Tuesday police news 1111

November 11, 2003

Firefighters respond to

Junction City brush fire

JUNCTION CITY - A brush fire Monday on Knob Lick Road caused minor damage but no injuries, according to Fire Chief Jimmie Gipson.

Gipson said a trash fire at the home of Dora Lane began at 4:30 p.m. spread to some brush and eventually did minor damage to the exterior of a building. Gipson said the fire was contained by one unit of the Junction City Fire Department.

Harrodsburg police

jail Danville women

HARRODSBURG - Two Danville women were arrested here after a traffic stop on a vehicle with an expired license plate.

Officer Scott Elder stopped the car driven by Tammy Taylor, 44, of 138 J.E. Woods Drive, at 2 a.m. on Lexington Street near Gateway grocery store. Jana Irene Ervin, 35, of 237 Randolph Hill, was a passenger in the car. Police found a crack pipe while searching the vehicle and it was determined the pipe and its contents allegedly belonged to Ervin.


Both women were taken to the Boyle County Detention Center where Ervin remains on a 10 percent of $9,000 bond. She is charged with possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and giving a false name.

Taylor was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants, expired tag and no insurance. She was later released from jail.

Purse, other items

tolen from vehicle

Melinda Barnett of 238 Fox Run Trail reported to city police Sunday that several items were from her vehicle while it was parked in the driveway of her residence. The property included a Sony HandyCam, a Liz Claiborne purse and its contents, and various smaller items.

Items taken from

hospital parking lot

Tools and automobile parts were stolen Monday from a vehicle in the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center parking lot. City police said Steve Robison, Berea, reported the theft of a 14-volt Dewalt cordless drill in a black case, a Black and Decker Sawxall, a battery and charger.

Woman arrested

during traffic stop

HARRODSBURG - April Lee Ross, 26, of 471 Larue St., was arrested by Harrodsburg police Friday after Officer Jason Eldridge stopped her vehicle, suspecting the driver was under the influence of intoxicants.

In a search of the vehicle, police found a marijuana cigarette. She was charged with possession of marijuana, careless driving, DUI and failure to notify the Department of Transportation of an address change. She was released on bond.|None***

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