Communications between Marcum, Singleton established
After a two-hour delay Friday morning, the prosecution in Christina Marcum’s murder trial resumed its case about 11 a.m. by playing a recorded conversation between Marcum and Jason Singleton.
He has already pleaded guilty to complicity in the 2011 murder of his wife, Angela Frazier Singleton, and is serving a 30-year sentence.
Searches reveal suspected heroin trafficking in two Richmond homes
Berea police officers and Madison County sheriff’s deputies arrested four people Thursday on drug trafficking charges after a large amount of heroin were found in two Richmond homes.
Christopher Mullins, 21; Jermaine Twilley, 42; and Jermaine Benning, 24; all were charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Jennifer Mullins, a resident of one of the homes in the 4000 block of North Cross Point Court, and Christopher Mullins also were charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance, according to a report from the Berea Police Department.
Burglaries, thefts reported to RPD
• A representative of Main Street Storage, 455 E. Main St., reported that the locks had been cut from 11 storage units during the night. Entry was gained to the grounds by cutting a hold through a rear chain link fence. The only items missing were two unknown brand, nonfunctioning televisions, taken from one of the storage units. Estimated loss: $200.
McKee man charged in January burglary
A McKee man already jailed in Laurel County has been charged in a January burglary in Madison County.
Register apologizes for headline error
In Friday’s front-page story about a murder case arraignment in Madison Circuit Court, the headline incorrectly listed the victim’s name as the defendant.
Rice pleads not guilty to murder
Jeremy D. Rice, accused of striking and killing his girlfriend’s brother with a vehicle, appeared Thursday in Madison Circuit Court and pleaded not guilty to murder.
Testimonies in murder case raise tensions
Witnesses took the stand Monday evening and Tuesday to give evidence in the Christina Marcum murder trial.
Family members, law enforcement officials and more testified about Marcum and Angela Frazier Singleton, the woman she is accused of killing in 2011, and Jason Singleton, a former boyfriend who was married to Frazier Singleton.
Sheriff’s office audits shows no problems
Three audits of the former Sheriff Jerry Combs’ office revealed no instances of noncompliance or problems over internal financial reporting controls, according to the state auditor’s office.
Excessive-force case settled prior to trial
The civil trial of a former sheriff’s deputy sued for alleged excessive force during a teenager’s arrest ended last week minutes before jury selection began.
Man charged with assaulting officer, indecent exposure
A Tyner man was charged with indecent exposure and assaulting a police officer Saturday following a shoplifting incident at Meijer.
Kevin J. Coldiron, 39, also was charged with second-degree robbery, first-degree criminal trespassing, second-degree disorderly conduct and public intoxication.
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