Information about the other two persons involved in the accident were not available this morning from the Mercer County Sheriff's Department.
Arrangements for Benham are by Hager Funeral Home in Brandenburg.
Rite Aid employee arrested:
LANCASTER - A Stanford woman and employee of the Rite Aid store in Pleasant Retreat shopping center is accused of stealing drugs from the store.
According to the police report, Marjorie Shangraw, 39, of 3960 Ky. 590 was charged with third-degree burglary, second-degree possession of a controlled substance, and theft of a controlled substance after being arrested Aug. 20.
The report states that upon her opening the store, Shangraw allegedly gained entrance into the store's safe and took the pharmacy key and entered the pharmacy unlawfully. She is accused of taking nine to 15 Percocet tablets. After being advised of her rights, Shangraw stated the pills were in her purse, according to the police report. After gaining consent to search, police found the pills in the inner side zip pocket of her purse, the report states.
Casey man faces drug charge:
LIBERTY - Brian A. Hines, 24, of 123 E. Doe Creek Road was charged Thursday with cultivation of more than five marijuana plants, state police said.
Trooper Brandon Curlis reportedly found eight marijuana plants growing behind a house trailer on Pee Dee Creek Road.
Hines will appear at 9 a.m. Sept. 30 in Casey District Court.
167 marijuana plants destroyed in Casey:
LIBERTY - Casey County Sheriff's Department destroyed 167 marijuana plants Thursday on Merritt Ridge.
Sheriff Jerry Coffman said the sheriff's department discovered the plants several months ago and had been attempting to find someone in the patch. However, Coffman, Deputy Sheriff Dennis Allen and Constable Freeman Luttrell decided to cut and burn the marijuana.
The plants were in two patches on a hillside in a wooded area in the eastern portion of the county, Coffman said.
Police investigate theft of tool belt:
Danville police are investigating a burglary Monday at 1025 Ridgeway Drive.
According to the police report, Roger Roland of Lawrenceburg reported the theft of a Craftsman tool belt containing several tools. Officer Jonathan Courtwright is investigating.
CD player, CDs stolen from vehicle:
A theft from a vehicle Monday on West Lexington Avenue resulted in the loss of a Kenwood In-dash AM and FM compact disc player and a holder containing several CDs. The victim was Kristin Sherlin of Danville. Officer Greg Hilliard is investigating.
Truck, trailer stolen from Stanford Road:
Dwaine Green of Danville reported the theft of a vehicle Monday from 237 Stanford Road.
City police said the 2000 Chevrolet four-wheel-drive pickup has an extended cab, chrome bed rails and an attached 16-foot black tandem trailer with chrome wheels. The truck and trailer were stolen about midnight. Officer Jonathan Courtwright is investigating.|8/27/03***