The Richmond Register

Crime

October 21, 2013

Police: Woman found unconscious at Lake Reba Park with needle in arm

RICHMOND — A Richmond woman was arrested on drug charges Friday after police say she was discovered inside a vehicle at Lake Reba Park with a needle in her arm.

Tina Sue Ruark, 28, refused medical treatment and was transported to the Richmond police station, according to an RPD news release.

At the police station, Ruark attempted to conceal approximately 3 grams of heroin in her pants, according to the news release.

Officers reported finding various items of paraphernalia, including syringes, inside her vehicle at the park.

Ruark was charged with possession of a controlled substance (heroin), tampering with physical evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia and public intoxication. She was taken to the Madison County Detention Center from which she release Saturday, according to the jail’s online records.

Man reports assault on Keystone Drive

Police were called Friday to the 200 block of Aqueduct Drive to investigate an assault that had just occurred.

The victim said two men wearing red bandanas assaulted him while he was walking east on Keystone Drive.

At least one of the assailants was armed with a black semiautomatic pistol. The victim suffered a large laceration on his head and a badly bruised hand and was transported by Madison County EMS to Baptist Health-Richmond where he was treated.

The victim stated he believed they were the same men with whom he had argued days earlier at a bar.  

Northgate Shell station burglarized

Richmond police responded to a burglary complaint Saturday at the Shell station on Northgate Drive.  Officers discovered the front door glass broken out and the contents of the store’s ATM machine were taken. Nothing else appeared to have been taken.

Anyone with information about these cases is asked to call the Richmond Police Department at 623-1162.

 

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