Category Archives: Police & Fire Reports

KSP Investigates Fatal Collision

Fatal Crash
Fatal Crash

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal collision that took the lives of three Mercer County residents early this morning in Boyle County.

KSP Post 7 was contacted just before 4:30 am this morning by Boyle County Dispatch, after a vehicle was found on fire after colliding with a rock column at the intersection of Faulkner Road and KY-33. The initial investigation indicates that James Darland, 21 years old of Harrodsburg, was Continue reading KSP Investigates Fatal Collision

KSP Investigates Theft from a Business

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Two Jessamine County residents have been charged following an investigation by the Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post.

On July 7, 2016, Joyce Minton, 65 years old of Nicholasville, and Aaron B. Warren, 43 years old of Nicholasville were arrested and charged following an initial investigation by KSP. The ongoing investigation alleges that Joyce Minton, was employed as the office manager at Clark Machine Tool and Die, and is accused of taking more than $1,000,000 dollars from the company over the last eleven years. She also helped Aaron Warren Continue reading KSP Investigates Theft from a Business

KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

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On July 19, 2016, at approximately 6:25 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by Louisville Metro Police Department, arrested Alvin E. Sanders III, 27, on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

Sanders 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. Continue reading KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

Fatal Traffic Crash

Fatal Accident
Fatal Accident

On Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at approximately 1:30 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a two vehicle collision on US HWY 27 in the Whitley City community of McCreary County.

Upon arrival, Trooper Wendell Higginbotham determined that a 2003 Chevrolet minivan operated by Tracey L. Byler, 29, of Monticello was traveling northbound on US HWY 27 when she rear-ended a 2013 moped which was also traveling northbound operated by Continue reading Fatal Traffic Crash

KSP to Conduct Periodic Checkpoints

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KSP

The Kentucky State Police, Post 11, London, which provides coverage for Clay, Laurel, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Wayne and Whitley counties, will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual. These checkpoints will be conducted in an effort to enforce the traffic laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Special attention will be paid to occupant protection (seatbelt adherence), sobriety, insurance and registration violations.

Berea Police Report July 19, 2016

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Theft Arrests: On 07/18/2016 just after 4:00am officers were called to Johnson Road in reference to a suspicious vehicle. The caller stated that the vehicle was parked in the driveway of a vacant residence. The vehicle was located traveling on Johnson Road and a traffic stop was conducted. The officer observed several items inside of the vehicle including computers, jewelry, and CD’s. Other officers checked the area and observed that several vehicles had been broken into.

Officers arrested 24 year old Michael Tackett of Richmond KY and 27 year old Daniel Richardson of Berea KY. They were both charged Continue reading Berea Police Report July 19, 2016

Richmond Police Report July 19, 2016

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Wanton Endangerment: On 07/16/2016, Richmond Police arrested Lavada Jones 31 of Owsley Fork Rd, Richmond Ky, for Public Intoxication and Wanton Endangerment 1st. Jones was at the Public Library with two small juveniles and took Oxycodone before arriving at the libary. Jones went to the bathroom and was found unresponsive in the bathroom and the juveniles observed a wrapper with brown powdery Continue reading Richmond Police Report July 19, 2016

KSP Accepting Applications for Accelerated Class

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KSP

The Kentucky State Police is now accepting applications for the agency’s fourth Law Enforcement Accelerated Program (LEAP), which is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2017. This 11-week program is designed for current law enforcement officers who would like to become Kentucky State Troopers. Applicants must have three years of Kentucky Police Officer Professional Standards (POPS) law enforcement experience by March 1, 2017. Continue reading KSP Accepting Applications for Accelerated Class

Madison Co. Sheriff’s Report July 11, 2016

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On Saturday, July 9, 2016 at approximately 8:00 p.m., Deputy Paul Lay was patrolling the area of Battlefield Memorial Highway (US 421) and Owsley Fork Road when he conducted a traffic stop on a 2008 Saturn.

During the course of the traffic stop, Deputy Lay made contact with Angela Hobbs who he determined to be wanted. As Deputy Lay attempted to place Hobbs under arrest, she pushed him in the chest and fled on foot. Deputy Lay was able to apprehend Angela Hobbs who continued to resist arrest, according to Sheriff Mike Coyle. Continue reading Madison Co. Sheriff’s Report July 11, 2016

Kids in Hot Cars Are a Deadly Combination

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KSP

With the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicting that most of the U.S. will face well above average temperatures this summer, Kentucky State Police is warning parents and caregivers about the fatal dangers posed by leaving children in hot cars.

“Heat stroke is the leading cause of non-crash related deaths for children ages 14 and younger,” says Sgt. Michael Webb, a spokesman for the agency. “Your car can become an oven very quickly, reaching temperatures of 125 degrees in Continue reading Kids in Hot Cars Are a Deadly Combination