On Sunday at 7:24 a.m., Lyon Deputy Sheriff Seth P’Pool responded to a single vehicle wreck in the 4900 block of U.S. 62 East. P’Pool located a 1998 Chevrolet pickup truck in a residential yard area. The investigation revealed an unknown driver left the roadway before jumping an embankment and striking a tree causing the vehicle to overturn at least once. The driver fled the scene before P’Pool arrived. The vehicle was impounded and P’Pool has since identified the driver and charges are pending.
Also at 8:20 a.m. Sunday, Sheriff Brent White responded to a trespassing complaint from the owner of property on Iuka Ferry Road, north of Kuttawa. White located a 2004 Chevrolet Z-71 pickup truck which was disabled in a crop field. It was apparent the vehicle had been 4-wheeling off-road when it broke down. The driver and occupants fled the scene before the sheriff arrived. The vehicle was impounded, and charges are pending against the driver.
At 10:12 a.m. Saturday, Deputy Sam Adams located a fugitive on Dogwood Avenue in Eddyville. He arrested Mattelyn R. Walton-Campbell, 22, of Eddyville and charged her on an indictment warrant from Lyon Circuit Court, on three counts of first-degree criminal abuse of a child under 12, and three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.
Also at 1:45 p.m. Saturday, Adams responded to an emergency protective order/domestic violence order violation complaint off Ky. 295, Kuttawa. Adams’ investigation determined a violation had occurred; however, the offender was not in Lyon County. The offender has not been located as of the time of this report. Charges will be pending against the offender charging violation of a DVO and a possibly bond violation.
Friday, at 4:37 p.m. Deputy Sheriff Joe Witherspoon arrested Taylor R. Glass, 31, of New Circle Road in Kuttawa and charged him on a Lyon Circuit Court warrant alleging failure to appear in court. His original charges involve multiple counts of identity theft, fraudulent use of a credit card, possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. He was jailed in Crittenden County.
At 5:40 p.m. Friday, Deputy Keith Suits responded to Days Inn Drive in Kuttawa regarding a person who was acting suspiciously and attempting to drive away from the scene. Suits and Lyon County Emergency Medical Service responded, and their investigation determined the subject was having a medical event. He was transported by EMS to an area hospital.
Also Friday at 11:29 p.m., Suits responded to a single vehicle wreck on U.S. 641 North, approximately 1.8 miles north of Eddyville. The investigation revealed Jeremy Belt, 46, of Salem was operating a 2008 Ford Ranger maintenance vehicle, owned by the Kentucky Department of Corrections, when he collided with a deer. There were no injuries reported, except for a minor complaint of pain from the deployment of an airbag.
At 8:55 p.m. Friday, Suits assisted Eddyville Police Officer Shannon Oliver with a traffic stop on Commerce Street in Eddyville. Oliver arrested an occupant of the vehicle on drug charges. Suits charged Gary T. McConnell, 23, of Princeton with two criminal summonses from Caldwell District Court and two counts of theft by deception under $500.
On Thursday at 3:02 p.m., Witherspoon assisted Eddyville Police Chief Jaime Green on a traffic stop in Eddyville. Following this stop, Witherspoon arrested Kenny L. Hayes, 40, of Fulton and charged him on a Fulton District Court warrant alleging failure to appear.
On February 1, Deputy Sam Adams presented several offender cases to the Lyon County Grand Jury regarding a Sheriff’s Department investigation into multiple burglaries and thefts in the Lamasco area. Also other deputies presented cases to the grand jury following action in District Court. The results of the grand jury’s review should be available in the next 30 days.
On January 30, sheriff’s officers executed a search warrant on Travis Road, north of Kuttawa regarding an on-going investigation from 2020. Charges will be pending against several people, who will be identified in the weeks to come. Adams is leading the investigation. He was assisted by multiple members of the sheriff’s office and Eddyville Police Department.