Content Tagged 'Kentucky State Police'

State police leaders back after fundraising hike
The head of the Kentucky State Police and a lieutenant colonel in the agency are back after a two-day, 30-mile hike across the Grand Canyon, all to honor troopers who served and those who died.
Grand Canyon Hike Honors Fallen Kentucky State Troopers
State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer (left) and KSP Lt. Col. Jack Miniard trekked the Grand Canyon from rim-to-rim to honor all troopers who currently serve and those who have died in the line of duty. Video Video
Winchester Man Injured In Motorcycle Accident
State Police said Roi Reed, 61, of Winchester, was airlifted to UK Hospital after crashing his motorcycle on I-64 in Rowan County on Tuesday afternoon.
$200,000 Of Marijuana Found, Destroyed
Almost $200,000 dollars of marijuana plants were found throughout Madison County fields, the Sheriff's Department said.
Police: Arrest Made In Knox County Arson Case
One person was arrested in connection to a house fire in the Corbin community of Knox County on Monday, Kentucky State Police officials said.
State Police: Inmate Walks Away From Work Detail
Kentucky State Police are searching for an inmate who walked away form a work detail in Springfield.
State Police Ask Public For Help Identifying Bank Robbery Suspects
State Police said three men with handguns robbed the People's Bank Elk Creek in Taylorsville Wednesday around noon. Investigators said the suspects sped away in a stolen blue 2007 Chevy Aveo.
Police: Man Arrested After Receiving Pot In Mail
Kentucky State Police arrested a man in Morehead after they said he received over two pounds of Marijuana.
KSP: Morehead Man Accused Of Receiving Marijuana In The Mail
State Police said Thomas Terry, 30, of Morehead, received a package of marijuana and hash oil in the mail. Investigators said a search of Terry's home turned up more pot, drug paraphernalia and cash.
Hustonville Woman Killed In Collision With Log Truck
State Police said Amanda Griffin, 21, of Hustonville, was killed when the car she was driving crossed the centerline and collided with a log truck on KY 906 near Liberty Wednesday afternoon. KSP said Griffin was not wearing a seat belt.
KSP: Human Remains Found In Daniel Boone National Forest
State Police said a human skull and articles of clothing were found in the Daniel Boone National Forest off of KY 799 in Rowan County.
UPDATE: More Human Bones Discovered In Daniel Boone National Forest
State Police said more human bones were discovered Monday in the Daniel Boone National Forest in Rowan County. Investigators said the bones were believed to be from the same person whose skull was found on Sunday.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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: 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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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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