Articles by Chuck Ledbetter

VC: 101 Jackson Way

David and Mary Haynes out of town from April 18th through April 30th, request vacation checks. Notes that their son (David Hayes, Jr.) will be checking property and have keys. Light will be left on in garage FYI. See attached Request Form if further is needed. View Attachment


Charlestown Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

The Charlestown Police Department and the Charlestown Jay C Plus Food Store have teamed up once again to participate in the DEA Sponsored National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.  Officers of the Charlestown Police Department will be on hand Saturday, April 27th, 2019 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, near the entrance of the Charlestown Jay C Plus Food Store; to provide a safe disposal of expired and unused prescription medications.  Disposal is courtesy of the Charlestown Police Department, through this US Drug Enforcement Agency program, occurring nationwide, totally FREE OF CHARGE and with NO QUESTIONS ASKED. The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.2 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home…


XP: 934 Thompson (Harrison/Thompson)

On 4-5-19 Officers responded to a burglary report. The residence of 934 Thompson had the back door forced open with an unknown tool/device. Once inside the suspect(s) took a 32 inch Emerson TV, a gold ring, a picture, and one of two speakers. (No serial #’s.) the home owner, Mark Jeffries, advised the suspect may be a “Mark Crick” his step-son. Jeffries advised that Crick may be using an unknown color Honda Civic. (No LP #). Because the suspect did not take the other half of some of the items they may return to finish the job. Jeffries advised he is not home between the hours of 0800-1630, sometimes later. The only people that should be on scene are his daughter and her boyfriend who too live at the residence. Homeowner cell: #(502)572-5332. Extra patrol for any suspicious behavior around the home.


Beware of IRS Refund Scam Letter

If you receive a letter similar to this one, use caution and beware that it is an attempt to obtain your personal information and use it for their personal gain…..because it is not from the “real US Internal Revenue Service”. This is the latest scam naming the IRS to hit the country; see https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/tax-scams-consumer-alerts for more official information and currently reported scams. The United States Internal Revenue Service explains in the above link what literature and forms are legit and how to safely determine your current refund status. Don’t be a victim, always use extreme caution when dealing with telephone calls, emails, door knocks and literature via the mail. If you think you are a victim of identity theft, take quick action. If you have confirmed you have experienced a loss, contact your bank(s) and creditors involved, file a police report immediately. The US Federal Trade Commission provides very helpful…


XP: 725 Denham Lane

On 3-18-2019, Officers took a call to 725 Denham Lane regarding an attempted burglary. The caller, Roger Mcvicker, advised that two males with their hoods opened his kitchen window above his sink and attempted to enter his home, but couldn’t get the window open due to a lock stopping the window. Roger is wheel chair bound and cannot speak very well. Roger advised the only people that should be on his property are two CNA’s that care for him in the early morning hours and lane evenings. Roger requests for extra patrol and for any suspicious person(s) or vehicles to be checked out.