Police News for Jan. 27

January 27, 2004

Fire damages mobile home

The Boyle County Fire Department responded to a fire in a wood-framed mobile home at 1 a.m. Monday, and the blaze was contained to one room. The home, located at 1267 Springfield Road, is occupied by Talmedge Guinn.

Thirteen firefighters responded to the alarm. Boyle Fire Chief Bud Sexton said the entire house had smoke damage, but there were no injuries. Sexton said the fire appeared to begin when an electric water heater shorted out.

Man injured in two-car wreck

One person was injured at 2:15 p.m. Jan. 21 in a two-car collision on Hustonville Road, police reported.

A 2002 Infiniti driven by Patsy D. Kearns, 49, of Lawrenceburg, was stopped at Hustonville Road heading east at the entrance to Reno's Steakhouse, intending to turn left. Traffic was stopped in the outside southbound lane and allowed Kearns to pull out. When she attempted to cross the inside lane, her vehicle was struck by a 1992 Mercury Sable driven by Charles J. Denson, 49, of 122 North First St., that was traveling south in the eastbound lane.


Denson was treated at the scene by Boyle County EMS for possible injuries and then taken to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Officer Nikolai Jilek investigated.

Burglary reported on Gose Pike

Danville police investigated a burglary report at 5:14 a.m. Saturday on Gose Pike. According to the report, victim Michael Hargis reported entry was gained by forcible means while he was at the residence, but nothing was stolen. Sam Butler was the investigating officer.

Liberty driver injured in auto crash

LIBERTY - A driver suffered injuries Saturday night on a two-vehicle crash at the junction of Adams and Trammel streets, according to local police Sgt. Joey Miller.

Joseph Weaver of Liberty, was taken to Casey County Hospital for treatment for head and neck injuries.

The accident occurred as Sarah Grider, of Liberty, apparently ran a stop sign on Adams Street and into the path of the Weaver vehicle on Trammel Street.

Casey County Ambulance Service assisted with the transport.

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