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LOCAL NEWS Archives for 2020-02

ARRESTS OVER THE LAST 24HRS

 

  • Jesus G Jimenez, age 40 of Danville, arrested by Casey County Sheriff’s Deputy Brown for alcohol intoxication in a public place, criminal trespass first- degree, and assault fourth degree.

Lodged in the Casey county jail.

 

  • Cody A Cooper, age 28 of Russell Springs, arrested by KSP for trafficking in methamphetamine first degree 2 ounces or more, possession of controlled substance third-degree drug unspecified, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Lodged in the Russell county jail.

 

  • Joshua D Greene, age 28, arrested by Boyle County sheriffs Department for driving under the influence 3rd offense-aggravated circumstance, rear license not illuminated, no insurance, and driving on a DUI suspended license aggravated circumstance.
  • Daniel P Richie, age 34, arrested by Boyle County sheriffs Department for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
  • Donald V means, age 53, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff Department for possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, and a controlled substance second-degree drug unspecified, also possession of drug paraphernalia.

Lodged in the Boyle county jail.

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  • Raven N Bryant, age 18 of Whitley city, arrested by Lancaster police for trafficking in marijuana less than 8 ounces, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of an open alcohol container in a motor vehicle.
  • William J Dailey, age 28 of Lancaster, arrested by Lancaster police for possession of methamphetamine, prescription controlled substance not in a proper container, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Amanda Ridge, age 30 of Lancaster, arrested by Lancaster police for possession of methamphetamine, prescription controlled substance not in a proper container, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Brittany Floyd, age 29 of Lancaster, arrested by Lancaster police for possession of methamphetamine, prescription controlled substance not in a proper container, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to appear, and contempt of court.
  • James Hale, age 45 of Lebanon, arrested by Lancaster police for possession of heroin 1st degree, possession of methamphetamine, prescription controlled substance not in a proper container, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Brooke Rhodus, age 31 of Lancaster, arrested by Lancaster police for possession of methamphetamine, prescription controlled substance not in a proper container, in possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Paul A Dunn, age 57 of Lancaster, arrested by Lancaster police for possession of methamphetamine, prescription controlled substance not in a proper container, & possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
  • Daniel J Lirette, age 35 of Lancaster, arrested by Lancaster police for possession of methamphetamine, prescription controlled substance not in a proper container, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Christie Taylor, age 46 of Lancaster, arrested by Lancaster police for tampering with physical evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia, promoting contraband second degree, trafficking in marijuana less than 8 ounces, and trafficking in synthetic drugs.
  • Kelvin M Alcorn, age 54 of Stanford, arrested by Garrard County police for promoting contraband second degree, trafficking in marijuana less than 8 ounces, trafficking in synthetic drugs, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Lodged in the Lincoln County Jail.

 

All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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ANTIOCH HILL CLOSED THIS MORNING DUE TO BLACK ICE

 

Casey County Sheriff Chad Weddle says there have been multiple accidents on Antioch Hill this morning.

 

The Hill is currently closed due to black ice.

 

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SCHOOL CLOSINGS & DELAYS 2/27/20

 

These schools are closed for today, Thursday, February 27:

  • Adair County
  • Boyle County
  • CASEY CO. (NTI #5)
  • Casey County Head Start
  • Danville - Boyle County Senior Citizens Center
  • Danville Christian Academy
  • Danville Independent
  • Garrard County
  • Lincoln County
  • Madison County
  • Marion County
  • Mercer County
  • Pulaski County
  • Redemption Road Christian Academy
  • Rockcastle County
  • Russell County
  • Science Hill Head Start
  • Southern Head Start (Pulaski Co)
  • Washington County

 

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CCHS LADY REBELS TRAVEL TO ROCKCASTLE TONIGHT

 

The CCHS Lady Rebels are on the road tonight to play for the district championship!

 

Here's Athletics Director, Steve Stonebraker...

 

 

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CASEY COUNTY GRAND JURY INDICTMENTS

 

  • James K Embry II, age 43 address unknown: Possession of a handgun by convicted felon, persistent felony offender first degree, possession of Methamphetamine first-degree/third offense, possession of a controlled substance second-degree Suboxone, and possession of marijuana & drug paraphernalia.
  • Jeremy D Wilson, age 31 of Liberty: Criminal mischief first-degree, persistent felony offender first- degree, and criminal trespass first degree.
  • Travis Buis, age 28 of Dunnville: Strangulation first- degree, and assault 4th degree domestic violence.
  • Jason M Clements, age 42 of Liberty: Possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, possession of methamphetamine first degree, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Robert Wojcik, age 54 of Liberty: Fleeing/evading police first degree motor vehicle, wanton endangerment of a police officer first degree two counts, wanton endangerment first- degree, DUI aggravating circumstance, criminal mischief second- degree, no operator’s license, resisting arrest, careless driving, disregarding a stop sign, no tail lamps, rear license not illuminated, and failure to wear seatbelts.

We remind our listeners an indictment is only a legal accusation, not an indicator of guilt.

 

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RECENT ARRESTS

 

  • Lukas Collins, age 28 of Nancy, arrested by Kentucky State Police for speeding 26 mph or more over the limit, reckless driving, driving on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, failure to wear seatbelts, and following another vehicle too closely.

Lodged in the Russell County Jail.

 

  • Othel J Turpin, age 42 of Ferguson, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for driving under the influence aggravated circumstance, criminal mischief third degree, possession of an open alcohol container in a motor vehicle, and carrying a concealed deadly weapon.

Lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.

 

  • Terri Daniels, age 37 of Burgin, arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for driving under the influence third offense, possession of an open alcohol container in a motor vehicle, license to be in possession, failure to wear seatbelts, and disorderly conduct second-degree.

Lodged in the Lincoln county jail.

 

All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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BOYLE COUNTY DRUG BUST

 

A Boyle County man arrested on drug charges this week.

 

On Monday, Boyle County Sheriff's Deputies Wren, Abbott and Cloud conducted a narcotics investigation on Fitzgerald Road in Junction City. 

 

A search warrant was executed. Deputies found methamphetamine, heroin, pills, numerous baggies, scales, drug paraphernalia, as well as a loaded handgun.

 

Jarod Douglas is charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree/2nd Offense, Trafficking in Heroin, Trafficking Marijuana, Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, and Drug Paraphernalia. 

 

Douglas was lodged in the Boyle County Jail.

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PULASKI COUNTY FISCAL COURT REPORT

 

Much debate concerning a purchase at Tuesday's meeting of the Pulaski County Fiscal Court.

 

Jeff Henderson reports from Somerset...

 

 

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ARRESTS OVER THE LAST 24HRS

 

  • Timothy Adams, age 55 of Yosemite, arrested by Kentucky State Trooper Scott for DUI-aggravated circumstance, failure to wear seatbelts, no insurance, and no registration receipt.
  • Garnet T Glover II, age 40 of Elkhorn, arrested by Casey County Deputy Grider on a warrant for failure to appear. Glover is also charged with possession of methamphetamine.

Lodged in the Casey County Jail.

 

  • Jimmy R Maloney, age 33 of Eubank, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for DUI.
  • Jerry D Burke, age 53 of Somerset, arrested by Somerset Police for driving on a DUI suspended license, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, & possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.

Lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.

 

  • Jeffrey C Galloway, age 36, arrested by Danville Police for possession of heroin 1st degree.
  • Merry E Duncan age 48, arrested by Harrodsburg Police for trafficking in methamphetamine and cocaine, & possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
  • Gerald L Calhoun, age 49, arrested by Harrodsburg Police for trafficking in methamphetamine and cocaine, possession of marijuana, heroin, and drug paraphernalia.
  • Luanne Lyons, age 61, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff‘s Office for DUI.
  • Antwan Baker, age 18, arrested by Danville Police for assault 4th degree, unlawful transaction with a minor second-degree, and burglary second-degree.
  • Jerod E Douglas, age 28, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff‘s Office for hindering prosecution or apprehension first degree, trafficking in methamphetamine, heroin, & marijuana, possession of a firearm by convicted felon, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of controlled substance third-degree drug unspecified.

Lodged in the Boyle County Jail

 

All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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REMAINS FOUND IN PULASKI COUNTY IDENTIFIED AFTER MORE THAN TWO DECADES

 

Human remains found in Pulaski County have finally been identified after more than 20 years.

 

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office says two hunters found the skeletal remains off Piney Grove Road, in Nancy, back in 1995.

 

Investigators with the Federal Bureau of Investigations notified Pulaski County authorities Friday, DNA samples submitted to the FBI’s CODIS system match that of an Allen County woman.  Christie York Witcher was reported missing to the Allen County Sheriff’s Office in July of 1993.

 

Investigations into Witcher’s disappearance and death are still ongoing by both the Allen County and Pulaski County Sheriff Departments.

 

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SOMERSET POLICE OFFICERS HONORED AT MONDAY'S MEETING OF THE SOMERSET CITY COUNCIL

 

Jeff Henderson reports from the Somerset City Council meeting yesterday, where two city Police Officers were recognized...

 

 

 

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BOYLE COUNTY NARCOTICS INVESTIGATION

 

On Saturday, Boyle County K9 Deputy Tanner Abbott conducted a narcotics investigation involving Samuel Keith Stallworth of Danville. During the investigation a search warrant was obtained for Stallworth’s residence at 725 Duncan Hill in Danville. 


Found inside the residence were digital scale, distribution bags, cocaine, heroin, gabapentin and $1800.00 cash. Stallworth was not home during the execution of the warrant and now has the following pending charges:

 

-Trafficking Heroin
-Possession Controlled Substance
-Trafficking Cocaine
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Prescription Not In Original Container
-Unlawful Transaction With Minor Under 16 Years Old

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WEEKEND FIRE IN RUSSELL COUNTY

 

Jamestown FD responded to a sturcture fire Saturday.

 

Jamestown Fire Chief Jeff Landers says fire fighters responded shortly before 5pm Saturday to a location on Hwy 1680 South at Pleasant Hill. 

 

The structure was a lakehouse owned by Judy Johnson who reported that when she came home, she found heavy smoke in the residence. 

 

Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze. 

 

The fire apparently started in the crawlspace under the main floor around the flu. 

 

The home sustained light damage to the floor around the flu and smoke damage throughout the residence.

 

No injuries were reported.

 

Personnel were on the scene for approx. 3 hours. 

 

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WEEKEND ARRESTS

 

  • Casey County Deputy Geoffrey Brown arrested Bradley T. Cummins, 37, of Danville, on a Lincoln County warrant for failure to appear. Cummins was also charged with reckless driving, no registration plates, no registration receipt, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, failure to produce insurance card, operating on suspended or revoked operator license, DUI, and possession of open alcoholic beverage container in motor vehicle.
  • James M Morgan age 40 of Hustonville, arrested by Deputy Grider with Casey County sheriffs office for nonpayment of court cost fees or fines, public intoxication of a controlled substance, disorderly conduct second- degree, and assault 4th degree domestic violence.

Lodged in the Casey county jail.

 

  • Charles T Bradley, age 40 of Somerset, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s office for failure to illuminate headlamps, possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, and DUI aggravated circumstance.
  • Rocky E Byrd Jr, age 34 of Frankfort, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff‘s office for DUI second offense aggravated circumstance, fleeing or evading police first degree motor vehicle, driving on a DUI suspended operators license aggravated circumstance, careless driving, Rear license not illuminated, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, disregarding a stop sign, failure to signal, possession of a handgun by convicted felon, possession of drug paraphernalia, contempt of court, and failure to appear.
  • Justin W Harold, age 24 of Somerset, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s office for burglary first degree, terroristic threatening second degree, and assault fourth degree.
  • Jordan S Coomer, age 24 of Somerset, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff‘s Department for fleeing evading police first degree motor vehicle, wanting endangerment first- degree of a police officer, and carrying a concealed deadly weapon.
  • Bradley N young, age 48 of Somerset, arrested by Somerset police for possession of methamphetamine.
  • William E Brown, age 37 of Somerset, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s office for trafficking in methamphetamine first degree, failure to appear, and persistent felony offender.
  • Paul S Clem Jr, age 41 of Lewisburg, Tennessee, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s office for rape first degree, sodomy first- degree, and sexual abuse first- degree victim under 12.
  • Eric B Taylor, age 33 of Bronston, arrested by Pulaski County Constable for trafficking and heroin and methamphetamine first degree.
  • Melissa S Dagley, age 45 of Eubank, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff‘s office for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernali, and criminal trespassing 3rd degree.
  • Bradford L Wiles, age 41 of Science Hill, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s office for criminal trespassing third degree, possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, contempt of court, and failure to appear.
  • Timothy W Jones, age 41 of Somerset, arrested by Somerset police for possession of methamphetamine second offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, identity theft, giving an officer false identifying information, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, and multiple counts of contempt of court and failure to appear.

Lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.

 

  • Clarissa A Yankee, age 29, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff‘s office for possession of methamphetamine first degree.
  • Amanda N Padgett, age 37, arrested by Danville police for possession of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Solana H Watson, age 25, arrested by Danville police for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, promoting contraband first degree, and tampering with physical evidence.
  • George V McPherson, age 33, arrested by Kentucky state police for improper signal, rear license not illuminated, driving on a DUI suspended license aggravated circumstance, possession of open alcohol container in a motor vehicle, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, possession of cocaine first- degree, trafficking and cocaine first- degree, DUI, no insurance, and license to be in possession.
  • Cheyenne M Hurt, age 19, arrested by Danville police for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, criminal possession of a forged instrument first- degree, tampering with physical evidence, and promoting contraband second- degree.
  • Danny C Peel, age 22, arrested by Danville police for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and criminal possession of a forged instrument.

Lodged in the Boyle County Jail.

 

  • Trenton W Volk, age 33 of crab Orchard, arrested by Stanford police for rear license not illuminated, no insurance, no registration, unlawful transaction with a minor second- degree, indecent exposure second degree, possession of methamphetamine, menacing, and unlawful transaction with a minor first-degree illegal sex act victim under 16.
  • Earl Reynolds, age 30 of Hustonville, arrested by Lincoln County sheriffs office for sexual abuse first degree, and failure to appear.

Lodged in the Lincoln county jail.

 

All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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ARRESTS OVER THE LAST 24HRS

 

  • Bradley Cummins, 37 of Danville, arrested by Deputy Brown with Casey County Sheriff’s Office for No Insurance, Driving on a Suspended/Revoked Operator’s License, DUI, Possession of Open Alcohol Container in a Motor Vehicle, & Failure to Appear.

Lodged in the Casey County Jail.

 

  • Steven G. Allen, 46 of Somerset, arrested by Russell Springs Police for Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving on a Suspended/Revoked Operator’s License, No Motorcycle Operator’s License, No Registration Plates/Receipt, Failure to Register Transfer of Motor Vehicle, No Insurance, & DUI.

Lodged in the Russell County Jail.

 

  • James E Watkins, age 56 of Somerset, arrested by Kentucky fish and wildlife for failure to wear seatbelts, improper signal, no registration receipt, and DUI aggravated circumstance.

Lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.

 

  • Ricky D Hoover age 50, arrested by Danville Police for obstructing governmental operations, menacing, resisting arrest, public intoxication of a controlled substance, and disorderly conduct second-degree.

Lodged in the Boyle County Jail.

 

  • Mark hill, age 45 of Lancaster, arrested by KSP for receiving stolen property under $500, possession of methamphetamine-2nd offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Bailey Goins, age 20 of Lancaster, arrested by Lancaster Police for public intoxication of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, possession of methamphetamine, prescription controlled substance not in a proper container, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Lodged in the Lincoln County Jail.

 

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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NEW CEO AT RUSSELL COUNTY HOSPITAL

 

The Russell County Hospital has a new CEO.

 

Patrick J. Branco was named Chief Executive Officer at a Hospital Board meeting last night, by unanimous Board approval.

 

Branco is a Texas native with over 40 years experience in healthcare, more than half of the time as a CEO.

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BOIL WATER ADVISORY FOR ROUSE BRANCH IN CASEY COUNTY

 

East Casey Water has issued a BOIL WATER ADVISORY for customers on Rouse Branch.

 

Consumers in that area should boil any water used for human consumption, bringing it to a rolling boil for at least 3 minutes, and boil water for short-term use only.

 

This advisory remains in effect until futher notice.

 

If you have any questions, contact your water provider.

 

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CCMS VOLLEY-REBS PLAY AT HOME TONIGHT & FRIDAY

 

The CCMS Volley-Rebs play Green County at home tonight.

 

They'll host Hart County, Friday.

 

Games start at 6pm!

 

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ARRESTS OVER THE LAST 24HRS

 

  • Hailey Brown, 18 of Liberty, arrested by Casey County Sheriff Chad Weddle for Burglary-1st Degree, Fleeing/Evading Police-2nd Degree (on foot), Unlawful Imprisonment-1st Degree, & Receiving Stolen Property (under $10,000).
  • Christopher M. Holt, 43 of Windsor, arrested by Sheriff Weddle for DUI, & Possession of Open Alcohol Container in a Motor Vehicle.

Lodged in the Casey County Jail.

 

  • Ryan D. Butrum, 38 of Jamestown, arrested by Russell County Sheriff’s Office for Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree, & Persistent Felony Offender-1st Degree.

Lodged in the Russell County Jail.

 

  • Eric M. Gilbert, 38 of Burnside, arrested by KSP for Careless Driving, Driving on a Suspended/Revoked Operator’s License, & DUI-2nd Offense.
  • Nancy S. Burtis, 28 of Somerset, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for Trafficking in Marijuana, Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (drug unspecified), & Public Intoxication (Controlled Substance).

Lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.

 

  • Joseph M. Couch, age 44, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Heroin-1st Degree, & Failure to Appear.

Lodged in the Boyle County Jail.

 

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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BOYLE COUNTY JAIL IS NOW HIRING

 

The Boyle County Jail is now hiring. 


A post on their social media page lists...
IMMEDIATE OPENINGS FOR CAREER MINDED INDIVIDUALS - DEPUTY JAILERS. Experience preffered, but will provide training for the right individuals. Previous Corrections/ Law Enforcement/ Veterans are a PLUS! 


Must be able to pass intensive background check and drug screening. 


Offering Competitive pay (up to $13.13 per hour), Medical Insurance, Dental/Vision, life insurance, Retirement and a great work schedule!! 


Contact Chief Deputy Chad Holderman, at 859-238-1127. 


Applications may also be picked up anytime at the Jail at 1860 South Danville By-Pass, Danville.


Boyle County Detention Center is an Equal Oppurtunity Employer - EOE

 

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ANOTHER ARREST IN RUSSELL COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE "OPERATION CHRISTMAS JEER"

 

Russell County Sheriff Derek Polston reports that another Drug Trafficker,from Operation Christmas Jeer, that was on the run in Jamestown, was arrested yesterday evening. 

 

38 year old Ryan Butrum was found hiding under a house on Pinehurst Circle. 

 

He is charged with Trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree 1st offense Methamphetamine, & also for being a Persistent Felony Offender 1st degree. 

 

Butrum was lodged in the Russell County Jail.

 

The investigation is on-going by Deputy Kenny Perkins, and more arrest from The December operation are forthcoming. 

 

Sheriff Polston reminds all Russell County Citizens, if you suspect illegal Drug activity in your neighborhood, contact their anonymous tip line at 270-343-8116.

 

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HAY NEEDED FOR STARVING HORSES IN BOYLE COUNTY

 

Boyle County Animal Control is now caring for 15 neglected horses, and they need help. 


If anyone can donate hay, preferably alfalfa due to the malnourished condition of these poor creatures, it would be most helpful. 


Any hay no matter how much or type, would be a great help. 


If you wish to help, please contact the Animal Shelter at (859) 238-1117.

 

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6 ARRESTED IN RUSSELL COUNTY THEFT INVESTIGATION

 

Russell County Sheriff's Deputies responded Tuesday, to Old Columbia Road to assist Russell Springs Police Officer Matt Parrish in a Theft Investigation. 

 

The homeowner had confronted and held one of the suspects until officers arrived. The investigation continued into the County off Old Columbia Road. Where 6 suspects were arrested. 

 

3 were charged with Receiving stolen property under $10,000.00, those were Jack Lusk, Byron Marcum, & Alex Oaks. 

 

Also taken into custody were Nathan Irvin, 28 of Russell Springs. He was served with 3 outstanding warrants. 32 year old Stephanie Bennett was served with a outstanding warrant, and additionally charged with Possession of Methamphetamine 1st degree, & Possession of a controlled substance. Casey Fowler age 22 of Louisville, was also served with a outstanding warrant. 

 

Alex Oaks was also additionally charged by the Sheriffs office for possession of a controlled substance pills. 

 

All 6 individuals were lodged in the Russell County Jail. 

 

The investigation is on-going.

 

Assisting at the scene were Deputy Nathan Ginn, Chief Deputy Jerry Melton, & Sheriff Derek Polston of the Russell County Sheriffs office. 

 

Sheriff Polston wants to remind everyone if you suspect drug activity or any type of suspicious activity, contact the tip line at 270-343-8116.

 

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CASEY COUNTY FISCAL COURT REPORT

 

The Casey County Fiscal Court met regular session Monday.

 

Under general business, the court approved a budget amendment to cover replacement of the boiler at the county jail, along with the Sheriffs Cruiser Grant, and some other miscellaneous financials.

Judge Executive, Randy Dial…

 

 

The court also approved the conservation district budget for fiscal year 2021.

 

Under Road business the court had advertised for project bids for four bridge projects, including box culvert projects for Southfork Creek, Blue Bank Road, and Willow Springs Road, and a bridge replacement project for Joe Patterson Road.

Judge Dial…

 

 

Under 911 business Judge Dial recommended recent hire Margaret Brown to be moved from part-time status to full-time. That motion was approved.

 

The county has received the new CPI rate from the state it just over 2%. Judge Randy Dial recommended a cost-of-living raise for county employees of 2%. That motion was approved.

 

Tracy Gossage, and Kevin Atwood were appointed to the Water Board...

 

 

County Attorney Tommy Weddle asked about filling a vacancy on the ethics board, to fill the seat vacated by Denny Johnson. No action was taken.

 

Judge Dial advised the magistrates there may need to be a special called meeting of the fiscal court to hear a second reading of the budget amendment.

 

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ARRESTS OVER THE LAST 24HRS

 

  • Jeffrey L. Luttrell, 18 of Liberty, arrested by Liberty Police Officer Martin for Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree.

Lodged in the Casey County Jail.

 

  • Jessica R. Tollenger, 31 of Nancy, arrested by KSP for Failure to Wear Seat Belts, Failure to Use Child Restraint Device in Vehicle, Booster Seat Violations, No Insurance, & DUI (Aggravated Circumstance).

Lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.

 

  • Alex R. McCrystal, age 27, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Marijuana & Drug Paraphernalia.

Lodged in the Boyle County Jail.

 

  • Brian D. Davis, 37 of Stanford, arrested by Stanford Police for Violation of Ky EPO/DVO, Promoting Contraband-1st Degree, & Possession of Heroin.

Lodged in the Lincoln County Jail.?

 

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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TAYLOR COUNTY MAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES IN CASEY COUNTY

 

On Friday, Casey County Deputies Vance Davis and Geoffrey Brown, Liberty Police Officer Tyler Martin, and Constable Ralph Mondie arrested Cory Graham, 30, of Campbellsville, on charges of DUI-3rd offense, trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree (meth), drug paraphernalia, and possession of controlled substance.

 

Graham was also arrested on a Hardin County warrant.

 

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CASEY COUNTY FISCAL COURT MEETS TODAY

 

The Casey County Fiscal Court meets today at 5pm at the Judicial Center in downtown Liberty.

 

The meeting is open to the public.

 

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WEEKEND ARRESTS

 

  • Casey County Sheriff Chad Weddle arrested Christopher D. Cundiff, 39, of Dunnville, on a warrant for parole violation and an indictment warrant for charges of DUI, trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree (meth), drug paraphernalia, and persistent felony offender.
  • Cory M. Graham, 30 of Campbellsville, arrested by Casey County Deputy Davis for DUI-3rd Offense, Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Controlled Substance (drug unspecified), Serving Warrant for another Police Agency, Fleeing/Evading Police-2nd Degree (Motor Vehicle), Wanton Endangerment-1st Degree (Police Officer), Speeding (26 mph or More over Limit), Reckless Driving, & Driving on a Suspended/Revoked Operator’s License.

Lodged in the Casey County Jail.

 

  • Lee Stargle, 52 of Russell Springs, arrested by Russell County Sheriff’s Office for Rape-1st Degree (victim under 12).
  • Yevonda K. Popplewell, 36 of Russell Springs, arrested by Russell County Sheriff’s Office for Prescription Controlled Substance Not in Proper Container, & Possession of Controlled Substance (drug unspecified).

Lodged in the Russell County Jail.

 

  • Alica L. Haste, 29 of Bronston, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Methamphetamine, & Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Eugene D. Abbott, 19 of Science Hill, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for No Registration Plates, Wrongfully Filling Prescriptions, No Insurance, No Operator’s License, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, DUI, & Wanton Endangerment-2nd Degree.
  • Jimmy D. Mayfield, 45 of Somerset, arrested by Ky Fish & Wildlife for No Registration Plates/Receipt, No Insurance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, No Operator’s License, Failure to Wear Seat Belts, DUI, & Reckless Driving.
  • Jared L. Watson, 40 of Nancy, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for Wanton Edangerment-1st Degree, Driving on a DUI Suspended License (Aggravated Circumstance), & DUI (Aggravated Circumstance).

Lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.

 

  • Ashley N. Brooks, age 30, arrested by Danville Police for Endangering the Welfare of a Minor, Possession of Marijuana, & Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Lodged in the Boyle County Jail.
  • Donald Dowell, 43 of Waynesburg, arrested by Stanford Police for DUI, & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Gary W. Baker, 58 of Stanford, arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for Probation Violation (Felony Offense), & Trafficking in Methamphetamine.

Lodged in the Lincoln County Jail.

 

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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TAYLOR COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH CHILD SEX CHARGES

 

On February 13, 2020, at approximately 4:32 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Benjamin A. Sallee, 27, on charges related to unlawful distribution and possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.

 

Sallee was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation online.

 

The investigation resulted in a search warrant at a residence in Campbellsville on February 13, 2020. Equipment used to facilitate the crime was seized and taken to KSP’s forensic laboratory for examination. The investigation is ongoing.

 

Sallee is currently charged with ten counts of distribution of matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance and five counts of possession of matter portraying a minor in a sexual performance.  These charges are Class-D felonies punishable by one to five years in prison. 

 

Sallee was lodged in the Taylor County Detention Center.

 

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BOYLE COUNTY DRUG BUST

 

A Harrodsburg man was arrested on drug charges early Friday.

 

Boyle County Sheriff's Deputies Wren, Cloud, and Abbott, conducted a traffic stop on U.S. 127 Bypass at Stewart's Lane. While talking to the driver, deputies observed marijuana in plain view. A search of the vehicle located around an ounce of methamphetamine, which was hidden in a Red Bull container, along with numerous empty baggies, scales, marijuana, pills, and other drug paraphernalia.

 

51 year old Earnest Slaven, of Harrodsburg, is charged with Trafficking In A Controlled Substance 1st Degree - 2nd Offense - Greater Than 2 grams, Trafficking Marijuana Less Than 8 ounces, Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, Possession of Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalia, and Careless Driving.

 

Slaven was lodged into the Boyle County Jail.

 

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2 INJURED IN A 2 VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN CASEY COUNTY TODAY

 

Deputy Jayson Grider, with Casey County Sheriff's Department, responded to a two vehicle accident that occurred today at approximately 11:30 am on N US 127.

 

Both occupants of the car were transported by ambulance to Casey County Hospital. The passenger was then flown to UK for further assessment. The extent of injury is unknown at this time.

 

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ARRESTS OVER THE LAST 24HRS

 

  • Amber N. Dowell, 33 of Tateville, arrested by Pulaski County Constable for Possession of Methamphetamine.
  • Geovonia Coleman, 37 of Danville, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree.
  • Alicia M. Davis, 34 of Somerset, arrested by Pulaski County Constable for Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (drug unspecified), & Trafficking in Marijuana.

Lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.

 

  • Ernest W. Slaven, age 51, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree/2nd Offense, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Controlled Substance-3rd Degree (drug unspecified), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Trafficking in Marijuana, & Careless Driving.
  • Jesse A. Gregory, age 38, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct-2nd Degree, & Possession of Marijuana.

Lodged in the Boyle County Jail.

 

  • Jerry L. Petrey, 64 of Crab Orchard, arrested by Stanford Police for Possession of Methamphetamine, & Possession of Controlled Substance-3rd Degree (drug unspecified).

Lodged in the Lincoln County Jail.

 

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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CENTURY OLD CASEY COUNTY BOOK RECOVERED FROM LOUISVILLE DUMP

 

A book that once belonged to a Casey County resident, nearly a Century ago, has been recovered from a garbage dump.

 

The book was sent to the Casey County Sheriffs Office this week from Louisville where it was found in a landfill 20 years ago inside a purse. 

 

Inside the front cover, the book says it belonged to Anna Francine Allen Caroline Banks Barger of Liberty, and is dated July 6, 1926.

 

If anyone has any information on Anna or any of her relatives, you're asked to please contact the Sheriff's Office at 606-787-6821.

 

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

 

Special Weather Statement for Casey County, Kentucky

Until 7:00am EST, Fri Feb 14

Action Recommended: Avoid the subject event as per the instructions

Issued by: Louisville - KY, US, National Weather Service,

 

...COLD WIND CHILLS AND LIGHT SNOW... WIND CHILLS HAVE DIPPED INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS IN MANY LOCATIONS, AND WILL REMAIN IN THE SINGLE DIGITS THROUGH MID MORNING. BE SURE TO DRESS IN LAYERS AND PROTECT YOUR HEAD AND HANDS IF HEADING OUTSIDE THIS MORNING. ALSO, BANDS OF LIGHT SNOW ARE MOVING THROUGH THE REGION. WHILE MOST OF THE SNOW IS JUST FLURRIES, A FEW OF THE BANDS HAVE MANAGED TO PRODUCE A DUSTING OF ACCUMULATION. BE WARY OF SLICK SPOTS ON UNTREATED SURFACES, ESPECIALLY SHOULDERS AND SIDEWALKS.

 

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SIREN TESTING IN LIBERTY TODAY

 

You may hear warning sirens around Liberty today, as the Fire Department tests out new alert sirens in town. 

 

Here's Liberty Mayor, Steven Brown...

 

 

Testing will be going on through-out the day, so do not be alarmed to hear alert sirens in Liberty today.

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AREA ARRESTS

 

  • Sue A. Ward, 53 of Eubank, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Methamphetamine, & Failure to Appear.
  • Alexis D. Wallace, 35 of Somerset, arrested by Pulaski County Constable, Serving a Parole Violation Warrant, Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (Drug Unspecified), Trafficking in Legend Drugs, Identity Theft, Possession of a Defaced Firearm, Possession of Handgun by Convicted Felon, Resisting Arrest, & Persistent Felony Offender-1st Degree.

Lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.

 

  • Jose A. Ramirez, age 23, arrested by Danville Police for Identity Theft, & Possession of Cocaine.
  • William Mullins, age 49, arrested by Danville Police for Possession of Methamphetamine, & Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property.
  • John M. Judy, age 48, arrested by Danville Police for DUI-3rd Offense (Aggravated Circumstance).
  • Jennifer C. Sargent-Holt, age 45, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Methamphetamine, & Contempt of Court.

Lodged in the Boyle County Jail.

 

  • Tyson Perrin, 23 of Stanford, arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for Theft of Retail Merchandise, Contempt of Court, Shoplifting (under $500), Driving on a Suspended/Revoked Operator’s License, Failure to Wear Seat Belts, No Insurance, Fleeing/Evading Police-1st Degree (on foot), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, & Trafficking in Controlled Substance (drug unspecified).
  • Sheldon Shafer, 22 of Crab Orchard, arrested by Stanford Police for Public Intoxication (Controlled Substance), Possession of Methamphetamine, Endangering the Welfare of a Minor, & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Lodged in the Lincoln County Jail.

 

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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RUSSELL SPRINGS CITY COUNCIL MEETS TODAY

 

The Russell Springs City Council will meet on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 6:00pmCT at City Hall.

 

The meeting is open to the public.

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MISSING CASEY COUNTY TEEN FOUND SAFE

 

A Casey County teen, reported missing late yesterday has been found safe.

 

The boy went missing yesterday evening in the Caney Fork area, near KY 1547.

 

Family members of the 13 year posted on social media with pictures and urgent requests for assistance in locating him. 

 

He was found safe last night and returned home.

 

His family expressed their gratitude for the public's prayers & assistance.

 

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ARRESTS OVER THE LAST 24HRS

 

  • David L. Perkins Jr., 42 of Somerset, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree, & Failure to Appear.
  • Rodney V. Blevins, 65 of Eubank, arrested by Somerset Police for 2 counts of Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree.
  • Cole M. Blevins, 27 of Eubank, arrested by Somerset Police for Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree.

Lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.

 

  • Brennon J. Devine, age 22, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Reckless Driving, Fleeing/Evading Police-2nd Degree (motor vehicle), & Possession of Marijuana & Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Dallas B. Carlton, age 26, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of a Handgun by Convicted Felon, Possession of Marijuana & Drug Paraphernalia, & Contempt of Court.
  • James B. Wilcher, age 35, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Failure to Signal, Violation of Conditions of Release, Possession of Heroin, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, & Theft by Unlawful Taking (over $500).

Lodged in the Boyle County Jail.

 

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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PULASKI COUNTY FISCAL COURT REPORT

 

A historic site in Pulaski County may soon be designated as a national park.

 

Jeff Henderson reports from Somerset...

 

 

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FLASH FLOOD WATCH

 

There is a threat of Flash Flooding in portions of our lisetning area. 
Crystal Sallee has details...


 

 

 

From 3:00pm EST, Wed Feb 12 until 7:00am EST, Thu Feb 13

Action Recommended: Avoid the subject event as per the instructions

Issued by: Louisville - KY, US, National Weather Service,

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EST /2 PM CST/ THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR * SOUTHERN INDIANA AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY. * FROM 3 PM EST /2 PM CST/ THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. * RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. * RAIN WILL MOVE IN TODAY WITH HEAVIER INTENSE RAIN BANDS THIS EVENING, INCREASING THE RISK FOR FLASH FLOODING. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. MONITOR FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED. &&

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...MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED THIS EVENING... .TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS ON TOP OF A SATURATED GROUND WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASING THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING THIS EVENING AND INTO TONIGHT.

 

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SOMERSET CITY COUNCIL REPORT

 

Jeff Henderson reports from last night's meeting of the Somerset City Council...

 

 

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CASEY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING REPORT

 

The Casey County Board of Education met at the Casey County High School last night.

Superintendent, Marion Sowders...

 

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LIBERTY CITY COUNCIL MEETING REPORT

 

The Liberty City Council met in regular session Monday.

 

First on the agenda was a Resolution regarding Municipal Road Aid for the Fiscal Year, beginning July 1st, in the amount of nearly $45,000.

 

Mayor Steven Brown...

 

 

That motion passed.

 

Another Resolution on last night's agenda concerned the mapping of City Streets.  Neal Cundiff is with the Lake Cumberland Area Development District...

 

 

The Resolution was tabled until next month's meeting to review some of the Streets.

 

The Council also had a 1st reading of an Ordianance, creating a Code Enforcement Board. There will be a 2nd reading at next month's Council meeting.

 

Good news for the Liberty Police Department. The City has received a Homeland Security Grant to equip every Police Officer with the latest Tazer at virtually no cost to the city.

 

Mayor Steven Brown...

 

 

The Council also discussed the City's Sewer Rate. No action was taken, however, the Council will revisit the rate at next month's meeting.

 

Mayor Brown...

 

 

The next regular meeting of the Liberty City Council will be March 9th.

 

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RUSSELL COUNTY AUTHORITIES LOOKING FOR MISSING TEENS

 

Jamestown Police are asking for your help in locating two missing juveniles. 


Missing is 17-year-old Alexis Shaneese Warren of Russell County. Alexis is described as a black female, 5’9” in height, 162 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.


Alexis was last seen Friday February 7, 2020 as she ran from 59 Coffey Avenue in Jamestown. She was last seen wearing camo leggings, black boots, spaghetti strap top, grey loose jacket with a rooster logo on the side.


Also missing is 16-year-old Austin Passmore of Russell County. Austin Passmore is described as a white male, 5’7” in height, 165 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.


Austin Passmore was last seen Friday February 7, 2020 as he ran from The Department of Social Services office in Jamestown. He was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, blue jeans with holes in them, and black Nike shoes.


If you have information, please call the Jamestown Police Department at 270-343-3300 or Russell County Dispatch at 270-343-6600.

 

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FIRE DAMAGES KYTC DIST 8 BUILDING IN CASEY COUNTY FRIDAY

 

Liberty Vol. Fire Department responded to the call of a structure fire shortly after 5pm Friday at the Ky Dept. of Highways/Casey Co. Highway Maintenance building at 1090 S. Wallace Wilkinson Blvd.

 

On the scene, fire personnel found a working structure fire with heavy smoke from all sides of the building. Fire fighters gained access thru the front doors and encountered heavy black smoke, fire and high heat conditions.

 

They were able to enter the structure and get the blaze under control and eventually extinguished.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

 

4 Engines, 1 ladder truck, 1 EMS unit and Chief’s vehicle along 38 Emergency personnel were on scene to assist in various ways.

 

Assisting agencies;
Brush Creek FD, Clementsville FD, East Casey FD, Evona FD, Poplar Springs FD, South East Casey FD, Liberty-Casey Co. Rescue, Casey Co. EMS, Casey Emergency Management, Casey Co S.O., Liberty PD, Liberty Utilities, Ky Dept. of Highways employees, and Kentucky Utilities.

 

Several Dumptrucks and a backhoe sustained heavy damage.

 

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CASEY COUNTY DRUG ARREST

 

On Friday, Casey County Sheriff Chad Weddle arrested David Lynn, 24, and Joseph Lynn, 52, both of Liberty, after receiving a call of a domestic dispute on Strong Branch.

 

David Lynn was arrested at a residence on Poplar Springs on charges of assault 4th degree no visible injury and assault 4th degree minor injury due to injuries caused to his brother and grandmother. Lynn is also charged with trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree (meth) after Sheriff Weddle found three bags of meth and $90 in his pockets and backpack. A fourth bag with what Lynn said was baking soda will be sent to the lab for testing.

 

Joseph Lynn was arrested at the residence on a charge of alcohol intoxication in a public place.

 

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A WET WEEK AHEAD

 

Keep that umbrella handy, there's a wet week ahead.

 

Weather Specialist, Crystal Sallee has more...

 

 

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1PM THIS AFTERNOON

 

Winter Weather Advisory for Casey County, Kentucky

Until 1:00pm EST, Fri Feb 7

Action Recommended: Execute a pre-planned activity identified in the instructions

Issued by: Louisville - KY, US, National Weather Service,

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST /NOON CST/ THIS AFTERNOON... * WHAT...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MORNING. ANOTHER HALF AN INCH OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE EAST OF INTERSTATE 65. * WHERE...PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL INDIANA AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY. * WHEN...NOW THROUGH 1 PM EST /NOON CST/ TODAY. * IMPACTS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS. THE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS ARE IMPACTING THE MORNING COMMUTE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND YOUR LOCAL MEDIA FOR THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER UPDATES. &&

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...LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS CONTINUE THROUGH MORNING...

 

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LARUE CO TEEN ARRESTED FOLLOWING 2 VEHICLE CRASH IN RUSSELL CO

 

Russell County Sheriff Derek Polston reports that around 9 a.m. Thursday morning, a two-vehicle accident occurred on Highway 80 in the Royville community.
 

18 year old Brooklyn Beard of Magnolia was operating a 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck. She rear-ended a 2002 Ford van, driven by Russell Antle of Russell Springs as he was waiting to turn into his residence.
 

Rain-slick road conditions played a factor in the accident.
 

Brooklyn Beard was arrested on the scene by Sheriff Polston for driving on a suspended license and no insurance. She was also served with an outstanding warrant and lodged in the Russell County Jail.
 

Assisting at the scene where Chief Deputy Jerry Melton and Deputy Luke Hughes.

 

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ARRESTS OVER THE LAST 24HRS

 

  • Corey M. Bryant, 20 of Liberty, arrested by Liberty Police Chief Steven Garrett on a Casey County Bench Warrant, Fleeing/Evading Police-2nd Degree (on foot), Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Controlled Substance-3rd Degree (drug unspecified), & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.

 

  • Bryan D. Crozier, 41 of Campbellsville, arrested by Somerset Police for Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place, Retaliating Against a Participant in the Legal Process, & Contempt of Court.
  • Ronnie K. Fry, 47 of Nancy, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for Wanton Endangerment-1st Degree, Possession of a Handgun by Convicted Felon, & Contempt of Court.
  • Robert T. Lewis III, 47 of Burnside, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Methamphetamine.

Lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.

 

  • Floyd J. Stevens, age 53, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, & Tampering with Physical Evidence.
  • Steven R. Cooley, age 34, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Methamphetamine, & Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Donna M. Mosley, age 49, arrested by Danville Police for Possession of Methamphetamine/Marijuana/Drug Paraphernalia, Bail Jumping-1st Degree, & Failure to Appear.
  • Rodney W. Hulett, age 71, arrested by Danville Police for DUI.

Lodged in the Boyle County Jail.

 

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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CASEY & OTHER SCHOOLS OUT THURS/FRI

 

 

Multiple area schools are cancelled for the remainder of the week, today February 6th & tomorrow February 7th, due to widespread illness.

 

Communities across the listening area have been hit hard with illness such as the flu.

 

This cancellation includes the following schools: Adair, Campbellsville Independent, Casey, Clinton, Danville Christian, Green, Lincoln, Marion, McCreary, Metcalfe,  RockCastle, Russell, Taylor, Washington, and Wayne Counties.
 

With the 98.7 News, I'm Crystal Sallee reporting.

 

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LIBERTY BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED

 

The Boil Water Advisory for a portion of E. KY 70 in Liberty has been lifted by the Division of Water...

 

 

Again, that boil water advisory has been lifted, if you have any questions, contact your water provider.

 

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ARRESTS OVER THE LAST 24HRS

 

  • Rebekah J. Devore, 37 of Russell, arrested by Russell County Sheriff’s Office for Careless Driving, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Illegal Possession of a Legend Drug, DUI, Possession of Marijuana, & Trafficking in Methamphetamine-2nd Offense.

Lodged in the Russell County Jail.

 

  • Maria E. Karabinas, 45 of Nancy, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for DUI, Possession of Open Alcohol Container in a Motor Vehicle, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, & Disorderly Conduct.

Lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.

 

  • Mikhail A. Chetverukhin, age 43, arrested by Danville Police for Drinking Alcohol in a Public Place-3rd Offense in 12 months, Disorderly Conduct-2nd Degree, & Obstructing a Highway.
  • Nichole A. Votaw, age 44, arrested by KSP for Trafficking in Heroin-2nd Offense, & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Danette K. Divine, age 61, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Receiving Stolen Property (under $10,000), Possession of Methamphetamine, & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Jacobie D. Harris, age 23, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Unlawful Transaction with a Minor (Illegal Sex Act, victim under 16), & Rape-3rd Degree.
  • James L. Coy, age 33, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Criminal Abuse-2nd Degree (Child 12 or under), & Assault-4th Degree (Domestic Violence)-3rd Offense in 5 years.
  • Tyrone M. Guest, age 34, arrested by Boyle County Sheriff’s Office for Trafficking in Methamphetamine-2nd Offense.

Lodged in the Boyle County Jail.

 

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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CASEY COUNTY FISCAL COURT REPORT

 

The Casey County Fiscal Court met in regular session Monday.

 

County Judge Executive, Randy Dial, took a moment to remind everyone of the current Census and it’s importance to our community…

 

 

Under Road Business, Judge Dial presented the State’s recommendations of Rural Secondary Road projects…

 

 

That motion passed.

 

Judge Dial also requested authority to sign the annual Road Aid Agreement…

 

 

That motion passed.

 

Also under Road Business, the Court voted to advertise for Bridge project Bids…

 

 

That motion also passed.

 

The court voted to finance a Boiler at the Jail that failed and was replaced last week. The old boiler was declared surplus for scrap.

 

The Court also voted to renew the Inter-Local Agreement with the City of Liberty that will expire Dec. 31st, 2022.

 

Sheriff Chad Weddle gave his Department’s Monthly Activity Report for the month of January…

 

 

The next regular meeting of the Casey County Fiscal Court will be Feb. 17th.

 

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BOIL WATER ADVISORY FOR A PORTION OF LIBERTY

 

The Liberty Water Treatment Plant has issued a Boil Water Advisory.

 

Here's the One-Call from Mayor Steven Brown...

 

 

The advisory is due to a line break on East Kentucky 70.

 

Again customers affected are from New Dry Ridge Rd., East To 1499 E. Kentucky 70, and all side roads. 

 

Customers in those areas should boil any water used for human consumption, bringing to a rolling boil for at least 3 minutes, and boil water for short term use only.

 

This advisory will be in effect until further notice.

 

If you have questions, contact your water provider.

 

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CASEY COUNTY SCHOOLS CLOSED DUE TO ILLNESS

 

Casey County Schools are closed today and Tuesday due to sickness.

 

Superintendent Marion Sowders sent out the One-Call Friday...

 

 

Boyle County, and Campbellsville Independent Schools are also closed.

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WEEKEND ARRESTS

 

  • Casey County Deputy Jayson Grider and Probation and Parole Officers arrested Shawnta R. Wilson, 37, of Elk Horn, on charges of probation violation, trafficking in a controlled substance 3rd degree (drug unspecified), drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, and possession of Methamphetamine-1st degree/2nd offense.
  • Jasmin E. Luttrell, 31 of Elkhorn, arrested by Liberty Police Officer Goodpastor for Possession of Methamphetamine-1st Degree, & Serving Bench Warrant for Court.
  • Kim E. Lawson, 51 of Liberty, arrested by KSP Trooper Cornett for DUI-3rd Offense, & No Insurance.
  • Kelly E. Allen, 37 of Liberty, arrested by Officer Martin with Liberty Police for Public Intoxication (Controlled Substance), Possession of Methamphetamine-1st Degree, & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • James G. Chadwell, 79 of Liberty, arrested by Deputy Brown with Casey County Sheriff’s Office for DUI, & Possession of Open Alcohol Container in a Motor Vehicle.

Lodged in the Casey County Jail.

 

  • Isai Ocamop Campo, age 32, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for DUI.
  • Amanda L. Davenport, 40 of Pine Knot, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for Improper Signal, No Insurance, Driving on a DUI Suspended License, & Possession of Marijuana.
  • Lesley M. Maloney, 47 of Somerset, arrested by Somerset Police for DUI (Aggravated Circumstance), Endangering the Welfare of a Minor, No Registration Plates, & No Insurance.
  • John Muse, 25 of Somerset, arrested by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Marijuana, Public Intoxication (Controlled Substance), Promoting Contraband-1st Degree, & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Christopher C. Turner, 28 of Winchester, arrested by Pulaski County Constable for Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree, & Trafficking in Heroin.
  • Lisa F. Holliman, 47 of Ferguson, arrested by Pulaski County Constable for Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Trafficking in Heroin, & Failure to Appear.
  • Lester Turner Jr., 52 of Ferguson, arrested by Pulaski County Constable for Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Trafficking in Heroin, & Failure to Appear.
  • Tammy L. Floyd, 53 of Monticello, arrested by KSP for Reckless Driving, License to be In Possession, Driving on a Suspended/Revoked Operator’s License, Failure to Notify DOT of Address Change, DUI (Aggravated Circumstance), Non-Payment of Court Costs/Fees/Fines, Contempt of Court, No Insurance, & Failure to Appear.
  • Brandon L. Keith, 24 of Danville, arrested by Pulaski County Constable for Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place, Menacing, & Resisting Arrest.
  • Jason D. Meadows, 37 of Somerset, arrested by Pulaski County Constable for Reckless Driving, Wanton Endangerment-1st Degree, Disregarding Stop Sign, No Insurance, License to be In Possession, Driving on a Suspended/Revoked Operator’s License, & DUI.
  • Sarah J. Edmonson, 22, & Kenneth D. Wells, 35, both of Somerset, arrested by Pulaski County Constable for Trafficking in Methamphetamine-1st Degree.

Lodged in the Pulaski County Jail.

 

  • Uziel C. Cueto, age 35, arrested by Danville Police for DUI, Assault-4th Degree (Dating Violence), Wanton Endangerment-1st Degree, & Terroristic Threatening-3rd Degree.
  • Jonathan W. Givens, age 34, arrested by KSP for Possession of Methamphetamine-1st Degree, Failure to Wear Seat Belts, License to be In Possession, Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree (drug unspecified), DUI, Possession of Marijuana, Driving on a Suspended/Revoked Operator’s License, & Giving an Officer False Identifying Information.
  • Crystal G. Middleton, age 40, arrested by KSP for Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree (drug unspecified), Giving Officer False Identifying Information, Bail Jumping-1st Degree, Contempt of Court, & Forgery-3rd Degree.
  • Sara S. Holt, age 26, arrested by KSP for Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree (drug unspecified), Promoting Contraband-1st Degree, & Tampering with Physical Evidence.
  • Jenna L. McCoy, age 26, arrested by KSP for DUI.

Lodged in the Boyle County Jail.

 

  • Anthony Upchurch, 47 of Monticello, arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Methamphetamine.
  • Sara Simpson, 33 of Monticello, arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Methamphetamine, Inadequate Muffler, Rear License Not Illuminated, No Rear View Mirror, Driving on an Expired Operator’s License, Failure to Wear Seat Belts, License to be In Possession, & No Insurance.
  • Sheldon Shafer, 21 of Crab Orchard, arrested by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for possession of Methamphetamine, & Public Intoxication (Controlled Substance).

Lodged in the Lincoln County Jail.

 

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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