Police News for April 1

April 01, 2004

31 street signs stolen

HARRODSBURG - City police are investigating the theft of 31 street signs taken from various locations throughout the city during the overnight hours Saturday.

The signs were recovered at the intersection of U.S. 68 and Curry Pike.

Property stolen from vehicles

HARRODSBURG - City police are investigating two thefts from vehicles.

Max Reeser, 26, of 414 Devine Road, reported that a TV/DVD/CD player was taken from his vehicle while it was parked on Chiles Street in front of the Harrodsburg Baptist Church Christian Family Center from 1-4 p.m. Monday.

The vehicle is a red 2000 Toyota Celica GT. A back side window was broken, and a coat hanger was used to gain entry. Also taken were CDs. The total value of the items stolen is $2,500, police said.


Officer Scott Elder said, "Someone surely saw something as it was done in broad daylight." Anyone with information is asked to call Harrodsburg Police Department at (859) 734-3311. It is not necessary to leave your name.

Ken Nilsson, 37, of 140 Park Ave., reported that someone took a Taurus .38 caliber revolver valued at $200 from his car. He reported the theft to police Sunday afternoon.

Officer Gerald Wooldridge said Nilsson did not know when it was stolen.

Woman faces forgery charges

HARRODSBURG - Alan and Tammy Robins of 1014 Mackville Road reported to city police that someone had taken checkbooks from their home and that someone was forging them around town at various businesses.

Further investigation resulted in the arrest of Cari Jo Simpson, 19, of Harrodsburg. She was charged with six counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, theft by unlawful taking less than $300 and receiving stolen property valued at less than $300.

She is being held in the Boyle County Detention Center on 10 percent of $25,000 bond.

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