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June 25, 2013

Two charged with holding woman against her will

After officers hear scream inside apartment

RICHMOND — Before Richmond police knocked on an apartment door Thursday morning to investigate a disturbance, they heard a woman inside scream.

No one responded to the knock, and officers then forced entry into the apartment on North Keeneland Drive, according to a police department news release.

Inside, they encountered Nina M. Shaw, 21, of Grayson, and Curtis Jarrell, 22, of North Keeneland Drive, who were both charged with first-degree unlawful imprisonment of a woman who told police she was being held against her will.

The officers determined that Shaw was preventing the victim from leaving and had forcibly taken her cell phone so she could not call for help, the news release stated.

The victim told the officers she heard them knock on the door, but Shaw and Jarrell prevented her from answering it.

Both were lodged in the Madison County Detention Center.

Jarrell was released the next day on a $5,000 bond, according to a jail booking officer.

Shaw also was charged with first-degree robbery and resisting arrest. She remained in jail Monday evening, according to the detention center’s website.

Theft reports

On Saturday, at approximately 4:53 a.m., officers responded to a possible burglary in progress at ERA Professional Hometown Services on Atwood Drive. Upon arrival, they found no suspects, but discovered the front door window had been knocked out of frame by a large stone.

A representative of the business called to the scene reported a Canon Sureshot digital camera in a black bag and about $10 in loose change were missing.

Officers also discovered the front door of the adjoining suite, Richmond Car and Truck Center, also had the front-door glass broken out by a stone that was found inside. However, nothing was missing from the business. Estimated loss: $210.

On Saturday, a man reported his vehicle had been broken into in the evening while it was parked in the CVS lot and two firearms had been stolen from a rack mounted in the rear window. He reported a Ruger .22 caliber rifle, model 10-22, with a 9x scope and a Bushmaster .223 caliber rifle with a fore-grip and 30 round magazine had been taken. Estimated loss: $1,400.

On Saturday, a resident of the 100 block of East Walnut Street reported several items of jewelry had been stolen from her residence in the mid-afternoon while several visitors were there. The victim reported a sterling silver ring with a tortoise setting was taken, along with a silver mother's ring engraved with “I love you” and a gold flower-shaped ring. Estimated loss: $100.

On Friday, a neighbor reported the Light of Christ Ministries building on North Poplar Street had been broken into. Investigators found no intruders, but discovered a broken window through which entry had been gained. A representative summoned to the scene reported a Haier 5000 BTU air conditioner and about $35 in cash had been stolen. Estimated loss: $125.

On Thursday, a resident of the 300 block of Gibson Drive reported someone entered her apartment the previous day by breaking her bedroom window. A pink Apple MacBook was been stolen. Estimated loss: $1,200.

On Thursday, a resident of Primrose Circle reported a utility trailer had been stolen from next to his residence during the afternoon. The black metal trailer is 6x12 feet with a wooden bed, dual axle, three white wheels and one beige wheel. Estimated loss: $1,000.

On Wednesday, a Michigan resident reported he had left his iPad 2 in a black case in the lobby area of Hampton in on June 6 and had left the motel. Upon realizing his error and returning, his iPad was gone. Estimated loss: $660.

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