Berea Police Crime Beat

Berea Police Crime Beat

Theft: On 04/28/2014 a resident in the 100 Block of Blythe Court reported that items were stolen from a parked vehicle at the residence. Estimated Loss: $850.00. Burglary: On 04/29/2014 a resident in the 100 Block of Meadowlark Drive reported that items were stolen from a storage building. Estimated Loss: $400.00.

Theft: On 04/30/2014 a resident in the 1000 Block of Brooklyn Blvd reported that items were stolen from a parked vehicle. Estimated Loss: $300.00. DUI Arrest: On 05/03/2014 Officers received a call in reference to a reckless driver on Interstate 75. They located the vehicle and observed it cross the center line and a traffic stop was conducted. The driver of the vehicle had a strong odor of alcohol and stated that he had been drinking. After a short time the Officer determined that the driver was under the influence. Officers arrested 35 year old Mateo Martinez of Monticello Ky and charged him with Operating A Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense.

Shoplifting Arrest: On 05/03/2014 Officers were called to Walmart in reference to a shoplifter. Store employees observed a female attempt to leave the store with merchandise that totaled $20.79. Officers arrested 32 year old Wendy Irvin of Berea Ky and charged her with

Theft by Unlawful Taking Shoplifting. DUI Arrest: On 05/04/2014 Officers received a complaint of a reckless driver weaving in the roadway on Chestnut Street. The vehicle was located and a traffic stop was conducted after Officers observed the vehicle driving on the shoulder next to the sidewalk. The driver of the vehicle had a strong odor of alcohol and slurred speech. After a short time it was determined that the driver was under the influence. They attempted to place the subject under arrest and he attempted to jerk away and kicked at them. Officers arrested 60 year old David Curtis of Berea Ky and charged him with Operating A Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense and Resisting Arrest.

Public Intoxication Arrest: On 05/04/2014 in the early morning hours Officers were called to Chestnut Street in reference to a male subject standing in the roadway. The subject appeared to be disoriented and eventually stated that he had used Methamphetamine. Officers arrested 31 year old Jonathan Durham of Richmond Ky and charged him with Public Intoxication.