A federal jury found a Kentucky woman guilty of using banks in money-laundering conspiracy; government seized more than $1 million in suspected drug proceeds from vehicles and a house in Scott, Fayette and Shelby counties..
A Louisville police officer found a 21-year-old mother passed out in her vehicle with an 11-month-old child in the back seat crying. The child was soaking wet and appeared exhausted from crying, police said.
Lexington’s Most Wanted is a service of the Office of the Fayette County Sheriff and the Lexington Herald-Leader. (Like the sheriff’s office on Facebook.) Each week, a new photo lineup features mug shots of fugitives and information about them and warrants issued for their arrests.
A Lexington man was charged with the attempted murder of a police officer after leading law enforcement officers from the Scott County Sheriff’s Office and Georgetown Police Department on a high speed chase through Georgetown.
A Frankfort man kidnapped a boy on Sunday because the child’s mother wouldn’t let him take her other son out of state, police said. Xavier Davon Smith wanted to take the baby to Michigan, according to a citation in Franklin District Court.
Ballistics evidence ties Charles W. Curry Jr., formerly of Lexington, Kentucky, to the killing of his neighbor in Austin, Texas, and several apparently random shootings that injured two women, a newspaper reported.
Deidre Morgan May, 53, of Laurel County, Kentucky, is charged with wanton endangerment, fourth degree assault, third degree assault, resisting arrest and driving under the influence, according to jail records.
Lexington resident Hilda Mae Pike was assaulted two years ago in her home and died Sunday. Police are reviewing the case to determine if the attack led to her death. David J Williams is currently charged with assault.