LOCAL NEWS

August 20, 2017

OVER THE WEEKEND BURGLARY IN ADAIR COUNTY

Sheriff Harrison Moss reports that on the morning of August 19, 2017 at approximately 5:15am, Deputy Josh Durbin was dispatched to 10233 Russell Springs Road for a burglary in progress. Once on scene, 37 year old Jeremy Thomas of Russell Springs was taken into custody. After a short investigation it was determined that Thomas had several stolen items in his possession that were stolen from a business located on Russell Road in Adair County along with a substantial amount of methamphetamine. . Thomas was arrested on charges of Theft by unlawful taking over $500 but under $10,000, Trafficking in Methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia buy/possess. Thomas was arrested by Deputy Josh Durbin and lodged in the Adair County Jail on a $25,000 cash bond. Deputy Durbin was assisted on scene by officers from Russell Springs Police Department and Russell County Sheriff's Office and Adair County Deputy Aaron Rainwater.

TAYLOR CONTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RECOVER STOLEN PROPERTY

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office received a request from the Barren County sheriff’s Office to attempt to locate a stolen 2014 Honda Rancher ATV. During an investigation the Taylor Sheriff’s Office located evidence linking Brandon Hicks of Campbellsville to the missing ATV. On Sunday Deputies Dickie Benningfield and Mark Dickens located the ATV at a residence on South Columbia Ave. in Campbellsville. Hicks was located hiding in the bushes behind the residence. He was arrested and charged with receiving stolen property over $500.00. Senior Deputy Rodney Cox is leading the investigation. The Campbellsville Police Department assisted in the recovering the ATV. Hicks was lodged in the Taylor Co. Detention Center.

SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT OVER THE WEEKEND SENDS ONE TO HOSPITAL

Robert Hernandez age 30 of Hatcher Road of Campbellsville driving a 2005 Ford Escape was traveling West on Hatcher road. Hernandez stated he momentarily took his eyes off the roadway, the next thing he could remember is waking up with people all around his vehicle when his 2005 Ford Escape ran off the right side of the roadway, traveled a short distance and made contact with a large tree. Hernandez was injured in the accident and treated at the scene by Taylor county EMS and transported to Taylor Regional Hospital for several broken ribs and a laceration to his head.