DUI/Drug Arrest: On 01/22/2015 Officers were advised of a reckless driver on Paint Lick Road. They located the vehicle on Jefferson Street and observed that it was weaving in the roadway. A traffic stop was conducted after the vehicle drifted into the opposing lane and nearly ran on to the sidewalk. The driver of the vehicle had slurred speech and seemed disoriented.
Officers determined that the driver was under the influence and they arrested 62 year old Betty Speaks of Stanford KY. She was charged with Operating A Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense as well as other traffic offenses. A passenger in the vehicle also had slurred speech and was unsteady on his feet. Officers also arrested 43 year old Floyd Neeley of Berea KY and charged him with Public Intoxication. After Speaks was transported to the Madison County Detention Center, Deputy Jailers located one Klonopin tablet and a small amount of suspected Methamphetamine on her person. She was also charged with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree and 3rd Degree.
Endangerment Arrests: On 01/22/2015 Officers were called to the 200 Block of Mainous Street to assist Social Services. When they entered the home they observed that trash and food littered the floors. There was no running water and the conditions in the home were unfit to live in. They discovered three children living in the home along with three adults.
Officers arrested 29 year old Jose Esparza of Berea KY and 19 year old Crystal Gadd of Berea KY. They were both charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Minor and Wanton Endangerment 2nd Degree.
Stolen Property Arrest: On 01/23/2015 Officers were called to Walmart in reference to a possible stolen vehicle from out of state. The vehicle was located in the parking lot and a male subject was observed getting in the vehicle. The subject was also in possession of a stolen credit card.
Officers arrested 18 year old Roy Thomas of Bridgepoint IL and charged him with Receiving Stolen Property $10,000 or more and Receipt of Credit Card in Violation of KRS 434.570, 434.610.
Alcohol Arrest: On 01/22/2015 Officers were called to the 700 Block of South Dogwood Drive in reference to a suspicious vehicle parked on the street. They located a subject inside who initially appeared to be passed out. The subject had slurred speech and was unsteady on his feet.
Officers arrested 61 year old Randal Witt of McKee KY and charged him with Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place.
Shoplifting/Drug Arrest: On 01/21/2015 Officers were called to Walmart in reference to a shoplifter. Store employees observed a male subject take several items out of the packaging before attempting to leave the store. He was in possession of a needle as well as a cigarette pack that contained 5 Diazepam tablets and a Marijuana cigarette.
Officers arrested 23 year old Justin Clark of Berea KY and charged him with the following…
-Theft By Unlawful Taking Shoplifting
-Possession of Controlled Substance 3rd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia Possession
-Possession of Marijuana
Theft: On 01/18/2015 a resident in the 100 Block of Oak Street reported that several items were stolen from the front yard of his residence. Estimated Loss: $810.00.
Burglary: On 01/20/2015 a resident in the 700 Block of Richmond Road reported that their residence was entered and several items were taken. Estimated Loss: $3,637.00.