Fayette County

Police say woman used fake IDs to steal from banks

Lexington police said Dimitra McKissic had been getting Kentucky identification cards that bore her photo but the name and other information of two victims. She would use those identity cards to open fraudulent checking accounts, then deposit worthless checks. McKissic could then withdraw cash from the accounts at an ATM, police said.


Boyle County man charged with child sex exploitation

A Boyle County man faces child sexual exploitation charges, Kentucky State Police said Wednesday. Gene P. Pendygraft, 44, of Junction City was arrested Tuesday on charges related to the distribution and possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, police said. Additional charges are expected.

Most Wanted

Lexington’s Most Wanted, Nov. 29, 2016

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.


Help apprehend the Andover credit card thief

Police are asking for your help this week to solve the theft and fraudulent use of credit cards in the Andover neighborhood. 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


Andover credit card thief

See a man using a credit card stolen from a car in the Andover neighborhood.
Andover credit card thief 2:06

Andover credit card thief

EBT card thieves 0:36

EBT card thieves

Wanted in Kroger parking lot scam 1:02

Wanted in Kroger parking lot scam

Paris officer saved by bulletproof vest 1:04

Paris officer saved by bulletproof vest