Kentucky State Police arrested Julio Sanchez, 20, Lexington, for marijuana trafficking (more than five pounds), along with several traffic violations, after troopers used a radar and detected he was allegedly driving at 90 mph in a 55 mph zone on Boonesborough Road Thursday.

Julio Sanchez

Julio Sanchez

When the driver was stopped, troopers could smell marijuana, according to a citation. Troopers asked Sanchez if he had marijuana, and he said he had some vape pen capsules, to which troopers said the vehicle wouldn't smell like it did if it was just vape pen capsules.

Troopers had Sanchez exit the car and detained him, and he said the marijuana was in the trunk of the vehicle, the citation states. When troopers opened the trunk, they found two large square bales wrapped in duct tape. They also found $1,280.

Sanchez told police the bales were buds and not processed marijuana, the citation states. He also said he didn't have a license and couldn't produce a registration receipt or insurance card.

Sanchez was taken to the Madison County Detention Center, where he remained Friday afternoon, according to online jail records. He was also charged with speeding 26 mph or more over the speed limit, reckless driving, no operator's license, failure to produce insurance card and no registration receipt.

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Richmond police arrested Jeffrey Miracle, 38, East Main Street, Richmond, early Friday morning, for two counts of second-degree unlawful transaction, possession of burglary tools, two counts of carrying a concealed weapon, two counts of third-degree burglary, two counts of third-degree criminal mischief, theft by unlawful taking (less than $500) and tampering with physical evidence after officers were called to Lake Reba Park, where a security officers said he saw two people in the park.

Jeffery Miracle

Jeffery Miracle

Officers arrived and found Miracle and a minor on Catalpa Loop, according to a citation. Miracle was carrying a backpack, and when officers made contact with him, he placed the backpack on the ground.

When asked why he was in the area, Miracle said he was looking for his dog, however, officers noticed the minor was carrying a tool set with tools such as screwdrivers and a pack of zip-ties, the citation states.

Miracle was taken to the police department to be interviewed, and he also gave permission for officers to search his backpack, according to the citation. Officers found several gold watches, silver watches, collector drinking glasses, bolt cutters with a piece of a lock lodged in them and three fixed blade knives.

Officers then spoke with the minor, who said they and Miracle broke a lock on the storage units on Catalpa Road, the citation states. The minor said they entered the storage units and removed items from there and placed them in the backpack.

Police determined the two had broken into two storage units, the citation states.

Miracle was taken to the MCDC, where he remained Friday afternoon, according to online jail records.

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Richmond police arrested Daniel Hale, 46, Villa Drive, Richmond, for theft by unlawful taking (auto, $500 or more, but less than $10,000) Friday afternoon after officers were called to Keri Ann Drive, where it was reported Hale was trying to stab another person. Officers had also talked with to the same victim Thursday about Hale stealing their vehicle from Walmart on Monday.

Daniel Hale

Daniel Hale

When officers arrived, they spoke with Hale on the front porch of his residence while the victim was in their vehicle that was parked on the driveway, according to a citation. Hale was extremely agitated and cursed at both officers that responded.

Police instructed Hale to calm down and asked him how he obtained the vehicle, the citation states. Hale said that on Monday, the victim went to Walmart with him, and they began to argue. Hale said the victim went into the store, and he walked back to his residence.

Hale then changed his story and said he didn't walk home, but instead contacted a friend to pick him up, the citation states. When officers asked who the friend was, he wouldn't say.

While Hale was talking, officers recalled from previous conversations with the victim, they had said Hale's phone had been turned off for some time because he wasn't paying his phone bill, the citation states. Officers asked him how long his phone had been turned off, and he said since about May 31, so he couldn't have contacted a friend to pick him up.

Hale was taken to the MCDC, where he remained Friday afternoon, according to online jail records.

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Madison County deputies arrested Anthony Conner, 37, Suelee Drive, Richmond, for first-degree controlled substance possession (methamphetamine) and buying/possessing drug paraphernalia after officers were called about someone on the on-ramp of exit 95 early Friday morning.

Anthony Conner

Anthony Conner

Deputies arrived and spoke with Conner, asking him why he was walking on the on-ramp, and he said he was going to Loves Truck Stop, according to a citation. Police continued talking to Conner and asked if he had anything illegal on him, which he said he didn't.

Conner gave deputies permission to search him, and they found a syringe in a pocket and a baggie of crystal methamphetamine in a box that was in his pants, the citation states. Conner was taken to the MCDC, where he remained Friday afternoon, according to online jail records.

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