Law Enforcement Reports
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Law enforcement reports are compiled from the files of the Cadiz Police Department and Trigg County Sheriff’s Office by the staff of The Cadiz Record

Probation violation

Deputy Kenneth Butts arrested Keith A. Bingham, 22 of Cerulean Road, Cadiz on the strength of a Circuit Court Warrant alleging a probation violation.

The warrant claims that Bingham was seen in Trigg County without permission from his probation officer as stipulation in his order of probation.

On March 11, Probation Officer Kristen Dickerson received a report from Sheriff Randy Clark that he had seen Bingham in the county on at least two occasions.

Judge C.A. “Woody” Woodall ordered Bingham arrested and held without bond on March 17.

Warrants served

Curtis Lamont McGee, 39, of 5079 New Hope Road, Cadiz was arrested on July 8 for two warrants served by Sheriff Randy Clark.

The warrants stem from a May 6 arrest for Alcohol Intoxication and Menacing with a $203 bond and a March 27, 2007 arrest for Wanton Endangerment in the Second Degree with a $128 bond. The fine for the first offenses totaled $173, while the fine for the second was $98.

Improper registration

Sheriff Randy Clark arrested Brent Elsworth Swan, 26, of 312 Fairview Ave, Greenville on the strength of a Trigg County District Court warrant for Failure to Appear for charges related to a May 13 stop for Failure to Register the Transfer of a Motor Vehicle and Failure of a Non-Owner to Maintain Insurance.

Failure to appear

Cadiz Police said that Eric Nunnery, 32, of Lincoln Street, Cadiz surrendered on July 8 after being served with a warrant for Failure to Appear in Court.

Police say that Nunnery was wanted for an alleged failure to pay child support.

Warrant served

Michael T. Latham, 45, of 219 Everlasting Springs, Cadiz was arrested on July 9 by Deputy Kenneth Butts for an alleged violation of a Emergency Protective or Domestic Violence order on July 7. No other details were available on the case.

Meth operation

Deputy Matt Riddle stopped Garry Mitchell, 33 of 129th Place, Roseland Florida on July 10. Riddle alleged that during the stop, he found foil and acids used in methamphetamine manufacture. During the investigation, Riddle and arresting officer Chad Grace of the Cadiz Police learned that Mitchell was lodged at the Knight’s Inn in Cadiz. The officers said that they obtained consent to search the room, locating paraphernalia, manufacturing equipment and methamphetamine in the room.

Police also arrested Paula McMillen, 42, of Upham Street, Arvada, Colorado and Robert Tyler, 39, of College Street, Sparks, Georgia for being an occupant in Mitchell’s room. The three were charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Possession of Paraphernalia and Possession of Methamphetamine.

Tyler faces fugitive warrants from the States of Texas and Georgia. Riddle’s report said that he stopped Tyler’s car based on a complaint from Christian County at Highway 68 and I-24. Joiner’s Towing towed the suspect’s vehicle.


Deputy Kenneth Butts arrested Charles E. Kennedy, 43, of 501 Tyler Road on the strength of two Trigg County District Courts.

District Judge Jill Clark issued the warrants bases on a complaint that the suspect assaulted his girlfriend, striking the alleged victim about the head with his hands and feet and head butted her.

After the alleged assault, the warrant claims that the suspect fled the scene on foot, and called Trigg County Dispatch at least twice, refused to advise of his location and called his ex-wife demanding that she tell investigating officers to “get the f--- off his property.”

Suspended license

Officer J.R. Burnett arrested Kristy Nichols, 26 of Princeton, on July 11 for Operating on a Suspended License and Failure to Maintain Insurance.

Burnett said that he stopped the suspect for allegedly weaving and found that she had a suspended license and no insurance.

Alcohol intoxication

Todd Carpenter, 40, of Owensboro faces charges of Alcohol Intoxication after a July 12 incident.

Officer J.R. Burnett’s report claims that he received a report of a disturbance at Max Fuel Express. Upon investigation, Burnett allegedly found Carpenter annoying the clerks in an intoxicated state.

Accident leads to DUI arrest

Deputy Matt Riddle arrested 32-year-old Michael P. Gardner of 136 Hardy Road Cadiz on July 12. Riddle said that he responded to an injury accident and found an overturned vehicle abandoned by the driver.

Riddle said that Gardner returned to the scene and admitted to consuming “three or four beers” prior to the accident. Riddle alleged that the subject smelled of beer, possessed bloodshot eyes and could not complete a field sobriety test. Riddle said that Gardner had a .126 blood alcohol content, and charged him with DUI- First Offense, Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Failure to Carry an Operator’s License.

Menacing, harassment and retaliation

Officer Chad Grace of the Cadiz Police Department arrested William T. Brown, 19 of Wharton Road, Cadiz for Menacing, Harassing Communications and Retaliating Against a Participant in a Court Procedure on July 13.

Grace’s report alleged that Brown made harassing phone calls of a threatening nature to a witness in a court case.
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