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Henry Clay Credit Card Theft
November 16, 2020
On Tuesday, October 20, Officers with the Lexington Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of Henry Clay Boulevard for a theft report. The victim stated the incident occurred in the early morning hours of Wednesday, September 30, but she could not make a report until a later date. The suspect (s) broke into her van, stole multiple credit cards, then charged over $1000. Suspects are pictured below purchasing items at a local store.
Gun Theft on Russell Cave RoadOn Sunday, October 11th at approximately 1555 hours an individual broke into a vehicle that was parked at a business in the 1300 block of Russell Cave Road. The victim’s vehicle doors were locked but the suspect used a rock the size of a volleyball to shatter the passenger side window. The suspect then reached into the vehicle and stole the victim’s handgun which was lying on the seat. The suspect is a male white, unknown age.
November 09, 2020
Mapleleaf Drive Trailer Theft
October 26, 2020
On Monday, May 25th at approximately 0430 hours a large black Haulmark XXL Trailer was stolen from the rear of a business in the 3000 block of Mapleleaf Drive. The trailer itself is valued at approximately $5,000 while the various contents inside the trailer value at approximately $2,000. The suspect was driving an older model black GMC pickup with a flat bed and red stripes on the doors. The suspect was a male white.
Georgetown Robbery Case
October 19, 2020
On Tuesday, August 25th, Carol Moore and an unknown male black suspect entered the victim’s residence on East Washington Street in Georgetown. Both individuals stole several thousand dollars from the victim and then proceeded to assault him causing significant bruising to his face and fractured facial bones. Warrants are currently out for Carol Moore but the identity of the male black suspect is unknown. He is approximately 40-60 years of age. If you have any knowledge of whom the additional suspect may be please contact Crime Stoppers using any of the options below.
Upper St package thefts
October 12, 2020
An apartment complex located in the 500 block of South Upper Street has recently been the target of multiple package thefts. On 08/26/2020, late in the evening, a male white is seen on video removing packages from the mail room of the apartment complex. On 09/07/20 the same male white is again seen removing packages. At this time three separate victims from the apartment complex have come forward to report the theft of their packages. If you can identify this package thief please reach out to Crime Stoppers.
Nicholasville American Flag Theft
October 05, 2020
On September 23rd not long after 10:00pm an unknown suspect stole a large American flag flying from the flagpole at Cumberland Machinery Movers in Jessamine County. The flag was 20 feet by 30 feet. The suspect vehicle appears to be a light colored Subaru Outback. Detectives are seeking any information on this case.
Augusta Drive Homicide
September 28, 2020
On Thursday, May 28, at 1:39AM, the Lexington Police Department responded to the 1800 block of Augusta Drive in reference to shots fired call. Upon their arrival, they located Bruce Trice, 58, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Mr. Trice was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Detectives are seeking any information pertaining to the ongoing investigation.
Copper Run Auto Theft
September 21, 2020
In the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 28th an unknown suspect stole a 2019 white Ford Explorer from a residence in the 1400 block of Copper Run Boulevard. The victim was able to use a GPS app to determine her vehicle was in the area of Russell Avenue. When Officers recovered the vehicle they discovered it had sustained damage to the front and the rear. The victim was also missing two Championship rings from the vehicle valued at more than $1,000.00
Chamption Preferred Auto-Vehicle Theft
September 14, 2020
In the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 9th two male suspects unlawfully entered the premises of Champion Preferred Auto in Jessamine County. The suspects used force to gain access to the main building and stole a key to a 2019 Chevy Malibu that was parked on the lot. The vehicle was recovered a short time late in Harrodsburg unoccupied. Damage was sustained to the vehicle and to the business. Please contact Crime Stoppers at the numbers below if you are able to identify or know the suspects that committed this crime.
Greenbrier Country Club Burglary
September 07, 2020
On Sunday, May 10, in the early morning hours two suspects unlawfully entered the premises at the Greenbrier Golf & Country Club on Bahama Road. They gained access to a maintenance shed and destroyed multiple cameras on the property. An employee subsequently arrived and the suspects fled before taking any items. Over $1,000 worth of damage was done to the business. Detectives are seeking the public’s help with identifying the suspects.
P3 Tips App for your smartphone
August 31, 2020
THE COMMUNITY PLAYS A VITAL ROLE IN HELPING TO SOLVE CRIME. RECENTLY CRIME STOPPERS INTRODUCED A NEW MOBILE APP CALLED P3 TIPS. IT’S COMPLETELY FREE AND CAN EASILY BE DOWNLOADED ON ANY SMARTPHONE. IT IS VERY USER FRIENDLY AND THE BEST PART IS YOU CAN REMAIN COMPLETELY ANONYMOUS BY PROVIDING A TIP THIS WAY! IT’S ALSO AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH, SPANISH OR FRENCH. TIPSTERS NEVER PROVIDE THEIR NAMES, LOCATION OR CONTACT INFORMATION. FOR YEARS ANONYMOUS REPORTING TOOLS HAVE HELPED SOLVE THOUSANDS OF CRIMES HERE IN LEXINGTON AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY. WE BELIEVE THIS NEW TOOL WILL DRASTICALLY HELP IN KEEPING DANGEROUS OFFENDERS OFF OF THE STREET AND ALLOW THE COMMUNITY TO PLAY A MORE ACTIVE ROLE IN HELPING TO KEEP ALL OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY MORE SAFE.
Fayette Mall Robbery
August 24, 2020
AT APPROXIMATELY 6:15P.M. ON SUNDAY, JULY, 26, THE LEXINGTON POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO A PERSONAL ROBBERY INSIDE THE FAYETTE MALL. THE VICTIM WAS WORKING A KIOSK WHEN THE SUSPECT POINTED A FIREARM AT HIM AND DEMANDED CASH. THE VICTIM COMPLIED AND THE SUSPECT FLED THE SCENE WITH AN UNDISCLOSED AMOUNT OF CASH. THE MALE BLACK SUSPECT WAS DESCRIBED AS THIN AND ATHLETIC.
Skyview Lane Homicide
August 17, 2020
AT APPROXIMATELY 9:30PM ON APRIL 23RD 2019 POLICE RESPONDED TO THE 500 BLOCK OF SKYVIEW LANE REFERENCE A CALL OF SHOTS FIRED. UPON ARRIVAL OFFICERS LOCATED THE VICTIM, DAVID KELM, AGE 46, SUFFERING FROM A GUNSHOT WOUND. A SHORT TIME LATER MR. KELM SUCCUMBED TO HIS INJURY. DETECTIVES ARE ASKING THE COMMUNITY FOR ASSISTANCE IN THIS CASE.
Georgetown Cold Case
August 10, 2020
BRITTANY POWELL, AGE 27, WAS FOUND DECEASED ON 02/07/2020. SHE WAS LOCATED IN A BASEBALL DUGOUT AT SUFFOLETTA MEMORIAL PARK IN GEORGETOWN, KENTUCKY. SHE WAS LAST SEEN LEAVING HER HOME ON SARATOGA COURT ON 02/05/2020. HER CAUSE OF DEATH WAS DETERMINED TO BE FROM A DRUG OVERDOSE BUT THE CIRCUMSTANCES REMAIN SUSPICIOUS. IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THE DEATH OF BRITTANY POWELL PLEASE CALL CRIME STOPPERS ANONYMOUSLY AT 859-253-2020.
Jessamine County Cold Case
August 03, 2020
CARLOS ALBERTO MEJIA, 30-YEARS-OLD, WAS LAST SEEN LEAVING A FRIEND’S HOUSE ON BRYAN AVENUE IN LEXINGTON ON SEPTEMBER 8TH, 2018. HE WAS SEEN DRIVING AWAY IN A DARK GREY HUMMER H3. HE WAS DISCOVERED DECEASED ALONG THE SIDE OF THE ROAD IN A RURAL AREA OF SOUTHWESTERN JESSAMINE COUNTY 5 DAYS LATER ON SEPTEMBER 13TH, 2018. THE CAUSE OF DEATH WAS A GUNSHOT WOUND. HE WAS A KNOWN RESIDENT OF LEXINGTON BUT HAD NO PRIMARY ADDRESS.
Cold Case of the Month
July 13, 2020
IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS OF NOVEMBER 8TH 2001 THE DECEASED VICTIM WAS LOCATED IN A RURAL AREA ON BRIAR HILL ROAD. IT WAS LATER DETERMINED TO BE A HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION DUE TO ASPHYXIATION. THE 35 YEAR-OLD VICTIM, PAMELA MANSELL, WAS LATER IDENITIFIED BY THE FAYETTE COUNTY CORONER’S OFFICE.
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Lex Arts Commercial BurglarySTATUS
March 09, 2020
SOMETIME ON OR AROUND DECEMBER 27TH OR 28TH, LEXARTS LOCATED AT 161 N MILL STREET WAS BURGLARIZED. THE SUSPECT WAS MOST LIKELY IN POSSESSION OF A STOLEN MASTER KEY TO THE BUILDING. FROM THERE, THEY WERE ABLE TO STEAL APPROXIMATELY $2,800 CASH AND A BUSINESS CREDIT CARD. A SUSPECT WAS CAPTURED ON CAMERA AT SPORTSMANS WAREHOUSE USING THE STOLEN CARD.
Patchen Wilkes Home BurglarySTATUS
March 03, 2020
ON TUESDAY FEBRUARY 4TH JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT, TWO SUSPECTS (APPEARING TO BE BLACK OR BIRACIAL) BROKE INTO THE BACK WINDOW OF A HOUSE IN THE PATCHEN WILKES NEIGHBORHOOD. THEY WERE WEARING HOODED SWEATSHIRTS AND ONE SUSPECT HAD HIS FACE CONCEALED. THE VICTIM’S HOME SECURITY CAMERA CAPTURED IMAGES OF THE SUSPECTS BURGLARIZING HER HOME. THEY STOLE VARIOUS ITEMS OF CLOTHING AND ELECTRONICS INCLUDING A LARGE SCREEN TELEVISION. THE VICTIM WAS NOT AT HOME AT THE TIME OF THE BURGLARY.
Theft of Jewelry from Kays in Fayette MallSTATUS
February 24, 2020
ON THURSDAY JANUARY 16TH, TWO SUSPECTS ENTERED THE KAYS JEWELRY STORE LOCATED IN FAYETTE MALL. ONE SUSPECT ASKED TO SEE VARIOUS ITEMS OF JEWELRY WHILE THE OTHER SUSPECT SNUCK UP BEHIND THE CLERK AND REACHED INTO THE UNLOCKED GLASS CASE. THE SUSPECTS WERE ABLE TO STEAL THREE DIAMOND RINGS AND DIAMOND EARRINGS TOTALLING IN EXCESS OF $40,000.
Theft of Iwatches from TargetSTATUS
February 10, 2020
ON SUNDAY JANUARY 26TH AROUND 6:45PM, FOUR FEMALE BLACKS ENTERED THE CAMPUS TARGET STORE LOCATED AT 500 S UPPER STREET. ONE OF THE SUSPECTS DISTRACTED THE CLERK WHILE THE OTHERS STUFFED MERCHANDISE INTO PURSES THEY SELECTED FROM THE SALES FLOOR. THEY WERE ABLE TO STEAL IN EXCESS OF $3,000 IN MERCHANDISE AND APPLE IPADS. THEY WERE LAST SEEN GETTING INTO THEIR VEHICLE PARKED ACROSS THE STREET IN THE MCDONALDS PARKING LOT.