paducah police department http://wkms.org en Paducah Police/Fire Chiefs Consider Possibility of Multi-Department Building http://wkms.org/post/paducah-policefire-chiefs-consider-possibility-multi-department-building <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Paducah's Police and Fire departments may consolidate facilities to operate under one roof. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Police Chief Brandon </span>Barnhill<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says he and Fire Chief Steve Kyle have been researching the idea of a joint-department facility for about five years and are now looking into how it could work for Paducah. &nbsp;</span>Barnhill<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says both departments are currently working out of cramped, out-dated quarters.</span></p><p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 18:48:06 +0000 Rob Canning 37676 at http://wkms.org Paducah Police/Fire Chiefs Consider Possibility of Multi-Department Building Paducah Police Dept. Phone Drive for Domestic Violence Victims Runs Through Jan. 5 http://wkms.org/post/paducah-police-dept-phone-drive-domestic-violence-victims-runs-through-jan-5 <p>If you received a new cell phone for the holidays, you can turn your old one over to the Paducah Police Department to help victims of domestic violence.</p><p>The PPD has partnered with Verizon Wireless’ HopeLine program. HopeLine refurbishes devices to provide support to domestic violence victims in the form of free phones and cash grants.</p><p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 11:04:44 +0000 John Null 37479 at http://wkms.org Paducah Police Dept. Phone Drive for Domestic Violence Victims Runs Through Jan. 5 Officer Recovering After Paducah Collision http://wkms.org/post/officer-recovering-after-paducah-collision <p></p><p>Paducah police officer Austin Guill is expected to have a long recovery after a collision in Lowertown this week.</p><p>The Paducah Police Department says Guill underwent a successful surgery after being airlifted to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind., <span data-term="goog_1632362700" tabindex="0">on Wednesday</span>. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 22:40:00 +0000 Whitney Jones 36420 at http://wkms.org Officer Recovering After Paducah Collision Paducah Officer Injured In Auto Collision in Lowertown District http://wkms.org/post/paducah-officer-injured-auto-collision-lowertown-district <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A police officer was injured during a vehicle collision early this morning in </span>Lowertown<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Paducah.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 18:23:29 +0000 Rob Canning 36344 at http://wkms.org Paducah Officer Injured In Auto Collision in Lowertown District Driver Arraigned In Noble Park Hit-And-Run Case http://wkms.org/post/driver-arraigned-noble-park-hit-and-run-case <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A man charged with an&nbsp;August </span>18th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;hit-and-run bike wreck in&nbsp;Noble Park&nbsp;has pleaded not guilty to felony charges. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">18-year-old William T. Hayes </span>Jr<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. was arraigned in McCracken Circuit Court Thursday on charges of first-degree assault, leaving the scene of an accident and first-degree criminal mischief. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Police reports said Dr. William Jay Pitman of&nbsp;Paducah&nbsp;was hit from behind by a red sports while riding a bicycle down a single lane road in the park&nbsp;that evening.&nbsp;&nbsp;The driver left the scene without stopping.&nbsp; Dr. Pitman sustained serious injuries.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 16:16:16 +0000 Rob Canning 35454 at http://wkms.org Driver Arraigned In Noble Park Hit-And-Run Case McCracken County Employees Under Investigation for Assault http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-employees-under-investigation-assault <p>Paducah Police and the McCracken County Fiscal Court are investigating a possible assault involving two county employees.</p><p>Early&nbsp;Saturday&nbsp;morning, tow truck driver Anthony Hess and Emergency Management Director Paul Carter got into a verbal argument over personal property while responding to a car accident on Internstate-24.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:14:01 +0000 Austin Ramsey 33573 at http://wkms.org McCracken County Employees Under Investigation for Assault Paducah Law Enforcement Warns of New York-Based Phone Scam http://wkms.org/post/paducah-law-enforcement-warns-new-york-based-phone-scam <p>Paducah Police Department officials are alerting residents of a phone scam warning of federal charges for overseas medical purchases.</p><p>A Paducah woman received a phone call with a Manhattan area code this week claiming the U.S Drug Enforcement Agency may charge her for trafficking because of illegal drug purchases from foreign countries.</p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 19:41:20 +0000 Austin Ramsey 33375 at http://wkms.org Paducah Law Enforcement Warns of New York-Based Phone Scam Use of Heroin Up in Paducah http://wkms.org/post/use-heroin-paducah <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Paducah authorities have seen a rise in heroin use&nbsp; in the city over the past year. Yesterday Paducah Police arrested 20 year old Jason A. Morris on suspicion of selling heroin. During a four month investigation into Morris' activities, Undercover officers purchased a total of 9 grams of heroin. The street value of the seized heroin totals more than $5,000. &nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 22:00:10 +0000 Drew Adams 26954 at http://wkms.org Use of Heroin Up in Paducah