Staff Report in collaboration with Lyon County Sheriff Brent White
JULY 27: Authorities were called to a report of a theft from an unoccupied vehicle at Venture River Water Park in Eddyville. The victim claimed a credit card stolen from the vehicle had already been used at the Food Giant in Eddyville, and investigation revealed the suspects also attempted to use the card at the Dollar General.
A review of surveillance footage showed two unknown males trying to use the card at the Food Giant and Dollar Store.
Evidence was collected on the scene, and the investigation is ongoing.
JULY 29: A bench warrant out of Hopkins County District Court was served on Justin W. Adams, 25, of Kuttawa for failure to appear. Underlying charges listed on the warrant are one count each of speeding 25 MPH or over, operating on a suspended or revoked license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, and careless driving.
AUGUST 7: A bench warrant out of Livingston Circuit Court for probation violations was served on Kimberly Humphrey, 44, of Grand Rivers. The warrant lists one underlying charge of trafficking in a controlled substance.
AUGUST 7: According to the report, Candy J. Jones, 37, of Eddyville, came to the Sheriff's Office to report a possible theft. Jones was advised by deputies that the case was civil and she needed to have her attorney petition the court. Jones allegedly became upset and screamed at the deputies, as well as through the halls of the courthouse, and also slammed a door. Jones was arrested and charged with one count of disorderly conduct- second degree.
AUGUST 7: Police arrested William Thomas Kirby, 38, of Dawson Springs, on one count of driving on a DUI suspended license. According to the report, when police discovered Kirby driving, it was discovered his interlock device and work permit expired in May. He moved and did not notify the Department of Transportation of his address, thus he was unaware of his status.
AUGUST 7: During a probation and parole search of a home in Kuttawa, authorities reportedly discovered Katherine Lynn Williams, 48, of Kuttawa, hiding in a back bedroom alone. A bag consistent with methamphetamine was found during the search, as well as a meth pipe. Williams was charged with one count of first-degree possession of a controlled substance- second offense (methamphetamine) and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.
AUGUST 8: A bench warrant out of Crittenden District Court was served on Jackie L. Davis, 43, of Paducah, for failure to pay fines and costs and failure to appear. The warrant lists two underlying charges of fraudulent use of a credit card under $500.
AUGUST 9: The Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a report of a robbery at the Dollar General on KY 293. The perpetrator reached over the counter during a sale, while the register was open, grabbed money from the register and ran.
Witnesses said the robber was a white male around 6-foot tall with a thin/medium build, and a beard. He was wearing a blue shirt, khaki shorts, flip flops, and a tan or gray ball cap. Evidence was collected at the scene, but no suspect has been identified. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office was assisted on-scene by the Eddyville Police Department and Kentucky State Police.
AUGUST 9: The Sheriff's Office was called to the scene of a hit and run at Wendy's in Kuttawa. A manager told authorities a women had told him his car had been struck by another vehicle, which left the scene. The woman had managed to get a photo of the offending vehicle's license plate. Investigation revealed the vehicle belonged to an employee who had just left work.
As a result of the investigation, police charged John Ali Menefee, 35, of Princeton, with leaving the scene of an accident- failure to render aid or assistance.
AUGUST 10: The Sheriff's Office was dispatched to Wendy's in Kuttawa in reference to a plastic bag found in the bathroom and turned into the manager. Upon arrival, the manager turned over a platsic bag of suspected methamphetamine. A review of security footage was conducted, but revealed no definite timeline or suspects. The contraband was bagged and placed into evidence.