Police News for Dec. 9

December 09, 2004

Lincoln accident injuries three people

CRAB ORCHARD - Traffic was diverted around an accident on U.S. 150 for an hour Wednesday after a truck crossed the center line and struck oncoming traffic.

Jonathon C. Osburn, 21, of Big Creek, was driving west on U.S. 150 about four miles from Crab Orchard when he reportedly drove across the center line and struck a Ford Taurus.

Charles Pelly, 31, of Danville, driver of the Ford Taurus, and his passenger, David Pelly, 49, sustained multiple injuries when the car overturned on the shoulder of the road.


Occupants of both vehicles were extricated by Stanford Fire Department and transported to Fort Logan Hospital by Stanford Emergency Medical Service. All were wearing seat belts.

Osburn has been charged with driving while his license was suspended.

State Trooper Clyde Bertram is in charge of the investigation.

Two injured in Danville wreck

Two Danville men were injured when their vehicles collided Tuesday at the intersection of Main and Second streets.

According to a police report, Everett H. Bryant, 89, of 618 Apache Trail, and Gary P. Barrow, 64, of 1490 Lannock St., were injured in the crash, which occurred about 2 p.m.

Witnesses told police that Bryant was traveling south on Second Street when he ran a red light and was nearly struck by another vehicle before Barrow, who was unable to stop, crashed into his passenger side.

Two Danville thefts investigated

Danville police are investigating two recent thefts.

Barbara Canon told police that someone forced their way into her residence on West Broadway and took a DVD player, stereo, several CDs and a collectible stuffed bear. The incident was reported to Sgt. Scott Cavazos about midnight.

On Sunday, someone took several rolls of copper wire from Jason's Electric & Heating on East Main Street.

The incident was reported at noon and Officer Sally Bustle is investigating.

Attorney's office burglarized

HARRODSBURG - The office of attorney Larry Catlett at 304 N. Main St. was broken into and a set of headphones was taken.

Catlett discovered the break-in when he opened his office Friday morning and found the window on the north side of the building had been broken to allow entry to the office. Several valuable items were left and the person who broke into the office only took the headphones, valued at $35, according to a Harrodsburg Police Department press release.

The break-in occurred after dark, either very late Thursday or very early Friday.

Officer Gerald Wooldridge is the investigating officer and the case remains under investigation.

Medicine stolen from nursing home

HARRODSBURG - Medications containing controlled substances have been stolen from Harrodsburg Health Care Center, 835 Lexington Road.

The theft occurred between Nov. 26 and Nov. 29, according to a Harrodsburg Police Department press release. The medication were taken from a secured area at the center and the person who took them gained entry by unlocking a dead-bolt lock and a safe, taking several types of medication.

The stolen medication are valued at $208, investigating officer Gerald Wooldridge writes in the press release.

Woman charged with trafficking

HARRODSBURG - Lucretia A. Patterson, 36, of Parkview Guest House No. 14, 202 S. College St., is being held at the Boyle County Detention Center on a charge of trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 of a school.

Patterson was arrested when officers were executing a search warrant Nov. 30 at Parkview Guest House. Her bond is $5,000 cash.

Scott Elder is the investigating officer and he was assisted by Officers Josh Devine and Lynn Davis.

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