Calloway County Crime
On 4/25/2023, at approximately 3:15pm deputies conducted a traffic stop on Roosevelt Road near Lane Street. It was found that the driver had active warrants, no insurance, an expired license and in possession of methamphetamine. He was arrested on the below listed charges and lodged at the Calloway County Detention Center. Gregory A. Billington, 37 Murray, KY Careless Driving Failure to Produce Insurance Card Operating Vehicle w/Expired Operators License Poss of Contr Sub 1st Deg, 1st Off (Meth) Poss of Drug Paraphernalia Probation Violation (Warrant for Felony Offense)
Bench Warrant for Fail to Appear (Underlying charges stemmed for an incident on 2/24/2023 where subject was arrested by CCSO for Assault 4th Degree (Dom Viol) and Criminal Mischief 2nd Deg)
Graves County Crime
On 4/27/2023Colt Haley, age 36 of Mayfield, was arrested by the Mayfield Police Department pursuant to a traffic stop. Haley was charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence of Alcohol .08 1st Offense. He was lodged in an out of county jail.
On 4/28/2023, Julia Veres, age 34 of Mayfield, was arrested by the Mayfield Police Department on two warrants out of Graves county. Veres was charged with Failure to Appear for the underlying charges of No Registration Plates, and two counts of Operating on a Suspended or Revoked Operator's License. Veres was transported to the Graves County Restricted Custody Center.
On 4/28/2023, Officers with the Mayfield Police Department located and arrested a wanted female on Friday. Paulina Santos Perez Pastor, age 25 of Mayfield, was located, and placed under arrest for an active bench warrant from 2019. The warrant out of Graves County was in reference to a Failure to Appear on Theft of Identity charges. Pastor was transported to the Graves County RC Center for transport to another facility for housing.
On 4/29/2023, Nikala Mize, age 30 of Mayfield, was arrested by the Mayfield Police Department after Officers were called about a person causing a disturbance. Mize was charged with Harassment Physical Contact (No injury), Disorderly Conduct 2nd Degree, Resisting Arrest, and Assault 3rd Degree (Police Officer). Mize was transported and lodged in McCracken County Jail.
On 4/29/2023, Jerri Turner, age 40 of Mayfield, was arrested by the Mayfield Police Department pursuant to a traffic stop. Turner was charged with Careless Driving, Failure to Maintain Insurance or Securities 1st Offense, and Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 3rd or Greater Offense (Methamphetamine). She was lodged in the Fulton county jail.
Jamie Adams, age 27 of Mayfield, was arrested by the Mayfield Police Department following a traffic stop. Adams was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense (Methamphetamine). He was lodged in the Fulton county jail.
On 4/29/2023, Andrew Kiprop, age 35 of Mayfield, was arrested by the Mayfield Police Department pursuant to a traffic stop. After initially failing to do so, Kiprop eventually stopped his vehicle. He was taken to the Graves County Restricted Custody Center on the charges of Driving on DUI Suspended License 1st Offense, Fleeing or Evading Police 1st Degree Motor Vehicle, Possession of Open Alcoholic Beverage Container Motor Vehicle Prohibited, Possession of Marijuana, Operating Motor Vehicle Under The Influence of Alcohol/Substance 1st Offense.
On 4/29/2023, at approximately 10:00 PM, telecommunicators at KSP Post 1 received numerous 911 of a motorcycle traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Interstate 69 near the 25-mile marker. Deputies were close to the area, as they had just cleared a call on US 45 North near Dorothy Lane.
Deputies were able to locate the motorcycle near the 30-mile marker of Interstate 69, still traveling northbound in the southbound lanes. The motorcycle driver failed to yield to the deputies and continued northbound on the Interstate in the southbound lanes at a high rate of speed. Once entering Marshall County, the operator made a U turn in the middle of the southbound lanes of the Interstate and began to flee from deputies, now traveling the correct direction in the correct lanes. The pursuit of the motorcycle continued southbound on the Interstate to about the 30-mile marker where the motorcycle ran out of fuel. The operator of the motorcycle was arrested at that time. He was identified as 49-year-old Donald R. Simmons, Jr. of Tiptonville, Tennessee.
Simmons was taken to the Graves County Restricted Custody Center and was later transferred to an out of county jail facility. He was charged with eight counts of Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree, Fleeing/Evading Police 1st Degree (Motor Vehicle), DUI 1st Offense with an Aggravating Circumstance, Speeding 26 or More Over the Posted Limit and serval other traffic offenses.
Deputy Davant Ramage arrested Simmons. He was assisted by Deputy Garret Clark, Deputy Ben Doran, Chief Deputy Jeremy Prince, the Marshall County Sheriff's Office and the Kentucky State Police.
The Sheriff's Office would like to thank those individuals who called 911 to report Simmons' driving. Those calls, and quick actions by dispatchers and deputies brought this incident to a safe conclusion with no one being injured.
On 04/30/2023, Mayfield Police Department Officers served an arrest warrant on Brandon Phillips, age 37 of Arlington, KY. Phillips was placed under arrest, and charged with Failure To Appear, for the underlying charges of No Registration Plates, Operating On Suspended or Revoked Operator's License, and Failure of Owner to Maintain Required Insurance/ Securities, 1st Offense. Phillips was transported to the Graves County Restricted Custody Center, and turned over to the Graves County Jail, for transport to Marshall County.
On 04/30/2023, Mayfield Police Department Officers made contact with Aaron Warren, age 39, who was homeless in Mayfield, in reference to an investigation of a reported assault. Warren was found to be in violation of the Kentucky Sexual Offender Registry, and was placed under arrest. Warren was charged with Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration, 2nd Offense. Warren was transported to the Graves County Restricted Custody Center, and turned over to the Graves County Jail, for transport to McCracken County.
On 05/01/2023, Mayfield Police Department Officers responded to Paris Road on a report of a reckless driver. Officers were able to locate and stop the vehicle. Officers made contact with the operator, Frank Campanur, age 22 of Eddyville, KY. Campanur was placed under arrest, and charged with Operating Motor Vehicle Under Influence of Alcohol .08- 1st Offense, Failure to Produce Insurance Card, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Open Alcohol Beverage Container in Motor Vehicle Prohibited, and Wanton Endangerment- 2nd Degree. Campanur was transported to the Graves County Restricted Custody Center, and turned over to the Graves County Jail, for transport to McCracken County.
On 5/3/2023, On Wednesday May 3rd, a Mayfield Police Department Officer conducted a Drug Court home visit with a member of the courts. Briana Jones, age 36 of Mayfield, was found to be under the influence of alcohol, which is a violation of her parole. A warrant was obtained, and Jones was placed under arrest. She was transported to the Graves County Restricted Custody Center, then lodged in the Marshall County Jail. Jones was charged with Probation Violation.
On 5/3/2023, 25-year-old Kijana Shallamar Roberts arrived at the Graves County Restricted Custody Center to turn himself in on an active arrest warrant. A Mayfield Police Officer served the Graves County warrant for Bail Jumping 2nd Degree. Roberts was lodged in the Marshall County Jail.
On 5/3/2023, an Officer with the Mayfield Police Department responded to the Graves County Probation & Parole Office to serve an active Graves County arrest warrant. 39-year-old John Watts was placed under arrest without incident. Watts was transported to the Graves County Restricted Custody Center, then lodged in the Fulton County Jail, charged with Burglary 3rd Degree and Criminal Mischief 1st Degree.
On 5/03/2023, Crystal Methamphetamine Trafficking Investigation. An undercover drug investigation late Wednesday afternoon led to a dangerous situation for deputies trying to take the suspect into custody.
Graves Sheriff's detectives had identified a Graves County man as a someone that was selling large quantities of crystal Methamphetamine in the area. The man identified had a lengthy felony criminal history in both state and US Federal Courts. An undercover Methamphetamine purchase was planned in a rural remote area of Shelton Road, located about 4 miles west of Mayfield.
At approximately 7:16PM the suspect arrived in the area to sell one pound of crystal Methamphetamine. Deputy Ben Doran, Chief Deputy Jeremy Prince, and Sheriff Jon Hayden in three separate police vehicles attempted to block the suspects vehicle in an attempt to block the suspects get away and diminish the chances of a vehicle pursuit.
The suspect sped up almost striking the three officers and then managed by leaving the roadway get around the roadblock. The suspect fled in his vehicle driving at excessively high rates of speed on many back roads including Shelton, Rogers Loop, King Road, Carrico Sullivan Road, and then onto Ky Hwy 80 West towards the Fancy Farm area.
The suspect was travelling at such excessive speeds, deputies lost sight several times of the suspect. From Fancy Farm, the suspected fled on Ky Hwy 339 to Ky Hwy 1748, through the St. Denis community and onto Ky Hwy 307 in the Beulah community. A KSP Trooper met the suspect on Ky Hwy 1748 and was able to provide locations of the suspect sporadically due to the suspects excessive speeds losing sight of the suspect vehicle.
Both the Hickman and Carlisle County Sheriff's arrived in these areas and joined in the search and the on and off pursuit of this suspect. Officers discontinued the pursuit at times due the excessive speeds the suspect was travelling.
Eventually in Carlisle County, near the Arlington community, Hickman County Sheriff Ben Natividad found the vehicle attempting to exit County Road 1129 onto Ky Hwy 80. The sheriff was able to block the roadway and took the suspect into custody along with the Carlisle County Sheriff and deputies, Graves deputies and troopers. The suspects vehicles engine also blew at this time.
The suspect 37 year old Justin Kyle McClain of Mayfield was taken into custody and transported back to the Graves County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Jon Hayden went back where the pursuit had began and located over one pound of crystal Methamphetamine in a road ditch on Shelton Road that the suspect had thrown from his vehicle immediately after the vehicle pursuit began.
Arrested: McClain, Justin Kyle age 37 of Mayfield, Ky
Charges: Trafficking in crystal Methamphetamine 2nd or Subsequent Offense
Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree of a Police Officer 3 Counts.
Fleeing or Evading 1st Degree
Speeding in excess of 100MPH
Tampering with Physical Evidence --and other charges in Graves County. The Kentucky State Police have filed charges against this suspect in both Hickman and Carlisle Counties related to the pursuit in those counties. McClain has federal Methamphetamine trafficking convictions in federal court in 2018 after being charged with Meth trafficking by the DEA and is currently on supervised release by federal probation and parole. He also has felony trafficking Meth convictions in Graves County Circuit Court in 2013. The Methamphetamine weighed approximately one pound. 456 grams to a pound. Methamphetamine typically is sold on the street to those that are addicted to the drug for $100 per gram. McClain was transported and lodged at an out of county jail facility. This investigation is continuing.
Livingston County Crime
On 4/21/2023, Livingston County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested Arron Cole (34yoa) of Salem, KY. Deputies were called by Child Protective Services to assist with a home visit to assess the safety of some children. Mr. Cole was present and resides at the residence. Deputies found approximately 1.3lbs of processed marijuana and three firearms in the residence.Mr. Cole was charged with one count Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon, one count Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and one count of Possession of Marijuana over 8 ounces.Mr. Cole was lodged in the McCracken County Jail. Deputy Bobby Beeler and Jeremy Kolba are the investigating officers.
On 4/21/2023, Livingston County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested Cody Collins (38yoa) of Smithland, KY. The arrest is the result of a two month investigation by Deputy Bobby Beeler that ultimately revealed that Collins had been sexually involved with the victim, a sixteen year old female, since September, 2022.Mr. Collins was charged with four counts of Rape 3rd Degree and Four Counts of Unlawful Transaction with a Miner 1st Degree.Mr. Collins was lodged in the McCracken County Jail and is now out on a five thousand dollar cash bond.
On 4/27/2023, Livingston County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested Tabitha Arkuski (30yoa) of Tiline, KY. The arrest is the result of an investigation by Deputy Zac Dunigan. Miss Arkuski was located by Deputy Dunning after responding to a welfare check to check her well-being. She as located in a vehicle on Thomason Loop near Smithland. Miss Arkuski was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and marijuana. She was one count of Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree, One count of Possession of Marijuana and one Count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Miss Arkuski is currently free on bond.
On 4/27/2023, Livingston County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested David Harris (36yoa) of Smithland, KY. Mr. Harris was arrested during a traffic stop on Haddux Ferry Road. During the stop, Mr. Harris was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Mr. Harris was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and several traffic related charges. Deputy Zac Dunigan is the case officer.
Marshall County Crime
04/26/2023, Loretta Sims, age 44 of Benton KY, was arrested after Deputies received a call that Sims was screaming and threatening neighbors. When Deputies arrived, Sims fled into the woods. Sims was captured a short time later and charged with Disorderly Conduct 2nd degree, fleeing and evading police 2nd degree, public intoxication (Controlled substance). Sims also had warrants for her arrest. Sims was served a bench warrant for failure to appear. Sims also had an indictment warrant issued out of Marshall Circuit court that was served on her for the charges of Possession of a controlled substance 2nd offense (methamphetamine), possession of a controlled substance 1st degree 1st offense, promoting contraband, tampering with physical evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of controlled substance 3rd degree, illegal possession of a legend drug, disorderly conduct, and public intoxication. Kyron Cain, age 37 of Benton Ky, was arrested and served a warrant for failure to pay. Courtney Windsor, age 25 of Melber KY, was arrested on a bench warrant issued out of Graves Circuit Court for charges of contempt of court/violation of bond.
On 05/01/2023, Gage Mcleod, age 20 of Benton KY, was arrested on a bench warrant issued out of Marshall Circuit Court for failure to appear for court.
Jaime Ledezma-Cavazos, age 41 of Alton TX, was arrested and charged with speeding over 26 mph over the limit and operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.
Sara Conner, age 42 of Hardin KY, was arrested on a bench warrant issued out of Marshall District Court for failure to appear in court.
Bill Bowman, age 51 of Mayfield KY, was served an indictment warrant issued out of Grave Circuit court for violation of a KY EPO/DVO.
Shawn Scott, age 30 of Benton KY, was arrested on a warrant issued out of Marshall Circuit Court for Probation violation.
Kassandra Gillmore, age 31 of Benton KY, was arrested on an indictment warrant issued out of Marshall Circuit Court for flagrant non support.
Kristy Davis, age 44 of Gilbertsville KY, was charged with operating on a suspended or revoked license, failure to produce insurance card, no registration receipt, rear license plate not illuminated.
Michael Cadoret, age 34 of Clearwater FL, was charged with operating motor vehicle with no operator's license, speeding 15 over limit, improper registration plate, failure to notify DOT of address change, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia.
David Cline, age 54 of Benton KY, was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle on suspended or revoked license, operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol (aggravating circumstances). Isaac Mann, age 19 of Columbus KY, was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of substances, improper lane usage.
On 05/02/2023 Trevor Green, age 26 of Wingo KY, was arrested and served a bench warrant issued out of Graves County Circuit Court for failure to appear in court.
Bethany G Dunigan, age 43 of Benton KY, was arrested and charged with Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, and possession of an open alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle.
On 05/03/2023, Melanie Hook, age 39 of Smithland KY, was arrested on a bench warrant issued out of Marshall Circuit Court for the charge of Probation Violation.
Christopher Brannam, age 36 of Calvert City KY was arrested and served a bench warrant issued out of Marshall Circuit Court for the charge of failure to appear in court. Mr. Brannan was also charged with tampering with physical evidence (Brannam attempted to dispose of suspected methamphetamine evidence) and possession of marijuana.
Melanie Hook, age 39 of Smithland KY, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, driving on a dui suspended license, no insurance.
MCracken County Crime
On 5/2/2023, at approximately 1:16 P.M. deputies were dispatched to the Brookport Bridge for a two-vehicle collision with injuries.
Through investigation, it was discovered that Fatima Hollis, 48 years old of Carbondale Illinois, was operating her 2019 Hyundai southbound on the Brookport Bridge entering Kentucky from Illinois. Her vehicle was struck from the rear by a 2019 Nissan being operated by Carl Poole, 60 years old of Tampa, Florida.
Carl Poole was determined to be under the influence. He was also found to be in possession of Methamphetamine, Marijuana, and items of drug paraphernalia.
Fatima Hollis was transported by Mercy Regional EMS to a local hospital for non-incapacitating injuries.
The Brookport Bridge was shut down for approximately 50 minutes.
The McCracken County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Massac County Sheriff's Office, Mercy Regional EMS, Concord Fire, and Prestige Towing.
- Carl Poole, 60 years old of Tampa Florida.
- Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of substance 1st Offense (aggravating circumstances).
- Wanton endangerment 1st degree.
- Possession of a controlled substance 1st degree (Methamphetamine).
- Possession of Marijuana.
- Possession of drug paraphernalia.
On 5/3/2023, A Paducah, Kentucky resident was arrested on Wednesday May 3, 2023, for several counts of Cruelty to Animals 2nd Degree. One charge stems from an investigation that was conducted in August 2022 and several more are a result of deputies with the McCracken County Sheriff's Office locating the individual on May 3, 2023. On August 26, 2022, the MCSO's animal cruelty investigator responded to a residence on Olivet Church Road. The owner of the residence stated that Anthony "Mark" West had been evicted from the residence but left behind four dogs and one cat. The residence was covered in urine, feces, roaches, and fleas. The residence also did not have ventilation or air conditioning during the month of August. It was determined that the animals that were left behind did not have access to food or water. Pursuant to this investigation, an arrest warrant was issued for Mark West for Cruelty to Animals 2nd Degree. Deputies searched for West but were unable to locate him.
During the evening of May 2, 2023, deputies with the MCSO were dispatched to a mobile home park on Clark's River Road. A concerned neighbor had requested that deputies check on a neighbor that had not been seen in recent days. While conducting the welfare check, deputies could smell a very foul odor emanating from the residence. Deputies observed several dogs inside that appeared to be in poor living conditions with feces covering the floor. Deputies eventually discovered a deceased Chihuahua on the floor, being eaten by other Chihuahuas. No one was located inside the residence, but ten living Chihuahuas and the one deceased Chihuahua were located. The dogs did not have food and their water contained roaches.
On May 3, 2023, deputies continued to follow up on the incident at the Clark's River Road residence. They discovered that Mark West was supposed to be caring for the animals. During the investigation they were able to locate West at another location and arrested him pursuant to the prior arrest warrant issued in August 2022. West was charged with an additional eleven counts of Cruelty to Animals 2nd Degree. McCracken County Animal Control recovered the Chihuahuas from the Clark's River Road residence. Animal Control assisted throughout both investigations. West was lodged in the McCracken County Jail.
On 5/4/20323, At approximately 0940 hours on 05/04/2023, a head-on collision on the Brookport Bridge caused a roadway closure and sent two people to the hospital. A minivan operated by Kennedy Shelbourne of Paducah, KY, was traveling southbound on the Brookport Bridge. A passenger car operated by Zachary Tomkinson, with Shannon Tomkinson as a passenger, both of Brookport, IL, was traveling northbound on the Brookport Bridge. Miss Shelbourne's vehicle crossed the center line and, due to the narrow width of the bridge, Mr. Tomkinson had nowhere to go to avoid a collision. The driver's side front of the minivan struck the driver's side front of the passenger car, completely disabling and entangling the driver's side front quarter panels of both vehicles and shoving Unit 2 into the guardrail of the bridge. The airbags deployed in both vehicles. After being extricated from their car, both Mr. and Mrs. Tomkinson were transported to an area hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the collision. The roadway was shut down for approximately 1 hour during the investigation and clearance of this collision. The bridge was inspected by representatives of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet prior to reopening the roadway. McCracken County Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by Paducah Fire Department, Paducah Police Department, Massac County Sheriff's Office, Concord Fire Department, and Mercy Ambulance.