A man returning home from a shopping trip was robbed at gunpoint, according to a Richmond police news release.
A resident in the 900 block of Villa Drive reported Wednesday that he was about to enter his home around 3:30 p.m. when he was approached by another man, according to the release.
The man pointed a gun at the victim and demanded his wallet. The victim handed the robber $75, and the man ran away, the release stated. Police officers checked the area but were unable to find the culprit.
The robber was described as a white man, 5 feet, 11 inches to 6 feet tall, with unshaven brown hair. He was wearing a gray hoodie and coveralls.
Man charged with drug offenses
following incident at Kroger
An Irvine man was arrested Friday on drug charges following a shoplifting incident at Kroger, according to an RPD news release.
Jason A. Nukolls, 34, was charged with theft by unlawful taking (under $500), third-degree possession of a controlled substance and first-degree promoting contraband.
An officer was sent at 3:41 p.m. to Kroger to investigate a shoplifting complaint, the release stated.
Employees had detained Nuckolls, alleging he had shoplifted $53.46 in merchandise.
After Nuckolls was arrested and taken to the Madison County Detention Center, a plastic tube was found on him that contained 13 alprazolam pills, resulting in the felony promoting contraband charge.
Lawn mower, propane tanks, air condition units reported stolen
A representative of Hillcrest Rentals reported Friday that an orange, 2004 Kubota zero-turn riding lawn mower had been stolen from the 1200 block of Miller Drive some time during the prior two weeks. The lawn mower is worth $4,900.
• An employee of Hardy’s BP, 2169 Lexington Road, reported Nov. 27 that six propane tanks worth a total of $300 were stolen from a storage container outside the business during the night. Entry was gained by cutting the lock from the storage container, according to the RPD.
• A maintenance worker for an apartment building in the 100 block of Alycia Drive reported Nov. 27 that Goodman external air conditioning units for two apartments had been stolen. The units are worth a total of $5,600.
Antique ice box worth
thousands stolen from home
A resident in the 300 block of Hill Street reported Nov. 26 that his home had been broken into some time during the prior week and an antique oak ice box worth $6,000 was stolen. Entry was gained through a side door, according to the RPD.
Anyone with information about these cases is asked to call the Richmond Police Department at 623-1162.
In front of home
Three Richmond thefts reported Tuesday-Thursday
Richmond police are investigating thefts reported from Tuesday through Thursday.
An employee of Baptist Health, Eastern Bypass, reported Thursday that her vehicle had been broken into during the evening and a small shoulder purse was stolen. The purse contained several debit/credit cards, $70 in cash, and a Pantech slider cellular telephone. Estimated loss: $595.
Court hearing reveals errors in trafficking case’s investigative file
A discrepancy in police records led to an unusual hearing in a drug trafficking case Thursday in Madison Circuit Court.
The attorney for 49-year-old Carla Rae Clontz made a motion earlier this month for a bill of particulars hearing. Both the prosecution and defense attorneys had noticed problems with the file numbers in Clontz’ case, and there also were different reports of the number of pills sheriff’s deputies allege were found in her home.
Man charged in theft of cash, skates from Sonic
Richmond police charged Isaac Hamilton, 20, of South Killarney Lane, with two counts of theft by unlawful taking under $500 Tuesday after he allegedly stole from his employer.
Hamilton, a former employee of Sonic on Big Hill Avenue, left the drive-in restaurant May 15 with $273.84, a change dispenser and a pair of roller skates and did not return, the business reported to police.
Grand jury indicts man on DUI, endangerment charges in injury accident
A February car crash in which one person suffered a broken arm led to the indictment this week of an Irvine man on four wanton endangerment charges.
Zachary C. Goosey, 20, was was traveling eastbound Feb. 18 on the Eastern Bypass when his vehicle crossed the median and struck a westbound vehicle stopped at a traffic light, according to a Richmond police news release.
Items stolen, but no one injured in home invasion
Berea police are looking for a man who broke into a First Street home Monday and threatened a resident with a knife.
Another arrest made in rash of business burglaries
Another local man has been arrested in connection with a “smash-and-grab” business burglary in April.
Facebook fans help RPD track down robbery suspect
Facebook fans of the Richmond Police Department page have helped officers identify a man wanted for a January strong-arm robbery at the downtown CVS store.
MSO: Intoxicated man let young child drive car
A Madison County Sheriff’s deputy arrested a man on misdemeanor charges Monday after she saw a car driven by a young child go by her house.
Richmond burglary reports for May 14-18
Register Staff Report
The following burglaries, reported May 14-18, are being investigated by Richmond police
A resident of Wesley Court reported a Wilson bow with arrows and an unknown brand shotgun had been stolen from her residence sometime in the previous two weeks. Estimated loss: $800.
A resident of Foxhaven Drive repo
Dry cleaner burglary suspect is charged in two other cases
A man charged Friday with breaking into Jack’s Cleaners on Water Street by smashing a window with a tire iron has been charged with two other burglaries in which a similar method was used to gain entry.
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