At about 7:21 a.m. Thursday, Sheriff Brent White and Deputy Sam Adams responded to a trespassing complaint off Bill Thompson Road. They found a Hyundai car parked in the road near Spring Creek Bridge and a man and woman in a creek on private property without permission of the property owner.

Both the subjects were alleged to possess suspected methamphetamine. The sheriff charged Kevin L. Hamby, 53, of Salem with third-degree criminal trespassing and first-degree possession of a controlled substance-first offense, methamphetamine.

Adams charged Christy M. Peek, 45, of Salem with third-degree criminal trespassing, first-degree possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, improper parking on the traveled portion of a roadway, and failure to produce an insurance card. At the time of this incident, Peek was out of custody and on bond conditions on a Livingston County Circuit Court indictment in which she is charged in that county with first-degree possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine. Peek was jailed in the Crittenden County Detention Center.

Also on Thursday about around 7:43 p.m., Deputy Sheriff Keith Suits assisted Eddyville Police Department Officer Shannon Oliver with two subjects near Ky. 93 South and Ky. 1055. Oliver arrested Michael Bartee Jr. on warrants and other charges relating to this contact. Bartee’s companion, Michael J. Burns, 34, of Eddyville was alleged to be under the influence of alcohol; however, he was allowed to be transported home with the stipulation he remained out of public because of his alleged level of intoxication.

About 9 p.m., Burns was observed walking and allegedly staggering in the road on Ky. 1055. Burns was subsequently alleged to be intoxicated in public and was charged by Suits with alcohol intoxication in a public place. At the time of this incident, Burns was out of custody and on bond in a 2020 incident in Eddyville where he is charged on an indictment with public intoxication, second-degree criminal trespass, second-degree disorderly conduct, first-degree possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, and menacing. Burns was out of custody and on bond on a March 27 incident whereby he was charged with alcohol intoxication, possession of marijuana, and

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About 8:55 a.m. May 11, Deputy Sheriff Sam Adams responded to Huck’s Travel Center on a report of a non-injury collision. A 2011 GMC Sierra driven by Brad Allen, 55, of Kuttawa was backing out of a parking space when he collided with a 2012 GMC Terrain driven by Tonya Oliver, 47, of Kuttawa. There were no injuries reported.

Also on May 11 at 10:15 p.m., Deputy Sheriff Joe Witherspoon responded to a single-vehicle injury crash on Eddy Creek Road approximately eight miles southeast of Eddyville. A 2015 Hyundai Sonata driven by Devin E. Kilgore, 18, of Princeton and also occupied by a 13-year-old hit a deer in the road. The driver was injured and transported by Lyon County Emergency Medical Service to Caldwell County Medical Center for a non-life threatening injury.