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REGIONAL JAIL STILL WAY OVER CAPACITY

MAY 1, 2017 - written by WADE QUEEN


OUT OF THE 62 INMATES BOOKED AT THE BIG SANDY REGIONAL DETENTION CENTER IN PAINTSVILLE FROM 12:01 A.M. APRIL 25 THRU 11:59 P.M. APRIL 30, 11 OF THEM WERE FROM LAWRENCE COUNTY, OF WHICH 5 WERE FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO TURNED THEMSELVES IN FOR CONTEMPT GUILTY PLEA JAIL SENTENCES.

AND THERE WAS ALSO A SPIKE IN THE NUMBER OF INMATES BOOKED AT THE BIG SANDY REGIONAL DETENTION CENTER IN PAINTSVILLE OVER THE WEEKEND. ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON APRIL 29, THERE WERE 282 INMATES BEING HOUSED AT THE BSRDC, A FACILITY DESIGNED TO HOLD A DESIGNED MAXIMUM CAPACITY OF 225 INMATES. BY 7 P.M. MONDAY MAY 1, THAT NUMBER WAS BACK DOWN TO 262 INMATES.

THE NAMES OF THE ELEVEN MOST RECENT LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS IN THE LAST SIX DAYS ARE THE FOLLOWING:

 

 Lowell Justin Maynard Lowell Justin MaynardLowell Justin Maynard, 28, of Louisa, was arrested on April 25, 2017 at 11:56 A.M., by the Lawrence County Court, and was charged via a grand jury indictment: • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE (METHAMPHETAMINE), • DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS, • THEFT BY DECEPTION-INCLUDE COLD CHECKS UNDER/$500, • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, 2ND DEGREE - DRUG UNSPECIFIED.



 

 

 

 

Joshua Lee RatliffJoshua Lee RatliffJoshua Lee Ratliff, 34, of Louisa, turned himself in on April 26, 2017 at 2:10 P.M to the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail time sentence for: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alexis P. CarterAlexis P. CarterAlexis P. Carter, 27, of Louisa, turned herself in on April 26, 2017 at 2:22 P.M to the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail time sentence for: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stacy D. Horn ChildersStacy D. Horn ChildersStacy D. Horn-Childers, 34, of Louisa, turned herself in on April 26, 2017 at 2:26 P.M to the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail time sentence for: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arlene FalesteadArlene FalesteadArlene Falestead, 46, of Louisa, was arrested on April 26, 2017, at 2:30 P.M., by an officer of the Louisa Police Department and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500,• CRIMINAL TRESPASSING-2ND DEGREE.



 

 

 

 

 


Travis A. CordleTravis A. CordleTravis A. Cordle, 31, of Louisa, turned himself in on April 26, 2017 at 2:33 P.M to the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail time sentence for: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.



 

 

 

 

 

Tommy R. CastleTommy R. CastleTommy R. Castle, 20, of Louisa, turned himself in on April 26, 2017 at 2:36 P.M to the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, to serve a guilty plea jail time sentence for: • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Eugene HallEugene HallEugene Hall, 58, of Louisa, was arrested on April 26, 2017, at 9:57 P.M., by deputy Mason Keefer of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • RECKLESS DRIVING, • POSSESSION OF OPEN ALCOHOL BEVERAGE CONTAINER IN MOTOR VEHICLE PROHIBITED, • OPERATING ON SUSPENDED OR REVOKED OPERATORS LICENSE, • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 (AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCE), 2ND OFFENSE.



 

 

 

 

 

 William D. Curtis William D. CurtisWilliam D. Curtis, 32, of Louisa, was arrested on April 27, 2017, at 5:23 P.M., by an officer of the Louisa Police Department and was charged with: • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION SHOPLIFTING UNDER/$500.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joshua AndrewsJoshua Andrews


Joshua Andrews, 29, of Louisa, was arrested on April 29, 2017, at 3:33 A.M., by trooper Bradley Couch, of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • FAILURE TO OR IMPROPER SIGNAL, • FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, • RESIDENTS NOT TO USE LICENSE OF OTHER STATES, • FAILURE TO NOTIFY ADDRESS CHANGE TO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jo Ann AdkinsJo Ann AdkinsJo Ann Adkins, 43, of Louisa, was arrested on April 29, 2017, at 5:00 A.M., by trooper Bradley Couch, of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 (AGGRAVATED CIRCUMSTANCE) 1ST OFFENSE, • FAILURE TO OR IMPROPER SIGNAL, • POSSESSION OF OPEN ALCOHOL BEVERAGE CONTAINER IN MOTOR VEHICLE PROHIBITED, • RESIDENTS NOT TO USE LICENSE OF OTHER STATES.

 

 



OUT OF THE 80 INMATES BOOKED AT THE BIG SANDY REGIONAL DETENTION CENTER IN PAINTSVILLE FROM 12:01 A.M. APRIL 18 THRU 11:59 P.M. APRIL 24, 8 OF THEM WERE FROM LAWRENCE COUNTY.

THE NAMES OF THE EIGHT MOST RECENT LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS IN THE LAST SEVEN DAYS ARE THE FOLLOWING:


APRIL 25, 2017 - written by WADE QUEEN


Earl M. HillEarl M. HillEarl M. Hill, 40, of Wayne, West Virginia; was arrested on April 18, 2017, at 1:49 P.M., by Sheriff Garrett Roberts of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • FLAGRANT NON SUPPORT ( 2 SEPARATE COUNTS), • NON-SUPPORT, • CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANCE TO ORDER.



 

 

 

 

Tara TincherTara TincherTara Tincher, 28, of Louisa, was arrested on April 18, 2017, at 6:44 P.M., by deputy Mason Keefer of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • ASSAULT, 4TH DEGREE (DOMESTIC VIOLENCE) MINOR INJURY.

 

 

 

 

 


John W. Rowe, 57, of Louisa, was arrested on April 19, 2017, at 2:43 A.M., by trooper Craig Morella, of the Kentucky State Police, and was charged with: • ALCOHOL INTOXICATION IN A PUBLIC PLACE (1ST & 2ND OFFENSE), • FAILURE TO NOTIFY ADDRESS CHANGE TO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.



 

 

 

 

William W. ChafinWilliam W. ChafinWilliam W. Chafin, 28, of Louisa, was arrested on April 20, 2017, at 5:02 P.M., by patrolman officer Julius Musick of the Louisa Police Department and was charged with: • CRIMINAL TRESPASS-1ST DEGREE, • VIOLATION OF COURT ORDER.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christina MooreChristina MooreChristina Moore, 30, of Lomansville, Kentucky; was arrested on April 21, 2017, at 1:34 P.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Ricky L. StevensRicky L. StevensRicky L. Stevens, 54, of Ulysses, Kentucky; was arrested on April 21, 2017, at 2:08 P.M., by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • HARASSING COMMUNICATIONS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Travis E. LayTravis E. LayTravis E. Lay, 20, of Louisa, was arrested on April 21, 2017, at 9:16 P.M., by patrolman officer Hunter James of the Louisa Police Department and was charged with: • FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, • NO OPERATORS-MOPED LICENSE, • FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD, • OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER/INFLUENCE ALCOHOL/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFFENSE, • POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFFENSE (METHAMPHETAMINE).



 

 

 

Christopher W. RatliffChristopher W. RatliffChristopher W. Ratliff, 37, of Louisa, was arrested on April 24, 2017, at 12:04 A.M., by deputy Dwayne Bowen, of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: • NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT, • FAILURE TO REGISTER TRANSFER OF MOTOR VEHICLE, • FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD • OPERATING ON SUSPENDED OR REVOKED OPERATORS LICENSE, • THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION ALL OTHERS UNDER/$500.

 

 

 

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).

 

 

 

 

UTILITY BOARD MEETING APRIL 18, 2017

lawrence Judge/Exec John Osborne at city utilities meeting Tuesday evening where he asked the city to take over the county sewer system which, he said, is too small and costs the county unnecessary moneylawrence Judge/Exec John Osborne at city utilities meeting Tuesday evening where he asked the city to take over the county sewer system which, he said, is too small and costs the county unnecessary money

The Louisa City Utility Board met for the regular meeting Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Those in attendance were Mayor Harold Slone, Mitch Castle member, Heath Preston member, Jeff Kinser member, Steve Lycans member, and Eldred Adams City Attorney. Absent was Sam Lester. 

Utilities board members Heath Preston and Jeff Kinser as well as ,ayor Slone listened to attorney adviser Bud Perry during the meeting. Lazer photo by Gina WoodsUtilities board members Heath Preston and Jeff Kinser as well as ,ayor Slone listened to attorney adviser Bud Perry during the meeting. Lazer photo by Gina Woods

The group received an update from P&A Engineering on the sewer rehab project. The contract between the City and the Engineering firm will be finalized after a few issues are revised, Mayor Harold Slone said.

P&A Engineering stood in agreement that they were ready to begin with short notice the camera process for the sewers. The contract will have to be reviewed and approved by the City Council.

Louisa Cit utility commission met Tuesday evening April 18Louisa Cit utility commission met Tuesday evening April 18

The commission also...

* A motion by Heath Preston, second by Mitch Castle to approve the minutes from the March regular meeting and the April 4th special meeting. All members in agreement.

* City employee Martin Wright then updated the committee on the water loss project. The City has purchased an iPad for a computer program that helps track and identify water loss areas and amounts. All departments will have to account for the water that is used.

* After a lengthy discussion about whether the City should take over the part of the sewer system run by the County, County Judge/Exec John Osborne stated, "The County just wants out of the sewer business. We have no reason to stay in that business. The County is losing money monthly."

An accounting of the revenue and expenses were discussed at length. In the end, a motion was made by Steve Lycans, second by Jeff Kinser to assume the responsibility of the sewer system and relieve the County of that liability. all were in agreement. The city council, however, must approve all actions of the sewer commission.

The City is taking applications and resumes for a Class 2 or Class 3 Wastewater Treatment Operator. The application can be found at the city's website. cityoflouisa.org

The meeting was adjourned.

 


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