Cynthiana Police Report

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By The Staff


Case reports

May 20 – At 8:45 p.m., Brian K. Roe, Georgetown, reported that his vehicle was damaged while parked on Fourth Street.

May 21 – At 9:36 p.m., police were called to Walmart where an old pair of jeans were found in one of the fitting rooms along with tags from a new pair of jeans. The old jeans still had a Kentucky ID card in the pocket.

May 22 – At 2:12 p.m., Pam Watson reported that someone had taken two checks from her husband’s checkbook and forged at Walmart.

May 23 – At 12:33 a.m., police arrested Kevin Gilbert charging him with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia.

May 29 – At 1:30 p.m., Paula Barnett, Western Avenue, reported that she has been having problems with vandalism in her neighborhood. She said the door lock at her home had something jammed inside so that her key would not work. Previously, someone had put chocolate all over her car.

May 29 – At 3:57 p.m., Paul W. Brewer reported that someone took his medication from his home.

May 29 – At 3:38 p.m., police were called to Cherokee Drive where two brothers were in an altercation.

May 29 – At 6:19 p.m., police were called on a custody exchange call at McDonald’s.

May 29 – At 7:05 p.m., Matthew Bailey reported that he bought an iPhone from an individual who never gave him the cell phone after he had paid him $50.

May 30 – At 1:02 a.m., a Sadieville woman was struck in the eye by a cell phone thrown by an individual who was allegedly trying to hit his girlfriend.

May 30 – At 12:43 p.m., police investigated a domestic dispute on Mill Street.

May 30 – At 5:38 p.m., police were called to a domestic dispute between father and son.

May 30 – At 7:10 p.m., Terry McCarty, Georgetown, attempted to go through the McDonald’s drive-thru and did not see the clearance sign, which had been turned around. His camper on his Dodge 3500 struck the building causing damage to the building as well as the camper.

May 31 – At 8:36 p.m., police were called to Walmart where Douglas Jackson reported that a shopping cart had been pushed into his vehicle causing damage. Police reviewed the surveillance video and found a suspect. They went to his  house to question him about the incident.

May 31 – At 9:07 p.m., police were called to Fourth Street where a woman reported that her son had taken some of her medication from her home. Police went to the son’s house and with permission to search, found nine ecstasy pills, seven Valium and lortab. There was also allegedly four white unidentified pills and a baggy of clear plant material. Jeffrey Davis was charged with theft of controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine).

June 3 – At 2:56 p.m., Francisca Alvarez reported that someone came into her home on Fifth Street and took her passport, a religious necklace and gold bracelet.

June 1 – At 9 a.m., Randy Northcutt, Cynthiana, reported that someone cut the lock on the recycling center and took about $25 in change, but caused a lot of damage.

June 1 – At 9 a.m., Erica Moore, Pleasant Street, reported that two vehicles parked her driveway had the stereos stolen from inside.

June 2 – At 1:05 p.m., Leigh Ann Gross, Newsome Avenue, reported that the tires on her vehicle and that of her father’s were cut sometime overnight.

June 2 – At 6:25 p.m., William Lee Giles, Main Street, reported that newly filled prescriptions had been taken from his wheel chair while he was inside.

June 2 – At 8:10 p.m., Elwood Forsythe, Pleasant Street, reported that his vehicle was damaged. Police questioned two boys, ages 4 and 7, who told police they had scratched the paint with rocks.

June 3 – At 2:39 p.m., Gloria Nashtock, Vine Street, reported that several items were taken from her yard.

June 3 – At 5:24 p.m., police were called to Walmart where a woman took numerous items without paying for them and confused the cashier by saying she didn’t get the right change. The suspect ended up leaving with $1,550 in cash that she was not entitled to.

June 4 – At 2:19 p.m., Scott Spencer of Walmart advised that an allegedly shoplifter was in custody. Rebecca Carpenter, a Walmart associate, signed a statement admitting to theft of several items that she was taking to her vehicle during her shift.

June 5 – At 11:39 a.m., Melinda Moss reported that three checks were taken from her checkbook and written at Walmart in Paris without her permission.

June 5 – At 3:35 p.m., an alleged shoplifter was in custody at Walmart. Kellie Kells told police she took the items to feed her children.

June 6 – At 4:30 p.m., police were called to Elmarch and Battle Grove where a vehicle had a punctured tire apparently caused by a metal plate in the roadway. The vehicle was a Frosty Treats ice cream truck. According to the report the driver had no insurance and no city permit to do business in Cynthiana.

June 6 – At 3:56 p.m., Kriston Wasson of Walmart reported that an alleged shoplifter was in custody. Police charged Katie Mastin with theft by unlawful taking.

June 6 – At 11:27 p.m., police were called to a possible domestic situation on Pleasant Street. Donald Myers was charged with fourth degree assault.

June 7 – At 11:30 p.m., police were called to Hillside Drive for a possible domestic situation. Police charged Edwin Cummins with fourth degree assault.

June 7 – At 10:37 p.m., an Elm Street woman reported that her 6-year-old son was hit with a rock while he was jumping on a trampoline at a neighbor’s home. The incident had reportedly happened two days prior to calling police.

June 8 – At 11:55 a.m., Wendy Tuttle reported that her cell phone was taken from a counter at Walmart where she had laid in down.

June 8 – At 2:40 p.m., police were called to the Federal Drive Housing Authority where an individual was apparently causing a disturbance.

June 8 – At 2:57 p.m., police were called to 208 S. Main St. where a dog had bitten one of two boys who were initially riding their bicycles and trying to jump a wall at Farmers National Bank drive-thru. A bank employee asked the boys not to be doing what they were doing because of the potential to damage the vehicles in the lot. The boys then allegedly started tormenting a dog that was chained at the property beside the bank.

June 8 – At 3:15 p.m., Charles Robinson, who operates an ice cream truck for Anna Mae Brooks, was stopped on Pleasant Street to make a sale when a man jumped through the window of the truck and grabbed $30 from inside the truck then ran away.

June 9 – At 2:37 p.m., Makenzi Lewis, Cynthiana, reported that a laptop computer, digital camera and jacket were taken from her vehicle while it was parked at Harrison Square.

June 9 – At 5:17 p.m., police were attempting to serve an arrest warrant on Lloyd Timothy Abbott, who allegedly tried to run from police. He was advised to stop but failed to do so. Police tased Abbott who was charged with fleeing or evading police.

June 9 – At 11:30 p.m., police were called to Federal Drive where a disturbance was in progress. Kenneth Herrington was arrested and charged with terroristic threatening.

June 11 – At 11:35 a.m., Rebecca Barnett reported that her purse, which contained $50, was taken from her car while it was parked at STI where she works.

June 11 – At 12:52 p.m., police were called to Eastside Pharmacy where a prescription was allegedly tampered with.

June 11 – At 4:03 p.m., Kayla Morris reported that her vehicle had been scratched by a dog while the car was parked beside an apartment on Church Street.

June 11 – At 5:16 p.m., a report was made of an individual who was struck by her stepmother.

June 11 – At 6:20 p.m., police arrested Jessica Robinson, charging her with fourth degree assault.

June 11 – At 6:34 p.m., police were called to Plum Court where a threat had allegedly been made to cause injury to one man by his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend.

June12 – At 2:34 a.m., police were called to Spruce Drive where an altercation had allegedly occurred between a woman and her estranged husband.

June 13 – At 4:36 p.m., Barbara Reed reported that her cell phone, valued at $50, was taken, possibly by a subject that gave her a ride home.

June 14 – At 9:02 a.m., Dillon Lynch reported that his bicycle had been stolen. 3M called later the same day to report that a bicycle was found on their property. The  bike was identified by Lynch and returned to him.

June 14 – At 4:37 p.m.,  police were called to Ken’s NewMarket on a possible shoplifting. Police found the suspect on Pike Street. He had a package of pork chops and stir fry shrimp from his pants. Charles Tucker was charged with theft by unlawful taking.

June 14 – At 11:45 p.m., Carlyn Schwanke, Locust Street, reported that while she was walking home, she was jumped by three black male juveniles, who allegedly struck in the head with a hard object.

June 15 – At 12:46 p.m., Peggy Shields, Pike Street, reported that a tool box full of tools was taken from a vehicle in her driveway.

June 15 – At 1:20 p.m., Derreck Thompson, Newsome Avenue, reported that he was driving on Water Street by the Rev. Ross Park, where city workers were mowing. He said one of the mowers ran over a glass bottle that blew into the street. Thompson ran over the bottle damaging his tires.

June 15 – At 2:35 p.m., Penny Rose reported that an ipod that had been stolen two weeks ago at a pool party had turned up at a Lexington pawn shop.

June 16 – At 1:36 p.m., Ptl. David Powers reported that while he was driving through the Walmart parking lot, he was stopped by employees who directed him to three individuals standing by a car. One of the women was suspected of shoplifting. Powers addressed the woman, who allegedly had $76 worth of merchandise that had not been paid for. Kim Bussell was charged with shoplifting, theft by unlawful taking.

June 17 – At 11:29 a.m., Brandon Cummins, Water Street, reported that someone stole the stereo from his vehicle.

June 17 – At 12:05 p.m., Wesley Foster, Ashbrook Court, reported that someone took a Craftsman tool box from the back of his truck. The tool box contained various Craftsman tools.

June 17 – At 1:18 p.m. Charles Feltner reported that the Coca Cola machine outside of Papa John’s was broken into.

June 17 – At 4:40 p.m., Dorothy T. Swinford, Elmarch Avenue, reported that when she came out from work at Cynthiana Baptist Day care her vehicle had been taken from the rear parking lot on Church Street. The vehicle was later found in Cleary Alley.

June 17 – At 9:59 p.m., a Shady Lawn resident was reported missing.

June 17 – At 11:55 p.m., police arrested Obie Roberts on Walnut Street after he was reported to have made threats against the bar owner, who had thrown him out. Roberts was charged with alcohol intoxication and terroristic threatening.

June 18 – At 11:11 a.m., Lisa J. Fryman, Old Lair Road, reported that while she was in the backyard, someone entered her home and took her son’s wii and all the cables from his room.

June 19 – At 1:29 p.m., police were called to a Locust Street residence where a man was with his wife who had apparently overdosed at their home on Penn Street. The woman was taken to Harrison Memorial Hospital.

June 18 – At 5:07 p.m., Ruth Bills, Cynthiana, reported that her license plate had either been lost or stolen.

June 17 – At 5:37 p.m., police were called to investigate the possible assault of a 2-year-old child and the adult female who was carrying the child across the Pleasant Street bridge.

June 20 – At 8 p.m., Gloria Nashtock, Vine Street, reported that someone took $70 from her night stand.

June 20 – At 12:38 a.m., police were dispatched to Eastside Pharmacy where they arrested Tony Florence and Lisa Underwood. Florence had allegedly used a concrete block to break the front door of the business. They were both arrested and charged with burglary and criminal mischief.

June 20 – At 1:10 a.m., police were called to Plum Court where a woman reported that her ex-husband made threats against her and her new boyfriend. Police arrested  Keith Bills, charging him with violation of KY EPO/DVO.

June 20 –At 7:13 a.m., police were called to Pleasant Street where a boyfriend and girlfriend were involved in a domestic situation.

June 20 – At 8:59 p.m., police were called to a domestic disturbance on Pleasant Street.

June 22 – At 7:22 a.m., Josh Davidson, Pleasant Street, reported that his wallet containing $20 was taken from his residence.

June 22 – At 1:42 p.m., a report was made from the Cynthiana Public Library concerning receipt of a counterfeit $20.

June 23 – At 4:12 a.m., Jeremy Hill, Hillside Drive, reported that a car stereo was taken from his vehicle.

June 21 – At 12:32 a.m., Michael Kolodzeij, Poplar Street, reported that his Sidekick LX phone was either lost or stolen.

June 23 – At 4:44 p.m., a report was made of a small child left unattended and in a stroller on River Road. The caller advised the child was left alone for 10 to 15 minutes before another child came and pushed the stroller to a residence.

June 22 – At 6:08 p.m., police were called to River Road ball park where Paula Barnett said he vehicle had been struck the day before.

June 23 – At 6:49 p.m., Charles Clifford reported that his 2008 Freightliner truck was damaged by a low-hanging limb on Pleasant Street. He said noticed trees being trimmed earlier that day by a contractor.

June 23 – At 10:34 p.m., Hillary Jenkins of Bridge Street BP reported that a man driving a Land Rover drove off without paying for $56.01 of gasoline.

June 23 – At 11:33 p.m., Chad Hurst Newsome Avenue, reported receiving a threatening call.

June 24 – At 8:58 p.m., police were called on an alleged threat call at Pike Street.

June 25 – At 8:17 a.m., George Jacobs reported the theft of five newspaper boxes, valued at $300 each along with the change that was inside each box.

June 25 – At 4:36 p.m., police were called to Hinkston Avenue where one juvenile was reportedly threatening another with a knife. Police found no knife, only a cell phone.

Arrests, citations, warnings

June 23 -- Donovan E. Dailey, 18, was issued a warning for speeding on KY 356.

June 23 -- Christina M. Bowman, 21, was arrested at Walmart and charged with theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting.

June 23 -- Erica L. Barker, 33, was arrested at Walmart and charged with theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting.

June 24 -- Shade S. White, 23, was issued a warning for speeding on U.S. 27 South.

June 24 -- Kelley J. Taylor, 31, was arrested on Martin Luther King Blvd. on a warrant for hindering prosecution or apprehension.

June 24 -- Garrett D. Stovall, 31, was arrested on U.S. 62 West and charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, failure of owner to maintain insurance, no registration plates and speeding.

June 24 -- Crissy M. Evans, 28, was arrested on Hamilton Street on a warrant for endangering the welfare of a minor and for a probation violation.

June 24 -- Obie D. Roberts, 54, was arrested on Pleasant Street and charged with disorderly conduct and alcohol intoxication in a public place.

June 27 -- Antonio T. Parra, 28, was arrested on Pike Street and charged with fourth degree assault, domestic violence and criminal possession of a forged instrument.

June 28 -- Brian K. Evans, 36, was arrested on Walnut Street at Adrenalyne Bar and charged with disorderly conduct.