Thursday police news 0828

September 03, 2003

Break-in investigated by Harrodsburg police:

HARRODSBURG - Local police are investigating the break-in of the law offices of Larry D. Catlett, 51, Tuesday morning at 304 N. Main St.

Officer Gerald Wooldridge reported someone used a flat head object to force open the west side door. The person went through out the building looking for money and other valuable objects. taken were a handgun valued at $400 and a tape recorder valued at $200.

Trailer reported stolen from work site:

HARRODSBURG - A 10-12 foot trailer has been reported stolen from Rawlings Construction at 720 Cornishville Road.

The trailer is a Blue brand and it is black with white wheels. David Rawlings reported the theft of the trailer valued at $1,000 to the Harrodsburg Police Department Monday morning. Police report it has a trailer license number T35851.


The case is being investigated by Sgt. J.T. Thomas with the assistance of Officer Jay Eldridge. They have requested that anyone with information about the theft contact them at (859) 734-3311.

Lexington woman faces drug charges:

HARRODSBURG Members of the Harrodsburg Police Department stopped Jessica L. Norton, 21, of Lexington 3 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of South College Street and Linden Avenue for careless driving. She was then charged with driving under the influence of intoxicant.

A search of her vehicle turned up a pipe containing marijuana and possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia charges were added.

Officer Jason Eldridge is the investigator on the case. He was assisted by Sgt. J.L. Thomas and Officer Granville Peyton. Norton was taken to Boyle County Detention Center from which she was released on a bond of 10 percent of $6,000.

Pond drained in search for Kentucky man:

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. (AP) - The body of a Kentucky man who apparently drowned has been found after authorities drained a Mason County pond.

The body of Ricky J. Doss, 37, of Greenup was recovered Wednesday from the pond at Old Time Camp Grounds, said State Police Sgt. E.B. Starcher of the Point Pleasant detachment.

Doss and a sister had been camping at the site when he went into the pond about 2:45 a.m. Tuesday and did not surface, Starcher said.

Divers and recovery crews from several area volunteer fire departments searched the pond Tuesday to no avail.

By draining the pond, cadaver-sniffing dogs were able to locate the body, which has been sent to the state medical examiner for an autopsy, he said.|8/27/03***

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