The Richmond Register

Breaking News

Local News

July 2, 2010

Police search for a missing couple

RICHMOND — Family members and Richmond police are searching for a Richmond couple who has been missing for several days.

Sonsaray “Sonsi” Lashelle Warford, and Charles D. “Chew” Walker, both 30, were last seen Tuesday morning, according to police. Warford’s family filed a missing person’s report with the Richmond Police Depart-ment Tuesday afternoon.

Warford is a black female, 5 feet 6 inches, approximately 170 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair.

Walker is the boyfriend of Warford and they resided together, according to the police report. Walker is a black male,  5 feet 7 inches, 185 pounds, brown eyes, shaved head, with two gold teeth.

His family filed a missing person’s report Thursday that claimed he had not been seen since Monday.

“Calls to (Warford’s) cellular telephone have gone unanswered and none of her friends or associates have had contact with her,” said Richmond Police Chief Larry Brock. “When relatives checked her residence on Tuesday, they discovered that her vehicle was missing, yet the lights were on inside her apartment and her purse, cellular telephone and a puppy were inside.”

Warford’s children are ages 10 and 8, both of whom are staying with her grandparents.

“We just wanted to get this information out there so somebody can help us find her,” said Gregory Todd, Warford’s father. “Her kids are having a hard time.”

Todd was driving down Irvine Street earlier this week and saw some people Warford’s age who may have known her.

They reported seeing her driving her gold, 1999 Chrysler 300M along the Eastern Bypass early on Tuesday. The car has a Kentucky license plate number 027-FVB.

Todd said the disappearance of his daughter is especially unusual based on the frequent contact she usually has with her mother.

“Her mom is really upset,” Todd said. “She usually talks to her seven or eight times a day.”

Warford formerly was employed by local nursing homes and loved working with the elderly, he said.

Warford’s family has no clues as to why she would have left town.

“I just don’t know,” he said. “We have no idea. We’re just really stressed out and hurt. We just miss her and really want her back.”

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Warford and Walker, or anyone who may have seen the couple prior to their disappearance, should call the Richmond Police Department at 623-1162 or 624-4776.

Ronica Shannon can be reached at rshannon@richmondregister.com or 624-6608.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • 8-2 EKU gift.jpg Dizney gift lets EKU begin $15 stadium addition

    Eastern Kentucky University athletics has received its largest-ever single gift.

    President Michael Benson announced Friday that Donald R. and Irene Dizney, of Ocala, Fla., have committed a lead cash gift toward a $15 million multi-purpose facility to replace the grandstands on the east side of Roy Kidd Stadium.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • 8-1 St. Mark door.jpg Arabic letter N painted on church door

    Throughout its history the Roman Catholic Church has been associated with Latin language and lettering, so passersby on West Main Street were surprised Thursday to see a strange symbol emblazoned on the church’s door.
    Some were even more surprised to learn it was an Arabic character.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fire damages Southern Hills building

    A building in the Southern Hills shopping center at the corner of Commercial Drive and Gibson Bay Drive was damaged by a Thursday afternoon fire.
    Contractors had been working to update the vacant building but were probably not the cause of the fire that began in the bathroom, Richmond Fire Chief Buzzy Campbell said after the fire was extinguished.

    August 1, 2014

  • 8-1 demo derby 1.jpg Demolition derby at the county fair

    The emcee, firefighters and paramedics race to help the driver of an over-turned car in Wednesday night’s Madison County Fair demolition derby. The driver was unhurt and the vehicle was quickly righted.

    August 1, 2014 3 Photos

  • 8-1 fair pageants 3.jpg Royalty crowned at Madison County Fair

      

    August 1, 2014 3 Photos

  • 8-1 Bees 2.jpg Bee-ing in the know

    Bee lovers were buzzing around Eastern Kentucky University this week for the Eastern Apicultural Society’s 2014 conference.
    Hobbyists, scientists and apiarists traveled from as far as Canada, France and New Zealand, as well as many states, to spend the week exploring numerous aspects of bees.

    July 31, 2014 8 Photos

  • 8-1 Tanya R. Horn.jpg Store employee charged with taking $10,000

    Tanya R. Horn, 33, of Darlene Court, pilfered $10,196 in cash from Posh Tots on Meridian Way over the course of two years, according to a Richmond Police report.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-30 Candids 1.jpg Madison County Fair paid admissions total 10,000 by Tuesday

    Approximately 10,000 people had purchased tickets to the Madison County Fair by Tuesday evening, Billy Tudor, fair board president said Wednesday morning.
    The count does not include Sunday’s Family Fun Day, which offered free admission, Tudor said.

    July 31, 2014 10 Photos

  • 7-31 Pageant Toddler Girl Winners.jpg Babies, toddlers crowned at Madison County Fair

      

    July 31, 2014 4 Photos

  • Airport getting $600,000 in federal funds

    On July 14, Gov. Steve Beshear announced the Madison Airport and the Eastern Kentucky University aviation program would be receiving $1.1 million for expanded and improved facilities.
    On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, R-Sixth District, announced the airport also would benefit from $600,000 in Federal Aviation Administration funds.

    July 31, 2014