Man faces drug charges
An attempt to hide from police in his closet proved unsuccessful for an 18-year-old Richmond man.
Paul W. Roden, of Woods Trail, was charged Thursday with first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
An officer went to Roden’s home at 8:20 p.m. to serve an arrest warrant on a charge of failure to appear, according to an RPD news release. While at the residence, the officer “gained access” to the home and found Roden hiding in a closet, the release stated.
Police searched the area and found a small amount of marijuana, 12 syringes, a bent metal spoon and several other items containing suspected drug residue.
Woman arrested at hospital
A woman who was being treated at Baptist Health in Richmond was arrested and charged Saturday with several drug offenses.
Jeana Kelley, 44, of Concord Road was charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance, two counts of third-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
An officer was sent to the hospital at 3:30 a.m. to investigated a drug complaint, according to an RPD report. When the officer arrived, contact was made with Kelley.
The officer searched Kelley’s coat and reported finding four oxycodone pills, nine hydrocodone pills, 3.5 diazepam pills, a small amount of marijuana and a small clear bottle with suspected drug residue inside.
After being cleared by the hospital, Kelley was arrested and taken to the Madison County Detention Center.
Police recover some items in home burglary
Police have arrested a woman in connection with the theft of several items from a South Killarney Lane home, including clothing, pots and pans and children’s toys.
Minnie McIntosh-Lamb, 40, of Elliston Road, was charged Friday with receiving stolen property after she was involved in a traffic accident on Brown Drive, according to the RPD.
She was taken to the Madison County Detention Center on a charge of driving on a suspended license, after which the officer investigating the burglary pressed the additional charges.
A resident in the 100 block of South Killarney Lane reported Jan. 27 that her apartment had been unlawfully entered, and items worth a total of $1,964 were taken. Those items were an assortment of women’s clothing, a set of pots and pans, numerous children’s toys and numerous household goods (glasses, towels, lamps, etc.).
The follow-up investigation found McIntosh-Lamb had been in possession of some of the items after burglary reports, and she had transferred them to a third party, the RPD stated.
Some of the items, worth a total of $899, were recovered.