Police News for Aug. 26

August 26, 2004

Vandalism reported in Stanford

STANFORD - Two newspaper boxes and a softdrink machine were vandalized Wednesday night and an undisclosed amount of money taken, city police said.

Police said an Interior-Journal and an Advocate-Messenger paper box were taken from Durham's Grocery and the BP station on U.S. 27. The boxes have since been recovered on Goshen Road, said police.

Detective Rick Edwards said a softdrink machine was turned over outside Save-A-Lot on U.S. 27 in an attempt to get the change inside.


Cigarettes stolen in Harrodsburg

HARRODSBURG - Harrodsburg police are investigating a break-in Tuesday night at a downtown market.

Police said someone smashed a window at Haddad Food Market, 419 E. Office St., and stole 60 cartons of cigarettes valued at $1,500.

Two injured in Danville accident

A tractor-trailer collided with a minivan Friday on Main Street, sending two people to the hospital, Danville police said.

Van driver Richard A. Shangraw, 45, and passenger Pat Magnatta, 44, both of Stanford, were taken to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center for treatment after the accident, which occurred in rainy conditions about 11:40 a.m., police said.

According to the police report, semi driver Dickie L. Lamb, 54, of Mitchellsburg, was traveling east on Main Street and struck the minivan in the side as he was trying to turn left onto Wilderness Road. Lamb told police he did not see the other vehicle.

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