April 18, 2014 11:50 AM
University of Kentucky Police have arrested a third suspect in the attempted car fire at Commonwealth Stadium parking lot on campus Wednesday night.
Jennings Kleeman, 18, has been charged with second degree arson.
On Thursday night, police arrested Cullen Gallaher, 18, and Ian Baughman, 19, and charged them... more »
April 18, 2014 11:07 AM
A Lincoln County jury found two brothers guilty of several sexual offenses involving minors after an investigation by the Kentucky State Police.
James M. Robinson, 41, of McKinney was sentenced to life plus 220 years, the maximum sentence, following the three day jury trial.
His brother, Timothy Robinson,... more »
April 16, 2014 10:22 AM
Three people were arrested early Wednesday morning at a motel in London after deputies found a child sleeping in a room with drugs laying around.
Deputies were called to a motel in London around 4:45 a.m. on reports of drugs being used in one of the rooms. Deputies say... more »
April 15, 2014 3:18 PM
The Whitley County Sheriff Department has arrested 18 people in connection to a drug round up operation in the county. • Christen Sutton, age 33, of Alsile Road, Williamsburg, charged with trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree. • Matthew Croley, age 24, of Cowbell Ave., Williamsburg, charged with trafficking in a... more »
April 15, 2014 11:55 AM
Two Lewis County men are behind bars and another person has been indicted, accused in the 2013 death of a woman.
Court documents reveal John Glispie, 36, and Brian Clark, 26, both of Garrison, were indicted by a grand jury and taken into custody last week in connection to... more »
April 15, 2014 9:08 AM
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) - A Kentucky man is in custody in connection with the shooting death of an Arizona woman more than 25 years ago. Pinal County Sheriff's officials say 52-year-old Joseph Terrigino is being held on suspicion of one count of felony second-degree murder without premeditation. The body of... more »
April 15, 2014 8:37 AM
The woman arrested after crashing her car into a utility pole knocking out power to a Lexington neighborhood early Tuesday morning has been identified.
Police say the woman was driving along Idlewild Court near East Loudon when she lost control, went onto the median, hit a tree and then... more »
April 11, 2014 10:57 AM
A Bengals player accused of waving a gun at a driver while traveling on Interstate 75 in a road rage incident has entered a not guilty plea.
Orson Charles, 23, pleaded not guilty in court Friday morning to charges of wanton endangerment first degree.
Charles was arreste d... more »
April 10, 2014 3:17 PM
A Bourbon County man has been arrested after a brief standoff with police at an apartment complex in Millersburg.
Sheriff deputies say when caretakers with a Comprehensive Care agency arrived at Greg Alexander's home at Millersburg Square Apartments for a routine visit, he showed three knives and threatened them.... more »
April 10, 2014 2:57 PM
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina man whose daughter prosecutes violent crimes was rescued by an elite FBI team after he was kidnapped and terrorized for five days in what authorities described as an act of retaliation involving the Bloods street gang. Five people were arrested following a... more »
April 10, 2014 11:06 AM
A Louisville man who pleaded guilty to a deadly drunk driving accident in 2009 is facing another DUI charge.
Cody File was arrested Wednesday night in Shelby County.
File was out on shock probation after completing eight months of a 14-year sentence in the drunk driving crash that... more »
April 9, 2014 5:02 PM
Do a web search on patron saints and you'll find lots of them. But it was news to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office that there is one for drug dealers. "It's supposed to keep them safe and wealthy," said Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton.
Jesus Malverde is his name,... more »
April 9, 2014 11:04 AM
A man is dead and another arrested after a deadly shooting in Floyd County Tuesday afternoon.
Kentucky State Police responded to a shooting complaint in the Bypro community of Floyd County around 3 p.m. Tuesday, where they say they found a man with gunshot wounds.
43-year-old Rodney Mullins... more »
April 8, 2014 12:24 PM
State Street has become the hot spot for post-game mayhem over the past few weeks. And that is where the greatest number of arrests, fires and injuries were reported again Monday night.
While the crowds on State Street were considerably smaller Monday night than after the Final Four game... more »
April 8, 2014 11:36 AM
A Franklin County couple is behind bars after they were found under the influence of narcotics in a running car with an infant in the backseat.
Franklin County Sheriff's deputies arrested Paul Rearden, 28, and Christie Rearden, 27, Monday afternoon after finding them under the influence of oxycodone inside... more »
April 7, 2014 11:46 AM
An Estill County man was arrested last week in Whitley County while on his way to a drug deal, officials said.
Whitley County Sheriff Deputies received a call Friday around 3:30 p.m. about a reckless driver on I-75. Deputies caught up with that vehicle at exit 25 in Corbin.... more »
April 4, 2014 10:43 AM
A man was arrested after he robbed a woman whom he was giving a ride to, police said.
George Wagers, 24, of Manchester was arrested shortly after the alleged robbery occurred Thursday afternoon.
Police say the victim said she got a ride from Wagers on Belles Fork Road... more »
April 3, 2014 3:35 PM
Police say two men arrested after allegedly stealing from a gas station ATM in Lawrenceburg could be connected to several ATM thefts in five states.
According to court documents, police arrested Johnathan Hall and Kevin Sheehan on March 18 after a theft at the Redi Mart gas station in... more »
April 3, 2014 10:30 AM
Eastern Kentucky University Police say they have arrested a second suspect in connection to an on-campus robbery from Sunday night.
David Emmanuel, 20, an EKU football player and undeclared major from Dade City, Fla., has been arrested in connection with the armed robbery at Clay Hall.
Emmanuel is... more »
April 2, 2014 10:21 AM
Eastern Kentucky University Police have arrested a man in connection to an armed robbery on campus Sunday.
Zain Gilmore, 19, a former Colonels football player and finance major at EKU from Tampa, Fla., was arrested Wednesday in connection with the armed robbery at Clay Hall.
Gilmore is listed... more »
April 1, 2014 6:19 PM
Richmond Police have arrested a man they say is responsible for several robberies in the city over the span of two months.
Additional charges have been filed against Anthony Ray, 35, after police say he is the man who robbed several Richmond businesses from December 2013 to January 2014.... more »
April 1, 2014 1:35 PM
A Lexington man has been arrested, accused of impersonating an officer online.
Police arrested 28-year-old Raynel Lamar White after discovering he used a police officer and a sheriff's officer's pictures and information on a social media site and asked for sexual favors under the fake accounts.
Police say... more »
April 1, 2014 12:28 PM
A Maryland man has been arrested after trying to keep improper contact with a Madison County minor.
Andrew Parrish, 22, of Manchester, MD, was charged for several offenses relating to improper contact with an underage female after police say he lied about his age online, tried to lure a... more »
April 1, 2014 11:51 AM
Richmond Police arrested and charged a man in connection to an apartment robbery from February.
Mark Thompson, 30, was arrested at his home on Monday and charged with robbery first degree in connection to a violent robbery at an apartment in Richmond on Feb. 21.
Police say a... more »
April 1, 2014 10:01 AM
A Bengals player was arrested in Madison County Monday after he allegedly waved a gun at a driver while traveling on Interstate 75.
Orson Charles, 23, was arrested shortly before 9 p.m. Monday after police say he pointed a gun several times at another driver on I-75 South.
... more »
March 27, 2014 10:48 AM
Lexington Police have arrested an Ohio murder suspect Thursday morning.
Officials say Phillip Coleman, III was arrested in Lexington Thursday around 9:30 a.m. at a Greyhound bus station.
Coleman is accused of shooting and killing 24-year-old Deandrew Jackson, who was found dead March 21 in Hamilton, a city... more »
March 26, 2014 11:52 AM
12 people were arrested in an early morning drug round up in Pendleton County Wednesday.
The roundup was the result of a lengthy investigation by State Police and the Pendleton County Sheriff's Office. Indictments in the investigation were issued by the Pendleton County Grand Jury on March 12.... more »
March 25, 2014 12:28 PM
Police have made an arrest in a Winchester hotel robbery over the weekend.
Police believe Joel Otis is the man who robbed the Hampton Inn Sunday Morning. Officials say he came into the lobby and asked for a room, and then pulled out a gun and demanded cash. Otis... more »
March 24, 2014 12:55 PM
Four people, including two employees and the director of a Richmond daycare, were arrested on drug charges after police found 58 packs of heroin in their homes.
Police and deputies searched homes on Richmond's North Cross Point Thursday finding 58 packs of heroin in folded lottery tickets.
Jermaine... more »
March 24, 2014 12:04 PM
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police say a former eastern Kentucky sheriff's deputy is facing charges involving drugs, sex and misconduct.
The police post in Ashland says Matthew Morrison was arrested on charges that stem from his time as a deputy with the Carter County Sheriff's Office.
... more »
March 21, 2014 2:32 PM
Lexington police have arrested a man for an assault at the Transit Center in downtown Lexington. 23-year-old Kavion Thomas has been charged with fourth degree assault.
A BCTC student told police he was waiting for a bus on Jan. 27 when Thomas punched him several times, causing cuts and... more »
March 19, 2014 11:42 AM
A Lexington man wanted in a stabbing that happened Tuesday morning turned himself in to police about 24 hours after the incident.
41-year-old Edward Pointer, accused of stabbing the father of girlfriend's son, walked into a US Marine recruiting station on Mt. Tabor Road Wednesday morning and asked the... more »
March 19, 2014 10:59 AM
Lexington Police have charged several people in connection to various vehicle thefts in the area.
Several suspects were identified Monday related to the theft of vehicles in Lexington-Fayette County, police said. Several of the cars were stolen from pizza delivery drivers , but the majority were stolen form residents... more »
March 14, 2014 4:43 PM
Lexington Police announced Friday more than a dozen arrests were made in connection with an overwhelming number of leads involving the distribution and sharing of child pornography.
It has been six weeks since Lexington police formed the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. In that time, investigators say they've... more »
March 14, 2014 2:59 PM
A Richmond man was arrested and charged in connection to several stolen checks in the area.
Brian K. Johnson, 33, was arrested Wednesday after he stole and forged 17 checks in the past two months, according to police.
Officers say they arrested Johnson Wednesday as he was attempting... more »
March 14, 2014 11:19 AM
FRANKFORT (AP) - Former University of Kentucky basketball star Richie Farmer wants to delay his report date to federal prison by a week.
Farmer's attorney asked a federal judge to bump the reporting date until March 25. He's currently due to report March 18 to the federal prison in... more »
March 14, 2014 10:42 AM
A Florida man was arrested in Kentucky while driving a tractor-trailer full of computers that had been reported stolen in Indiana.
Eduardo Hernandez, 50, of Hialeah, Fla., was arrested after Kentucky State Police stopped him on Interstate 75 in northern Kentucky driving a tractor-trailer carrying Hewlett Packard computer equipment... more »
March 14, 2014 6:36 AM
Kentucky State Police have arrested three people in connection with rock throwing incidents along a Nicholas County highway.
The Nicholas County sheriff says his office received several tips after LEX 18 aired a story about people throwing rocks at trucks along a stretch of US-68. Deputies say truckers have... more »
March 13, 2014 4:49 PM
A woman has been arrested after she almost ran her car into a Lexington home Thursday morning.
Police say Shavanna Faulkner hit a light pole then crashed her car into a home's front yard around 5:30 a.m. on Cooper Dr. near Chinoe.
The car then burst into flames.... more »
March 13, 2014 4:17 PM
A Laurel County man accused of cutting off his ankle bracelet and running off was arrested early Thursday morning in southern Leslie County.
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says James Bowling, 45, of Lily had been on house arrest in Laurel County when he cut off his ankle bracelet... more »
March 13, 2014 1:06 PM
A man is behind bars after officials in Louisville say he sexually abused an 11-year-old girl for years.
Police say William Wallis admitted to the crime after they found photos and videos on his computer.
They say he paid the girl each time he would capture her on... more »
March 12, 2014 5:20 PM
The man charged in a 2010 Lexington murder was found guilty by a jury Wednesday afternoon.
A jury found Terrence Sims guilty of murder in the shooting death of 33-year-old Steven Kanavaugh, who was shot and killed in June of 2010.
Sims was caught for the crime three... more »
March 11, 2014 11:45 AM
A woman who was out of jail on bond awaiting a murder trial for her alleged role in a deadly DUI crash, has crashed under the influence again, according to officials.
The Clark County Sheriff's Office says Holly Britz crashed under the influence on March 6 on Irvine Road.... more »
March 11, 2014 10:34 AM
A teen was arrested Monday after he got caught driving a vehicle that had been reported stolen.
The Jessamine County Sheriff's Office says a deputy spotted the 2006 Toyota Sequoia that had been reported stolen in Nicholasville, traveling on KY 169 near US 68 Monday evening around 8 p.m.... more »
March 10, 2014 5:25 PM
A Rockcastle County man is in jail accused of feeding diaper rash cream to a baby.
Police say Justin Burkhart fed the 3-month-old girl diaper rash cream with his fingers last month at a home on Tyree Street in Brodhead. According to court documents, Burkhart had a $10,000 bond... more »
March 10, 2014 1:23 PM
The Wayne County deputy sergeant arrested last week had more charges filed against him in his first appearance in court Monday.
Danny Guffey was originally charged with fourth degree assault, stemming from a fight with his wife, where she claimed he hit her. Additional charges of two counts of... more »
March 10, 2014 1:06 PM
A student at Shelby County High School was arrested Friday morning after, police say, the teen pulled a knife and threatened another student in a classroom.
The schools' superintendent tells LEX 18 the student, who is younger than 16, faces "felony-level charges."
No one was hurt.
Parents... more »
March 10, 2014 12:40 PM
The Franklin County woman serving a 20-year sentence after admitting to accidentally shooting an elderly woman in the head has asked for shock probation.
According to the State Journal, 38-year-old Mona Lisa Maupin shot at her neighbors' trailer in September of 2012 hitting a woman in the head.
... more »
March 10, 2014 11:25 AM
A teen was arrested Sunday night after allegedly stabbing a man in Boone County.
It happened on Old Stephenson Mill Road in the Walton Community.
18-year-old Austin Coyle has been charged with assault after allegedly stabbing 36-year-old Dino Herald several times.
Herald was flown to a Cincinnati... more »
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 »