General Arrest 03 300NORTONVILLE, Ky. (10/28/13) – The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Nortonville man Sunday, Oct. 27, according to sheriff's report.

After receiving a call, both deputies responded to the area observing activity that involved alcoholic related offenses and saw Can-Am ATV west bound on Red Hill Road in Nortonville, the report said.

According to a Sheriff's Office report, Stratton activated his emergency lights to stop the ATV. However, the ATV continued west bound passing both deputies, which began a brief pursuit. The ATV was later located at 335 Bass Hill Road in Nortonville.

Hopkins County deputies Joseph Stratton and Ryan Bailey arrested Gerald Matheny for operating an ATV on roadway and fleeing or evading the police in a motor vehicle.

Gerald Matheny was lodged in the Hopkins County Detention Center.

Amber Averitt
SurfKY News

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