Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Local News

April 23, 2013

Police beat: 4/24/13

ASHLAND — The following information was taken from Ashland Police Department reports:

Theft, drugs

‰Police last week arrested a Westwood woman on theft and drug charges after she allegedly tried to steal a bicycle while intoxicated.

Gina M. Rice, 35, was lodged in the Boyd County Detention Center, charged with felony drug possession, misdemeanor theft and failure to notify the Department of Transportation of an address change.

The incident occurred just after midnight on Wednesday at a home on Hinton Street. According to the APD, Rice was detained while attempting to steal the bike, valued at $120, and neighbors called police. A search revealed Rice was in possession of Methadone, for which she didn’t have a prescription.

Auto theft

‰Don Hall Chevrolet on Friday reported the theft of a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado pickup valued at $12,990.

Theft

‰A woman last week reported her wallet was stolen after she accidentally left it in a shopping cart at the Blackburn Avenue Family Dollar.

‰A man living in the 2600 block of Forest Avenue last week reported a clay crock valued at $200 was stolen from his front porch.

‰Prichard Lawn Care, 1305 Boy Scout Road, on Friday reported a man purchased two lawn mowers, worth a combined $954, with two checks that were written on a closed account.

‰A woman living in the 2600 block of Algonquin Avenue on Friday reported several parcels delivered to her home had been stolen from her front porch.

‰A resident of the 300 block of 32nd Street on Saturday reported the theft of a gas-powered weed trimmer from the trunk of one of his vehicles.

‰A man on Monday reported the theft of his BMX bicycle from the bike rack at the rear of Ashland Town Center.

KENNETH HART can be reached at khart@dailyindependent.com or (606) 326-2654.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • Boyd Democrats take floor at Elks

    Boyd County Democrats met at the Elks Lodge for a matchup between candidates for two of the hottest primary races in Boyd County: sheriff and judge-executive.
    The candidates, sponsored by the Boyd County Democratic Women’s Club, each took to the podium to face the crowd Tuesday night and discuss the candidacy and platforms for the race that is still over a month away.

    April 15, 2014

  • Shay receives 38 years for fatal shooting

    Casey R. Shay, 27, of Morehead, was sentenced Monday to 38 years in prison for the fatal shooting last year of Cassandra M. “Cassie” Owens, 21.

    April 15, 2014

  • 0416homegarden.jpg Space not problem with home garden

    Growing your own dinner is not a concept lost on Kenny Imel.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Greenup court jumpstarts road repairs

    As part of the Greenup County Fiscal Court’s annual expenses, the court approved the first reading of an ordinance that allots up to $1.5 million for blacktopping damaged county roads.

    April 15, 2014

  • Nursing home reports drug theft to APD

    Woodland Oaks Health Care Facility, 1820 Oakview Road, on Monday reported the theft of 30 hydrocodone tablets from a secured area within the nursing home.

    April 15, 2014

  • Devices left from previous construction discovered

    All four lanes of U.S. 23 were shut down for nearly two hours Tuesday following the discovery of old explosives on a hillside rock cut.
    The devices apparently were left over from a previous construction project and were discovered by a crew working on the new Ironton-Russell Bridge, Russell Police Chief Tim Wilson said.

    April 15, 2014

  • Boyd walk to raise awareness of autism

    The differences in the nine children in Carla Malone’s classroom are striking.
    A few can talk, but some won’t make a sound and others jabber apparent nonsense sounds.
    There are playful children and those who keep to themselves. Some of the children can read and do other academic tasks. Schoolwork for others means matching pictures and doing exercises to develop fine motor skills, like learning to hold a pencil.

    April 15, 2014

  • Grimes outpaces McConnell in first quarter

    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has again outpaced her likely Republican general election opponent, incumbent Mitch McConnell, in fundraising during the first quarter — but she remains well behind McConnell in total fundraising and cash on hand.

    April 15, 2014

  • 0416explosives0166 copy.jpg UPDATE: U.S. 23 reopened; explosives eliminated

    More information on the U.S. 23 closure from the the Kentucky Department of Highways.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • BREAKING: Explosives find shuts down U.S. 23

    All four lanes of U.S. 23 have been shut down to the discovery of undetonated explosives on a hillside, authorities said.

    April 15, 2014