Wednesday police news 0820

August 21, 2003

Harrodsburg police

arrest fugitive:

HARRODSBURG - A North Carolina man is being held without bond at the Boyle County Detention Center after Harrodsburg police arrested him at 1:25 p.m. Sunday.

Dustin Eli Davis, 19, of Concord, N.C., allegedly was driving a stolen car, a 2002 Mazda Millennium, city police said. The car was reported stolen from Douglas Maxwell, 35, of Charlotte, N.C., and valued at $30,000.

Davis is charged with receiving stolen property, first-degree fleeing or evading police, and having an improper registration plate.

Three juveniles

apprehended, charged:

HARRODSBURG - Three male juveniles were charged with third-degree criminal mischief after they reportedly damaged a vehicle and trailer belonging to Ronald Claunch, 38, of 401 Robin St.


City police said the three youths, ages 14, 15 and 16, threw rocks at Claunch's vehicle and a camper and damaged the camper top on his pickup truck. The incident reportedly happened at the intersection of North College Street and Warwick Road.

The three were released to their parents.

Man reports

tolen bicycle:

A bicycle was stolen at 8 a.m. Aug. 13 at Lexington Avenue Christian Church. Danville police said Mike Bibb reported the theft of a black Trek, 820, 21-gear bicycle.

Police investigate

tolen vehicle:

Jennifer Hardin of Hustonville reported to Danville police the theft of a 1992 Buick Skylark at 11:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at 301 Hill-n-Dale Drive. The car is a maroon, four-door sedan.

Burglary results in theft of games, DVDs:

Danville police are investigating a theft Friday at 108 Lisa Ave. in which three Playstation games and two DVDs were reported stolen. The victims are Chris Stratton and Bradley Brown.

Police said there were signs of forced entry.

No items taken

in Danville burglary:

No items were taken during a burglary at 4:50 a.m. Monday at 214 S. Alta Ave.

Danville police said entry was gained through forcible means. The victim is Kirby Brannock.

Suspect charged

with assaulting chief:

LIBERTY - A local man was charged with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct Sunday after he allegedly hit a police officer.

Joe Luttrell, 37, of 524 Popplewell St. allegedly hit Police Chief Ron Whited while the officer was attempting to put him in the police cruiser. Luttrell also is charged with resisting arrest and alcohol intoxication.

Whited reported that Luttrell was "very disorderly and kicking and hitting" as he was being arrested and was "unruly and spitting and kicking me and people at the jail." Luttrell was taken to the Casey County Detention Center.

Man charged after fleeing from police:

LIBERTY - Michael W. Foster Jr., 22, of Liberty was charged earlier today with second-degree fleeing or evading police, state police said.

Foster also was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants after being stopped on Ky. 49 at 1:07 a.m. He was taken to the Casey County Detention Center.|8/20/03***

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