Distribution of Obscene Matter: On 06/14/2017 officers received a complaint about a person who had been viewing inappropriate material at the Madison County Public Library. A witness observed the person viewing pornographic images, and stated that some of the images appeared to include underage children.

On 06/15/2017 after an interview was conducted, officers arrested 74 year old Larry Miller of Berea KY. He was charged with Distribution of Obscene Matter and Possess/View Matter Portray Sexual Performance By Minor.


Drug Arrest: On 06/17/2017 an officer observed a subject on Jefferson Street who had an active arrest warrant. The subject was stopped and placed under arrest for the warrant. Inside his pants pockets he had a syringe and a pill bottle containing Methamphetamine.

Officers charged 32 year old Daniel Smyth of McKee KY with Public Intoxication, Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree, and Drug Paraphernalia Possession.


Shoplifting/Drug Arrest: On 06/17/2017 officers were called to the Family Dollar in reference to a shoplifter. Store employees observed the subject attempt to walk out of the store with merchandise that she did not pay for. She was placed under arrest and found to be in possession of several pills that were identified as Gabapentin and Hydrocodone.

Officers charged 51 year old Lisa Sizemore of Berea KY with the following:

-Theft by Unlawful Taking Shoplifting
-Illegal Possession of a Legend Drug
-Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree
-Prescription Controlled Substance not in Proper Container

Public Intoxication: On 06/19/2017 officers were called to McDonald’s on Brenwood Drive in reference to a female passed out in the mulch next to the business. When contact was made, the subject was very disoriented and showed other signs of impairment.

Officers arrested 32 year old Francis Ballard of Irvine KY and charged her Public Intoxication.

Theft: On 06/17/2017 officers were called to the parking lot of Lakes Funeral Home in reference to a theft. The victim reported that he left his vehicle parked there for several days, and the items inside had been stolen. Estimated Loss: $558.00.

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