Cynthiana Police Department

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Case reports
Sept. 2 – At 1:55 p.m., Lea Baker, Elmarch Avenue, reported that James Daff had taken money from her. Daff claimed Baker had taken money from him. Baker told police that $220 was taken from her residence. Baker said she noticed the money gone and went after Daff, who was walking up the street. She told police she searched him and found $120 in him pants leg but could not find the other $120. Daff told police he earned the money working in tobacco. Police seized the money and put it in evidence pending charges from the county attorney. On Sept. 12, police were advised that it was a civil matter and no charges would be filed. The money was returned to Baker.
Sept. 4 – At 2:49 p.m.,  Kimberly Richardson, Poindexter Road, reported that someone stole a credit card and $100 cash from her desk at the Senior Citizens Center on Old Lair Road. The card has since been used at a Walmart in Fort Knox, Ky., to charge $580 in merchandise.
Sept. 12 – At 11:46 a.m.,  a counterfeit $20 was passed at Walmart. A customer received the $20 in change from the cashier and reported that it didn’t feel right. The cashier marked the bill and it turned dark brown. It is unknown when the bill was given to the cashier.
Sept. 13 – At 2:04 p.m., Amanda Green, Mt. Olivet, reported that her purse was stolen while she was inside El Paracutin Restaurant in Harrison Square. The purse contained prescription medications that belonged to her and her boyfriend and had just been filled the day before.
Sept. 13 – At 5:30 p.m., police were called to a domestic situation between a mother and daughter on Wilson Avenue.
Sept. 14 – At 8:03 a.m., police were called to Northside Elementary for a report of possible child abuse that some children said they witnessed while riding the bus that morning.
Sept. 14 – At 10:06 a.m., Ashley Mullins, Carlisle, reported that money was missing from her Farmers National Bank account. Her account information was used in several other states to make purchases in excess of $1,000.
Sept. 14 – At 4:15 p.m., Andrea L. Slade, Adams Lane,  reported that she is receiving harassing text messages and phone calls.
Sept. 14 – At 11:53 p.m., police were called to Locust and Mill streets where Erasmo Paulin was allegedly sitting on top of Rachel Kenney who was laying in the yard. Paulin was allegedly smacking Kenney in the face. He was arrested and charged with fourth degree assault, resisting arrest and alcohol intoxication in a public place.
Sept. 15 – At 6:58 p.m., police were called to the playground at Third and Riggs streets where a verbal argument was in progress between adults and children.
Sept. 15 – At 7:40 p.m., police were called to Ken’s NewMarket where a black male entered Ken’s and Ken’s Exxon and pulled a quick-change scam on both cashiers. He got away with $100.23 from the Exxon station and $50 from the grocery store.
Sept. 16 – At 5:09 a.m., police were called to Battle Grove Avenue for a domestic situation.
Sept. 16 – At 6:54 a.m., Jacob Dixon, Mill Street, reported that a man had pulled a knife on him when he attempted to intervene in an argument the man was having with Dixon’s mother.
Sept. 16 – At 5:35 p.m., police were advised of a domestic situation between brother and sister on Raintree Drive.
Sept. 16 – At 11:33 a.m., police were advised of a possible assault that occurred between boyfriend and girlfriend.
Sept. 17 – At 3:35 a.m., Wayne McNay, Pike Street,  reported that his Harley motorcycle was vandalized. Police noted that the damage to the motorcycle was extensive “and appeared to have been carried out with anger.” Damage was estimated at $1,500. There were also several items taken, including a leather jacket, leather gloves and Harley Davidson riding glasses.
Sept. 17 – At 3:08 p.m., police were called to Walmart where a suspect was witnessed removing spider wire from a computer. Charles Hight allegedly put two computers into a cart and attempted to push the cart past the checkout lanes. He was stopped by employees at the door and took off running. He ran into Ptl. Jeff Thomas and was arrested.
Sept. 17 – At 3:21 p.m., a passerby reported seeing a mother hitting a small child on Walnut Street. Police talked to the mother and the child, both of whom said the child had smart-mouthed the mother and she grabbed her face. The child was not struck.
Sept. 18 – At 12:47 a.m., Ptl. Michael Kiskaden stopped a vehicle that had been parked at River Road Park. The woman told police she had dropped off her boyfriend and that he was walking around with friends. She said he had her drivers’ license. Two men then approached the traffic stop. A third turned when he saw police and walked in the opposite direction. Kiskaden stated in his report that it was 1 a.m. and the three were walking around in the pouring rain. The next day, a report was made from River Road Bait Shop of damage to soda machines. Behind the shop, police found two sweatshirts and a pullover jacket. They also found three pair of gloves and three bandanas, a crow bar and back pack.
Sept. 18 – At 9:01 a.m., Bobby Perkins, River Road Bait Shop reported that soda machines were damaged overnight casing about $300 in damage.
Sept. 18 – At 11:40 a.m., police arrested William Peters at his residence on Marshall Avenue charging him with fourth degree assault, domestic violence for allegedly hitting his father. The father, Paul Peters, was also arrested for allegedly putting his son in a choke- hold.
Sept. 17 – At 10:30 p.m., Judy Fryman, Elm Street, reported that she tripped over a metal plate in the roadway. She said she fell and was treated at HMH for a sprained arm.
Sept. 18 – At 6:20 p.m., Monica Gooden, Birchwood Court, reported that someone stole a rifle and bow from her residence.

Arrests, citations, warnings
Sept. 13 -- Dakota W. Brandenburg, 20, was cited on U.S. 27 South at Walmart for failure to maintain insurance, no motorcycle operator’s license, failure to comply with helmet law under 21 years old, careless driving.
Sept. 13 -- Larry W. Ransdell, 73, was cited on safety Way for failure to wear seat belt.
Sept. 13 -- C.B. Ritchie, 73, was cited on Bridge at Church streets  for failure to wear seat belt.
Sept. 13 -- Kevin D. Bradford, 53, was cited on Mill at Poplar streets  for failure to wear seat belt.
Sept. 13 -- Brett T. Haley, 22, was cited on Pleasant at Main streets  for failure to wear seat belt.
Sept. 13 -- Christopher J. Blevins, 24, was cited on Pleasant and Church streets for failure to maintain insurance, failure to wear seat belt, improper registration plate, no registration plate, no registration receipt and failure to notify DOT of address change.
Sept. 13 -- Christopher M. McCullough, 21, was cited on U.S. 27 South at Walmart for theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting.
Sept. 14 -- Tyler M. Hager, 19, was issued a warning on Whitt Way for improper start from a parked position.
Sept. 14 -- Daniel R. Lemons, 17, was cited on U.S. 27 South for improper start from parked position.
Sept. 14 -- Jenniferlee D. Seamster, 30, was arrested on U.S. 27 South at Walmart and charged with theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting.
Sept. 14 -- Erasmo V. Paulin, 34, was arrested on Locust Street and charged with fourth degree assault, minor injury, alcohol intoxication and resisting arrest.
Sept. 17 -- Charles M. Hight, 29, was arrested on U.S. 27 South at Walmart and charged with third degree criminal mischief, theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting.
Sept. 18 -- William M. Peters, 18, was arrested on Marshall Avenue and charged with fourth degree assault, domestic violence.
Sept. 19 -- James R. Hope, 39, was arrested on Court Street on a Harrison County warrant for probation violation.
Sept. 19 -- Christopher D. Bourassa, 18, was cited on U.S. 27 South for leaving the scene of an accident, failure to render aid.
Sept. 20 -- Kenneth W. Herrington, 36, was arrested on Elm Street and charged with violation of Kentucky EPO/DVO.