Fire Chief Buzzy Campbell along with Wendy Lynch Madison County 911 director, presented Saraya Maupin, a Madison 911 dispatcher, an award for Outstanding Service for her actions during the July 8, 2014 Main Street fire. Saraya utilized all of her experience as a 911 dispatcher to keep trapped victims safe and calm, until Richmond firefighters could get them to safety. She also relayed important information to firefighters so their location could be found inside a maze of rooms.
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On September 18 the Berea Rescue practiced assisting the Air Evac Lifeteam with landing to prepare for future situations in which this might be need. Huge thanks to the Air Evac team for this training!
Does anyone know the name of this Shoplifter from Richmond Meijers? If you know his name call Patrolman Jason Curry at 859 623-1162.
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UPDATE: A Golden Alert has been cancelled for Samuel “Sam” Henry Robinson 78, of Crab Orchard.
Mr. Robinson was located in Tennessee by Tennessee Highway Patrol.
A Golden Alert has been issued for Samuel “Sam” Henry Robinson 78, of Crab Orchard.
Mr. Robinson has not been seen or heard from since Wednesday, September 17, 2014. Robinson is a white male, light complexion, with blue eyes, 6’0″ in height and weighs approximately 185 lbs. Robinson has grayish-white receding hair, walks with a limp and may wear glasses. Robinson suffers from early stages of dementia.
Robinson is possibly driving a Silver 2012 FORD F-150 pickup, displaying a Kentucky registration of778MXJ. The vehicle has a bed cover with a Navy Stickers on it.
The Kentucky State Police is requesting public assistance in locating Samuel H. Robinson. Anyone with information about a possible location of Samuel (more…)
These are the burglary suspects from Berea Drug. We are looking for any information that can help us identify these people. If you can provide any information please contact us at 859-986-8456.
Alcohol Arrest: On 09/09/2014 Officers were called to the 1100 Block of Blackberry Lane in reference to an intoxicated male subject. The subject had opened the door to a residence and the homeowner had to yell at him to leave. The subject was located and had slurred speech and was unsteady on his feet.
Officers arrested 21 year old Adam Robinson of Berea KY and charged him with Criminal Trespass, Disorderly Conduct, and Alcohol Intoxication in a (more…)
Drug Arrest: On 09/12/2014, police charged Dejuan D. Westberry, age 36, Detroit, for drug trafficking offenses.
At approximately 4:30 P.M., RPD officers executed a search warrant at a residence in the 2000 block of Edgewood Drive in furtherance of a drug trafficking investigation. Prior to the execution of the warrant, officers observe Westberry exit the apartment and drive away. He was stopped a short time later and detained. Officers recovered over $2200.00 in cash and two cellular telephones from his person.
During the search of the residence, officers recovered over seven grams of (more…)
The Kentucky State Police is investigating an officer involved shooting that happened on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at approximately 9:30 p.m. EDT. The incident occurred on the Eastern Bypass, near Lancaster Road in Richmond, KY.
The initial investigation indicates that Lexington Police Department initiated a pursuit that led officers into Richmond, where the suspect lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a wooded area on the Eastern Bypass. The suspect was shot during the incident and was transported to the University of Kentucky Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. Police officers from the Lexington Police Department, Madison County Sheriff’s Department, and KSP, were involved in the shooting. The names of the officers and the suspect are not being released at this time. There were not any police officers injured at the scene of the shooting.
The investigation is ongoing and being conducted by the Kentucky State Police.
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating the death of two people that happened this afternoon in Madison County.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Department and KSP received a call just before 2:00 p.m. today of a possible shooting at 1030 Old Daniel Boone Road, approximately 5 miles north of Richmond. Upon arrival, two deceased males were located inside the residence.
The initial investigation alleges that Frederick S. Graeter, 73 years old of Richmond, shot his son-in-law, Steven D. Bryan, 55 years old of Lexington, before shooting himself. The shooting occurred after a domestic dispute between the two men. There were no other injuries reported at the residence.
The investigation is ongoing by KSP Detective Michael Keeton. He was assisted at the scene by KSP Personnel, Madison County Sheriff’s Office, Madison County EMS, and the Madison County Coroner.
On September 11, 2014 the Madison County Sheriff’s Office arrests Aaron Raleigh of Richmond, Kentucky. According to Sheriff Mike Coyle, deputies were attempting to serve felony warrants in the area of Ballard Drive and Edwards Avenue after receiving information that a wanted person was in the area.
Deputies were out on foot when they observed the suspect Aaron Raleigh. He then fled the deputies and after a short chase on foot with the aid of the Richmond Police Department, deputies were able to apprehend the subject (more…)
On Thursday, September 11, 2014 at approximately 9:57 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a pedestrian struck by a train on George Jones Road in McCreary County.
Upon arrival Traffic Crash Reconstructionist Trooper Craig Reed determined that a northbound Norfolk Southern train struck Edward Murphy, 75, of Marshes Siding, KY as he was attempting to cross the tracks at the George Jones Road crossing.
Murphy was pronounced dead at the scene by the McCreary County Coroner’s Office.
Preliminary investigation revealed that all the crossing signals were working at (more…)
WANTED: A vehicle was stolen from the Wal Mart parking lot on September 6, 2014. We need to identify this subject. If anyone knows who this is please contact the Berea Police Department at 859-986-8456 or Officer Robert Ballinger.
MVFD and LVFD just cleared the scene of a structure fire on Pine Hill Circle. The structure was a total loss at the time of the initial call. An engine and tanker responded from each department. No injuries were reported.
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post with the assistance of the Nicholasville Police Department, has made two arrests in a 2008 Jessamine County murder case.
The investigation began on May 6, 2008, when the Jessamine County Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on Hunter’s Ferry Road in rural Jessamine County. The fire department located a deceased body in the vehicle and the Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was contacted.
The investigation revealed that the deceased was Mark Dunn, 45 years old of Nicholasville, KY. Following the autopsy, it was determined that Mark Dunn died as a result of being shot, prior to his vehicle catching on fire.
As a result of the investigation, David W. Peel, 34 years old of Nicholasville, and Odis D. Henson, 46 years old of Nicholasville, were arrested this (more…)
Drug Arrests: On 09/08/2014 Detectives arrested two subjects at Walmart after a drug investigation.
They charged 25 year old Tabitha Parsons of Berea KY and 28 year old Kevin Knuckles of Berea KY with Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree.
The investigation showed that the two had been selling Oxycodone tablets.
Parsons also had an indictment warrant for Trafficking Controlled Substance 1st Degree.
Shoplifting/Trespass Arrest: On 09/02/2014 Officers were called to Walmart in reference to a female shoplifter.
Store employee stated that she attempted to leave the store with merchandise. Cope had previously been banned from Wal-Mart.
Officers arrested 38 year old Tracy Cope of Berea KY and charged her with Theft By Unlawful Taking Shoplifting and Criminal (more…)
Perjury Charge: On September 7, 2014, police charged Bridgitt A. Francisco, age 35, Foxhaven Drive, for perjury after she made false statements during testimony offered in a court case.
On 08/16/2014, police charged William Henry Isaacs, age 26, Big Hill Avenue, for an assault that occurred on 08/11/2014.
On 08/11/2014, officers were dispatched to Race Street in response to a reported assault. Upon arrival, officers located a male subject lying on the street, bleeding from a head injury. The victim was not cooperative and refused to identify who had assaulted him and did not want to pursue any charges against the unknown offender. However, the victim did agree to be transported to Baptist Health to be treated (more…)
Ronald Gosses presented Richmond Fire/Rescue with his painting “The Journey” for the department’s work with the Project Live Saver Program. The painting will be displayed in the lobby of Station 1 on Madison Ave.
Just before 8 AM on Sept. 8th, Mt. Vernon Fore Dept. Engine 610 and Rescue 613 responded to an injury accident on South 25 in the area of Mount Vernon Scrap. The fire department had to use rescue tools to remove the door of one vehicle to free the driver. None of those involved received serious injuries.