Lincoln County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Lincoln County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 104 E Main St, Stanford, 40484 KY
  • Chief:
Phone: (606)365-2696

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is located at 104 E Main St, Stanford, 40484 KY. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office phone number is (606)365-2696.

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office News

Thanks to HERO K9 for once again assisting our agency’s K9 Unit.

On 2-November-2018 approx 2351 hrs, Deputies received a report of a stolen vehicle on Ky HWY 1247. Deputies along with Constables Eddie Brown and Delbert Mitchell responded to the area of S Fishing Creek Rd, a vehicle matching the description came out of the creek, accelerated at a high rate of speed, Deputy Michael Mullins activated his emergency equipment, the driver failed to stop and continued towards Casey County, the vehicle then went off road into the creek, then back into a field, where Deputy Rob Oney attempted to stop the vehicle, the vehicle went back into the creek before going back to the roadway. Stop Sticks were deployed however the vehicle was able to go around them. Constables Mitchell and Brown located the vehicle near the Casey County Line. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of (3) subjects one adult male and female, one juvenile. During the interviews it was determined that the involved subjects had also been involved with vandalism of a local business. The vehicle was returned to its owner with minor damage. no injuries reported. Due to the area of the county, deputies were unable to communicate due to spotty phone and radio service creating a substantial safety risk. Assisting were Deputy Mullins and KSP Trooper Dollins.

***UPDATE*** Deputies on scene are expecting the road to be closed for 3 hours, please find alternate routes if you are traveling through the Waynesburg area of U.S. 27.

***ALERT*** U.S. 27 South injury accident avoid 27 South, clean-up could take several hours.

On 10/28/2018 approx 1600 hrs, Deputies received a report from the Garrard County Police Dept in reference to a male subject that had several active warrants and a large amount of illegal narcotics that was in a vehicle on Copper Crk Rd. Deputies observed for the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. The male subject fled in the vehicle towards Rockcastle County at a high rate of speed. The pursuit was terminated due to heavy traffic. Garrard County PD Officer Evan Preston was in the area and was able to locate the vehicle to be abandoned on Possum Kingdom Rd in Rockcastle County. K9 Luma was deployed for a track of the suspect, while tracking, K9 Luma was able to locate a bag containing a large amount of Illegal narcotics. Suspected Heroin, Crack Cocaine, Meth, Marijuana, Ecstasy and Morphine pills were recovered. The suspect remains at large. Assisting at the scene were deputies, Oney, Reik and Hester. GCPD officers Preston, Caldwell, Gibson and Wilson, Lancaster PD Officer Smith, KSP post 11, Rockcastle County Sheriff's Office. The case remains under investigation by Deputy Michael Mullins.

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On 14-Oct-2018 approx 2200 hrs, Deputy Michael Mullins was conducting extra patrol due to several complaints of drug activity in the area of Hazlett Hollow Rd and Newlands Lane. Deputy Mullins observed Candace Moore who had a active warrant standing next to a vehicle at a residence, upon Deputy Mullins attempting to make contact with Moore, she fled. Another subject made contact with Mullins who also had a active warrant. The homeowner gave consent to search the residence and stated that no one should be inside. Upon searching the residence Deputies found two other subjects, one had a active indictment warrant. Suspected methamphetamine was found in plain view. A search warrant was executed at the residence. Suspected methamphetamine, digital scales, baggies, other drug paraphernalia were located. Arrested at the scene were Chris Halcomb contempt of court warrant Trafficking in cont substance 1st. Poss of Drug Paraphernalia Devin Snow Lincoln Circuit Indictment warrant Warrants are pending for Candace Moore for Trafficking in a cont substance 1st Poss of Drug paraphernalia Fleeing and evading on foot Deputies Mike Mullins, Sgt Sim Thacker, Andy Ferguson, KSP troopers Stevens and Chenault assisted.

On 14-Oct-2018 approx 0930 hrs, SGT Sim Thacker conducted a traffic stop on Main Street in Crab Orchard for traffic violations. Upon stop it was determined that both occupants had outstanding warrants. Further investigation revealed a large amount of US currency and approx 289 grams of suspected methamphetamine, a bag containing several pills identified as Clonazepam and approx 6 grams of suspected marijuana along with digital scales with white residue on them. The following were arrested by SGT. Thacker. Gary Wayne Caldwell 36, was charged with (2) counts of Traf in cont substance 1st, Traf in marijuana Operating on suspended OL. No Registration Failure to maintain required insurance Flagrant non support. Melanie Ray, 45 was charged with Two contempt of court warrants. Thacker was assisted by Deputy Mike Mullins.

On 10/7/2018 the Lincoln County Sheriffs Department, Lancaster Police Department, and Kentucky State Police served a narcotics search warrant at a residence on Orchard street in Crab Orchard. Officers recovered Heroin, pills, digital scales, cash and other items. Arrested were Shawn Varner and Stephanie Varner. The pair were charged with: Traff in cont sub (heroin) Poss cont sub (heroin) Drug Paraphernalia Poss cont sub (LSD) Traff cont sub (LSD) Wanton Endangerment Traff cont sub within 1000 feet of school Endangering the welfare of a minor Traff in cont sub (carefentanil or fentanyl derivatives

On 10/6/2018 approx 0103 hrs Deputy Michael Mullins and KSP Trooper Toney Dollins observed a vehicle traveling on US 27 South with expired tags. Upon stop it was confirmed that the passenger had an active warrant. K9 Luma was deployed and alerted to the vehicle in which suspected cocaine was located in the driver seat. The driver was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine 1st, numerous traffic violations. The passenger was arrested on a active FTA warrant. Assisting were Deputy Oney and SPD officer Johnson.

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office K9 Luma has received donation of body armor Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office K9 Luma has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The vest was embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of K9 Ty, California City Police Department”. K9 Luma was purchased with funds from grants and local community partnerships. K9 Luma began working for the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office in April 2018. She is trained in narcotic detection and tracking. K9 Luma is handled by Deputy Michael J Mullins, a 5 year veteran of the agency. Since April 2018, K9 Luma has assisted in getting several thousands of dollars worth of illegal narcotics off of our streets as well as the seizure of approx $14,000.00 in cash and several firearms. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c(3) charity located in East Taunton, MA whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. The non-profit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially lifesaving body armor for their four-legged K9 officers. Since its inception, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provided over 3,100 protective vests in 50 states, through private and corporate donations, at a value of $5.7 million dollars. The program is open to dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or related agencies who are certified and at least 20 months of age. New K9 graduates, as well as K9s with expired vests, are eligible to participate. The donation to provide one protective vest for a law enforcement K9 is $950.00. Each vest has a value between $1,744 – $2,283, and a five-year warranty and an average weight of 4-5 lbs. There is an estimated 30,000 law enforcement K9s throughout the United States. For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please call 508-824-6978. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provides information, lists events, and accepts tax-deductible donations of any denomination at or mailed to P.O. Box 9 East Taunton, MA 02718.

Acting on a tip, Sheriff Curt Folger with the assistance of Stanford Fire Depts Drone, located several marijuana plants in a field. #itsstillillegalbro#sheriffgotyoweedcuz#itstimewetakebackourcommunity

K9 luma doesn’t care much for rainy days

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Sheriff Curt Folger would like to thank the Hero K9 for the recent donation of a in squad kennel, this kennel allows for safe transport of the dog as well as safe transport of a prisoner. Without the Generous support of the Hero K9, we would not have this equipment.

Need the public’s help to identify this female, at 1623 hrs this date this female unlawfully took a cell phone belonging to a store clerk at Lonnie’s redi mart in crab orchard . Please contact Deputy Michael Mullins or the sheriffs office at 606-365-2696

Happy National K9 day to the K9s of the Lincoln County Sheriffs Office. #Gyozo#luma#Akim#Bobalou

On 8/28/2018 at 4:30pm, acting on a tip, Constable Mitchell and Deputies Oney and Ferguson made contact with Elliott Woods on US 27 & 1247 at Waynesburg. Mr. Elliott was found to be in possession of 10 grams of marijuana, Percocet, cash and trafficking accessories and charged with Trafficking in Marijuana and Controlled Substance.

On 8/28/2018 approx 0419 hrs, Deputy Michael Mullins observed a small pick up truck traveling on Main St in Stanford. Deputies had received tips in reference to this vehicle being involved with illegal narcotics activity. The truck was stopped for traffic infractions. Upon stop it was determined that the driver had suspended license and had three active warrants. Driver consented to search of the vehicle in which yielded 10 hydrocodone pills, 5 gabapentin pills, 0.6 grams of a brown powdery substance believed to be heroin and drug paraphernalia. The driver did not have a prescription for the pills. The driver was charged with operating on a suspended OL, trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree, possession of cont substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, obstructed view windshield, inadequate silencer. Assisting was Deputy Andy Ferguson. #drugarrest#itstimewetakebackourcommunity. #lcso

On 8/21/2018 approx 2030 hrs, Deputies Michael Mullins and Andy Ferguson were dispatched to KY HWY 1247 loop 1 for a report of a possible single vehicle collision. Upon arrival it was determined that the operator was suspected of being under the influence of alcohol. Lorenzo Cerna was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol 1st, open container, no operators license and failure to produce insurance card.