Content Tagged 'Kentucky State Police'

UPDATE: Court Records Show Powell County Clerk Arrested For DUI Has Been In Trouble Before
Court documents showed that Powell County Clerk Rhonda Barnett, who was arrested and charged with DUI at the courthouse on Tuesday, pleaded guilty to alcohol intoxication in a case two and a half years ago. Video Video
Powell County Clerk Arrested For DUI At Courthouse
State Police said Powell County Clerk Rhonda Barnett was charged with DUI after she ran into a parked vehicle outside the county courthouse Tuesday morning.
Juvenile Charged With Killing Baby In Letcher County
State Police said a juvenile was charged Friday with killing a baby in the Neon community of Letcher County.
UPDATE: Teenager Arrested In County Attorney's Office Arson
State Police said James Rigney, 18, of Monticello, was arrested and charged in connection to a fire that investigators said was intentially set at the Wayne County Attorney's Office in May.
Second Arrest Made In Jackson County Bank Robbery
State Police said Mary Reed, 46, of Rockcastle County, is charged in connection to the recent robbery of the Jackson County Bank in Sand Gap.
Louisa Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Young Girl
State Police said Harold Shannon, 66, of Louisa, sexually assaulted a 14-year old girl, which included physical contact and taking explicit photographs.
Cumberland Man Charged In Series Of Copper Thefts
State Police said Timothy Shepherd, 34, of Cumberland, was accused of stealing copper from an Appalachian Wireless cell phone tower on several occasions over the past few weeks.
Police Search For Woman Accused Of Robbing Bank
State Police said a woman robbed a Jackson County Bank branch in Sand Gap Thursday afternoon and took off in a getaway car.
State Police Investigate Two Fires In Owsley County
State Police said there were two fires within six miles of each other early Sunday morning in Owsley County. The Arson Task Force is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for starting the fires.
KSP: Speed May Be Factor In Wreck That Critically Injured Driver
State Police said speed appeared to be a factor in a single car accident along I-75 in Madison County that sent the driver to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Diesel Fuel Leak On I-75 In Whitley County
State Police said a tractor-trailer crashed in the median at mile marker 5 in Whitley County Monday night and was leaking diesel fuel. No injuries were reported.
Former Teacher Charged In Child Pornography Case
State Police said Kevin Crider, 41, of Evarts, a former Harlan Independent School teacher, was arrested on indictment warrants this week in a child pornography case.
Purple Heart Given To Family 70-Years After Marine's Death
State Police in Dry Ridge found a Purple Heart in a file cabinet last year. How people at the Post ultimately tracked down the recipient's family is a testament to their persistence and patriotism.
Update: Man Charged In Murder Of Beattyville Woman
State Police said Melvin Slone, 55, of Beattyville, was arrested Wednesday and charged with murdering Martha Belle Hollar, 79, of Beattyville, earlier this month.
Campbellsburg Man Accused Of Raping A Child
State Police said Leo Zoeller, 47, of Campbellsburg, is accused of raping a child under the age of 12 over a two-month period.
KSP Making Sure Drivers 'Never Miss A Game'
Kentucky State Police handed out free Kentucky blue and Louisville red shirts to drivers who were buckled up Friday morning. Video Video
Update: Second Person Dies From Collision On Bluegrass Parkway
A second person died Friday night following a collision on the Bluegrass Parkway in Anderson County. State Police said one person died at the scene, while another was pronounced dead after being airlifted to UK Hospital.
State Police Ask People To Watch For Stranded Motorists
State Police asked drivers to keep an eye out for potentially stranded motorists in the winter storm and call 9-1-1 or 1-800-222-5555 if someone needed help.
KSP: Suspected Marijuana Growing Operation Found In Rowan County
State Police said a suspected indoor marijuana growing operation was discovered on Christy Creek in Rowan County on Thursday.
Update: Man Charged With Murder In Wayne County Shooting
State Police said Ian Miller, 21, of Elmira, New York, was arrested and charged with murder Monday in connection to the shooting death of Gavin Thompson, 38, of Monticello.
Arrest Made In 2003 Carlisle Murder
State Police said after receiving new information, an arrest was made in the murder of David Sadler of Carlisle, who was shot to death March 31, 2003.
Kentucky State Police Accepting Applications
The Kentucky State Police is now accepting applications for its 92nd cadet class, which is scheduled to begin on August 3, 2014.
Update: Jail Escapee Turns Himself In
State Police said Melvin Scott Garland, 29, of Royalton, turned himself in at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center Thursday night. Investigators said Garland escaped while on a work release detail in Campton earlier in the day.
Adair County Man Arrested On Child Pornography And Drug Charges
State Police said Christopher Turner, 42, of Columbia, was arrested Thursday on child pornography and drug charges.
Former Carter County Sheriff's Deputy Accused Of Not Serving Warrant In Exchange For Sex
State Police said former Carter County Sheriff's Deputy Matthew Morrison, 38, of Grayson, didn't serve an arrest warrant on someone in exchange for sexual favors while on the force.
Child Safety Seat Check Saturday In Richmond
State Police will install and check child safety seats at the Walmart in Richmond on Saturday, March 1 from 10am-2pm. You can also complete a Child Identification Sheet to help authorities if your child ever goes missing.
Update: 7-Year Old Girl Dies After Being Hit By Truck
The Clay County Coroner said Jasamine Collins, 7, of Manchester, died Wednesday night after being hit by a tractor-trailer transport truck as she walked along the Hal Rogers Parkway.
Update: Arrest Made In Carlisle Nursing Home Arson
State Police said Michael Thomas, 30, of Germantown, intentionally set a fire in a locked Alzheimer's unit of a nursing home in Carlisle.
Fatal Accident Closes Section Of Bluegrass Parkway
State Police said a westbound lane of the Bluegrass Parkway near mile marker 51 in Anderson County would be closed most of Friday night after an accident that left one person dead and three seriously injured. Video Video
KSP: Pendleton County Man Cited After 49 Horses Found Dead On His Farm
State Police said Larry Browning, 63, of Butler, was cited in an animal cruelty case. Investigators said more charges were pending.
Man Accused Of Keeping Money Collected For Search Fund For Missing Teen
State Police said Randy Gross, 36, of Mount Vernon, solicited money from his co-workers for a fund to aid in the search for a missing teenager, but kept it for himself.
Update: Lexington Woman Dies From Injuries Suffered In Earlier Car Crash
State Police said Yarelis Figueredo Romero, 27, of Lexington, died Friday from injuries suffered in a single vehicle crash on December 10th in Madison County.
KSP Starts 'Operation Holiday Lights'
State police will be out in full force across Kentucky looking for aggressive drivers and broken down vehicles through the holiday season. Video Video
Henry County Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing A Minor
State Police said Kevin Crouch, 40, of Pendleton, sexually abused a girl under the age of 12 at his home over the course of a year.
State Police Add Learjet To Its Fleet; No Cost To Purchase
The Kentucky State Police expanded its aircraft fleet at no upfront cost to taxpayers by acquiring a former U.S. Air Force jet through a military surplus program.
Letcher County Teen Killed In Car Crash
State Police said Jenny Christine Watts, 18, of Isom, was killed when she pulled into the path of another car Wednesday afternoon in Knott County.
UPDATE: One Arrested After Deadly I-75 Wreck
Police say alcohol was a factor in the Sunday night I-75 wreck that killed two, Kentucky State Police said. Video Video
Update: Foster Parent Charged With Child Abuse
State Police said Natisha Schlabach, 24, of Flemingsburg, was arrested and charged Friday with child abuse following an investigation into an apparent brain injury suffered by her 17-month old foster child.
State Police Looking for Anderson County Thieves
State police say they're looking for two men who they believe are responsible for a string of car thefts in the Alton area. Video Video
KSP: Driver Crashes Trying To Avoid Pothole
State Police said a 78-year old Sandy Hook woman lost control of her vehicle as she swerved to avoid a pothole in Rowan County.
Annville Woman Dies In Jackson County Crash
State Police said Lida Abner, 72, of Annville, died Monday after her car left Highway 421 near Tyner and struck a culvert. Investigators said Abner was not wearing a seat belt.
Kentucky Lottery Regional Manager Accused In Lottery Ticket Fraud Case
A Lexington man was arrested on charges related to the fraudulent use of promotional lottery tickets.
Female Prison Employee Accused Of Having Sex With Male Inmate
State Police said Tasha Knuckles, 28, an employee at a state prison in Bell County, is accused of having a sexual relationship with a male inmate.
UPDATE: Deadly Crash Closes Southbound Lanes of I-75 In Whitley County
State Police said one person was killed and two others were injured in a two vehicle collision on I-75 in Whitley County. Video Video
Ambulance Slides Into Ditch During Emergency Run
State Police said an ambulance in Powell County slid into a ditch while trying to avoid another vehicle while transporting a patient to an area hospital.
Update: Missing Middlesboro Man Found Dead
State Police said the body of Chris Buell, 35, of Middlesboro, was found Monday in a river in Harlan. He had been missing since November 25th. Investigators said no foul play was suspected.
Nothing Found After Bomb Threat At Blue Grass Airport
Airport Authorities tell ABC 36 that there was a bomb threat to the Blue Grass Airport this morning.
Update: Victim In Fatal Semi Crash In Laurel County Identified
State Police said Shawn Sweatt, 40, of Pell City, Alabama, was killed when he swerved to avoid a slow moving vehicle in front of him along I-75 in Laurel County on Monday. Video Video
Police Crack Down on DUIs on New Year's Holiday
State Police increased patrols for the holiday, trying to catch drivers who got behind the wheel after having a few too many. ABC 36's Paris Lewbel reports. Video Video
KSP: Rowan County High's Choir Director Accused Of Growing Pot
State Police said Diana Knoll, Rowan County High School's Choir Director, was cited for cultivating marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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