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Versailles police dig urine-soaked infants out of backseat of vehicle piled with clothes, couple arrested

VERSAILLES, Ky. (WKYT) - Versailles police say a couple is behind bars after they discovered twin six-month-old infants underneath garbage bags filled with clothes in the backseat of a vehicle. An arrest report shows an officer stopped at a gas station on Lexington Road and was alerted to a couple

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-21 17:50:00

Botched burglary lands three with felony indictments

A trio arrested after an alleged botched burglary attempt have been indicted, with one of the three facing a charge of being a persistent felony offender. Larry Dunaway, 39, of North Estill Street; Julie Rice, 32, of Gumbottom Road, Berea; and Bradley Ashcraft, 36, of Irvine View Street, were arrest

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-03-22 00:15:00

Local woman arrested after foot chase with deputies

A Somerset woman was arrested Sunday afternoon after engaging in a short foot chase with a Pulaski County Sheriff's deputy. Amy N. Meece, 35, of Sulphur Springs Hollow Road, was arrested after officers located her at her residence. As a result of the incident, Meece was charged with first-degree Pos

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 14:00:00

Woman taken when car was stolen from gas station

Lexington police are investigating after a Winchester women was allegedly kidnapped at a Fayette County gas station. The Clark County Sheriff's Department responded to a call around 4:39 a.m. Monday to Brandenburg Lane concerning a women who said she was being held against her will in a vehicle in t

WINCHESTER SUN - 2018-03-20 16:24:33

CRIME REPORT: Richmond man arrested on possession charges

James Adams Richmond police officers arrested James Adams, 50, of Hudson Avenue, Richmond, after he was seen leaving from a Foxhaven Drive residence early Saturday morning. Adams was a passenger in the backseat of the vehicle and, after asking Adams and the other two passengers to step out, Adams ne

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-03-21 01:09:00

London man being sought after dead body found in home

A deceased individual found in a home off Hunters Trace has officially been declared a homicide by the Laurel County Sheriff's Office. Tuesday afternoon, the Sheriff's Office was called after somebody found a dead body in a home owned by Kenneth Lipscomb, 55, of London. The person who found the body

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-03-21 21:33:00

SENTENCES: Mt. Vernon woman gets six years on drug, bail jumping charges

Brandy Snowden A Mt. Vernon woman who was arrested along with a man found hiding underneath a bed holding a machete, who also tried to bribe officers, has been sentenced to six years on drug and bail jumping charges. Brandy Snowden, 41, of Chestnut Ridge, was arrested back in October 2016 at a motel

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-03-20 23:57:00

Eastern Kentucky University to offer online criminal justice degree program beginning in fall 2018

Eastern Kentucky University will offer an online criminal justice degree, beginning in Fall 2018. The bachelor's degree program will prepare students for a range of careers in the justice and safety field. "By offering an online degree in the broader criminal justice discipline, we hope to introduce

KYFORWARD.COM - 2018-03-21 15:34:15

Accused murderer indicted on drug charges

A southern Laurel man accused of the shooting death of his wife earlier this month was indicted by a Laurel grand jury on Friday - but for drug charges from a December arrest rather than for the March 7 murder. Joshua Tate Davenport, 38, of 35 North Florence Road in Corbin, was named in a seven-coun


Drugs, guns and cash found in Morehead

MOREHEAD, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Police seized nearly $40,000 worth of drugs. It happened on Friday in Morehead. According to Morehead Police Department, they receieed a call from a hotel reporting a man with a handgun threatening a woman. The caller was able to give a description of the car as it was leavi


Fox arrested, charged with rape

When officers from the Laurel County Sheriff's Office located a missing juvenile unresponsive at the residence of a Keavy man on April 12, 2017, the search was on to find Teddy Lynn Fox. That search ended Friday morning with his arrest off Slate Ridge Road, approximately six miles south of London. A


Man indicted for school safety threats

It was a chaotic morning for both law enforcement and school officials. While the country was still reeling with shock from the Feb. 14 shooting at a Florida school that took the lives of 17 people, Laurel County was experiencing its own form of panic. That panic was heightened on Wednesday, Feb. 21


Movie prop money acting as legal bills in Eastern Kentucky

HYDEN, Ky. (WYMT) - Coming to cash registers and wallets near you: movie prop bills are acting as legal tender in Eastern Kentucky. Hyden Citizens Bank made a public service announcement on their Facebook page Monday morning, warning people to watch their cash closely. The bank says movie prop bill


CRIME REPORT: Richmond man arrested for child abuse

Richmond Police officers were called by Baptist Health Richmond staff to investigate a case involving a 6-month-old baby possibly suffering from "shaken baby syndrome" on Thursday evening. As the infant was being transported to University of Kentucky Hospital due to an acute brain bleed, police spok


11 drug-related deaths this year as meth continues comeback

For a second straight year, overdose deaths have spiked in January. Madison County Coroner Jimmy Cornelison told The Register Friday there have been 11 drug-related deaths so far in 2018 with nine occurring in January. Cornelison previously told the Register in January 2017 there had been eight over


Police seize nearly $40,000 worth of drugs

MOREHEAD, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Police seized nearly $40,000 worth of drugs on Friday in Morehead. According to Morehead Police Department, they received a call from a hotel reporting a man with a handgun threatening a woman. The caller was able to give a description of the car as it was leaving. MPD says


KSP Investigates Overnight Shooting in Madison Co.

ARRESTED The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was called just before 2:30 am this morning, and notified of a shooting that occurred at a residence on East Rice Lane in Madison County. The initial investigation indicates that one man was shot during an altercation at the residence, and was taken


Man hospitalized, two arrested after Madison County shooting

RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police say two are behind bars after an altercation led to a shooting that injured one man. Troopers were called to a home on East Rice Lane in Madison County around 2:30 a.m. Thursday after receiving a report of a shooting. Investigators found one man shot, an


Five arrested for drugs by Sheriff's Office

Laurel County Sheriff deputies lucked into a sizable drug bust when investigating a different complaint Tuesday afternoon. Deputies were called out to American Greeting Card Road on Tuesday to investigate the complaint of a possible trespassing. While they were canvassing the area, a press release f


Teen arrested on meth-related charges

SALYERSVILLE - A Magoffin County teenager was arrested last week for allegedly trafficking methamphetamine. On Thursday, March 8 Magoffin County Sheriff Department Deputy Cook received a call alleging that the teen, Russell Blaine Craft, 18, of Salyersville, was walking with a flashlight at 3 a.m.