The Richmond Register


April 25, 2014

Cooler worth $3,500 stolen from hotel

RICHMOND — A Richmond hotel has reported the theft of a soft-drink cooler worth $3,500.

A representative of Quality Quarters, North Killarney Lane, told police Tuesday that a refrigerated Pepsi cooler with sliding glass doors was stolen from the hotel’s parking lot.

Two coolers that were not being used were being stored outside in the parking lot, according to a police report.

The complainant reported seeing a brown, full-size extended cab pickup truck fleeing from the area in the early afternoon with one of the coolers in its bed. The vehicle was occupied by two men.

Man charged with cocaine possession

A Kristin Drive man was charged with cocaine possession after a traffic stop Monday.

James E. Robinson, 55, was driving a vehicle that was stopped at 9:43 p.m. by a Richmond officer on East Main Street, according to an RPD report.

The officer reported that Robinson was intoxicated and took him into custody. A small amount of cocaine was found in his vehicle, the report stated.

Robinson was charged with driving under the influence and first-degree possession of a controlled substance.

Thefts & burglaries


• A resident of Spurlin motor home park reported that several items were stolen from her unlocked vehicle during the night. Reported missing were: a black Axe tool bag containing various hand tools; a red Maglite flashlight; a Garmin GPS unit with charger; and a set of Carhartt coveralls. Estimated loss: $979.


• A resident in the 700 block of Marietha Drive reported that a black and orange Huffy 20-inch boy’s bicycle was stolen from the rear of his home during the morning. Estimated loss: $90.


• A resident in the 300 block of Spangler Drive reported that his apartment was unlawfully entered during the previous day and several items were stolen. There were no signs of forced entry. Reported missing were: a pair of size 12 brown Polo boots; several Polo jeans, shirts and hats; a pair of black Sony speakers; a Microsoft Works software CD; and Amime animation software, versions 8 & 9. Estimated loss: $2,615.

• A representative of Petro Service Inc., Irvine Road, reported that a company truck was broken into during the night and several tools were stolen. Entry was gained by breaking a rear passenger door window. Reported stolen were: a square tool bag with cloth handle; 25 various Kobalt screwdrivers; Klein electrical pliers; a Kobalt claw hammer; a Kobalt adjustable wrench; two wrench sets; three channel lock pliers; needle nose pliers; and vise grips. Estimated loss: $300.

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    Tanya R. Horn, 33, of Darlene Court, pilfered $10,196 in cash from Posh Tots on Meridian Way over the course of two years, according to a Richmond Police report.

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  • 7-30 Samantha Frederick.jpg RPD: Heroin sales lead to trafficking indictment

    Executing a warrant issued after Samantha Frederick, 29, Northgate Drive, was indicted July 16 by a Madison County grand jury, Richmond Police arrested her Monday on drug trafficking charges.

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  • 7-29 Robert Abney.jpg RPD: Bottle bomb injures man, damages neighbor’s home

    Richmond Police on Friday charged Robert Abney, 30, of Moberly Avenue, in connection with a May 30 explosion that injured Abney and damaged a neighbor’s home.
    Officers were dispatched May 30 to a residence in the 500 block of Moberly Avenue to investigate the report of an explosion.
    They found the remains of a plastic bottle bomb near a residence adjoining Moberly’s, according to an RPD news release. A wall of the occupied home was smoldering and grass was burned in the area, it added.

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  • Jailed woman charged with heroin trafficking

    A Richmond woman already jailed on another charge was served with a drug trafficking warrant Thursday.

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  • 7-25 William Gilbert.jpg Four arrested on meth charges at Berea motel

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    July 24, 2014 5 Photos

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    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

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    When Richmond Police went to Cody Shelton’s Kristin Drive apartment at 9:44 p.m. Wednesday to arrest him on a parole-violation charge, they said he attempted to elude them by hiding in the attic crawl space.

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  • Man indicted in Manhattan Club shooting

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    July 17, 2014

  • 7-18 Aaron Tate.jpg Local burglary suspect found in Texas border town

    A man wanted in Madison County on burglary and criminal mischief charges since March was arrested July 11 by the U.S. Marshal Service in Brownsville, Texas, on the Mexican board.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mother pleads guilty to allowing child rape

    Deanna Lawson, charged with 20 counts of complicity in the rape and sodomy of a minor, pleaded guilty in Madison Circuit Court on Wednesday.
    Between October 2011 and September 2012, Eric Kelley had sexual relations with Lawson’s two daughters, according to court documents.
    She was charged with complicity after police said they learned Lawson knew of the crimes but didn’t try to stop them or alert authorities.

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