Robbery Arrest: On 10/01/2014, police charged Curtis L. Wilkerson, age 21, Winchester, in connection with a home robbery that occurred in September 2014.
On 09/28/2014, a resident of Manna Drive reported that he was awakened in his bedroom at 4:30 A.M. on the morning of 09/23/2014 by Wilkerson, an acquaintance. The resident left the room briefly and when he returned Wilkerson had taken $500.00 in cash from the nightstand. When the resident confronted Wilkerson and attempted to recover the money, Wilkerson called for an accomplice, later identified as Davon T. Marshall, age 20, Winchester, to come to the room. Marshall entered the room and brandished a handgun at which time Wilkerson collected the cash and a watch belonging to the victim
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal collision that happened just after 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 3, 2014 in Lee County.
The initial investigation has revealed that Douglas M. Olinger, 23 years old of Beattyville, KY was driving a 1994 Ford Truck on KY-498 near KY-11. Olinger lost control of his vehicle, and struck a tree after leaving the roadway. A passenger in the vehicle, Kyle D. Dunaway, 21 years old of Beattyville, died at the scene as a result of his injuries. The driver of the vehicle and another passenger, John Olinger of Beattyville, were transported to UK Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The cause of the collision is still under investigation.
The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Trooper Ty Robinson.
Captain Greg Crockett, Post Commander of the Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is reporting the following activity for the month of September, 2014.
Troopers and Detectives issued a total of 1,379 citations of which 245 were for speeding, 11 for no child restraint and 109 for no seatbelts. There were a total of 13 individuals arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Troopers issued 320 courtesy notices, and assisted 63 stranded motorists, while inspecting 1,257 vehicles.
Richmond Post investigated 57 traffic collisions in the month of September.
Detectives and Troopers investigated 1,032 complaints, opened 89 criminal
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, which provides coverage for Madison, Clark, Estill, Lee, Owsley, Jackson, Mercer, Boyle, Lincoln, Garrard and Jessamine 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.
A complete list of traffic safety checkpoint locations can be found at http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/posts/press/post7_checkpoints.htm
Now through September 6, 2014
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea gives visitors a glimpse into the world of Bourbon in a lobby exhibit titled, “Kentucky Bourbon: Distillation and Inspiration.” This display shares via text panels and photographs, the history of bourbon in the state as well as the distillation processes, terms and production. Maps with locations of Kentucky distilleries and information on the
On Saturday, October 04, 2014 at approximately 6:35 PM, the Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of fatal traffic crash on US HWY 421 in Clay County.
Upon arrival KSP Detective Justin Oliver determined that a 2003 Ford Explorer operated by Rodney W. Bowling, 26, of London was traveling northbound when he crossed the center- line and struck a 1999 Ford Ranger head-on which was traveling southbound and being operated by Ronnie Mitchell, 50, of Manchester.
Mitchell was pronounced dead at the scene by the Clay County Coroner’s Office.
The passengers in the Ford Ranger Melissa Smith, 48, of Manchester and a juvenile were both air lifted from the scene and taken to the University of
Norma Elizabeth Damrell
Norma Elizabeth Damrell, age 73, died Friday, October 3, 2014 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. She was born in Wauchula, Florida to the late John Henry and Verna Blair Durham.
She was preceded in death by her husband Bob Damrell and her siblings Cecil Powell and Martha Lee Damrell. She was a member of the Flat Gap Holiness Church, a Kentucky Colonel, and she loved to read, do puzzle books, and gardening.
Mrs. Damrell is survived by: her son, Wayne (Connie) Hensley of Mims, Florida; step-sons: Sammy (Penny) Damrell of Berea, Bradley (Linda) Damrell of Mims, Florida; brothers: Clyde (Faye) Powell, Ronnie (Christina) Powell, and Jimmy (Opal) Durham, all of Berea; sisters: Margaret (Bill) VanWinkle,
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The City of Berea and Legacy Carting will hold FALL Clean-Up within the city limits of Berea, the week of OCTOBER, 6 – 10, 2014. The clean-up will coincide with your normal garbage pick up. The collection crews will remove a normal pick-up truck load on your scheduled day. Items for collection must be placed at curb side by 7:00 a.m. on the day of your pick up. If you should require a pick up other than your scheduled day and time, that service will be provided at the rate of $25.00 per request, not to exceed a legal pick-up load. All refuse must be placed in plastic bags or containers. Compost materials (wood, grass clippings, etc.) must be kept separate from normal garbage or trash. Larger limbs must be stacked in neat piles at the curb with all limbs facing the same direction. Small limbs and twigs must be placed in securely tied bundles or in
On October 2, 2014 Richmond Firefighters responded to a collision between a school bus and a passenger car at the intersection of Union City Road and Red House Road. There were no injuries reported.
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 about an hour. She was last seen in the parking lot of the BP Station, just off of exit 95 on I-75.
The initial investigation indicates that Sierra walked away from the gas station and started waking north on I-75, possibly being picked up by a passing
The second concert in the 2014-15 Second Sunday Concert series at The Episcopal Church of Our Saviour is on October 12 at 2 pm. The October concert features Madison Brass – a chamber brass ensemble that performs across Kentucky and Tennessee. Members are musicians from across the region with outstanding music education and performance experience. “I am
Drug Trafficking Arrests: On 10/02/2014, police charged Harlan Wayne Gilbert, age 44, and Billie Jo Gilbert, age 39, both of E. Locust Street for drug trafficking offenses.
In October 2013, the RPD Narcotics Unit purchased oxycodone pills from the Gilberts on four separate occasions during a covert investigation.
On 10/01/2014, warrants were issued for the arrest of the Gilberts, charging them as follows:
– Harlan Wayne Gilbert – Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 3 counts.
– Billie Jo Gilbert – Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 2 counts.
On 10/02/2014, both parties were taken into custody at their residence and