Police News for Dec. 29

December 29, 2004

Danville woman in critical condition

Boyle County Sheriff's Department has identified Janice Delk, 64, of Danville as the woman whose Jeep overturned Tuesday on Lexington Road.

The accident happened about 300 feet from her house, 5411 Lexington Road.

Delk was returning home from Lexington about 7 a.m. when the accident occurred. She was stuck in the vehicle's sunroof until she was freed by an emergency crew, a spokesman for the sheriff's office said.

Delk was airlifted to University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. She was listed today in critical condition, a medical spokesperson said.


Danville police receive burglary, theft reports

Danville Police Department has received the following criminal reports:

3:30 a.m. Monday - Subway restaurant at 500 Finn Hill was entered, but nothing was taken.

1 p.m. Saturday - A 1996 Freuhaul semi-trailer belonging to Professional Expediting Co. was taken from the parking lot of Bluegrass Truck Stop.

Harrodsburg police arrest Stanford man

HARRODSBURG - Joseph X. Herbert, 36, of 131 Edgewood Drive, Stanford, was taken to the Boyle County Detention Center following his arrest about 6:30 p.m. Saturday on U.S. 127 north of Harrodsburg in the area of Anderson-Dean Community Park.

Harrodsburg police were sent to the area to investigate a reckless driver in a tractor-trailer truck. They saw the truck run off the side of the road several times, and when officers tried to stop the driver, he swerved his truck near a police cruiser, forcing it to the side of the road, police said.

According to police, once the truck was stopped, officers noticed a strong odor of alcoholic beverages and Herbert failed a field sobriety test. Officers discovered several open cans of beer inside the truck.

Herbert was taken to the Danville lockup and a $12,000 cash bond was set on charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants, fleeing and evading police, first-degree wanton endangerment, and possession of open alcoholic beverage containers in the vehicle.

Two arrested after disturbance

HARRODSBURG - A man and woman were arrested about 5 p.m. Friday after police responded to a disturbance on Hycliff and Longview streets. While investigating the complaint, officers saw what they suspect was marijuana in plain view inside a vehicle.

Police charged Lacey Nicole Miller, 21, of 211 Hycliff St. and Jonathan David Crews, 22, of 310 N. Main St. with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Crews also had an outstanding Boyle County warrant for contempt of court.

Both were taken to the Boyle County Detention Center. Miller was released on 10 percent of a $4,000 bond. Crews remained in jail Tuesday afternoon on 10 percent of $5,000 bond.

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