WEBSTER COUNTY, KY (3/22/12) – The following is your weekly update on law-enforcement activity in and around the Webster County area.
Providence Police Chief Brent McDowell reported the following arrests and accident:
Mon., Mar. 20, 9:00 a.m.
•Shannon Dame, 36, Nebo, was arrested on March 12 on charges of operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, speeding, and failure to produce an insurance card.
•Johnny Orten, 36, Providence, was cited to court on March 12 on charges of license to be in possession, failure to produce an insurance card, and failure to illuminate headlamps.
•Aloha Courtney, 33, Clay, was cited to court on March 14 on charges of speeding 15 miles per hour above the posted limit.
•Jeremy Hazelwood, 34, Henderson, was cited to court on March 14 on charges of speeding 15 miles per hour above the posted limit.
•Lee Noffsinger, 29, Providence, was served a summons on March 14 to appear in court on charges of theft by deception.
•Amber Rutowski, 18, Providence, was cited to court on March 15 on charges of no operator’s license and driving with one headlight.
•Charles Woodward, 30, Providence, was arrested on March 16 on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, driving on a DUI suspended license, second degree fleeing or evading police (on foot), and operating an ATV on a public roadway. He was also arrested on a Hopkins County warrant and a Webster County warrant.
•Casey Daugherty, 21, Providence, was arrested on March 17 on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
•Brandon Galbraith, 25, Providence, was cited to court on March 18 on charges of operating an ATV on a public roadway.
•Derrick Donaldson, 20, Nebo, was cited to court on March 18 on charges of disregarding a stop sign and operating an ATV on a public roadway.
•Craig Blanford, 19, Dixon, was cited to court on March 18 on charges of disregarding a stop sign and operating an ATV on a public roadway.
All subjects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Mon., Mar. 13, 11:00 a.m.
An accident occurred on Centerridge Rd. in Providence. According to Providence Police, a parked vehicle belonging to Enterprise Rent-A-Car was discovered by the unidentified renter with minor damage against a nearby building. Authorities said the driver told them she had the keys to the vehicle with her, but that she discovered the driver’s side door open and the 2012 Nissan Altima gearshift in drive when she approached the car. No injuries were reported. The car sustained very minor damage. Damage to the building consisted of a “crushed downspout.”
Webster County Sheriff Frankie Springfield reported the following accidents:
Mon., Mar. 13, 3:41 a.m.
An accident occurred on U.S. Hwy. 41-A, three miles south of Dixon. According to Webster County Deputy Cory Patmore, John Quarles, 39, Madisonville, was driving his Providence Police Department squad car south on U.S. Hwy. 41-A when several deer apparently entered the road ahead of him. Authorities said Quarles braked to avoid hitting any of the animals and slid on the wet roadway. He then lost control of the car, spun off the highway, and struck an earth embankment. The car then rolled over twice and struck a utility pole before coming to final rest in the northbound lane of U.S. 41-A. Quarles was taken by private vehicle to Regional Medical Center in Madisonville for treatment. The squad car sustained very severe damage.
Mon., Mar. 13, 6:42 a.m.
An accident occurred on Ky. Hwy. 56, 10 miles north of Diamond. According to Webster County Sheriff Frankie Springfield, Henry Reed, 51, Huntingburg, IN, was driving west on Ky. 56 when he apparently “sideswiped” another approaching semi headed east. No injuries were reported. Reed’s 2007 Mack CV Series and Douglas Hatfield’s (56, Sturgis) 2006 International Straight Truck both sustained very minor damage.
Thurs., Mar. 15, 5:08 p.m.
An accident occurred on Old Steamport Rd. in Sebree. According to Webster County Deputy Donald Jones, Justus Hunter, 59, Sebree, was backing from a private parking lot when he apparently struck a parked vehicle belonging to Brian Hunter, age and location not listed. No injuries were reported. Justus Hunter’s 2009 Ford Econoline E350 sustained minor damage. Brian Hunter’s 2005 Dodge Dakota sustained minor damage.
Fri., March 16, 4:59 a.m.
An accident occurred on Ky. Hwy. 132, four miles outside Sebree. According to Webster County Deputy Mike Wells, Michael Paul, 41, Sebree, apparently lost control of his 1992 Chevrolet S10 after swerving to avoid a deer that ran onto the highway in front of him. The truck came to final rest in a nearby ditch after striking an earth embankment. Paul was taken by Webster County EMS to Methodist Hospital in Henderson.
Jailer Terry Elder reported trusties worked a total of 4,248 hours during the week of Feb. 19 to Feb. 25.
Jail maintenance - 3,200 hours; Webster County Road Department - 360 hours; Webster County Water Department - 120 hours; City of Sebree - 120 hours; City of Providence - 248 hours; road sides - 72 hours; dog warden - 56 hours; City of Dixon - 56 hours; City of Clay - 16 hours.
Jail population as of Monday, March 19:
Total inmates - 251; county - 31; state - 220.
Copyright 2013 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
|< Prev||Next >|