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Fireworks Ordinance

City of Berea

City of Berea

The City of Berea has an ordinance regulating the times that Fireworks can be set off?

Ordinance# 11-13 established that consumer fireworks may only be used, ignited, fired, or exploded between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.

The exception to the ordinance is on the following dates, when the applicable ending hour shall be 12:00 a.m. (midnight):

1) December 31st
2) July 3rd
3) July 4th
4) Memorial Day
5) The date specifically named or designated by the City Council as the date to celebrate Independence Day, if other than the actual date of July 4th.

Safety Checkpoint Announcement

Berea Police

Berea Police

The Berea Police Department will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the months of July, August and September. These checkpoints will be at designated areas on highways where statistics have shown an elevated number of vehicle crashes. During the checkpoints officers will be enforcing laws related to operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, licensing of motor vehicles and operators, registration and insurance violations, seat belt and child restraint violations, and motor vehicle equipment violations.

Below is a list of traffic safety checkpoint locations. These roadway locations (more…)

Wanted by Richmond Police

WANTED

WANTED

Theft from Business: Reported 06/23/2015. Samuels Jewelers, Richmond Mall. Employees reported that two males entered the store and engaged both clerks regarding jewelry. One was asking about necklaces and the other about rings and earrings. During the course of the contact, one of the males (more…)

Fatal Traffic Crash

Fatal Crash

Fatal Crash

On Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at approximately 7:04 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11 London, received a report of a two vehicle traffic crash involving a Kentucky State Trooper on US HWY 27 at the intersection of Waitsboro RD in Pulaski County.

Upon arrival Traffic Crash Reconstructionist Trooper Delzie Kelly determined that Trooper Joshua Brainard was traveling southbound on US HWY 27 operating a marked 2011 Ford Crown Victoria patrol car, when a 2004 Toyota Corola traveling eastbound on Waitsboro RD being operated by Denese L. Koval, 56, of Nancy, KY (more…)

Community Survey

City of Berea

City of Berea

The City of Berea would like to make the public aware that over the next two weeks, uniformed city police and firemen will be visiting randomly selected homes to collect census data. The data will be used to determine if the city is eligible to receive federal grant funding for the proposed construction of expanded police and fire facilities. This expansion will allow the city to better serve the safety needs of our citizens. The grant funding for the project will reduce the financial burden for the city taxpayers, so your participation is appreciated.

Berea Police Report June 30, 2015

ARRESTED

ARRESTED


Alcohol Arrest: On 06/29/2015 Officers were called to the 1000 Block of Brooklyn Blvd in reference to a disturbance. They located a female in the parking lot who had a strong odor of alcohol and slurred speech.

Officers arrested 56 year old Darlene Ritchie of Berea KY and charged her with Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place.
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Richmond Police Report June 30, 2015

ARRESTED

ARRESTED


Intimidation Arrest: On 06/25/2015, police charged Heidi L. Hiltunen, age 53, E. Irvine Street, for making a veiled threat toward a DCBS worker.

At approximately 9:30 A.M., an officer was dispatched to the Kentucky Department of Community Based Services (DCBS), Anna Hume Boulevard, regarding an ongoing investigation. Upon arrival, the officer learned that Hiltunen had accompanied another party to the DCBS office the previous day to meet with social workers. As the two were leaving, Hiltunen made a remark that was (more…)

“Stay in the Game” Media Campaign

Madison County Youth in Action

Madison County Youth in Action

Madison County Youth in Action is pleased to announce the kick-off of this year’s “Stay in the Game” media campaign to reduce underage drinking. The 2015 campaign coincides with graduation and summer break, a time when celebrations can turn dangerous for underage drinkers. Statistically, one-third (more…)

Richmond Police Report June 29, 2015

MURDERED

MURDERED


Murders: On June 27, 2014, Karen Rollins Simpson and Avery “Boochie” Evans were found murdered in their residence at 109 Valley Street in Richmond, KY. The Richmond Police Department is offering a $5,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of (more…)

“Stay in the Game” Media Campaign

Madison County Youth in Action

Madison County Youth in Action

Madison County Youth in Action is pleased to announce the kick-off of this year’s “Stay in the Game” media campaign to reduce underage drinking. The 2015 campaign coincides with graduation and summer break, a time when celebrations can turn dangerous for underage drinkers. Statistically, one-third (more…)

Richmond Police Report June 26, 2015

ARRESTED

ARRESTED


Burglary Arrest: On 06/21/2015, police charged Taylor B. Deaton, age 22, Saratoga Circle, in connection with the burglary of a residence.

On 06/21/2015, residents of an apartment in the 300 block of Lancaster Avenue reported that several items had been stolen from the residence sometime during the early morning hours. There were no signs of forced entry, but a basement door was unsecure. The following items were reported missing: an Xbox gaming console; a Sigma acoustic guitar; an iHome speaker; a Peavey amplifier; and two autographed UK basketballs. The total value of the stolen (more…)

Northbound I-75 to be Reduced to one Lane

Lane Closure

Lane Closure

Beginning Sunday, June 28, northbound Interstate 75 in Rockcastle County will be reduced to one lane beginning at mile point 65.22 and ending at mile point 68.78 as crews continue pavement resurfacing project.

Lane closures will take place starting at approximately 6 p.m. on Sunday and will continue through Wednesday, July 1. Dates and times of lane closures may be adjusted for inclement weather or other unforeseeable delays.

Speed limits continue to be reduced from 70 to 55 mph through the work zone and double fines are in effect.

Work is scheduled to be completed by August 1. Drivers should expect delays and are encouraged to allow extra time in reaching their destinations.

Fireworks Ordinance

City of Berea

City of Berea

The City of Berea has an ordinance regulating the times that Fireworks can be set off?

Ordinance# 11-13 established that consumer fireworks may only be used, ignited, fired, or exploded between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.

The exception to the ordinance is on the following dates, when the applicable ending hour shall be 12:00 a.m. (midnight):

1) December 31st
2) July 3rd
3) July 4th
4) Memorial Day
5) The date specifically named or designated by the City Council as the date to celebrate Independence Day, if other than the actual date of July 4th.

UPDATE: Missing Person Found

MISSING

MISSING

UPDATE: On Thursday, June 25, 2015 at approximately 9:00 AM, Kentucky State Police Post11, London was notified that Chandler returned home. He is no longer entered as a missing person.

On Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at approximately 9:19 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a call of a missing person in the Livingston (more…)

KSP Charges a Man with Murder Following a Fatal Collision

ARRESTED

ARRESTED

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, is investigating a fatal collision that happened just before 7:00 p.m. last night on Kentucky HWY-11 in Owsley County.

The initial investigation indicates that Jesse Bennett, 49 years old of Mistletoe, KY, was operating a 1998 Ford Ranger south on HWY-11, and collided with a 2002 Harley Davidson Motorcycle that was traveling north. The driver of the motorcycle, Jeremiah Taylor, 24 years old of Richmond, and his passenger, Taylor Lainhart, 18 years old of Beattyville, were both airlifted to (more…)

Berea Police Investigating Fatal Collision

Fatal Crash

Fatal Crash

On 06/23/2015 at 5:12pm Officers were dispatched to an injury collision on Interstate 75 south near exit 76. Two vehicles were involved in the collision which resulted in the death of 35 year old Leo Marion, a resident of Pulaski County. Marion’s vehicle struck the rear of a semi truck driven by 52 year old Gregory Williams of Gainesville FL.

The Madison County Coroner was called to the scene a short time after officers arrived. Traffic was slowing moving at that time on Interstate 75 and was a contributing factor in the collision.

Berea Police were assisted by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, and the Clark County Sheriff’s (more…)

KSP Charges Madison Co. Man With Possession And Distribution Of Child Pornography

ARRESTED

ARRESTED

On June 23, 2015, at approximately 3:44 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 7-Richmond, arrested Senica D. Taylor, 38, on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

Taylor 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 online. The images included prepubescent children (more…)

New Booster Seat Law Takes Effect Today

KSP

KSP

A new child safety seat law takes effect today, June 24. Governor Steve Beshear signed the booster seat bill into law on June 15, requiring children younger than eight and between 40 and 57 inches tall be secured in a booster seat.

“This new law sends parents and caregivers an important message that seat belts are not designed for children, but booster seats are,” says KSP spokesman Sgt. Michael Webb.

“Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children ages four through eight,” says Webb. “Children are precious cargo and every (more…)

“Stay in the Game” Media Campaign

Madison County Youth in Action

Madison County Youth in Action

Madison County Youth in Action is pleased to announce the kick-off of this year’s “Stay in the Game” media campaign to reduce underage drinking. The 2015 campaign coincides with graduation and summer break, a time when celebrations can turn dangerous for underage drinkers. Statistically, one-third (more…)

Berea Police Report June 23, 2015

ARRESTED

ARRESTED


Drug Arrests: On 06/19/2015 a traffic stop was conducted on Richmond Road for a minor traffic violation. The Officer detected a strong odor of Marijuana coming from inside of the vehicle and observed that the driver had glossy eyes. Inside of the vehicle Officers located a Marijuana pipe with (more…)

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