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Monday, Jan. 21

• At 4:32 p.m., the Letcher County Sheriff ’s Office is notified of a domestic disturbance involving two subjects on Webb Avenue in Whitesburg.

• At 6:07 p.m., a deputy sheriff is dispatched to a truck parking lot off KY 15 at Isom, where a man is reportedly passed out in his Chevrolet Cavalier vehicle.

• At 8:22 p.m., three deputies are dispatched to a home on Highway 7 South after Kentucky State Police received a report that a woman was chasing a man with a knife.

Tuesday, Jan. 22

• At 9:19 a.m., a deputy reports he is en route to the Hazard ARH psychiatric center with two patients, a male and a female.

• At 10:03 a.m., a woman calls the sheriff ’s office to report her grandson’s Kawasaki KDX200 motorcycle has been stolen from a residence at Crossover Drive, Mayking. She said that around the time the bike was stolen the grandson noticed an unusual white truck in the area. The grandson then searched Craig’s List and found the missing motorcycle listed for sale. She said the advertisement was placed by a man who would not give his first name, but said his last name was Mullins and gave a Virginia phone number. The woman asks the sheriff ’s office to subpoena the phone records of the man in question.

• At 5:14 p.m., a man reports to a deputy sheriff that someone has stolen a roll of 14-gauge wire, two impact wrenches and a drill from his home at Ridgeview Drive, Whitesburg.

Wednesday, Jan. 23

• At 7:06 p.m., an employee at Dollar General Store, Mayking, asks to meet with a deputy concerning customers who were in the store harassing her. The deputy who answered the call will do extra patrol around the store.

Thursday, Jan. 24

• At 12:57 p.m., an Elkhorn City woman calls the sheriff ’s office to report she has brought a 1994 Mercury Sable automobile to be parked at the sheriff’s office, where it will be picked up by a man. She says she is acting on instructions from a Kentucky State Police trooper.

• At 4:25 p.m., a caller from J&J Communications, West Whitesburg, reports someone rented a 26-foot U-Haul truck, then hit the building while leaving and failed to stop. The Whitesburg Police Department will file a report on the accident while sheriff ’s deputies are looking for the truck.

• At 7:14 p.m., a sheriff ’s deputy is told about a possible drug transaction taking place in the parking lot of an Isom store. One of the parties to the possible transaction is driving a black Jeep.

Friday, Jan. 25

• At 9:59 a.m., a man calls the sheriff ’s office to report the theft of his medication sometime the day before.

• At 9:55 p.m., a deputy reports he is in possession of a Toshiba laptop computer seized from Michelle Humphrey in connection with the arrest of her husband, Larry, on charges of violating sex offender registration requirements in California.

Saturday, Jan. 26

• At 9:17 a.m., a Carbon Glow, Letcher, man calls to complain about a German Shepherd dog which had his sister pinned in until the brother was able to help her. The man asks that a deputy visit his home.

• At 11:11 a.m., a deputy is dispatched to Dry Fork to unlock a green Ford F-150 pickup with the keys locked up inside.

• At 11:56 a.m., a Wise County, Va., woman calls to report that the father of the couple’s 13-year-old daughter brought the girl into Kentucky to a home at Kona against the wishes of the young girl.

• At 1:58 p.m., a woman from Seco calls the sheriff ’s office to report she has been assaulted by two men in a black car. The woman said the men claim she owes them money. The woman is referred to the office of Letcher County Attorney Jamie Hatton.

• At 3:48 p.m., a deputy is dispatched to Goose Creek Apartments, Neon, to assist with a report of an unresponsive person.

• At 6:26 p.m., a caller from the Ferris Corporation reports that the driver of a silver Chevy or Dodge pickup is operating the truck in a reckless manner inside the Gateway Industrial Park. The complaint is referred to the Jenkins Police Department.

Monday, Jan. 28

• At 8:50 a.m., a Blackey woman reports that someone broke into an outbuilding at her home and stole food and other items.

• At a time undesignated, a man from Goose Creek, Neon, walks into the sheriff ’s office to report the name of a woman he accuses of stealing three handguns from him — a Kimber .45-caliber SIS, a Colt New Agent .45-caliber, and a Glock .357-caliber. The man is advised to take his complaint to the office of County Attorney Hatton.



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