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Letcher Police Beat



Monday, March 2

• At 3:47 p.m., a Jeremiah man calls the Letcher County Sheriff ’s Office to report an incident he says occurred at a tire service store in the Isom area. According to the caller, a man he indentifies as the boyfriend of the store’s owner tried to pick a fight with the caller “for no reason” while the caller was at the store to have a tire put on his truck. The caller says the boyfriend cursed him, tried to push him around, and said, “We can take care of this outside or at the mouth of the hollow.” A deputy is dispatched to the store, but the boyfriend is gone. A dispatcher advises the caller to visit the office of Letcher County Attorney Jamie Hatton to obtain an arrest warrant or criminal summons against the boyfriend.

• At 5:36, a sheriff ’s deputy reports he is leaving a home at Wolfpen Drive, Thornton, after attempting to serve an arrest warrant and emergency protective order but finding no one at home.

• At 11:26 p.m., a sheriff ’s deputy reports that he has spoken with a woman who says her granddaughter was assaulted by her boyfriend earlier today. The granddaughter says there was no domestic violence but filled out an emergency protective order.

Tuesday, March 3

• At 8:22 a.m., a woman from Overlook Terrace, Jenkins, calls the sheriff ’s office asks that a deputy check on her mother who lives on Kingdom Come Creek Road. A neighbor advised the caller that her mother fell yesterday.

• At 3:08 p.m., a Seco woman call the sheriff ’s office to report that her brother and another woman are threatening to beat her 16-year-old daughter. The woman says she contacted the Letcher County Attorney’s Office about the matter earlier today.

• At 4:02 p.m., a deputy sheriff is en route to a home at Seco to accompany a social services worker investigating a sex abuse complaint.

• At 4:33 p.m., a male caller says his white pickup truck was sideswiped by a black van on top of Pine Mountain near Whitesburg on U.S. 119. The caller asks that an accident report be prepared.

• At 5:25 p.m., a woman calls the sheriff ’s office request the presence of a deputy at 816 Woodrock Road, Blackey. The caller says the location is her mother’s home, which burned last week and has since been burglarized. At 6:13 p.m., a deputy sheriff arrives at the scene, but finds no one there. The deputy says Kentucky State Police has already ordered everyone to stay away from the home until an arson investigator is able to visit on Thursday, March 5.

• At 6:51 p.m., Sheriff Danny Webb reports that he is returning from a location on Thornton Road, where he was asked to unlock a vehicle that had been locked with the keys still inside.

• At 11:36 p.m., a woman calls the sheriff ’s office to report that her husband has just used his fist to burst out the windshield of her vehicle. She said the incident occurred after she met with her husband to exchange their children.

Wednesday, March 4

• At 2:26 p.m., a Linefork man calls the sheriff ’s office to report that his ex-wife is driving up and down Linefork (KY 160) yelling and cursing at him and the people who are helping him work on a waterline. A deputy sheriff has been notified and is looking for the vehicle in question.

• At 2:26 p.m., a man calls the sheriff ’s office to report that he arrived home from church around 7:30 to 8 p.m. March 1 to find that someone had broken the lock off his gate and burst through his front door at Deane. Missing from the home on Scrape Shin Drive, says the caller, are pop, food items, .22 caliber shells and shotgun shells.

• At 4:54 p.m., a deputy reports that a wrecker is en route to Pine Mountain, where a traffic mishap has been reported.

• At 4:55 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 13, Hazard, relays a 911 call to the sheriff ’s office after the caller hangs up without talking. The call came from Carnation Drive, Sandlick. A deputy is en route to the home.

• A t 5:22 p.m., a ma l e caller, address not listed, says he received a phone call insomeone forming him that he owes money to the Internal Revenue Service. The man says the call came from the number 1-202-697-9145. A dispatcher tells him the call is part on an ongoing scam and should be disregarded.

• At 7:24 p.m., a sheriff ’s deputy reports that he is leaving a home at Sergent, where he and another deputy answered a call concerning domestic violence. The deputy also reports that his fellow officer is taking the man of the house to a different location for the night.

• At 7:24 p.m., a deputy reports that he has successfully unlocked a vehicle with the keys locked inside at the Mayking Fire Department.

Thursday, March 5

• At 12:30 p.m., a Whitesburg woman calls the sheriff ’s office to request that she be taken to Rite-Aid Pharmacy to exchange her medications.

Friday, March 6

• At 2:51 p.m., a Jenkins woman reports that her military identification is missing. She said the I.D. was last seen in late February, but was just discovered missing today.

• At 5:01 p.m., a deputy sheriff reports that he is leaving the Double Kwik convenience store at Ermine after unlocking an automobile with the keys locked up inside.

• At 5:07 p.m., a sheriff ’s deputy reports that he is en route with social services workers to a location at Little Cowan.

• At 5:20 p.m., an anonymous caller reports receiving a call from a little girl on a cellular phone who says she is alone and has been given the number by her father so that she could get to take her to the doctor to see if she has cancer. Officials attempt to dial the n umbe r, which has the prefix “ 205,” to talk to the little girl, but the phone goes straight to voicemail.

• A 7:19 p.m., a sheriff ’s deputy reports nearing a Flat Gap home with social services workers. At 7:23 p.m., the deputy says he and social services leaving the home after finding no one there.

• At 9:15 p.m., a male caller tells a sheriff ’s dispatcher that a 15-year-old girl is pregnant by a 42-year-old man who is now deceased. The caller says the girl is now dating an 18-year-old boy. The caller says he is upset by the situation and will call social services on Monday to report all involved.

Saturday, March 7

• At 7:02 p.m., a deputy is dispatched to Highway 7, where a male caller has locked his keys inside his vehicle.

• At 7:43 p.m., a deputy is dispatched to the Mayking Fire Department, where a female has locked her keys inside her vehicle.

• At 8:30 p.m., a sheriff ’s deputy reports joining the Whitesburg Police Department in pursuit of a red Ford F-150 pickup truck on Around The Mountain Road at Cram Creek. The deputy reports taking one male suspect into custody after the truck came to a stop. The deputy says he is taking the suspect to the Whitesburg hospital for evaluation. The deputy says the suspect claims he hurt his chest after he hit the ground when he was stunned with a Taser. Kincer Brothers Wrecker service has been called to remove the truck from the Cram Creek location. The subject is released from the hospital at 11:35 p.m. and is booked into the Letcher County Jail at 11:46 p.m.



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