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KSP Investigates Fatal Collision

Fatal Crash

Fatal Crash

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal collision that occurred at approximately 2:00 pm this afternoon in Boyle County.

The initial investigation indicates that William C. Edwards, 55 years old of Harrodsburg, was traveling South on KY-33, just north of Danville. Edwards drove of the right side of the road and struck a culvert. His vehicle overturned causing him to be ejected. Edwards was transported to Ephraim McDowell hospital where he was pronounced deceased. It does not appear that Edwards was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the collision and alcohol may be a factor in the collision.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Tpr. Frank Thornberry. He (more…)

KSP Announces Civilian Employee of the Year and Other Awards

Walton, Ky.-resident Dacia Wood received the Kentucky State Police Civilian Employee of the Year Award from KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer on Oct. 23. An eight-year veteran of the agency, Wood is a Police Telecommunications Shift Supervisor at KSP Post 6 in Dry Ridge, Ky.

Walton, Ky.-resident Dacia Wood received the Kentucky State Police Civilian Employee of the Year Award from KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer on Oct. 23. An eight-year veteran of the agency, Wood is a Police Telecommunications Shift Supervisor at KSP Post 6 in Dry Ridge, Ky.

Twenty-five civilian employees were honored today by the Kentucky State Police at a ceremony highlighting their performance and public service during the past year.

Walton-resident Dacia Wood was named KSP Civilian Employee of the Year. An eight-year veteran of the agency, Wood is a Police Telecommunications (more…)

KSP Driver’s Testing Branch Closure

Driver Test

Driver Test

KSP Driver’s Testing Branch Closure

WHAT: The written and road exams will not be administered in Boyle, Garrard, Lincoln, Jessamine, Madison and Clark Counties on Friday, October 31, 2014.

WHEN: Friday, October 31, 2014

WHERE: The KSP Driver’s Testing Branches in Boyle, Garrard, Lincoln, Jessamine, Madison and Clark Counties.

WHY: The offices will be closed due to mandatory training of driver’s testing personnel.

Richmond Police Report Oct. 22, 2014

ARRESTED

ARRESTED

Theft/RSP Charges: On 10/14/2014, a resident in the 300 block of Rosedale Avenue reported that numerous tools had been stolen from the basement of his residence the previous day. It was subsequently determined that approximately $1680.00 worth of tools were stolen.

The follow-up investigation revealed that on 10/16/2014, Shyler N. Merida, age 20, Danielle Court, was in possession of several of the stolen tools and transferred them to a third party. The value of the tools in her possession was approximately $880.00. She was taken into custody, charged for Receiving Stolen Property $500 to $10,000 and Theft by Deception Under $500, and lodged in the MCDC.

On 10/17/2014, Jeremy S. Burns, age 35, Robbinsville Loop, had been in possession of the remaining stolen tools and had transferred them to another party as well. Burns was taken into custody and lodged in the MCDC. He was (more…)

House Fire on Big Cave Rd.

Fire

Fire

In the early morning hours the Mount Vernon, Brodhead and Livingston Fire Departments responded to the scene of a residential fire in Big Cave Rd (hwy 1004). The residence was fully involved on arrival. No injuries occurred.

I-75 Traffic Update

I-75

I-75

SOUTH BOUND I-75 HAS REOPENED. THE NORTH BOUND SIDE STILL REMAINS CLOSED AT THIS TIME.

TRAFFIC ALERT

TRAFFIC ALERT

TRAFFIC ALERT


TRAFFIC ALERT:

(Oct. 21-2014 11AM) – I 75 NORTH AND SOUTH BOUND LANES ARE CLOSED DUE TO SPILL. TRAFFIC IS BEING DIVERTED ONTO US 25. NORTH BOUND DRIVERS ARE ASKED TO EXIT AT THE 87 EXIT AND TRAVEL THE ROBERT R. MARTIN AND EASTERN BYPASS,

THIS WILL CUT DOWN ON THE BACK UP AT THE 90 EXIT.

Berea Police Report Oct. 21, 2014

ARRESTED

ARRESTED


Drug Arrest: On 10/17/2014 Officers were conducting a drug investigation that led to them making contact with a male subject in the parking lot of Dollar General. After speaking with the subject they located a Marijuana cigarette and Methamphetamine wrapped in aluminum foil, inside of the subject’s vehicle.

Officers arrested 29 year old Clell Swinney of Mount Vernon KY and charged him with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Controlled (more…)

Richmond Police Report Oct. 20, 2014

ARRESTED

ARRESTED


UPDATE:  Wendy Thomas 26 of Hager Drive was arrested and charged with Shoplifting.

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KSP New Post Commander

Captain Glenn Todd Dalton

Captain Glenn Todd Dalton

The Kentucky State Police Post 11, London welcomes Captain Glenn Todd Dalton as the new commander.

Captain Dalton, a 25- year veteran, began his career with the Kentucky State Police in 1989 as a member of Cadet Class 67. In 2004, he was promoted Sergeant and served at the Bowling Green, Post and London Post. In 2008, was promoted to Lieutenant and was assigned to the Drug Enforcement / Special Investigations Branch as Assistant Commander.

Captain Dalton has received the following awards during his career:
KSP Post 10, Harlan Trooper of the Year in 1993, KSP Post 11, London Detective of the Year in 2002, Commissioner’s Award in 2002 and 2004.

Captain Dalton is a native of Somerset, KY where he currently resides with his wife Sherri.

BVFR Receives Cruiser

Cruiser

Cruiser

The Berea Volunteer Fire & Rescue received a generous donation from Sheriff Mike Coyle and the Madison County Sheriff’s department in the form of a used police interceptor cruiser. The cruiser was painted and striped by Carey Crutcher. The vehicle will be very useful for the BVFR.

Apartment Fire

FIRE

FIRE

The MVFD, Livingston Fire, and MVPD cleared the scene of an early morning apartment fire on South Wilderness Road.

The fire was contained to the area of origin. The apartment involved received smoke damage throughout. No other apartments were damaged in any way.

One small kitten was located alive and safe inside the apartment. No injuries occurred.

Tractor and Trailer Fire on I-75

Fire

Fire

The Mount Vernon, Brodhead and Livingston Fire Departments have cleared the scene of a tractor and trailer fire on I-75 at the 67mm south bound.

One lane is open at this time as David’s Tire Center works to clear the scene. The Tractor and Trailer was hauling “bulk plastic” which made firefighting (more…)

Berea Police Report Oct. 15, 2014

ARRESTED

ARRESTED


Sex Abuse Arrest: On 10/10/2014 43 year old Joy Hayes of Lexington KY was arrested and charged with Sexual Abuse 1st Degree, Assault 4th Degree, Tampering with a Witness, and Unlawful Transaction with a Minor.

On two different occasions in September Officers took reports that Joy Hayes was harassing juveniles. Arrest warrants were eventually filed by the parents of the juveniles.

On 10/01/2014 Officers interviewed one of the juveniles and learned that she had sexual contact with Hayes at a home where Hayes resided in Berea. Officers also learned that the juvenile was assaulted by Hayes at the home. Officers obtained an arrest warrant for Joy Hayes on 10/10/2014 for Sexual (more…)

Sheriff Jerry Combs Memorial Highway

Unveiling

Unveiling

Today in District 81- Representative Rita H. Smart was happy to sponsor the resolution denoting HYW 1016 as Sheriff Jerry Combs Memorial Highway. The unveiling took place during the Fiscal Court Meeting.

Berea Police Report Oct. 14, 2014

ARRESTED

ARRESTED


Forgery Arrest: On 10/10/2014 Officers were called to People’s Bank of Glades Road in reference to forged checks.

After speaking with bank employees, Officers arrested 46 year old Terry Sparks of Paint Lick KY and 33 year old Sarah Caudill of Berea KY. They were both charged with Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd (more…)

Richmond Police Report Oct. 13, 2014

ARRESTED

ARRESTED


Theft/Weapons Arrest: On 10/11/2014, police charged William R. Richardson, age 39, Steep Street, in connection with thefts from vehicles and the unlawful possession of a firearm.

At approximately 5:00 A.M., an officer responding to a report of a male going through parked vehicles in the downtown area located Richardson in the area of Madison Avenue and E. Main Street. Richardson fit the description of the suspect and was carrying a backpack. A subsequent search of the backpack produced a .380 caliber handgun. A large amount of change (coins) and an iPod were also found on Richardson’s person. It was (more…)

Tanker Truck Accident

Tanker Wreck

Tanker Wreck

Around 6 AM this morning Mount Vernon and Brodhead Fire units were on the scene of a single vehicle accident on KY 461 at Spiro rd. KY 461 is closed at this time a detour (Doc Adams Road / old 461 loop 2) is in place. The tanker truck was hauling crude oil and all leaks have been stopped. The driver was transported from the scene to Rockcastle Regional Hospital By (more…)

Death Investigation

Death Investigation

Death Investigation

On Sunday, October 12, 2014, at approximately 5:42 AM the Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified of a residential structure fire with fatalities on Sycamore Trail in McCreary County.

KSP Arson Investigator Detective Brian Lewis along with Detective Billy Correll arrived on the scene and determined through an investigation that all three victims: David D. Perkins, 52, of Whitley City, Lisa Y. Perkins, 48, of Whitley City and Shanlen Crabtree, 2, of Whitley City were located in the bedroom of the residence. All three victims appeared to have died of smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire has not been determined at this time however, foul play is not suspected at this time. Autopsies have been scheduled for tomorrow in (more…)

Richmond Police Report Oct. 11, 2014

ARRESTED

ARRESTED

UPDATE: Richmond Police arrested Roy Lee Brown 29 of Mt Vernon Kentucky with two counts of Theft By Unlawful Taking under $500.

He was lodged in the Madison County Detention Center. Mr. Brown was spotted at the Berea Walmart attempting to do the same thing. Berea Police traffic stopped him.

ORIGINAL REPORT:
On 10/08/2014 this subject stole a (1) vacuum cleaner from Richmond Walmart valued at $208.65 and another on 10/09/2014, valued at $348.39. If (more…)

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