Macon County Chronicle

  • Deputy Apprehends Wanted Man: Gun & Meth Found

    Deputy Apprehends Wanted Man: Gun & Meth Found

    By Jessie Williams

    A Macon County Sheriff’s Department deputy who followed his instincts, was able to apprehend a wanted man and get 14.6 grams of meth off the streets last week.

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  • Man Charged in Theft of Seven Vehicles

    Man Charged in Theft of Seven Vehicles

    By Jessie Williams

    A 26-year-old Fountain Run, Kentucky, man was arrested last month for the theft of four trucks, three four-wheelers and a 16-foot trailer in Macon County. 

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  • Twenty-Eight Bullets Fired Into Local Church & Van

    Twenty-Eight Bullets Fired Into Local Church & Van

    By Jessie Williams

     Macon County Sheriffs Department deputies were dispatched to Calvary Baptist Church last Saturday morning after reports that a window had been shot out of the building.

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  • Lafayette Man Arrested; Drugs Hidden in Underwear

    Lafayette Man Arrested; Drugs Hidden in Underwear

    By Jessie Williams

    A Lafayette man was found to have his underwear full of drugs after his arrest for violating his probation last week. 

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  • Mom Charged in Marijuana Grow Operation

    Mom Charged in Marijuana Grow Operation

    By Jessie Williams

    A Macon County mom was arrested last week after officers discovered a marijuana grow operation in the home she shares with her two juvenile children.

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  • Armed Robbery at Jr. Foods

    Armed Robbery at Jr. Foods

    By Debbie Gregory

    On Tuesday night, January 8th, a man wearing a red bandana around his face and a black hat, walked into Jr. Foods, displayed a firearm, and said “give me the money.”

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  • Woman Arrested Two Days in a Row: Shoplifting & DUI Among Charges

    Woman Arrested Two Days in a Row: Shoplifting & DUI Among Charges

    By Jessie Williams

    A 36-year-old Lafayette woman was arrested two days in a row for a variety of crimes including shoplifting, driving under the influence and texting while driving. 

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  • St. Jude Charity Auction This Saturday

    St. Jude Charity Auction This Saturday

    By Debbie Gregory

    Another year has come and gone and Ben Bray, Broker/Auctioneer for Ben Bray Real Estate & Auction Company, is getting ready to take the platform again this Saturday, January 12,  2019, to conduct the Annual St. Jude Charity Auction. 

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  • Elderly Man Assaulted by Grandson

    Elderly Man Assaulted by Grandson

    By Jessie Williams

    Three subjects were arrested the day after Christmas following a domestic assault involving a 72-year-old man, his grandson, his grandson’s girlfriend and his daughter. 

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