Help police solve an insurance office burglary

Herald-Leader staff report

James William Mays
James William Mays

Police are asking for your help to solve a burglary at an insurance office. 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

Crime of the Week

This week’s Crime of the Week is an insurance office burglary.

Employees of the Allstate Insurance office on Nicholasville Road entered the business on the morning of Aug. 15 to find an unlocked front door and the offices in disarray.

Security camera footage showed a man rummaging through the office. It is unclear what he was searching for.

Entry had been made into the offices by using a brick to break a rear window of the offices.

Suspect of the Week

This week’s Suspect of the Week is James William Mays, 50 (see photo below). He is wanted on robbery charges.

If you have information about Mays, call Crime Stoppers at 859 253-2020 or toll-free at 1-877-970-2020. To place a free call on your AT&T cellphone, press *2020.