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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: 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

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

Grand jury indicts doctor and nurse for illegal prescriptions, other charges

RICHMOND, Ky. (WYMT) - Attorney General Andy Beshear and the Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse indicted a Richmond Recovery Center doctor and nurse on multiple felony charges. The two were supposed to help treat drug addiction. Wednesday, a grand jury indicted Dr. Martin Barrios of Lexington on tw

WYMT.COM - 2018-03-22 17:41:00

Beshear: Richmond Recovery Center Doctor, Nurse Indicted

Andy Beshear Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse today announced a Richmond Recovery Center doctor and nurse, who were supposed to be working to help treat drug addiction, have been indicted. On March 21, a Madison County grand jury indicted Dr. Martin A. Barrio

BEREAONLINE.COM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Search for suspect accused of hitting officer

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Richmond Police Department is trying to track down a man they say hit an officer in the face. Police say an officer stopped a suspected DUI at 1:48 a.m. Thursday. - Advertisement - They say 19-year-old Zaelin Crutcher was driving the car. The officer found out Crutcher had

WTVQ - 2018-03-22 17:25:30

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


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

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


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

Former prosecutor says jury 'poo-pooed in their shoe' with Ronald Exantus not guilty verdict

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A former Fayette County Commonwealth's Attorney says he is disappointed in the jury's not guilty verdict in the case of an Indiana man who stabbed a six-year-old to death. "I've picked a lot of juries in my career, and you never know what you are going to get," said Ray Lars

WKYT 27 - 2018-03-21 22:28:00

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


Teenager killed in Jessamine Co. crash

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A teenager is dead and three other juveniles are in the hospital after a crash in Jessamine County. It happened around 9 p.m. Saturday on Union Mill Road (KY 169), around 4 1/2 miles east of Nicholasville. Deputies say a Chevy Trailblazer was headed west on Union Mill


Anonymous note left on deputy's car windshield offers hope

RICHMOND, Ky. (WYMT) - In the days following the murder of Pikeville Police officer Scotty Hamilton, tens of thousands of people across Kentucky are continuing to offer support any prayers for everyone affected by his death. Sheriff Scott and deputies from Pike County Sheriff's Office said in a Fac


Crazy happened, now America gets free pizza

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - UMBC beat Virginia 74-54, becoming the first 16 seed in NCAA history to ever defeat a 1 seed. Now, Little Caesars is giving America free pizza. Little Caesars is giving away a free lunch combo from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, April 2. The combo offers pizza lovers a four-sli


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


Lexington shooting leaves man critically injured

A shooting early Sunday in Lexington left a man critically injured, police told WKYT. The station reported that when police went to investigate a report of shots fired on Trent Circle around 5:15 a.m. Sunday, they found bullet holes in several cars but no victims. However, a men went to St. Joseph H


Police investigate Sunday morning shooting in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A man is fighting for his life after he showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound. Police say they were called to Trent Circle around 5:15 a.m. Sunday for a report of shots fired. When they got there, they found bullet holes in several cars, but no victims. While officer