Search Warrant Nets Drugs, Four Arrests, In Decatur County

first_imgA search warrant executed at a house on North West Street in Greensburg netted a quantity of methamphetamines and four arrests, according to Greensburg Police Chief Stacey Chasteen.Greensburg Police Detectives received information in March that Michael Keihn Jr. was involved in manufacturing and dealing of methamphetamines in the Decatur County area.As detectives continued the investigation they learned that Keihn and Keelie Allen were in a relationship and Andrew Hacker was an alleged criminal associate of Keihn’s.Chasteen said the search warrant was issued on September 26 and executed the following day.The search warrant led police to locating a quantity in excess of three grams of methamphetamines. They also found chemical precursors as well as the instruments used to manufacture the drugs.Keihn, Allen, and Hacker are facing charges for possession of over three grams of methamphetamines. Keihn and Hacker are also facing attempted dealing of manufacturing charges.Michael Keihn Sr. was arrested for visiting a common nuisance.Detectives also collected additional information of individuals that may be engaged in obtaining the cold medication needed and allegedly used by Keihn or Hacker to manufacture and deal methamphetamines.Police Chief Chasteen said, “More arrests are expected as the investigation is on going and continuous.”The public is encouraged to contact the Greensburg Police Department to report any suspicious activity or to provide criminal intelligence information.last_img read more

Sports Ministry recommends Sindhu for Padma Bhushan

first_imgSeptember 25, 2017 India’s ace shuttler P V Sindhu. File Photo   –  The Hindu India’s ace shuttler P V Sindhu. File Photo   –  The Hindu sport Riding on a series of good performances, Sindhu achieved a career-best world ranking of number two in April award and prize SHARE Published oncenter_img × 0 SHARE SHARE EMAIL COMMENT COMMENTS Olympic silver medallist shuttler P V Sindhu has been recommended for the prestigious Padma Bhushan, country’s third highest civilian award, by the Sports Ministry here today. “Yes, we have recommended Sindhu for Padma Bhushan,” a Sports Ministry official told PTI.A two-time bronze medallist at World Championship, Sindhu has been simply unstoppable ever since becoming the first Indian to win a silver at Rio Games last year.The 22-year-old from Hyderabad clinched the 2016 China Open Super Series Premier, India Open Super Series, bagged a historic silver at the Glasgow World Championship last month before laying claim to her third Super Series title at Korea Open this month.A three-time Macau Open champion, Sindhu also won the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold in Lucknow this year.Riding on a series of good performances, Sindhu achieved a career-best world ranking of number two in April for a brief period. Last week, she climbed back to her number two position, following a good week at Seoul. In 2014, Sindhu won four bronze medals at the Commonwealth Games, Incheon Asian Games, Uber Cup and Asia Championship. In March 2015, Sindhu was awarded India’s fourth highest civilian honour, the Padma Shri.last_img read more

Focus on Local Government in November

first_imgStory Highlights The celebration of Local Government and Community Development Month in November will highlight the importance of local government to national development. “Local Government is one of the most important drivers of economic activities,” said Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie.center_img The celebration of Local Government and Community Development Month in November will highlight the importance of local government to national development.“Local Government is one of the most important drivers of economic activities,” said Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie.“We have responsibility for roads, markets, parks, infirmaries, building plans… you name it. Eight per cent of what the country relies on is provided through local government. We continue to make a huge difference in the lives of the Jamaican people… and we take great pride in executing our responsibilities,” he added.He was speaking at the launch of the Cross-Island Run in celebration of Local Government and Community Development Month 2018, at Independence Park, Westmoreland on October 10.The Cross-Island Run is a precursor to the month-long celebration observed each year by the Ministry as well as its affiliated agencies and departments.The runners will journey across Jamaica, delivering messages from the country’s leaders to mayors in the parish capitals.The Minister invited the people of Westmoreland “to become partners with us on this journey as we do positive things right across the country”.He told the residents that the Ministry will be working in conjunction with the National Housing Trust (NHT) to “spend a significant amount of money” to make the Westmoreland Infirmary more aesthetically appealing and comfortable for the residents.“We are in the stage now of constructing a brand-new matron quarters. We are also now considering the building of a brand new ward to replace the old one, so as to improve the capacity at the facility,” he informed.last_img read more