The Richmond Register

Local News

April 1, 2013

$20,000 in belongings are stolen from Hill Street home

Richmond crime



Richmond man charged with fleeing police

A man’s flight from police through downtown Richmond ended with his arrest Friday evening.

Darrell Walker, 41, Riva Ridge Road, was charged with second-degree fleeing and evading police and possession of marijuana.

Officers reported seeing Walker on foot in the 500 block of West Main Street and knew there were warrants for his arrest.

When the officers approached him, he fled on foot. He was subsequently found near Tates Creek Road and Sunset Avenue, and he was taken into custody.

Walker had a small amount of marijuana on him when he was arrested, according to the RPD.

A Pulaski County indictment warrant was served on Walker on a felony charge of flagrant nonsupport. He also had a warrant out of Madison District Court for failure to appear.

Cell phone reported stolen while owner at local park

A complainant reported Saturday that her white Samsung Galaxy S2, worth $500, had been stolen while she was at Irvine-McDowell Park on Lancaster Avenue during the mid-day hours.

• A resident in the 200 block of North Madison Avenue reported Friday that her unlocked vehicle was unlawfully entered during the night. Missing items were a white Aeropostle bag, a childcare textbook and a black ASUS laptop computer. Estimated loss is $670.

• A resident in the 400 block of Oak Street reported Thursday that two rings, worth $10,000, had been stolen from her home during the night of March 8. There were several visitors to the residence on that date, according to the RPD.

The missing items are a ladies’ 14K yellow gold engagement ring with a round, one-carat diamond setting surrounded by smaller princess-cut diamonds, size 6.75; and a ladies’ 14K yellow gold anniversary ring with five small, round diamonds totaling two carats in the setting, size 7.

• A complainant reported March 25 that several items had been stolen from his vehicle while it was parked at the Strauss Family Clinic on St. George Street during the afternoon. There were no signs of forced entry, according to the RPD.

The missing items, worth a total of $3,145, are a Ka-Bar Wart Hog fixed-blade knife; a 16-inch ASP; a Garmin Nuvi 1350 LMT GPS unit; a backpack containing clothing; $800 in cash; two LED flashlights; a black iPod Nano, 8GB; a bottle of Abercrombie cologne; a pair of Oakley sun glasses; a Kenwood stereo CD remote; numerous CDs; and two bottles of prescription medication.

• A resident in the 1000 block of Blackwell Court reported March 22 that a teal-colored Tool Source box full of tools had been stolen from his vehicle some time during the previous three days. The estimated loss is $300.

Anyone with information about these cases is asked to call the Richmond Police Department at 623-1162.

Text Only
Local News
  • 7-26 Stockyards 2.jpg Cattle farmers enjoying ‛perfect storm’

    Demand is up, and cattle are selling for record prices.

    At the same time, corn prices are down and fuel prices have stabilized.

    That adds up to a “perfect storm” for Kentucky cattle farmers, said Gary Kelly of Paint Lick as he ate lunch Friday with his brother Jimmy at the restaurant across from the Blue Grass Stockyards.

    July 26, 2014 5 Photos

  • 7-26 Fire Practice Structure 1.jpg Fire training tower going up

    A new training tower for the Richmond Fire Department is rising on Four Mile Road.

    Construction began Thursday on the four-story, steel-framed structure.

    July 26, 2014 4 Photos

  • Pavement work to restrict I-75 in Rockcastle County

    Beginning Sunday until about the end of November, Interstate 75 in Rockcastle County will be reduced to one lane in each direction between mile points 58 and 66 for pavement work.

    July 26, 2014

  • Jailed woman charged with heroin trafficking

    A Richmond woman already jailed on another charge was served with a drug trafficking warrant Thursday.

    July 26, 2014

  • County’s jobless rate improves

    Madison County’s unemployment rate for June, 6.5 percent, was a full percentage point lower than a year earlier and 0.2 points lower than in May.

    July 24, 2014

  • 7-25 Camp Invention 1.jpg Young inventors turn trash to treasure

    The first day of Camp Invention began with a room full of objects ready to be recycled, Sarah Shaffer, director of the camp said Thursday.

    July 24, 2014 6 Photos

  • 7-25 William Gilbert.jpg Four arrested on meth charges at Berea motel

    Berea Police arrested four people Wednesday at the Knights Inn on Chestnut Street, including a man they said tried to conceal a meth lab on his person.

    July 24, 2014 5 Photos

  • Fridays, Saturdays added to depot’s detonation calendar

    The Blue Grass Army Depot is adjusting its weekly schedule for detonating obsolete and unserviceable conventional explosives because of a higher-than-normal number of delays this season.

    July 24, 2014

  • County, cities asked to ban indoor smoking

    The Madison County Health Board voted 9-1 Wednesday to ask the county’s three local governing bodies to ban smoking in indoor public places.

    July 24, 2014

  • 7-24 4-H Entries 1.jpg 4-H exhibits are family affair for the Houstons

    Five children from the same family were the first to bring their 4-H exhibits Wednesday to the Madison County Fairgrounds.

    July 24, 2014 5 Photos

AP Video
Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Palestinians and Israeli Soldiers Clash Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kerry: No Deal Yet on 7-Day Gaza Truce Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Gaza Residents Mourn Dead Amid Airstrikes Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp Cumberbatch Brings 'Penguins' to Comic-Con Raw: Air Algerie Crash Site in Mali Power to Be Restored After Wash. Wildfire Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

What county fair attraction do you like most?

Amusement rides
Beauty pageants
Flora Hall craft exhibits
Horse shows
Livestock, poultry shows
Truck, tractor pulls
Mud, dirt races
Gospel sing
I like them all
     View Results