A man returning home from a shopping trip was robbed at gunpoint, according to a Richmond police news release.
A resident in the 900 block of Villa Drive reported Wednesday that he was about to enter his home around 3:30 p.m. when he was approached by another man, according to the release.
The man pointed a gun at the victim and demanded his wallet. The victim handed the robber $75, and the man ran away, the release stated. Police officers checked the area but were unable to find the culprit.
The robber was described as a white man, 5 feet, 11 inches to 6 feet tall, with unshaven brown hair. He was wearing a gray hoodie and coveralls.
Man charged with drug offenses
following incident at Kroger
An Irvine man was arrested Friday on drug charges following a shoplifting incident at Kroger, according to an RPD news release.
Jason A. Nukolls, 34, was charged with theft by unlawful taking (under $500), third-degree possession of a controlled substance and first-degree promoting contraband.
An officer was sent at 3:41 p.m. to Kroger to investigate a shoplifting complaint, the release stated.
Employees had detained Nuckolls, alleging he had shoplifted $53.46 in merchandise.
After Nuckolls was arrested and taken to the Madison County Detention Center, a plastic tube was found on him that contained 13 alprazolam pills, resulting in the felony promoting contraband charge.
Lawn mower, propane tanks, air condition units reported stolen
A representative of Hillcrest Rentals reported Friday that an orange, 2004 Kubota zero-turn riding lawn mower had been stolen from the 1200 block of Miller Drive some time during the prior two weeks. The lawn mower is worth $4,900.
• An employee of Hardy’s BP, 2169 Lexington Road, reported Nov. 27 that six propane tanks worth a total of $300 were stolen from a storage container outside the business during the night. Entry was gained by cutting the lock from the storage container, according to the RPD.
• A maintenance worker for an apartment building in the 100 block of Alycia Drive reported Nov. 27 that Goodman external air conditioning units for two apartments had been stolen. The units are worth a total of $5,600.
Antique ice box worth
thousands stolen from home
A resident in the 300 block of Hill Street reported Nov. 26 that his home had been broken into some time during the prior week and an antique oak ice box worth $6,000 was stolen. Entry was gained through a side door, according to the RPD.
Anyone with information about these cases is asked to call the Richmond Police Department at 623-1162.
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Thefts, burglaries reported in Berea
Berea police are investigating these crimes reported from Nov. 26 through Sunday.
Man charged with damaging apartment
A man who was allowed to stay at a Woods Trail apartment by a relative was charged Saturday with first-degree criminal mischief.
KSP to conduct traffic checkpoints throughout service region
Troopers from the Kentucky State Police post in Richmond will be conducting traffic checkpoints at 51 areas in Madison County throughout December.
Richmond KSP post arrests 264 in November
The Kentucky State Police Post 7 on Monday released a report summing up its activity for the month of November.
RPD: Man assaults woman, hides in her attic
A woman suffered injuries to her neck after a man broke into her home Sunday, choked her, threatened her with a knife and chased her into the street, according to a Richmond police report.
He later hid in her attic, and the RPD had to summon its emergency response unit to remove him from the home.
Mother charged after children found in room with dead man
An Ohio woman faces felony charges after police discovered her boyfriend dead from a suspected drug overdose in the same room as her children.
Two charged with stealing three TVs from Walmart
Two Turpin Drive men were arrested on theft charges early Saturday morning after Walmart employees told Richmond police they had stolen three televisions
Officers were dispatched to Walmart about 3:37 a.m., in response to a report that two men had fled the store with three televisions and were traveling toward Boggs Lane in a green Jeep.
Man indicted on attempted murder charge
A Richmond man is facing a plethora of charges, including attempted murder, in connection with three incidents in Madison County.
A Madison grand jury indicted Stewart Mitchell Ballew, 21, in three cases spanning a year and a half.
Man charged with burglary, violating restraining order
A North Madison Avenue man was charged Saturday with second-degree burglary and violation of a domestic violence order in connection with an early November incident.
Richmond police charged Jeanbaptiste N. Alexis, 29, after his former girlfriend reported he forced his way into her residence Nov. 4, refused to leave and then passed out. Alexis had been issued a domestic violence restraining order in October, the report stated. After Alexis passed out, the former girlfriend reported she left the apartment.
According to the report, he continued to violate the protective order by texting and calling the victim until she reported the offense to the police.
Former jail employee indicted on contraband, drug charges
A Madison grand jury has indicted a former jail kitchen employee on charges of trafficking drugs to inmates.
The charges against Donna S. Hunter include first-degree promoting contraband, second-degree promoting contraband and controlled substance not in original container (clonazepam).
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