UPDATE: Wendy Thomas 26 of Hager Drive was arrested and charged with Shoplifting.
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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.
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.
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.
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…)
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…)
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.
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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.
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…)
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating the death of an infant that happened this morning in Boyle County.
Today, at approximately 8:30 a.m., KSP Post 7 was notified that a one year old child was injured while under the care of Joseph A. Adams in Junction City. The child was transported to Ephriam McDowell Hospital in Danville, where he later died. A preliminary examination of the child indicates that the child died as of a result of severe trauma.
The initial investigation alleges that Joseph A. Adams, 25 years old of Junction City, assaulted the 13 month old child, causing his death. Adams was arrested at approximately 3:00 p.m. this afternoon, and is charged with (more…)
WANTED: 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. Suspect was driving a black 1994 Infiniti Lic 609-EAS. If you know this subjects name contact Major Steve Gregg at 859 623-1162 .This subject (more…)
UPDATE: On Thursday, October 9, 2014, Sierra D. Rhinehart was located in Greer, SC, by the Greer City Police Department. Sierra has been released to the custody of her mother. The initial investigation indicates that Sierra and was not abducted and was not injured during the seven days that she was missing.
The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Detective Jeremy Hamm.
Original news release below:
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a missing juvenile case in Madison County.
On Friday, October 3, 2014, at approximately 1:15 a.m., KSP Post 7 was notified that Sierra Danielle Rhinehart, 15 years old, had been missing for (more…)
After several months of hard work, Sheriff Mike Coyle was proud to announce that Madison County has been designated as a HIDTA (which stands for High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) county and will become an official part of the HIDTA Drug Task Force.
Sheriff Coyle and the Madison County Sheriff’s Department will look forward to working with local, state and federal partners to combat the drug production and trafficking in Madison County. This Task Force Association will become active in Madison County beginning the first of 2015.
MVFD also cleared a fire in the restroom building at the Mount Vernon City Park on Williams Street. The fire was a direct result of vandalism. MVPD is investigating and reviewing surveillance footage from numerous cameras in the area.
In November 2013, the RPD Narcotics Unit purchased a quantity of oxycodone pills from Hager during a covert investigation.
On 10/01/2014, a warrant was issued for the arrest of Hager, charging him for Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree.
On 10/07/2014, Hager was taken into custody at his residence and lodged in the MCDC.
WANTED: On Oct 2nd at around 07:45am this subject stole around $8,000.00 in baby clothes from Richmond Krogers. The suspect was driving a 2007 silver Dodge Mini Van Lic 500-FST.If you know the name of this suspect (more…)
On Tuesday, October 07, 2014 at approximately 9:45 PM, the Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a fatal two vehicle traffic crash on US HWY 27 at the intersection of JobCorp Hill RD in McCreary County.
Upon arrival Accident Reconstructionist Trooper Delzie Kelly determined that a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer operated by Shea A. Coffey, 29, of Stearns was traveling northbound on US 27 when he crossed over the center-line and struck a 2002 Buick Le Sabre that was traveling southbound operated by Palace O. Anderson, 68, of Strunk.
Palace Anderson was pronounced dead at the scene by the McCreary County Coroner’s Office.
The Passenger in the Buick Le Sabre Samuel L. Anderson, 47, of Strunk was air lifted from the scene and taken to the University of Tennessee (more…)