Police News for Sept. 1

September 01, 2004

Junction woman hurt in accident

A Junction City woman was injured Monday when her car was struck in the rear by another vehicle on Perryville Road near the viaduct, Danville police said.

Rebecca A. Eicher, 36, suffered possible neck injuries in the accident about 2:15 p.m. and was taken to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, according to a police report.

A passenger in Eicher's car, Michael S. Oppliger, 14, of Junction City, and the driver of the other car, Katherine S. Bailey, 17, of Danville, were not injured, police said.


Eicher and Bailey both told police that another vehicle pulled out in front of Eicher's car, causing her to slam on her brakes.

Bailey said she also slammed on her brakes but was unable to stop before rear-ending Eicher's car, the report said.

Harrodsburg man jailed after false report

HARRODSBURG - A Harrodsburg man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly called police to report a man with a loaded pistol was threatening to shoot another person.

Michael Glenn Patterson, 45, of 591 Fairway Drive, was charged with falsely reporting an incident, terroristic threatening and violating an emergency protective order, police said.

According to a police report, several officers surrounded Patterson's residence. When Patterson came out, he told police he didn't own a gun and had lied when he called police earlier.

Two teens face pot charges

HARRODSBURG - Two teens were arrested Saturday after Harrodsburg police allegedly found marijuana in their car during a traffic stop.

A 17-year-old male was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants, careless driving and possession of marijuana.

His passenger, also 17, was charged with possession of marijuana, police said.

Harrodsburg police said four marijuana roaches were found in a cigarette pack belonging to the driver and one joint and two roaches were found in a cigarette pack belonging to the passenger.

Harrodsburg burglary under investigation

HARRODSBURG - Harrodsburg police are investigating a burglary Friday where someone smashed in a window to gain entry to a house.

According to a police report, someone broke out a window at 585 Crozier Ave. and took a Play Station, video games and a wallet. The break-in occurred about 10:15 p.m.

There are several suspects in the case, and police are asking anyone with information to call the police department at (859) 734-3311.

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