Category Archives: Police & Fire Reports

Richmond Police Report June 27, 2016

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Burglary/Criminal Mischief: Richmond Police arrested Samantha Jackson 21, Four Mile Rd Richmond, Kentucky, Celess Arnett, 20 of Lexington, Kentucky and Albert Whitney III 20 also of Lexington, Kentucky for Burglary 1st and Criminal Mischief 1st in connection with a Burglary that occurred on 06/11/2016 on Martin Drive Richmond, Kentucky. $38,000 worth of property was stolen during the break in.

Jackson, Arnett and Whitney were lodged in the Madison County Detention Center.

Lexington Police charged all three with Receiving Stolen Property. Several items were recovered by Lexington Police. Continue reading Richmond Police Report June 27, 2016

KSP Investigates Fatal Collision

Fatal Accident
Fatal Accident

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal collision that happened west of Danville on Godbey Lane in Boyle County, just after 3:00 pm yesterday afternoon.

The initial investigation indicates that a 2010 GMC SUV, driven by Maria N. Ehud, 28 years old of Danville was traveling north on Godbey Lane and collided head-on with a 2007 Audi passenger car, operated by Walter T. Bremer, 54 years Continue reading KSP Investigates Fatal Collision

Tiffany Ratliff Promoted to Warden at Blackburn Correctional Complex

Tiffany Ratliff
Tiffany Ratliff

Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner Rodney Ballard today announced the promotion of Tiffany Ratliff to Warden at Blackburn Correctional Complex (BCC) in Lexington. Prior to this promotion Ratliff served as Deputy Warden at the Kentucky State Reformatory (KSR) since 2014.

“Tiffany Ratliff has the diverse type of correctional experience and educational background we are looking for in our top Continue reading Tiffany Ratliff Promoted to Warden at Blackburn Correctional Complex

KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

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On June 23, 2016, at approximately 10:25 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by Post 5-Campbellsburg, arrested Daniel C. Swart, 39, on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

Swart was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch Continue reading KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

National Law Enforcement Task Force Sweeps U.S. In Search Of Child Predators

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KSP

In coordination with the National Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, law enforcement agencies throughout the Commonwealth initiated 73 investigations and made 17 arrests during “Operation Broken Heart III” in the months of April and May.

The majority of these arrests were a result of the proactive investigation of online networks, which are routinely used in the Continue reading National Law Enforcement Task Force Sweeps U.S. In Search Of Child Predators

Representative Bratcher Introduces Blue Lives Matter Legislation to Protect Police Officers, Firefighters, EMS

Representative Kevin Bratcher
Representative Kevin Bratcher

Following recently passed legislation in Louisiana, Representative Kevin Bratcher, R-Louisville, filed House Bill 12 making it a hate crime to target police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical service personnel in Kentucky. If passed, Kentucky would become only the second state in the nation where public safety workers are considered a protected class under hate-crime Continue reading Representative Bratcher Introduces Blue Lives Matter Legislation to Protect Police Officers, Firefighters, EMS

Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys and Girls Ranch

Madison Co. Sheriff Department
Madison Co. Sheriff Department

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is seeking boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 11 for an opportunity to meet kids throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky, for a fun and educational experience. The Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys and Girls Ranch is a summer camp sponsored by Kentucky Sheriffs Association for children, and is designed to build self-esteem, moral character and teach them to respect themselves, others and law enforcement Continue reading Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys and Girls Ranch

KSP Investigates Traffic Crash with Fatality

Fatal Crash
Fatal Crash

On Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at approximately 6:34 PM, the Kentucky State Police, Post 11 London, received a report of a single vehicle traffic crash on US 421 in Clay County.

Upon arrival Trooper Josh Wilson determined that a 2004 Ford Taurus, operated by Michael L Harris, 60, of Manchester was traveling on US 421 when the single vehicle crash Continue reading KSP Investigates Traffic Crash with Fatality

Berea Police Report June 22, 2016

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DUI Arrest: On 06/19/2016 officers received a complaint of a reckless driver on Chestnut Street. The vehicle was located and a traffic stop was conducted. The driver and the passenger both showed obvious signs of impairment.

Officers arrested 39 year old Misty Murphy of Waco KY and 21 year old Quinton King of Richmond KY. Murphy was charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense. King was charged with Public Intoxication Continue reading Berea Police Report June 22, 2016

KSP Drug Investigation and Arrest

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On Monday, June 20, 2016 at approximately 10:30 pm Troopers from the Kentucky State Police, Post 11 London, conducted an investigation into suspected drug activity at a residence on West Pine Hill Road, London, KY.

During the investigation Trooper Ben Graves discovered Marijuana, prescription medications, drug paraphernalia and cash. There was Continue reading KSP Drug Investigation and Arrest

KSP Continues Investigating the Disappearance of Brookelyn Farthing

Brookelyn Farthing
Brookelyn Farthing

Today marks three years since Brookelyn Farthing disappeared, and the Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is asking for the public’s help as they continue the investigation.

On June 23, 2013 the Kentucky State Police began investigating the disappearance of Brookelyn Farthing following a fire at 113 Dillon Court in Madison County. Some of Brookelyn Farthing’s personal belongings were recovered from Continue reading KSP Continues Investigating the Disappearance of Brookelyn Farthing

Gov. Bevin Presents Governor’s Medal of Valor to Family of KSP Trooper

 (left to right) Kentucky State Police Commissioner Richard W. Sanders joined Gov. Matt Bevin as he presented the Governor’s Medal of Valor to Brenda Tiffany, the mother of the late Tpr. Cameron Ponder, his fiancée, Chrystal Coleman, and his father, Joe Ponder at a ceremony held in Lexington on June 17.
(left to right) Kentucky State Police Commissioner Richard W. Sanders joined Gov. Matt Bevin as he presented the Governor’s Medal of Valor to Brenda Tiffany, the mother of the late Tpr. Cameron Ponder, his fiancée, Chrystal Coleman, and his father, Joe Ponder at a ceremony held in Lexington on June 17.

The Governor’s Medal of Valor was posthumously awarded to Cameron Ponder, a Kentucky State Trooper killed in the line of duty in 2015, at a ceremony held in Lexington on June 17. Continue reading Gov. Bevin Presents Governor’s Medal of Valor to Family of KSP Trooper