Friday police news 112803

November 28, 2003

Two injured in Lincoln collision

STANFORD - A tractor-trailer attempting to turn around was struck by a vehicle driven by a Stanford man Wednesday afternoon, sending one driver to the hospital.

State police said Steven B. Turpin, 25, of Stanford, was westbound on U.S. 150 behind the semitrailer when the truck driver tried to turn around at the Grist Mill crossover two miles west of Stanford. As the 2000 Kenworth semi turned across the roadway, it was struck by Turpin's 1992 Ford Tempo.

The truck driver, Robert Smith, 54, of Brantford, Ontario, was not injured.

Turpin and his passenger, Robert Turpin, 23, were not wearing seat belts at the time of the accident and suffered head injuries. Steven Turpin was transported to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center by Stanford Emergency Medical Service. He was charged with no insurance.


Trooper Michael Ashley investigated. Firefighters at Lincoln County Fire Station 1 also responded.

Danville man found guilty

STANFORD - Darrell W. Treadway, 25, of Danville, was found guilty of first-degree robbery Monday in Lincoln County.

According to a release from Commonwealth's Attorney Eddy F. Montgomery, Treadway was convicted of stealing property owned by Billy Adams. The incident occurred Nov. 25, 2002, and in the course of the robbery Treadway injured Adams by hitting him.

Treadway had been convicted of two previous felonies, and the jury recommended he serve 10 years in prison. Formal sentencing by Circuit Judge Robert Gillum will be Jan. 9.

In other cases, Mike O. Kennedy, Lincoln County, pleaded guilty Wednesday to three counts of trafficking in a controlled substance. Montgomery has recommended a sentence of five years in prison. Gillum will conduct a formal sentencing hearing Jan. 9.

Equipment stolen at job site

STANFORD - State Police are asking for citizens to help find a New Holland BobCat thief, after the $18,000 piece of construction equipment was taken from a job site Tuesday night.

Police said an unidentified suspect or suspects entered the construction site on Frontier Boulevard, near Peoples Bank of Kentucky, and loaded the 1998 BobCat onto a flatbed truck or trailer at 11:59 p.m. The BobCat belonged to Danville-based Equipment Sales and Rental

Anyone with information may call state police in Richmond at (859) 623-2404 or 1-800-222-5555. Callers may remain anonymous.|None***

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