DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)

HEND ARREST REP1HENDERSON, Ky. (4/9/13) – A Newburgh, Ind., man was arrested on charges of DUI after allegedly hitting a pedestrian near the intersection of Marywood and U.S. 41 in Henderson on Friday, April 6. According to Henderson Police, Barry Dempsey, 35, was driving along U.S. 41 at approximately 7:37 p.m. when he allegedly struck Paul Payne, 50, Henderson. Authorities said a second unknown vehicle also struck Payne, but fled the scene. Dempsey was charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence, Aggravating Circumstances. The incident remains under investigation, and authorities ask anyone with information about the case to contact the Henderson Police Department at 270-831-1295 or Crimestoppers at 270-831-1111.

The Henderson Police Department is investigating a report of a “false bill” being used to pay for merchandise. According to Henderson Police, the assistant manager at the business told authorities that on April 5, an unknown suspect described as a white male allegedly came into Rural King on S. Green Street and paid for a purchase with a fake bill. Police haven’t made any arrests in the case. Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the Henderson Police Department at 270-831-1295 or Crimestoppers at 270-831-1111.

The Henderson Police Department is seeking a suspect wanted on charges of burglary in connection with theft of funds from a local business. According to Henderson Police, an unknown person entered Bridgeview Coffee sometime overnight April 4 or 5 and stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the register. The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the Henderson Police Department at 270-831-1295 or Crimestoppers at 270-831-1111.

A Henderson man reported at approximately 3 p.m. on April 7 that an unknown person allegedly stole 300 feet of welding leads from his property on U.S. Hwy. 41. Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the Henderson Police Department at 270-831-1295 or Crimestoppers at 270-831-1111.

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