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January 28, 2018

 

On January 27, 2018 at approximately 9:00am Lawrence County 911 received a call of a burglary in progress on Coal Creek Road in the Martha area. The caller said a subject was caught breaking into a residence and was being held there.

Chief Deputy Mark Wheeler responded to the address along with the Kentucky State Police. Before law enforcement could make it to the location the male subject fled almost striking a person and hitting that person's vehicle, the report said.

Ricky VanceRicky VanceThe subject fled toward Blaine and then turned going back into Johnson County.

Upon arrival it was found that the subject had broken into an oil pump house as well as an old house.

After getting a vehicle description and learning that the suspect was Ricky Vance, 50 of Blaine, KY Chief Deputy Wheeler patrolled the area attempting to locate Mr. Vance and arrested him on South Highway 201 where Vance had driven off the roadway.

Items stolen in the burglary were located in the vehicle. Mr. Vance was arrested and charged with 2 counts of burglary and wanton endangerment. He was then lodged in the Big Sandy Detention Center.

 

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0 #3 Citizen of blaine 2018-02-01 10:03
Quoting Citizen of blaine:
Quoting Carol ebersole:
Who is this what was he doing in Martha I personally encourage every one to keep there eyes open I ally's look at stranger vehicle we always carry our guns , I TRUST NO ONE MY property is posted. So many people we do not even know about,


That last comment was not right and I know better but Yes he lives in Blaine and has for years


You must live under a rock or something Rick has lived in Blaine for a long time so how do you not know him. This does surprise me that he did this but you never know about anyone anymore.
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0 #2 Citizen of blaine 2018-01-30 17:11
Quoting Carol ebersole:
Who is this what was he doing in Martha I personally encourage every one to keep there eyes open I ally's look at stranger vehicle we always carry our guns , I TRUST NO ONE MY property is posted. So many people we do not even know about,



You must live under a rock or something Rick has lived in Blaine for a long time so how do you not know him. This does surprise me that he did this but you never know about anyone anymore.
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0 #1 Carol ebersole 2018-01-29 22:35
Who is this what was he doing in Martha I personally encourage every one to keep there eyes open I ally's look at stranger vehicle we always carry our guns , I TRUST NO ONE MY property is posted. So many people we do not even know about,
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