On December 14, 2017, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Marcus Tate, 34, on charges related to possession and distribution/viewing matter portraying sexual performance by a minor.
On December 12, 2017, at approximately 5:44 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Leonard Riley, 42, on charges related to possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.
Officers Jacob Barnes and Douglas Paquin graduated today from law enforcement basic training at the KY Dept of Criminal Justice Training. For the next several months they will work with training officers before being assigned to a patrol shift.
False Making or Embossing of Credit Card: On 11/30/2017 officers were called to Circle K on Chestnut Street in reference to two suspicious people. The subjects had attempted to make purchases at other businesses, but their credit card was denied. The subjects were detained, and an investigation revealed that they were using a fake credit card to buy items to sell out of state.
On December 5, 2017, at approximately 7:30 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Derek R. George, 73, on charges related to possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor and distribution of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor.
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), Continue reading KSP Post 7 to Conduct Traffic Safety Checkpoint→
Members of the Kentucky National Guard will be conducting a Memorial Ruck March in honor of LTC.Jeff Cole, former 1-149 BN Commander. The memorial ruck march will be a 72- hour event and span over the course of three days and cover approximately 200 miles in the southeastern portion of Kentucky.
The march will begin in the Post 11 district on US HWY 25 at the Madison and Rockcastle County line on Friday, December 01, 2017 at approximately 9:00 PM. The march will continue onto KY HWY461 to Somerset. Once arriving in Somerset the march will continue on KY HWY 80 to London and from London onto US HWY 25 to Corbin arriving at approximately 9:00 PM on Saturday, December 02, 2017.
KSP is urging motorists to use extreme caution along these roads during the 24 hour period.
Kentuckians looking to make extra money in time for the Christmas season need to watch out for seasonal employment scams, according to Attorney General Andy Beshear.
Beshear said his office issued a scam alert today after receiving multiple reports from Kentuckians who said they responded to a seasonal mystery shopper job advertisement that turned out to be a scam. A resident in Scott County reported losing $2,000 to the scam this week.