Richmond police arrested a woman for second-degree assault (domestic violence) after another person went to the Richmond Police Department to report that the woman had assaulted them Sunday.

The victim had strangulation marks and an abrasion on each side of their neck, according to a citation. The victim said Jessica Mays, 36, Merrick Drive, made accusations against the victim before reaching at their neck with one hand and squeezing for about 30 seconds.

The victim told officers they tried to get away, but Mays held them down into a couch, the citation states. The victim then tried to grab their phone and said they'd call police, but Mays knocked the phone out of their hand.

An officer went to the Merrick Drive home to speak with Mays, who said she was punched by the victim, the citation states. Mays didn't have any visible injuries, and she didn't want an emergency protective order.

The victim, however, petitioned for an emergency protective order, which was granted, the citation states. The victim also allowed officers to read text messages between them and Mays.

Another officer then went to the Merrick Drive residence, and Mays said the first officer who arrived at the home had seen a bruise on her brow that had since disappeared. She then began yelling and crying irately, the citation states.

Mays said the victim set her up, and it was her who was the real victim. Mays also showed officers some text messages between her and the victim, but then stopped officers from reading further text, the citation states.

Mays was taken to the Madison County Detention Center, where she remained Monday afternoon, according to online jail records.

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Richmond police arrested Austin Kaylor, 23, Magnolia Drive, Richmond, for second-degree assault (domestic violence) after officers were called to his home, where it was reported he assaulted another person by choking them Sunday afternoon.

Officers arrived and spoke with Kaylor, who was outside the home, according to a citation. Police detained him while they spoke with the victim, who said the two got into an argument about Kaylor taking food to his room to eat.

The victim said Kaylor then yelled louder and started throwing shoes at the victim, hitting them in their arm, which the victim recently had surgery on, the citation states. Kaylor continued to yell and scream at the victim, who tried to get away near the refrigerator, and Kaylor came up behind them and choked them with both arms around their throat.

Officers noticed the victim's neck was red, the citation states.

When police spoke with Kaylor, he said he didn't mean to choke the victim, the citation states. He was taken to the MCDC, where he remained Monday afternoon, according to online jail records.

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Madison County deputies arrested Kenneth Bundy, 26, Moran Mill Road, Richmond, on a Madison County indictment warrant that charges him with kidnapping an adult and second-degree assault (domestic violence).

Bundy was arrested on West Irvine Street Monday morning and was taken to the MCDC, where he remained Monday afternoon, according to online jail records.

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Kentucky State Police arrested Jordan Johnson, 20, Hager Drive, Richmond, on a Madison County warrant Saturday night that charges him with fourth-degree assault, third-degree criminal mischief and first-degree wanton endangerment.

According to the warrant, on May 29, Madison County deputies were called to a residence on Old Ky. 52 in reference to an assault. They met with the victim, who said they had confronted Johnson because items were going missing every time Johnson was at the residence.

The confrontation made Johnson angry, and he began making a mess inside the home, flipping over a recliner and throwing items, the warrant states. Johnson then left the residence before he returned to grab two bags of clothing that belonged to him. He then flipped over objects inside the residence again, went outside to grab a brick and started moving toward the victim's vehicle.

The victim tried to stop Johnson in fear he was going to throw the brick at their vehicle, but then Johnson became violent and struck the victim in their nose and damaging their glasses, the warrant states.

After the fight ended, Johnson picked up the brick again and threw it through the rear window of the victim's vehicle, shattering it. He then got into his vehicle and drove toward the victim in a reckless manner, only to stop just prior to striking the victim, according to the warrant.

Johnson was taken to the MCDC, where he remained Monday afternoon, according to online jail records.

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Berea police arrested Allison Scroggins, 30, Bridge Avenue, Berea, for public intoxication by a controlled substance (excludes alcohol), first-degree controlled substance trafficking (2 grams or more of methamphetamine), first-degree controlled substance trafficking (10 dosage units or less, drug unspecified), first-degree controlled substance possession (drug unspecified) and buying/possessing drug paraphernalia after officers were called to Circle K on Richmond Road, where it was reported she was passed out at a gas pump Saturday morning.

Officers arrived and banged on the windows of the vehicle in an attempt to wake up Scroggins, according to a citation, but it didn't work. Officers then tried to open a door, which was unlocked, and shook her awake.

In plain view, officers noticed a baggie with several needles and another baggie with suspected methamphetamine, the citation states. They asked Scroggins, who gave permission to search the vehicle, to exit it.

Police found more needles, spoons and suspected heroin, the citation states. Officers then searched Scroggins and found three baggies with suspected methamphetamine, suspected heroin, a Xanax bar and three pills. They also found another baggie with more suspected heroin.

Scroggins was taken to the MCDC, where she remained Monday afternoon, according to online jail records.

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Madison County deputies arrested four people for first-degree controlled substance trafficking (more than 2 grams of methamphetamine) and buying/possessing drug paraphernalia after executing a search warrant at a home on Lisa Ann Court Saturday evening.

When deputies arrived, Randall Mays, 48, Zachary Griffee, 26, and Lee Courtney, 43, all of Lisa Ann Court, Richmond, and Katherine Pelfrey, 44, Sycamore Drive, Richmond, were detained. After searching the home, police found about 2 grams of suspected methamphetamine, a digital scale and hundreds of small baggies consistent with those used in trafficking drugs, according to a citation.

All four people denied the methamphetamine, and all four were taken to jail, where they remained Monday afternoon, according to online jail records. Pelfrey was also arrested on warrants for a probation violation and contempt of court.

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Richmond police arrested Yoey Breton, 34, Lexington Road, Richmond, for marijuana possession and receiving stolen property ($10,000 or more) Friday night after officers who were on patrol were looking for him in order to serve an emergency protective order.

Officers also knew the vehicle Breton was operating may have been reported as stolen, according to a citation.

While on patrol, officers found Breton and the vehicle, which was confirmed as stolen, the citation states. They also learned he had been staying at Relax Inn, so they spoke to employees and gained surveillance photos of Breton operating the stolen vehicle.

When officers went to Breton's room, they could smell marijuana, the citation states. When Breton opened the door, he was detained. Breton denied operating the vehicle.

During a search, officers found marijuana in Breton's pocket, along with the key to the stolen vehicle, the citation states.

Breton was taken to the MCDC, where he remained Monday afternoon, according to online jail records.

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Kentucky State Police arrested Marshall Laws, 40, Blue Lick Road, Berea, on a Madison County warrant Sunday that charges him with failure to comply with sex offender registration.

According to the warrant, on May 28, there was a sex offender compliance check on Laws' alleged residence. However, Laws failed to comply with registration and notification requirements and was found to be non-compliant.

Laws was taken to the MCDC, where he remained Monday afternoon, according to online jail records.

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The following were arrested on drug-related charges:

• Steven Reynolds, 42, Wildcat Drive, Richmond, first-degree controlled substance possession (drug unspecified) and buying/possessing drug paraphernalia. He was also arrested on warrants for second-degree escape, first-degree persistent felony offender and failure to appear.

• John Estrada, 37, Stoney Run Road, Richmond, buying/possessing drug paraphernalia and first-degree controlled substance possession (methamphetamine). He was also arrested on a warrant for failure to appear.

• Corey Allen, 42, Opossum Kingdom Road, Berea, public intoxication by a controlled substance (excludes alcohol), second-degree controlled substance possession (drug unspecified) and tampering with physical evidence.

• Leighann Mullins, 26, unknown address, public intoxicated by a controlled substance (excludes alcohol), first-degree controlled substance possession (methamphetamine) and first-degree promoting contraband.

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