Cynthiana Police Department

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Case reports
Feb. 11 – At 11:20 p.m., police witnessed Aaron T. Brown stumbling on Pleasant Street. When approached, it was apparent that Brown was under the influence of alcohol a potential danger to himself. He was arrested and charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place.
Feb. 12 – At 6:24 p.m., a report was made from Thrift Food Mart of a man in a green 90s Toyota pickup truck driving off without paying for $59.66 worth of gasoline.
Feb. 13 – At 9:06 a.m., a report was made from Kentucky Bank on U.S. 27 South of a counterfeit $20 bill that had come in from Personal Touch. It was unknown who had passed the $20 bill at the hair salon.
Feb. 14 – At 4:31 a.m., Tabitha Fields reported that her iPhone 4 was missing from her residence.
Feb. 15 – At 1:22 p.m., police were called to Bradford Drive for a domestic disorder.
Feb. 15 – At 7:11 p.m., Thomas McIntosh, Falmouth, reported that his 2001 Hyundai was damaged while he was at Walmart.
Feb. 15 – At 10:31 p.m., Seth Smith of Walmart security reported that a suspected shoplifter was in custody. Police arrested Tammy Covington, Cynthiana, and charged her with theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting. She allegedly had concealed cosmetics and clothing totaling $81.77.
Feb. 16 – At 2 p.m., police received a call regarding unfit living conditions in a home on Marshall Avenue. Police went to the home and  were told that he had 10 cats and several dogs and cages that had feces.
Feb. 17 – At 12:42 p.m., police were called to the Verizon Store regarding harassing text messages that were being sent to employees’ phones.
Feb. 17 – At 6:05 p.m., police were called to Broadway Avenue where a 5-year-old boy was reported missing. The mother said the child was playing in the backyard but when she looked out the window he was gone. The boy had been missing about 90 minutes before police were called to join in the search which was joined by Harrison County Sheriff’s deputies. The child was located around 6:30 at the neighbor’s house.
Feb. 18 – At 12:57 p.m., Jarod McKenney, Confederate Drive, reported that last summer, between June 25 and July 8, he was incarcerated for non-payment of court fines. He said that while he was in jail two women took checks and cashed them on his account. The missing money, he said, amounted to $2,700.
Feb. 18 – At 2:05 p.m., police were advised by a juvenile that she had previously lied about being struck by her mother. She told police that she had hit herself to cause bruising.
Feb. 18 – At 2:46 p.m., Christopher Turley, Meadow Lane, reported that a gun had been taken from his home. The gun was recovered by the owner by the time police arrived. He asked that the suspect be trespassed from his property but that no charges be filed against him. The following day Turley called back to report that he had also discovered that $200 was missing from his home and that he would not like to pursue charges.
Feb. 18 – At 7:34 p.m., Jennifer Johnson, Cynthiana Curves, reported that $150 in cash was taken from the desk at the Curves gym.
Feb. 18 – At 8:34 p.m., police were called to a domestic situation on Elmarch Avenue. Joshua Griffieth allegedly pushed down his live-in girlfriend, Heather Burdine, and attempted to choke her. A warrant was sought for his arrest.
Feb. 18 – At 9:39 p.m., Lisa Purdon, an employee of Shady Lawn Assisted Living facility, reported that a man had been hanging out at the facility and was not a resident. Police stopped Harry Banks who said he was sitting there to get cell phone reception.
Feb. 19 – At 7:15 a.m., police were called to a Pleasant Street residence for a domestic disturbance.
Feb. 19 – At 1:43 p.m., Sherman Mitchell, Hick Hardy Road, Cynthiana, reported that he parked his truck in the lot at the former Food Lion on U.S. 27 South around 5 a.m. When he returned at 1:30 p.m., his 2004 Dodge Ram truck was gone. The truck has not been located.
Feb. 29 – At 4:39 p.m., Martin Taylor, Pike Street, reported that he had 29 checks stolen and that one had been cashed at Red Carpet. The checks had been on an account that was closed four years ago. The suspect was recognized at the liquor store and Taylor was called regarding the check. A criminal complaint was pursued for Heather Durbin on a charge of theft by unlawful taking, and second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.
Feb. 20 – At 11:30 p.m., Heather Burdine reported that Joshua Griffieth was arguing with her about a previous altercation and allegedly pulled a kitchen knife from under the bed and threatened her. He allegedly told her that he would slit her throat if she tried to leave him. He fled the scene before police arrived. Griffieth was arrested Feb. 21 and charged with fourth degree assault.
Feb. 23 – At 10:18 a.m., police were called to a Main Street apartment for a death investigation.
Feb. 23 – At 7:47 p.m., Rhonda Yarnell reported that her ex-boyfriend Bobby Crump had allegedly punctured the front tire on her vehicle after she made him leave.
Feb. 23 – At 10:31 p.m., police were called regarding a domestic situation on Delta Court.
Feb. 24 --  At 12:24 p.m., Amanda F. Morris, Walnut Street, reported that her Garmin GPS was taken from her vehicle while it was parked behind her apartment.
Feb. 24 – At 2:57 p.m., police were called regarding a man trespassing at The Rock. Brady Anderson told police he was using a member’s access code to enter the fitness center. Anderson was advised that he was not allowed back on the property and that he would be charged with trespassing if he did return.
Feb. 25 – At 5 p.m., Seth Smith of Walmart security reported having two shoplifters in the store. The juvenile suspect told police she was the only one involved and that her sister had taken nothing. The juvenile was cited and turned over to the custody of her mother.
Feb. 26 – At 4:32 p.m., Gene McKinley of McKinley’s Auto Mart, reported that while he was washing a car he noticed that the license decal was missing from the registration plate.
Feb. 27 – At 12:42 a.m., Dorethy Webb, Main Street, reported that she had given her apartment keys to an individual to go to the store. She reported that the man had not returned with her keys.

Arrests, citations,
Feb. 22 -- Kristin L. Bacon, 39, was issued a warning on U.S. 27 North at the Bypass for speeding.
Feb. 22 -- Geralyn Isler, 47, was issued a warning on U.S. 27 North for speeding.
Feb. 22 -- Jeffery J. Schultz, 50, was issued a warning on U.S. 27 North for speeding.
Feb. 22 -- Anthony C. Toney, 43, was issued a warning on U.S. 27 North at the Bypass for speeding.
Feb. 22 -- Freddie J. Whalen, 84, was issued a warning on North Main Street for speeding.
Feb. 22 -- Bradley I. Fugate, 28, was cited on U.S. 27 North at the Bypass for speeding 10 mph over the limit.
Feb. 22 -- Andrew E. Coy, 24, was cited on U.S. 27 North at the Bypass for speeding 10 mph over the limit.
Feb. 22 -- Kathy L. Wiley, 55, was arrested on Ridgeway at Oakwood Drive on Harrison County warrants for contempt of court, disregarding stop sign, failure to notify DOT of address change, DUI, harassment and third degree criminal mischief.
Feb. 23 -- Diana L. Hicks, 41, was arrested on Fifth Street and charged with alcohol intoxication, resisting arrest, terroristic threatening, disorderly conduct and disregarding traffic light.
Feb. 26 -- William S. Kearns, 27 was arrested on Church Street on a Harrison County warrant for receiving stolen property under $10,000.
Feb. 27 -- Swanda M. Williams, 37, was arrested on U.S. 27 South on a Harrison County warrant for fraudulent used of credit card under $500 within six month period.
Feb. 27 -- Bobby V. Crump, 37 was arrested on Court Street on a Harrison County warrant for contempt of court and unauthorized use of motor vehicle.
Feb. 27 -- Heather Durbin, 32, was arrested on Meadow Lane on a warrant for second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.