Category Archives: Police & Fire Reports

Richmond Police Report June 4, 2015

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Theft of Identity Charge: On 06/02/2015, police charged Conor M. McCafery, age 28, Kent, OH, for Theft of Identity in connection with and arrest made the previous day.

On 06/01/2015, officers were dispatched to a reported disturbance in a room at the Country Hearth Inn, 230 Eastern Bypass. Upon arrival, officers observed a female, later identified as Kathleen Gaynesbloom, age 23, address unconfirmed, lying on the floor with blood and bruises visible on her person. Gaynesbloom was asked to come to the door and speak to officers at which time she exited the room and attempted to close the door behind her. When officers intervened to prevent the door from being closed, Gaynesbloom became disorderly and attempted to assault the officers. She continued to resist officers until subdued. During the struggle with Gaynesbloom, officers discovered a male Continue reading Richmond Police Report June 4, 2015

Murder Investigation

Murder Investigation
Murder Investigation

On Tuesday, June 02, 2015 at approximately 11:16 PM Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified by the Rockcastle County Sheriff’s Office of a deceased female inside of a residence on Red Hill RD in the Livingston community of Rockcastle County. The victim was discovered by a Deputy Sheriff who was conducting a welfare check on the home owner.

KSP Detectives arrived on the scene and discovered the victim, Mary A. Hinton, 86, of Livingston, KY deceased. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Rockcastle County Coroner’s Office.

The cause of death has not been determined at this time, but foul play is suspected. The victims body will be transported to the State Medical Continue reading Murder Investigation

Richmond Police Report June 3, 2015

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Unlawful Imprisonment: On 06/01/2015, police charged Mark Blevins, age 60, Pleasure Drive, for several offenses after responding to a call at his residence.

At approximately 9:22 A.M., officers were dispatched to Blevins’ residence concerning a request for medical assistance. Upon arrival, officers met with Blevins 84-year-old aunt who thought that Blevins may be suffering from a medical condition that required assistance. Police and EMS on scene determined that Blevins was intoxicated and he refused medical assistance. During the course of the contact, officers learned that Continue reading Richmond Police Report June 3, 2015

KSP Investigates Escaped Inmates

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ESCAPED

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was notified that an inmate escaped from the custody of an Estill County Deputy, on Kirkland Ave. in Irvine last night.

The initial investigation alleges that Jason Gay 37 years old of Berea, escaped last night at approximately 11:30 pm. It is alleged that Gay escaped custody of an Estill County deputy while being transported to Estill County Jail. Gay then allegedly stole a 1988 Dodge Dakota from the EH water plant in Irvine. Vehicle was later located unoccupied Continue reading KSP Investigates Escaped Inmates

“Stay in the Game” Media Campaign

Madison County Youth in Action
Madison County Youth in Action

Madison County Youth in Action is pleased to announce the kick-off of this year’s “Stay in the Game” media campaign to reduce underage drinking. The 2015 campaign coincides with graduation and summer break, a time when celebrations can turn dangerous for underage drinkers. Statistically, one-third Continue reading “Stay in the Game” Media Campaign

Berea Police Report June 2, 2015

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Theft Arrest: On 05/25/2015 Officers were called to Walmart in reference to a theft. They reported that a contracted worker stole two items from the store totaling $494.00. The subject also had an active arrest warrant and was placed under arrest.

Officers charged 30 year old Curtis Sparks of Berea KY with Theft By Unlawful Taking.
(Click read more for more arrests) Continue reading Berea Police Report June 2, 2015

Monday Member Spotlight

Mike Morris
Mike Morris

After taking last week off to commemorate Memorial Day, we’re happy to introduce our next Monday Member Spotlight: Our Rescue Captain Mike Morris, BVFR 320! Serving since 1983, Mike is our Rescue Captain and is currently the elected President of the Association as well. Mike works full time for Berea College as the Fire and Occupational Safety Manager, and also works part time as an EMT for Madison County EMS. He is a certified 400 Continue reading Monday Member Spotlight

“Stay in the Game” Media Campaign

Madison County Youth in Action
Madison County Youth in Action

Madison County Youth in Action is pleased to announce the kick-off of this year’s “Stay in the Game” media campaign to reduce underage drinking. The 2015 campaign coincides with graduation and summer break, a time when celebrations can turn dangerous for underage drinkers. Statistically, one-third Continue reading “Stay in the Game” Media Campaign

Traffic Crash and Assault Investigation

KSP
KSP

Kentucky State Police SGT Steve Walker is investigating a motor vehicle collision involving a state trooper that occurred at approximately 11:56 PM last night on KY 192 in London.

The investigation revealed that Trooper Donnie Foley, who was operating a marked state police cruiser, was stopped at a traffic light in the westbound lane of KY 192 at the intersection of KY 363 in the city limits of London when a semi-truck, that was also traveling westbound, struck the rear of Trooper Foley’s vehicle. After the initial impact, the semi-truck impacted Trooper Foley’s vehicle a second time, causing injury to Trooper Foley and severe damage to the cruiser. After the second impact, the semi-truck fled the scene, turned right onto KY 363 and continued northbound Continue reading Traffic Crash and Assault Investigation

“Stay in the Game” Media Campaign

Madison County Youth in Action
Madison County Youth in Action

Madison County Youth in Action is pleased to announce the kick-off of this year’s “Stay in the Game” media campaign to reduce underage drinking. The 2015 campaign coincides with graduation and summer break, a time when celebrations can turn dangerous for underage drinkers. Statistically, one-third Continue reading “Stay in the Game” Media Campaign

KSP Investigates Collision Involving School Bus

School Bus
School Bus

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, is investigating a collision involving a school bus that happened around 3:48 p.m. this afternoon, on HWY 52, in Lee County.

The initial investigation has revealed that Timothy W. Osborne, 50 years old of Beattyville, was driving a school bus on Blaines Branch road. While making right turn on KY 52, the school bus crossed into the west bound lane, striking a 2006 Ford F-150 driven by Thomas R. Reese, 70 years old of Beattyville. Osborne then overcorrected, ran off the roadway and over an embankment. The bus was occupied by 20 children. One child was Continue reading KSP Investigates Collision Involving School Bus

KSP Charges Madison Co. Man With Attempting To Procure A Minor For Sex Online

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On May 26, 2015, at approximately 5:10 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by the Richmond Police Dept., arrested Owen P. Taylor, 49, on charges related to prohibited use of an electronic communication system to procure a minor/police officer for sex.

Taylor 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 posting on a popular website. During the conversations, Taylor Continue reading KSP Charges Madison Co. Man With Attempting To Procure A Minor For Sex Online

Berea Police Report May 26, 2015

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Unlawful Transaction with a Minor: On 05/07/2015 Officers were called to Red Roof Inn in reference to drug activity.

After locating several people in the hotel room they arrested Natasha Graves and Michael Hafley on numerous charges.

Officers learned that one of the subjects they encountered during that investigation lied about her age and is actually 16 years old.

On 05/20/2015 Hafley was also charged with Unlawful Transaction with a Minor 1st Degree.

Officers also charged 27 year old Ashley Lamb of Berea KY, who was also in the hotel room.
(Click read more for more arrests) Continue reading Berea Police Report May 26, 2015

KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Madison Co. (Update)

Fatal Crash
Fatal Crash

Update: The initial investigation has revealed that William G. Brewer of Richmond, lost control of his 1995 Chevrolet van while driving north bound on I-75 at the 97.2 mile marker. The vehicle traveled off the roadway and up an embankment overturning. As a result of the collision, the passenger a Patricia Hobson 54 years old of Irvine KY, was ejected from the vehicle, and sustained fatal injuries. Hobson was pronounced deceased at the scene by Madison County Coroner. The driver William G. Brewer was transported to University of Kentucky Hospital with non- life threatening injuries.

Original Release Below:

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, is investigating a fatal collision that happened just before 5:30 p.m. this evening on I-75 north bound at the Continue reading KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Madison Co. (Update)

KSP Death Investigation

Death Investigation
Death Investigation

On Sunday, May 24, 2015, at approximately 4:12 AM Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified by the Wayne County 911 Center of a residential structure fire with three subjects located inside deceased at the Ridgewood trailer Court in Monticello.

The Monticello Fire Department was dispatched to the scene at approximately 3:56 AM and discovered the victims after extinguishing the flames.

The victims were identified as Hobert Piercy, 66, of Monticello, Laurina Piercy, 54, of Monticello and James Piercy, 36, of Monticello.

The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time but no foul play is Continue reading KSP Death Investigation

KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Madison County

Fatal Crash
Fatal Crash

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, is investigating a fatal collision that happened just before 5:30 p.m. this evening on I-75 north bound at the 97 mile marker in Madison County.

The initial investigation indicates that a single vehicle was traveling north bound on I-75 when it left the roadway. After overturning, the vehicle came to rest on the right side of the interstate.

As a result of the collision, one passenger was ejected from the vehicle, sustained fatal injuries, and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Madison County Coroner. The other passenger was transported to the University of Kentucky Hospital with non-life Continue reading KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Madison County

KSP Conducts a Fire and Death Investigation

Fatal Fire
Fatal Fire

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was called at approximately 6:51 a.m. EDT, on Saturday, May 23, 2015, in reference to a possible fatal house fire on Ann St. in Estill County.

Estill County Fire Department located two people deceased in the residence. The cause of the fire and deaths are under investigation.

The Kentucky State Police is asking anyone who observed any suspicious activity in the area or with any information to call (859) 623-2404 or toll free at (800) 222-5555.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Arson Investigator Pat Alford. He was assisted at the scene by KSP Personnel, Irvine Fire Department, Irvine Police Department, Estill County Coroner’s Office, and State Fire Marshall Office.

Free Cook Out Dinner

Red Lick  Volunteers
Red Lick Volunteers

The Red Lick Volunteer Fire Department is holding their 2nd annual open house with a free cook out dinner (donation jar by the door). There will also be a dessert auction to help raise money for new turn out gear as their present gear is approaching 10 years old. The event will be Saturday May 23, 2015 at the fire station at 699 Red Lick Road, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. If any one wants to bring a home made dessert to be auctioned off please feel free to do so.

Richmond Police Report May 21, 2015

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Burglary Charges: On 05/18/2015, police charged Kayla Agee, age 31, and Elizabeth D. Rothwell, age 31, both of Race Street, in connection with a burglary that occurred in early May 2015.

On 05/15/2015, a resident of Madison Towers reported that sometime in late April or early May 2015, $1050.00 in cash and 18 hydrocodone pills had been stolen from her residence. The follow-up investigation established that the theft likely occurred on 05/02/2015 and Agee and Rothwell were identified as suspects in the Continue reading Richmond Police Report May 21, 2015