Morehead, KY. (January 18, 2022) – Kentucky State Police, Post 8, Morehead received a call for assistance from Morehead Dispatch with a fatal structure fire on KY 1274 in Rowan County. After the fire was extinguished, firefighters discovered two sets of human remains inside the burnt residence. The human remains could not be identified and have been sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for identification. Investigators are working together to determine the cause of the fire. Kentucky State Police was assisted on scene by Morehead Fire Department and Rowan County Coroner’s Office. This case remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police.
Slemp, Ky. (September 13, 2019) – A crash in Perry County Friday morning left one man dead and two others injured. Kentucky State Police Post 13 personnel responded to calls of a collision involving a sport utility vehicle and two commercial trucks on KY 463 in the Slemp community. The initial investigation determined that a […]
JACKSON, Ky. – Drivers who use KY 3354 (Cat Creek Road) in Powell County will have to find an alternate route for the next few weeks, as repairs are planned that will necessitate the road’s closure during working hours. Contractor crews will be drilling steel to repair breaks. Since the road is not wide enough to accommodate […]
ASHLAND, Ky. – A couple from Ashland, Ky., Franklin Certain, 38, and Rikki Wurts, 24, were sentenced in federal court on Friday, to 120 months and 70 months in prison respectively, before U.S. District Judge David Bunning, for possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine. According to Certain and Wurts’ plea agreements, on […]