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Officers with the Richmond Police Department arrested Nina Johnson, 40, of Ravenna, Thursday for prostitution after responding to a call regarding a theft.

Nina Johnson

Nina Johnson 

Police were called to an Eastern Bypass business by a man who claimed Johnson had robbed him of $420, but once officers noted discrepancies in the man's story regarding the theft, he stated he had picked the above up for the purpose of prostitution.

He claimed that nothing had taken place between the two, but "was probably going to happen before all of this."

When talking to Johnson, she advised officers that the man had picked her up and "loaned" her the money to get her a motel room in exchange for her to clean and do other odd jobs for the man, the citation reads.

Johnson then told officers she had large quantities of money in her bra, which officers removed finding a total of $676 on her person.

The man advised the above stole $425 from him, which was seized by officers.

Johnson was also arrested for a separate failure to appear charge from Estill County.

She was arrested and taken to the Madison County Detention Center, where she remained Friday afternoon, according to online jail records. She is charged with prostitution (solicitation).

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Deputies with the Madison County Sheriff's Department arrested Kenton Allen, 52, General Cleburne, Richmond, on a complaint warrant which charges him with first-degree criminal abuse of a child 12 or under.

Kenton Allen

Kenton Allen 

According to the warrant, on Jan. 8, the above was in a physical altercation with a minor attempting to wake the victim by grabbing them by the shoulders and shaking them violently.

The victim yelled at Allen to get off of them scratching the back of his neck. The victim stated that above then struck them with a closed fist. The victim was reported in the document to have sustained visible injuries including a black eye and bloody nose, the warrant notes.

Allen was released late Thursday evening from the detention center, according to online jail records.

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Other arrests include:

• Mackey Mills (no photo available), 33, Fifth Street, Richmond, for public intoxication of a controlled substance, first-degree, first offense possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), first-offense possession of a controlled substance (heroin) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Natalie Baldwin, 31, Harlan, for public intoxication of a controlled substance (excludes alcohol), tampering with physical evidence, first offense possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified) and first-degree promoting contraband.

• Jacob Cooper, 34, Orlando, Ky., for theft by unlawful taking or shoplifting under $500 and first-degree, first offense possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine).

• Danny Prater, 35, address unknown, operating on a suspended or revoked license and receiving stolen property under $10,000.

• Tiffany Carter, 31, address unknown, first-offense trafficking a controlled substance (carfentanil or fentanyl derivatives), first-offense trafficking a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence and drug paraphernalia.

• Randall Rice, 48, Lexington, operating on a suspended or revoked license, first-offense failure to maintain insurance and first-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

• Darryl Bright, 29, Lexington, receiving stolen property under $10,000.

The Register collects and publishes police reports as a public service to its readers. The reports often contain allegations against individuals and do not mean the individuals actually committed a crime. All people named in connection with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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