Police Reports
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Police and law enforcement reports are compiled from arrest reports from the Cadiz Police Department and Trigg County Sheriff’s Office.

Alcohol intoxication

Cadiz Police Officer J.R. Burnett arrested 18-year-old Dustin Watkins, of Glendale Drive, Cadiz and James P’Pool, 19, of Buck Road, Clarksville on April 3 for charges of Alcohol Intoxication.

Burnet alleged in his report that upon entering a parking lot, he witnessed the suspects fleeing on foot. The officer said that he found Watkins and P’Pool hiding in the weeds and under the influence of alcohol.

Watkins and P’Pool were lodged in the Christian County Jail.

Protection order violation

On April 3, Officer Chad Grace of the Cadiz Police Department arrested Ronnie Turner, no age given, of Tyler Road, Cadiz, for an alleged violation of an Emergency Protection or Domestic Violence Order.

Grace’s report said that Turner was observed Turner across the street from the victim “holding something out of the window of the truck and yelling at the victim.” He added that Turner followed the victim through town. Grace charged Turner with Violation of an EPO/DVO.

Speeding leads to DUI, pot bust

Officer Grace arrested George W. Martin, 48, of Cavanaugh Street, Cadiz on April 5. According to Grace’s report, the suspect allegedly exceeded a posted speed limit on Highway 68. Upon making a traffic stop, Grace claimed to note the odor of alcohol on the suspect, who failed a field sobriety test.

After arresting Martin, Grace said that he discovered a small bag of marijuana in the suspect’s pocket. The arrest report listed Martin’s blood alcohol content at .154, nearly double the state limit of .08.


Joseph McElroy, 21, of Morgan Loop, Bumpus Mills, Tenn. faces charges of Driving Under the Influence after an April 6 arrest.

According to an arrest report by Officer Grace, the suspect was stopped at a road safety check, where the officer noted bloodshot eyes, and the suspect’s alleged intoxicated appearance. Grace said that McElroy failed three field sobriety tests. After collecting blood and urine samples from the suspect, police charged him with his first DUI offense.


Officer J.R. Burnett arrested James Oliver, 34, of Maple Grove Rd., Cadiz for charges of DUI (first offense) and Possession of an Open Alcoholic Beverage Container.

Burnett’s report stated that the officer stopped Oliver after the latter’s driving indicated he might be under the influence. He claimed that Oliver had the odor of alcoholic beverages on his person and an open container in plain view. Burnett said that the suspect admitted to drinking earlier and failed all field sobriety tests.
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