MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/4/14) — A Madisonville woman has been charged for attempting to hide her son from police after Madisonville Police received a tip on a location of a wanted suspect of a crime Monday, Feb. 3 at a South Main Street address.
According to the Madisonville Police reports, Officers Justin Jones and Russell Nichols arrived at the residence and could hear Michael Dutton talking.
After Jones knocked on the door and identified himself as police, Marietta Dutton, 55, answered the door.
Jones reported that he advised Dutton that he needed to talk to Michael Dutton and had several warrants for his arrest. The report said Marietta Dutton indicated that Michael Dutton was not there and left out the back room.
Jones then called for Michael to step out from where he was and he then revealed himself. Marietta apologized to the police for lying and said she knew he had a warrant for Livingston County and just wanted to protect him, the report said.
Marietta Dutton was charged with hindering prosecution or apprehension, second degree. She is currently lodged in the Hopkins County Jail.
Michael Anthony Dutton, 39, was charged with for fleeing and evading the police, first degree (motor vehicle), fleeing or evading the police, first degree (on foot), criminal mischief, third degree, disregarding a stop sign, reckless driving, theft by unlawful taking or display all others $500 or more but under $10,000, theft by unlawful taking or display auto $500 or more but under $10,000, out of county warrant (Livingston County), and non-payment of fines.Both are being lodged in the Hopkins County Jail.
SurfKY News Reporter
Information Provided by Madisonville Police Department
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