Police News for July 29

July 29, 2004

Marijuana found in Casey

LIBERTY - Six well-kept marijuana plants were discovered Wednesday in pots on property off Lennie-Rheber Road and Ky. 206 in western Casey County.

Sheriff Jerry Coffman said he and Steve Burchell, special deputy, cut and destroyed the plants, which were tall, but not mature.

Two injured in U.S. 127 crash

Two men were injured when their cars collided Saturday on U.S. 127 near Maple Avenue, Danville police said.

According to a police report, James Riley, 60, of Nicholasville, had stopped his pickup truck in the roadway to retrieve a door that had fallen out of the back. Floyd Nevious, 81, of Danville, was traveling north on U.S. 127 and crashed into the back of Riley's pickup, the report said.


Both men were taken to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Burgin woman hurt in Danville accident

A Burgin woman was injured Sunday after she reportedly pulled her car into the path of another vehicle on the Danville bypass at Citation Drive, Danville police said.

Anna C. Hawkins, 75, was taken to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center following the crash, which occurred about 12:45 p.m.

According to a police report, Hawkins pulled her car from Citation Drive across U.S. 127 and into the path of a pickup driven by William R. Crabb of Salvisa. Crabb's vehicle struck Hawkins' car on the driver's side door, the report said.

Crabb and passenger Kevin Bechstein of Salvisa were not injured in the accident.

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