The Madison County Sheriff’s Honor Guard is trying to raise money so they may go to Washingon D.C. to attend the National Law Enforcement Memorial in May. Print off the ticket above and present it to your server on the specified date and time. Donations are also appreciated. Just drop by the Sheriff’s Office and ask for Sgt. Chris Sizemore to drop off your donation.
Drug Arrests: On 03/07/2015 Officers were called to Speedway in reference to a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot. They located one subject sitting in the vehicle and one subject in the store, and both had slurred speech and appeared to be under the influence. Inside of the vehicle they located Methamphetamine, Marijuana, and several different pills. They also located rolling papers and needles.
Officers arrested 19 year old Cory Cope of Berea KY and 31 year old Christopher Shewmake of Berea KY. Shewmake was charged with Public Intoxication and Drug Paraphernalia Possession. Cope was charged with the following… Continue reading Berea Police Report Mar. 10, 2015
WANTED: The Shoplifter in this photo is Jamie Bowling Chasteen 34. If you know her location contact us at 859 623-1162 Officer Hill.
This subject took a Shark Rocket vacuum and Bissell spot remover valued at $349.98 from Richmond Meijer on 03/03/2015 without paying for it.
Berea Rescue and Berea Fire responded to a structure fire off of Walnut Meadow Road on 3-8-2015. Fire personnel responded to a barn fire and were able to quickly extinguish the fire, minimizing the damage done and isolating the fire to the attic area.
Stalking/Burglary Charges: On 03/02/2015, police charged Ivan C. Watts, age 30, no address given, Richmond, for burglary, stalking and several other offenses related to the improper contact with, and harassment of, a woman with who he has a child-in-common.
On 01/01/2014, officers were dispatched to a residence on Churchill Drive in response to a reported domestic assault. Upon arrival, officers learned from Continue reading Richmond Police Report March 6, 2015
On Thursday, March 05, 2015 troopers from Post 11, along with Detectives from KSP Cannabis Suppression Unit executed two search warrants at two separate residences in Rockcastle County that yielded the arrests of eight (8) individuals also the seizure of a 2014 Nissan passenger car, twenty (20) firearms and $6,032.00 in US currency.
The first search warrant was executed at a residence on Kelsey Lane in Mount Vernon, KY where the following individuals were arrested.
(Click read more for more arrests) Continue reading Drug Arrests and Investigation
On Thursday, March 06, 2015 at approximately 11:57 PM troopers from Post- 11, along with Laurel County Constable Denver Mays executed an arrest warrant at a residence located on US 25, eight (8) miles north of London in Laurel County.
Arrested on the warrant was Leonard Jones, 49, of East Bernstadt, KY and charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 2nd Offense, Drug Paraphernalia Possession and Persistent Felony Offender 2nd.
The investigation began on Friday, February 27, 2015 after KSP SGT Steve Walker and Constable Mays conducted a traffic stop on Jones on an access road in the city limits of London. During the traffic stop Jones was placed in Continue reading Drug Arrest and Investigation
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is reporting the following activity for the month of February, 2015.
Troopers and Detectives issued a total of 1,283 citations, which included 102 for speeding, 4 for no child restraint and 69 for no seatbelts. There were 17 people arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. Troopers issued 229 courtesy notices, assisted 444 stranded motorists, and investigated 47 traffic collisions while inspecting 1,162 vehicles. Detectives and Troopers also responded to and investigated 1,019 complaints, opened 44 criminal cases, and made 278 criminal arrests.
Richmond Post provides law enforcement service for Boyle, Lincoln, Mercer, Garrard, Jessamine, Madison, Clark, Lee, Estill, Owsley and Jackson counties. To contact the Richmond Post you may call (859) 623-2404 or toll free at (800) 222-5555.
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://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/posts/press/post7_checkpoints.htm
Unlawful Imprisonment: On 03/02/2015 Officers were called to a disturbance at 100 Miracle Street, where the caller stated that a male subject forced a female into an apartment. The apartment was located and once inside they located both subjects locked in a bedroom. An investigation revealed that the female had been assaulted before she attempted to leave, and the male forced her back in the apartment. There was also a domestic violence order in place at the time.
Officers arrested 37 year old Aaron Gallegos-Rivers of Berea KY and Continue reading Berea Police Report March 3, 2015
Drug Charges: On 02/27/2015, police charged Craig F. Shearer, age 35, College Hill Road, for drug trafficking following a stop for a traffic infraction.
At approximately 7:14 P.M., an officer stopped a vehicle being driven by Shearer for disregarding a stop sign on Keri Ann Drive. During the course of the stop, officers learned that there existed a bench warrant for Shearer’s arrest from the Estill Circuit Court for violating the conditions of his release on bond in connection with pending criminal charges (Convicted Felon in Possession of Firearm; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; Persistent Felony Offender 2nd Degree).
Shearer was taken into custody and a search of his person resulted in the Continue reading Richmond Police Report March 2, 2015
Kentucky Fish and Wildlife seeks 12 conservation officer recruits; applications being taken.
Applications are now being accepted for conservation officers at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 9.
The department plans to fill positions in Christian, Graves, Marshall, Henderson, Breckinridge, Cumberland, Marion, Grant, Casey, Johnson, Martin and Elliott counties.
Applicants must be 21 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, meet educational requirements or have experience in related fields. Applicants are not hired as full-time employees until they pass a series of tests and Continue reading Job Opportunity
Earlier on the afternoon of February 28, 2015 the Mount Vernon Fire Department responded mutual aid to the Livingston Fire Department for a residential structure fire in the City of Livingston.
MVFD Engine 610 and Tanker 615 responded to assist. Livingston Fire Continue reading Residential Structure Fire
WHAT: The Madison County driver testing site in Richmond will be closed the afternoon of Monday, March 2, 2015. Written tests will be offered in the morning, however road skills tests will be unavailable in the afternoon.
WHEN: Monday, March 2, 2015
WHERE: The KSP Driver’s Testing Site in Madison County (Richmond Site).
The Berea Rescue and Berea Fire worked in the early morning hours to extinguish a mobile home fire on Big Hill road.
The home received severe damage, but was extinguished quickly, stopping the spread of fire throughout the home.
On Thursday, February 26, 2015 at approximately 11:00 PM the Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a robbery at the Brodhead Tobacco and Tan store in Rockcastle County.
Upon arrival, Trooper Brian Maupin determined that two male subjects entered the store armed with a handgun and knife and demanded money. The store clerk complied and the suspects fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.
A perimeter was set up and a search was conducted, however the suspects were not located. It is unknown whether the suspects left on foot or in a Continue reading Robbery Investigation
On February 25, 2015, at approximately 5:30 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by Post 7- Richmond, arrested Frankie H. Hardy, 29, for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.
Hardy was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the Continue reading KSP Charges Madison Co. Man With Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography
The Madison County Fire Department along with Waco Volunteers and Madison County Rescue Squad responded to a Injury accident Yesterday February 25, 2015 on Speedwell Rd.
The Berea Police Department have received word about a phone scam from some of the local banks. People have been receiving phone calls from a number with an 859 area code. The caller states he is with the IRS and is calling to collect money, and asked for payment over the phone.
Please do not give out any personal or banking information over the phone, and feel free to call the police deaprtment with any questions.