Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

KSP Participates in 'Operation Western Swing'

SEX CRIMES1 orange 300PADUCAH, Ky. (3/11/13) – From March 4th to March 8th, 2013, the United States Marshals Service, in partnership with the Paducah Police Department, McCracken County Sheriff’s Office, Hopkinsville Police Department, Christian County Sheriff’s Office, Kentucky State Police, Kentucky State Probation and Parole, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms launched “Operation Western Swing”, a sex offender compliance initiative aimed at verifying 100% of the sex offender registry in McCracken and Christian Counties, KY.
 
This operation was conducted in furtherance of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006, and focused on ensuring compliance with the sex offender registry and tracking down those offenders deemed non-compliant. The total number of sex offenders currently registered in McCracken County is 114 (with 2 of those offenders currently incarcerated and one listed as “non-resident”), and the total number of compliance checks conducted was 111. The total number of sex offenders currently residing in Christian County is 114 (with 12 of those offenders currently incarcerated), and the total number of compliance checks conducted was 102.
 
Below are some other pertinent statistics related to the operation:
 -Total number of Federal, State, and Local law enforcement personnel participating – 79
 -Total number of man-hours – 1416
 -Total number of sex offender arrests – 13
 -Total number of federal failure to register investigations pending – 3
 -Total number of new non-compliance investigations opened - 12
 -Total number of items seized – 59
 -Total number of firearms seized - 48
 
SIGNIFICANT ARRESTS
-William BECKER was arrested on charges of Failure to Comply with the Sex Offender Registry.
-Rachelle DAILEY was arrested on charges of Failure to Comply with the Sex Offender Registry.
-Bradley GILTZ was arrested on charges of Drug Trafficking.
-Gary SHARPE was arrested on charges of Failure to Comply with the Sex Offender Registry, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Felon in Possession of a Handgun, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
-Daniel KOONTZ was arrested on an extraditable warrant out of Texas for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.
-Fred LUTTRELL was arrested on charges on Felon in Possession of a Firearm and also Possession of Marijuana.
-Michael EDDY was arrested on charges of Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
-Bobby KYLES was arrested on charges of Failure to comply with the Sex Offender Registry.
-Michael MCGREGOR was arrested on charges of Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registry.
 
The U.S. Marshals Service wishes to send out a special thanks to the Paducah Police Department, McCracken County Sheriff’s Office, Hopkinsville Police Department, Christian County Sheriff’s Office, Kentucky State Police, Kentucky Probation and Parole, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, without whom this would not have been a successful operation.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by the Kentucky State Police
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16
button coupons

Stock Report

1 DOW 17,804.80
+26.65 (0.15%)    
2 S&P 2,070.65
+9.42 (0.46%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,765.38
0.00 (0.00%)    
2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16
2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16
button classifieds
2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

December 16, 2014 10598

Coal Miner Fatally Injured in Underground Mining…

in Top News For All Sites by Dick Brown
December 17, 2014 7513

Elderly Couple Found Shot to Death in Muhlenberg

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Trooper Stu Recke
December 17, 2014 6764

Three Men Charged with Burglary

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
December 15, 2014 5092

Hopkins County Woman Charged Second Time in Two…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
December 15, 2014 4543

Woman Leads Police on High-Speed Chase in Stolen…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police
December 19, 2014 4339

Dawson Springs Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Detective Sean McCance
December 19, 2014 4157

Armstrong Mine to Layoff 39 by End of Day

in Top News For All Sites by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
December 18, 2014 4090

Cat Scratching over Dog Ownership Escalates

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
December 19, 2014 3910

Woman Flown to St. Mary's after Two-Car Collision

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Trooper Stu Recke
December 16, 2014 3745

Highway Crews Pre-Treating Roadways for Potential…

in Hopkins News by Keith Todd

Stories Trending Today

December 19, 2014 3212

Vehicle Fire Causes Traffic Back-Up on Pennyrile

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis
December 19, 2014 1244

Greenville Mayor Honored during Final Council…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
December 20, 2014 1119

KET’s Kentucky Life Segment to Feature Old…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
December 20, 2014 951

New Trial Sites Added for U of L's Brown Cancer…

in General News For All Sites by Health Sciences News
December 20, 2014 874

Farmers' Markets, Vendors; Sign Up for Free…

in General News For All Sites by Ted Sloan
December 20, 2014 865

WKU Public Affairs Claims 17 Statewide Awards

in General News For All Sites by WKU News
December 20, 2014 849

'When the Universe Was Young' Opens Jan. 4 at…

in General News For All Sites by WKU News
December 20, 2014 835

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

in Hopkins News by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
December 20, 2014 833

Law Enforcement Officers, Agencies Honored for…

in General News For All Sites by Erin Eggen
December 20, 2014 783

City of Madisonville Holiday Schedule

in Hopkins News by Leslie Curneal

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flrsocial rss