Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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July 10, 2011

Used car batteries, pills reported stolen

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


An employee of a store on Old 13th Street reported the theft of a pair of Oakley sunglasses worth $100 Wednesday. The worker said customers picked them up from a desk and left the store.

A contractor reported the theft of 10 gallons of gasoline and 20 gallons of diesel fuel Thursday from construction equipment parked on the Bill Cole construction site. Police have no suspects.

Walmart reported the theft of 90 used car batteries worth $810 Wednesday. The thief cut the chain on a storage cage to get the batteries.

A resident of the 1700 block of Clements Drive reported the theft of Suboxone pills and $200 in cash by some guests in her apartment.

Criminal mischief

A resident of the 3200 block of Simpson Road told police Thursday someone broke the windows from two of her vehicles. Police have two suspects, both juveniles.


A resident of the 2000 block of Dixon Street on Wednesday reported the theft of three DVD players, three computer game systems, 400 DVDs and a bottle of oxycodone pills in a breakin. The culprits apparently came in through the bathroom window.  The value of the stolen items was $3,026. Police don’t have any suspects.

A resident of the 2200 block of Dixon Street on Thursday reported the theft of Percocet pills and cash by someone who got into his home while he was in the shower. Total value of the theft was $571.

A refrigerator, copper plumbing, electrical fixtures and other metal fixtures were reported stolen Thursday from a vacant house in the 1200 block of Palmer Street. The items were stolen sometime in the preceding two weeks.

Disorderly conduct

Police arrested a man Thursday on charges of disorderly conduct and carrying a concealed deadly weapon after a fight at Dairy Queen that was continued at a residence on Raybourne Road.


A man staying at the Bluegrass Inn told police he was robbed of $1,700 and a cell phone by two men. The cell phone later was returned by an unknown man.

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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