Area police news for July 14

July 14, 2004

Lincoln couple arrested in drug bust

STANFORD - The Lincoln County Sheriff's Department announced today the arrest of a husband and wife on various drug charges including trafficking in more than five pounds of marijuana.

Klanda Berryman, 41, and Clyde W. Berryman, 42, both of 8635 Ky. 643, Crab Orchard, were charged Saturday after a search warrant of their home was executed.

It was "unusual, not rare but unusual" to uncover more than 5 pounds of marijuana in the county, said Sheriff Shelby Lakes.


Klanda Berryman has been charged with first-degree trafficking of Oxycontin, trafficking over 5 pounds of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and selling/trafficking a controlled substance to a minor. Clyde Berryman was charged with the same counts, along with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Each was held in the Lincoln County Regional Jail under 10 percent of a $15,000 bond.

Blankets, microphone taken from fair office

HARRODSBURG Someone took blankets and microphones from the Mercer County Fair and Horse Show office early Monday morning.

A report in a press release from the Harrodsburg Police Department states someone broke into the fairgrounds office at 560 Linden Ave. at about 4 a.m. and took 12 specially-made horse show blankets valued at $480 and two microphones used for the fair and valued at $200.

Officer Granville Peyton is investigating. Anyone with information about the burglary is asked to contact Peyton or any member of the Harrodsburg Police Department at (859) 734-3311.

Police looking into two Danville burglaries

Danville police are investigating two recent burglaries.

On July 12, someone broke into Eddie's Used Cars at 1230 Stanford Road. Force was used to gain entry into the building but nothing was reported missing. Sgt. Tony Gray Jr. is investigating.

On July 10, a Playstation, DVD player, Playstation games, DVDs, some jewelry and an undisclosed amount of cash taken from Kelli Vinyard's residence at McDowell Manor Apt. 1. There was no force used in the burglary. The reporting officer is Jason Warinner.

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