Police News for Oct. 18

October 18, 2004

Tools taken from Danville home

A number of tools valued at less than $300 were taken Friday afternoon from the home of Bob Rankin at 1123 E. Secretariat Drive, Danville police said. Unforced entry was gained through the garage about 3 p.m.

Junction City residence damaged

JUNCTION CITY - Tommy Raines lost 85 percent of his house Oct. 10 when a fire started in the living room.

Fire Chief Jimmy Gipson said Raines left the house at noon and the fire started about 20 minutes later. No one was inside the house. Volunteer firefighters from Junction City, Boyle County and Moreland responded. No cause has been determined.


Casey woman injured in crash

LIBERTY - Anna Emerson, 67, of Walltown, was injured Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash 10 miles east of Yosemite on Ky. 837, state police said.

She was transported to Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. She was driving a 1994 Lincoln south when her vehicle crossed into the north lane, struck a mailbox and came to rest in a culvert, according to police. She was wearing a seat belt.

Passenger hurt in auto crash

STANFORD - Anna Rodreguis suffered injuries to her back Friday when the vehicle she was a passenger in crashed on Goshen Road, state police said.

She was taken to Fort Logan Hospital for treatment.

Rodreguis was in a car driven by Jose Mata, 50, of Lancaster. The 1986 Oldsmobile was headed north when it dropped off the right shoulder in a curve, went out of control and into a ditchline. It traveled in the ditchline, hit an embankment and came to rest in a fence, according to a report by Trooper Michael Ashley. Rodreguis was wearing a seat belt.

Mata was charged with driving without a license.

Man injured in two-vehicle crash

LIBERTY - A driver was taken to Casey County Hospital Saturday after his car went out of control on Hustonville Street, police said. Christopher Watson, 19, of 413 Poff Emerson Road, Liberty, was treated at the hospital.

Watson was attempting to turn into a residence on Hustonville Street, when his vehicle reportedly went into the path of a car driven by Dana Bryant, 24, of 46 Memory Lane, Liberty, Officer Steven G. Garrett reported. Both vehicles were heavily damaged.

Neither Bryant and her five passengers nor the passenger in Watson's vehicle were injured, according to the report.

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