News in brief — 11/22/11

Published 9:14 am Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Sheriff’s office investigates forced entry

SOUTH POINT — The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a forced entry Thursday in the1100 block of County Road 1 in South Point.

A woman told Deputy Perry Adkins “the front door of her trailer came open and a young man came running at her.”

The woman told Adkins the intruder punched her in the right eye, grabbed her by the neck, ripping her shirt and ordered her to give him her money.

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The intruder was attacked by the woman’s dog but the victim said she is not sure if the dog made contact with the man’s body or just his clothes.

The man is described as a white male, 6 feet tall, skinny, dark hair worn in a buzz cut, wearing a gray zip-up hoodie and dark blue jeans.

—Teresa Moore


Sheriff’s office investigates sexual assault of teen

UNION TOWNSHIP — The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the report of a 15-year-old girl who said she was raped three times while she was babysitting children at a home in Union Township.

The girl told authorities Friday the first time she was allegedly attacked, she awoke to find the man holding her down in bed. She was allegedly assaulted on two occasions after that. The suspect was named.


Three juveniles cited for drugs, hunting violations

SYMMES TOWNSHIP — Three juveniles were issued citations Saturday night after they allegedly jacklighted deer and then were found to have drugs and drug paraphernalia.

The two boys and a girl, all 17 years of age, were released to their parents after the incident.

Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Chaffins stated in his report he was on patrol on County Road 4 near the 9 mile marker in Pedro when he saw a car angled with its lights off the roadway and toward an open field.

When Chaffins approached the vehicle, he stated he noted a “heavy smell of marijuana.”

A search of the vehicle turned up marijuana, a small bottle of whiskey and drug abuse instruments.

One of the two boys was charged with jacklighting deer and possession of marijuana; the other boy was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia; the girl was charged with possession of alcohol by a minor, drug abuse and possession of drug abuse instruments.


Free family film at BCPL on Nov. 26

ASHLAND, Ky. — Boyd County Public Library will host a free showing of the movie “Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World” on Saturday, Nov. 26.

The film starts at 2 p.m. at the Main Branch, 1740 Central Ave. Some refreshments are provided, and additional snacks can be purchased.


“Spy Kids 4,” rated PG, is about a retired spy called back into action. In order to bond with her new stepchildren, she invites them along for the adventure to stop the evil Timekeeper from taking over the world.


Other upcoming movies include: “Sarah’s Key” (Girls’ Night Out) on Nov. 30 at Main; and “Serendipity” on Dec. 6 at Kyova. Outside groups can host movie showings at either the Main or Kyova branches, using the library’s license. For more information call Amanda Clark at (606) 329-0518, ext. 1140.


For a full movie schedule, visit any branch of Boyd County Public Library or