On Sunday about 12:50 a.m., Deputy Sheriffs Seth P’Pool and Keith Suits were called to the Super 8 Motel in Eddyville in response to a domestic dispute complaint. There they met with a woman who appeared to have been assaulted. The investigation revealed Raphael L. Hastie, 48, of Evansville, Indiana was allegedly intoxicated when he physically assaulted the woman at the motel. In addition, while the victim was attempting to call 911 for help, the offender allegedly broke her cellular phone.
While sheriff’s deputies were investigating this incident, Hastie allegedly threatened them multiple times. Hastie told deputies he had a history of killing and desired to kill them also. Hastie was charged with fourth-degree assault (domestic violence), third-degree terroristic threatening, interfering with communications, and menacing.
This is the second time in the past two months, this offender has been arrested for the same alleged offense at an area motel. Hastie entered a guilty plea to fourth-degree assault on Saturday following an incident in Kuttawa.
About 10:34 a.m. Sunday, P’Pool was dispatched to Moon Bay Drive in Kuttawa in response to a reported burglary. The investigation revealed a storage building there had been entered and numerous hand tools and power tools were taken.
If anyone has information regarding this burglary and theft,(he/she) is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 270-388-2311.
Also about 9 p.m. Sunday, Deputy Sheriff Joe Witherspoon was dispatched to a two-vehicle, injury collision in Kuttawa at the intersection of Lakeshore Drive and U.S. 62 West.
The investigation revealed a 2008 Suzuki SUV driven by Scott Clayton, 62, of Kuttawa was turning from Lakeshore Drive onto U.S.62 West when he pulled into the path of a 1999 Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by Stacie Enochs, 28, of Kuttawa. The collision caused the Clayton vehicle to overturn on its side. A passenger in the Enoch’s vehicle, Alex Enochs, 30, of Kuttawa, was transported by Lyon County Emergency Medical Service, to Lourdes hospital in Paducah for injuries he sustained in the wreck
On Friday about 1:02 p.m., Sheriff Brent White charged Phoenix C. Dunn, 23 of Smyrna, Tennessee on a Lyon Circuit Court indictment warrant with resisting arrest, second-degree fleeing/evading police (on foot), third-degree criminal mischief and receiving stolen property-under $10,000. Dunn was extradited from Robertson County, Tennessee.
Also on Friday about 11:05 p.m. while on patrol, Suits made a traffic stop on Ky. 810 South. Jacob R. Cartwright, 19, of Kuttawa, was operating a 2012 Nissan Altima allegedly under the influence of alcohol and drugs. He was given field sobriety tests and found to possess suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Suits charged him with driving under the influence, first offense, possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia possession, and operating a vehicle with an expired operator’s License.
At 8:30 a.m. last Wednesday, Deputy Sheriff Sam Adams charged Roy N. Gross of Winchester on a Clark County warrant alleging failure to appear in court.
Also last Wednesday about 10 a.m., Deputy Sam Adams charged William M. Higgins, 40, of Benton with violation of a Kentucky emergency protective order/domestic violence order. The charges stem from an investigation, which started Feb. 6.
On Feb,13, at 1:54 a.m., Suits arrested Desarae N. Stone, 35, of Kuttawa and charged her with public intoxication-controlled substance and second-degree disorderly conduct. Suits had been dispatched to Days Inn Drive in Kuttawa at 1:36 a.m. on a complaint involving an intoxicated woman. She was allegedly barefoot outside in 18 degree weather before coming inside, and allegedly running around the retail establishment and being disorderly. After Suits arrived, she was allegedly cursing and very intoxicated. After she was detained, she allegedly claimed she had been in an altercation with her boyfriend.
Eddyville Police Officer Shannon Oliver arrived and assisted Suits by locating the other party to the altercation. While officers were investigating the matter, Stone “attempted to flee from … Suits while handcuffed and had to be physically captured and further restrained in order to keep her from assaulting” a man at the scene. She was jailed in Crittenden County Detention Center.
At 2:50 p.m. Feb. 12, Lyon County Deputy Sheriff Keith Suits charged Clayton Kerr, 34, on a Lyon Circuit Court Indictment warrant with first-degree promoting contraband and being a second-degree persistent felony offender. Kerr remains in Western Kentucky Correctional Complex.
At 3:16 p.m. Feb. 12, Suits charged Charles Everett, 28, on a Lyon Circuit Court Indictment with first-degree promoting contraband and being a first-degree persistent felony offender. Everett remains in Western Kentucky Correctional Complex.
At about 11:18 a.m., Feb. 15, P’Pool was dispatched to a single vehicle roll-over injury wreck approximately two miles north of Eddyville on U.S. 641.
The investigation revealed a 2003 Chevrolet Impala driven by Charity A. Anderson, 37, of Marion and occupied by a youth, Paris Anderson, 15, also of Marion, left the roadway while driving north on the snow and ice. The vehicle traveled down a steep embankment and overturned. Both the vehicle’s occupants were transported to the Crittenden County Hospital by Lyon County Emergency Medical Service.