Flemingsburg, KY. (November 29, 2020) – Kentucky State Police, Post 8, Morehead received a call for assistance with a domestic dispute. Prior to Kentucky State Police Troopers arriving at the residence, Fleming County deputy had made contact with Jessie Pollitt, 28 years of age, of Maysville, Ky. Mr. Pollitt fired a weapon at the deputy as well as other individuals in the area. No individuals were struck by Jessie Pollitt. Jessie Pollitt was arrested and charged with Attempted Murder of a Police Officer, Assault 4th Degree (Domestic Violence) No Visible Injury, Terroristic Threatening (8 Counts), Wanton Endangerment (8 Counts), and Resisting Arrest. He is lodged in the Mason County Detention Center. This incident remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police, Post 8, Morehead.
LONDON, Ky. – A Whitesburg, Ky., woman, Sherry Thomas, 50, pleaded guilty on Thursday, before U.S. District Judge Claria Horn Boom, admitting to wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. According to her plea agreement, Thomas was employed as the office manager and bookkeeper for the Carbon River Coal Corporation, from the 1980s until January 2019. While […]
Williamsburg, Ky. (May 14, 2020) – On the evening of May 12th while Kentucky State Police Post 11 Troopers were attempting to locate a fugitive in connection to an officer involved shooting occurring in Knox County, a trooper conducted a traffic stop in the Poplar Creek community of Whitley County. Upon approaching the […]
London, KY (May 23, 2019) In November, 1986 a body was discovered in the Strunk community of McCreary County. Although the Kentucky State Police pursued several potential leads for information, the case eventually went cold and the victim was not identified. In 2016, McCreary County Coroner Tim Corder and Kentucky State Police Detective Billy Correll […]