Police News for April 9

April 09, 2004

Crime Stoppers crime of month

HARRODSBURG - The theft and damage of 31 Harrodsburg city street signs is Mercer County Crime Stoppers' second crime of the month.

The signs were stolen on March 27 and recovered on U.S. 68 at the intersection of Curry Pike. The signs were damaged and had to be replaced. New signs cost $611 and it will cost $322 to re-install them.

Anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for this crime will receive a $400 reward.

Crime Stoppers also has a standing $200 award for anyone with information about a methamphetamine lab. The reward will be given when the lab is raided. A $100 reward will be given to anyone with information on people trafficking in controlled substances. That reward will be given when a controlled drug purchase has been made.


Crime Stoppers can be reached at 733-9115.

Radio taken from street department

HARRODSBURG - Leon Vaughn, supervisor of the Harrodsburg Street Department, has reported to local police department that someone entered street department building while it was unattended at 1 p.m. Tuesday and took a two-way radio valued at $250.

Sgt. Terry Cornish is the investigating officer.

Police look for stolen pickup

HARRODSBURG - The local police department is investigating the theft of a 1990 blue Chevrolet pickup with license plate 2783-KN which belongs to LeAnna Watson of 720 Harrods Trace Drive.

The truck was taken Monday afternoon and Watson made the complaint at 11 p.m. Tuesday. Charges have been filed by Watson for the person who allegedly took the vehicle, according to a police department press release. Officer Jason Eldridge is the investigating officer.

Man charged with breaking car window

HARRODSBURG - Alfredo Mendez, 30, of Moberly Road, is being held in the Boyle County Detention Center on charges of first-degree criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and alcohol intoxication in a public place.

Police responded to a complaint about a disturbance at 128 Forsythe St. at 7:55 p.m. Tuesday. When they arrived, Frances Davidson, 45, of 128 Forsythe St., said Mendez broke out the front window of her car. He was arrested by Harrodsburg Police Department Officer Jason Eldridge and lodged in the Danville lockup where he remains on a 10 percent of $4,000 bond.

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