RPD serves warrant in theft of seven trailers
Richmond police charged Michael T. Workman, 23, Kristen Drive, on Friday in connection with the theft of seven trailers within the city limits.
Workman originally had been arrested by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office for similar offenses in the county. The RPD follow-up investigation established that Workman had stolen seven trailers in the city between May and June, and he had sold or otherwise transferred the items to other parties, according to the report
The investigating detective obtained a warrant Thursday for Workman’s arrest, charging him with seven counts of theft by unlawful taking (more than $500). The thefts were:
• Trailer valued at $1,000 reported stolen May 29 from Lexington Road Church of God.
• Trailer valued at $1,600 reported stolen June 5 from 400 block of Summit Street.
• Trailer valued at $1,500 reported stolen June 5 from 200 block of Patsy Drive.
• Trailer valued at $700 reported stolen June 19 from 400 block of Midland Drive.
• Trailer valued at $1,000 reported stolen June 20 from 100 block of Primrose Circle.
• Trailer valued at $2,385 reported stolen July 29 from the lot of HM Ross, 1700 E. Main St. on May 28 or May 29.
• Trailer valued at $1,000 reported stolen Aug. 5 from Grand Campus at Yorick Place construction site (Barnes Mill and Lancaster Avenue).
All but two of the trailers were recovered.
The warrant was served on Workman at the Madison County Detention Center where he was incarcerated on the previous charges from the sheriff’s department.
Woman charged with bail-jumping
Police arrested Katrina S. Johnson, 27, no permanent address, on Saturday on a charge of failing to appear in court following her indictment on criminal charges.
Johnson was indicted by a Madison County Grand Jury on May 22 on five counts of second-criminal possession of a forged instrument.
She failed to appear in Madison Circuit Court on June 6 for arraignment on the charges. A warrant was issued for her arrest, charging her with first-degree bail jumping.
An RPD patrol officer encountered Johnson at 10:53 p.m. Saturday on East Main Street and found her to be intoxicated, according to the report. Johnson was taken into custody and served with the warrant.
Anyone with information about these cases is asked to call the Richmond Police Department at 623-1162.
Sarah Hogsed can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 624-6694.