Category Archives: Police & Fire Reports

Beshear’s Cyber Investigators Partner with Ohio Law Enforcement in Arrest, Alleged Child Predator Charges of Columbus Man

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Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Department of Criminal Investigations Cyber Crimes Unit today announced the arrest and indictment of a 25-year-old Columbus, Ohio man for allegedly seeking sex with a minor.

Beshear said following an investigation by his office and a 14-count indictment by a Franklin County grand jury May 15, Devan M. Fell, of Columbus, Ohio, was arrested May 25 by the Franklin County Ohio Sheriff’s Department.

Fell, who is currently being housed in the Franklin County Jail in Ohio, is being charged with 14 counts of the unlawful use of electronic means originating or received within the Commonwealth to induce a minor to engage in sexual or other prohibited activities. Continue reading Beshear’s Cyber Investigators Partner with Ohio Law Enforcement in Arrest, Alleged Child Predator Charges of Columbus Man

Five officers to be honored tomorrow at Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

Five Kentucky law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty will be honored at the Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial ceremony tomorrow, May 24 at the memorial monument site in Richmond, Ky.

The name of Louisville Metro Police Officer Nicholas Rodman, who died in the line of duty March 29, 2017, will be added to the memorial. Additionally, Louisville Police Officer James Harrison, Clarkson Police Officer John Skaggs, Salyersville Police Officer Lewis Marshall and Kentucky State Police Trooper David Gibbs will be added and honored among their family, friends and comrades. Continue reading Five officers to be honored tomorrow at Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

Marshall Co. Couple Plead Guilty to Insurance Fraud

A Marshall County couple have plead guilty to several criminal charges in connection to an investigation conducted by the Kentucky Department of Insurance’s (DOI) Division of Insurance Fraud Investigation.

Tim and Becky King, owners of Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home in Benton, pleaded guilty to two counts of fraudulent insurance acts (over $500), one count of theft by unlawful taking or disposition ($500-$10,000), one count of criminal possession of a forged instrument, and two misdemeanor counts of fraudulent insurance acts ($500 or less).

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Officer Involved Shooting Investigation / Harlan County

Kentucky State Police Post 10, Harlan Detectives are on the scene of an Officer Involved Shooting incident that took place at a residence located on Country Estates Road in the Baxter community of Harlan County.

Preliminary Investigation indicates that at approximately 2:45 PM, Two Troopers arrived at the residence on Country Estates Road Continue reading Officer Involved Shooting Investigation / Harlan County

KSP Death Investigation / Pulaski Co.

On Saturday, May 19, 2018 at approximately 4:30 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified by the Pulaski County 911 Center of a residential structure fire with a fatality at a residence located on Boat Dock Road Pulaski County.

KSP Arson Investigator Brian Lewis arrived on the scene and learned the Parkers Mill Fire Department was dispatched to the scene at approximately 3:51 AM, and discovered the deceased inside the residence after extinguishing the flames. Continue reading KSP Death Investigation / Pulaski Co.

KSP Death Investigation / Clay Co.

On Friday, May 18, 2018 at approximately 1:00 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a shooting that had taken place at a residence on Sacker Road in the Burning Springs community of Clay County.

Upon arrival, KSP Detectives discovered Darren T. Gay, 37, of Manchester deceased of an apparent gunshot wound. Preliminary investigation indicates that Gay showed up at the residence on Sacker road, got into a physical altercation with several individuals when the shots were fired. Continue reading KSP Death Investigation / Clay Co.

Beshear: London Man Charged with Promoting Human Trafficking after Offering to Exchange Cash for Sex with Minor

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A 31-year-old London man has been arrested and charged as part of an ongoing anti-human trafficking operation by Attorney General Andy Beshear’s office in southeastern Kentucky.

Rahul Priyakart Patel was arrested May 16 at a hotel in London for allegedly agreeing to exchange cash for sex with a minor. Continue reading Beshear: London Man Charged with Promoting Human Trafficking after Offering to Exchange Cash for Sex with Minor

KSP Criminal Arrest / Laurel Co.

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On Friday, May 18, 2018 at approximately 4:30 PM, Kentucky State Police Detectives arrested Kyle D. Childress, 28, of Barbourville after a two week long investigation.

Detective Jessie Armstrong began the investigation after two photographs surfaced on Facebook that seemed to suggest violence towards police. It was determined through an investigation that Childress was the source of the two photographs that surfaced on a fake Facebook account. Continue reading KSP Criminal Arrest / Laurel Co.

KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

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On May 17, 2018, at approximately 6:42 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Stephen W. Self, 36, on charges related to distribution of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor.

Self was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing files of child sexual exploitation online. Continue reading KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

Wanted By KSP

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Kentucky State Police Post 11, London is asking for the public’s assistance in Locating Caitlin W. Peters, 24, of London. Peters has active warrants for Criminal Abuse 1st Degree as well as a Probation Violation Warrant.

Peters is described as a white female 5’6’’ and weighing approximately 125 lbs.

Anyone with any information as to her whereabouts is asked to contact Kentucky State Police Post 11, London at 606-878-6622 or 1-800-222-5555.

KSP Conducts Murder Investigation in Jackson Co.

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The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was called just after 11:40 pm last night following a fatal shooting that occurred off of Old Island City Road in Jackson County.

The initial investigation alleges that a man and woman were in a domestic dispute outside of a residence, when Jess D. Messer, 39 years old of London, was notified of the dispute. He armed himself with a firearm and responded to the scene where he encountered the man believed to be involved in the domestic dispute seated inside a vehicle. Jess Messer allegedly confronted the man inside the car at which time he fired a shot, fatally injuring the victim. Continue reading KSP Conducts Murder Investigation in Jackson Co.

KSP Investigates Fatal Traffic Crash / Rockcastle Co.

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On Saturday, May 12, 2018 at approximately 12:30 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a three-vehicle traffic crash with fatalities on US HWY 150 in the Mount Vernon community of Rockcastle County.

Upon arrival, Trooper Seath Whiles determined that a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado operated by Marty G. Evans, 40, of Mount Vernon was traveling westbound pulling an empty utility trailer. Preliminary investigation indicates the utility trailer became detached from the tow hitch of the pickup truck and traveled into the eastbound lane of US HWY 150. A 2008 Yamaha motorcycle operated by Nathaniel Gilkerson, 24, of Carlisle, KY and Continue reading KSP Investigates Fatal Traffic Crash / Rockcastle Co.

KSP Arrests Jackson Co. Man in Connection to a Double Murder

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Original news releases: MCKEE, Ky. (April 28, 2018) – The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post has charged one person with murder, and is asking for the public’s help locating another Jackson County man as the result of an ongoing death investigation.

The initial investigation indicates that Joey R. Marcum, 35 years old, and Whitney R. Venable, 28 years old, both of McKee were killed during an incident in Jackson County this past December. At approximately 3:15 pm on December 28, 2017, Jackson County Continue reading KSP Arrests Jackson Co. Man in Connection to a Double Murder

KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

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On May 10, 2018, at approximately 5:45 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Darren R. Ringenberg, 23, on a charges relating to possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

Ringenberg was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect was uploading sexually explicit images online. Continue reading KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

Madison Co. Sheriff’s Office Police Report May 9, 2018

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According to Madison County Sheriff Mike Coyle, on Monday, May 7, 2018 around 9:00 p.m., Deputy Paul Lay observed a vehicle traveling east on Irvine Road without the headlights illuminated.

Deputy Lay conducted a traffic stop and during the course of the traffic stop he witnessed suspicious activity which lead to a search of the vehicle. After continued investigation, Deputy Lay seized suspected Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Continue reading Madison Co. Sheriff’s Office Police Report May 9, 2018