The Richmond Register

October 22, 2013

Police: Attempted candy, honey bun theft led to assault on store owner

By Sarah Hogsed
Register News Writer

RICHMOND — A couple was charged with robbery Sunday after a store manager said the woman assaulted him after trying to steal candy and honey buns.

Jenny D. Rogg, 26, of Florence, and Paul H. Mays, 35, Richmond, were both charged with first-degree robbery. Rogg also was charged with third-degree terroristic threatening.

In addition, Hays had an outstanding probation and parole warrant.

Richmond police responded to Northgate Shell after receiving a call about an assault, according to a news release. The officers met with the store owner who said he confronted two people who had come in his store and tried to take candy and honey buns without paying for them.

The woman struck the owner in the nose with her fist, and also threatened his life and family, he told the police.

The owner suffered a cut and bruising to his nose, according to the release.

Rogg and Mays were found a short time later, arrested and taken to the Madison County Detention Center, according to the RPD.

Man charged with fraudulent use of credit card

Police arrested a Richmond man Oct. 15 in connection with the unlawful use of a credit card.

Bobby L. Hatfield, 24, was charged with two counts of fraudulent use of a credit card and theft/receipt of a stolen debit card.

The victim told police there were two transactions on her bank statement from Oct. 15 that she did not make, one for $22.52 and $25.05. Both transactions were made at the East Main CVS, according to the RPD.

Counterfeit $50 passed at Hardee’s

Richmond Police were called Sunday to Hardee’s on South Keeneland Drive in reference a counterfeit $50. The manager found the bill while counting down the registers. The manager was unable to provide a time when the bill was passed.  

Thefts & burglaries


• Police responded to the 200 block of North Second Street in reference to a burglary. The victim in this case stated that someone had taken several items from a storage building sometime over the previous couple of days. Items taken included a kerosene forced air heater, a 10-foot adjustable ladder and a blue Sawzall. Estimated loss: $900.

• Police investigated a wallet theft complaint. The victim stated her wallet was stolen from her vehicle while it was parked on Hackney Street some time the night before. The wallet was a red trifold with a five-point star on the front with a missing button. Estimated loss: $20.

• Richmond police were called to investigate a stolen-vehicle complaint. The victim stated that she parked her 2012 Black Kia Rio (Ohio license plate FON1234) at the end of Woods Trail Court the night before. When she returned the following morning, the vehicle was gone. Estimated loss: $12,000.


• Police responded to the Cracker Barrel parking lot in reference to a theft from a vehicle. The victim stated when she returned to her vehicle, someone had smashed in her passenger window and stolen her purse and its contents. The inside of the door frame also was damaged during the theft.  Estimated loss and damage to the vehicle: $1,440.

• Richmond police responded to the 300 block of Mount Rushmore Drive in reference to a stolen truck. The victim stated that his black 1999 Chevrolet Silverado (KY 269-GVY) with a cowl induction hood was stolen some time during the night. The victim stated his truck was in excellent condition with a new coat of black paint, chrome wheels and chrome mirrors. Estimated value of the truck: $7,000.

Oct. 15

• Police were dispatched to the 3000 block of Silver Charm Court in reference to a stolen ring. The victim stated she believed the ring was taken from her residence some time over the past couple of months. The ring is described as a platinum ring with a two band, princess-cut diamond. The victim did not report any signs of forced entry. Estimated value of the ring: $7,500.

• Police responded to the 400 block of Jason Drive in reference to a stolen bicycle. The caller stated that her son’s black-and-white bike with rear pegs, white skulls on the seat and no handle grips had been stolen from outside their apartment the day before. The caller did not know the make or model of the bicycle. Estimated loss: $110.

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