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.
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County Coroner Jimmy Cornelison told various media outlets Monday night that the Madison County sheriff, 61-year-old Jerry Combs, had died of a heart attack.
Learning under the sun
Students in Stephen Rupard’s fourth-grade class said they can remember when the wetland full of green frogs, dragonfly larvae and tadpoles was just a dip in the gently rolling hills behind their school.
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.
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
Laurence named Register publisher
Ann Laurence has been named publisher of the Richmond Register, succeeding Nick Lewis, who held the post for the previous eight and a half years.
Keith Blevins, Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. chief operating officer announced Laurence’s appointment Monday.
Woman sues Super 7 over staircase collapse
One of the women injured in a staircase collapse last month at a local motel is suing the business in Madison Circuit Court.
Veterans’ benefits workshop June 20 at Morning Pointe
Veterans and/or their spouses or widows are invited to attend a special veterans’ benefits workshop Thursday, June 20, at 6:30 p.m. at Morning Pointe Senior Care Community, 1400 Gibson Bay Drive in Richmond
Union City Day
Rainy weather didn’t dampen the spirit of those who turned out for Union City Day on Saturday.
State champs get their rings at YMCA breakfast
Two months may have passed, but Madison County continues to celebrate the state basketball championship won by the Madison Central boys team.
Team members were presented championship rings while their cheerleaders received pendants Saturday morning during a breakfast at the Telford YMCA attended by nearly 300.
Sand artist, pastry chef wow audience at cake expo
Joe Castillo dazzled audiences while performing at Eastern Kentucky University’s Center for the Arts Saturday during the Grace with Taste Cake Expo.
Castillo, along with pastry chef Stella Parks, were the entertainment acts at the expo early in the afternoon.
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