Staff Report in collaboration with Lyon County Sheriff Brent White
MAY 31: While assisting the Kentucky State Police at a checkpoint on the Trace into Land Between the Lakes, a Lyon County Sheriff's Deputy reportedly came into contact with Tanner M. Smith, 20, of Paducah. The deputy allegedly detected the odor of marijuana coming from Smith and observed behavior he believed indicated Smith was a marijuana user. The report states all passengers in the vehicle reported smoking prior to meeting the checkpoint. Smith was also reportedly found in possession of loritab pills and marijuana. Smith was arrested and charged with one count each of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol- first offense, possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified)- first offense, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful transaction with a minor- second degree, and license to be in possession.
JUNE 10: A warrant out of Livingston County was executed on Marcus Ronald Kennedy, 37, of Eddyville. The warrant lists one underlying charge of first-degree robbery stemming from an event on May 15 in which he allegedly took a shotgun from a victim, pointed it at the victim, and then struck him with it, before leaving the scene with the victim's shotgun.
JUNE 11: The Sheriff's Office arrested Coltan N. Bonham, 21, of Brookport, IL, on a warrant out of Lyon Circuit Court. Charges listed on the warrant are one count each of receiving stolen property under $10,000, violation of a foreign EPO/DVO, and unlawful transaction with a minor- third degree. According to the report, Bonham was transported from Massac, IL to exit 27 on Interstate 24, where he was received by the Lyon County Sheriff's Office on a waiver of extradition.
JUNE 11: A criminal complaint summons out of Lyon District Court was served on Jamie Ramsey Stovall, 42, of Eddyville. The summons lists one count against Stovall of theft by deception- cold checks under $500.
JUNE 12: The Sheriff's Office arrested Kyle Mathew Dodd, 31, of Princeton. According to the report, Dodd was arrested for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon on June 4. On June 11, it was reported to the Sheriff's Office that the same firearm was stolen from a shop on KY 93 N. The victim allegedly allowed Dodd to use his truck, and Dodd used his keys to gain access to the shop and steal the firearm. Dodd was charged with one count of first-degree burglary.
JUNE 13: A warrant out of Knox County was served on Breanna Patterson, 26, of Pineville, for Contempt of Court. Underlying charges on the warrant were not listed on the arrest citation.
JUNE 14: The Lyon County Sheriff's Office received a report of three suspicious $100 bills; one each at Huddle House in Kuttawa, McDonald's in Eddyville, and Wendy's in Kuttawa. The bills were sent to the U.S. Secret Service for assessment. The Sheriff's Office asks all local merchants use extreme diligence in scrutinizing $100 bills.
JUNE 14: Three warrants out of McCracken County were served on Kathryn E. Sharp, 20, of Paducah. Sharp was arrested and charged with two counts of failure to appear and one count of probation violation for misdemeanor offense. Underlying charges listed on the warrants are theft by unlawful taking- shoplifting under $500, no registration plates, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, and failure to appear.
JUNE 17: The Lyon County Sheriff's Department responded to a report of an accident on US 641. According to the report, Jeffrey L. Gray-McIntosh, 32, of Princeton, was driving south on US 641 when he claimed to have fallen asleep. His vehicle struck a mailbox before leaving the roadway and sliding for approximately 75 feet and coming to rest in a cornfield. Upon investigation, deputies discovered his license was suspended for traffic charges, he had no proof of insurance, and he was not wearing a seatbelt. Gray-McIntosh was uninjured, but was arrested and charged with one count each of failure to wear a seatbelt, failure to produce an insurance card, and operating on a suspended license.