Man facing drug charges indicted in jail assault
A Michigan man in the Madison County Detention Center facing kidnapping and drug-trafficking charges was indicted last week in the assault of another inmate.
Erroll Johnson, 24, also has a warrant out of Detroit on charges of assault with intent to murder, discharging a firearm in or at a building, and a felony weapons violation.
UPDATED: Sheriff’s office investigates Berea death
Madison Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a Berea woman early Friday morning.
Three Detroit men charged with heroin-trafficking
Three Detroit men were arrested and charged with trafficking heroin Thursday at a Heathcliff Drive home. One was on probation in a previous drug case, according to Richmond police.
Man charged with assault after domestic disturbance
Richmond police Friday charged Henry K. Chodakowski, 52, of Wayne Drive, with second-degree assault after responding to a domestic disturbance in which a woman was injured from a fall.
RPD: Woman used dead relative’s identity to get prescription
Richmond police Saturday charged a Green’s Crossing Road woman with forging a signature to obtain a deceased relative’s prescription drug.
According to the report, 32-year-old Amy M. Fuson was charged with identity theft, theft of a controlled substance and third-degree forgery after she used the identity of a relative who died 10 days earlier to pick up the relative’s prescription for alprazolam Feb. 11. The prescription for 75 pills was obtained from CVS Pharmacy, 255 E. Main St., the report stated.
Keeneland wire fraud, money laundering case rescheduled
The trial for a former Keeneland Association employee accused of stealing $780,000 from the racetrack’s ATMs has been pushed back until summer.
Larry Wilson of Richmond is charged in federal court on 12 counts related to wire fraud, filing false tax returns and money laundering.
Two charged with drug possession
Two people were arrested recently in Berea on felony drug possession charges.
Officers attempting to serve an arrest warrant Sunday in the 200 block of Golden Head Drive encountered Jeromy Powell, 40, of Oak Grove inside the home, according to the report.
Murder trial rescheduled in Singleton case
The trial for the oldest pending murder case in Madison County courts has been pushed back but is still expected to be tried in March.
UPDATED: Three charged with assaulting referee at YMCA
Three people were arrested this weekend and charged with assaulting a sports official after an altercation during a youth basketball game at the Telford YMCA in Richmond.
'Killer heroin' causing fatal overdoses in East
On an icy night last month, a man entered a grocery store here, walked past the displays of cake mix and paper towels, and went into the bathroom, where he injected himself with heroin.
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