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Crime

September 20, 2012

Berea police track down stolen boat and trailer

BEREA — Two Berea men were charged in connection with the theft of a boat and trailer Monday after police say they received a tip about the stolen property’s location.

Chad Gabbard, 28, and Jeremy Miller, 32, both were charged with receiving stolen property (over $10,000).

Gabbard additionally was charged with theft by unlawful taking (over $10,000) when he admitted to taking the property, the BPD reported in a news release.

Officers received a tip Monday about the location of the boat and trailer, which had been reported stolen Sunday, the release stated.

The police found the trailer and boat motor on Lake Street and obtained a description of the suspect and the vehicle reported to have been used in the crime, according to the release.

After locating the trailer, officers found the suspect vehicle traveling on Prospect Street and conducted a traffic stop, the release stated.

Officers determined that the boat had been taken to a scrap yard and were able to retrieve it, the BPD reported.

Gabbard and Miller were taken to the Madison County Detention Center.

High-speed chase ends in arrest

A Mount Vernon man attempted to flee Sept. 11 from Berea police, but he was eventually stopped with no one being injured, according to the BPD.

Joshua Lopez, 31, was charged with reckless driving and fleeing/evading police.

Plain-clothes detectives saw a speeding vehicle on Interstate 75 that was weaving in and out of traffic, according to the news release.

The vehicle left the interstate at Exit 77, and when detectives got out of their vehicle and identified themselves, Lopez took off, the release stated.

Lopez was finally stopped and taken into custody on KY 595.

Several people charged with drug offenses

Berea police made several drug arrests last week.

On Sept. 13, officers were called to Walmart after receiving a report about suspicious activity in the parking lot, according to a news release.

James Young, 35, and Donnie Marcum, 53, were charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance after police reported finding meth on both men as well as Sudafed, lithium batteries and aluminum foil in the men’s vehicle.

One of the men also had several kinds of pills and $366, the report stated.

On Friday, a traffic stop on Mary Street resulted in the driver, 27-year-old John Pence, and passenger, 28-year-old Amanda Pence, being charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance.

Berea police reported finding Oxycodone pills on both Pences, who are from Richmond, after they consented to a search, the release stated.

Amanda Pence also was charged with third-degree possession of a controlled substance when police found a Xanax on her, according to the report.

On Saturday, a traffic stop on Morning View led to one of the vehicle’s occupants being charged on an outstanding arrest warrant.

Officers obtained consent to search the vehicle and reported finding a small bag of methamphetamine in the driver, Justin Woods, 24, of Berea.

Woods was charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance.

Misdemeanor charges

From Sept. 13 to Monday, Berea police charged two people with alcohol intoxication, one person with public intoxication, two people with disorderly conduct, one person with first-degree driving under the influence of alcohol following a non-injury collision on Interstate 75, and one person with third-degree criminal trespassing.

Sarah Hogsed can be reached at shogsed@richmondregister.com or 624-6694.

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