Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Local News

March 20, 2012

Man arrested for drugs after fleeing traffic stop

Police reports, 03/20/12

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


Police arrested a man Saturday on drug and other charges when he fled during a traffic stop. The man had OxyContin, phenobarbital and a used hypodermic needle in his possession. He was charged with first- and third-degree drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, fleeing police and violating parole.

Police arrested a man last week and found drugs on him in a search. He is charged with marijuana trafficking, first and second-degree drug trafficking, possession of drug paraphernalia and contempt of court.


 Police received a report of a stolen iPod Friday. The victim told police the iPod was stolen while he played basketball at Southside Park.

Police received a report of an iPhone stolen from a computer desk at the Boyd County Public Library on Saturday. Police have no suspects.

A resident of the 3500 block of Selms Street on Sunday reported the theft of a capacitor from his car.

Criminal mischief

Someone used a sharp object Friday to puncture a tire on a parked vehicle.

Unknown juveniles used permanent markers to write on playground equipment on Central Avenue.


Unknown burglars broke into the Ashland Schools Alumni Gym sometime before Thursday. The burglars discharged a fire extinguisher, knocked things over and damaged the scoring table.


Someone stole $167 worth of merchandise Sunday from the Foodfair in the 2800 block of Blackburn Avenue and tried to punch an employee who chased her. The robber dropped the merchandise and ran away. Police have a suspect.


Walmart reported the theft of merchandise worth $103 Friday. Police arrested a suspect.

Walmart reported the theft of merchandise worth $82 Friday. Police have no suspects.

TIPS ABOUT criminal activity may be reported anonymously to the Ashland Police Department by calling the Silent Witness hotline at (606) 329-1771.

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