Madison County Health Board Considers Asking Local Governments for Smoking Ban

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The Madison County Health Board meet in a special called meeting where they decided to consider asking the county’s three governments to ban smoking in indoor public places. The meeting came after the board acknowledged a June 19th Kentucky Supreme Court ruling that said Bullitt County’s Health Departments indoor smoking ban was invalid. It was [...]

Richmond Man Arrested for Stealing Cars and Selling for Junk

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Police in Richmond say a man was stealing cars and selling them to a recycling place as junk. 31-year-old Jeffrey Bond was charged with theft by unlawful taking and theft by deception. Police say three vehicles were taken from Danielle Court two weeks ago. The cars had been damaged in preparation for disposal. They were [...]

Richmond Police Crime Beat 07/21/14

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RSP/Felon in Possession Charge: On 07/16/2014, William D. Fultz, age 25, Oakley Wells Road, arrested in possession of stolen Glock handgun at Red Roof Inn.

 

At approximately 11:28 A.M., officers were dispatched to Red Roof Inn to assist the management as they evicted Fultz and a female from a room they were occupying [...]

Richmond Man Arrested After Falling Through Ceiling Running from Police

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Police in Richmond say they finally caught a man wanted on a parole violation after he fell through a ceiling and ran away from them Wednesday night. 19-year-old Cody Shelton was wanted for not maintaining contact with his parole officer. Now he is charged with burglary,criminal mischief and fleeing. Police say he climbed through his [...]

Couple Arrested for Forgery

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Richmond Police have arrested a Flint Road couple for forgery. Police say 38-year-old Robert Combs and 29-year-old Erica Combs cashed a check to receive insurance proceeds without the mortgage company’s signature. Police say in May the couple received over $3,000 to cover water damage repairs to their home. They were supposed to deposit it [...]

Richmond Home Burns Down

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A home in Richmond caught on fire around 2 am this morning. Officials say the house on Cottonwood Drive was burning for a while before anyone noticed.

“Pretty much a lot of damage. Most of the roof is collapsed. A lot of the contents are salvageable but most of the structure is gone.,” said [...]

Man Orders Pizza at Police Station after Arrest

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A shoplifting suspect in Corbin is facing more charges after police say he called in a pizza order to the police station as a joke. 29-year-old Michael Harp was charged with shoplifting and being drunk on Tuesday afternoon.Harp now faces identity theft and impersonating a police officer charges.

 

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Women Arrested for Drugs in Berea

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Police in Berea say they arrested two women after a dispute on Sunday. Police say they found a plastic bag of pills next to one of the women and that one of the women had a bag of meth in her pocket. Both women told police they had taken pills earlier with children present. 32-year-old [...]

Berea Police Crime Report 07/16/14

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Forgery Arrest: On 07/09/2014 Officers were called to Valero in reference to a male subject attempting to pass a stolen check. The subject was located and admitted that the checks he had in his possession were stolen. Inside of his pants pocket the subject had four Oxycodone tablets. Officers arrested 40 year old Billy Burrows [...]

Airport in Madison County to Get State Funding

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Leaders in Madison County say a project is in the works to improve the airport. The state will provide more than $1,000,000 to start improvements. They will include a new parking lot, a new taxiway and a new hangar. The county will also provide some funding.

Man Arrested after Returning Kid in Rockcastle County

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Police say a man has been arrested after he brought his son back safely on Tuesday. 29-year-old Stevie Saylor went to jail for charges unrelated to his kid including unlawful imprisonment and wanton endangerment. Police say Saylor is accused of holding his ex-wife at gunpoint then taking off with their son. Saylor says it’s not [...]

Powell County Clerk Arrested At Courthouse for DUI

The Powell County clerk has been arrested for a DUI after a wreck in front of the courthouse on Tuesday. State police say 57-year-old Rhonda Barnett backed her truck into a deputy jailer’s vehicle around 10:30. State police say she had slurred speech, unsteady balance and failed field sobriety tests. Her arrest citation says she [...]

Parts of Interstate Shut Down in Rockcastle/Madison Counties

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State police say I-75 is shut down in Rockcastle County near the Madison County line after an accident involving a hazmat investigation. Southbound is closed at Exit 76 in Berea and northbound is closed at exit 62 in Mount Vernon due to an overturned tractor trailer. It was carrying Methylene Chloride. Crews say it could [...]

Richmond Man Charged with Strong Armed Robbery

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Police in Richmond say they arrested a man for a strong armed robbery. 24-year-old Ryan Fox was charged on Wednesday after police say he attacked a female he gave a ride to. Police say the woman thought Fox was someone she knew so she let him drive her home. She said he then entered her [...]

Woman Who Escaped Custody in Madison County Back in Jail

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A Madison County jail inmate who took off after a medical appointment was caught over the weekend. Flora Carrier was given furlough on June 13th to got to the doctor but never went back to jail. She was serving time for theft, burglary and drugs.