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News briefs for January 9, 2007

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By The Staff

Two Arrested for Multiple Henry County Burglaries

Troopers from KSP Post 5 arrested two individuals after receiving several burglary complaints in the Pleasureville and Bethlehem area in the month of December.

On December 30, Detective Todd Harwood and Trooper Michael Webb arrested Michael D Thurmond, age 19 of Pleasureville and Nora C Bishop, age 43, of Owenton, in Pleasureville and charged with two counts of first degree burglary, one count of second degree burglary and one count of tampering with physical evidence. Thurmond was also charged with third degree burglary. The thefts occurred on Chilton Lane and Bethlehem Road. Stolen property included guns, knives, money, jewelry, and collectible coins.

The Henry County Jailer transported both Thurmond and Bishop to the Carroll County Jail.

Pleasureville PD to be topic of special meeting

After an issue concerning Pleasureville Police Chief Patrick Stucker was brought up by Pleasureville residents at the Pleasureville City Commission meeting Monday night, the council decided to have a special meeting Friday, Jan. 11, to discuss the situation. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held at Pleasureville City Hall at 7 p.m.

KSP arrest Smithfield man for assault

On December 25, 2007 Kentucky State Police Post 5 received a 911 call of a man injured at 245 Hickory Hill Road in Henry County. After dispatching an ambulance to that location, Post 5 learned from a resident at that address that the victim had been stabbed at a residence nearby. Trooper Charlie Kelton and Trooper Dusty Corbin were dispatched to the scene to find that William Tyson of Smithfield sustained stab wounds to the arm and back. Tyson was taken to University of Louisville Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

That night, Richard R. Deaton of Smithfield was arrested and charged with second degree assault. Deaton was lodged in the Carroll County Detention Center.