Cynthiana Police Department

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Case reports
Oct. 2 -- At 3:55 p.m., Vickie Ritchie reported that someone had been taking money out of her bank account without her permission. She told police that missing from her account was $2,124.50. The accused is a relative of Ritchie’s and an agreement was reached to pay the money back or be charged.
Oct. 11 -- At 6:55 a.m., police were called to a domestic disturbance on Hinkston Avenue that reportedly originated over a juvenile having to get up and take the trash to the can by the street.
Oct. 11 -- At 2:43 p.m., Maggie McRoberts reported that she was texting a friend while she was walking on Cherokee and Riggs, a man jumped out and grabbed her around the neck. She said he took her phone and started texting with her friend telling him that he would never see her again. McRoberts told police she elbowed the man, grabbed her phone back and took off.
Oct. 11 -- At 3:36 p.m., Charles Hardbarger, 4 Bradford Drive, reported that his home was broken into. Missing from the residence was a Playstation3, four PS3 controllers and about 20 games.
Oct. 11 -- At 4 p.m., Larry Stamper, 103 Smith Ave., reported that a pressure washer had been taken from his storage building. Stamper’s neighbor, Daniel Cline, allegedly admitted to police that he had taken the pressure washer and that it had been pawned in Cynthiana.
Oct. 12 -- At :43 a.m., Tonya Campbell, Winchester, reported that she was receiving harassing test messages from a Cynthiana man who was trying to get money to buy food. Police made contact with the man and advised him of the services available in Cynthiana to help with food.
Oct. 12 -- At 2:15 p.m., police were called regarding an assault Ashley Williams and Starr Owens were fighting over belongings that needed to be returned to Owens.
Oct. 12 -- At 9:16 p.m., police were called to do a welfare check on juveniles who were allegedly in the presence of adults who were talking about doing drugs. Police found nothing wrong in the residence.
Oct. 13 -- At 12:52 p.m., Sally Morgan reported that she was assaulted by John Comley. Comley told police that he did strike Morgan and that he said he was going to burn him bed to kill the bed bugs.
Oct. 13 --  At 1:15 p.m., police were advised that a drug transaction was taking place in the parking lot of the Cynthiana Gymnastics Center. Police arrived and arrested Jeffrey Streitenberger. He was charged with possession of marijuana, prescription drugs not in proper container, possession of controlled substance second degree (drug unspecified),trafficking within 1,000 feet of a school, trafficking marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Oct. 14 -- At 3:45 p.m., Amber Flick, 318 W. Pleasant St.,reported that someone broke into her house and removed property and damaged the residence.
Oct. 14 -- At 4:50 p.m., Apryl Myers, 235 N. Church St., reported that she and her children are being harassed by her ex-husband.
Oct. 16 -- At 10:35 p.m., a report was made of two children who had been left inside Walmart. As police walking the boys outside, the mother pulled up and said she had to leave to go pick up her daughter. Police advised her that she should not leave a 10-year-old unattended.
Oct. 17 -- At 12:05 a.m., police were called to a Pike Street residence for a domestic disturbance. Police arrested Christina Oaks charging her with alcohol intoxication.
Oct. 17 -- At 11:19 a.m., Tammy A. Dennis, Paris, reported that someone tried to cash a check on her Kentucky Bank account. The check had been signed. However, the teller checked the signature card and when they didn’t match she called Larry Dennis who advised he had not written the check and did not know the individual who was attempting to cash it. When the teller turned around the suspect left Criminal complaint pending.
Oct. 17 -- At 6:54 p.m., an alarm company notified police of a breach at Journey Medical Mission on West Pike Street. The rear door was kicked in to gain entry. No items or merchandise was missing.
Oct. 18 -- At 11:34 a.m., Irina Walters was running at Flat Run Park near the Harrison County Health Department and was bitten by a dog that was with its owner also on the track. The dog reportedly lunged at Walters biting her on arm. The dog was taken into quarantine by Animal Control. The owner, Richard Renton, turned over all rights of the dog and agreed to pay medical bills.
Oct. 18 -- At 19:24 p.m., David C. Hill, Snake Lick Road, reported that while he was inside McDonald’s the tires on his truck were punctured. The tires had knife-sized holes in the sidewalls.
Oct. 19 -- At 10:28 p.m., Christine Noble, 113 Oddville Ave., reported that she had been assaulted by her sister, who had left the scene.
Oct. 18 -- At 10:51 p.m., police were dispatched to 221 Old Lair Road where Stephanie Keene and Eric Wright were allegedly arguing in the middle of the street about drugs.
Oct. 19 -- At 11:39 a.m., Deborah C. Landrum, 135 N. Walnut St., reported that several pieces of jewelry had been stolen from her residence as well as a prescription. Total value of the missing property exceeds $1,000.
Oct. 21 -- At 7:12 a.m., Mike Hill, 107 Pine Ridge Court, reported that someone removed a window air conditioner from the  kitchen window to gain entry to his residence. Taken from the home was a 1978 HCHS class ring, a jar of change and a Kindle Fire. The next day the class ring was recovered from Chase Jewelers. Suspects who pawned the ring for $100 were Brianna Beagle and Melissa Koutz. They told police the items were given to them by Mike Hill.
Oct. 21 -- At 8:20 a.m., a report was made from the office of the Cynthiana Democrat that someone had broken into the bookkeeping office and removed cash.
Oct. 21 -- At 8 a.m., Edward J. Kitts, Riggs Avenue, reported that he received two checks that appear to be fraudulent. Through the investigation it was determined that the checks were part of a “romance scheme” that has been around for several years. Kitts was receiving checks from James Bill, who is the alleged father of a woman Kitts met on the internet.
Oct. 21 -- At 2:09 p.m., Eli Switzer, 119 N. Elmarch Ave., reported that when he came home he found the window on the door at the side of his residence had been kicked out. Nothing was determined to be missing.
Oct. 21 -- At 4:15 p.m., Donnie K. Henry, Foster, Ky., reported that he was giving a ride to Jennifer Noble to go with him to get back a couple of knives that had been taken from him. When he stopped at First Stop, he alleges that she took a .38 Davis Cobra from his locked glove box. He said when he went to pay for gas she asked that he leave the keys so she could listen to the radio.
Oct. 21 -- At 11 a.m., Joseph D. Thomas, Elm Street, reported that  a prescription was removed from his unlocked truck while it was parked at his residence.
Oct. 22 -- At 5:01 p.m., Carla P. Hill, 205 Oddville Ave., reported that a small television was taken from her back porch.
Oct. 21 -- At 4:30 p.m., Ronnie D. Small III reported that his wallet was stolen from J&L Auto where he works. He said he laid his keys and wallet on his tool box and that he later noticed the wallet was gone.
Oct. 23 -- At 2:16 a.m., Rachel M. Kenney, Lexington, reported that she had been hit in the face by a man at 115 Old Lair Road. According to the report, Kenney said she went to a residence on Old Lair Road to buy drugs. However, when she asked for drugs the resident pushed her out of the door. Kenney was arrested and charged with alcohol intoxication.
Oct. 23 -- At 1:28 p.m., Seth Smith of Walmart Security, reported that a male suspect took tools from the store and did not pay for them. A complaint is being sought through the county attorney’s office.
Oct. 24 -- At 2:15 p.m., police were advised that a juvenile was alleged to be threatening to beat up another subject. Police were not able to contact the alleged suspect.
Oct. 24 -- At 4:50 p.m., a report was made from Walmart regarding a counterfeit $20 that a customer said she had received at bingo in Winchester.

Arrests citations,
Nov. 1 -- Preston A. Hicks, 20, was cited on Oddville Avenue for no operator’s license.
Nov. 1 -- Alfonzo P. Bowman, 41, was arrested at 308 W. Penn St. and charged with fourth degree assault, domestic violence, third degree criminal trespassing and violation of Kentucky EPO/DVO.
Nov. 2 -- Kenny S. Williams, 17, was issued a warning on Hillside Drive for failure to make improper signal.
Nov. 2 -- Ted A. Paxton, 47, was issued a warning on North Main at Pearl Street for careless driving.
Nov. 2 -- Gary K. Trusty, 59, was arrested on U.S. 27 South at Walmart and charged with theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting under $500 and alcohol intoxication.
Nov. 2 -- Justin L. Gentry, 29, was arrested on a Pendleton County warrant for probation violation.
Nov. 3 -- Vicky L. Howard, 47, was issued a warning for going the wrong way on U.S. 27 South.
Nov. 3 -- Joshua E. Clark, 24, was issued a warning for disregarding stop sign on U.S. 27 South.
Nov. 3 -- John L. Comley, 55, was arrested on North Main Street on warrants for third degree terroristic threatening and fourth degree assault.
Nov. 3 -- Chelsea A. Napier, 20, was arrested on a warrant for second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.
Nov. 3 -- Barry L. Cope Jr., 25, was arrested at 129 Robynwood Drive on a warrant for theft by failure to make required disposition of property.
Nov. 3 -- William D. (Woody) Banks was arrested on a warrant for theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting.
Nov. 5 -- Pedro Lopez M. Sebastian, age unknown, was arrested on U.S. 27 South and charged with alcohol intoxication.