Police News for Nov. 1

November 01, 2004

Danville police receive break-in reports

Danville Police Department received the following burglary reports Wednesday through Sunday:

* 2 a.m. Sunday - A cell phone valued at less than $100 was taken during a break-in at Danville Industrial Distributors, 255 Beatty Ave. Entry was gained by force.

* 2 a.m. Sunday - A checkbook apparently was taken during a burglary at The Salvation Army office, 519 S. Fourth St. Entry was gained by force.

* Noon Friday - Several items of jewelry valued at more than $300 were taken during a break-in at the 212 Fox Run Trail residence of Frances C. Perrin. Force was not used to gain entry.


* Wednesday - A Play Station 2 control box and several Play Station 2 games valued at more than $300 were taken during a burglary at the 123 Ashley Way residence of Toni Reed. Entry was gained by force.

Two hurt in Casey traffic accident

LIBERTY - Two Waynesburg men were injured this morning when the car they were in ran off the road to prevent hitting a cow, according to Casey County Sheriff Jerry Coffman.

Driver A.J. Bailey, 20, of 405 Ky. 643, and his passenger, Jerry Phillips, 21, of Sims Branch Road, were taken to Casey County Hospital for treatment.

Coffman said Bailey was driving a 2002 Pontiac Grand AM when he swerved to miss the cow on Ky. 837. The car ran off the road and hit an embankment, Coffman said.

Stolen vehicle recovered in Liberty

LIBERTY - A 1994 Cadillac automobile, stolen from Illinois, was recovered Friday at a residence on Foster Street, and two people were charged in the theft, city police officer Steven Garrett said.

Rusty Leeper and his wife, Brandon Leeper, were arrested and placed in the Casey County Detention Center. He is charged with falsely reporting an incident, receiving stolen property over $300, disorderly conduct, driving while license suspended and no insurance.

Brandon Leeper was charged with receiving stolen property over $300 and falsely reporting an incident.

Rusty Leeper also was charged with failure to transfer a vehicle and no registration plate concerning another vehicle, according to Garrett.

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