Crime of the Week

If you have any information about these crimes or any person(s) involved, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at 859-253-2020 or submit a Web Tip .  You do not have to give your name.  CRIME STOPPERS will pay a cash reward of up to $1000 and you can remain anonymous. 

Shopping Spree with a Lost Wallet
May 13, 2019

STATUS: SOLVED

ON SUNDAY APRIL 14TH, A VICTIM REPORTED HE WAS AT THE SHELL GAS STATION LOCATED AT 905 S LIMESTONE.  UPON LEAVING, HE ACCIDENTALLY DROPPED HIS WALLET IN THE PARKING LOT AND LEARNED IT WAS PICKED UP BY A HOMELESS PERSON.  WITHIN MINUTES, HIS CREDIT CARDS WERE BEING USED AT SEVERAL LEXINGTON BUSINESSES INCLUDING HIBATCHI EXPRESS, HIBBETT SPORTS, WAL MART, CITI TRENDS, AND M&M GROCERY STORE.  MULTIPLE FEMALE SUSPECTS WERE CAUGHT ON CAMERA FRAUDULENTLY USING THE VICTIM’S CREDIT CARDS. 

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Pies and Pints Purse Theft
April 29, 2019

STATUS: OPEN

ON SATURDAY FEBRUARY 23RD AROUND 4:30PM, A WOMAN WAS SITTING AT THE BAR AT PIES AND PINTS LOCATED AT 401 W MAIN STREET.  BEHIND HER, TWO MEN OBSERVED HER PURSE HANGING ON THE BACK OF HER CHAIR.  ONE SUBJECT MOVED BEHIND HER AND USED HIS JACKET TO CONCEAL HIS HANDS.  HE SLID HER PURSE OFF OF THE CHAIR AND DISCREETLY EXITED THE RESTAURANT.  THE VICTIM REPORTED THE SUSPECT IMMEDIATELY USED HER CREDIT CARDS AT A BUSINESS ON GEORGETOWN STREET.  HER PURSE ALSO CONTAINED ALL OF HER PERSONAL ITEMS INCLUDING HER PHONE, CHECKBOOK, AND KEYS. 

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Masterson Station Park Thefts
April 22, 2019

STATUS: OPEN

THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF MARCH, MULTIPLE VICTIMS HAVE REPORTED HAVING THEIR WALLETS AND PURSES STOLEN FROM VEHICLES WHILE VISITING MASTERSON STATION PARK.  THE SUSPECTS WERE CAUGHT ON SURVEILLACE CAMERAS FRAUDULENTLY CASHING THE VICTIM’S CHECKS USING FALSE IDENTIFICATIONS. THIS IS A REMINDER TO ALWAYS LOCK YOUR VEHICLE AND REFRAIN FROM LEAVING VALUABLES INSIDE ESPECIALLY AT PARKS AND FITNESS LOCATIONS.

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Lottery Ticket Thief
April 15, 2019

STATUS: OPEN
SINCE FEBRUARY 15TH, AN UNKNOWN MALE SUBJECT HAS BEEN ENTERING GAS STATIONS ON SOUTH BROADWAY AND NEWTOWN PIKE AND STEALING HIGH VALUE LOTTERY TICKETS. HE HAS REDEEMED THEM AT OTHER LOCATIONS NEARBY WITHIN A SHORT TIME OF THE THEFT.  THERE HAVE BEEN FOUR SEPARATE INCIDENTS TOTALLING IN EXCESS OF $2000 IN MERCHANDISE.  HE IS DESCRIBED AS MALE WHITE, MID 20’S, 6 FEET TALL AND 250LBS.  HE MAY HAVE A BEARD, NOSE RING, AND BALDING. 
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Jenna Rest Burglary and Stolen Car
April 08, 2019

STATUS: OPEN

ON THE EVENING OF FEBRUARY 19TH, A RESIDENT ON JENNA REST IN MASTERSON STATION WENT TO BED AROUND 11PM.  THE NEXT MORNING, SHE AWOKE TO FIND SOMEONE HAD BROKEN INTO HER HOME AND STOLEN HER PURSE AND CAR.  SHE WAS ALERTED THAT HER CREDIT CARDS WERE USED IN LOUISVILLE.  HER VEHICLE WAS ALSO RECOVERED WRECKED IN LOUISVILLE SEVERAL DAYS LATER.  THE SUSPECT WAS CAUGHT ON CAMERA USING THE VICTIM’S STOLEN CREDIT CARDS. 

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Brandenburg Auto Burglary
April 01, 2019

STATUS: OPEN

ON MONDAY MARCH 4TH AROUND 7PM, THE OWNER OF BRANDENBURG AUTO LOCATED AT 2011 VERSAILLES ROAD LOCKED UP HIS BUSINESS AND LEFT FOR THE DAY.  THE NEXT MORNING HE RETURNED AT 7AM TO FIND A GARAGE DOOR WINDOW HAD BEEN BROKEN OUT.  HE SOON DISCOVERED SOMEONE HAD DISABLED THE SECURITY SYSTEMS AND BURGLARIZED HIS BUSINESS.  TWO DAYS PRIOR A SUBJECT WAS CAUGHT ON CAMERA CASING THE BUSINESS LATE AT NIGHT.  POLICE ARE ATTEMPTING TO IDENTIFY THIS PERSON OF INTEREST. 

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Splash Em Out Vandalism and Theft
March 18, 2019

STATUS: OPEN

ON DECEMBER 24TH 2018 AROUND 2PM, A MALE AND FEMALE SUBJECT ENTERED THE SPLASH EM OUT LAUNDRY LOCATED AT 1788 BRYAN STATION ROAD.  AFTER DOING A LOAD OF LAUNDRY AND LOITERING THEREAFTER, THE FAMALE SUBJECT ACTED AS A LOOKOUT WHILE THE MALE SUBJECT BROKE INTO A CASH COIN CHANGING MACHINE.  THE SUSPECTS GOT AWAY WITH OVER $1500 CASH. 

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Felony Theft From Hobby Lobby
March 11, 2019

STATUS: SOLVED

ON FEBRUARY 4TH A WOMAN ENTERED THE HOBBY LOBBY IN HAMBURG LOCATED AT 2200 WAR ADMIRAL BLVD.  SHE PROCEEDED TO SHOP FOR VARIOUS ITEMS INCLUDING OVER $1000 IN ART SUPPLIES.  SHE EVEN ASKED EMPLOYEES FOR ASSISTANCE IN SELECTING CERTAIN PRODUCTS.  AT CHECKOUT, SHE PAID FOR SOME LESSER EXPENSIVE LARGER PIECES WHILE INTENTIONALLY CONCEALING THE ART SUPPLIES IN THE BOTTOM OF HER CART UNDER HER COAT. 

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Suspect Flees from a Stolen Car
February 25, 2019

STATUS: SOLVED

ON FEBRUARY 7TH, TWO OFFICERS ON PATROL OBSERVED A BLACK 2016 CHEVY MALIBU OPERATING RECKLESSLY ON NICHOLASVILLE ROAD NEAR WALLER AVENUE.  UPON CHECK OF THE REGISTRATION, THE CAR WAS FOUND TO BE REPORTED STOLEN FROM 1317 CENTRE PKWY.  THE OFFICERS ATTEMPTED TO STOP THE CAR BUT WERE ULTIMATELY UNSUCCESSFUL.  THE VEHICLE WAS DISCOVERED ABANDONED SHORTLY THEREAFTER IN THE AREA OF STATE ST AND CRESCENT AVE.  THE SUSPECT WAS CAUGHT ON CAMERA AT A NEARBY GAS STATION PRIOR TO THE TRAFFIC STOP. 

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Employment Solutions Burglary
February 18, 2019

STATUS: OPEN
ON JANUARY 13TH AROUND 10PM, AN UNKNOWN SUBJECT BROKE INTO THE BACK DOOR OF EMPLOYMENT SOLUTIONS LOCATED AT 1084 WHIPPLE COURT.  WHILE INSIDE, THE SUSPECT PRIED OPEN TWO VENDING MACHINES AND STOLE THE MONEY FROM INSIDE.  THE SUSPECT CAUSED MORE THAN $4,000 WORTH OF DAMAGE AND ESCAPED WITH ONLY A SMALL AMOUNT OF CASH. 
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Theft of Gun and Credit Cars from Ormesby Place
February 11, 2019

STATUS: SOLVED

 

ON THE MORNING OF WEDNESDAY JANUARY 30TH, A VICTIM CAME OUT OF HIS HOME ON ORMESBY PL TO DISCOVER SOMEONE HAD BROKEN INTO HIS TRUCK IN THE DRIVEWAY OVERNIGHT.  THE VICTIM REPORTED THE SUSPECT STOLE SEVERAL PERSONAL ITEMS INCLUDING A HANDGUN AND CREDIT CARDS.  UPON FURTHER INVESTIGATION, IT WAS DISCOVERED THE CREDIT CARDS WERE USED THE SAME MORNING AT MEIJER ON REYNOLDS ROAD AND KROGER ON LOWRY LANE.
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Alex Auto Commercial Theft
January 28, 2019

STATUS: OPEN
IN THE LATE EVENING HOURS OF JANUARY 6TH, TWO SUSPECTS ENTERED THE PARKING LOT OF ALEX AUTO LOCATED AT 1118 WINCHESTER ROAD.  THEY PROCEEDED TO STEAL THE WHEELS AND TIRES FROM A 2011 GMC PICKUP AND LEFT THE VEHICLE ON CINDER BLOCKS. POLICE ARE TRYING TO IDENTIFY TWO PERSONS OF INTEREST OBSERVED LOOKING AT THE VEHICLE EARLIER IN THE DAY.  THE LARGE WHEELS AND TIRES ARE VALUED AT $5,000. 
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Lexington Christian Academy Burglary
January 21, 2019

STATUS: SOLVED
IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS OF JANUARY 7TH, AN UNKNOWN SUBJECT WAS OBSERVED ON SECURITY CAMERAS WANDERING THE PROPERTY OF LEXINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY FOR APPROXIMATELY 5 HOURS.  HE WAS ABLE TO GAIN ENTRANCE THROUGH A SIDE DOOR AND ALSO BROKE INTO THE MAIN OFFICE.  UNABLE TO LOCATE ANYTHING OF VALUE, HE STOLE THE SCHOOL’S LOWES CREDIT CARD.  HE THEN QUICKLY DROVE TO LOWES WHERE HE MADE FRAUDULENT PURCHASES.  THE SUSPECT IS WANTED ON CHARGES OF BURGLARY AND FRAUD. 
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Woodland Avenue Felony Theft
January 14, 2019

STATUS: SOLVED
IN THE LATE NIGHT HOURS OF DECEMBER 31ST, A VICTIM WAS ATTENDING A COLLEGE NEW YEARS EVE PARTY AT 526 WOODLAND AVENUE.  SHE NOTICED HER NEW IPHONE X WAS MISSING FROM HER PURSE BUT WAS NOT ABLE TO LOCATE IT DUE TO THE UNKNOWN SUSPECT TURNING IT OFF.  ON JANUARY 2ND, A LIGHT SKINNED MALE BLACK ENTERED DEVICE PITSTOP LOCATED AT 2220 NICHOLASVILLE ROAD AND ATTEMPTED TO SELL IT TO THE RETAILER.  THE SUSPECT WAS CAUGHT ON CAMERA AS HE ATTEMPTED TO NEGOTIATE THE SALE.
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Salvation Army Burglary
January 07, 2019

STATUS: SOLVED
ON SATURDAY DECEMBER 8TH, CONTRUCTION MANAGERS FOR THE SALVATION ARMY LOCATED AT 228 E NEW CIRCLE ROAD REPORTED SOMEONE HAD BROKEN INTO THE PROPERTY AND STRIPPED COPPER FROM WIRING, CONDUITS AND MACHINERY TOTALLING APPROXIMATELY $5,000 IN DAMAGE AND LOSSES.  SECURITY CAMERAS ON SITE CAPTURED IMAGES OF THE SUSPECT AS HE ENTERED THE BUILDING. 
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Anniston Drive Burglary
December 17, 2018

STATUS: OPEN
ON OCTOBER 17TH AT 6PM A VICTIM ON ANNISTON DRIVE RETURNED HOME FROM WORK TO FIND SOMEONE HAD BURGLARIZED HIS HOUSE.  THE SUSPECT STOLE JARS OF LOOSE CHANGE AND WAS CAPTURED ON HIS HOME SURVEILLANCE CAMERA.   
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Elkhorn Speedway Stolen Car
December 10, 2018

STATUS: SOLVED
IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS OF SUNDAY 11/18 AT 5AM, A VICTIM REPORTED LEAVING HIS VEHICLE RUNNING UNATTENDED AT THE SPEEDWAY AT 2290 ELKHORN RD.  AS HE RETURNED TO HIS CAR, AN UNKNOWN SUSPECT JUMPED INTO THE DRIVERS SEAT AND DROVE IT AWAY.  THE VEHICLE WAS RECOVERED BY POLICE THE FOLLOWING DAY AT THE VALERO GAS STATION AT THE CORNER OF ANNISTON DR AND AUGUSTA DR.  THE SUSPECTS WERE CAUGHT ON CAMERA INSIDE THE GAS STATION BUT FLED PRIOR TO BEING DETAINED BY ARRIVING OFFICERS.
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Red Mile Rd Fraudulent Use
December 03, 2018

STATUS: SOLVED

ON OCTOBER 18TH, A VICTIM REPORTED BEING PICKPOCKETED OR POSSIBLY LEAVING THEIR CREDIT CARD IN THE READER AT A MARATHON STATION LOCATED AT 641 RED MILE ROAD.  UPON NOTICING IT MISSING THE FOLLOWING DAY, THE VICTIM RAN A TRANSACTION HISTORY THAT REVEALED TWO SUSPECTS FRAUDULENTLY PURCHASING ITEMS AT 13 LEXINGTON AREA BUSINESSES.  THE SAME SUSPECTS WERE CAUGHT ON CAMERA AT MULIPLE LOCATIONS. 

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Medical Clinic Office Theft
November 26, 2018

STATUS: OPEN
ON AUGUST 7TH SOMETIME BETWEEN 8AM AND 12PM, AN EMPLOYEE OF LEXINGTON CLINIC LOCATED AT 100 N EAGLE CREEK HAD HER PURSE STOLEN FROM UNDER HER DESK.  BY 1PM, SOMEONE WAS USING HER CREDIT CARDS AT RITE AID AND WALGREENS ON RICHMOND ROAD.  THE SUSPECT WAS CAUGHT ON CAMERA USING THE STOLEN CREDIT CARDS. 
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Leafland Pl Garage Burglary
November 19, 2018

STATUS: OPEN
ON SATURDAY OCTOBER 13TH AT 8:30AM, A VICTIM ON LEAFLAND PLACE IN THE HARTLAND SUBDIVISION OPENED HIS GARAGE DOOR WITH HIS WIFE’S VEHICLE PARKED INSIDE.  BY 9:00AM, THEY BEGAN RECEIVING NOTIFICATIONS THAT HIS WIFES CREDIT CARDS WERE BEING USED AT SHELL ON NICHOLASVILLE ROAD AND KROGER IN BRANNON CROSSING.  UPON INVESTIGATION, THE VICTIM DISCOVERED SOMEONE HAD COME INTO HIS GARAGE, ACCESSED HIS WIFE’S CAR, AND STOLEN HER PURSE (ALONG WITH ALL OF ITS CONTENTS).  THE SUSPECT ALSO STOLE KEYS TO THEIR HOME, VEHICLE, AND WORK. 
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