Murray Police Department http://wkms.org en (Update - Preliminary Hearing Date Set) Trice Charged with Additional Sexual Offenses http://wkms.org/post/update-preliminary-hearing-date-set-trice-charged-additional-sexual-offenses <p>Update:</p><p>Trice's preliminary hearing has been set for May 7th.</p><p></p><p>Original story:</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Murray High School assistant basketball coach and teacher’s assistant charged with five counts of third degree rape against an underage student has been charged with additional sexual offenses.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:05:13 +0000 Troy Taylor 40056 at http://wkms.org (Update - Preliminary Hearing Date Set) Trice Charged with Additional Sexual Offenses Murray Police Warn Residents of Phone Scam http://wkms.org/post/murray-police-warn-residents-phone-scam <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Murray Police Department says identity thieves are attempting to gain personal information from Murray residents via a robocall scam.</p><p>Citizens are receiving calls from unusual numbers, then a computerized voice informs potential victims that their credit or debit card has expired.&nbsp; The voice then asks them to enter their credit card number.</p><p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 20:47:32 +0000 John Null 35050 at http://wkms.org Murray Police Warn Residents of Phone Scam Murray Police Investigate Overnight Shooting and Armed Robbery http://wkms.org/post/murray-police-investigate-overnight-shooting-and-armed-robbery <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Murray Police Department is investigating an overnight armed robbery and shooting on Main Street.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Officers responded to a call at&nbsp;3:49 AM&nbsp;and found Tonya </span>Cavitt<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> (age 43 of Murray), Kelsey </span>Cavitt<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> (age 22 of Murray), Keith Jenifer (age 31 of Murray), as well as three juveniles at the residence. The victims reported three black males kicked in the home's front door and&nbsp;demanded money. Witnesses said during the altercation, one of the suspects shot Keith Jenifer in the leg and&nbsp;left the scene with an undisclosed quantity of cash. Jenifer was transported to Murray Calloway County Hospital for treatment.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 16:33:55 +0000 Rob Canning 34980 at http://wkms.org Murray Police Investigate Overnight Shooting and Armed Robbery Murray Police on National Drinking & Driving Prevention Effort http://wkms.org/post/murray-police-national-drinking-driving-prevention-effort <p>Each year, nearly 10,000 people die on the road due to drunk driving, which is the equivalent of 20 jumbo jets crashing each year and killing all aboard. In order to stop this deadly epidemic, law enforcement in every state and most US towns and cities will be cracking down on drunk driving through Labor Day. Murray Police Department Crime Prevention Sergant speaks with Chad Lampe about the crackdown.</p><p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 21:02:33 +0000 Chad Lampe 34442 at http://wkms.org Murray Police on National Drinking & Driving Prevention Effort Murray Police Warn of Dog Thefts http://wkms.org/post/murray-police-warn-dog-thefts <p>The Murray Police Department is investigating several dog thefts from homes in the city.</p><p>The MPD says possibly more than one suspect is taking easily accessible dogs from backyards or porches.&nbsp; Police describe one suspect as a heavy-set, six-foot white male with long, shaggy hair.&nbsp;</p><p>Officials are urging residents to keep their pets nearby and be on the lookout for any suspicious behavior in and around neighborhoods.&nbsp;</p><p>If you have any information regarding the case or possible suspects, call Detective Angel Clere at 762-0356.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 15:55:40 +0000 Austin Ramsey 34195 at http://wkms.org Murray Police Warn of Dog Thefts Murray Police Investigating Homicide http://wkms.org/post/murray-police-investigating-homicide <p>The Murray Police Department says a local woman faces murder charges in a shooting death on Oxford drive in the city's Canterbury Subdivision. Sergeant Dave Howe says police responded to a domestic disturbance call around 12:30 p.m. today. Howe says Michelle Baxter, 50, of Murray&nbsp; is lodged at the Calloway County Jail.&nbsp; The investigation is still ongoing. Thu, 30 May 2013 22:20:40 +0000 Chad Lampe 31828 at http://wkms.org Murray Police Investigating Homicide Front Page Sunday 1/13 http://wkms.org/post/front-page-sunday-113 <p>Starting a new job is usually a pretty stressful proposition. Now imagine that starting that new job involves having to tackle some of the most contentious issues facing the Commonwealth of Kentucky. We’ll speak with someone who doesn’t have to imagine that: former Trigg County Judge-Executive Stan Humphries, who now represents Kentucky’s 1st State Senate District.&nbsp;Also, Kentucky Public Radio Capitol Bureau Chief Kenny Colston will rundown the top stories he covered last week in Frankfort. &nbsp;Plus, we’ll learn about some big changes happening at Murray’s City Police Department.</p><p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 17:09:33 +0000 Chad Lampe & Todd Hatton 26744 at http://wkms.org Front Page Sunday 1/13 Murray's Crime Prevention Sergeant Details Big Changes at Department http://wkms.org/post/murrays-crime-prevention-sergeant-details-big-changes-department <p>There is a lot going on at the Murray Police Department. It is welcoming 10 new officers, a new vehicle fleet, and a new revenue source from the taxes placed on package alcohol sales. The department's new Crime Prevention Sergeant, Dave Howe speaks with Chad Lampe about a 70% change in leadership, two new school resource officers and a new&nbsp; Alcohol Beverage Control officer.</p><p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 15:49:32 +0000 Chad Lampe 26741 at http://wkms.org Murray's Crime Prevention Sergeant Details Big Changes at Department Man With Pellet Gun Near Murray Elementary Prompts Brief Lock Down http://wkms.org/post/man-pellet-gun-near-murray-elementary-prompts-brief-lock-down <p>Murray Independent School District officials briefly locked down the city’s elementary school Tuesday after a parent volunteer noticed a man walking near the school with a gun.&nbsp; MPD's new schools new resource officer alerted officers to detain the man.&nbsp;Police&nbsp; say the man was in fact exterminating squirrels with a pellet gun. &nbsp;Murray Police Spokesman Dave Howe says students were never in danger.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:44:59 +0000 Chad Lampe 26540 at http://wkms.org Man With Pellet Gun Near Murray Elementary Prompts Brief Lock Down