Category Archives: Police & Fire Reports

KSP Investigates Shooting

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KSP

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was contacted by Estill County Dispatch just before 1:45 pm today, in reference to a female that had been shot in Estill County.

The initial investigation indicates that a Dorothy Gregory, 59 years old of Irvine, was shot following an altercation at a residence on Ida Grace Road. The alleged shooter, Jordan Payne, 19 years old of Richmond left the scene and returned to a residence in Madison County. Madison County Sheriff’s Office located Jordan Payne at his residence on Mockingbird Hill Road, where he was arrested without incident.

Payne has been arrested and charged with Assault 1st Degree and Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree. He is lodged in the Estill County Detention Center. Continue reading KSP Investigates Shooting

Drug Arrest and Investigation

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On Wednesday, May 06, 2015 at approximately 10:36 PM, Trooper William Cowan stopped a 1994 Honda Civic for a minor traffic violation on KY HWY 1247 in Pulaski County.

After a roadside interview was conducted, Trooper Cowan suspected the driver Jordan R. Prince, 26, of Burnside was under the influence of drugs and also discovered that he was a convicted felon. During a search of the vehicle, crystal methamphetamine was located along with drug Continue reading Drug Arrest and Investigation

KSP Investigates Injury Collision

Injury Accident
Injury Accident

On Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at approximately 10:15 p.m. EDT, the Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post received a report of a traffic collision on HWY 150 just east of Stanford.

The initial investigation indicates that a 2007 Pontiac passenger vehicle, operated by Lee McGinnis, 21 years old of Harrodsburg, was traveling east on HWY 150. McGinnis crossed the centerline, striking two vehicles, a 1995 Nissan pick-up truck, operated by Roy Browning, 58 years old of Lancaster, and a 2008 Chevrolet passenger car, operated by Nancy Vanhook, 37 years old of Stanford.

Lee McGinnis and Nancy Vanhook were both airlifted to the UK Medical Center with serious injuries. Roy Browning and his passenger, Ashley Continue reading KSP Investigates Injury Collision

Berea Police Dept. Goes Green

Manufactured by Zero Motorcycles in California
Manufactured by Zero Motorcycles in California

The Berea Police Department officially took possession one brand-new, zero-emission electric motorcycle for the department.

The Zero Motorcycle, which cost $21,000, was purchased by the City of Berea for continuing to deploy more green technology.

Berea Police Chief David Gregory said, “Zero Motorcycle is a great addition to our fleet, “it is a hybrid bike; we can use it on the road as well as off road,” Continue reading Berea Police Dept. Goes Green

Scam Alert

Scam Alert
Scam Alert

The Berea Police Department has received a few reports about different scams going on around town.

The first involves a phone call where the caller tells the victim that they are behind on their mortgage payment and they must make a payment immediately. Do not give out any personal or financial information when you get these calls. Hang up and contact your mortgage company if you need assistance.

The second involves people going door to door asking to do repairs and inspections for hail damage to homes. Legitimate businesses will have business cards or markings on their vehicle, and will be licensed to operate in the city of Berea.

If you are unsure about a phone call you receive or someone that comes to your home, you can contact us at 859-624-4776.

Vehicle Pursuit and Fugitive Arrest

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On Tuesday, May 05, 2015 at approximately 4:30 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received an anonymous tip regarding an escapee from Blackburn Correctional Complex. The tip was regarding Charles Blanton who had walked away from the complex in late April 2015. The tip was that he was operating a 2006 Chevrolet Impala and that he was currently at the Wal-Mart in Corbin.

As troopers arrived they observed Blanton operating the vehicle. Troopers attempted to stop the vehicle but Blanton refused to pull over and a pursuit was initiated. Blanton traveled approximately seven (7) miles before he lost Continue reading Vehicle Pursuit and Fugitive Arrest

Richmond Police Report May 5, 2015

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Theft Charges: On 05/04/2015, police charged Korey W. Stamper, age 22, Meadowlark Drive, in connection with two recent thefts.

On 04/19/2015, a resident in the 300 block of Wisteria Court reported that a Hewlett Packard laptop computer, valued at $700.00, had been stolen from her home. The follow-up investigation identified Stamper as a suspect after it was learned that he had been in possession of the stolen computer shortly after the theft and transferred it to another party. The investigating Continue reading Richmond Police Report May 5, 2015

Berea Police Report May 5, 2015

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Shoplifting/Drug Arrest: On 04/30/2015 Officers were called to Walmart in reference to two different shoplifters. Store employees observed the two subjects remove merchandise from the packaging and then conceal it before attempting to leave the store. One of the subjects had several different kinds of pills on her person as well as synthetic Marijuana.

Officers arrested 45 year old Freddie Denny of Eubank KY and 37 year old Julie Caldwell-Cromer of Brodhead KY.

Both were charged with Theft By Unlawful Taking Shoplifting. Caldwell-Cromer was also charged with Possession of Synthetic Drugs, Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd Degree, Illegal Possession of a Legend Drug, and Prescription Controlled Substance not in Proper Container.
(Click read more for more police reports) Continue reading Berea Police Report May 5, 2015

Monday Member Spotlight

Derek Abney
Derek Abney

Today’s Monday Member Spotlight highlights one of our lieutenants, Derek Abney, BVFR 312. Derek has been a member since 2008, but has been part of the fire service since 2003. Derek is a large animal rescue technician, which fits right alongside his career, as he works for EKU Meadowbrook Farms as the swine technician. Derek is also CPR/First Aid certified, Swift Continue reading Monday Member Spotlight

Richmond Police Report May 4, 2015

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Stolen Vehicle/Leaving Scene Arrest: On 04/30/2015, police charged Dwight Rose, age 36, Altamont Street, for his involvement in a crash involving a stolen vehicle.

On 01/09/2015, at approximately 11:00 P.M., officers were dispatched to a single vehicle injury accident in the 200 block of Tates Creek Avenue. Upon arrival, officers observed a Hyundai sedan resting in the creek bed alongside the roadway. Residents in the area reported seeing a male and female walking away from the accident with the female complaining of having a broken arm. Officers later located the female and she was transported by EMS to the hospital for treatment of a broken arm. It was Continue reading Richmond Police Report May 4, 2015

KSP, Richmond Post, Activity for April 2015

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KSP

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is reporting the following activity for the month of April, 2015.

Troopers and Detectives issued a total of 2,231 citations, which included 152 for speeding, 13 for no child restraint and 181 for no seatbelts. There were 45 people arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. Troopers issued 402 courtesy notices, assisted 55 stranded motorists, and investigated 58 traffic collisions while inspecting 1,993 vehicles. Detectives and Troopers also responded to and investigated 1,225 complaints, opened 595 criminal cases, Continue reading KSP, Richmond Post, Activity for April 2015

KSP to Conduct Periodic Traffic Safety Checkpoints

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KSP

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 the following link http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/posts/press/post7_checkpoints.htm

Fatality Collision Investigation

Fatal Accident
Fatal Accident

On May 1st, 2015 at approximately 5:50PM, Officers with the Kentucky State Police responded to a vehicle collision located on KY90, about 3 ½ miles east of Monticello in Wayne County.

At this time, Officers are reconstructing a two vehicle collision in which a passenger car and pickup truck have collided. 3 adults and 3 children are dead at the scene and 2 adults have been transported to the hospital for medical care.

UPDATED INFORMATION

INVESTIGATION HAS DETERMINED THAT A 1999 CHRYSLER CIRRUS PASSENGER CAR WITH 6 OCCUPANTS WAS TRAVELING WESTBOUND ON Continue reading Fatality Collision Investigation

Richmond Police Report May 1, 2015

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Drug Trafficking Arrest: On 04/29/2015, police charged Kelly Tribble (female), age 33, Sizemore Drive, for drug trafficking offenses following a covert investigation.

In October 2013, the RPD Narcotics Unit purchased a number of oxycodone pills from Tribble on three separate occasions during a covert investigation. On 07/21/2014, a warrant was issued for Tribble’s arrest after she was indicted for Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree, one count. That was followed by a second arrest warrant being issued on 10/01/2014 charging her Continue reading Richmond Police Report May 1, 2015

KSP Investigates Fatal Crash

Fatal Crash
Fatal Crash

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal collision that killed one man in Lincoln County this morning. The collision occurred on Highway 27, south of Stanford just before 2:00 a.m. EDT.

The initial investigation indicates that a 2001 Red Pontiac passenger vehicle was slowed or stopped in the left lane of the southbound lanes, and was struck by a 2004 Silver Pontiac passenger vehicle that was also traveling south. The impact of the collision pushed the 2001 Pontiac off the roadway, where it overturned and caught on fire.

The driver of the 2001 Pontiac was pronounced deceased at the scene by Continue reading KSP Investigates Fatal Crash

Berea Police Report Apr. 29, 2015

Berea Police
Berea Police

Criminal Mischief Arrests: On 04/28/2015 Officers were dispatched to several residences in the area of Kara Drive, Jason Circle, and Edgar Drive in reference to vehicle damage. Several cars in the area were egged and shot with a BB gun causing damage that totaled approximately $2,500.00. An investigation revealed that two subjects purchased the eggs and BB gun at Walmart, and they were captured on security video. They were both then identified and later interviewed where they admitted that they caused the damage to the vehicles.

On 04/29/2015 Officers arrested 20 year old Tyler Kirby of Berea KY and 20 year old Eric Brainard of Berea KY. They were both charged with Criminal Mischief 1st Degree.

Berea Police Report Apr. 28, 2015

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Shoplifting Arrest: On 04/23/2015 Officers were called to Walmart in reference to a shoplifter. Store employees observed the subject conceal items in his pockets before attempting to leave the store. The merchandise was valued at $63.74.

Officers arrested 38 year old Terry Anglin and charged him with Theft By Unlawful Taking Shoplifting.

Theft: On 04/22/2015 a resident in the 200 Block of Kaye Street reported that items were stolen from the back porch of a residence. Estimated Loss: $800.00.
(Click read more for more police report) Continue reading Berea Police Report Apr. 28, 2015

KSP Conducts Fire Investigation in Jackson County

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KSP

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post in investigating a fire that was reported just after 7:00 p.m. EDT, on Saturday, April 25, 2015. The fire burned a residence at 1495 Highway 89, just north of McKee. The initial investigation has revealed that the burned structure did not have any electrical service at the time of the fire.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police, Post 7 at 859-623-2404 or the Arson Task Force at 1-800-27ARSON (1-800-272-7766). The Arson Task Force is offering up to a $1000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for starting the fire.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Post 7 Arson Investigator Pat Alford.