Drug Arrests: On 12/16/2012 Officers responded to the 200 Block of North Broadway in reference to a possible domestic dispute.
When Officers arrived they located several subjects in the residence and some were hiding in closets. There was a strong chemical smell inside the residence. Inside the residence they located two large lithium batteries that had been stripped, several syringes and a metal spoon with white powder residue. Also located was a small amount of Marijuana.
One of the subjects in the closet refused to show his hands and come out and
BEREA, Ky. – Well-known as the “Folk Arts and Crafts Capital of Kentucky,” Berea is home to many galleries, shops, working artist studios and the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea. One-of-a-kind gifts can always be found throughout the town, with some Berea artisan studios creating gifts especially for Christmas.
Three such artisans, with studios located in the city’s Old Town section, are Lindy Evans, Ken Gastineau and Michelle Weston. These artists create collectible works specific to the holidays that can be found all year long in their shops and at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.
Lindy Evans began her doll-making career in 1975, creating fabric dolls and animals as gifts for family and friends. She is known for her one-of-a-kind and limited edition Santa dolls developed from studies of real people. Sculpting
Wanted Shoplifting: On 12/15/2012, Walmart employees reported stopping a couple who were attempting to leave the store without paying for $1453.82 in merchandise. The couple abandoned the property and fled the scene when they were confronted. The suspects were described as follows:
- White male, heavy set, wearing a blue tee shirt and a black hat.
- White female, heavy set, dark hair in a ponytail, wearing a white hoodie.
If you know the names of these two, call 859 623-1162 or 624-4776. Patrolman Paul Hogan .
Theft: On 12/18/2012, an employee of Qualex Machining, 1180 Berea Road, reported that his dark blue Samsung Galaxy IIIS cellular telephone with an Otter Box was stolen from his desk during the morning hours. Estimated loss: $600.00
Anyone with information regarding the above listed cases is asked to contact the Richmond Police Department at 859-623-1162.
The Swearing In Ceremony for the Berea City Council took place December 18, 2012 at the Berea Municipal Building. Pictured from left to right are The Honorable Jean Chenault Logue – Presiding, Billy Wagers, Chester Powell, Ronnie Terrill, Chad Hembree, Jerry Little, Diane Kerby, Virgl Burnside, and Violet Farmer.
(Berea, Ky.) – The Berea Police Department (BPD) will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the city limits of Berea, during the “Drive Sober or Get pulled over” federal campaign during this holiday season to check motorists for compliance with motor vehicle laws including driving under the influence statutes.
BPD utilizes traffic safety checkpoints to promote safety for motorists using the public roadways and to provide a deterrent for those who violate laws contained in the Kentucky Revised Statutes.
The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for a high visibility, public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration and insurance of vehicles, and the valid licensing of
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(Frankfort, Ky.)— Kentucky State Police executed 13 search warrants recently in nearly half of all the post locations in the state. The operation was centered around internet related child exploitation investigations and resulted in the arrest of seven individuals on Possession and Distribution of Matter Portraying the Sexual Performance by a Minor.
Over the last couple of months, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch initiated several investigations into the possession and distribution of images involving child sexual exploitation. This week, the Electronic Crime Branch, along with troopers and detectives from seven KSP post areas, served search warrants covering nearly half the Commonwealth. The Richmond, Morehead, Pikeville, Harlan, London,
(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – Preliminary statistics* indicate that 10 people died in 10 separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, Dec. 10 through Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012.
One single-fatality motor vehicle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Christian, Clay, Clinton, Daviess, Fayette, Gallatin, Laurel, Scott and Wolfe. The victims in Daviess, Gallatin and Laurel counties were not wearing seat belts.
One pedestrian was killed in Grant County. The suspected use of alcohol was involved.
Through Dec. 16, preliminary statistics* indicate that 709 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2012. This is 10 more than reported for this time period in 2011. Of the 564 motor vehicle fatalities, 307 victims
Pictured front row left to right: Dr. Brenda Huser-Taylor, Chiropractic Health Solutions, Woman of the Year and Corporate Partner Award; Brenna Wallhausser, Hospice Care Plus, Business of the Year; Dr. Cora Fletcher, Berea Health Ministries, Heath Care Professional of the Year; Anna Homa,
Theft/Drug Charges: On 12/14/2012, police charged Royce L. Shaw, age 39, Hager Drive, for drug offenses after arresting him on the strength of a warrant charging him for theft.
On 11/07/2012, a complainant reported that her brown Nine & Co. tote with a green wallet had been stolen from her shopping cart at Kroger during the mid-evening hours. The tote contained numerous credit cards, a cellular telephone, and personal identification documents. Estimated loss: $125.00
The victim reported that she was approached by a female who engaged her in conversation regarding food. After the conversation ended and the female departed, the victim realized that her purse had been stolen. It was subsequently determined that while the female distracted the victim, a male
Jessica Lynn Gentry, age 33, of Dogwood Circle, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2012, in Richmond.
Jessica was born in Oneida, Tennessee to Charles Edward Huckeby and Gloria Byrd Chambers.
She is survived by her husband Sean Gentry, one son Jorden Harris, one step daughter Sahara Gentry, three sisters Chasity Mills and husband Jason of IN, Jennifer Terry of TN and Tamara Huckeby of TN, 7 nieces Cheyann, Emmie, Kassie, Skye, Adrienne, Autumn and Peyton and one nephew Hayden. Many extended family members and friends also survive Jessica.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Monday, December 17, 2012, at Lakes Funeral Home with Rev. Allen Livingood officiating. Visitation will be from 1-3 pm on Monday at the funeral home.