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The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following reports:
- On May 1, Blincoe Construction of Bardstown reported $6,000 worth of copper line was missing form the construction site of the new Maker’s Mark Distillery warehouses on Highway 52 in Loretto.
- On May 4, the theft of 25 hog pen gates was reported from the farm of Philip Lyvers in Holy Cross. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is working with the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office on this case. It is believed that the gates may have been sold to Waddell’s Scrap Metal in Bardstown.
- On May 10, the theft of more than $2,300 of hand and power tools was reported from the property of Richard Greenwell of Stringtown Road in Loretto.
- On May 11, the theft of jewelry and several other personal items were reported from a residence at 2940 Howardstown Road in Raywick.
- On May 22, the theft of $800 of entertainment equipment as reported from the residence of Crystal Grigsby of 550 Helms Schoolhouse Road in Lebanon. Also on May 22, the theft of $800 worth of power tools was reported from the property of Edith Lanham of 115 Riley/Gravel Switch Road in Gravel Switch.
- Anyone with any information related to these or any other is asked to contact the Marion County Sheriff’s Office at (270) 692-3051 or the Lebanon Police Department at (270) 692-2121.
The Lebanon Police Department is investigating the following reports:
- On May 15, Nancy Shockency of Hood Avenue in Lebanon reported a burglary. More than $4,600 worth of jewelry was stolen. On May 16, two rings and a charm were recovered, worth $325.
- On May 16, Linda L. Spalding of Forest Street in Lebanon reported a burglary. Many of the stolen items, including a computer, flat-panel television and some jewelry, were recovered, and Shawn Ray Glover 22, of 205 Hood Avenue was arrested May 18 for the burglary.
- On May 18, Erica Cecil of Oak Street in Lebanon reported a burglary and the theft of her purse, an assortment of prescription medications valued at $400. The items were later discovered by Officer Masterson in an old metal building behind 332 S. Woodlawn Avenue and returned to Cecil.
Also on May 18, Diann Smothers of College Street in Lebanon reported a case of criminal mischief after the air was let out of two of her tires and the hood of her 2002 Chrysler was damaged. The estimated amount of damage was $620.
James D. Morgeson of Forest Street in Lebanon also reported a burglary on May 18. Items stolen include three collector’s Maker’s Mark bottles worth $150. The rear window of his residence was also broken during the burglary.
- On May 20, Spring View Hospital reported the theft of a Milwaukee drill valued at $400.
- On May 21, Martha Thompson of Rosenwald Village of Lebanon reported the theft of her purse, valued at $25, which was removed from her vehicle.
- On May 22, Donald M. Hunt of Lisa Avenue in Lebanon reported the theft of two cellular telephones worth $245, which were removed from her vehicle.
- On May 23, United Presbyterian Church in Lebanon reported a case of criminal mischief, which included $150 worth of damage to its air-conditioning unit. Also on May 23, Sarah A. Wheatley-Medley of Hamilton Heights in Lebanon reported a case of criminal mischief, which included damage to two new tires on her vehicle. The estimated amount of damage was $250. A burglary was also reported on May 23 at the residence of Elizabeth Salle of North Street in Lebanon. It’s unknown what was stolen from the home.
Lebanon Fire Department responded to the following call:
- At 7:56 p.m., on May 21, Jill Blandford of 315 Rosewood Drive in Lebanon reported that her home had been struck by lightning. According to Lebanon Fire Chief Ricky Mattingly, the lightning strike blew a big hole in the roof of the home, and must have also gotten into the cable wires because there were some wall plugs and wall switches that had been burned. There was no major fire, but the people in the home said they thought a plane had crashed through the house, Mattingly said.
The Kentucky State Police report:
- On Wednesday, May 25, the Kentucky State Police responded to a shooting complaint on Main Street in Springfield that resulted in the death of a Washington County juvenile (age 14). Through investigation it was discovered that two juveniles were playing with a firearm when it discharged. The shot struck one of the juveniles, causing his death. At this point there is no foul play suspected in the incident. The investigation is continuing by Detective Ricky Brooks. Kentucky State Police were assisted at the scene by the Springfield Police Department, Washington County Coroner, and Washington County EMS.
Got a lead?
The Lebanon Police Department’s tip line is (270) 692-5529.