The Sheriff’s Department arrested Joshua Robert William, 26, of 14 Line St., after serving him with a Christian County intoxication warrant on Dec. 10. He was charged with bail jumping in the first degree.
Theft by deception
The Sheriff’s Department arrested Judith A. Phelps, 39, of Villa Ridge, Ill., on Dec. 11. She was served a Trigg County warrant for theft by deception.
Hopkinsville resident found hiding
Ebony Renea McGee, 23, of Hopkinsville, was arrested after being served with three Christian County warrants on Dec. 13. One was for failure to appear, one was for nonpayment of fines and one was for bail jumping in the first degree. According to the report, she was involved in a domestic disturbance with her brother. She left 1146 Bakers Court and was found hiding upstairs at 2424 Maggie Rd. She was intoxicated at the time of her arrest. A separate warrant signed on Sept. 19 was for first degree possession of cocaine and for possession of drug paraphernalia.
Beverly G. Simpson, 19, was arrested by the Sheriff’s Department on Dec. 16 and charged with criminal trespassing in the third degree. According to the report, Simpson was at his girlfriend’s house when he became agitated and started screaming at her. He was told to leave and had to be locked out of the house. He continued to yell and scream at the house, frightening his girlfriend and her sister. Upon the deputy’s arrival, Simpson was still on the premises.
Herbert Clayton Wharton, 52, of 5198 Caledonia Rd. was arrested on Dec. 16. He was reportedly at Wharton BBQ on Caledonia and had been arguing his mother and brother while under the influence of alcohol. He was charged with alcohol intoxication, third offense.
Slashing tires, hiding the knife
Aaron Michael Pilarski, 18, of 99 Cunningham Ave., was arrested on Dec. 16 and charged with tampering with physical evidence and criminal mischief in the third degree. According to the report, Pilarski used a pocket knife to cut the right rear tire of Deputy Dane Hughes’s vehicle, causing the tire to deflate. The act was witnesses by two of Pilarski’s coworkers. He then allegedly hid the knife in an employee locker at McDonald’s. This was reportedly to keep it from being discovered during the investigation and being used against him in court.
Joe Birdsong, Jr., 43, of Major Wallace Rd., was arrested by Cadiz Police on Dec. 7 and charged with driving under the influence in the second degree. He was observed driving on US 68 driving poorly. He failed a field sobriety test and was then arrested. A breath test showed a blood alcohol concentration of .227, over the legal limit of .08.
Caught after smoking
Kenneth R. Turner, 21, Beechy Fork Rd., was arrested on Dec. 8 and charged with DUI in the first degree, possession of marijuana and driving with an open container. According to the report, police received a complaint on Turner in Scotts Market parking lot. After Officer Matthew Dolezal arrived, he noticed the strong smell of marijuana in and around the vehicle. Turner then admitted that he had been driving around smoking a blunt. A blood test was taken.
Tyler Wortham, 21, of Murray, was arrested on Dec. 8 and charged with possession of marijuana and public intoxication. He was the passenger in a vehicle driven by Kenneth R. Turner, which police had received a complaint about. Marijuana was found in the console. No one admitted ownership, but Wortham appeared to be under the influence.
Breaking into office
On Dec. 11, unknown person(s) attempted to gain entry to the rear of Dr. Eduardo Pavon’s office by breaking the door pane of glass. No evidence of entry was found. The damage was reported by an employee. The investigating officer is Scott Brown.
On Dec. 11, a report was made stating that unknown person(s) spray painted the letters “CHR” on the side of Stroud’s Barber Shop during the night.
Endangering small child
Michael Anderson, 33, of 98 Wharton Rd., was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle under the influence on a suspended license, endangering the welfare of a minor, DUI (aggravated circumstances, third offense) and driving with an open container. Aderson was stopped for disregarding a stop sign. The officer learned that the operator was suspended for a DUI. He also stated that he was under the influence of Lortabs. He had his six-year-old son in the vehicle and an open container.