CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT
March 19 -- At 8:43 a.m., Janice Hunter-Skaggs, 324 Hillside Drive, reported that her debit/credit card was used in Robertson, Nicholas and Harrison County to get cash totaling $826.50. On March 21, she notified that an individual whom she declined to identify, had repaid all except $50 of the cash taken from her account. She told police that she did not want to press charges.
March 20 -- At 4:01 p.m., Teresa Martin, manager of Hillside Apartments, asked that police notify Wesley Earlywine that he was trespassed from the complex. She said she has told him before not to be back on the property but he returns. Earlywine was trespassed then transported to the police department on an unserved criminal summons.
March 20 -- At 4:44 p.m., Porter Smith, 106 Sunset Court, reported that he was punched in the face by a 16-year-old male causing a black eye and bloody nose. Smith told police the juvenile tried to sell him marijuana and when he refused to buy any he was attacked.
March 20 -- At 6:41 p.m., Kevin Thomas, 308 Pearl St., reported that his daughter was being harassed by Gary Maybrier in the park.
March 20 -- At 7:36 p.m., Harold D. Bates, 134 Virginia Ave., told police that while he was on Elm Street looking at an apartment someone got into his vehicle and removed his medication.
March 21 -- At 11:32 p.m., Michael Poe, 110 Elm St., reported that his cell phone was taken from the sink where he had it charging.
March 21 -- At 4:32 p.m., police were called to do a welfare check at a residence on North Church Street where the resident was alleged to have been violating her parole by drinking alcohol. Police found no evidence of violation.
March 21 -- At 7:32 p.m., police were called to a domestic disturbance on Mill Street.
March 21 -- At 8:32 p.m., George Dietz, 250 N. Church St., reported that his residence had been broken into. It appeared two prescriptions were all that had been taken.
March 22 -- At 3:06 a.m., a report was made from Apple Market on Pleasant Street that Barry Brierly had taken $12.23 worth of merchandise including three packages of Rolo candy, two packages of Slim Jims, a king size Baby Ruth, a Red Bull drink, Nicholas Harney was also arrested and had a Butterfinger candy bar. Both were charged with theft by unlawful taking under $500, shoplifting. Harney also allegedly possessed a marijuana blunt, forceps and straw. Additional charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia were made against Harney.
March 22 -- At 5 p.m., Angela R. Lemons, 412 E. Pike St., reported that while she was visiting a friend on Elmarch Avenue she left her purse inside her vehicle with the windows down and the purse was taken. It contained driver’s license, Social Security card and other important cards.
March 22 -- At 6:51 p.m., Sandra Campbell, 120 S. Main St., reported that she had a car towed to Harrison County Tire on Pleasant Street on Friday and that when she drove by on Saturday she noticed a large dent in the trunk. Micah Carter of Rick’s Auto/Towing advised that the car was in the same place it was when he dropped it off and said that it did not have the dent when he left it. On March 25, a report was made from Harrison Tire that the Oakwood Baptist Church minister, Mike Hays, notified him that he had struck the vehicle and that Hays and Campbell had worked out an agreement.
March 22 -- At 10:48 p.m., police were called to the Food Lion parking lot where a fight had allegedly occurred between Dustin Sellers and Spencer Kearns. Sellers told police that Kearns came up his truck and dragged him out of the truck and punched him several times then kicked him repeatedly after he fell to the ground. Kearns said he approached the truck thinking that his child would be inside. However, he said when he got to the truck Sellers opened the door hitting him the mouth with the door.
March 23 -- At 10:38 a.m., Leonard Mineer, 102 Main St., reported that a rock had been thrown at his vehicle while it was parked in front of Harrison House,
March 23 -- At 5:55 p.m., police were called to a domestic situation on Battle Grove Avenue. A 17-year-old juvenile male was taken into custody. He was later released to the custody of his grandparents.
March 23 -- At 9:51 p.m., police were notified that an individual had driven away from Shell Apple Market without paying for $25 in gasoline. Police made contact with the individual who advised that he had used a friend’s card. He was advised that the card payment did not go through. James Hill went immediately to Shell to pay for the gas.
March 24 -- At 9:20 a.m., police were checking property at the former Dairy Barn on Main Street and notice BB holes in the glass. Additional patrol was requested by property owner, Terry Herrington.
March 24 -- At 3:39 p.m., Rita Stamper, Smith Avenue, reported that she had a set of bunk beds listed for sale on Craig’s list and that Daniel Smith contacted her to buy the beds. He sent a $2,400 check asking that it be cashed and the balance returned to him. Stamper said she suspected it was a scam. Police confirmed that it was a scam and that other reports had been made as well.
March 24 -- At 3:41 p.m., Kevin S. Robinson, 201 Second St., reported that he noticed that his checkbook was missing and withdrew all except about $3 from the account. Someone passed a check at Angilo’s for $19.07. Kentucky Bank refunded all charges and fees,
March 24 -- At 3:46 p.m., police were called to Second Street where a juvenile girl was allegedly being harassed by her ex-boyfriend.
March 24 -- At 5:42 p.m., police were called to Ken’s NewMarket where Heather Durbin was alleged to have taken ice cream without paying for it. Police located Durbin and she admitted to taking the ice cream. She was trespassed from the property and told if she returned she would be arrested.
March 24 -- At 6:12 p.m., Mariette Ballinger, 214 S. Elmarch Ave., reported that a Jimenez 380 handgun had been taken from her residence.
March 24 -- At 12:16 a.m., Daniel New, 139 Taylor Drive, reported that he is being harassed.
March 25 -- At 4:33 p.m., police were called to a domestic disturbance involving a juvenile on Oddville Avenue.
March 26 -- At 10:53 p.m., police were called to a domestic situation on West Pearl Street.
March 26 -- At 2:24 p.m., Frankie Moore, 214 N. Poplar St.,reported that his 2005 Chevrolet extended cab truck was stolen front in front of his residence. He said he saw the truck drive away but could not identify the driver. He said he did not call police immediately because he thought it was being repossessed. However, when he was contacted by the finance company advising that they had not taken possession of the truck, he called police. The truck was found by Kentucky State Police on Saltwell Brunker Road in Nicholas County.
March 26 -- At 7:41 p.m., Donna Whitaker called police advising that Darrell and Jeremy Benton were on her property causing problems. At 7:47 p.m., Darrell Benton called police accusing Jordan Smarr of taking $250 from his vehicle console.
March 27 -- At 2:50 a.m., Daniel Gaunce, 107 Old Lair Road, reported that he and his wife are being harassed by unknown men.
Arrests, citations, warnings
March 22 -- Demi Sowers, 22, was cited on South Church Street for failure to notify DOT of address change, license to be in possession and no/expired registration plate.
March 22 -- Barry Brierly, 21, was arrested on East Pleasant Street at Apply Market and charged with theft by unlawful taking under $500, shoplifting.
March 22 -- Nicholas A. Harney, 21, was arrested on East Pleasant Street at Apply Market and charged with theft by unlawful taking under $500, shoplifting, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia.
March 22 -- Benjamin Sparks, 55, was arrested on West Pleasant Street and charged with DUI, rear license no illuminated and second degree disorderly conduct.
March 22 -- Anthony C. Toney, 44, was arrested on U.S. 27 South and charged with DUI.
March 25 -- Sarah M. Puckett, 29, was arrested on two Harrison County warrants for operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license.
March 25 -- Jason D. Davis, 28, was arrested on Harrison County warrants for fourth degree assault, domestic violence, no registration plate, no registration receipt, failure to maintain insurance and operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license.
March 26 -- Skylar A. Burkey, 21, was arrested on a Harrison County warrant for violation of Kentucky EPO.
March 26 -- Amanda J. Coleman, 33, was arrested at 204 W. Pearl St. and charged with alcohol intoxication.
March 28 -- At 5:11 a.m., a non-injury accident occurred on US 62 west a mile south of the city limits. Michael Wheeler was traveling east when an oncoming car apparently swerved into his lane. The side mirrors on both cars collided. Wheeler stopped but the other car continued away from the scene. Wheeler could provide no description of the other car.
March 18 -- At 10:30 a.m., Garrett Stovall of 840 Old Lair Road reported that someone illegally entered an outbuilding on his property and stole several pieces of outdoor power equipment.
March 19 -- At 12:11 p.m., Deputy Tuan Kreer investigated reports of three abandoned dogs at 2509 McDowell Road. Three dogs, a Great White Pyrenees, a Pitbull mix and a Border Collie were discovered on the property. The Pitbull was taken into care of Harrison Animal Control. The other two animals were released to families that had been caring for them since their abandonment.
March 26 -- At 4:27 p.m., Allen Davis reported that someone had stolen his Direct Express debit card and had attempted to use it at three different places.
March 26 -- At 5:38 p.m., Ralph Lawrence of KY 356 Highway west reported that someone had broken into his home by breaking a back window. They stole two handguns, a television and other random articles from the home.
March 27 - At 4:00 p.m., Wayne Cordray pf KY 392 reported that someone stole welding leads from his garage.
March 24 -- At 10:30 a.m., a criminal summons was delivered to James Collins, 42, of 1551 Bethlehem Road to answer a charge of theft by deception, cold checks under $500.
March 25 -- At 9:39 p.m., Travis R. Whitley, 26, of 70 Lang Road was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, possession of drug paraphrenalia, failure to produce an insurance card and failure to wear a seat belt.
March 28 -- At 7:15 a.m. a arrest warrant was executed against Robert W. Howard Jr. of 304 W. Pearl St. on charges of flagrant non-support, failure to have insurance and failure to wear a seat belt.