Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Local News

August 20, 2013

Police beat: 8/21/13

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


‰Wildcat Wearhouse, 2120 13th st., on Monday reported someone had entered the business and removed $996 cash and a black Sentry safe.

‰A man on Monday reported someone had unlawfully entered his vacant house in the 2300 block of Sellars Street by ripping off the plywood covering the doorways and stole aluminum scaffolding and copper pipes. Some of the pipes were recovered.


‰A man on Monday reported someone stole a GPS unit from his unlocked vehicle while it was parked in the 2700 block of Algonquin Avenue.

‰Stereo equipment was reported stolen Monday from a vehicle parked on Hilton Avenue.

‰A man on Monday reported someone stole his wallet and a .22-caliber pistol from his unlocked vehicle while it was parked on Seminole Avenue.

‰A GPS unit and a pistol were reported stolen Monday from a vehicle parked in the 2700 block of Cumberland Avenue.

‰Someone stole a laptop computer belonging to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms from a vehicle parked in the 800 block of 23rd Street, along with a Swiss Army bag and an ATF ID badge. The theft was reported Monday.

‰A resident of the 3300 block of Simpson Road on Monday reported the theft of a weed trimmer and a chain saw from his porch.

‰A woman on Monday reported her purse was stolen from her unlocked vehicle while it was parked in Hilton Alley.


‰A 37-year-old Huntington man was arrested Monday on a misdemeanor assault for allegedly striking a woman in the face. The incident occurred on 55th Street.

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

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