On Saturday, February 23, 2019 at approximately 9:44 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a call from Clay County 911 reporting that a vehicle had been swept away while traveling through high rising waters on Chop Bottom Road in Clay County.
Trooper Logan Wolfe, along with Manchester Police Officers Ryan Jackson and Jeremy Garrison, responded to the scene. Upon arrival, officers located the vehicle about 200 feet out in swift- moving water with a female screaming for help. All three officers waded out to the vehicle and discovered three females trapped inside. Continue reading KSP Trooper Saves Woman from Flood Waters→
Assault Arrest: On 02/22/2019 officers were called to Circle K on Richmond Road in reference to a subject who had been cut with a knife. The assault was the result of an altercation that occurred in the Circle K parking lot. Officers were able to identify the offender and he was located at his home in Berea.
Officers arrested 20 year old Caleb Hendrickson of Berea KY and charged him with Assault 1st Degree. The victim was transported to the hospital by Madison County EMS. This incident is still under investigation. Continue reading Berea Police Report Feb. 25, 2019→
On February 21, 2019, at approximately 4:34 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Brian R. Schramm, 48, on charges related to the distribution of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor.
Disorderly Conduct/Drug Arrest: On 02/14/2019 officers were called to Elm Street in reference to arguing and causing a disturbance. The subjects were located walking on the roadway, and they were still yelling and screaming.
Officers arrested 26-year-old Clarissa Richmond of Berea KY and 34-year-old Samuel Lancaster of Berea KY.
They were both charged with Disorderly Conduct 2nd Degree. Lancaster was in possession of a syringe and a small amount of suspected Methamphetamine. He was also charged with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree and Drug Paraphernalia Possession. Continue reading Berea Police Report Feb. 19, 2019→
On February 16, 2019, at approximately 4:09 a.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Milton Kruger, 41, on charges related to unlawful possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit conducted a traffic stop for a traffic violation on the Eastern Bypass around 5:20 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.
According to Madison County Sheriff Mike Coyle, Deputy Jeff Bol deployed the Madison County Sheriff’s Office K-9 GoKu during the course or the stop. The deployment of the K-9 led to the seizure of suspected Buprenorphine, Dilaudid pills, Alprazolam, and digital scales. In addition, approximately $2485 in U.S. currency was seized. Continue reading Madison Co. Sheriff Report Feb. 16, 2019→
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office Responded to a Theft of Mail Matter complaint near Georgetown in Scott County. After finding the suspect a pursuit started. This lead to shots being fired and later the suspect was apprehended.
A Scott County Deputy responded to a complaint of a person stealing mail in the area of Paris Pike. A deputy encountered the suspect vehicle, a grey 2003 Buick Le Sabre. When the deputy attempted to make contact with the suspect, the vehicle fled the scene. The deputy then began to pursue the suspect. The suspect was speeding and driving reckless toward Fayette County. Continue reading KSP Investigates Officer Involved Shooting→
On February 13, 2019, at approximately 8:15 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested William G. Randolph, 28, on a charge related to unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sexual or prohibited activities.
On February 11, 2019, at approximately 3:24 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 5 dispatch was contacted by Gallatin County dispatch in reference to a 911 call from a witness, stating they observed a distressed female at a gas station that was forced into a vehicle by a male. The caller stated it appeared that the female was asking for help and that the vehicle then sped off traveling towards Interstate 71 Southbound. Troopers from Post 5 were dispatched to attempt to locate the vehicle, which was described as a dark colored Dodge Caravan with a Quebec registration plate. Continue reading KSP Investigates Officer Involved Shooting→
On Monday, February 11, 2019 at approximately 11:39 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a call from Whitley County 911 about an individual that had been located deceased inside a building in the Williamsburg community of Whitley County.
Upon arrival, KSP Detectives located Billy R. Lawson, 45, of Williamsburg deceased of an apparent stab wound. Lawson was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Whitley County Coroner’s Office.
Trespassing Arrest: On 02/09/2019 officers were called to a residence in the 500 block of Chestnut Street in reference to an unknown subject inside the victim’s home. The victim reported that he was gone from the home for a short time and located a male subject on his couch when he returned. The subject had entered the home through the victim’s front door which was unlocked. The subject was placed under arrest and showed several signs of impairment. He was also in possession of a small pipe and a small amount of Marijuana. Continue reading Berea Police Report Feb. 12, 2019→
When it comes to solving the drug epidemic in Madison County, preventing youths from getting addicted in the first place is a key component to success. However, providing support and services for those who already struggle with drug addiction is another crucial piece of the puzzle, say local officials.