Armed robber takes narcotics from Richmond Drug
A middle-age white man with a handgun walked into Richmond Drug, 1071 Berea Road, around 5 p.m. Wednesday and demanded all of the store’s Percocet and methodone pills.
Richmond police were dispatch at 5:13 p.m., according to RPD Chief Larry Brock.
Closing arguments in Marcum trial begin Thursday morning
After calling only one witness, the defense rested Wednesday afternoon in the trial of Christina Marcum, and closing arguments were scheduled to begin Thursday morning.
Singleton’s confession in murder case read for court
The sound of tears slowly overtook the audience at Christina Marcum’s trial Tuesday as Detective Brian Reeder read aloud Jason Singleton’s statement of guilt in the 2011 murder of his wife, Angela Frazier Singleton.
Batteries reported stolen from car lot
The owner of East Main Auto Sales reported Monday that batteries had been stolen from seven vehicles on his lot overnight. Three other batteries belonging to him also were stolen from vehicles at Bedliners on South Estill Avenue, the Richmond police report stated. Estimated loss is $1,200.
Witness says Marcum threatened to kill
Mariah Smith took the witness stand Tuesday afternoon to tell the jury in the trial of Christina Marcum about an April 2011 incident.
Smith, who described herself as a former friend of Marcum’s, said she had known the defendant since she was 12 and always had a good relationship with her. For most of their lives, Marcum was “like a sister,” she testified.
However, that began to change after murder victim Angela Frazier Singleton went missing Jan. 16, 2011.
Woman charged with felony wanton endangerment following wreck
A woman was charged Friday with felony wanton endangerment and driving under the influence (second offense) following a motor vehicle collision on Richmond Road in Berea.
Minor accident leads to drug-trafficking arrest
A North Carolina man was charged with trafficking cocaine after Richmond police responded Sunday to a minor traffic accident on East Main Street.
Calvin S. Brooks, 28, also was charged with tampering with physical evidence and first-degree promoting contraband.
Defense asks why Singleton’s brother not charged
The cross-examination of Kentucky State Police Detective Brian Reeder continued Monday afternoon as the trial of Christina Marcum, charged with complicity to murder, tampering with a crime scene and hindering an investigation, resumed.
Woman charged with heroin trafficking owns Richmond daycare
One of the four people charged Thursday with trafficking heroin owns a Commercial Drive daycare in Richmond, according to the secretary of state’s website.
RPD: Man attempts to pass stolen check at bank
A Richmond man has been charged with trying to pass checks that had been stolen during the recent burglary of a Mount Rushmore Drive home.
Jeremiah J. Bailey, 31, of Danielle Court faces charges of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and receiving stolen property (under $500).
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