Sixty-five recruits from throughout the Commonwealth and four other states reported to the Kentucky State Police Academy in Frankfort today to begin 23 weeks of training that will determine whether they have what it takes to join “The Thin Gray Line.” The first Continue reading New State Police Cadets Report For Training
The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) and the Kentucky State Police (KSP) are reminding motorists to buckle up as law enforcement agencies throughout the state join the nationwide Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization May 23 through June 5.
“Every day, unbuckled motorists are losing their lives in motor vehicle crashes,” said KOHS Executive Director Bill Bell. “As we approach Memorial Day weekend and the summer vacation season, we want those traveling our roadways to do the one Continue reading KY participates in national ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign
Richmond resident Kristina Kabakoff (center), a dispatcher at Kentucky State Police Post 7 in Richmond, received her KSP Telecommunications Academy diploma from KSP Deputy Commissioner Alex Payne (right) and Shelly Clark, KSP Post 5 Continue reading Richmond Resident Completes KSP Training
On Thursday, May 19, 2016 at approximately 1:45 AM, Trooper James Royal stopped a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado for a minor traffic violation on KY HWY 461 in the Mount Vernon Community of Rockcastle County.
After a roadside interview was conducted, Trooper Royal noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the passenger side of the vehicle.During a search of the vehicle, a back-pack was located in the passenger side floor along with several plastic baggies. The baggies Continue reading Drug Arrest and Investigation
Gray Hawk resident Brody Keck (center), a dispatcher at Kentucky State Police Post 7 in Richmond, received his KSP Telecommunications Academy diploma from KSP Deputy Commissioner Alex Payne (right) and Shelly Clark, KSP Post 5-Campbellsburg Telecommunicator and KSP Telecommunications Continue reading Jackson Co. Resident Completes KSP Training
On May 17, 2016, at approximately 1:13 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested
Joseph T. Anderson, 26, on charges related to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.
Anderson was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation on Continue reading KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses
Shoplifting: On 05/16/2016 Richmond Police arrested Chyanne Burdine 20 of Menelaus Rd Berea, Ky for Shoplifting a purse and clothing valued at $132.00 worth of merchandise from Kohl’s.
Burdine was lodged in the Madison County Detention Center. Continue reading Richmond Police Report May 18, 2016
On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at approximately 10:20 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a single-vehicle traffic crash involving a pedestrian at the 7 mile marker on US HWY 27 in McCreary County.
Upon arrival, Trooper Shaler Jones determined that a 2001 Dodge pick-up truck operated by Jennifer L. Pugh, 41, of Pine Knot was traveling southbound when she struck Bobby S. Stephens, 37, of Stearns as he was walking near the center- Continue reading Fatal Traffic Crash involving a Pedestrian
Four law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty in 2015, and their sacrifice will be honored at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 23 at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.
Fallen Nicholasville Police Officer Burke Rhoads, Kentucky State Police troopers Eric Chrisman and Cameron Ponder, and Richmond Police Officer Daniel Ellis all will be honored among their family, Continue reading Gov. Bevin to speak at ceremony honoring Kentucky’s fallen law enforcement officers
DUI Arrest: On 05/13/2016 a traffic stop was conducted on Walnut Meadow Road for a minor traffic violation. The operator showed signs of intoxication and had a small amount of Marijuana in his vehicle. A passenger in the vehicle identified himself and they eventually discovered that he had given a false name.
Officers arrested 28 year old Lincoln Jackson of Richmond KY and charged him with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense, Possession of Marijuana, and several other traffic offenses. Also Continue reading Berea Police Report May 18, 2016
On May 13, 2016, at approximately 11:50 a.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by Post 3-Bowling Green, arrested Robert A. Deluca, 39, on charges related to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.
Deluca was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation Continue reading KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses
Wanton Endangerment: On 05/13/2016 Richmond Police arrested Shawn Riddell 22 of Kingston Acres, Berea, Kentucky for Wanton Endangerment 1st Fleeing and Evading Police 2cts, Improper Passing, Speeding, DUI, Drug Paraphernalia, Disregarding a Stop Sign, Careless Driving. Police had responded to a call of a subject highly intoxicated, D.U.I in University Center.
Officers attempted to stop Riddell, but he attempted to flee and passed 10 cars at a high rate of speed. Police discontinued the pursuit Continue reading Richmond Police Report May 16, 2016
Eleven Kentucky State Police telecommunicators from throughout the Commonwealth were recognized today at graduation ceremonies for the eighth class of the agency’s in-house Telecommunications Continue reading KSP Telecommunications Academy Graduates Eighth Class
Madison County Sheriff’s Office and Madison County EMS has been receiving complaints of persons walking door to door stating they are with EMS or the Sheriff’s Office to solicit money for the respective agency. It is not the standard operating procedure of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office or Madison County EMS to solicit money in this fashion. Each agency is aware that Madison County Rescue Squad is currently raising funds for equipment and training by going Continue reading Scam Alert
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office, is investigating an injury collision that occurred at approximately 6:48 a.m. northbound on Interstate 75.
According to Madison County Sheriff Mike Coyle, Justin Vanhook, 21 years old of Hustonville KY, was traveling north on I-75 driving a 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt. Vanhook changed lanes and collided with a 2008 Continue reading Madison County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Injury Collision on I-75
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell met with members of the Richmond Police Department today in his office in the United States Capitol. The officers are in D.C. for Police Week and to honor Richmond Police Officer Daniel Ellis who was killed in the line of duty in November, 2015. Senior Patrol Officer Daniel Neil Ellis’ name has been added this year to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C.