Pike USPS employees, including former postmaster, charged with misappropriation of funds

The former postmaster of the Pikeville Post Office and an employee were indicted last week in separate cases, charging they misappropriated U.S. Postal Service funds. According to court documents, a federal grand jury handed down indictments against Misty Dawn Collins, the former postmaster of the Pikeville Post Office, as well as against Wendy Smallwood, who allegedly committed the crime while employed as a sales, service/distribution associate with the Postal Service.


Teen dies, man arrested after boat carrying four capsizes

A 16-year-old boy died and a man has been arrested following a boating accident in Bourbon County. Thomas Lane was pronounced dead at Bourbon Community Hospital after being pulled from Stoner Creek Friday night, said Bourbon County Coroner Dee Gee Ison-Roe. She said the incident happened near Fryman’s Boat Dock when a boat carrying Lane, two other teens and an adult went over a dam and capsized at about 9:30 p.m.


Man dies after being shot during attempted robbery at Frankfort gas station

A man died after being shot during an attempted robbery at a gas station in Frankfort late Friday. An employee and a handyman who helped out at the store had just locked up the Marathon station at 1009 Holmes St. and were walking across the parking lot when they were approached by two men with handguns, said Frankfort police Mjr. Rob Warfel.


Frankfort Realtor enters guilty plea to federal cocaine charge

A Frankfort Realtor pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal charge of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. William Richard “Rick” Pulliam III, 44, principal broker for RE/MAX Bluegrass Realty in Frankfort, entered the plea before U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove in Frankfort. Pulliam is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 20 in Frankfort.


Woman charged with murder, DUI after fatal head-on crash

A woman from Eminence was arrested and charged with murder and driving under the influence after a fatal crash in Henry County. Alora Davila, 27, was driving on Lake Jericho Road in Smithfield when she crossed the center line and hit another vehicle head on at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, state police said.


A thief stole credit credit cards from a truck, then used them nearby. Help catch her.

Police are asking for your help to solve theft and fraud on Cold Harbor Drive. 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

Most Wanted

Lexington’s Most Wanted, May 23, 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 lineup features mug shots of fugitives and information about them and warrants issued for their arrests.


Two men charged in connection with fatal shooting on South Broadway

Two men have been charged in connection with a fatal shooting Monday afternoon on South Broadway. Dylan Capps, 20, was charged with murder and first-degree assault, and Keegan Newton, 19, was charged with wanton endangerment, according to Lexington police. The shooting occurred just before 3:30 p.m. Monday in a parking lot at 1081 South Broadway, according to police.


Stolen credit cards used at Walgreens

Police say this woman stole credit cards from a truck on Cold Harbor Drive and used them at the Walgreens at Harrodsburg and Lane Allen.
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Stolen credit cards used at Walgreens

Surveillance video shows person fleeing scene of double shooting 0:25

Surveillance video shows person fleeing scene of double shooting

Apartment resident recounts South Broadway shooting incident 1:10

Apartment resident recounts South Broadway shooting incident

Details from the scene of South Broadway double shooting 1:35

Details from the scene of South Broadway double shooting