Category Archives: Police & Fire Reports

Berea Police Report Apr. 21, 2018

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DUI Arrest: On 04/15/2018 officers were called to the area of Village Drive in reference to a possible intoxicated driver. The caller reported that a subject had just left the Dollar General with a small child in the vehicle, and he appeared to be under the influence. The vehicle was located on Brenwood Drive, and a traffic stop was conducted. The driver had slurred speech, and strong smell of alcohol, and showed other signs of intoxication. There was also an eight year old passenger in the vehicle. Continue reading Berea Police Report Apr. 21, 2018

KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

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On April 19, 2018, at approximately 7:55 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Herbert R. Rice, 38, on a charges relating to possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor and promoting a minor under 16 in a sex performance.

Rice 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 was communicating online with a minor, engaging in illicit conversation. Continue reading KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

Beshear: Louisville Man Arrested, Charged with Human Trafficking Minors Online

Attorney General Andy Beshear today announced a third human trafficking arrest tied to a joint investigation by his office and Louisville Metro Police Department.

Quentin J. Burris, 26, of Louisville, was arrested yesterday in Louisville on two counts of human trafficking with victims under 18 years of age, Class B felonies.

Burris’s arrest is in connection with the search warrant served Feb. 13 at a Louisville home by Beshear’s Department of Criminal Investigations and LMPD’s Special Victim’s Unit.

The joint operation is active and ongoing. Burris is lodged at the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections with a $100,000 cash bond. Continue reading Beshear: Louisville Man Arrested, Charged with Human Trafficking Minors Online

Kona with Cop

The Richmond Police Department is proud to announce our very first Kona with Cop event! Special thanks to Kona Ice of the Bluegrass for making this possible. Also join the Richmond YMCA who will also be hosting healthy kids day. All activities will be held at Lake Reba playground area. Just look for our vehicles! Come on out and enjoy a free Kona ice and come and meet us. 11:00 to 1:00 pm. On April 21, 2018.

Madison Co. Sheriff’s Report 4-18-2018

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On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, shortly before 5:00 p.m., Deputy Paul Lay responded to Panola Road for a two-vehicle collision.

While responding to the collision, Deputy Lay was informed the vehicle and driver had fled the scene. Deputy Lay arrived and spoke with state highway workers. A state highway truck had been struck by a red pickup and as the driver fled the scene he struck a worker. The Kentucky State Police was notified and located the driver in Estill County. Continue reading Madison Co. Sheriff’s Report 4-18-2018

Beshear’s Cyber Investigators Partner with FBI, Ohio Attorney General’s Office in Child Predator Arrest

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Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Department of Criminal Investigations Cyber Crimes Unit today announced the arrest and indictment of a 42-year-old Dayton, Ohio man for allegedly seeking sex with a minor.

Beshear said following a two-month investigation by his Department of Criminal Investigations Cyber Crimes Unit, and an April 10 indictment by a Franklin County grand jury, Carl Wayne Lowe, of Dayton, Ohio, was arrested April 16 by the Dayton FBI Field Office.

Continue reading Beshear’s Cyber Investigators Partner with FBI, Ohio Attorney General’s Office in Child Predator Arrest

Madison Co. Sheriff Report Apr. 16, 2018

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According to Madison County Sheriff Mike Coyle, on Saturday, April 14, 2018 around 10:00 a.m., deputies responded to US 25 Store It on Mt. Vernon Road in Berea in regards to a suspicious activity complaint.

Deputy Todd Chitwood along with Deputy Jennifer Kermeen and Deputy Brian Eaves responded and made contact with three individuals who had burglarized approximately 10 storage units.

During the investigation, deputies recovered bolt cutters and padlocks which had been cut from the storage buildings. In addition, suspected Methamphetamine was seized at the scene.

Dawn Tablazon, 55, of Waco was arrested and charged with 10 counts of Burglary 3rd Degree, 12 counts of Unlawful Transaction Continue reading Madison Co. Sheriff Report Apr. 16, 2018

KSP Charges Second Estill Co. Man with Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

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On April 12, 2018, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Andy Estes, 42, on charges related to child sexual exploitation.

Mr. Estes 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 using social media to engage in sexual conduct and communication with minors.

The investigation resulted in the execution of a search warrant at a residence in Irvine on April 12, 2018. Equipment used to facilitate Continue reading KSP Charges Second Estill Co. Man with Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

Missing Person Investigation

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On Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at approximately 9:40 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a call of a missing person in the Whitley City community of McCreary County.

Upon arrival, Trooper Shaler Jones learned that Jeff A. Shepherd, 30, of Whitley City was last seen at his residence on Monday, March 12, 2018 at approximately 6:30 PM. Shepherd was reportedly seen by a friend the same evening at Missy’s Bar, in Winfield TN, at approximately 9:30 PM and has not been seen or heard from since. Continue reading Missing Person Investigation

Madison Co. Sheriff’s Report Apr. 11, 2018

On Tuesday, April 10, 2018 around 4:30 p.m., Deputy Paul Lay was responding to a call for service when he observed a vehicle in the area of Forest Lane traveling with a person sitting in the trunk.

Deputy Lay conducted a traffic stop and with the assistance of Deputy Jeff Bol and Madison County Sheriff’s Office K-9 GoKu, seized suspected Methamphetamine, Heroin, prescription medication, drug paraphernalia along with a concealed weapon. Continue reading Madison Co. Sheriff’s Report Apr. 11, 2018

KSP Post 7 Honors Silent Heroes Behind The Headsets

Telecommunicators at the Kentucky State Police Post 7 in Richmond are being recognized along with more than 200,000 of their fellow communicators nationwide April 8-14 during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

These silent heroes behind the headsets are more than just a voice on the other end of the line. They often save lives on a daily basis.

Continue reading KSP Post 7 Honors Silent Heroes Behind The Headsets

Beshear: Nicholasville Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for 2008 Homicide Cold Case

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Attorney General Andy Beshear announced that a 37-year-old Jessamine County man received a 20-year sentence today by a Jessamine Circuit Court Judge involving a 2008 homicide cold case.

David Peel, of Nicholasville, was sentenced today in Jessamine Circuit Court in connection with the death of Mark Dunn, 45, in May 2008. Beshear’s Special Prosecutions Unit secured the guilty plea on March 13, 2018. Continue reading Beshear: Nicholasville Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for 2008 Homicide Cold Case

Quick-thinking By KSP Dispatcher Highlights Hidden Heroes Of Law Enforcement

Police Telecommunications Shift Supervisor Christopher Mills

Quick thinking by a Kentucky State Police radio dispatcher during an August 2017 incident illustrates the vital role of telecommunications professionals in modern law enforcement operations. His actions led to the swift apprehension of a wanted suspect and contributed to public safety in one northern Kentucky community.

It was early in the morning shift at Kentucky State Police Post 6 in Dry Ridge when Police Telecommunications Shift Supervisor Christopher Mills received a broadcast teletype from the Erlanger Police Dept. “It was an ‘attempt to locate’ request involving a male subject wanted for kidnapping and assault,” he recalls. Continue reading Quick-thinking By KSP Dispatcher Highlights Hidden Heroes Of Law Enforcement

Scam Alert: Do Not Pack Your Suitcase for a Scam Vacation

As many Kentuckians begin to plan their summer vacation, Attorney General Andy Beshear is warning of scam calls offering deep discounts on travel to Orlando, Florida, and the Bahamas.

Beshear said his office issued a Scam Alert after Kentuckians in Bourbon, Boyd, Calloway, Fayette, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison and Woodford counties have reported receiving vacation scam calls. Continue reading Scam Alert: Do Not Pack Your Suitcase for a Scam Vacation

KONA WITH COP

The Richmond Police Department is proud to announce our very first Kona with Cop event! Special thanks to Kona Ice of the Bluegrass for making this possible. Also join the Richmond YMCA who will also be hosting healthy kids day. All activities will be held at Lake Reba playground area. Just look for our vehicles! Come on out and enjoy a free Kona ice and come and meet us. 11:00 to 1:00 pm. On April 21, 2018.