On September 3, an officer took a theft report at the Richmond Road Walmart. The victim stated that after purchasing several items, she mistakenly left her wallet on the counter near the register. When the victim went back a couple minutes later, her wallet was gone.
On August 14, officers were dispatched to the Speedway gas station on Winchester Road for a theft report. An employee reported that she was stocking the shelves behind the counter when an unknown man went behind the counter and took a box containing 36 cartons of cigarettes.
Video posted on Twitter shows a Kent, Wash. man, who police suspect is a serial carjacker, with his pants down being dragged alongside a car — hanging onto the door handle — after he tried to steal a car with someone at the wheel, police say.
During the overnight hours of Friday, August 4, police were dispatched to a business located in the 3400-block of Lansdowne Drive. Surveillance video revealed that an unknown man broke a rear window, entered the business, and carried a 65-inch television still its box out the front door. He fled in an older passenger car, possibly a Buick, which was waiting outside.
Video from a August 11, 2017 break in of Burger King on Richmond Road. The burglar broke in the business through a glass door, removed the cookie display from the counter and dropped it outside as he fled on foot.
Lexington Police and Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn were at a shooting Thursday morning in the Imperial Estates mobile home park on London Avenue. At least one person was shot, but neither the victim nor the shooter have been located.
A third suspect in a business burglary tried to hide from responding Georgetown officers early Sunday. Police found two people "trespassing on the property." Police determined a third person was still in the area. He couldn't outsmart the city's modern crime-fighting tool.
A child shoots himself or another child in Kentucky once every seven weeks, on average, according to a database created by the Herald-Leader using police reports, news stories, obituaries, social media and other public sources. Law-enforcement officials usually sympathize with the grieving adults who most likely would be held responsible, so cases are quietly closed.