|VPD recovers trailer
apparently stolen box trailer has been recovered by the Vanceburg Police Department after
residents noticed it had been sitting in a parking lot for several days.
Lt. Tom Flannigan said the black trailer had been parked at the Bee Mart lot in
Vanceburg for several days and, after receiving a call from a concerned citizen, he went
to check out the trailer.
He said the vehicle identification numbers and other information, along with the
license tag had been removed and except for a few auto parts inside, the trailer was
Flannigan said the trailer, used to transport a vehicle, is 28 feet long and eight
feet, four inches wide. The brand name is Classic. Anyone with information should contact
the Vanceburg Police Department
Two arrested on contraband charges
Vanceburg Police have arrested two people in connection with a case of promoting
contraband in connection with pills being brought into the Lewis County Detention Center.
Vanceburg Police Chief Joe Billman said that during an afternoon visitation time
Saturday afternoon, Sarah Cooley, 22, of Garrison, allegedly left a package containing 15
blue pills, thought to be the prescription medication Lorcet, near a trash dumpster at the
Billman said that a short while later Karen Kennard, 45, of Tollesboro, a cook at the
detention center, allegedly came out and picked up the pills and, as she returned to the
detention center, she was apprehended and the pacakge and pills were confiscated.
Both women were lodged in the Lewis County Detention Center and charged with
first degree promoting contraband, a class D felony.
Dennis Brown/Lewis County Herald
This trailer, used to haul a car,
has been recovered by the Vanceburg Police Department. Identification numbers had been
removed and the trailer was left at the Bee Mart Lot in Vanceburg.
AA accident injures four
Vanceburg Police are investigating an accident Friday at the intersection of the AA
Highway and Ky, Rt. 59 in Vanceburg.
Chief Joe Billman said the accident happened about 10:00 a.m. as a 1989 Ford Aerostar
van operated by Michael Bradley, 26, of Newport, was traveling east on the AA Highway, and
a 1996 Hyundai operated by Kenneth Dillow, 84, of Vanceburg was traveling north on Ky. Rt.
Billman said Dillow apparently pulled out into the path of the van, resulting in a
Dillow and Bradley, along with two passengers in the van, were taken to Meadowview
Regional Medical Center in Maysville for treatment.
Traffic on the AA Highway was stopped until the vehicles could be removed from the