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Family Dollar RobberySTATUS
November 30, 2023
The Bluegrass Crime Stopper Crime of the Week is Robbery 1st Degree. On November 14, the Lexington Police Department was dispatched to Family Dollar at 2181 Versailles Road for a Robbery. The victim advised the suspect attempted to leave the store with a basket of merchandise he hadn’t paid for. When the victim attempted to stop him the suspect struck him in the face before fleeing the store.
Shoe Carnival/GameStop RobberyThe Bluegrass Crime Stopper Crime of the Week is Robbery 1st Degree. The first incident occurred on September 17, at 2:40 p.m., at Shoe Carnival located at 1650 Bryan Station Road. The suspect displayed a firearm to the employee as he exited the store with merchandise. He is described by witnesses as a male black wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a blue surgical mask. The second Robbery occurred at GameStop located at 524 W. New Circle Road on September 17. The victim advised the suspects entered the store, one implied he had a firearm while the other suspect proceeded to break the glass case and remove merchandise.
November 08, 2023
Waffle House RobberySTATUS
October 25, 2023
The Bluegrass Crime Stopper Crime of the Week is Robbery 1st Degree. The incident occurred on October 10, at 12:35 a.m., at the Waffle House located at 1134 Winchester Road. The victim advised the suspect entered the store, displayed a handgun and demanded money before fleeing the store on foot
Suspected Waffle House robber on the loose in Lexington. Investigators asking for tips Read more at: https://www.kentucky.com/news/local/crime/article280973138.html#storylink=cpy
Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree
October 18, 2023
From September 22, 2023 through October 15, Lexington Police Department responded to multiple reports of Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree. Multiple victim’s reported damage to they’re vehicles.
The reports are all from the downtown area with multiple victim’s vehicles being at the same location.
Candlewood Suites Larceny From Automobile
September 22, 2023
On September 22, 2023 at 7:22 a.m., Officers with the Lexington Police Department where dispatched to Candlewood Suites at 603 Adcolor Drive in reference to a Theft by Unlawful Taking-Firearm and Theft by Unlawful Taking-Contents from Vehicle. The victims advised the suspect’s damaged the back drivers side window and removed multiple guns from the vehicle, to include two rifles.
Shell Station RobberySTATUS
September 09, 2023
On September 9, 2023 at 3:24 a.m., Officers with the Lexington Police Department where dispatched to the Shell Station at 6400 Polo Club Lane in reference to a robbery. The victim advised a male entered the store with a rifle and demanded money from the register. The suspect places the money in his backpack and then demands vape cartridges. The victim gives the suspect vape cartridges valued at $375 and the suspect then flees the store on foot.
Kidnapping at Speedway Gas StationSTATUS
July 03, 2023
: MOST WANTED
The Lexington Police Department is attempting to identify suspects wanted in connection with Theft by Unlawful Taking-Vehicle and Kidnapping-Minor. On June 29, 2023 at 4:34 a.m., officers were dispatched to Speedway On Nicholasville Road reference a stolen vehicle with a four year old inside. The vehicle was recovered a short time later with the juvenile was inside.
York Street Theft of Mail MatterSTATUS
June 06, 2023
The suspect is wanted in connection with multiple incidents of Theft of Mail Matter. A resident in the 100 block of York Street advised on 2 different occasions the same suspect took packages from the front porch of his residence.
Lexington Porch Pirate Still at large
June 06, 2023
On Friday, March 31 at 0301, the Lexington Police Department was dispatched to 3469 Buckhorn Drive in reference to a Robbery. The victim advised the suspect entered the store and said “Give me all the money in the drawer”, while showing a firearm in the front pocket of his sweatshirt.
Robbery Tate's Creek Centre
May 09, 2023
On Tuesday, May 9th at 1759, the Lexington Police Department was dispatched to 4100 block of Tate’s Creek Centre Drive in reference to a Robbery. The victim advised the suspect approached him as he was attempting to load something into the trunk of his vehicle and demanded his keys. When the victim refused to give them the suspect struck him with a closed fist. The victim tried to flee from the suspect who followed him and struck him three more times before fleeing on foot.
ATM Criminal Mischief 1st
April 19, 2023
On 4//19/23, Lexington Police responded to 280 Meijer Way, reference criminal mischief. Upon arrival they observed damage to the ATM. Security footage from the scene shows a black F250 with what appears to be three male suspects drive up to the machine and hook a chain to the truck and the machine. The truck then drives forward in an attempt to gain entry into the machine. The F250 was located a short distance away and appears to have been stolen and then abandoned. There have been four ATM breaches in Lexington this year. All occurred in April, three occurred in 48 hours.
Subway RobberyOn 3/29/2023, at approximately 1112, Lexington Police responded to Subway located at 3120 Pimlico Parkway in reference to a robbery. The victim advised the suspect entered the store and ordered a sandwich. As the victim was making the sandwich he demanded the money from the register. The victim didn’t observe a weapon, but advised the suspect implied he had one. He is described as a male black of average build and height and possibly in his 30’s.
April 17, 2023
Game Exchange Robbery
April 10, 2023
On 3/29/2023, Lexington Police responded to Game Exchange located at 150 W. Tiverton Way in reference to a robbery. The victim advised the suspect entered the store within minutes of her unlocking the door for the day. He approached the register and advised the victim to empty the register “or else”. The victim, fearing she would be harmed gave the suspect the tray from the register which contained $500. The suspect then exited the store and fled the area on foot. He is described as a male black approximately 6 feet tall with an average build.
Wing Zone RobberySTATUS
March 28, 2023
On Friday March 10th, 2023 at 1645 hours East Sector Officers were dispatched to the Wing Zone located on Eureka Springs Drive in reference to a robbery. Upon Officers arrival they made contact with the owner of the business, who stated he was walking into the business while holding two bags of change totaling approximately $2000. A black SUV pulled up next to the victim when the suspect exited the vehicle, taking the money from the victim. The victim tried to enter the suspect vehicle to retrieve the money but was assaulted, receiving minor injury to his face. The suspect vehicle fled in an unknown direction. The vehicle, identified as a Jeep Grand Cherokee was determined to be stolen.
Lexington Wing Zone manager robbed of cash meant for drawer, employee bonuses
Ash Street AssaultSTATUS
March 06, 2023
At 8:47 p.m., on Sunday, February 19, 2023, officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Ash Street, reference a shooting. Upon arrival they located two juvenile victims. One suffering from a graze wound, the other from gunshot wounds. The victim suffering from gunshot wounds was transported to the University of Kentucky Hospital.
Lexington police: 4 weapons used in Ash Street shooting that injured juvenile
February 07, 2023
At 04:59 p.m., on Sunday, January 29, 2023, officers were dispatched to the Walgreens on Richmond Road, reference a robbery. The suspect, described as a white male, approximately 5’6 or 5’7 proceeded to the back of the store, were he passed a note to the pharmacy technician demanding narcotics. After passing the note, the suspect raised his sweatshirt revealing a black firearm. The suspect exited the store with Xanax, valued at approximately $200.
Armed man steals Xanax pills from Lexington pharmacy
Robbery 1st DegreeSTATUS
February 06, 2023
On January 30, 2023, at 12:20 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Spring Meadows Drive for a mail carrier robbed at gunpoint. Officers learned that the suspect appeared behind the mail carrier brandishing a firearm and demanded that the mail carrier give them their keys. The mail carrier complied, and the suspect fled the scene. The bag was later recovered.
Wanton Endangerment 1stSTATUS
February 01, 2023
At 4:48 a.m., on Sunday, January 22, 2023, officers were dispatched to the 2700 block of Polo Club Boulevard for two male individuals breaking into vehicles. When an officer arrived, they observed an occupied vehicle and got out of their cruiser. The officer attempted to make contact with the vehicle and gave a verbal command to the driver. The driver accelerated in the direction of the officer who responded by discharging their firearm. The suspect fled in the vehicle towards Polo Club Boulevard and has not been located at this time. Officers are still attempting to locate the vehicle, described as a gold or silver 2010-2015 Hyundai Elantra.
Lexington police release photos of subject who tried to run over officer.
Criminal Mischief 1stSTATUS
January 24, 2023
On November 25, 2022, the suspects approached the victims leaving the Bar Complex on E. Main Street, and began yelling derogatory comments at the victims. The victims attempted to enter their vehicle to leave, but the suspects tried to remove the victims from the car and spit in one of the victims face. They then caused approximately $1000 worth of damages to the victim's vehicle by breaking the windshield. Due to the nature of the comments, it is being investigated as a hate crime.
Credit Card Theft
January 20, 2023
On 11-17-2022 the victim reported to the Lexington Police her wallet was stolen from her vehicle while parked at the Waterstone Apartment Complex on Polo Club Blvd. Six credit cards were stolen and used for over $20,000. The suspects went on a shopping spree to multiple supermarkets, gas and clothing stores in Lexington. The suspects purchased multiple prepaid debit cards, clothing and electronics.
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