Arrests published in the Jessamine Journal 1.24.19

Published 11:34 am Thursday, January 24, 2019

Missouri man arrested for oxycontin

Emmanuel Maurice Strange, 30, of 22020 Moross Road in Grosse Pointe, Missouri, was arrested Jan. 16 for trafficking in a controlled substance (opiates), according to a citation released by the Nicholasville Police Department.

Officers received a tip that Strange would be in possession of pills from the NPD’s drug enforcement unit. It was also advised that Strange was known to be a drug trafficker.

After conducting a traffic stop, Strange was found lying in the back seat of the vehicle with a duffle bag on top of him. The officer asked the operator of the vehicle if they would consent to a search, which they denied. The officer then advised the operator that based on probable cause, a search was going to be conducted.

During the search, nothing illegal was found. A search was conducted on Strange, and he was found to be in possession of a large quantity of pills found in his groin area. Strange said that the pills were oxycontin, according to the citation. The pills were allegedly separated into three groups.

Strange was arrested and transported to the Jessamine County Detention Center, according to the citation.

Nicholasville man arrested for methamphetamine

Mathew W. Hammonds, 35, of 402 Broadway St. in Nicholasville, was arrested Jan. 16 for possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), according to a citation released by the Nicholasville Police Department.

Hammonds was seen by officers walking from Auburn Drive towards the parking lot on Wichita Drive. Hammonds was then observed waking in between two vehicles in the parking lot. Officers called for Hammonds to stop. Walking in between the two vehicles, officers found a small plastic bag containing a white crystalized substance suspected to be methamphetamine.

Hammonds was arrested and taken to the Jessamine County Detention Center, according to the citation.

Nicholasville man arrested for heroin

Joshua T. Combs, 22, of 308 Southbrook Drive in Nicholasville, was arrested Jan. 14 for carrying a concealed weapon, receiving stolen property under $10,000 and public intoxication (Excluding alcohol), according to a citation released by the Nicholasville Police Department.

Officers were dispatched to South Main Street in reference to an intoxicated subject. After making contact with Combs, he was described as manifestly under the influence and a danger to himself and others.

Combs was also recognized as a suspect in an ongoing investigation involving terroristic threatening and theft of a firearm. He was placed under arrest, and was found to be in possession of a handgun and ammunition. The firearm was documented as stolen.

Combs was arrested and transported to the Jessamine County Detention Center.

On Jan. 15, Combs was arrested for possession of a controlled substance (heroin), according to a citation released by the Nicholasville Police Department.

Combs was seen walking north on Main Street. It was confirmed he had an active warrant for his arrest. Officers made contact with Combs, who was found to be in possession of a syringe loaded with suspected heroin in the front pocket of his overalls.

Upon further search, Combs was found to be in possession of a small bag containing a brown substance, suspected to be heroin. Combs allegedly admitted both substances were heroin.

He was arrested and taken to the Jessamine County Detention Center, according to the citation.

 

The following citations were released by the Nicholasville Police Department, the Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office and the Wilmore Police Department.

— Gregory Thomas Dumas, 43, of 120 Nave Place in Nicholasville, was arrested Jan. 13 for DUI and driving on a DUI suspended license.

— Cloyd James Current, 42, of 207 John Sutherland Drive in Nicholasville, was arrested Jan. 13 for fourth-degree assault.

— Timothy L. Goldey, 53, of 1435 Bethany Road in Nicholasville, was arrested Jan. 14 on a warrant from Little Rock, Arkansas.

— Brandon L. Pennington, 31, of 601 Hillbrook Drive in Nicholasville, was arrested Jan. 15 for violation of a Kentucky emergency protection order and second-degree burglary.

— Hope Bowlin, 31, of 106 Wabarto Way in Nicholasville, was arrested Jan. 15 for failure to appear.

— Joshua T. Combs, 22, of 308 Southbrook Drive in Nicholasville, was arrested Jan. 15 for first-degree wanton endangerment.

— Michael H. Westfall, 46, of 334 Lois Lane in Nicholasville, was arrested Jan. 15 for assault, receiving stolen property and theft by deception.

— Charles Slack, 48, of 3024 Darthmouth Drive in Lexington, was arrested Jan. 15 for first-degree criminal abuse of a child under 12 years old.

— Luther H. Powell, 46, of 329 Biloxi Drive in Nicholasville, was arrested Jan. 15 for failure to appear.

— Brandon L. Pennington, 31, of 601 Hillbrook Drive in Nicholasville, was arrested Jan. 16 for fourth-degree assault and violation of a Kentucky emergency protection order.

— Nathan P. Lemke, 39, of 121 Legacy Drive in Berea, was arrested Jan. 16 for DUI.

— Margaret L. Pittman, 44, of 2855 High Bridge Road in Lancaster, was arrested Jan. 16 for a probation violation (felony offense).

— Jimmy Brim, 35, homeless, was arrested Jan. 7 for alcohol intoxication in a public place

— Thad Alston Burgess, 29, of 330 Courchelle Drive in Nichoalsville, was arrested Jan. 18 for DUI and failure to maintain required insurance.

— Kesha Keith, 28, of 1101 Johns Lane in Nicholasville, was arrested Jan. 18 for failure to appear.

— David L. Harrison, 40, of 1032 Lana Pike in Nicholasville, was arrested Jan. 18 for a Fayette County warrant.

— Kenneth Sullivan, 59, of the Jessamine County Detention Center, was arrested Jan. 18 for failure to pay.

— Elexsius Dmarchai Taylor, 22, of 205 Williams Road in Nicholasville, was arrested Jan. 19 for criminal possession of a forged instrument.

— Thomas M. Mattingly II, 36, of 2781 Jacquelyn Lane in Lexington, was arrested Jan. 21 for DUI.