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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST - APRIL 12-17, 2017

BULLIT COUNTY, KENTUCKY MAN ARRESTED ON MAJOR DRUG POSSESSION, OTHER FELONY CHARGES, INCLUDING BEING ESCAPED INMATE

OUT OF THE 71 INMATES BOOKED AT THE BIG SANDY REGIONAL DETENTION CENTER IN PAINTSVILLE FROM 12:01 A.M. APRIL 12 THRU 11:59 P.M. APRIL 17, 10 WERE FROM LAWRENCE COUNTY.

ALSO, THE NUMBER OF INMATES BEING HOUSED AT THE BSRDC IS CREEPING UP AGAIN, WHERE AS OF 9 P.M. TUESDAY APRIL 18, THE TOTAL IS 269 INMATES. THE BIG SANDY REGIONAL DETENTION CENTER'S DESIGNATED MAXIMUM CAPACITY IS 225 INMATES.


THE NAMES OF THE TEN MOST RECENT LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS ARE THE FOLLOWING:

APRIL 18, 2017 - written by WADE QUEEN

 

 Charles D Perkins Charles D PerkinsCharles D Perkins, 24, of Louisa, was arrested on April 12, 2017, at 11:14 A.M., by an officer of the Louisa Police Department and was charged with: • FAILURE TO APPEAR.

Later on April 12, at 4:59 P.M., Charles D. Perkins, was taken into custody by deputy Akers of the Pike County Sheriff Department and was transferred to the Pike County Detention Center on Pikeville, on the failure to appear charge, and he is being held on no bond, where he remains in custody as Tuesday evening April 18.

 

 

 

 

 


Tommy CastleTommy CastleTommy Castle, 20, of Louisa, turned himself in on April 12, 2017 at 2:47 P.M to the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, to serve jail time for: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.



 

 

 

 

 

Andrew PerryAndrew PerryAndrew Perry, 34, of Louisa, was arrested on April 13, 2017, at 1:33 P.M., by Sheriff Garrett Roberts of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • DOMESTIC ABUSE - DUTIES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leslie Scott TriplettLeslie Scott TriplettLeslie Scott Triplett, 42, of Louisa, was arrested on April 13, 2017, at 2:11 P.M., by officer Boleyn, of the Kentucky Department of Corrections Division of Probation and Parole, and was charged with: • PAROLE VIOLATION (FOR TECHNICAL VIOLATION).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Derick DelkDerick DelkDerick Delk, 38, of Lebanon Junction, Kentucky; was arrested on April 13, 2017, at 8:37 P.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE 1ST OFFENSE (COCAINE), • POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA, • FLAGRANT NON SUPPORT, • PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER I, • ESCAPE 2ND DEGREE-(IDENTIFY FACILITY), • TAMPERING WITH/PRISONER MONITORING DEVICE, • THEFT BY FAILURE TO MAKE REQUIRED DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY, • RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY UNDER/$10,000 ( 3 SEPARATE COUNTS), • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE (METHAMPHETAMINE), • DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS.



 

 

 

 

Michael GrahamMichael GrahamMichael Graham, 62, of Blaine, Kentucky; was arrested on April 13, 2017, at 8:44 P.M., by trooper Daniel G. Vossmer, of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • LEAVING SCENE OF ACCIDENT-FAILURE TO RENDER AID OR ASSISTANCE.

 

 

 

 

 


 Todd Fitzpatrick Todd FitzpatrickTodd Fitzpatrick, 22, of Louisa, was arrested on April 14, 2017, at 12:34 P.M., by deputy Chuck Jackson of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • CUSTODIAL INTERFERENCE - FELONY.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 Melissa R. Thompson Chafin Melissa R. Thompson ChafinMelissa R. Thompson-Chafin, 41, of Louisa, was arrested on April 14, 2017, at 1:01 P.M., by officer Billy C. Slone of the Kentucky Department of Corrections Division of Probation and Parole, and was charged with: • PAROLE VIOLATION (FOR FELONY OFFENSE).



 

 

 

 


Joshua TriplettJoshua TriplettJoshua Triplett, 23, of Webbville, Kentucky; was arrested on April 15, 2017, at 4:05 P.M., by deputy Chuck Jackson of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY UNDER/$500.



 

 

 

 

 


William J. McCoyWilliam J. McCoyWilliam J. McCoy, 45, of Louisa, was arrested on April 16, 2017, at 3:01 P.M., by deputy Chuck Jackson of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE (METHAMPHETAMINE), • FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, • OBSTRUCTED VISION AND/OR WINDSHIELD, • OPERATING ON SUSPENDED OR REVOKED OPERATORS LICENSE, • FLEEING OR EVADING POLICE, 2ND DEGREE (ON FOOT).

 

 

 

 


Lawrence County Fiscal Court 

  Agenda

April 18th, 2017

 

  1. Opening Prayer
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Call Meeting to Order
  4. Approve Minutes from March 21th Regular Meeting 
  5. Approve 2nd Reading of Budget Amendment # 4
  6. Approve Treasurer’s Request
  7. Approve Bills
  8. Approve Treasurer’s Report  
  9. Discuss Garbage Rates
  10. Declare April Child Abuse Prevention Month
  11. Approve Agreement and Resolution for County Road Aid FY 17-18
  12. Approve Amendment to Personnel Policy
  13. Approve 2nd Reading of Encroachment Ordinance
  14. Approve Lease Agreement between LC Fiscal Court and No Limits Fitness
  15. Speaker for Kentucky Wired
  16. Accept LC Extension Bd. FY 17-18 Budget
  17. Declare April 2017 Distracted Driving Month
  18. Approve Lowering the Speed Limit in Highbottom and Springhill to 25mph
  19. Declare April 07 Arbor Day
  20. Declare May 2017 as Building Safety Month
  21. Public Comments 
  22. Adjourn

WAYNE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT:

Thursday, April 13, 2017

On April 11, 2017, Sheriff Rick Thompson announced arrests made by the US Marshalls Cuffed Task Force in two separate investigations conducted by the Wayne County Sheriff Department Drug Enforcement Unit.

The first arrest was made on North Jefferson Drive off Spring Valley in Wayne County and the second in Stepptown. The two investigations were not connected. However; both cases involved a Detroit source of supply.

Sheriff Thompson along with the Wayne County Sheriff Department Drug Enforcement Unit, WCSD Deputies, and the WVSP searched a residence on North Jefferson Drive after an investigation conducted by the WCSD Drug Enforcement Unit.

Officials collected evidence used for Manufacturing Methamphetamine, several baggies of HEROIN, and evidence for packaging and cutting HEROIN. Three arrests have been made as a result of the investigation.

Angela Davis, left, and Angie Perry-Sammons        4/13/17Angela Davis, left, and Angie Perry-Sammons 4/13/17Angela Davis of South Point, OH is charged with (2) counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance (HEROIN), Operating or Attempting to Operate a Clandestine Drug Laboratories, Precursors for Meth, and Conspiracy.

Conner Arthur, aka “L” of Detroit, MI is charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance (HEROIN), Possession with Intent to Deliver (HERION), and Conspiracy.

Michael Fritz of South Point, OH is charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver (HEROIN), Operating or Attempting to Operate a Clandestine Drug Laboratories, Precursors for Meth, and Conspiracy. More arrests are expected in connection to the search made in this case.

Also arrested in a separate investigation was John Sammons and Angie Perry-Sammons of Stepptown. John is charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance (HEROIN), Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Oxycodone), and Conspiracy. Angie was also charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance (HEROIN), Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Oxycodone), and Conspiracy. The WCSD Drug Enforcement Unit made several undercover drug purchases from the suspects in Stepptown. The Detroit source of supply has been arrested by another agency. 

Sheriff Thompson stated that “the work of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department Drug Enforcement Unit has made a major impact on the trafficking of drugs within our county”.

 

ALL IN THE FAMILY?

ONE OF CHARGED SUSPECTS IS YOUNG COUSIN OF MARTIN COUNTY SHERIFF JOHN KIRK; ALSO ARRESTED ON SIMILAR CHARGES TWICE IN 2016

APRIL 14, 2017, written by WADE QUEEN

A stolen car is being arrestedin the photo above.A stolen car is being arrestedin the photo above.


JOHNNY STEVEN KIRK top and STEVEN CASEY MEADE.JOHNNY STEVEN KIRK top and STEVEN CASEY MEADE.Deputies from the Martin County Sheriff's Department arrested two men Wednesday after they say the stole a vehicle and sold it for cash.

Just a few days after the car was reported stolen two Martin County men were caught on video with the same car at a metal recycling shop.

"Once the camera had come on they re-winded it and found a silver dodge neon that was matching the description the owner had given me," Martin County Sheriff's Deputy Cody Lowe said.

Officers said Sunday evening was the last time the owner saw the car.

In a picture taken from security video you can see two men, who police said took the car to Howell's Recycle Center and sold it for cash.

"The car, actually when I looked it up on the warrant when I was trying to process for the warrant, the car booked for 2,260 something, he got 156 dollars out of the car," stated Deputy Lowe.

On Wednesday afternoon deputies served felony warrants and arrested Johnny Steven Kirk, 20, of Beauty, Kentucky, and Steven Casey Meade, 25, of Inez, Kentucky.

"When I was up there he was with the guy that he had got the car with," according to Deputy Lowe.

Deputy Lowe said he was able to use a receipt to prove Kirk and Meade sold the car.

Deputy Lowe is warning people to take extra security measures.

"Really I think that people need to invest in security systems around their home areas, you need to keep your doors locked and cars locked also because, I mean, these people are smart," Deputy Lowe said.

Deputies say they also received a signed statement from the owner of Howell's Recycle Center saying the two men sold the car.

The Martin County Sheriff Department charged both Johnny Steven Kirk and Steven Casey Meade with with the felony of: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION AUTO - $500 OR MORE BUT UNDER/$10,000.

One of the suspects, Johnny Kirk, is a cousin of Martin County Sheriff John H. Kirk. Johnny Kirk was arrested by the Martin County Sheriff Department on similar charges twice in 2016. In August and November 2016, then 19 year old Johnny Kirk was arrested on the same single felony charge of receiving stolen property under $10,000 for both arrests.

Earlier in the year, in May 2016, Johnny Kirk was arrested by Martin County deputies for nine vehicle traffic citations offenses, which were: • OPERATING ON SUSPENDED OR REVOKED OPERATORS LICENSE, • NO REGISTRATION PLATES, • NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT, • FAILURE OF OWNER TO MAINTAIN REQUIRED INSURANCE/SECURITY, 2ND OFFENSE, • IMPROPER TOWING, • ESCAPING CONTENTS,SHIFTING OR SPILLING LOADS, • FAILURE TO REGISTER TRANSFER OF MOTOR VEHICLE, • FAILURE TO REGISTER TRANSFER OF MOTOR VEHICLE, • NO SEAT BELT ANCHORS, CHILD RESTRAINTS.

 


Jaryd H. Crum Is Associate 


Counsel At Kirk Law Firm

Graduate of Eastern University And UK Law School

Jaryd H. CrumJaryd H. CrumJaryd H. Crum, a 2016 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law 
and a 2013 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, is an Associate Counsel at Kirk 
Law Firm effective April 3,2017.

During his time at Eastern, Jaryd worked as an Intern at the Kirk Firm for three 
summers. While a student at UK Law School, Jaryd clerked for Franklin Circuit Judge, 
Phillip Shepherd, and also earned the C.A.L.I., which is the highest grade in the school's 
State Constitutional Law course taught by U.K. General Counsel William E. Thro. After 
his graduation at UK Law, Jaryd attended the Johns Hopkins University where he studied 
government. Jaryd is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and in 
Washington D.C.

"We are delighted to have this young man as counsel at our firm," John C. Kirk, a 
Partner at the Kirk Firm said. "From working with him during the summers of his college 
years, we learned that he has the highest integrity and an outstanding work ethic."

The Kirk Firm has eight offices in Eastern Kentucky and represents persons 
injured in highway accidents, workplace injuries, industrial diseases such as Black Lung, 
home fire and other insurance losses, Social Security disability, product liability, criminal 
record expungements, criminal defense, traffic violations, estate probates, wills, deeds 
and domestics.

Roll Call Magazine, a Frankfort publication, has often published rankings of 
Kentucky lawyers who represent persons with work injuries and Black Lung and has 
often listed the Kirk Firm as the State's number one firm for those cases.

In 2000 the Kirk Firm successfully represented 672 Martin County and Lawrence 
County property owners against Martin County Coal Company and Massey Coal 
Corporation for "Sludge Damages" to their properties following the collapse of a sludge 
lake on the Martin County Coal property, an event that released 300 million gallons of 
sludge into Martin County streams and then into the Tug and Big Sandy Rivers.

The Kirk Firm represented the estate of a man killed by a coal truck that crashed 
into his vehicle and the Firm recovered damages from the owner of the truck and-in a 
precedent changing action-recovered damages against the coal company that 
"overloaded the truck," knowing that the truck would be operated on an unsafe road. 
Recently, the Kirk Firm received a $27,000,000 Judgment in the Knott Circuit Court for a 
client in a case against a coal company.

"Jaryd is the very kind of attorney who will continue our Firm's success in 
representation of the hurt and disabled and others," Kirk said.

Jaryd is married to his high school sweetheart, the former Jessica Maynard. His 
parents are Benton and Teresia Houston Crum of Inez.