The Richmond Register

October 14, 2013

Two charged with assault at Jungle bar

Register Staff Report

RICHMOND — Richmond police on Sunday charged William H. Isaacs, 25, of Big Hill Avenue, with second-degree assault, a felony, in connection with a Saturday evening incident.

According to an RPD news release, at 9:29 p.m. officers were dispatched to the Jungle bar on Heath Street off Big Hill Avenue to investigate a reported assault.

Upon arrival, the officers learned that Isaacs had struck the victim in the face with brass knuckles. A female acquaintance of the victim attempted to intervene, but was struck in the face by Jack Isaacs, 59, who was with William Isaacs. Both suspects had fled the scene before officers arrived, the police report stated.

The Isaacs were interviewed at the police station Sunday, after which William was charged with second-degree assault and Jack was charged with two counts of fourth-degree assault, a misdemeanor.

William was additionally charged with possession of marijuana, which officers found on his person, according to the report.

Both men were lodged in the Madison County Detention Center, but were released later the same day, according to the jail’s online records.

Man charged with two counts of burglary

Eddie Harrison, 43, of Richmond, was charged Thursday with two counts of second-degree burglary.

According to the release, a resident of Spurlin Mobile Home Park reported Sept. 13 that her residence had been unlawfully entered and a 32-inch Emerson LCD television and unknown brand DVD player had been stolen.

Officers later identified Harrison as a suspect in the case and a warrant for his arrest on charges of second-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking under $500 was issued Sept. 26.

In a separate incident Sept. 16, police responded to a burglary in progress in the 200 block of Evansdale Avenue. Ashley D. Lamb, 26, and Bradley S. Lamb, 24, were charged in connection with the incident, but officers later discovered Harrison had been acting as a lookout for the Lambs and had fled the scene when police arrived, the police report stated.

A second warrant charging him with complicity to second-degree burglary was issued Sept. 20.

Harrison was located on South Maple Street and was taken into custody on the two warrants. He was lodged in the detention center, where he remained Monday evening, according to the jail’s online records.

Woman Charged with passing forged checks

Sherry James, 34, of the Country Hearth Inn, was charged Sunday with second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

According to the police report, a resident in the 200 block of North Madison Avenue reported two transactions on his bank account looked suspicious. The resident obtained copies of the checks and found they had been cashed by James at Monty’s Liquors on Spirit Drive for the amounts of $145 and $160.

The victim reported to officers that James was one of two people who had helped him move recently, and the checks might have been stolen at that time. Officers later discovered that James had passed a third check at Monty’s for $150.

The release stated James was interviewed at the police station, after which she was charged and released.

Richmond thefts


• At approximately 3 a.m., a resident in the 400 block of Barnes Mill Road reported hearing a loud noise to the rear of his residence. Upon entering the basement, the resident noticed the glass had been broken out of his door. He then saw an intruder, described as being 5 feet, 8 inches tall and of husky build, enter through the door. The resident yelled at the intruder, prompting him to run away. Officers’ attempts to locate the suspect in the area were unsuccessful.


• A resident in the 2000 block of Ty Court reported his vehicle had been unlawfully entered during the overnight hours of Oct. 5 and stereo equipment had been stolen. There were no signs of forced entry. Reported missing: Two Dual 12-inch subwoofers in a custom fiberglass box with bright blue lights in the top, a dual amplifier and two Pioneer 6-inch by 9-inch speakers. Estimated loss: $475.


• A resident in the 600 block of Powderhorn Drive reported her home had been broken into during the daytime hours and a number of items had been stolen. Entry was gained by removing an air conditioner from a bedroom window. Reported missing: A black Taurus .22 caliber pistol in a black holster, about 50 collectible knives, about $90 cash and a lockbox. Estimated loss: $3995.

• A resident in the 100 block of Buckwood Drive reported a black Craftsman 12-amp leaf blower, model 358.748240, with a light-colored bag had been stolen from a locked outbuilding during the overnight hours. The padlock to the building was reported missing. Estimated loss: $250.


• A Richmond Centre maintenance worker reported several tools had been stolen from his work cart while he was working on the roof of s business in the morning. Reported missing: A Dewalt cordless drill, model DCD780, 20-volt, a Dewalt cordless reciprocating saw, model DCS381, 20-volt and a Dewalt 80-piece drill and driving kit. Estimated loss: $436.53.

Oct. 7

• A complainant reported several items had been stolen from his unlocked vehicle somewhere in the vicinity of University Plaza. Reported missing: A Garmin GPS unit, a wallet containing personal identification documents and three bottles of prescription medications. Estimated loss: $123.

Anyone with information regarding the above listed cases is asked to contact the Richmond police at 623-1162.