The Trigg County Sheriff’s Department arrested Ronnie Dale Turner, 37, of 264 Tyler Rd., on Aug. 20. Deputy Kenneth Butts executed bench warrants for Harassment (no physical contact) and Stalking in the Second degree. The affidavit said that a complaint was made against Turner alleging that he called the affiant “on the telephone numerous times for no legitimate purpose” from Aug. 1 to Aug. 15. In another complaint, the same affiant accused Turner of stalking her by “repeatedly annoying and harassing her in person and by telephone and implicitly threatening to harm her.”
On Aug. 23, Trigg County Deputy Kenneth Butts executed two bench warrants, arresting Barry L. Bussell, 37, of 234 Mimi St. The warrants were from Muhlenberg and Christian counties and were both for failure to appear in court. The Muhlenberg County warrant was related to a Sept. 26, 2005 charge of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The Christian County warrant was related to charges dating back to Aug. 1, 2007. The charges were Receiving Stolen Property Over $300, Convicted felon in Possession of a Handgun, Driving a Motor Vehicle While Suspended for DUI, Giving Officer a False Name or Address and Driving with No/Expired Registration Plates.
Warrants for 2005 charges
Jason Donald Jackman, 26, of Laport, Ind., was arrested by Trigg County Deputy Kenneth Butts on Aug. 23. Butts served him with Trigg County bench warrants for Failure to Appear in Court and Nonpayment of Fines. The nonpayment warrant was related to charges for Operating on a Suspended or Revoked License and Failure of Owner to Maintain Required Insurance on Aug. 16, 2005. The other warrant was related to a Nov. 1, 2005 charge of Criminal Trespassing in the Second Degree.
Canadian arrested for pot
The Cadiz Police Department arrested Randall Knight, 41, of Edmonton, Canada on U.S. Highway 68/80 at the Interstate 24 ramp on Aug. 20. According to the report, Officer Rick Martin stopped Knight for “not being illuminated.” The report stated that the subject was very nervous and “had his directions turned around.” After Martin asked for consent to search the vehicle, Knight gave it and Martin found marijuana in a pill bottle along with a pipe used to smoke marijuana. Knight was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
DUI, suspended license charge
Cadiz Police charged William Maselli, 29, of Quarry Road in Cerulean, with Driving Under the Influence in the First Degree and Operating a Vehicle on a Suspended License on Aug. 22. According to the police report, Officer Chad grace saw Maselli stopped in the roadway on Wallace Avenue. After stopping him and asking for his license, Grace saw that it was suspended. The subject then failed a sobriety test, the report said.
Disorderly conduct charge
Cadiz Police Officer Chad Grace arrested Ronald Weeks, 18, of Old Canton Pike, on Aug. 22. According to the report, Grace was called to Cunningham Avenue because of a fight, and Weeks was “loud and yelling at officer upon his arrival.” The report said that Grace told Weeks to stop twice, but he continued and was then arrested. He was charged with disorderly conduct.
No seatbelt or insurance and DUI charge
Cadiz Police Officer Chad Grace arrested David Jones, 47, on Aug. 23. According to the report, Jones was “very nervous” after Grace stopped him for not wearing a seatbelt. Grace asked him to step out of the car, Jones failed three sobriety tests, the report said.
Cadiz Police Officer Chad Grace arrested Marcus Mayes, 20, of Cerulean Road. According to the report, Grace stopped Mayes at the intersection of Jefferson Road and Cerulean Road for not wearing a seatbelt. After running Mayes’ operator’s license, he found that it had been suspended. Mayes was charged with driving without a seatbelt and operating with no/suspended license.
Cadiz Police School Resource Officer David Colbert detained two juvenile suspect students of Trigg County High School, ages 15 and 16 after an altercation.
The release said that the two suspects were involved in a physical altercation. During the fight, teachers and staff members were assaulted by the students, knocking one official to the ground. Police charged both students with two counts of Third Degree Assault on School Officials and disorderly conduct before releasing them to the custody of a parent or guardian.
Disorderly conduct and intoxication
Officer Scott Brown of the CPD said that he received a complaint of a disorderly subject trying to gain entry into his mother’s house. Upon investigation, brown found 38-year-old Jeffrey Jones of Cardinal Drive, Cadiz banging on the side door of the home, allegedly yelling profanities. Brown said that Jones appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and was allegedly unsteady on his feet. Police charged the suspect with Disorderly Conduct and Alcohol Intoxication, lodging him in the Christian County Jail.
Forty-two-year-old Robin Alexander, of Woods Avenue, Cadiz faces charges of a first offense DUI. Officer Chad Grace said that he stopped Alexander at the Ideal Market parking lot for allegedly not wearing a seatbelt. During the stop, Grace noted what he believed to be the odor of alcoholic beverages within the vehicle. Woods allegedly failed three field sobriety tests, and a blood sample was taken for further analysis. After arrest, Alexander was lodged at the Christian County Jail.
Leaving the scene
Officer Brown arrested Jeryl Smallridge, 26, of Rockcastle Road, Cadiz for allegedly leaving the scene of an accident and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. Brown said that Smallridge left the scene of an accident with another vehicle at a high rate of speed after the victim obtained tag information. Brown allegedly found Smallridge at his residence.
Jason M. Wright, 22, of 1596 Pineywood Road faces charges of Assault, Fourth Degree-Domestic Violence after an August 28 arrest. Deputy Jimmy Godair of the Trigg County Sheriff’s Office said that he received a complaint from the suspect’s wife that she had been assaulted. Godair said that during the investigation, the alleged victim claimed that she had been hit in the stomach and choked. Godair alleged that the woman had visible marks on her throat. Three children were present at the residence at the time of the incident. Wright was lodged in the Christian County Jail.
Threats, endangerment and resisting arrest
Deputy Godair arrested Shawn C. Savage, 22, of 7590 Rockcastle Road on August 28 for charges of Wanton Endangerment, First Degree, Resisting Arrest, and Terroristic Threatening, Third Degree. Godair said that he received a report that Savage pointed a shotgun at his girlfriend and son. The woman said that Savage indeed threatened them with a weapon while he denied the claim. Godair said that while attempting to bring Savage into custody, the suspect did not comply with instructions and threatened to “kick Deputy Godair’s (expletive).” At that time, Godair said that Savage resisted arrest and had to be brought to the ground to be brought under control.
William T. Mayers, Jr., 21, of Cunningham Avenue, Cadiz was charged by police with Speeding, Possession of Marijuana, DUI and Expired Tags after an August 28 arrest. Officer Grace said that he stopped the suspect for speeding and an expired tag. During the stop, he said that the suspect appeared nervous. Upon obtaining consent to search the vehicle, Grace allegedly found a small bag of marijuana. The suspect allegedly admitted to smoking cannabis earlier in the evening and failed three field sobriety tests. Upon arrest, blood and urine samples were collected for analysis.
Officer J.R. Burnett arrested Allison Hunter, 21, of Humphries Road, Cadiz on August 29, after receiving a complaint about a disturbance at Trigg County Hospital. Burnett said that he found Hunter allegedly intoxicated and causing a disturbance at the hospital. She was lodged at the Christian County Jail after arrest.
Kenzel Brewer, 56, of 8616 Cerulean Road, Cadiz, faces his second charge of DUI and a count of Operating with a Suspended License after arrest on August 30. Deputy Godair said that he responded to a non-injury accident at the Cerulean Market and found that Brewer had been operating one of the vehicles involved in the collision. Upon investigation, Godair found Brewer had been driving with a suspended license, and allegedly smelled of alcoholic beverages. After failing a field sobriety test, Godair reported the suspect registered a .064 blood alcohol content on a Breathalyzer test.
In the above incident, Godair arrested Ronald Wayne Bell, 53, of 8547 Cerulean Road, Cadiz for alleged Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place. While investigating the accident, Godair said that he spotted Bell sitting on a bench outside the Cerulean Market. A passenger in one of the involved vehicles, Godair said that he noted the smell of alcohol on the suspect. After arrest, Bell was lodged in the Christian County Jail.
Deputy Kenneth Butts said that he received a report of a possible drunk driver on Old Hopkinsville Road. Upon investigation, Butts followed a vehicle driven by Joseph B. Cravey, 58, of 298 Grigsty Lane. Butts alleged to have witnessed the suspect swerving in the road. Upon halting the vehicle, Cravey allegedly failed three field sobriety tests. Cravey was arrested and charged with First Offense DUI and Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended License.