Police briefs, Aug. 18, 2020

Published 9:42 am Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Saturday, Aug. 15: 

  • 2:44 a.m., Danville Police were dispatched to Marathon Gas Station, located at 109 Quisenberry Avenue in reference to an alarm going off at the business.

Officers discovered that an unknown suspect(s) had forced their way into the building and fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the DPD at (859) 238-1220 and ask for the on-duty supervisor. Information can also be submitted to tips@danvilleky.gov

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Sunday, Aug. 16:


  • 4:15 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle at Liberty gas station. During the investigation, a search was conducted on the vehicle and they found narcotics, drug paraphernalia and cash.

The driver of the vehicle, Alan E. Thomas, 41, of Paducah, was charged with first-degree trafficking controlled substance, heroin; trafficking in less than 8 ounces of marijuana; possession of a controlled substance, Percocet; canceled or no vehicle registration; and no driver’s license.


  • 4:30 p.m., Danville Police responded to Kentucky School for the Deaf campus in reference to a burglary. Officers determined one suspect had entered the AGRO building, entered an office and removed miscellaneous items. Monday morning, officers were able to develop a suspect and take Justin S. Johnson, 22, of Danville into custody. Officers recovered several items of stolen property that Johnson had possessed, including cameras and video equipment. Johnson was charged with third-degree burglary; and receiving stolen property valued more than $500.


  • 9:20 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at South Second Street and East Martin Luther King Boulevard. During an investigation the vehicle as well as the three occupants were searched and narcotics and drug paraphernalia were found.

Arrested were and taken to the Boyle County Detention Center were Jessica Crawley, 31, of Lexington; Amanda Medley, 29, of Willisburg; and Julie Johnson, 43, of Lexington.

Crawley was charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance, meth; tampering with physical evidence; promoting contraband; and indictment warrant of arrest.

Medley was charged with possession of marijuana, tampering with physical evidence; and first-degree possession of a controlled substance, heroin.

Johnson was charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance, heroin.


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