Category Archives: Police & Fire Reports

Richmond Police Department Receives Grant

Richmond Police Dpt.
Richmond Police Dpt.

The Richmond Police Department has received a $15,000.00 grant to enforce Distracted Driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety, nearly 80% of crashes and 65% of near crashes involve some form of distraction within three seconds before the event. There were over 52,500 crashes resulting in over 9,000 injuries and 163 fatalities due to distracted driving. House bill 415 bans texting for all ages. For drivers under 18 no cell phone use is allowed while driving.

Distracted driving can be:
Reaching for an object
Using Music Controls
Reading or writing Continue reading Richmond Police Department Receives Grant

Resident Drowns in Floodwaters

KSP
KSP

On Friday, April 3, 2015, just before 10:00 am EDT, Lee County Dispatch was notified that a vehicle was swept off of HWY KY-52 near Old Landing Road, and traveled out of sight into Sinking Creek.

Lee County first responders, including the Sheriff’s Office, EMS, and the Fire & Rescue responded to the area and began searching for the vehicle.

The Kentucky State Police, Kentucky Fish & Wildlife, and Lexington Fire Department were contacted by Lee County authorities and responded to the scene to assist with the search.

As the floodwater’s receded, the vehicle was found submerged in the creek, just before 7:00 pm EDT. The vehicle was recovered and a female was found Continue reading Resident Drowns in Floodwaters

Berea Officer Graduates

Lt. Leann Boyle
Lt. Leann Boyle

Lt. Leann Boyle of the Berea Police Department recently graduated from the Criminal Justice Executive Development Class XVII. This Class is a 5 week intensive learning for Police Administrators taught by instructors from DOCJT, and Professors from EKU. The Berea Police Department is proud of her accomplishments, and the leadership she will bring to the Berea Police Department.

Richmond Police Report Apr. 3, 2015

ARRESTED
ARRESTED

Theft Charges: On 03/31/2015, police charged Lindsey McDonald (female), age 26, Foxhaven Drive, in connection with the theft of drugs.

At approximately 5:40 P.M., an officer was dispatched to Walmart to investigate a theft of controlled substances. Upon arrival, the officer met with a Walmart representative who reported that he had uncovered a theft committed by McDonald, an employee of the store. It was learned that on two occasions between 03/23/2015 and 03/24/2015, McDonald had stolen a total of 120 oxycodone pills and two Continue reading Richmond Police Report Apr. 3, 2015

Arrest Made in the Union City Church Theft

ARRESTED
ARRESTED

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is announcing that Michael Lee Lakes was arrested last night by the Lexington Police Department. This arrest would not have been possible without the help of all the agencies working together. We would like to thank the Lexington Police Department and the Kentucky State Police for the assistance in bring this suspect into custody.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office has charged Mr. Lakes for Theft by unlawful taking from a vehicle (felony) and Criminal Mischief 2nd involving the Union City Church Theft.
Mr. Lakes is currently in the Fayette County Detention Center on charges from the Lexington Police Department.

Richmond Police Report April 1, 2015

ARRESTED
ARRESTED

Wanton Endangerment Charge: On 03/31/2015, police charged Thomas D. Moyer, age 53, Lexington, for wanton endangerment in connection with a road rage incident.

At approximately 5:00 P.M., officers were alerted to a report that a motorist was following another motorist on I-75 that had pointed a firearm at him. The caller reported to the dispatch center that the offender had cut him off on I-75 north near mile marker 69, nearly causing a collision. The offender then pulled beside the caller and pointed a small handgun at him before speeding away. The caller continued to follow the offender who left the interstate at exit 83 Continue reading Richmond Police Report April 1, 2015

Berea Police Foot Pursuit 10K

BPD 10K
BPD 10K

Registration is now open for the annual Berea Police Foot Pursuit 10K.

The BPD Foot Pursuit 10K Run & 5K Walk will take place on Saturday April 11, 2015 at the Farrristown Middle School 751 Farristown Industrial Drive Berea, KY. Start Time will be 9:00am and end at 11:00am. Price: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee. Registration ends April 10, 2015 at 5:00pm. Click on the following link for registration form. http://bereaky.gov/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/2015-10K-Flyer.pdf

This race will be benefiting the Supporting Heroes Foundation. Their mission is to honor the service and sacrifice of public safety heroes who give their lives in the line of duty – by caring for the loved ones that they leave behind.

Berea Police Dept. Report Mar. 31, 2015

ARRESTED
ARRESTED

Alcohol Arrest: On 03/31/2015 Officers were called to a noise complaint on Chestnut Street in the early morning hours. There were several subjects at the home who were outside yelling and causing a disturbance. One of the subjects was visibly intoxicated and refused to go back inside of his residence, and instead continued to yell.

Officers arrested 19 year old Christopher Mathew Boone of Richmond KY and charged him with Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place and Disorderly Continue reading Berea Police Dept. Report Mar. 31, 2015

Monday Member Spotlight

Brandon Buckner
Brandon Buckner

It’s Monday, and today’s member spotlight is Berea Volunteer Fire & Rescue 304, Brandon Buckner!

Brandon has been a member since 2012, and is a 150hr certified firefighter and an EMT. He is also a Confined Space Rescue Technician, and has been a top-five responder over the last two years.

Brandon is an EMT for Laurel County EMS. Thank you, Brandon, for your dedication to the preservation of the gift of life, and for all your hard work!

Richmond Police Report March 30, 2015

ARRESTED
ARRESTED

RSP Charge: On 03/29/2015, police charged Allen G. Fraley, age 27, Big Hill Avenue, in connection with a theft that occurred in November 2014.

On 11/10/2014, a resident in the 100 block of Woods Trail reported that an Apple iPad 2, black in color, 16GB, in a dark gray smart cover case, had been stolen from her parked vehicle over the weekend. There were no signs of forced entry.

On 03/29/2015, the investigating officer developed Fraley as a suspect in the case. On the same date, the officer contacted Fraley at his residence to inquire about the iPad but was unsuccessful in his attempts to locate it. A Continue reading Richmond Police Report March 30, 2015

Structure Fire

Structure Fire
Structure Fire

At around 10 pm March 30th the Mount Vernon Fire Department was alerted to a structure fire on Terry Street in the city of Mount Vernon. En-route Chief Bales observed heavy fire conditions.

No injuries occurred and MVFD was assisted at the scene by automatic aid from Brodhead Fire Department.

The fire is currently under investigation.

Sheriff’s Office Needs Your Help

WANTED
WANTED

The Madison County Sheriff’s office is currently working this case. If anyone may know or have information about this person please contact the sheriff’s office at 859-623-1511. Deputy Eric Short is needing information.

Theft occurred March 20, 2015 around noon. Subject entered Union City Christian Church through an unlocked door, before eventually leaving and Continue reading Sheriff’s Office Needs Your Help

KSP Investigates Escaped Inmates

ESCAPED
ESCAPED

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was notified that two inmates escaped from the custody of the Wolfe County Jailer, on HWY-498 in Lee County today.

The initial investigation alleges that cousins, Dallas Trent, 19 years old of Campton, and John Trent, 23 years old of Campton, escaped this afternoon at approximately 12:30 pm. It is alleged that both suspects escaped out of a transport vehicle while traveling back to Wolfe County from Three Forks Continue reading KSP Investigates Escaped Inmates

Richmond Police Report Mar. 25, 2015

WANTED
WANTED

Wanted: On 03/24/2015 these two subjects stole a set of Boss Speakers and a 1500 Amp Boss Amp, valued at $174.97 from Meijer.

If you know the name of these two subjects, contact Officer J. Roaden at 859 623-1162.

Hit and Run: Reported 03/23/2015. Boggs Lane at Rice Court. At approximately 1658 hours, a 17-year-old male on a bicycle was struck by a vehicle as he crossed Boggs Lane at Rice Court. The child did not suffer major injuries, but had to be taken to the hospital for examination. The vehicle fled the scene without the driver identifying himself. The vehicle was described as a an older model black Chevrolet pickup truck that had red Dale Continue reading Richmond Police Report Mar. 25, 2015

Berea Police Foot Pursuit 10K

BPD 10K
BPD 10K

Registration is now open for the annual Berea Police Foot Pursuit 10K.

The BPD Foot Pursuit 10K Run & 5K Walk will take place on Saturday April 11, 2015 at the Farrristown Middle School 751 Farristown Industrial Drive Berea, KY. Start Time will be 9:00am and end at 11:00am. Price: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee. Registration ends April 10, 2015 at 5:00pm. Click on the following link for registration form. http://bereaky.gov/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/2015-10K-Flyer.pdf

This race will be benefiting the Supporting Heroes Foundation. Their mission is to honor the service and sacrifice of public safety heroes who give their lives in the line of duty – by caring for the loved ones that they leave behind.

Skeletal Remains Located

KSP
KSP

On Monday, March 23, 2015, at approximately 6:43 PM Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified by the US Division of Forestry about skeletal remains discovered while their officers were fighting a forest fire in Clay County.

KSP Detective Nick Metcalf arrived on the scene and discovered what appeared to be a partial human skull. Preliminary investigation reveals the remains appeared to have been there for years, possibly even decades. The remains were located in close proximity to an old cemetery.

The remains were sent to Frankfort, KY to be examined by a forensic pathologist.

Detective Metcalf continues the investigation and was assisted at the scene by the Division of Forestry.