Police: Two flee on foot after vehicle chase
Two people, who Richmond Police said fled on foot Monday after failing to yield to an officer attempting to make a traffic stop, were charged with several offenses.
Police: Woman left children in car for 30 minutes
A Berea woman is facing a first-degree wanton endangerment charge after police say she left her children in a car for 30 minutes while she was inside a store.
Fake credit cards used for $1,426 in transactions
Richmond Police are searching for two women who used fraudulent credit cards for $1,426 in transactions at the Children’s Place and Rue 21 in Richmond Centre.
An officer was dispatched 7:30 p.m. Saturday to Rue 21 to investigate, according to a news release from Richmond Police.
One of the women bought two $200 gift cards, and the other bought one $200 gift card and two dresses, both with credit cards, a store employee told police.
Post 7 issues almost 1,500 citations in June
During the month of June, troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 7 in Richmond issued 1,486 citations and made 210 criminal arrests.
Detectives and troopers also investigated 1,128 complaints, opened 82 criminal cases, and made 210 criminal arrests.
Troopers arrested 29 people on charges of driving under the influence and investigated 57 traffic collisions.
Driver charged with drug possession after traffic stop
Berea Police arrested a man on drug charges after they reported finding a two types of pills in his possession after a June 24 traffic stop.
After stopping a car driven by Tyler Dehorty, 22, on Brenwood Drive for a minor traffic violation, police obtained consent to search the vehicle, the report stated.
Man arraigned in murder of Somerset attorney
The man accused of shooting and killing a well-known Somerset attorney made his first court appearance Monday.
Police investigating double murder on Valley Street
Two long-time residents of Valley Street, Karen Simpson, 46, and Avery Evans, 42, were found murdered in their home Friday night.
A relative discovered their bodies and immediately called police at 9:15 p.m., according to Richmond Assistant Police Chief Bob Mott.
Local police usually get warrants before searching cell phones
A Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that prohibits police from searching a cell phone without getting a warrant won’t change the way Richmond and Berea police conduct investigations.
Both municipal police departments were already obtaining warrants when they can’t get permission to search cell phones, officials said.
UPDATED: Somerset attorney shot dead
Standing in the middle of the street, a Somerset man shot and killed a prominent local defense attorney Friday morning, according to police.
Mark Stanziano, 57, died from multiple gunshot wounds, allegedly fired by Clinton D. Inabnitt, 40, of Somerset.
Third man charged in car-wash robbery
Richmond Police have charged a third man in connection with an early morning June 17 robbery that led to a car chase and injury crash.
Also, the amount of money taken from the victim at a Red House Road car wash was two and a half times the amount contained in earlier police news releases
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