The new post commander at Kentucky State Police Post Four has been introduced. Daniel White is taking over the position from previous Commander Matt Johnson. White also gave an update on the new Post 4 location, saying the work is ongoing, and moving dispatch over is proving to be one of the more challenging aspects.
The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious person call Sunday evening. According to arrest citations, 43-year-old Julie Harris had been asked by the caller to leave the property on Battle Training Road, but refused, allegedly stating the house had been given to her. When asked about her belongings, Harris said the trees told her to pick them up. After giving officers permission to check her and her belongings for safety, Harris reportedly freaked out, fighting the officer to the ground and spitting on them. She faces charges of assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest, and criminal trespass. She is lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center.
A Radcliff man was arrested after a chase over the weekend. According to arrest records, Radcliff police attempted a routine traffic stop on Shawn Lee after seeing he had expired temporary tags. Lee allegedly accelerated to a high rate of speed, refusing to stop his vehicle. After being pursued by police, Lee stopped and was apprehended for fleeing police. Officers detected alcohol on his breath, and when placed in the squad car, Lee began striking the door and cage with his head. He faces several charges including disorderly conduct, operation of a motor vehicle under the influence, and fleeing or evading police.
Cultural diversity in the community will be celebrated at the first Radcliff Cultural Festival taking place this Saturday, September 14th. The event will feature a cultural marketplace, demonstrations of cultural dances, music, and art, as well as food from the different cultures. The event will take place at the Radcliff Square Shopping Plaza, and will run from 10 AM to 6 PM. Admission to the festival is free.