March 7, 2014 1:07 PM
A Bourbon County mother was arrested after police say they found her drunk in a car with her 3-year-old son.
According to an arrest citation, when police found Phylicia Peterson in her car outside the Dollar Tree on Letton Road, she smelled of alcohol and couldn't speak clearly. Her... more »
March 7, 2014 1:02 PM
A Florence man has been arrested, accused of raping of a 14-year-old girl.
The Boone County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged Daniel 28-year-old Corrales Saturnino with rape first degree and sexual abuse first degree after he impregnated a 14-year-old girl. Officials say when Corrales Saturnino found out the girl... more »
March 5, 2014 5:28 PM
A Henry County man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after being charged with the rape of a minor.
Leo Zoeller, 47, of Campbellsburg, Ky., was arrested at his home on Drennon Road.
The charges against Zoeller stem from incidents that allegedly occurred over a two month period in the... more »
March 4, 2014 12:46 PM
Temperatures have been well below freezing for the past few nights but sheriff's deputies said that didn't stop a man from leaving his wheelchair bound mother outside in a tent.
She was found in the Possum Hollow area of the Dayhoit Community in Harlan County.
Deputies said her... more »
February 28, 2014 4:17 PM
A Woodford County man was arrested Wednesday at his Versailles apartment for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying sex performance by a minor. Andres Ortiz was arrested Wednesday at about 9:25 p.m. after Lexington police began investigating a suspect on the Internet sharing images of child sexual... more »
February 28, 2014 10:14 AM
An Adair County man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing his half-brother during a fight.
28-year-old Eric Melton is charged with assault first degree after allegedly stabbing 34-year-old Brian Fletcher Thursday afternoon.
Police say they received a call at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday, while Fletcher was being treated... more »
February 27, 2014 12:20 PM
An arrest warrant has been issued for a state employee busted for looking at child porn at work.
The Laurel County court confirms that they have issued an arrest warrant for Gordon Bowers after he didn't show up for a court appearance last Friday.
The state environmental scientist... more »
February 27, 2014 11:00 AM
FRANKFORT - A Franklin County man who previously admitted to downloading numerous images of child pornography was sentenced to 87 months in federal prison.
On Monday, U.S. District Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove sentenced 43-year-old Dennis Hodge for receipt of child pornography. Under federal law, Hodge must serve at least... more »
February 26, 2014 2:42 PM
Kentucky State Police have made an arrest on a cold case murder from March 2003 in Carlisle.
Shawn L. Fryman, 36, was arrested in connection to the murder of David Sadler, who was found dead inside his home from a single gunshot wound to the head on March 31,... more »
February 26, 2014 2:33 PM
Kentucky State Police say they have made an arrest in an arson investigation at a Nicholas County nursing home.
Michael A. Thomas, 30, was arrested in connection to a fire that was intentionally set at the Johnson-Mathers Nursing Home on Saturday.
He is charged with arson first degree.... more »
February 24, 2014 12:23 PM
The woman accused in connection to the murder of a Scott County school bus driver has been extradited to Kentucky.
Ciji Jefferson was being held at a Florida jail accused in the murder of Sue Jones in February of 2010.
Police say Jefferson put Nic Willinger up to... more »
February 24, 2014 10:01 AM
Two people have been taken in for questioning, including a suspected robber, after a bank robbery and a short chase in Lexington Monday morning.
The chase started after a bank robbery at the Central Bank on Richmond Road shortly after 9 a.m.
Police said two men fled the... more »
February 18, 2014 11:49 AM
Kentucky State Police say they found a woman wanted for custodial interference hiding in a dark mobile home with her two missing sons in Bowling Green early Tuesday.
KSP troopers say they went to a mobile home on Porter Pike after information that 42-year-old Rachel Lynn Madison-Stone could be... more »
February 12, 2014 12:40 PM
A convicted sex offender wanted in Minnesota was found at a homeless shelter in Lexington.
U.S. Marshals said David Charles Workman was arrested Monday at a Lexington homeless shelter under the name Mark Joseph Johnson.
Workman was wanted by authorities in Duluth, Minn., on three counts of possessing... more »
February 11, 2014 10:47 AM
Thee people were arrested after police found an active meth lab inside a Berea motel room.
Berea Police received a complaint about drug activity in a room at the Knight's Inn. Once inside, officers said they found an active methamphetamine lab, several items used to manufacture methamphetamine, five small... more »
February 7, 2014 3:09 PM
A Madison County woman has been arrested after police say she stole a credit card and used it to buy a TV and a laptop.
On Sunday, a man reported that his wallet had been stolen from his unlocked vehicle while it was parked in the 400 block of... more »
February 7, 2014 11:00 AM
Nicholasville Police have arrested a woman they say is responsible for two robberies at a Speedway gas station.
Police were called to the Speedway on North Main and Barnes Street shortly after 1:00 a.m. Friday where the physical description of the robber was similar to the description of a... more »
February 6, 2014 4:38 PM
A Madison County man was arrested for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.
Brian J. Smith, 26, of Berea, Ky., was arrested after a search warrant at his house on Wednesday led to the discovery of equipment used to facilitate... more »
February 6, 2014 3:20 PM
A man wanted in a kidnapping and rape investigation out of Lexington has been arrested.
Parico D. Coffey, 21, was arrested Thursday in Inkster, Michigan, by U.S. Marshals, Lexington Police said.
Coffey is accused of kidnapping a woman from the Speedway on Versailles Road in Lexington back in... more »
February 6, 2014 11:43 AM
All charges have been dropped without prejudice against a Jackson County judge-executive and a treasurer charged with corruption last month.
Judge-Executive William Smith, 73, and treasurer Beth Sallee, 33, were arrested on Jan. 14 charged with engaging in organized crime, tampering with public records, forgery, falsifying business records and... more »
February 4, 2014 3:06 PM
LOUISVILLE - A Campbellsville man who previously pled guilty to violating federal child exploitation laws was sentenced to 15 years in prison, followed by 15 years of supervised release Monday, officials said.
Michael William Bolter, 42, pleaded guilty to a two-count indictment on Nov. 15, 2013.
The indictment... more »
February 4, 2014 11:09 AM
A man was arrested early Tuesday morning after, deputies say, he broke into the home of a Laurel County fire chief.
Laurel County Fire Chief Rodney Gay called police around 5:00 a.m. Tuesday about a man who had broken into his home on Fariston Road, three miles south of... more »
January 27, 2014 11:43 AM
A Spencer County couple was arrested Friday on charges of sexually abusing two teenage girl.
Kentucky State Police said Laura Pike, 38, of Fisherville, Ky, and her boyfriend Brett Smith, 36, also of Fisherville, allegedly sexually abused Pike's daughter while living in Henry County.
Pike and Smith are... more »
January 24, 2014 11:21 AM
The murder case against a man accused of running from a deadly crash before a standoff with police has been sent to the Fayette County Grand Jury.
Florida native Keenan McLaughlin was charged on Jan. 16 with murder, assault and failure to render aid at the scene of an... more »
January 24, 2014 10:06 AM
A Georgetown physician was arrested Thursday for selling methamphetamine.
Dr. Robert B. Yost, 48, was arrested and charged with trafficking a controlled substance first degree, Kentucky State Police said, after police bought drugs from him and found some at his home.
The investigation stemmed from a complaint reported... more »
January 22, 2014 12:07 PM
Two people have been arrested after a child was found with a drunk man in a hotel room.
Gene Jones and Negia Pendleton are charged with endangering the welfare of a minor after their child was found with a man in a room at the Best Western in Whitley... more »
January 22, 2014 11:42 AM
A Lexington man has been arrested, accused of harming his own child.
31-year-old Donald Spangler was arrested and charged with second degree criminal abuse after, police say, he threw his five-year-old son down several times breaking the child's elbow. Spangler took the child to the hospital, but police got... more »
January 17, 2014 4:13 PM
A Bourbon County man has been arrested after an investigation of contraband being brought into the county's jail.
Officer Jimmy Billups, Jr., 45, of Paris, was arrested on charges related to the introduction of contraband material into the Bourbon County Regional Jail. The investigation stemmed from a November 2013... more »
January 17, 2014 3:05 PM
FRANKFORT- A Johnson County man has been arrested on multiple counts of possessing child pornography.
Kevin King, 22, was arrested Wednesday afternoon after a forensic exam on computers taken from his home discovered more than 3,000 images depicting the sexual exploitation of children.
King is charged with four... more »
January 17, 2014 1:26 PM
A Rockcastle County man was sent to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg Wednesday.
State Police were called to a home on Rogers Road around 2 p.m. Friday afternoon.
They say Josh Bell and Brandon Robinson got into an argument and Bell shot Robinson... more »
January 16, 2014 12:53 PM
Cheryl Vanstraten was one of the passengers on the connecting flight from Lexington to Detroit, in which a flight attendant was arrested for being drunk right before take off.
Vanstraten said she smelled alcohol on the plane, but thought it was one of the passengers, never thinking it was... more »
January 16, 2014 12:03 PM
A Knox County man was arrested after deputies found two indoor marijuana growing systems inside his home.
Knox County Sheriff's Deputies were responding to a theft complaint on Hancock Ave. in Corbin, when they came across a neighbor who, they say, smelled of marijuana.
During further investigation and... more »
January 16, 2014 11:53 AM
LOUISVILLE -A Louisville man who pleaded guilty to violating federal child exploitation laws was sentenced to 20 years in prison this week, followed by 12 years of supervised release.
Marvin D. Monk, 46, pleaded guilty to a two-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury on Oct. 2, 2012.... more »
January 15, 2014 3:13 PM
A Powell County man was arrested Friday after police say he thought he was on his way to meet a teenager for sex.
William S. Hall, 31, of Stanton, Ky., was arrested after an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. KSP began investigating the case after discovering a posting... more »
January 15, 2014 3:00 PM
LOUISVILLE - A Louisville man pleaded guilty in court Wednesday to robbing four Jefferson County banks during a two-week period.
Robert S. Manley, 47, admitted to using force, violence and intimidation when he robbed the four banks between Dec. 20-31 in 2012.
Manley is charged for taking $2,170... more »
January 15, 2014 11:49 AM
Five people have been arrested after troopers found a meth lab at a home on 11th Street in Carrollton, Ky., on Monday.
Troopers received information about a meth lab at the residence and were granted a search warrant for the property. During the search, they found the meth lab... more »
January 15, 2014 11:37 AM
WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) - A Florida sheriff says a retired Tampa police officer's praiseworthy career doesn't offset the severity of the charge that he shot and killed another man after an argument at a movie theater over texting.
Curtis Reeves, 71, is charged with second-degree murder in the... more »
January 15, 2014 10:51 AM
A 21-year-old Tennessee man was arrested Tuesday after the father of a teenager said the man was trying to take his daughter back to Tennessee with him.
The father of a 15-year-old told police a 21-year-old man was enroute from Tennessee to Warren County to meet his daughter and... more »
January 14, 2014 12:09 PM
Two Jackson County officials were arrested Tuesday on corruption charges
Judge-Executive William Smith, 73, and treasurer Beth Sallee, 33, were arrested Tuesday charged with engaging in organized crime, tampering with public records, forgery, falsifying business records and abuse of public trust of more than $100,000. A state audit last... more »
January 14, 2014 10:40 AM
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Police, working off a list of 168 suspects purportedly obtained through torture, are arresting dozens of gay men in Nigeria's northern Bauchi state, human rights activists said Tuesday.
A new law in Nigeria, dubbed the "Jail the Gays" bill, is encouraging the persecution of gays... more »
January 13, 2014 3:10 PM
Six people were arrested Friday afternoon after troopers found old meth labs in an apartment on McDowell Lane in Bedford, Ky.
Troopers received information that there was a meth lab at the apartment of Jeremy Garrett and were granted permission to search the home. During the search, troopers found... more »
January 13, 2014 10:40 AM
Three people were arrested after deputies discovered two first stage meth labs at a home in Johnson County Friday.
Johnson County Sheriff's Deputies were assisting the Kentucky Department of Probation and Parole with a home visit on Caudill Branch in Sitka, KY, when they found the two stage meth... more »
January 9, 2014 11:02 AM
A Manchester man has been arrested and charged after he left 54 disabled elderly people in a building he manages, for six hours without power during sub-zero temperatures.
Manchester Police Chief Chris Fultz said when dispatch initially called to see if there was a problem at the building on... more »
January 7, 2014 10:30 AM
GRAYSON, Ky. (AP) - A former Eastern Kentucky mayor has received a two-year sentence for trafficking in marijuana.
The Independent (http://bit.ly/1dNE5mZ) reports 56-year-old Danny Sparks, who was mayor of Olive Hill when he was arrested in 2012, was in court Monday to learn his fate.
His attorney, Robin... more »
January 6, 2014 11:42 AM
A man wanted in a Montgomery County robbery from back in June was arrested in Ohio.
Montgomery County deputies went to Cincinnati Sunday night to bring Glen Farrell after police there had arrested him on other charges and found out through database that he was also wanted in Kentucky.... more »
January 3, 2014 10:49 AM
Two suspects who fled on foot after a pursuit with troopers on Sunday have been identified and arrested.
Terrel Watters, 19, of Louisville, KY, was arrested in the morning hours of New Years day. A 16-year-old from Louisville was also arrested.
Both were identified after being arrested for... more »
January 2, 2014 4:08 PM
Additional charges have been filed against a Pike County man already arrested for his involvement in a New Year's morning assault that left one man dead and two others injured in Letcher County.
27-year-old Patrick Smith, of Marrowbone in Pike County, is now being charged with one count of... more »
January 2, 2014 11:34 AM
A Pulaski County man was arrested Thursday after an investigation into the criminal abuse of a two-year-old child.
Somerset Police said on Oct. 18 of last year, Robert J. Miller, 22, drove the unconscious child from downtown Somerset to Bob Evans where the child's mother was employed. 911 was... more »
January 1, 2014 5:53 PM
A man who has been wanted by Corbin Police since September 2012 for allegedly holding three people against their will at a hotel has turned himself in.
Corbin Police say Ricky Vaughn is one of two men who on Sept. 15, 2012, forced their way into a room at... more »
January 1, 2014 10:30 AM
A Whitley County woman was charged after her toddler went missing for at least an hour Tuesday afternoon.
The Whitley County Sheriff's Department said in a news release Wednesday that Stephanie Brock,28, told them her three-year-old daughter went missing while she was asleep.
The child was found within... more »
December 31, 2013 1:23 PM
A man has been arrested after two Madison County women told police they had been held against their will for hours.
Justin Kavanaugh faces several charges including kidnapping and attempted rape.
The women told police, they had been at a club in Lexington over the weekend when they... more »
December 31, 2013 11:51 AM
A Campbell County woman accused of using a fake funeral to steal money will go to trial in 2014.
Tara Harmon was accused of burglary and illegal use of a credit card.
Police say she went into a restaurant in November claiming to be raising money to bury... more »
December 31, 2013 10:37 AM
Bardstown Police say they found six pit bulls inside inside a van with no food or water Monday evening. They say the dogs were fighting among themselves and had chewed up part of the vehicles interior, and there was no sign that food or water had been left for them.... more »
December 30, 2013 1:41 PM
An out-of-state truck driver is accused of driving drunk and crashing a semi truck into a ditch in Laurel County this weekend.
Laurel County Sheriff's Deputies say they found 28-year-old Avtar Singh, of Wisconsin, drunk behind the wheel when they went to check on a semi that had ran... more »
December 30, 2013 1:33 PM
Investigators with the Division of Fire have made an arrest in connection with the fire that injured a Lexington firefighter.
The investigation determined that Charles Goldsberry was responsible for intentionally starting the fire at 519 East Second Street.
Goldsberry, 47, has been charged and arrested with one count... more »
December 27, 2013 2:56 PM
A western Kentucky woman eneded up getting arrested while visiting an inmate.
Madisonville Police arrested 36-year-old Stephanie Niswonger on multiple charges, after officials say she entered the Hopkins County jail to deliver medication to an inmate while on drugs.
Officers noticed she had slurred speech and dialated eyes.... more »
December 27, 2013 1:15 PM
Two people have been arrested, and one remains on the loose, after deputies found a meth lab at a family home in Warren County.
Warren County Sheriff's Deputies went to the home on Timberhill Avenue in Bowling Green around Thursday 2:00 p.m.after they received a call about a possible... more »
December 25, 2013 10:46 AM
Two people have been arrested in Jessamine County accused of attempted murder.
Kevin Willhoite and Genora Coldiron were arrested Tuesday evening, accused of shooting at a few people who were standing in a yard at a home on East Oak St. in Nicholasville.
Police say Willhoite and Coldiron... more »
December 23, 2013 4:51 PM
A man has been arrested on meth charges after a traffic stop in Boyle County.
Police say a K-9 found about two grams of crystal meth in James Wilson, Jr.'s car after a traffic stop on U.S. 127 in Junction City. Further investigation led deputies to Wilson's home, where... more »
December 23, 2013 12:11 PM
Lexington Police have arrested a man who tried to rob two gas stations Sunday night.
Police say Jeremiah Burgun, 24, walked into a Marathon gas station on Russell Cave Road around 10 p.m. Sunday night with a note demanding "money now." When the clerk didn't comply, Burgun left and... more »
December 23, 2013 11:58 AM
Danville Police have arrested a man in connection to a Boyle County robbery from last week.
21-year-old Cameron Cloyd has been arrested and charged with robbery and burglary first degree.
A victim told police he gave two men a ride to the Shakerpoint Apartments and wen inside with... more »
December 23, 2013 11:02 AM
Kentucky State Police have arrested two people from Grayson, KY, after the airing of a reality television episode in which, police say, they were seen engaging in trafficking and possession of controlled substances, and placing juveniles in unsafe situations.
Cortney J. Howard, 26, and David Robert Nickell, 33 were... more »
December 20, 2013 10:56 AM
Lexington Police have charged a man they say is responsible for a robbery at a store on New Circle Road back in early November.
Police say 36-years-old Billy Joe Johnson was charged Thursday for the robbery of the Check Into Cash at 1555 E. New Circle Road on Nov.... more »
December 19, 2013 3:28 PM
A Williamsburg man has been arrested, accused of stealing $9,000 worth of items from a home Claiborne County.
Police found Jeffrey L. Gray, 51, at a home on Croley Bend Road, where they found $5-8,000 worth of jewelry and $400 in cash.
A firearm that was stolen from... more »
December 19, 2013 12:26 PM
A Louisville teenager has been arrested after taking a joy ride on a motorized cart at a grocery store.
Police say 19-year-old Anthony Wedding told an officer an employee at Kroger gave him permission to drive the cart home. Store officials say that's not the case, and Wedding actually... more »
December 19, 2013 12:04 PM
The Pulaski county teen accused of making threats against Southwestern High School has been released on house arrest.
The 15-year-old will have to undergo a psychological evaluation, wear an ankle monitor and follow strict rules, including no cell phone or social media.
The teen was arrested Monday when... more »
December 19, 2013 10:36 AM
Four people were arrested Wednesday night after troopers found drugs, several stolen items cash at a home where a child was living.
Troopers served a search warrant at the home of Daniel McFarland on Harley Lane in Bedford, Ky, after a tip that large amounts of drugs and stolen... more »
December 18, 2013 5:49 PM
Two Spencer County grandparents have been arrested after threats to kill multiple people.
Investigators say after Richard and April Lotts lost custody of their grandchildren, Richard planned to go on a killing rampage shooting all involved, including the judge, attorney, case workers, and possibly the foster parents.
Police... more »
December 18, 2013 12:47 PM
A Lincoln County man accused of raping a 92-year-old woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday for the assault and several other charges.
Back in June , an elderly woman was robbed, raped and beaten in her apartment in Stanford.
Police said at the time they had a person of... more »
December 17, 2013 1:17 PM
Two men were arrested Monday after police say they stole thousands of dollars worth of copper wire from telephone poles.
32-year-old Buster Wooten of Hazard, and 31-year-old Wesley Collins of Blackey were arrested Monday morning around 2:30 a.m. after a Powell County Deputy found tools in a pickup truck... more »
December 16, 2013 3:29 PM
The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Somerset teen accused of making threats against a Pulaski County school.
Investigators say a student at Southwestern High School received threatening text messages on Monday, suggesting a fellow student was planning to detonate fire bombs and shoot up the school. The... more »
December 16, 2013 10:51 AM
Police have arrested a woman they say abandoned her diabetic teenage daughter for seven days in a home with no running water and not enough food.
Officers responded to a complaint at the Garrard County home on Dec. 10, and a 15-year-old answered and told police Joyce Sands had... more »
December 13, 2013 7:26 PM
A Tennessee man has been charged with robbing two Kentucky banks.
Eugene Earl Gentry is accused of robbing a bank in Adair County in Oct. 2012, and another in Taylor County in October of this year.
Prosecutors say Gentry carjacked a bank employee in the first robbery attempt.... more »
December 13, 2013 7:12 PM
Three men from Detroit were charged with drug crimes at a Lexington motel Friday morning, minutes before they were supposed to go to court for allegedly selling pills in October.
Lexington police executed a search warrant at the Motel 6 on Elkhorn Road, off Winchester Road, about 10 a.m.... more »
December 10, 2013 4:50 PM
Morgan County Judge Executive Tim Conley was released from custody Tuesday after he pleaded not guilty to federal fraud, theft and conspiracy charges in U.S. District Court.
However, Magistrate Judge Robert Wier set strict conditions in exchange for the elected official's freedom. Conley will be confined to house arrest... more »
December 6, 2013 9:46 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Six people tested for possible radiation exposure have been released from hospital but remain under detention as suspects in the theft of a truck carrying highly radioactive cobalt-60, officials said Friday.
Of the detained men, ages 16 to 38, only the 16-year-old showed signs of... more »
December 4, 2013 10:26 PM
Two arrests have been made in connection with a string of robberies at fast food restaurants.
Thomas "Eddie" Davidson and Kevin Boyd face multiple counts of first degree robbery from incidents that happened between Oct. 23 and Nov. 30 around the Louisville metro area. Their arrest reports show the... more »
December 2, 2013 9:09 PM
Two Lincoln County men have been arrested Monday night accused of breaking into a police cruiser and stealing items from inside.
The two men are accused of breaking into an undercover Kentucky State Police detective's car, stealing a gun and breaking a laptop about a month ago. 22-year-old Gerald... more »
December 1, 2013 10:51 AM
A man was arrested in Laurel County that was wanted for an assault on a female Saturday night.
Laurel County Sheriffs say they have been looking for the man that had had assaulted a female on Feltner Steer Road in north eastern Laurel County on October 14th.
On... more »
November 27, 2013 2:35 PM
Lexington Police made an arrest Wednesday afternoon after a domestic dispute and accident.
Lexington Police say the incident began at 1845 Rittenhouse Court where Police say the suspect and victim live together.
The victim barricaded herself in a room, when Police say the suspect tried to get in... more »
November 25, 2013 9:34 PM
A husband and wife in Louisville are accused of teaming up to steal thousands of dollars in merchandise from a department store where the man worked.
Police say Lucien Desselle and his wife Lindsay Desselle stole about $40,000 in merchandise from Dillard's.
An arrest report states Lucien was... more »
November 21, 2013 7:19 PM
State police have arrested a Harlan County man in connection to a murder investigation.
George W. Rigney was arrested Thursday in connection to the death of Jennifer Goddard who was found dead Wednesday in the Ages community of Harlan County.
Rigney is charged with murder and tampering with... more »
November 21, 2013 6:37 PM
LOUISVILLE (AP) - A teenager has been charged with starting a house fire that killed her grandparents, a relative said Thursday, leaving the grieving family to wonder what events led to the tragedy. Kentucky State Police said only that a juvenile, whom they didn't identify, was in custody facing two... more »