mpd badge 30MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/25/17) — A Christmas Eve vehicle accident resulted in the arrest of one teenage passenger.

Madisonville Police Department reported Marbin Bentis, 30 of Madisonville was driving east along Broadway Street, when he failed to yield right of way to driver Mautresidy Fry, 19 of Madisonville at the intersection on Park Avenue at 8:41 p.m.

Fry was taken by Medical Center Ambulance to Baptist Heath, where she was treated and released.

A patrolman investigating smelled marijuana emitting from Fry’s vehicle upon initial contact, according to the report, which prompted a search. Police found a mason jar “full of marijuana, a digital scale and several plastic baggies.”

Elijah Crawford, 19 of Madisonville, listed as a passenger in Fry’s vehicle, was arrested and charged with trafficking in marijuana (less than 8 ounces), second-degree fleeing or evading police on foot and tampering with physical evidence.

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