On Dec. 1, Chas L. Alexander, 24, of 119 Depot St. was served with a Trigg County District Court warrant and arrested. A criminal complaint against Alexander was filed on Nov. 8 alleging that he refused to pay an inspection fee of $22.50 for the victim to determine the source of the vehicle’s problem. The complaint said that the subject was informed of the fee, but he drove away from the business without paying. He was charged with theft of services under $300.
On Dec. 3, Justin Devion Crenshaw, 19, of 47 McRidley St., was involved in a physical confrontation with his pregnant 17-year-old girlfriend, according to Cadiz Police. Crenshaw is accused of punching the victim in the stomach and face and pulling her hair. According to the report, hair was visible on the victim’s coat and she had a bite mark on her chest. Crenshaw was arrested and charged with assault in the fourth degree.
Pickpocket at Dollar Store
The Cadiz Police Department opened a case on Nov. 30 investigating a theft of $200 in cash the Dollar General Store. According to the report, an unknown person took the victim’s money while she was shopping. The victim left her purse unattended in her shopping cart and the suspect supposedly switched carts and took the cash from her purse in another part of the store. The crime is theft under $300. The investigating officer is Scott Brown.
Projector stolen from school
Police opened an investigation of a theft over $300 on Nov. 29. According to the report, someone stole a Dell LCD projector worth $650 from a classroom in the vocational building at Trigg County High School. The theft occurred between 3 p.m. on Nov. 28 and eight the next morning. The investigating officer is Scott Brown.
On Nov. 25, police opened a case investigating a theft under $300 at Washer’s IGA. According to the report, a black female took a pack of steaks worth $60 by concealing them under her clothing. She could not be identified, but was accompanied by a black male who also entered the store. They were observed leaving in a gray late 1980s model Oldsmobile, but the tag number was not identified.
Police opened a case investigating a theft under $300 on Nov. 25. According to the report, an unknown person stole a scooter worth $130 from a residence. It is a hand-made model put together from various parts and is gray in color. The theft was reported at 10:06 a.m. on Nov. 25. The investigating officer is Scott Brown.
Video store robbed
Police opened a third degree burglary case on Dec. 4 after an unknown person entered the Video Store on Main Street and stole several items. One CD player and two DVD players were reported missing, but no movies were stolen. Major Duncan Wiggins is the investigating officer.
The Cadiz Police Department is investigating the theft of a 6.5 by 12 foot Tilt utility trailer, with a single axle, black in color. The trailer was taken from the Cadiz Cash Advance at 202 Merchant Street on December 4 by unknown subject(s). The trailer’s value is $900.
On Dec. 7, police began investigating a third degree burglary case. According to the report, an unknown person forced his or her way through a locked door at Light’s Plumbing. The burglars took several items, each valued at less than $200. Physical evidence was gathered at the scene. The investigating officer is J. R. Burnett.
Chandra Toyya Bailey, 37, of 1807 South Walnut St., Hopkinsville, was arrested on December 7 on charges of parole violation. The Christian County bench warrant was issued on August 2 for violating probation related to use and possession of drug paraphernalia and public intoxication. Bailey was lodged in the Christian County Jail in lieu of a $10,000 cash bond.
Suspended license, warrants and possession of paraphernalia
The Cadiz Police arrested John Jolly Jones, 24, of 85 Lafayette St., Cadiz on December 8 after being allegedly observed by police operating a motor vehicle with his operator’s license under suspension for a prior DUI offense.
Jones also faced three outstanding warrants for alleged nonpayment of fines for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, failure to wear a seat belt and a third, unspecified offense. He was held in lieu of a $334.50 cash bond for the first two offenses, and $1881 for the third.
The arresting officer reported the discovery of a straw with a white powdery residue within, and was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
The Trigg County Sheriff’s Office arrested Brian J. Cavanaugh, 22, of 298 West End St., Cadiz, on December 8, alleging the suspect operated a motor vehicle with a suspended operator’s license due to a prior DUI conviction. Cavanaugh was arrested on Kentucky Highway 124. The uniform citation states that this is Cavanaugh’s third offense of driving with a suspended license.
Warrants and paraphernalia
Christina Marie Vavak, 33, of 51 Lafayette Street Cadiz was arrested December 8 on the strength of three warrants from Christian and Trigg Counties. The Christian warrants relate to failure to appear after arrest on charges of possession of marijuana and cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. The Trigg warrants stem from failure to appear to face charges of possession of marijuana (two counts) possession of cocaine, drug paraphernalia and theft by unlawful taking.
Arresting officers allege that Vavak was found in possession of a “crack pipe” at the time of arrest.
The Christian County warrant ordered Vavak held in lieu of a $20,000 cash bond. The first Trigg County Warrant ordered Vavak held for a $300 cash bond, while the second warrant’s bonding instruction was not complete.
Cadiz Police arrested Timothy J. Hunter, 44, of 8401 South Road on December 9 for allegedly operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and with a suspended operator’s license.
The police report states that the police responded to a complaint of a male sitting in a parked car on Mimi St. Upon investigation, the suspect was discovered asleep within his vehicle. The investigating officer woke the suspect and observed what he believed to be the odor of alcoholic beverages on the suspect. The arresting officer noted that the suspect refused a field sobriety test and was unsteady on his feet.
A Breathalyzer test recorded the suspect’s blood alcohol content at .213, over the state limit of .08. The report also noted that Hunter has four prior convictions for DUI and two prior convictions for operating with a suspended license.
On December 9, the Cadiz Police received a call of a stopped vehicle on Interstate 24. Upon investigation, an officer reported that Frank Young, 57, of 128 Miller Drive, Paducah, was asleep at the wheel, with the car still in drive. The officer repeatedly advised Young to put the vehicle into its parking gear, but stated that the suspect was unable to comply.
The officer described nystagmus in both of the suspect’s eyes. Young advised the officer that he could not comply with a balance test due to prior injuries to his legs. The uniform citation reports that Young told the officer that he had consumed three beers. Young refused a Breathalyzer test, and no blood or urine samples were collected.
Kirk A. Love, 44, of 236 Hadden Mill Road, Elkton surrendered to the Cadiz Police department on December 9 upon learning he faced an active warrant for making terroristic threats against his daughter’s boyfriend. The uniform citation states that Love surrendered voluntarily. The arresting officer stated that he had no additional information about the charges Love faces. The warrant was not included with the arrest report.
Burglary suspects arrested
The Cadiz Police and Trigg County Sheriff’s Office arrested William D. Calhoun, 23, of 237 Craig Branch Road, Cadiz, and Jeffery B. Jones, 21, of the same address for burglary.
The suspects were said to have been observed breaking into a storage shed by the property owner. During the course of the investigation by the Cadiz Police, it was determined that the pair burglarized a shed at the McGraw Lumber Company. For the first offense, Calhoun and Jones were charged with burglary in the third degree.
The Trigg County Sheriff’s Office investigated the second offense, reporting that the suspects burglarized the lumber company shed with a handgun in the front seat of their pick-up truck. They allegedly stole an unspecified length of copper wire, valued at less than $300. The Sheriff’s Office charged both suspects with a single count of first and third degree burglary for this incident.
Cadiz police officers also arrested Calhoun for allegedly providing a handgun to a minor.