Madison County deputies arrested a man who was working as a triage nurse at Baptist Health Hospital on a warrant Tuesday afternoon that charges him with sexually abusing a patient.
According to the warrant, on Oct. 3, Alvin Buckmaster, 49, Ridge Avenue, Berea, was working at the hospital and went into the bathroom with the victim, touched his genitalia and kissed parts of the victim's body while instructing the victim how to produce a urine sample. Video surveillance shows he was alone with the victim in the bathroom for two and a half minutes.
Additionally, while Buckmaster was drawing blood from the victim, he placed their hand on his body, the warrant states. The victim said that later, Buckmaster returned to the victim's room with a blanket, took the victim's top and pants off and sexually assaulted them.
Video surveillance from the hospital shows that Buckmaster was alone with the victim on nine different occasions, the warrant states.
The investigation is ongoing, according to a news release from the Kentucky State Police, and is being conducted by Trooper John O'Dea.
Buckmaster was taken to the Madison County Detention Center and was released Wednesday morning, according to online jail records.
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Richmond police arrested Amy Sebastian, 43, Red House Road, on an Rockcastle County indictment warrant that charges her with first-degree controlled substance trafficking, buying/possessing drug paraphernalia, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. and operating on a suspended or revoked license Tuesday night.
In addition, Sebastian was arrested on seven other warrants from Rockcastle and Laurel counties that among them charge her with five failures to appear, first-degree bail-jumping and a bond violation.
Sebastian was taken to the MCDC, where she remained Wednesday afternoon, according to online jail records.
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Richmond police arrested Larry Davenport, 47, unknown address, on a Madison County warrant Tuesday afternoon that charges him with fourth-degree assault and second-degree unlawful imprisonment.
According to the warrant, Davenport and another person were in a vehicle, and the car had a blowout on April 22. Davenport became angry and told the other person it was their fault.
Davenport then began pinching the victim's legs, the warrant states. When the victim tried to get out of the car, Davenport grabbed their hair and pulled them back inside. He then began hitting the victim with closed fists, pulling their hair out and held them down in the car with his elbow on their head.
Davenport was arrested on another warrant that charges him with fourth-degree assault as well and was taken to the MCDC. He remained in jail Wednesday afternoon, according to online jail records.
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Richmond police arrested Robert Freeman, 38, Lexington, for first-degree controlled substance possession (methamphetamine) after officers pulled over a vehicle Tuesday evening.
Freeman, who was a passenger in the vehicle, originally provided police with another person's ID, according to a citation. When he was warned about giving officers false identifying information, he told police who he actually is. Police then learned he was wanted on four warrants for probation violations and failure to appear charges.
Once Freeman was detained, he admitted to having a syringe on his person. Officers searched him and found a baggie that contained suspected methamphetamine, the citation states.
Freeman was taken to the MCDC, where he remained Wednesday afternoon, according to online jail records.
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