On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, Deputy Roy Johnson responded to Slate Lick Road in reference to a drug complaint.
Deputy Johnson was unable to locate any persons at the residence however, he observed a male German Shepherd with multiple sores over his body and missing fur on most of the hind quarter of the animal. The dog was also extremely emaciated and its claws were over grown. The German Shepherd with assistance of the Humane Society was taken to Barnes Mill Animal hospital for treatment. Continue reading MADISON CO. SHERIFF’S REPORT 6/22/2018→
Just before 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2018, Deputy Donovan Nolan was flagged down on Merrick Drive by a person who had witnessed a male child running naked in the roadway. The witness mentioned to Deputy Nolan the child was nearly struck by a vehicle on Merrick Drive.
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was called just before 9:00 pm last night, in reference to a two-vehicle collision that occurred on Millers Creek Road (HWY-1571), just east of Ravenna in Estill County.
The initial investigation indicates that Stephen D. Rison, 48 years old of Irvine, was driving east on HWY-1571, where he lost control of his vehicle and crossed the centerline before colliding with a vehicle being operated by 39-year-old Aimee Elliott. As a result of Continue reading KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Estill County→
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. Continue reading Berea Police Report June 20, 2018→
One year ago, the Kentucky State Police announced a change to its hiring policy that would allow trooper cadet applicants, who did not have 60 hours of college credit, to earn those hours while attending the training academy. This legislative change is already paying dividends as nine cadets in the current academy class have earned an Associate’s Degree in General Occupational and Technical Studies from the Bluegrass Community and Technical College. One of those cadets has achieved the distinction of being Cadet Class #96 Valedictorian. Had it not been for this new program, these nine individuals would not have had the opportunity to apply for the academy. Continue reading Nine KSP Trooper Cadets Earn Degrees in New College Credit Program→
On June 12, 2018, at approximately 1:21 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Larry Schaub, 45, on a charges relating to possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.
Berea Fire Department Chief Shawn Sandlin was the keynote speaker Tuesday at a meeting of the Berea Rotary Club. The meeting took place at the Kentucky Artisan Center. Chief Sandlin touched on a variety of topics, including his background as a first responder, how Berea’s firefighters are trained, and he also offered safety tips. Rotary Club members then asked several questions.
Some highlights of Sandlin’s presentation included:
1.) Because it carries rescue equipment, the Berea Fire Department’s new ladder truck is deployed for possible injury accidents in city limits and on I-75. The new equipment allows first responders to begin rescue efforts more rapidly than in the past. Continue reading Berea Fire Chief Shawn Sandlin keynote speaker→
Shoplifting Arrest: On 06/10/2018 Walmart employees observed a subject conceal several items in his clothing before attempting to leave the store. As officers were arriving, the store employees confronted the subject who ran on foot. After a short foot chase, the subject was apprehended and placed under arrest.
Murder Investigation: On 6/9/2018 at approximately 2:05 PM Richmond Police responded to a residence located on Landon Lane regarding a disturbance where shots had been fired. Upon arrival, police found an unresponsive male victim who had been shot multiple times. The victim was pronounced dead by the Madison County Corners Office at the scene. Continue reading Richmond Police Report June 10, 2018→
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post has arrested a Somerset man as the result of an ongoing death investigation, after human remains were found in a rural portion of Lincoln County early Tuesday morning.
Each year the Kentucky State Police offers top of the line Dodge Chargers to the general public. For the last few years, many have gone unclaimed.
“It’s quite baffling. These are top of the line vehicles,” says Sgt. Josh Lawson, commander of the Public Affairs Branch. “You’re talking an all-wheel drive sports car with a custom paint job. You can’t get a vehicle like this at your local dealership.”
Following a special investigation by Kentucky State Police, a Scott County grand jury has returned indictments on three individuals involved in forgery and theft of KSP property.
Master Trooper Mitch Harris was indicted on two counts of second-degree forgery and two counts of theft by unlawful taking over $10,000. Scott County Coroner John Goble was indicted on one count of receiving stolen property over $10,000, receiving stolen property (firearm), abuse of public trust less than $10,000, trafficking in controlled substance and two counts of official misconduct first degree. Michael Crawford, a retired KSP lieutenant colonel, was indicted for receiving stolen property over $10,000 and receiving a stolen firearm. Continue reading Scott Co. Grand Jury Indicts Three In KSP Stolen Property Case→
On Wednesday, June 6, 2018 around 6:00 p.m., the Madison County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit received a complaint of suspected drug trafficking in a room at Country Side Inn in Richmond.
Detective Kevin Crutcher and Deputy Jeff Bol obtained information two people involved may have active warrants. The deputies made entry into two rooms at Country Side Inn and located Steven Roden, Timothy Burns and Lori Murphy.
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, which provides coverage for Madison, Clark, Estill, Lee, Owsley, Jackson, Mercer, Boyle, Lincoln, Garrard and Jessamine counties, will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual. These checkpoints will be conducted in an effort to enforce the traffic laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Special attention will be paid to occupant protection (seatbelt adherence), sobriety, insurance, and registration violations.