Richmond police are looking for a couple that they believe worked together Sunday to steal food and a computer from Walmart.
The man and woman went through a checkout with food and a Gateway NE series laptop, according to the RPD report. When the couple attempted to pay with a personal check, the clerk asked to see a driver’s license.
The man said he’d left his wallet in the car, and the couple left with the merchandise, which is worth a total of $328. They left in a maroon SUV-type vehicle, according to the RPD.
The first suspect is a white man in his late 20s to early 30s with brown hair and a short beard. He is between 5 feet, 8 inches to 5 feet, 10 inches tall with a slim build. He was wearing jeans, a maroon hooded sweatshirt with a white logo on the left breast area and a dark ball cap.
The second suspect is a white woman in her late teens to early 20s with brown hair. She was 5 feet, 3 inches tall and 120 pounds. She was wearing a hooded sweatshirt with GAP in white lettering on the front and a red-and-black striped coat with a fur-trimmed hood.
Medication stolen from Keystone Drive
A resident in the 200 block of Keystone Drive reported Saturday that her apartment had been broken into during the night and ransacked. Several bottles of prescription medicine, worth $100, was stolen. Entry was gained by breaking a rear window, according to the RPD.
Electronics taken from South Porter apartment
A resident in the 200 block of South Porter Drive reported Monday that her apartment had been broken into during the late evening and several items, worth $650, were stolen. The missing items were a Dell desktop computer, an eMachine monitor and a pink Polaroid digital camera,
Inscribed knife reported stolen from vehicle
A resident in the 500 block of Letcher Avenue reported Tuesday that a Buck fixed blade knife with a green pearl handle in a black leather sheath was stolen from his parked and unlocked vehicle during the night. The blade, worth $250, had “DY-Navajo” inscribed on it.
Anyone with information regarding the above listed cases is asked to call the Richmond Police Department at 623-1162.
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YMCA, county district to provide after-school care
The Telford YMCA is partnering with the Madison County School District to provide after-school child care for kindergarten and elementary students.
YMCA Executive Director Dave Wallace and Madison County School Superintendent Elmer Thomas announced the partnership Monday afternoon.
Memories bloom in May’s garden
After realizing a story was being written about 96-year-old Lucille May, tenants of Willis Manor gathered in the lobby to share stories about her.
Affectionately called “Mamaw” by other residents and workers at the apartment building, May has spent the four years of her residence transforming an outdoor garden that was overtaken by weeds. It’s now a thriving flowerbed, complete with interesting rocks, decorations and conversation.
Water Street storm-water digging begins
Caisson holes were drilled and then filled with concrete and steel poles Monday to create a retaining structure to shore up the Allstate Insurance building foundations' firm when excavation for the Water Street Stormwater Improvement Project begins.
Digging for 20 ton, 6 by 7 foot concrete box culverts will begin today, if weather permits, said Jason Hart, Richmond’s director of Planning and Zoning. The culverts will help reduce the likelihood of flooding on Water Street by carrying storm water under Main Street, the CVS parking lot and Irvine Street to a stream, he said.
RPD: Bottle bomb injures man, damages neighbor’s home
Richmond Police on Friday charged Robert Abney, 30, of Moberly Avenue, in connection with a May 30 explosion that injured Abney and damaged a neighbor’s home.
Officers were dispatched May 30 to a residence in the 500 block of Moberly Avenue to investigate the report of an explosion.
They found the remains of a plastic bottle bomb near a residence adjoining Moberly’s, according to an RPD news release. A wall of the occupied home was smoldering and grass was burned in the area, it added.
Two led police on I-75 chase from Berea
Berea Police found a man passed out and intoxicated inside his crashed vehicle on Interstate 75 Wednesday, according to a police report.
Steven Coffey, 34, of Berea, had slurred speech and was unsteady on his feet when officers arrived at the vehicle, the police report stated. They determined he was under the influence of drugs, the report stated.
A race to the finish line
Sheltered by overcast sky and supported by a cool breeze, teams competed Saturday morning in the second annual HeartChase at Richmond Centre.
Hops & Vine Festival raises money for humane society
Downtown Richmond’s Hops and Vine Festival started more than two years ago with a question.
Bill Clinton will stump for Grimes in eastern Kentucky
Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is again calling in the “Big Dog” in her quest to unseat five-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell.
Former President Bill Clinton will join Grimes on Aug. 6 for a campaign rally in eastern Kentucky, according to a campaign official who would provide no further details.
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.
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.
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