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LEXINGTON POLICEMAN ACCUSED OF SEXUAL
CONTACT WITH UNCHARGED DRUG SUSPECT
By Josh Kegley
and Valarie Honeycutt Spears
LEFTERIS PITARAKIS | ASSOCIATED PRESS
The United States’ Abby Wambach celebrated on the soccer field Thursday as she and
her teammates won Olympic gold and a measure of revenge against their finals opponent,
Japan, which had denied them a World Cup title last year.
LEAVING NO DOUBT
ty Attorney’s office. Brown
could not be reached for
comment Thursday night.
A citation was issued and
A Lexington police officer served Wednesday, Rothrock
has been charged with mis- said. Rothrock said the chargconduct for allegedly
es stemmed from incireceiving sexual fadents that occurred on
vors from a woman
Dec. 9. Both Rothrock
and failing to charge
and police spokeswomher with a crime after
an Sherelle Roberts
finding drug parapherdeclined to say why
nalia in her purse.
Brown was charged.
Brown was criminalwarrants filed in FayBrown
ly charged with one
ette District Court
count of first-degree
outlined the allegaofficial misconduct and two tions.
counts of second-degree ofAccording to the warrant
ficial misconduct, said Jason charging him with first-degree
Rothrock, director of prosecution at the Fayette CounSee OFFICER, A2
RALPH W. BEITING 1924-2012
PATRICK SEMANSKY | ASSOCIATED PRESS
A FISTFUL OF GOLD
American teenager Claressa Shields, left, dominated Russia’s Nadezda Torlopova in women’s boxing Thursday.
By Bill Estep
VICTOR R. CAIVANO | ASSOCIATED PRESS
ON TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP
The U.S. women fought off a tenacious Australian squad
Thursday in the semifinals, clearing the way to the
championship match Saturday against France.
ANJA NIEDRINGHAUS | ASSOCIATED PRESS
A LIGHTNING BOLT
Jamaica’s Usain Bolt
gold medal Thursday.
SEE PHOTO GALLERIES FROM THE GAMES SPORTS, B1: COVERAGE FROM LONDON AND THE MEDAL COUNT
Monsignor Ralph W. Beiting, a Roman Catholic priest
who started the Christian Appalachian Project and helped
nurture it into one of the
state’s largest charities, died
Monsignor Beiting, 88,
had been treated for heart
blockages and hospitalized at
times in recent weeks, and
he died at King’s Daughters
Medical Center in Ashland
at 1:20 a.m. Thursday, said
Dominic Capria, director of
operations at the Father Beiting Appalachian Mission Center in Louisa.
1999 ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO
Monsignor Ralph W. Beiting,
88, died Thursday morning.
Friends and acquaintances
said Monsignor Beiting ’s
work in poverty relief and as
a minister had touched countless lives in Eastern Kentucky
over more than six decades.
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