Berea Police Report Oct. 17, 2018


Shoplifting Arrest: On 10/13/2018 Walmart employees observed a subject conceal merchandise under his shirt before attempting to leave the store.

Officers arrested 39-year-old Christopher Wilson of Berea KY and charged him with Theft By Unlawful Taking (Shoplifting).


Receiving Stolen Property: On 10/13/2018 officers were called to the Dollar General on Paint Lick Road in reference to a stolen vehicle. The owner reported that the vehicle had been stolen, and a family member of his located it at the business.

Officers arrested 39-year-old James Kidwell of Berea KY and charged him with Receiving Stolen Property $10,000 or More.


Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle: On 10/12/2018 the victim reported that she loaned her vehicle to someone to make a quick trip, but the person never returned. On 10/14/2018 the victim located her vehicle at Walmart, which was 30-year-old of 30 year old Sabrina Neeley of Mount Vernon KY.

Neeley was arrested and charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle 1st Offense.


Marijuana Trafficking: On 10/15/2018 officers were called to a disturbance in the 100 block of Kaye Street. They made contact with one of the parties and noticed a strong odor of Marijuana coming from the apartment. Inside the apartment, they located just over 8 ounces of Marijuana, digital scales, and vacuum sealed bags.

Officers arrested 21-year-old Brandon Dawson of Berea KY and charged him with Trafficking in Marijuana (8oz < 5Lbs) 1st Offense.

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