Floyd County, KY Crime & Safety

Police searching for stolen trailer in Floyd County

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Police in Floyd County are asking for your help to find a stolen utility trailer. In a Facebook post on Trooper Michael Coleman’s page, Kentucky State Police in Pikeville are looking for a 2016 Homesteader trailer that was stolen from the Bull Creek Flea Market near Prestonburg between September 18th and September 23rd.
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Man indicted for 2021 bank robbery

PIKEVILLE, Ky. — A man arrested for holding up a Floyd County bank last year has now been indicted on a federal bank robbery charge. Jeffrey Mullins, 62, of Hager Hill, was arrested following the robbery of the Community Trust Bank branch in Allen. Police said at the time...
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Man Arrested After Allegedly Burglarizing Home Of Ex-Girlfriend

A man out of Floyd County is now in jail for allegedly burglarizing the home of his ex-girlfriend. Officials were called to the home, on Harold’s Branch in Pikeville, over a report that 46-year-old Shane Hicks, of Garrett had broken in while the woman’s 15-year-old daughter was home alone. Officers report that Hicks entered the house through a window, took several items, then left.
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‘I didn’t have him there this time’: Floyd County family recovering from flooding after death of father, husband

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - In late July, severe flooding damaged many homes, businesses, and other properties in the Wayland community of Floyd County. “Out of all the flooding that I’ve dealt with, that was the worst,” said Michael Caudill, whose home received damage from flood waters. “I’ve never seen water rise as quick and come in as quick as what that did.”

Two Men In Jail Following Theft Of Trailer

Two men out of Floyd County are now in jail following an attempt to steal a trailer in Pike County. The owner of the trailer explained to police that the two men came onto his property on Sunday evening and proceeded to take the trailer. He added that security cameras captured the entire incident.

Man arrested on drug charges

Floyd County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a report of a possible stolen vehicle on Friday, Sept. 16, at the Alpike Motel at Ivel. Instead, they arrested a Pikeville man on drug and trafficking charges, according to a statement from the sheriff’s office. Upon arrival, the statement said,...

Man charged with breaking into ex-girlfriend’s home

PIKEVILLE, Ky. — A Floyd County man was taken to jail for allegedly burglarizing his ex-girlfriend’s home. Police were called to the woman’s home at Harold’s Branch in Pikeville, over a report that Shane Hicks, 46, of Garrett, had broken into the house while only the woman’s 15-year-old daughter was at home. Police say Hicks entered the house through a window and took several items.

Brothers charged with Pike burglary

ROBINSON CREEK, Ky. — Two Floyd County men were taken to jail after allegedly trying to steal a trailer in Pike County. The trailer owner told police two men came onto his property at Robinson Creek Sunday evening and took the trailer, and cameras recorded the entire thing. The...

Man Arrested On Drug Trafficking Charges

An update from the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department:. Deputies were following up on a drug investigation in the Garrett community when they located the suspected vehicle. Deputies stopped the vehicle in the Stonecoal area and discovered nearly 100 grams of crystal meth along with other illegal drugs and paraphernalia.

KSP Post 9 welcomes back two retired troopers

The Kentucky State Police Pikeville Post welcomes back two retired troopers. The Kentucky State Police Trooper R program has enabled troopers who have retired to return and serve their communities once again. Trooper Ronald Peppi retired with the rank of sergeant in 2019 from KSP’s DESI branch. Peppi is a...

PPD: DUI driver assaulted officer after crash

A Floyd woman was arrested on several charges after an incident in which she allegedly crashed her vehicle while driving intoxicated, then assaulted the responding Prestonsburg Police officer. According to the arrest citation, on Sept. 11, PPD Officer Keegan Williams and other officers responded to a call reporting a vehicle...

Man Arrested On Drug Possession And Drug Trafficking Charges

Now, an update from the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department:. Deputies were conducting an investigation into illegal drug trafficking activities in the Ivel community when they encountered Michael Zienkiewicz age 30 of Pikeville. During their investigation, deputies found Mr. Zienkiewicz in possession of Fentenyl, Heroin and Crystal Meth along with...

KSP: Pike man held woman, children hostage in Floyd domestic incident

A Pike County man was arrested recently after he allegedly held a woman and two children hostage during the course of a domestic violence incident. According to the arrest citation written by Kentucky State Police Trooper Billy Ball, on Sept. 3, he and Trooper Bailey Combs were dispatched to a domestic violence complaint at the Right Fork of Tower Hollow Road, Dana.

Students, staff remember school employee who died in crash

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) - For students at Floyd Central High School, lunch has been a time many look forward to. “She definitely made the lunch room a happier place,” Karli Rose, a senior at Floyd Central High School, said. Whether it’s singing “Happy Birthday” in her native language...

KSP Investigates a Two Vehicle Fatal Collision in Floyd Co

Kentucky State Police Post 9 in Pikeville received a 911 call regarding a two-vehicle fatal collision in Floyd Co at approximately 6:14 AM Monday morning. The collision occurred on Kentucky Route 80 in the Martin community of Floyd Co. Upon arrival and through investigation, Troopers discovered 73 year old Sok Snyder of Langley was operating a 1999 White Cadillac and attempting to turn onto Kentucky Route 80 when her vehicle crossed the east bound lane and entered the lane of travel of a 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander being operated by 23 year old Kyla Cox of Martin. Snyder was pronounced deceased on scene by the Floyd County Coroner’s Office. The investigation is ongoing by KSP Accident Reconstructionist, Trooper Ryan Hale. Trooper Hale was assisted on scene by Kentucky State Police Post 9 personnel, Maytown Volunteer Fire Department, and Lifeguard Ambulance Service.

One Person Dead Following Single-Vehicle Crash

One person is now dead following a single-vehicle crash on KY RT 80 in Floyd County. The incident occurred just before 7:00 AM on Monday at the mouth of Henry’s Branch in Langley. The person who died was identified as 73-year-old Sok Sue Snyder, of Langley. According to police,...