass bottle, and two plastic bags into the woods before officers arrived. The handgun, a liquor bottle, and one plastic bag containing Marijuana were eventually located. The subject who threw the items was placed under arrest, and did some minor damage to the police cruiser once inside. He was also a convicted felon. The driver of the vehicle showed several signs of impairment and was also placed under arrest.

Officers charged 25 year old Hester Kimani of Cincinnati OH with Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon, Possession of Marijuana, and Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree. They charged 30 year old Jaron Wilcox of Dayton OH with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense, as well as several other traffic offenses.

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DUI/Drug Arrest: On 06/16/2018 officers were called to Clark’s BP in reference to a subject passed out in a vehicle. The vehicle was located beside of a gas pump with the driver passed out behind the wheel. The driver showed several signs of impairment and was placed under arrest. A white powder substance was located in the vehicle along with $1000 cash and a handgun under the seat.

Officers charged 40 year old Kevin Abney of Irvine KY with the following:

-Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense
-Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon

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DUI Arrest: On 06/15/2018 officers were called to McDonald’s on Brenwood Street in reference to someone passed out in a vehicle in the drive thru. The subject was passed out in the driver seat with the vehicle running, and they were eventually able to wake him. He showed several signs of impairment and was placed under arrest.

Officers charged 40 year old Kevin Abney of Irvine KY with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense.

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Shoplifting Arrest: On 06/14/2018 Walmart employees observed a male subject attempt to leave the store with several items that he did not pay for. He was stopped by the employees and the merchandise was returned.

Officers arrested 28 year old Jermaine Simpson of Berea KY and charged him with Theft By Unlawful Taking Shoplifting.

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Drug Arrest: On 06/13/2018 a traffic stop was conducted on Mill Street for a minor traffic violation. The driver of the vehicle did not have a license and attempted to give the officer a false name. The driver’s identity was eventually discovered, and she had several active arrest warrants. Canine Parko was on scene and gave a positive alert on the vehicle. A small plastic bag with suspected Methamphetamine residue was located on the driver side floorboard.

Officers arrested 38 year old Ashley Poindexter of Richmond KY and charged her with Giving an Officer False Identifying Information and Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree. She was also charged with several traffic offenses.

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