Drug Arrest: On 01/12/2019 a traffic stop was conducted on Lester Street. After speaking with the driver, officers located suspected Heroin, syringes, and a spoon in his pants pocket.
Officers arrested 30-year-old Brian McIntosh of Berea KY and charged him with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Heroin) and Drug Paraphernalia Possession.
DUI Arrest: On 01/13/2019 a traffic stop was conducted on Jefferson Street for an expired registration plate. The driver had a strong odor of alcohol and there was an open alcohol container in the vehicle. The driver showed several signs of intoxication and was placed under arrest.
Officers charged 24-year-old Tyler Zornes of Berea KY with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense and Possession of an Alcohol Beverage Container in a Motor Vehicle.
DUI/Assault Arrest: On 01/12/2019 officers were called to a parking lot on Prince Royal Drive in reference to a possible assault. The subject left the scene before officers arrived, but he was located a short distance away and a traffic stop was conducted. The subject showed several signs of impairment and was placed under arrest.
Officers charged 35-year-old Kerry Cooper of Berea KY with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st offense, Assault 4th Degree (Domestic Violence), and several other traffic offenses.
Alcohol Intoxication: On 01/12/2019 officers were called to Arledge Court in reference to a subject who was intoxicated. The subject was extremely intoxicated and was placed under arrest.
Officers charged 21-year-old Kyle Young of Berea KY with Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place.
Drug Arrest: On 01/11/2019 officers were called to the Dollar General on Paint Lick Road in reference to a subject who was passed out in a vehicle. After speaking with the subject, a small amount of suspected Methamphetamine and a needle were located inside of the vehicle.
Officers arrested 29-year-old Justin Johnson of Crab Orchard KY and charged him with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine) and Drug Paraphernalia Possession.
Assault/Trafficking Arrest: On 01/08/2019 officers were called to McDonald’s on Glades Road in reference to a female that was not breathing. She was located along with a male subject, and she was transported to the hospital by Madison County EMS. An investigation later revealed that the subject provided suspected Methamphetamine to the female, and he was seen carrying her into the men’s restroom at McDonald’s after she had passed out. An arrest warrant was obtained, and he was placed under arrest on 01/10/2019.
Investigators charged 28-year-old Rodney Elam of Mount Vernon KY with Assault 1st Degree and Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine).
Shoplifting Arrest: On 01/08/2019 Walmart employees observed a subject conceal several items before attempting to leave the store.
Officers arrested 53-year-old Sharon Heath of Mount Vernon KY and charged her with Theft By Unlawful Taking Shoplifting.