The Richmond Register


  • 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.

    June 28, 2014

  • 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.

    June 27, 2014

  • 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.

    June 27, 2014

  • 6-26 Justin A. Richardson.jpg 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

    June 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 6-25 Wickersham.jpg Ex-prosecutor’s felony charge reduced, then dismissed

    On June 10, a charge of first-degree wanton endangerment, a Class D felony, against a former Assistant Madison County Attorney was reduced and then dismissed in Madison District Court.

    June 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Teen gets animal cruelty, marijuana-possession citation

    Cameron M. Hunter, 18, of Oak Street, was charged Thursday with animal cruelty and several other offenses, including marijuana possession, according to a Richmond police report.

    June 24, 2014

  • 6-25 Jaron Cunningham.jpg Paroled Detroit man charged with heroin trafficking

    A Detroit man already wanted for parole violation was charged Monday with trafficking in heroin after Richmond police stopped him for a traffic offense.

    June 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police: Man struck girlfriend with car

    A Richmond man who allegedly struck his girlfriend with a car Thursday could be facing a first-degree wanton endangerment charge.
    Richmond Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Francis Street at 5:25 a.m., after receiving a report that a woman had been struck by a vehicle.

    June 21, 2014

  • Second man charged in robbery that led to chase

    A second man has been charged in the armed robbery that occurred early Tuesday at a Red House Road car wash and led to a car chase.
    Aaron Folden, 26, was charged with first-degree complicity to robbery after he was identified as a second man involved after being interviewed by investigators, according to Richmond Police Chief Larry Brock.

    June 20, 2014

  • Third Street Tavern bartender given marijuana citation

    Officers of the Richmond Bike Patrol on Tuesday cited a bartender at the Third Street Tavern for possession of marijuana and permitting controlled substance use at a licensed establishment.
    Jeremy Wright was not detained after the citation was issued, according to a police department news release Thursday.

    An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported the owner was cited. Nick Slone, who identified himself as the owner, said Wright was a bartender for the establishment.

    June 19, 2014