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INDICTMENTS: Irvine woman accused of leaving children in hot vehicle indicted
A woman accused of leaving two minors inside a hot vehicle was indicted last week by a Madison County grand jury for two counts first-degree criminal abuse and two counts first-degree wanton endangerment, class C and D felonies, respectfully.
Dozens charged in shoplifting sting in Richmond - ABC 36 News
RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – A three-day operation led to charges against more than 50 people in Richmond.The Richmond Police Department says it conducted a joint operation with local retail loss prevention officers on August 7, 8, and 9 to target and identify those involved in retail theft.- Advertisemen
41 arrested in Richmond undercover shoplifting sting
In an initiative called "Operation Broken Cart," police and loss prevention specialists spent three days targeting individuals stealing from seven stores in the Richmond area. Suspects were seen taking a variety of items, including electronics and cosmetics.
COURT: Six receive diverted sentences
Judge William Clouse ordered the three-year sentence for receiving stolen property (less than $10,000) for Christopher Wright, 22, of Winchester, diverted for the same amount of time. Wright had been arrested in October 2017 when Madison County Sheriff's deputies came to his rescue.
$30k of drugs seized in blitz
A few months ago, the Kentucky Organized Retail Crime Association, a group of retailers who work to reduce property crimes, reached out to Richmond Chief of Police James Ebert and asked if the RPD would be interested in a joint effort operation aimed at getting shoplifters out of Madison County stor
Kentucky high school soccer coach accused of sex with, sending nude photos to students
A high school soccer coach has been arrested after allegations that he sent nude and sexually explicit photos and a video to female students on Snapchat and had sex with a student.Andrew Hatton, 28, of Irvine, a soccer coach at Estill County High School, was arrested by state police Tuesday afternoo
Volunteer charged with stealing from nonprofit
John Marshall, while acting as the treasurer of the Friends of the Madison County Public Library, allegedly stole more than $18,000 from the nonprofit organization.
Car drives through apartment building in Lexington - ABC 36 News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Police say no charges will be filed after someone drove through Cambridge Park Apartments around 11 o’clock Monday night.Police say the person was driving by the apartments and fell asleep, which caused them to crash through the building.- Advertisement -
Police search for suspect in shooting near downtown Richmond
RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) -One person is being treated for injuries following a shooting in Madison County.Richmond police told WKYT the shooting happened around 11 p.m. Monday night near 2nd Street.The adult male victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.Police do not have a description of the suspe
CRIME REPORT: Two arrested for trafficking, promoting contraband
Early Monday morning, Richmond police arrived at Baptist Health Richmond to help MCDC deputies, according to a citation. One deputy told officers that over the past three weeks, someone had been smuggling drugs into the MCDC through inmate visits to the hospital.
Troopers searching for Richmond teen
Troopers say Aric D. Wilcher, Jr., 16, has been reported missing. Investigators say he was last seen at his home during the morning hours of Saturday, August 11.
Richmond man arrested on drug charges after hit-and-run
Deputies investigating the collision say they were led to Charlie Norris Road where they found Shaun Simpson, 37, who reportedly admitted to being the driver of the vehicle.
KSP Conducts Missing Person Investigation in Madison Co.
The initial investigation indicates thatAric D. Wilcher Jr., 16 years old of Richmond, KY, was last seen at home during the morning hours of Saturday, August 11, 2018. He is described as being a white male that is 5’10” tall with blond hair and blue eyes.
Woman arrested for robbery after shoplifting allegedly turns violent - ABC 36 News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Police have arrested a woman they say shoplifted from the Tates Creek Kroger, then became violent when confronted by employees.According to police, 33-year-old Rachel Pelfrey was in the process of shoplifting when loss prevention officers confronted her.- Advertisement -
Teen killed in Bath County crash
According to police, an 18-year-old was driving a Chevy Malibu east on KY 36 when she lost control of the car, ran off the road and hit a utility pole.
Richmond Road Chick-fil-A announces opening date. You could win a year’s worth of meals.
Chick-fil-Awill open its long-anticipated restaurant on Richmond Road on Aug. 23, the company said in a Monday release.The restaurant is located in front ofSouthland Christian Church’s Richmond Road campus. Chick-fil-A, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary of being in Kentucky, has hired 65 emp
Kentucky city launches free bus pass program for homeless
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky city has launched a pilot program that aims to connect homeless people trying to find employment and housing with transportation resources.The Lexington Herald-LeaderreportsLexington and Lextran launched UpLIFT, a free bus pass program last week, providing unlimited
Grant helps addiction recovery effort in Clark County
WINCHESTER, Ky. (WKYT) -A grant is helping two different groups in Clark County, including one that aims to reach addicts by offering them help when they need it the most.The toll addiction has taken in Winchester is similar to other towns across Kentucky. Amber Fields Hull knows that price first ha
Victim identified in Lake Cumberland accident
BRONSTON, Ky. (WKYT) -Authorities are investigating after a possible drowning on Lake Cumberland in Pulaski County.It happened early Sunday afternoon in the Bronston community, according to Pulaski County Emergency Manager Stacy Holcomb.Holcomb says a man was found dead in the water, but it's unclea
Berea woman charged with trafficking in meth
Officers responded Thursday afternoon and found Jessica Rose, 41, of Horse Cave Road, at the clothes rack outside the store, according to a citation. She tried to hide between the clothes racks.