Berea Police Report July 31, 2018

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Unlawful Transaction with a Minor: On 07/30/2018 officers were called to Taco Bell in reference to a subject waving a handgun in the drive through. The vehicle was located with two occupants inside, and the passenger still had possession of the handgun. The two occupants were asked to step out of the vehicle, and a small amount of marijuana was located inside. The passenger who had the handgun was a 16 year old female.

Officers arrested 21 year old Austin Powell of Sandgap KY and charged him with Unlawful Transaction with a Minor 3rd Degree, Possession of Marijuana, and Drug Paraphernalia Possession. The juvenile was taken into custody and charged with Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree.

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Disorderly Conduct/Assault: On 07/30/2018 officers were called to St. Joseph Berea in reference to a patient causing a disturbance. The subject was screaming and threatening hospital staff and kicked an officer who arrived on the scene.

Officers arrested 45 year old Christie Burns of Berea KY and charged her with Disorderly Conduct, Menacing, and Assault 3rd Degree (Police Officer).

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Public Intoxication: On 07/29/2018 officers were called to Elm Street in reference to a male subject who appeared to be under the influence. He was located at an apartment complex and showed several signs of impairment.

Officers arrested 33 year old Curtis Sparks of Berea KY and charged him with Public Intoxication.

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Kidnapping Arrest: On 07/27/2018 officers were called to the 200 block of Glades Road in reference to a possible kidnapping.

An investigation revealed that 41 year old John Poynter of Berea KY went to the residence on Glades Road. He took a six year old child from the residence who he did not have custodial control over. The child had been with a babysitter when Poynter arrived at the home. He took the child without saying anything and was located by officers a short time later.

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Public Intoxication: On 07/27/2018 officers were called to Walmart in reference to a female who was possibly under the influence. The subject was stumbling in the parking lot and showed several other signs of impairment.

Officers arrested 23 year old Juleigha Wilson of Berea KY and charged her with Public Intoxication.

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Drug Arrest: On 07/26/2018 officers were called to Prince Royal Drive in reference to a female who was possibly under the influence. The subject was located at the Tobacco Shed and she showed several signs of impairment. She was in possession of a syringe that contained an unknown substance, as well as several different types of pills.

Officers arrested 22 year old Kayla Ross of Berea KY and charged her with the following:

-Public Intoxication
-Illegal Possession of a Legend Drug
-Drug Paraphernalia Possession
-Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree
-Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd Degree
-Prescription Controlled Substance not in Proper Container

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Drug Arrest: On 07/26/2018 officers were called to Spring Circle Drive in reference to a possible burglary in progress. The caller reported that a male subject was attempting to get inside one of the apartments. The subject was located walking away from the apartment buildings. He was in possession of a pill bottle that contained half of a white round tablet and a small amount of marijuana.

Officers arrested 37 year old Jonathan Abner of Berea KY and charged him with Illegal Possession of a Legend Drug and Possession of Marijuana.

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Shoplifting Arrest: On 07/25/2018 officers were called to Walmart in reference to a shoplifter. Store employees observed the subject attempt to leave the store after concealing several items in her purse.

Officers arrested 29 year old Lauren Arnold of Berea KY and charged her with Theft By Unlawful Taking (Shoplifting).

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DUI Arrest: On 07/24/2018 officers received a call about driver who was possibly under the influence. The vehicle was located, and a traffic stop was conducted on Prospect Street. The driver showed several signs of impairment and was placed under arrested.

Officers charged 29 year old Brittani Denny of Berea KY with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense.

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Shoplifting Arrest: On 07/24/2018 officers were called to Walmart in reference to a shoplifter. Store employees observed a subject attempt to leave the store with merchandise that they did not pay for.

Officers arrested 26 year old Laura Bailey of Berea KY and charged her with Theft By Unlawful Taking (Shoplifting).

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