KSP Post 11 Honors Fallen Trooper

From left to right – Retired Trooper Ronnie Turner, Wayne County Sheriff Charles Boston, Trooper Lloyd Cochran, Trooper Sean Dixon and Trooper Adam Childress.

From left to right – Retired Trooper Ronnie Turner, Wayne County Sheriff Charles Boston, Trooper Lloyd Cochran, Trooper Sean Dixon and Trooper Adam Childress.

On Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at 11:00 AM, KSP Post 11 personnel placed a wreath at the grave of Trooper John Wayne Hutchinson, as part of the Kentucky State Police’s annual observance of National Police Officers Memorial Week.

Trooper John Wayne Hutchinson, age 29, was fatally shot June 4, 1975, while making an arrest of a drunk driver in McCreary County. Trooper

Senator McConnell Testifies before Senate Drug Caucus Regarding Kentucky’s Heroin Epidemic

Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell testified today at a hearing before the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control on heroin and prescription drug abuse. In March, Senator McConnell held a listening session in Florence, Kentucky to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing prevention, prosecution and treatment/recovery efforts. Following the listening session, Senator McConnell discussed the stories and constructive ideas he heard during the Kentucky forum with officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).

The following are Senator McConnell’s prepared remarks before the Senate Drug Caucus on heroin abuse in Kentucky:

“Chairwoman Feinstein, Co-Chairman Grassley, members of the Drug Caucus, and other distinguished guests, thank you for having me here today

Senator McConnell Honors Kentucky Law Enforcement Officers during National Police Week

KSP – Assault 1st Investigation

ARRESTED

ARRESTED

On Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at approximately 1:16 AM Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified of a shooting that had taken place on Little Spruce Creek Road in Whitley County.

Upon arrival troopers learned through an investigation that David C. Mcneil, 58, of Corbin had gunshot wounds to both feet. Further investigation revealed that Mark A. Paul, 41, of Corbin and Michael Skidmore, 39, of Corbin came

Richmond Police Report May 14, 2014

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ARRESTED


Drug Charges: On 05/13/2014, police charged James E. Palmer, age 73, Foxhaven Drive and Martha E. Hicks, age 35, Smith Village, for drug trafficking.

In September 2013, the RPD Narcotics Unit purchased oxycodone pills from Palmer on two separate occasions during a covert investigation. That was

Betty’s Planting of the Vegetable/Herb Garden

In this video, Betty plants her herb and vegetable garden. The items planted are jalapeno peppers, red and green bell peppers, tomatoes, rosemary, oregano, sweet basil, curly parsley, flat-leaf parsley, thyme, cilantro, and sage.

I will keep you updated on the herb garden over the summer. –Betty

KSP Honoring Fallen Troopers

In commemoration of National Police Officers Memorial Week, the Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, will honor two troopers that died in the line of duty during memorial services in Richmond on Friday, May 16, 2014.

Tpr William Tevis

Tpr William Tevis


The ceremony for fallen Trooper William E. Tevis will be conducted at the Richmond Cemetery located at 606 East Main Street in Richmond at 9:00 a.m. EST. Trooper William E. Tevis, age 31, was fatally shot May 26, 1963, while assisting another trooper with the arrest of a suspected drunk driver. He was assigned to Post 11 London and had served with the Kentucky State Police for four years. He is buried at Richmond Cemetery in Richmond, Ky. In honor of his service and sacrifice, KY 461 in Pulaski County has been designated the Trooper William E. Tevis Memorial Highway.

Tpr Clinton Cunningham

Tpr Clinton Cunningham


The ceremony for fallen Trooper Clinton E. Cunningham will be conducted at the Madison County Memorial Garden Cemetery located at 210 West Rice Lane, just off of US 25 South in Richmond at 10:30 a.m. EST. Trooper Clinton E. Cunningham, age 29, died Feb. 11, 1979, after being ambushed in Franklin County. He was shot in the back while investigating a false report of a break-in at a store on US 127 north of Frankfort. The perpetrator was caught and prosecuted. Trooper Cunningham was assigned to Post 12 Frankfort and had served with the Kentucky State Police

Madison County Births May 7-13, 2014

Announcements

Announcements

May 07, 2014 – Austin & Bill Bowling – Booneville – Girl
May 07, 2014 – LeeAnn Bailey Dearner & Will Dearner – London – Boy
May 08, 2014 – Tiffany Baker & Jesse Mullins – Richmond – Boy
May 08, 2014 – Kandacy Brannon & Delontae Peters – Richmond – Boy
May 08, 2014 – Leah & Brandon Campbell – Berea – Boy
May 08, 2014 – Logan Brown & Andrew Stewart – McKee – Girl
(Click read more for more birth announcements)

33rd Annual Richmond Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament

Richmond Chamber of Commerce

Richmond Chamber of Commerce

It’s time again for the Richmond Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Tournament event! This year, the tournament will take place at Gibson Bay Golf Course on Friday, May 30th.

Stay in the Game Media Campaign

Audrey Wade from MCHS

Audrey Wade from MCHS

Madison County Youth in Action is pleased to announce the kick-off of this year’s “Stay in the Game” media campaign to reduce underage drinking. The 2014 campaign coincides with prom and graduation season, a time when celebrations can turn dangerous for underage drinkers. Statistically, one-third

Singer-songwriter to be Honored by Concert

Concert

Concert

Concert at Union Church, May 23, 7:30 pm! Union Church is proud to host and sponsor a once-in-a-lifetime concert honoring world-renowned singer-songwriter Jean Ritchie. National folk icons Kathy Mattea, John McCutcheon and Susie Glaze will perform songs in honor of more than 75 years of Jean Ritchie’s contributions to American Folk music, and previewing

Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night

7th annual Mike’s Kids Education Foundation Golf Scramble

MKEF

MKEF

It’s almost that time again! The 7th Annual Mike’s Kids Education Foundation Golf Scramble is slated for Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Arlington Golf Course in Richmond. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. An awards banquet immediately follows the scramble.

Mike’s Kids Education Foundation was created in honor of Billy Michael Caudill, who served as superintendent of Madison County Schools from July 2001 to December 2007. Mike believed in Madison County Schools. And he believed in the ability of every student to succeed if they were given the right tools.

With your help and support, MKEF annually provides scholarships to one Madison Central graduate and one Madison Southern graduate. In the past 7 years, MKEF has awarded more than $10,000 in scholarships to deserving

Madison’s Got Talent

Madison's Got Talent

Need a Job??

BPD

BPD

The City of Berea is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, hold a valid Kentucky Drivers License, and have a high school diploma (or equivalent).

Deadline for applications is 4:00pm on Friday, May 16, 2014. Applications may be picked up at City Hall, 212 Chestnut Street or online at the following link: http://bereaky.gov/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Application-February-2013.pdf

The City of Berea is an equal opportunity employer and Certified Drug Free Workplace.

KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Madison County

Fatal Accident

Fatal Accident

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal collision that occurred today at approximately 3:04 p.m. EST, on Jacks Creek Road in Madison County.

The initial investigation indicates that Jarid V. Patterson, 40 years old of Richmond, was driving a moped and attempted to turn left off of Secretariat Drive onto Jacks Creek Road. While attempting to turn, he pulled into the path of an oncoming vehicle. Megan E. Gabbard, 21 years old of Richmond, was driving North on Jacks Creek Road in a 1994 Honda Accord and collided with Patterson. Patterson was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision. Patterson was transported to the University

UPDATE: KSP – Death Investigation

Marshall  Alley

Marshall Alley

(Original Story)

Detectives from Post 11 are investigating the discovery of a body that was found on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at approximately 7:23 PM near a creek bank in Wayne County.

The body was taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office where an autopsy is scheduled. Preliminary cause of death and identification of the deceased are expected later.

** UPDATE**

The Wayne County Coroner’s Office, in conjunction with the Kentucky State Medical Examiner has identified the remains as Marshall K. Alley, 69, of Monticello, KY. Marshall had been missing since February 21, 2014.

The preliminary cause of death is pending further investigation.

The investigation is continuing by KSP Detective John Barnett.

KSP To Participate in Magpul Top Cop Challenge

KSP

KSP

WHAT: Magpul Top Cop Challenge

WHO: Police Officers from eight regional jurisdictions will compete in Kentucky Speedway’s second Magpul Top Cop Challenge in NASCAR Racing Experience stock cars. Officers representing the City of Cincinnati; Butler Co., Ohio; Hamilton Co., Ohio; City of Newport, Ky.; City of Lexington, Ky.; Gallatin Co., Ky.; Oldham Co., Ky. and the Kentucky State Police will participate in a two-officer team competition that will ultimately determine three officers who will have the chance to become Magpul Top Cop.

WHEN: Thursday, May 15, 9:30 a.m.

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Arrival and drawing

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Safety instruction by NASCAR Racing Experience professionals (mandatory)

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. First round (team competition) timed laps

Madison Co. Fiscal Court (Berea) 5/13/2014

Berea Police Report May 13, 2014

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WANTED


WANTED: We need help identifying this person who was involved in a theft. If you have any information about this person please contact Officer Adam Short at 859-986-8456.

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ARRESTED


Public Intoxication Arrest: On 05/06/2014 Officers were called to Richmond Road in reference to a reckless driver complaint. Officers located the vehicle at Midway Grocery and located a subject staggering in the parking lot. The subject had slurred speech and stated that he had taken Suboxone.

Officers arrested 30 year old Jeffery Anglin of Berea Ky and charged him with Public Intoxication.

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ARRESTED


DUI Arrest: On 05/10/2014 a traffic stop was conducted on Richmond Road for a speeding violation. The Officer noticed a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle and the driver stated that he had been drinking.

Officers arrested 33 year old Michael Bingham of Berea Ky and charged him

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