Alcohol/Fleeing Arrest: On 08/15/2015 Officers were called to the 200 Block of Kaye Street in reference to a possible burglary in progress. The subject left the area when he saw the homeowner, but was located by Officers shortly after. The subject fled on foot into a wooded area where he was eventually caught but refused to comply with Officers commands.
Officers arrested 31 year old Randy Gabbard of Berea KY and charged him with Fleeing or Evading Police 2nd Degree, Resisting Arrest, and Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place.
DUI/Wanton Endangerment: On 08/16/2015 Officers were on Interstate 75 helping a stranded motorist. While they were there, Dispatch advised of a reckless driver that almost hit several vehicles traveling southbound I-75. Officers then observed the vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed driving in the emergency lane toward them and the other parked vehicle. Officers attempted to catch up to the vehicle and observed that the vehicle had crashed. There were several beer cans on the ground and in the truck. The driver was transported to UK Hospital and was admitted for non-life threatening injures.
Officers cited 23 year old Justin Quinn of Berea KY for the following offenses….
-Operating A Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 2nd Offense
-Operating On A Suspended Operators License
-Wanton Endangerment 2nd Degree
-Failure to Yield Right Away to Emergency Vehicle
Shoplifting Arrest: On 08/14/2015 store employees at Walmart observed a female take some merchandise, then leave the store on foot. She was located in the parking lot of McDonalds and the merchandise was recovered.
Officers arrested 23 year old Kacey Neeley of Berea KY and charged her with Theft By Unlawful Taking Shoplifting.
Shoplifting Arrest: On 08/12/2015 store employees observed a female take several items before attempting to leave the store. She made no attempt to pay for the items and was detained by loss prevention employees.
Officers arrested 43 year old Karron Cornett of McKee KY and charged her with Theft By Unlawful Taking Shoplifting. The merchandise was valued at $259.92.
DUI: On 08/12/2015 Officers responded to Short Line Pike in reference to an injury collision. One of the drivers had a strong odor of alcohol and stated that she had taken Hydrocodone. She was transported to St. Joseph Berea in for treatment.
Officers cited 42 year old Edna Sparks of Berea KY for Operating A Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense.
DUI Arrest: On 08/11/2015 Officers received a call of a reckless driver on Interstate 75 Southbound. The vehicle was unable to maintain the traffic lane and was traveling very slow. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver had slurred speech when speaking to the Officers. Inside of the vehicle a small amount of Marijuana was located.
Officers arrested 41 year old Donald Hardin of Wilder KY and charged him with Operating A Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense and Possession of Marijuana.
Theft: On 08/15/2015 employees at Save-A-Lot observed two females take several food items before leaving the store. The subject left the area before Officers could arrive. The total value of the merchandise was $90.93.
Theft: On 08/14/2015 Officers were called to the 100 Block of North Dogwood Drive in reference to a theft. The victim reported that his pickup truck was stolen. The vehicle was valued at $5,300.00.
Theft: On 08/09/2015 a resident in the 100 Block of Maple Street reported that items were stolen from a vehicle overnight. The items were valued at $350.00.
Burglary: On 08/10/2015 a resident in the 200 Block of Glades Street reported that several items were stolen from inside of their home. The items were valued at $1,075.00.