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No leads in Franklin County teen’s disappearance

A seventeen year old girl has been missing for several days and the Franklin County Sheriff's Department doesn't have any leads on where she could be.

Franklin Co. Sheriff’s office seized around 600 THC vape cartridges

THC vape cartridges are becoming a growing problem in central Kentucky according to law enforcement officials.

Franklin Co. deputies warn of mail scam

The Franklin County Sheriff's Department is warning residents about a mail scam going around. 

Charges dropped against sheriff’s son accused of rape

A Fayette County Circuit Court grand jury has declined to indict 22-year-old Patrick Melton, son of Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton, on rape and sodomy charges.

Franklin County sheriff’s son charged with rape

The Franklin County sheriff's son was arrested in Lexington Tuesday on rape and sodomy charges, according to Lexington Police.

Man arrested in Franklin Co. drug bust

Deputies say they found cocaine and packaging, consistent with trafficking, while searching the room.
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Oldham County jail escapee is arrested

An Oldham County jail escapee has been arrested.
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Frankfort Sheriff: Trailer stolen from church

Frankfort Sheriff Pat Melton says that deputies are looking for a trailer that was stolen from New Harvest Church.
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Woman charged with DUI after crash in school parking lot

A Frankfort woman was charged with DUI after driving into a tree in the Franklin County High School parking lot, according to the Franklin County Sheriff.

Fire truck and cement mixer collide

Friday afternoon rush hour traffic was snarled in Franklin County when a Harrods cement mixer collided with a fire truck that was on an emergency run, according to investigators.
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Franklin Co. Sheriff looking for owners of items stolen in car break-ins

The Franklin Co. Sheriff says he still has some items believed to be stolen after several car break-ins around Franklin Co., and is hoping the owners will come forward.

Tip leads to drug arrest in Frankfort

Acting on information provided by citizens, a convicted drug trafficker was arrested on a new set of charges, according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.

Private plane makes emergency landing

A private plane made an emergency landing in a field off of Woodlake Road in Franklin County late Friday afternoon, according to the Franklin County Sheriff. No injuries were reported, according to investigators.

Franklin Co. man arrested with more than 6 grams of heroin

A Franklin County man after Sheriff's deputies found six grams of heroin, 56 Percocet tablets and 97 Xanax bars inside his apartment.
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Traffic Update: I-64 reopens in Franklin County after truck fire

Eastbound I-64 at mile point 55 in Franklin County has reopened after being closed late Friday evening due to a pickup truck fire, according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.
Franklin Sheriff: Impaired Driver Crashes Into Deputy's Cruiser

Franklin sheriff: Impaired driver slammed into deputy’s cruiser

The Franklin County sheriff says an impaired driver crashed into a deputy's cruiser. Sheriff Pat Melton says the deputy was working a crash on Louisville Road Thursday night when it happened.

Sheriff sees Franklin County Road collapse

Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton says he was just feet away when a big hole started to appear on Big Eddie Road on Friday.
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UPDATE: Golden Alert Cancelled In Franklin County; Missing Man Found Safe

A Golden Alert that was issued Tuesday for Robert Miller, 69, of Franklin County, was cancelled overnight after he was found safe, according to a post on the Franklin County Sheriff's Facebook page.
Franklin Co. Sheriff's Office- Drug Bust 5/29/14

Deputies Say Tip Led To Franklin Co. Drug Bust

The Franklin County Sheriff's office said a tip helped deputies seize money, guns and drugs. Investigators said they made the bust after obtaining a search warrant for an apartment on East Main Street in Frankfort.

Franklin County Sheriff Warns Of Phone Scam

The Franklin County Sheriff is warning businesses about a phone scam involving the sale of radio ads.

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