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CRIME REPORT: Richmond man arrested after driving twice into ditch

Madison County deputies were called to a ditch on Charlie Norris Road in the early morning hours on Thursday. When deputies arrived, there were two trucks stuck in the ditch. A tow truck was on scene and the two truck drive told deputies the owner of both of the vehicles had called them there. Deput

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-03-23 22:41:00

A man angry about road work in front of his home yelled at workers, fired a gun.

A Berea man who allegedly fired shots after berating some state road workers was arrested and charged Friday in Madison County, a deputy sheriff said. No one was injured but Jeff Mayne, 56, was charged with six counts first-degree wanton endangerment, said Deputy Michael Stotts, spokesman for the Ma

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-03-23 20:08:00

London police arrest Richie Farmer for DUI

LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) - Former UK basketball player and Agriculture Commissioner of Kentucky Richie Farmer is in jail after London police arrested him for DUI. Farmer was booked in in the Laurel County Detention Center at 6:34 p.m. He served a 27-month sentence for misappropriating government resource

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-23 00:51:00

CRIME REPORT: Shoplifting call leads to drug possession charges

Richmond police busted two shoplifters Monday evening. Misty Daniel, 35, of Congelton Lane, and Margie Osborne, 38, of Dodd Road, both of Richmond, were seen on video surveillance concealing items in their bags. The two proceeded to take several clothing items to the dressing rooms, where they could


Richmond doctor allegedly gave Suboxone prescriptions to patients he didn't see

A Richmond doctor improperly prescribed a drug used to treat people for addiction to opioId drugs such as oxycodone and heroin, a grand jury has charged. The grand jury in Madison County indicted Dr. Martin A. Barrios on two counts of Medicaid fraud; one count of second-degree trafficking in a contr

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-03-22 15:37:00

BEHIND THE BADGE: Madison County became home for Patterson

Law enforcement was in his blood. In fact, Andrea Patterson was the third member of his family to become an officer. Following in the footsteps of his sister and brother, both members of the Louisville Police Department, Patterson knew he would pursue the force after graduating high school. Growing

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-03-24 00:41:00

Where there's smoke: Berea College forester talks upcoming prescribed burn

Where there's smoke, there's fire. However, soon, community members will see smoke rising from the Berea College forest, but there's no need for alarm as its likely a prescribed burn, meant to help and not harm, according to Berea College Forester Clint Patterson. The burn will occur on the first da

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2018-03-24 00:40:00

Body found in home identified as son of homeowner

A dead body discovered by a relative on Hunter's Trace on Tuesday was identified on Thursday using dental records. The body was identified as Jared Lipscomb, 22, of London, who was the son of Kenneth Lipscomb, the homeowner, who shot and killed himself after a short chase with Laurel County Sheriff'

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-03-23 18:17:00

Richmond police searching for man accused of assaulting officer during DUI arrest

RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - Richmond police are searching for a man they say struck an arresting officer during a DUI traffic stop. Police say Zaelin Crutcher, 19, was stopped at 1:48 a.m. Thursday as an officer suspected him of driving under the influence. The officer discovered Crutcher has an active

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-22 17:54:00

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


London man dies in crash involving officer

LAUREL COUNTY - A London man is dead following a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 involving a Kentucky State Police Vehicle Enforcement Officer. The incident occurred Thursday at 4:47 p.m. near the 33 mile marker in Laurel County. Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received the report and the K

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 02:45:00

WATCH | Lexington police release surveillance video of Fifth Third Bank robbery suspect

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington police have released a video showing a bank robbery at Fifth Third Bank on Leestown Road near Kroger Tuesday morning. Photo: Lexington Police Police say a man wearing a red Nike hoodie, a dark bandanna, and gloves entered the bank at around 11:30 a.m. armed with a

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-22 20:05:00

Police: Murder suspect commits suicide

Laurel County Sheriff's deputies say a suspect in a fatal shooting committed suicide when he was confronted Wednesday afternoon near Laurel Lake. The suspect has been identified as Kenneth W. Lipscomb, 55, of London, who reportedly killed himself following a pursuit along Flatwoods Road off of Level

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-03-22 14:54:44

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


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


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


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


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