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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

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

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 REGISTER - 2018-03-21 21:25:00

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

Modern mural will make history in downtown Danville

Following a debate about what style of mural is appropriate for a public art display in Danville's historic downtown, a large, vibrant mural is one stroke closer to embellishing a blank wall in that area. At the regular meeting of the Danville Architectural Heritage Board Wednesday morning, Nick Wad

ADVOCATE MESSENGER - 2018-03-22 14:44:33

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

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

Danville takes a stand on safety

Danville Independent Schools passed a resolution stating its commitment to the safety and well-being of all students in the district Monday night. "As a board, we felt like we wanted to make a statement and a commitment to our students, our staff and our community. This is something that is very imp


Jim Caldwell's Forecast | Winter storm potential grows for parts of Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Spring officially started on Tuesday afternoon and just like true Kentucky weather... it started snowing! That snowy system is no longer an issue, but another system is on the way. I'll get to that in a second. Even though this round of snow is taking a break, it will remain

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-22 12:03:00

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


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


CRIME REPORT: Berea man arrested on alleged assault, child abuse charges

Berea police were contacted by local hospital officials in reference to an assault which took place on Vanhook Court Saturday night. When officers arrived, police spoke with a female victim who said Leonard Callahan, 44, of Vanhook Court, Berea, was mad about the child's bedtime. The victim said whe


Indianapolis Man "not guilty by reason of insanity" In Kentucky Boy's Murder

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- An Indianapolis man accused of murdering a little boy in Kentucky in 2015, has been found not guilty. A jury found Ronald Exantus not guilty of murder by reason of insanity. Exantus, who is from Indianapolis, had been accused of breaking into a home in Versailles, Kentucky in Dece


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


A Children's Place will stay open to Aug. 31

A Children's Place will remain open three months longer than originally planned, giving the families of the 130 children using the facility more time to work out new child care arrangements. Ephraim McDowell Health, the parent company of Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center and owner of the day


Jury wants nurse to serve 20 years in prison, but not for killing 6-year-old

A jury recommended Tuesday that Ronald Exantus serve 20 years in prison for assaulting the sisters and father of 6-year-old Logan Tipton, who was stabbed to death in his bed. Late Monday, the Lexington jury found Exantus not guilty by reason of insanity for the 2015 death of the Versailles kinderga


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


Suspected of driving a stolen Lexington Jeep, man dies after confronting officer

A man who was reportedly seen driving a Jeep stolen from Lexington died Monday in a western Kentucky shooting involving a state trooper, according to Kentucky State Police. Sheriff's deputies in Daviess County were called to a farm off Hill Bridge Road at about 4:30 p.m. for a report of a person doi


Trail derails in Scott County; Crews on scene

SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Police in Georgetown confirm to WKYT that a train derailed in Scott County late Sunday night. Crews are responding to the scene on Lisle Road near the Scott-Fayette County line. Southbound interstate 75 is closed at mile marker 125. Right now, police have not said what was


Man back in jail for a stabbing

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A man named Elijah Witt is back in a place he knows well. Witt was arrested around 2:12 Sunday morning for assault. - Advertisement - Police say he stabbed someone in the chest with a butcher knife on York Street near the Castlewood Community Center. According to officers, the