Whitesburg KY

Letcher Co. police beat

Monday, April 1

• At 5:59 p.m., a resident of Seco Drive in Seco complains to the Letcher County Sheriff ’s Office that a man has threatened him with a weapon after he objected to the man’s plan to put a gate up on a county road below the caller’s driveway. The caller says the gate would block access to his residence. The caller was advised to talk with the Letcher County Attorney’s Office about his complaints and ask about obtaining arrest warrants.

• At 9:14 p.m., a deputy sheriff is dispatched to Bill Lewis Hollow at Kona to answer a complaint about a fight. The deputy arrives at the scene and reports that everything is okay.

Tuesday, April 2

• At 8:25 a.m., the sheriff ’s department is asked to unlock a Chevy Silverado pickup with the keys locked inside at Kelly Drive in Whitesburg.

• At 11:07 p.m., a deputy sheriff is dispatched to Antique Drive, Whitco, for extra patrol after the department received a complaint about a prowler in the area.

Wednesday, April 3

• At 4:33 p.m., a woman reports to the sheriff ’s office that she was in a 1996 Ford Econoline van driving behind a garbage truck when the truck hit tree limbs and caused them to hit her van. She said she has pulled off the road at the Millstone Methodist Church. A deputy visits the scene and advises the woman to talk with Letcher County Judge/Executive Jim Ward and her insurance carrier about the mishap.

• At 7:06 p.m., a sheriff ’s deputy speaks to a female in reference to a complaint about a ring she had stolen from her. The deputy tells the woman her ring has been found at Castle’s in Hazard, and that he will go with a Hazard Police Dept. officer to pick it up. The woman is referred to county’s attorney’s office for further action in the matter.

• At 7:41 p.m., a traffic accident is reported at Bill Moore Branch between Kona and Payne Gap. The caller says a car ran off U.S. 119 and into someone’s yard. A deputy answering the call says two occupants in the wrecked vehicle do not complain of injuries, but that both are wanted on outstanding arrest warrants. At 8:36 p.m., both passengers — a male and a female — are being transported to the Letcher County Jail. The owner of the property that was damaged is not at home.

• At 9:37 p.m., a caller from Ran Day Hollow, Big Cowan, asks for extra patrol after seeing people walking around the hollow. A deputy arrives at the scene to discover that people are in the hollow to access a forest fire.

Thursday, April 4

• At 4:01 p.m., a two-vehicle accident is reported near Limestone Drive’s intersection with U.S. 119 on Pine Mountain. The wreck involves a car and a truck. The female driver of the car says no one is injured and emergency services are not needed. The Kentucky State Police will send a unit to the scene.

• At 5:25 p.m., a caller reports that a woman walking on a road behind Rite-Aid in Whitesburg appears to be very intoxicated and has fallen into the road twice. The caller says the woman, who has a male subject with her, is wearing grey sweatpants and a black hat. The Whitesburg Police Department is answering the call.

• At 7:19 p.m., a deputy is dispatched to assist Kentucky State Police on a domestic violence complaint at Big Jake’s Branch at Gilley.

Friday, April 5

• At 9:19 a.m., a deputy sheriff is dispatched to Windy Ridge, Blackey, to assist with a property pickup.

• At 7:30 p.m., a deputy talks with a Kingscreek man who says a man in a green Chevy truck is en route to Gordon with about 2,500 feet of stolen telephone wire. AT&T has also been alerted about the case.

• At 8:51 p.m., the sheriff’s department receives a complaint from an anonymous caller about a male and female fighting at Dunham Park. The two subjects, said to be very intoxicated, arrived at the park in an extended cab Chevy truck. The Jenkins Police Department has been dispatched to the scene.

• At 9:25 p.m., the sheriff ’s department receives an anonymous complaint about a meth lab being operated in the Millstone area. Police investigate the complaint, but find everything to be okay.

Saturday, April 6

• At 9:44 a.m., the sheriff ’s department receives a report about what appears to be excess traffic at a certain home in the Sandlick area.

• At 12:06 p.m., the sheriff ’s department receives a report that a girl has been assaulted at a location between Dry Fork and Isom. A deputy has made contact with the alleged victim, who has no marks on her body and says no assault had taken place.

• At 2:28 p.m., a man from Eileen Drive, Mayking, calls the sheriff ’s office to report he has been assaulted by his son. The victim being transported by ambulance to the Whitesburg hospital, and will be interviewed there by a deputy sheriff.

• At 4:50 p.m., a woman calls the sheriff ’s office to complain about her landlord going into her home and taking items from her while she is gone.

• At 7:58 p.m., a caller from a private number informs the sheriff ’s office of the names of three men who are believed to be in the process of stealing copper wire in the Kingscreek/ Big Cowan area. The caller says the three men are riding in a green Ford F-150 pickup.

• At 8:40 p.m., a deputy sheriff is dispatched to Hiram Bailey Loop, Crases Branch, Blackey, to assist Kentucky State Police on a domestic violence complaint.

• At 9 p.m., a deputy is dispatched to the Isom go kart track to unlock a vehicle that was locked with the keys still in the ignition.

• At 9:23 p.m., deputies are asked to come to KY 7 near Colson to address a complaint about vehicles being parked on the road while the occupants watch races at the Lucky 7 dirt track.

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