Category Archives: Police & Fire Reports

temporary rolling roadblocks on I-75

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, announces that temporary rolling roadblocks are scheduled for two exits located on Interstate 75 in Madison County. The closures are necessary for survey operations to be conducted by the University of Kentucky Transportation Center.

Wednesday, July 26 – 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. this evening
Interstate 75
• temporary rolling roadblocks will be in effect for Exit 77 and Exit 97

Note: Kentucky State Police will be assisting with the roadblocks and traffic.

Fatal Traffic Collision / Rockcastle Co.

vehicle collision

On Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at approximately 10:43 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a single-vehicle traffic collision involving a small child on Old State Road near the intersection of Fairview Loop in the Conway community of Rockcastle County.

Upon arrival, Trooper Adam Hensley determined that a 2007 Ford Edge was traveling southbound when it struck a 17-month-old child Continue reading Fatal Traffic Collision / Rockcastle Co.

Justice Secretary Tilley Honors Troopers and Officers At KSP Awards Ceremony

Kentucky State Police award recipients include (left to right) CVE Officer First Class Michael R. Hamblin (2016 Jason Cammack Officer of the Year); Officer Michael R. Curry (2016 Facilities Security Officer of the Year); Sr. Trooper James ‘Clint’ Collins (2016 Trooper of the Year); Detective Craig A. Miller (2016 Detective of the Year); Trooper First Class Billy Gregory (2016 Public Affairs Officer of the Year) and Detective Edward “Alex” Wesley, II (2016 Arson Investigator of the Year).

Justice Secretary John Tilley joined Kentucky State Police Commissioner Richard Sanders in recognizing 79 KSP troopers and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officers for bravery, life-saving acts, and dedication to duty, at a ceremony held July 21.

Continue reading Justice Secretary Tilley Honors Troopers and Officers At KSP Awards Ceremony

Richmond Police Department Awards Banquet

Richmond Police Officer of the Year Officer Hunter Harrison.

Richmond Police Officer of the Year

Officer Hunter Harrison was awarded the 2016 law enforcement officer of the year. Harrison was honored for excelling in investigation efforts related to street level narcotics cases, specifically heroin trafficking cases in Richmond. Continue reading Richmond Police Department Awards Banquet

KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses


On July 18, 2017, at approximately 8:20 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Brandon R. Hoskins, 24, on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

Hoskins was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect uploading Continue reading KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

Trooper Involved Shooting

Officer Involved Shooting

Kentucky State Police Detectives are on the scene of a Trooper Involved Shooting on Gilly Lane in the Rockholds community of Whitley County.

Preliminary investigation revealed that on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at approximately 4:20 PM, Troopers from Post 11, along with Whitley County Deputies located a wanted fugitive, Billy Barnhill, 31, of Rockholds. Barnhill was located on an ATV at a residence in the Rockholds community. As Officers approached Barnhill, he took off at a high rate of speed and Continue reading Trooper Involved Shooting

Richmond Police Report July 18, 2017

ARRESTED

Trafficking in Controlled Substance: On 07/16/2017, Richmond police arrested Gary Kendrick, 27, of South Fairview. Richmond, Kentucky.

Kendrick was charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st ( Methamphetamine) Possession of Controlled Substance 1st (Methamphetamine), Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapon, Possession of Controlled Substance 1st (Heroin) , Illegal Possession Continue reading Richmond Police Report July 18, 2017

Berea Police Report July 18, 2017

ARRESTED

Receiving Stolen Property: On 07/14/2017 officers received information about a possible stolen vehicle that could be in the area. Just before 4:00 am, a vehicle matching the description was located at Speedway on Prince Royal Drive. The license plate on the car did not come back to the same make and model as the car it was on, and a traffic stop was conducted. A check of the VIN confirmed that the car was stolen out of Lexington.

All three of the occupants had active arrest warrants and were placed under arrest. They were 36 year old Cody Robinson of Brodhead KY, 36 year old Joshua Cromer of Mount Vernon KY, and 30 year old Jessica Gibbs of Richmond KY.

They were charged with Receiving Stolen Property U/$10,000. Continue reading Berea Police Report July 18, 2017

Injury Traffic Crash

On Thursday, July 13, 2017 at approximately 9:40 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a vehicle collision involving a juvenile bicyclist on Murphy Ave in the Ferguson community of Pulaski County.

Upon arrival, Trooper Cory Jones determined that a 10 year old juvenile was riding his bicycle traveling eastbound through a yard, when he traveled onto Murphy Ave and struck a 2007 Toyota Prius operated by Ronald D. Begley, 26, of Ferguson.

The juvenile who was not wearing a helmet, was flown from the scene to the University of Kentucky Medical Center and has been Continue reading Injury Traffic Crash

DUNK A COP

Join Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Bluegrass and the Richmond Police Department (RPD) later this month at our Dunk A Cop event as we kick off our Bigs in Blue partnership! Come out and enjoy FREE coffee and donuts, while supplies last, and try your hand at dunking a police officer! Plus, you won’t want to miss out on the opportunity to meet and greet local law enforcement and BBBS staff. Continue reading DUNK A COP