Assault Arrests: On 06/13/2019 officers responded to an assault in the 200 block of Baugh Street. The victim had been assaulted by two different subjects, one of them being a family member.
Officers arrested 28 year old Bradley Smith of Berea KY and 24 year old Caitlyn Hammons of Berea KY. They were both charged with Assault 2nd Degree.
Rape Arrest: On 06/12/2019 investigators arrested 19 year old Michael Granillo of McKee KY after an investigation revealed that he had sexual contact with a 13 year old victim.
Granillo was charged with Rape 2nd Degree.Continue reading BEREA POLICE REPORT 6-18-2019
The family of Savannah Spurlock is offering a $15,000 reward for the first tip that leads directly to the safe return or recovery of Savannah Spurlock, or for the first tip that leads to the successful arrest and conviction of the responsible person(s). Full reward details can be found on the family’s missing Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/missingsavannahspurlock/Continue reading Richmond Police Report 6-18-2019
On June 13, 2019, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch conducted an interview with a juvenile in reference to sexually explicit messages between her and Bobbie L. Ison, 46. Information was obtained during the interview and charges were sought for Bobbie L. Ison and Mary M. Ison, 38.
Bobbie L. Ison was investigated as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect exchanging sexually explicit messages online with a juvenile.Continue reading KSP Charges Lewis Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offense
Drug Arrests: On 06/10/2019 officers were called to Redi Mart on Paint Lick Road in reference to a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot. The vehicle was occupied by three females, one of which had an outstanding arrest warrant.
Several syringes were located in the vehicle, and each of the three subjects were in possession of suspected Methamphetamine.
Officers arrested 18 year old Alexius Sizemore of Manchester KY, 22 year old Natosha Rains of Barbourville KY, and 28 year old Ashley Lewis of Manchester KY.
All three were charged with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine) and Drug Paraphernalia Possession. Rains was also charged with Possession of Marijuana and Public Intoxication.
Alcohol Intoxication: On 06/08/2019 officers were called to a disturbance on Boone Street. Before they arrived, a male subject was observed running behind a shed at the residence. The subject was located hiding in a shed and showed several signs of intoxication.Continue reading BEREA POLICE REPORT 6-12-2019
The Berea Police Department is happy to announce the newest police officer Todd Johnson. Officer Johnson will be the newest School Resource Officer.
Officer Johnson was joined by his family for the swearing in ceremony done by mayor Bruce Fraley.
Officer Johnson comes to us after retirement from Lexington Metro and will be a great addition to our department.
Beshear: Advancing Crime Victims’ Rights Focus of Conference
To better assist survivors, victim advocates, law enforcement and allied professionals in advancing the rights of crime victims, Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Office of Victims Advocacy are hosting a two-day conference, beginning Tuesday.
The conference will be at the Administrative Office of the Courts, June 11-12. The theme of the conference is “Honoring our past. Creating hope for the future.”Continue reading COMMONWEALTH OF KY OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement/Special Investigations East executed search warrants on three Richmond area businesses that were operating as fronts for illegal gambling.
The initial investigation with the three businesses began after a complaint regarding the Fraudulent use of an EBT Card. The businesses, T&T Entertainment, Richmond Internet Café, and All-In Internet Café have been under investigation since March of 2018.
The investigation is ongoing with possible charges pending at this time.
With the mercury levels on the rise this week, KSP is renewing its plea for parents to be extremely cautious about leaving children in hot cars. It may seem like common sense, but statistics show that these deaths are on the rise in the U.S.Continue reading HOT CARS KILL
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is looking for an inmate that escaped from a corrections transport van in Lee County earlier today.
The initial investigation alleges that Jamie D Vires, 39 years old of Jackson, KY, escaped from a corrections transport van at approximately 12:55 pm today on KY HWY-11 South.Continue reading KSP Investigates Escaped Inmate in Lee Co.
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal collision that occurred in Estill County on Spout Springs Rd. (KY-82) near Trammell Lane, north of Irvine just before 11:50 am today.
The initial investigation indicates that Hager K. Rice, 56 years old of Richmond, was driving a 1999 Toyota Corolla west on Spout Springs Road. Rice lost control of his vehicle and crossed the centerline, colliding head-on with a 2016 Ford Fusion operated by Haley Puckett, 20 years old of Irvine.Continue reading KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Estill County
DUI/Public Intoxication: On 05/30/2019 officers were called to the parking lot of US Bank in reference to two subjects passed out in a vehicle. Both subjects showed several signs of impairment and both were placed under arrest.
Officers charged 26 year old Jessica Henderson of Berea KY with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense, and 26 year old Courtney Shaw of Richmond KY with Public Intoxication. Continue reading Berea Police Report 6-5-2019
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal collision that occurred around the 7400 block of Battlefield Memorial Highway (US-421) at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
The initial investigation indicates Norbert P. Wagner, 72 years old of Waco, KY, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado south toward Jackson County, when the vehicle left the roadway on the southbound side. Mr. Wagner overcorrected causing his vehicle to overturn. The vehicle crossed both lanes of travel Continue reading Madison Co. Sheriff’s Report 6/4/2019
There was good news from the Berea Police Department, which recently released reports for the month of May 2019. Overall, the department responded to 1,236 calls for service. BPD was also active in Click or Ticket Federal Overtime program to encourage drivers to wear seat belts, and participated in several community events, including welcoming the Japanese delegation from Hokuto City, as well as school programs. Additionally, one officer attended annual firearms qualifications. Continue reading Berea Police Department public service statistics for May 2019
Beshear, FBI: Training Available to Help Law Enforcement Pinpoint Violent Criminals
Attorney General Andy Beshear announced today his office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have partnered to provide training for law enforcement officers across the state that will help them pinpoint and link violent criminals.
In July, Beshear’s Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Cold Case Unit and the FBI will host two intensive trainings for detectives, homicide and sex crime investigators and cold case and missing persons units on the national Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP).
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, which provides coverage for Madison, Clark, Estill, Lee, Owsley, Jackson, Mercer, Boyle, Lincoln, Garrard and Jessamine counties, will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual. These checkpoints will be conducted in an effort to enforce the traffic laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Special attention will be paid to occupant protection (seatbelt adherence), sobriety, insurance, and registration violations.
A complete list of traffic safety checkpoint locations can be found at http://kentuckystatepolice.org/post-locations/post-7/post-7-checkpoints/ .
Gov. Matt Bevin joined Justice Secretary John Tilley and Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders in recognizing 58 KSP troopers and officers for acts of bravery, life-saving, professionalism and dedication to duty at a ceremony held in Lexington on May 30. Continue reading KSP Honors Troopers and Officers At Awards Ceremony In Lexington
The Berea Police Department will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the months of June, July, August, and September. These checkpoints will be at designated areas on highways where statistics have shown an elevated number of vehicle crashes. During the checkpoints officers will be enforcing laws related to operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, licensing of motor vehicles and operators, registration and insurance violations, seat belt and child restraint violations, and motor vehicle equipment violations. Continue reading BEREA POLICE REPORT 6/1/2019