Cynthiana Police Report

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By The Staff


Case reports

May 24 – At  2:45 p.m., police took a report from a Walmart employee, who was pregnant at the time and who said she was assaulted by another employee in January. She said the incident put her into premature labor.

May 26 – At 5:12 p.m., a Cynthiana woman reported that her mother had allegedly taken her daughter’s checks, written them to herself and cashed them. No charges were pursued by the victim.

May 27 – At 4:22 p.m., police found a “No Parking” sign that had been knocked over. Police found a Packrat vehicle that had apparently damaged the pole.

May 28 – At 2:31 p.m., Wayne Christopher, Broadway, reported damage to his fence. It appeared that someone had attempted to pull or back into the driveway and struck a fence post that caused more of the fence to be damaged.

May 29 – At 10:58 a.m., Erica Powell, Miller Street, reported that someone entered her home and removed her laptop computer and DSI, valued at $550.

May 29 – At 5:20 p.m., Gerri Frank reported that she went to Walmart and got money from an ATM, when she went to pay for her purchases, an employee discovered that the $10 bill was counterfeit.

May 30 – At 12:55 p.m., Linda Nagel, Hilliside Drive, reported that while she was out of her residence, someone entered and took her medications.

May 30 – At 1:15 p.m., Shaun Bell, Pleasant Street, reported that while he was in the process of moving out, someone entered his home and took three Samurai swords. Nothing else appeared to be missing.

May 30 – At 9:02 p.m., Sherri Jacobs, St. Claire St., reported that while she was away, her daughter had some friends over. When the mother returned, she discovered several items missing, including a computer, cell phone and numerous pieces of jewelry.

May 31 – At 4:15 p.m., Bradley Garber, Pleasant Street, reported that he received a harassing phone call from a subject. When he went to the man’s house to confront him about the call, the man allegedly knocked him to the ground.

May 31 – At 4:57 p.m., police responded to a call alleging road rage between two male subjects.

May 31 – At 8:33 p.m., police were called when a subject said he was being tailgated by another vehicle. Police pulled in behind the alleged offender, pulling him over and then discovering that he was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. Paul G. Whitaker was charged also with operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license and prescription not in proper container.

May 31 – At  9:24 p.m., a man reported that he saw his neighbor strike her son in the face three times. Police questioned the son and he said his mother had yelled at him, but had not hit him. Police returned later where another resident claimed she had been struck in the nose by the previously accused woman. The incident was referred to the county attorney.

June 1 – At 8:04 a.m., Scott Mains reported that when he went to open Auto Zone, he discovered a counterfeit $10 bill in the cash drawer.

June 1 – At 11 a.m., Dana Blanton of Farmers National Bank reported receiving a counterfeit $5 from the night deposit box that had apparently been taken at Bridge Street BP.

June 1 – At 12:57 p.m., police were called to the Cabinet for Family and Children on U.S. 27 South where a man was allegedly being unruly.

June 1 – At 3:30 p.m., a Cynthiana woman reported receiving harassing phone call.

June 1 – At 3:24 p.m., police assisted K-9 Allen Fryman in seizing four dogs that had been abandoned at 104 Russ Ave. A small pit bull was found chained outside and three smaller dogs were left inside, where the temperature was 90-plus degrees.

June 2 – At 6:15 a.m, Mike Sosbe reported that his business on Abdellah/Waterworks Road had been broken into. Missing were an air compressor and Sawzall.

June 2 – At 1:39 p.m., Gary Taylor, Arnold Lane, reported that he was shot in the forehead with a rifle with whom he has been arguing. At the hospital, police were told the victim had been shot with a BB gun and that he was transported to Univerity of Kentucky Medical Center to have them removed.

June 2 – At 8 p.m., police investigated a report of a man allegedly assaulting his juvenile daughter in an alleged effort to get her to change her story to the Sheriff’s Department about items missing from her purse.

June 3 – At 8:24 a.m., Dennis Motel reported that the Pepsi machine in front of his Main Street business was broken into and the machine was damaged.

June 3 – At 9 a.m., a student at Harrison County High School reported that his iPhone had been stolen while he was in gym class. The phone was later returned by another juvenile who had bought the phone from a classmate for $75 and he said he had bought it from someone for $30.

June 3 – At 10:30 a.m., Joe Nichols of school security, reported that a Samsung Solstice cell phone was taken from the high school auditorium.

June 3 – At 11:41 p.m., Ed Mutscheller of Paris reported that his Kentucky Bank debit card was either lost or stolen and that it had been used to make purchases in Cynthiana amounting to over $300.

June 4 – At 4:42 p.m., Ricky Ewalt reported that his cell phone was either lost or stolen on Penn Street.

June 4 – At 8:04 p.m., police were advised that Chad Brown, for whom there are active warrants for his arrest, was leaving the graduation ceremonies at the high school. Ptl. Michael Kiskaden approached the subject who allegedly denied his identity and took off running. The officer followed and when the subject jumped over a wall between two houses, the officer fell injuring his elbow, wrist and thumb. Brown was picked up later and charged with giving police a false name or address, third degree criminal mischief as well as the charges on the outstanding warrant.

June 5 – At 4:14 p.m., police investigated a report of domestic violence. Jerry Hall was arrested and charged with fourth degree assault, domestic violence, minor injury.

June 5 – At 8:10 p.m., police investigated a report of alleged child abuse.

June 6 – At 4:42 a.m., police were called regarding a possibly intoxicated woman on Pleasant Street. She contacted someone to pick her up.

June 6 – At 5:25 p.m., Erica Boyers, Pleasant Street, reported that a PS3 gaming system was taken from her home while she was out.

June 7 – At 12:26 a.m., Vesta Cummins reported that she came home to find that the ceiling to her residence with the Cynthiana Housing Authority had collapsed. No one was at home when this occurred and neighbors had not heard anything.

June 4 – At 3:27 p.m., Steven Medlin reported that several items had been tossed into his vacant lot on Church Street.

June 4 – At 4:24 a.m., Carl England reported that his vehicle was damaged by a pothole in the Food Lion parking lot.

June 5 – At 4 p.m., Chasity D. Reed, Riggs Avenue, reported that 20 checks missing along with her Social Security card.

June 5 – At 4:38 p.m., a report of a gasoline drive-off was made from Bridge Street BP after pumping $53.50 worth of gas.

June 5 – At 8:26 p.m., Grover Scott was cited for having two people on the back of his motorcycle, none of who were wearing helmets. He was cited for wanton endangerment.

June 5 – At 7:55 a.m., police were called to Walmart where a counterfeit $10 bill was received.

June 5 – At  9:48 p.m., a report was made of juvenile boy having been assaulted at Harrison Square. Police charged Gary Doyle Jr. with fourth degree assault.

June 6 – At 1:19 a.m., Candy Wolfe, Main Street, reported that her cell phone was lost or stolen.

June 8 – At 5:36 p.m., Vanessa Edwards reported that she was in the process of moving out-of-county and that someone and entered her Cynthiana residence and took a PS2 gaming system.

June 6 – At 6:21 p.m., Eric Brinkmeyer, Elmarch Avenue, reported that someone broken into his garage and took a rake, two extension cords and a circular saw.

June 7 – Police investigated a possible Money Gram scam.

June 6 – At 12:18 p.m., a  report was made from Ken’s Fuel Express of a woman having driven off without paying for gas,