Crime

Crime

Help find robber who wore a torn Ohio State jacket

Lexington police are asking the public to help them identify a man who robbed the Quality Inn on Newtown Court. Police said the man, who wore a red Ohio State Buckeyes jacket, came into the inn at about 10 p.m. Sunday and told the desk clerk, “This is a robbery.”

Crime

Man, 18, indicted on murder charge, grandfather on charge of hiding gun

An 18-year-old Nicholasville man is scheduled to be arraigned Friday after a grand jury indicted him in the Jan. 12 shooting death of an East Jessamine High School student. Tyler Jeffers, 18, was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge in the death of Leo Travers, 15, and on charges of wanton endangerment, tampering with evidence, receiving a stolen firearm and criminal attempt to sell a controlled substance to a minor. His grandfather, Albert McKinney, was indicted on a charge of tampering with evidence.

Crime

The Valentine’s Hustler bought gifts with stolen credit cards, police say

Police are asking for your help to solve car break-ins and credit card fraud off Red Mile Road. If you have information about this crime, don’t try to take action on your own. Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at 859-253-2020 or www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com.

Most Wanted

Lexington’s Most Wanted, March 21, 2017

Lexington’s Most Wanted is a service of the Office of the Fayette County Sheriff and the Lexington Herald-Leader. (Like the sheriff’s office on Facebook.) Each week, a new photo gallery features mug shots of fugitives and information about them and warrants issued for their arrests.

Crime

Police charge jail inmate in restaurant tip jar theft

Police served an arrest warrant Tuesday for Corey Euler, 31, of Stamping Ground, after police say he stole money from a tip jar from Sav’s Grill at 304 S Limestone last month. Police also discovered that Euler stole a tablet computer from the restaurant office.

Most Wanted

Lexington’s Most Wanted, March 15, 2017

Lexington’s Most Wanted is a service of the Office of the Fayette County Sheriff and the Lexington Herald-Leader. (Like the sheriff’s office on Facebook.) Each week, a new photo gallery features mug shots of fugitives and information about them and warrants issued for their arrests.

Crime

Fayette grand jury dismisses murder charge, brings new charges

A Fayette County grand jury dismissed a murder charge against Brian Lamar Jones but indicted him on a new charge this week. Jones, 30, was arrested in January, charged with shooting De’Ontai Jarrell Bates, 25, on Dec. 29. Bates was found shot alongside a field on the 700 block of Faulkner Avenue.

Videos

Surveillance video of Valentine's Hustler

Police say this man used stolen credit card to buy Valentine's Day gifts at Kroger.
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Surveillance video of Valentine's Hustler 1:07

Surveillance video of Valentine's Hustler

Tip jar theft video 0:45

Tip jar theft video

Central Bank robbery 0:34

Central Bank robbery

Fox Harbour Drive burglar 0:59

Fox Harbour Drive burglar