The Kentucky State Police kicked off its fifth annual ‘Cram the Cruiser’ food drive today. Food collection sites have been established at all 16 posts throughout the state and at the agency’s headquarters location in Frankfort. The campaign extends through Dec. 16, 2014 and is designed to collect non-
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The students have spoken and have chosen Dr. Kathy Bullock, music professor, as one of Berea College’s most inspiring professors. Here’s her reaction.
Berea College President Lyle Roelofs will join President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.
The White House College Opportunity Day of Action helps to support the President’s commitment to partner with colleges and universities, business leaders, and nonprofits to support students across the country to help our nation reach its goal of leading the world in college attainment.
Berea College works to increase college readiness and college-going rates and retention in the Appalachian region. Working in partnership with school districts, students and families, community organizations, businesses and
Unlawful Transaction Arrests: On 12/04/2014 Officers were called to Knight’s Inn in reference to a runaway 15 year old juvenile possibly at that location. She was located in one of the hotel rooms along with a male and female adult. The investigation revealed that the two subjects had been involved in sexual activities with the juvenile and that they provided her with Methamphetamine. Inside of the room they located burnt spoons with residue on them.
Officers arrested 26 year old Jordan Palmer of Berea KY and 23 year old Andrea Baker of Berea KY. Both subjects were charged with Unlawful Transaction with a Minor 1st Degree and Unlawful Transaction with a Minor 3rd Degree. Palmer was also charged with Rape 3rd Degree and Baker was charged with Sexual Abuse 1st Degree.
This investigation is still ongoing and more charges are pending.
Burglary/Theft Charges: On 12/03/2014, police arrested Timothy J. Burns, age 39, no permanent address, in connection with a burglary that occurred in October 2014.
On 10/14/2014, a resident in the 300 block of Rosedale Avenue reported that numerous tools had been stolen from the basement of his residence the previous day. It was subsequently determined that approximately $1680.00 worth of tools were stolen.
The follow-up investigation revealed that on 10/16/2014, Shyler N. Merida, age 20, Danielle Court, was in possession of several of the stolen tools and transferred them to a third party in exchange for 35.00. The value of the tools in her possession was approximately $880.00. She was taken into custody on 10/16/2014, charged for Theft by Deception $500 to $10,000, and lodged in the MCDC.
It was further discovered that on 10/17/2014, Jeremy S. Burns, age 35, Robbinsville Loop, had been in possession of the remaining stolen tools and had transferred them to another party as well. Burns was taken into custody
Based on predictions from the National Weather Service, City and Emergency Management Officials have decided that postponing the Richmond Christmas Parade will be in the best interest of public safety. Due to scheduling conflicts with various community events, the only date available to reschedule this event is December 12th. Barring further inclement weather, we will hold the parade on this date. The line up for the parade will be from 4:30-6:00pm. The parade will leave Alumni Coliseum at 6:45pm and will arrive at Main Street at approximately 7:00pm. We realize that this is an inconvenience for many of our participants and we are doing everything that we can to help make this event a success. Thank you for your patience and understanding in this matter.
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is reporting the following activity for the month of November, 2014.
Troopers and Detectives issued a total of 1,515 citations of which 263 were for speeding, 5 for no child restraint and 98 for no seat belts. There were a total of 12 individuals arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Troopers issued 354 courtesy notices, and assisted 51 stranded motorists, while inspecting 1,441 vehicles.
Richmond Post investigated 44 traffic collisions in the month of November.
Detectives and Troopers investigated 939 complaints, opened 58 criminal cases, and made 175 criminal arrests.
Richmond Post provides law enforcement service for Boyle, Lincoln, Mercer, Garrard, Jessamine, Madison, Clark, Lee, Estill, Owsley and Jackson
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