Street Closure: Starting Monday July 23 thru Friday July 27, 2018 North Main Street in Berea will be completely shut down, from Ellipse St to 25 N, each day between the hours of 8:30am to 3:00pm. Detour signs will be in place. Traffic will be detoured south on 25 to Ellipse St.
Drug Arrests: On 07/12/2018 officers were called to Knight’s Inn in reference to a welfare check. The room was occupied by two adults and a 3 year old child. Inside of the room they located suspected Methamphetamine, syringes, and spoons.
Officers arrested 26 year old Bobby Scroggins of Berea KY and 25 year old Kaitlin Scroggins of Berea KY. They were both charged with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine), Drug Paraphernalia Possession, and Endangering the Welfare of a Minor. Continue reading Berea Police Report Jul. 19, 2018→
KSP is competing with state law enforcement agencies throughout the U.S in the American Association of State Troopers (AAST) “2019 Best Looking Cruiser Contest.” The winning photo will be featured on the cover and premier January position of the association’s 2019 wall calendar. KSP’s photo features one of its newest Dodge Charger cruisers in front of the state capitol building in Frankfort. Continue reading Kentucky State Police Needs Your Vote→
On Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at approximately 3:37 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a call from the Somerset Police Department requesting assistance on a fatal collision that occurred after a vehicle pursuit that was initiated by a Science Hill Police Officer, at the intersection of South US HWY 27 and Adams Street in Somerset Pulaski County. Continue reading Vehicle Pursuit and Fatal Traffic Collision→
Detroit’s Most Wanted captured: On Monday, July 9, 2018 around 11:30 a.m., the United States Marshal Service Kentucky Fugitive Apprehension Team arrested Franklin Flood at a residence in Berea KY without incident.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office currently has three deputies assigned to the fugitive apprehension team. Deputy Kevin Crutcher and Deputy Jeff Bol assisted the United States Marshal Service in the arrest of Franklin Flood. Continue reading Madison Co. Sheriff’s Jul. 11, 2018→
Hindering Apprehension: On 07/08/2018 officers were called to Knight’s Inn in reference to subject who possibly had outstanding warrants. They made contact with several subjects in one of the rooms, and eventually located subjects hiding in the bathroom. One of the subjects who had been hiding, gave a false name to the officers and a female who was with him tried to confirm the false identity. A second female had initially stated that there was no one in the room before the two were found hiding.
Officers arrested 38 year old Tasha Alexander of Berea KY, 60 year old Linda Baker of Crab Orchard KY, and 40 year old Steven Saylor of Berea KY.
Alexander and Baker were both charged with Hindering Prosecution or Apprehension 2nd Degree.
Personnel from the Berea Police Department and Berea Fire Department were encouraging the next generation of police officers, firefighters, and paramedics at the second annual First Responder Camp.
This year’s camp had an exciting start as participants got a glimpse of a rescue helicopter that landed on the soccer field at Berea City Park. The popular camp concludes with a trip to Kings Island. Also on hand at the event were first responders from Madison County EMS and Berea Volunteer Fire & Rescue.
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was called on Sunday, July 8, 2018 just after 2:00 pm, in reference to a two vehicle collision that occurred on US-27, south of Lancaster in Garrard County.
The initial investigation indicates that Archie Cobb, 79 years old, was attempting to turn left from a parking lot onto US-27, and drove into the path of a vehicle that was traveling south, operated by Bryan Sparks, 27 years old of Junction City. The two vehicles Continue reading KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Garrard Co.→
The Kentucky State Police, Post 11, London, which provides coverage for Clay, Laurel, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Wayne and Whitley counties, will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual. These checkpoints will be conducted in an effort to enforce the traffic laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Special attention will be paid to occupant protection (seatbelt adherence), sobriety, insurance and registration violations.
Drug Arrest: On 07/02/2018 officers were called to Taco Bell in reference to a subject who was passed out in a vehicle. The occupant of the car showed several signs of impairment, and was placed under arrest. Inside of the vehicle officers located twelve Xanax bars and a plastic bag containing suspected Methamphetamine. Continue reading Berea Police Report July 3, 2018→
The Berea Police Department is excited to receive funding from the Madison County Community Fund in the amount of $3000.00. The funds will be used for the purchase of 3rd Grade work books for the Too Good for Drug program in Madison County. This funding will provide the tools they need to say no to drugs. Too Good for Drugs, a ten-week, evidenced-based, interactive program, promotes healthy decision making—and happy, healthy lives.
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, which provides coverage for Madison, Clark, Estill, Lee, Owsley, Jackson, Mercer, Boyle, Lincoln, Garrard and Jessamine counties, will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual. These checkpoints will be conducted in an effort to enforce the traffic laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Special attention will be paid to occupant protection (seatbelt adherence), sobriety, insurance, and registration violations.
Shortly before 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, 2018, deputies assigned to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit with assistance from Madison County HIDTA Drug Task Force conducted a traffic stop on Robert R. Martin Bypass for a traffic violation.
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was called just before 7:00 pm last night in reference to a shooting that occurred outside of a residence on Spencer Fork Road in a rural portion of Lee County.
The initial investigation indicates two brothers had a disagreement, that led to one of them retrieving a firearm and fatally shooting the other brother. The victim, Forest S. Lee, 26 years old of Beattyville was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Lee County Corner. The alleged shooter left the scene on an ATV, which was later recovered by law enforcement after it was found abandoned. Continue reading KSP Investigates Deadly Shooting in Lee County→