Police News for Nov. 5

November 05, 2004

Liberty woman is charged

LIBERTY - A 24-year-old woman was arrested Saturday on DUI and other traffic charges after she was stopped for speeding on Wallace Wilkinson Boulevard, court records show.

Katy A. Sweeney, 24, of 58 Middleburg St., was charged with first offense driving under the influence, driving on a license suspended for failure to answer court summons, speeding 10 miles per hour over the limit, and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle.

The citation, signed by city officer Lee Smith, showed Sweeney's Breathlyzer test was .097.

She is scheduled to appear 9 a.m. Nov. 18 in Casey District Court.

Lexington man faces drug charges

LIBERTY - A Lexington man was charged with DUI and marijuana possession Saturday after a traffic stop on Wallace Wilkinson Boulevard, court records show.


Anthony D. Terry, 21, was charged with driving under the influence of drugs and possession of marijuana after he was stopped for having a head light out, according to a citation by local officer Brian Allen.

Terry allegedly had two small baggies containing marijuana.

Terry is scheduled to appear 9 a.m. Nov. 18 in Casey District Court.

Two charged for possession

LIBERTY - Otis B. Collins, 44, 2183 Dry Creek Road, Elkhorn, was charged Oct. 27 with possession of marijuana, court records show. Collins allegedly came to a residence on Henson Ridge with four joints of marijuana, according to Casey County Sheriff Jerry Coffman.

In a separate incident, Mark A. Lawson, 20, of Scanlon Drive, Liberty, was charged Saturday with possession of under 5 ounces of marijuana and public intoxication. He was arrested by officer Steven Garrett near a car wash in the city.

Money stolen from Papa Johns

HARRODSBURG Police here are investigating the theft of $170 taken from the Papa Johns Pizza restaurant on Lexington Street.

Sgt. Terry Cornish reports in a Harrodsburg Police Department press release that Ronald Readnour, manager of the restaurant, told police the money had been taken.

Juvenile faces drug, weapons charges

HARRODSBURG A 16-year-old male juvenile is being held on weapons and drug charges following his apprehension at about 10 p.m. Thursday. He was stopped as a suspect in a burglary in Burgin.

He gave police permission to search his vehicle, according to a police department press release.

The search turned up marijuana, four rifles and a loaded pistol pushed down between the driver's seat and the console.

Charges filed against the youth include possession of drug paraphernalia, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession of a firearm by a minor, trafficking in marijuana within 1,000 yards of a school and receiving stolen property.

The youth is being held in the Laurel County Juvenile Detention Center awaiting trial. A passenger in the vehicle, a 16-year-old juvenile, is also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and trafficking in marijuana within 1,000 yards of a school.

He, too, is being held at the Laurel County Juvenile Detention Center.

Officers Jason Elder and Lynn Davis are the investigating officers.

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