The Richmond Register

Crime

August 20, 2013

Man charged after drugs found in tree stump

BEREA —

Berea police arrested a man and charged him with first-degree drug possession after finding him in the woods near Slate Lick Road, according to a BPD news release.

Early Kirby, 57, of Berea was arrested after police were in the area Thursday looking for a man wanted on an outstanding warrant.

Officer found three men in the woods and noticed one of them was leaning on a hollowed-out tree, according to the report.

Inside the tree, the officers reported finding a bag containing four oxycodone tablets. Kirby was then charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance.

Sunday• Officers were called to Dairy Queen in reference to a theft. The victim reported that his medication was stolen from his vehicle while he was inside the business.

Aug. 13

• Officers were called to Barnes Lane in reference to a theft. The victim reported that several items were stolen from inside his vehicle the day before. Estimated loss is $4,450.

Misdemeanor arrestsFrom Thursday to Tuesday, Berea police arrested the following on misdemeanor charges: one person for alcohol intoxication in public place, two people for operating a motor vehicle under the influence (first offense); three people for public intoxication; one person for criminal trespass; one person for operating a motor vehicle under the influence (first offense), second-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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