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For The Record

  • Police Record 7-2-09

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

    Deputy Mike Garvey investigated an accident which occurred at 7 a.m. June 20 on Taft Highway. The driver involved was Angelene Hicks, 30, of Williamstown, driving a 1995 Toyota that struck a guardrail.

    Deputy Lee Jacobs investigated an accident which occurred at 7:15 p.m. June 20 on Lemon Northcutt Road. The drivers involved were Holly Breeden, 23, of Dry Ridge, driving a 1999 Acura and Terry Crouch, 21, of Crittenden, driving a 1997 Chevrolet.

  • Police Record 6-25-09

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

    Deputy Brian Maines investigated an accident which occurred at 5:15 p.m. on June 15 on Blackburn Lane. The drivers involved were Tracey A. Simpson, 42, of Dry Ridge, driving a 2000 Jeep and Cecil H. Lewis, 70, of Monroe, MI, driving a 2007 Jaguar.

    Capt. Gary Humphrey charged Deanna R. Lucas, 26, of Dry Ridge, with 11 counts of theft by unlawful taking at 1:30 p.m. on June 16 on Violet Road in Crittenden.

  • Williamstown man sentenced for sexual exploitation

    A Williamstown man will be spending nearly 20 years behind bars after he was found guilty of sexual exploitation of children.

    Ricky Lawrence was indicted July 12, 2008, and found guilty late last year. He was formally sentenced earlier in 2009 in U.S. District Court in Covington.

    Lawrence was found guilty of having sexually explicit photographs and images on his home computer of young children as well as photographs of his genitalia.

  • Police Beat 6-18-09

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

    Capt. Gary Humphrey investigated an accident at 12:14 a.m. June 3 on Dixie Highway in Corinth. The drivers involved were Jeanie G. Meade, 40, of Dry Ridge driving a 2004 Chevrolet and James W. Fryman III, 35, of Williamstown driving a 1996 Toyota.

    Sgt. Dennis Switzer investigated an accident at 6:25 p.m. June 4 on Taft Highway in Dry Ridge. The driver involved was Donald C. Guy, 68 of Corinth driving a 2005 Ford that ran off the roadway.

  • Sheriff's office audit findings released

     State Auditor Crit Luallen released the audit of the 2008 financial statement of the Grant County Sheriff, Charles Dills. State law requires the auditor to annually audit the accounts of each county sheriff. In compliance with this law, the auditor issues two sheriff’s reports each year: one reporting on the audit of the sheriff’s tax account and the other reporting on the audit of the fee account used to operate the office.

  • Indictments 6-11-09

    The grand jury, which met May 6, returned indictments against eight people.

    An indictment means there is probable cause to believe a crime has been committed; guilt or innocence is established later through the trial procedure.

    Those indicted were:

    • Agnacio Vargasigva, 20, with trafficking in 5 pounds or more of marijuana, first offense.

    • Adam R. Gibson, 25, with theft by failure to make required disposition of property over $300.

    • Ricky Dwayne Gross, 23, with burglary in the third degree and theft of a controlled substance.

  • For the Record 6-11-09

    Civil Suits

    May 13:

    Citibank South Dakota vs. Deena S. Gorman, default of payment on note

    Somerhill Capital, LLC vs. Shirley Scarritt, default of payment on note

    Hartman Pinson vs. Robert L. Haas, seeking damages due to an auto accident

    Cavalry Portfolio Services, LLC vs. Tammy Robertson, default of payment on note

    Fifth Third Mortgage Company vs. Russell T. Robertson and Tammy M. Robertson, default of payment on note

    May 15:

    Ben Taulbee vs. Robert S. Vyverberg, seeking damages due to an auto accident

  • Building Permits 6-11-09

    The following building permits were issued in Grant County in April 2009:

    Jaqueline Maxwell, 104 Sunset Drive, car port, 240 square feet, estimated cost $7,000, permit fee $36.

    Kentucky Fried Chicken, 71 Broadway, range hood, 14.4 square feet, estimated cost $6,500, permit fee $50.

    Ray Breetem, 212 Crittenden Court, remodel, 1,120 square feet, estimated cost $5,000, permit fee $60.

    Golden Palace International, 375 C Violet Road, interior finish, 1,150 square feet, estimated cost $70,000, permit fee $119.40.

  • Police Beat 6-11-09

    Dry Ridge

    Chief Rick Kells charged William Boothroyd, 30, of Dry Ridge with possession of marijuana and trafficking marijuana at 1:47 p.m. June 4. Boothroyd was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

    Chief Rick Kells charged Brian Keth Rippons, 32, of Dry Ridge with assault in the fourth degree at 8:10 a.m. June 5.

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

  • For the Record 6-4-09

      Civil Suits April 24: 21