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Police

  • Police Beat 4-28-11

    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)

    Dry Ridge Police
    Chief Rick Kells charged Jerry C. Fogle, 31, of Dry Ridge, with receiving stolen property valued less than $500 at 1:36 p.m. April 20 on Meadow View Circle. Fogle was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • INDICTMENTS

    The grand jury, which met April 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:
    • Allan Wayne Hess, 33, possession of a controlled substance first degree, second or subsequent offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, first offense and persistent felony offender first degree.

  • Police Reports - April 21, 2011

    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)

    Grant County Sheriff's Office

  • DRFD adds carbon monoxide monitors

    The Dry Ridge Fire Department now has the capability to monitor every residence it  enters for the “silent killer” of carbon monoxide.

    All three DRFD ambulances have a carbon monoxide (CO) monitor attached to the medical bags that are taken into homes during a medical call.

    The monitors were purchased for $510 thanks to the Dry Ridge Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.

  • Meth training teaches community response to growing issue

    A funeral home in Arkansas and a church parking lot in Indiana were not immune to the infestation of methamphetamine.

    “It’s found everywhere,” said Terry Stinson, prevention specialist for RiverValley Behavioral Health Regional Prevention Center in Owensboro. “They found a lab a few years ago in Owensboro in a homeless shelter.”

    More than 40 people gathered April 14 at the Grant County Extension Office to learn the dangers of meth and how communities can fight the ever-growing problem.

  • Former pastor pleads guilty to child porn

    By Brendan Kirby
    Press Register in Mobile, Ala.

    MOBILE, Ala. — A former church leader from Kentucky pleaded guilty April 19 to charges that he posted child pornography on his Facebook pages and used the social networking website to send images to others.

    Jerry L. Cannon, 63, faces five to 20 years on each of two counts of distribution of child pornography. Assistant U.S. Attorney Maria Murphy said U.S. District Judge Ginny Granade could run the sentences for both one after the other.

  • Bank robber sentenced

    One of three Grant County men who pleaded guilty last year in connection with a bank robbery in Fort Wright was sentenced Feb. 25 to two years in prison.

    Dustin Webster, 25, changed his plea Nov. 12 as part of an agreement with prosecutors.

    Along with the sentence, Webster will serve three years of probation after his release and he must repay $2,086 to the bank.

    Webster, along with Shawn Ruby, 26, and Ronald L. Hall, 26, all of Dry Ridge, were indicted in U.S. District Court in Covington.

  • Police Beats 4-7-11

    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)

    Dry Ridge Police

  • Community training tackles meth

    A lack of knowledge and an overwhelming feeling of hopelessness.

    Those are the two biggest obstacles facing communities trying to reduce methamphetamine use and manufacturing, according to Terry Stinson, prevention specialist for RiverValley Behavioral Health Regional Prevention Center in Owensboro.

  • Corinth woman dies after car hits deer

    A 30-year-old Corinth woman died March 26 when the 2002 Toyota she was driving struck a deer.

    Trisha Sullivan was pronounced dead at the scene on U.S. 25 in Corinth by Grant County Coroner Robert McDaniel.

    Two juvenile passengers were uninjured and released to next of kin.

    Alcohol is not believed to be a factor and the accident remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Trooper Jeven Keding.

    Units from the Corinth Fire Department, Rural Metro, and Grant County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the scene.