Police News for Aug. 19

August 19, 2004

Woman cut during fight at Fort Harrod

HARRODSBURG - A Danville woman was cut with a knife during a fight Tuesday at Fort Harrod State Park, Harrodsburg police said.

Jennifer M. Allen, 24, of Wilderness Road suffered a cut to her left side from a pocket knife. The knife was used during a fight that occurred after three people approached Allen at the park, police said.

Olyjuwon Mayes, 20, of Harrodsburg, Jessica Jones, 18, of Ferguson, and Misty Robinson, 23, of Nancy, were each charged with second-degree assault and lodged in the Boyle County Detention Center, police said.


The three were arrested in Burgin by Burgin police after a description of the suspects was issued to Mercer County police agencies, Harrodsburg police said.

Two injured in Danville accident

Two Boyle County residents suffered minor injuries Monday when their cars collided on Hustonville Road near the entrance of Danville Manor shopping center, Danville Police said.

According to a police report, Joseph Johnson, 86, of Goggin Lane pulled across the southbound lanes of Hustonville Road from National City Bank and into the path of a car driven by Judy Lynn, 48, of Junction City.

Johnson and Lynn were taken to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, police said.

Witnesses told police that Joseph failed to yield right of way to Lynn's vehicle.

Man arrested on burglary charge

HARRODSBURG - A Harrodsburg man was arrested for allegedly stealing a purse from a woman's apartment.

Maurice Hayes, 23, of 435 Bottoms Court, was charged with second-degree burglary and lodged in the Boyle County Detention Center, Harrodsburg police said.

Hayes was charged with breaking into the West Broadway residence of Carrie Linton and stealing her purse. The burglary occurred on Aug. 9, police said.

Tools taken from Harrodsburg garage

Harrodsburg police are investigating the theft of tools from a garage.

Robert Craig told police that he was inside his Linden Avenue house Aug. 9 when someone took saws, other tools and hardware items valued at $165, from his garage.

Woman arrested after run-in with police

HARRODSBURG - A Harrodsburg woman was jailed after allegedly head-butting one Harrodsburg officer and threatening another on Aug. 7.

Kelly J. Stratton, 27, of 165 Eminence Ave., was charged with fourth-degree assault, third-degree terroristic threatening,, resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct, and lodged in the Boyle County Detention Center.

According to police reports, officers responded to a complaint at Stratton's residence and found her outside in a vehicle. Stratton refused to get out of the car, started honking the horn and grabbed the steering wheel when officers tried to remove her. Once removed from the car, Stratton head-butted Sgt. J.T. Thomas, police said.

Later at the police station, Stratton told Officer Jason Elder that "he would make it home tonight, but he would not make it home the next night and that she would make sure of it," according to a police report.

Lincoln man faces sodomy charge

CRAB ORCHARD - State police are investigating an Crab Orchard man on a third-degree sodomy charge after receiving a compliant from social services.

James Bryant, 78, of Ky. 39, was arrested Tuesday on two counts of third-degree sodomy. State police Detective Christopher Crockett said the minor female involved was not in Bryant's custody at the time of the alleged assaults. Crockett said Bryant was cooperating with questioning in the ongoing investigation, but no further information was available.

Lincoln woman injured in crash

MCKINNEY - A single-car accident sent a Lincoln County woman to the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center for treatment early this morning.

Tori Yocum, who suffered several broken bones, was the only injury in the accident at 12:03 a.m. on Ky. 198. Yocum was air lifted from McKinney Elementary School to the Lexington hospital. Deputy Sheriff Ron Luster was on the scene with McKinney Rescue Squad, Lincoln County Fire Station 4 and Stanford Emergency Medical Service.

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