Madison County deputies arrested Nigel Miller, 34, Nicholasville, for first-degree wanton endangerment, second-degree criminal mischief and leaving the scene of an accident (failure to render aid or assistance) Monday morning after officers were called to Kennedy Lane after a person said Miller shot at them.

Nigel Miller

Nigel Miller

The caller said that Miller was staying with them at their residence, and they had an argument, so Miller was asked to leave, according to a citation. Miller then went into a bedroom and returned with a semi-automatic pistol.

The citation states Miller fired six or seven rounds in the victim's direction, shooting a door instead. While deputies were on their way to the residence, they saw Miller's vehicle nearby, and a .40 caliber handgun was inside it.

Deputies then went to the residence and detained Miller, the citation states. They noticed five bullet holes in the door, wall and floor.

Additionally, five shell casings were found inside the residence, according to the citation. Miller told police he couldn't recall what happened.

He was taken to the Madison County Detention Center, where he remained Tuesday afternoon, according to online jail records.

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Richmond police arrested a man for first-degree wanton endangerment and fourth-degree assault Friday afternoon after officers were called to Duncannon Lane in regards to domestic violence.

Kenyarn Williams

Kenyarn Williams

When officers arrived, they noticed a van that was allegedly connected to the people involved parked in the center grass median, according to a citation. One of the people inside the vehicle said Kenyarn Williams, 33, Brooklyn Boulevard, Berea, picked them up from work, and they began arguing.

They said while they were traveling on Duncannon Lane, Williams struck their face while they were driving, the citation states. The victim then pulled over immediately.

Police spoke with Williams, who said they were arguing, but denied striking the victim, the citation states.

Williams was taken to the MCDC, where he remained Tuesday afternoon, according to online jail records.

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Berea police arrested James Gaunce, 59, Battlefield Memorial Highway, for resisting arrest, marijuana trafficking (less than 8 ounces) and second or subsequent offense first-degree controlled substance trafficking (10 dosage units or more, drug unspecified) after officers noticed him in a parked vehicle at Midway Gas Station after hours with the car and lights on Sunday night.

James Gaunce

James Gaunce

Officers also noticed another vehicle pull up and park next to Gaunce and witnessed what seemed to be a hand-to-hand transaction between the two, according to a citation.

Officers approached Gaunce and asked why he was parked at the gas station after hours, and he said he thought the gas station was open, the citation states.

In plain view, police saw marijuana in the middle console of the vehicle, and officers asked Gaunce to exit the vehicle, the citation states. He was told to keep his hands out of his pockets, as well, but continued to put his right hand in a pocket.

Officers later located a large pocket knife in that pocket and tried to detain him, the citation states. Gaunce then resisted arrest and tried to run from police, so officers had to physically take Gaunce to the ground.

Eventually, officers were able to arrest Gaunce, and they searched him as well as the vehicle. They found 19 grams of marijuana, four pills that were unidentified, 10 different pills that were also unidentified, $1,170 in cash and a large hunting knife, the citation states.

Gaunce was taken to the MCDC, where he remained Tuesday afternoon, according to online jail records.

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Berea police arrested Grant Graham, 37, Slate Lick Road, Berea, Monday morning for public intoxication by a controlled substance (excludes alcohol) and third-degree assault (EMS, fire, rescue squad) after the Berea Fire Department responded to a Chestnut Street home after a fire alarm sounded.

Grant Graham

Grant Graham

When the fire department arrived, Graham approached firefighters and pushed one of them in the back, according to a citation. He turned around and another firefighter asked Graham if he needed help. Graham then pushed that firefighter's arm.

That firefighter told Graham to step back, but instead, he bent down and pushed the firefighter with both hands, the citation states. The firefighter had his gloves and mask in a bag and struck Graham on the head then the back in self-defense.

At that point, all firefighters held Graham on the ground until officers arrived and placed him in custody, according to the citation. Graham was mumbling, had slurred speech and was unsteady. His eyes were glazed over. He admitted he had previously taken suboxone.

Graham was taken to the MCDC, where he remained Tuesday afternoon, according to online jail records.

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Richmond police arrested Nicholas Masden, 24, Magnolia Drive, Richmond, Saturday morning for public intoxication by a controlled substance (excludes alcohol), second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and second-degree attempted burglary after officers were called to a burglary in progress on Barnes Mill Road.

Nicholas Masden

Nicholas Masden

When officers arrived, the back door was still locked, but the storm door had a piece falling off of it, according to a citation. The caller said they heard someone banging on the back door in an attempt to enter the building.

As one officer was talking with the caller, another officer saw Masden walking away from the residence toward a gas station, the citation states. The officer approached him and explained they were investigating the burglary, and Masden said he was the one trying to enter the residence.

Masden told officers a higher power told him he was allowed to stay at the residence, the citation states. He said he tried to knock on the door at first, but when no one answered, he went to the back door and pushed in a piece of plexiglas, reached into the storm door and unlocked it. He opened the storm door and tried to open the back door, which was locked, but he heard police sirens and left the residence.

Officers searched Masden and found a check made out to someone else with a possible signature on the back of it, which Masden said he found in a dumpster, the citation states.

Masden was taken to the MCDC, where he remained Tuesday afternoon, according to online jail records.

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Madison County deputies arrested Connie Cope, 52, unknown address, for theft by unlawful taking ($500 or more, but less than $10,000) after a person said they allowed Cope into their residence to help clean on several occasions.

Connie Cope

Connie Cope

The person said Cope lived in a tent on the rear of their property and in return, Cope helped with food, supplies and more, according to a citation. About a week before Sunday, when the resident called police, the resident noticed jewelry missing, including a gold chain, gold bracelet, three diamond rings, diamond earrings and a diamond necklace.

Cope was the only other person who was inside the residence during that time, the citation states. The resident wanted to give Cope time to return the jewelry before talking to police, but after only receiving one of the missing pieces of jewelry back, the resident changed their mind.

Officers spoke with Cope, who admitted to taking the jewelry and trading it for suboxone and methamphetamine, the citation states. The jewelry was valued at $1,500.

Cope was taken to the MCDC, where she remained Tuesday afternoon, according to online jail records. The online records also state she is charged with tampering with physical evidence and buying/possessing drug paraphernalia, as well as being wanted on a bench warrant.

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Madison County deputies arrested Joshua Lamb, 31, Scaffold Cane Road, Berea, for identity theft, first-degree controlled substance possession and buying/possessing drug paraphernalia Monday afternoon after deputies were with a vehicle that he was a passenger in on Liberty Avenue.

Joshua Lamb

Joshua Lamb

Lamb first gave deputies a different name and date of birth than his own, but deputies later found a wallet under the seat he was in that had his real ID, according to a citation. Deputies then learned Lamb was wanted on a warrant for failure to appear.

Before arresting Lamb, he was searched, and deputies found multiple syringes, a tablespoon with a significant amount of drug residue and a baggie with suspected drug residue, according to the citation.

Lamb was taken to the MCDC, where he remained Tuesday afternoon, according to online jail records.

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Madison County deputies arrested Kenna Agee (no image available), 35, New Irvine Road, Waco, for first-degree controlled substance possession (methamphetamine) and buying/possessing drug paraphernalia after deputies were called to the MCDC in regards to reported suspicious activity Saturday evening.

Deputies responded and found Agee, who asked to show deputies her knife, according to a citation. She reached into her purse and was ordered to stop. Agee said she was only going to show it to deputies, and deputies said they would retrieve it if she allowed them, but that she wasn't allowed to reach into the purse.

Deputies asked to search through Agee's purse, and she agreed, but she wouldn't stop digging through her purse, the citation states. She eventually allowed police to search the purse, and deputies found a pipe, straws and a baggie with suspected methamphetamine.

She then gave police permission to search her other bags, and deputies found digital scales and a spoon with residue, the citation states. She was taken to the MCDC and was released Sunday morning, according to online jail records.

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Richmond police arrested Tammy Parcher (no image available), 46, Ben Reeves Road, Waco, for public intoxication by a controlled substance (excludes alcohol) and second offense first-degree controlled substance possession (drug unspecified) after officers were called to the parking lot of Kroger, where it was reported she was walking around in circles with trash bags.

When officers arrived, she was waving her arms around, acting erratic, had slurred speech and smelled of alcohol, according to a citation. She also was unsteady and had cuts on her legs from falling.

Parchar allowed officers to search her purse, and they found 1.5 suboxone pills, three full bottles of beer and one empty beer bottle, the citation states. She said she was framed by an abusive ex-boyfriend, who was driving circles around her and laughing. She said she hadn't had anything all day.

Parcher was taken to the MCDC, and she was released Sunday morning, according to online jail records.

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Richmond police arrested Jessica Pruitt, 37, North Third Street, Richmond, for buying/possessing drug paraphernalia, first-degree controlled substance possession (heroin) and first-degree controlled substance possession (methamphetamine) after officer pulled over a vehicle that didn't have its license plate illuminated early Tuesday morning.

Jessica Pruitt

Jessica Pruitt

Before pulling over the vehicle, officers had been watching Pruitt, the driver, for about an hour at the Merrick Speedway, according to a citation. Pruitt had made contact with two other vehicles in the parking lot, and officers asked who they met. Pruitt said they were friends that they didn't know very well.

Police asked to search the vehicle, and Pruitt agreed, the citation states. Officers found a spoon with residue, a syringe, a baggie with suspected heroin, a cut straw and a folded piece of paper with suspected methamphetamine.

Pruitt was taken to the MCDC, where she remained Tuesday afternoon, according to online jail records.

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