The Richmond Register

Crime

June 7, 2014

Man stabbed multiple times with pocket knife

Two charged with heroin trafficking

RICHMOND — Richmond Police responded to an altercation early Friday morning on Wellington Court in which a man was stabbed nine times with a pocket knife.

Paris Charles, 23, was charged with first-degree assault in connection with the incident. He was taken to the Madison County Detention Center where he remained Friday evening, according to the jail’s online records.

Charles and the victim had been with a group of friends at a downtown bar and returned to the residence to play music. The two men got into a physical altercation that led to the stabbing, the police report stated.

The victim was transported to the UK Medical Center for treatment and was in stable condition as of Friday afternoon, police said.

Heroin arrest

A covert investigation by the Richmond Police Narcotics Unit that included the purchase of heroin from members a Richmond family on six occasions led to the arrest of two people Thursday, according to RPD Chief Larry Brock.

Between October and December, police purchased heroin from Donald Gross, 25, and Kala Gross, 22, the police report stated. They officers also purchased marijuana from them during that period, it added.

Both were taken into custody and jailed without incident.

Donald Gross was charged with two counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and trafficking in marijuana.

Kala Gross was charged with four counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance.

Both remained in the detention center Friday afternoon, according to the jail’s online records.

Hine Motel resident charged

Members of the Richmond Police Bike Patrol cited a woman for marijuana trafficking Thursday night after investigating a complaint of drug trafficking at the Hines Motel, according to a police report.

Officers met with Betty Ellis, 49, at her motel room and recovered 54 marijuana cigarettes, a grinder and rolling papers, the report stated.

She was cited for trafficking in marijuana (less than eight ounces) and possession of drug paraphernalia and released.

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

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