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.

In Other News...

New I-69 Contract Awarded in Marshall, Graves Counties

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/14/14) — Governor Steve Beshear announced earlier this week an award of a contract for improvements… Read More

Archaeology Field School at Land Between The Lakes

GOLDEN POND, Ky. (9/14/14) — Land Between The Lakes will host an Archaeology Field School for youth ages 10 through 13… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

September 12, 2014 17367

Woman's Body Found in Theater Day After…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
September 13, 2014 3590

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 15, 2014 2978

Man Accused of Stalking Woman During Her…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 15, 2014 2464

Man Accused of Stealing Rural King…

in Top Stories by MCSO PIO Alex Piper
September 12, 2014 1997

Paradise Residents Plan First Reunion…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

September 13, 2014 3590

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 12, 2014 1917

Madisonville Man Arrested for Disturbing…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 12, 2014 1602

Earlington Woman Jailed for Trying to…

in Top Stories by MPD Officer Matt Sanderson
September 15, 2014 1592

Man Arrested for Being Under Influence of…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 15, 2014 1587

Man Arrested for DUI, Carrying Concealed…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

September 12, 2014 1306

Ursuline Presentation 'Spirituality of…

in News by Jennifer Kaminski
September 13, 2014 1015

The Gift of Aging Oct. 16

in News by Jennifer Kaminski
September 12, 2014 983

Owensboro Police Investigate Accidents

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
September 13, 2014 976

Dogwood Azalea Neighborhood Alliance to…

in News by Abby Shelton
September 13, 2014 976

Audubon Bon Harbor Area Alliance to Host…

in News by Abby Shelton

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

September 15, 2014 2978

Man Accused of Stalking Woman During Her…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 15, 2014 2464

Man Accused of Stealing Rural King…

in Top Stories by MCSO PIO Alex Piper
September 12, 2014 1997

Paradise Residents Plan First Reunion…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
September 12, 2014 1344

Chamber Program Speaker Re-enforces…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
September 14, 2014 1283

Three Injured in Single-Car Collision

in Top Stories by Robert LIttlepage

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


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

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06