Franklin Police were called to investigate a burglary at residence in the 600 block of Brevard Street in early November.

The police report said a 19-inch television, a Blue Ray player and a carton of cigarettes all with a total value of $190 were stolen.

The report said an air conditioner was removed from a window and was located on the property.

The burglary happened between noon and 11 p.m. on Nov. 4.

Officer Frank Travis filed the report.


The Simpson County Sheriff's Office arrested a Franklin man following a pursuit of a motorcycle he was operating on Monday, Nov. 4.

Alfonso Ray Huckaby, 53, was charged with fleeing or evading police -- motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license and no or expired registration plates.

Deputy sheriff Josh Blackburn made the arrest on Luther Herald Road at about 9:40 p.m.

The arrest citation said an attempt was made to stop the motorcycle operated by Huckaby on Pleasant Hill Road; however, he allegedly refused to stop.

According to the citation, Huckaby traveled into Tennessee and came back into Kentucky eventually wrecking the motorcycle and then taken into custody.

Huckaby was also served two arrest warrants.


A Nashville, Tennessee woman was injured in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. 31-W South in Franklin on Sunday, Nov. 3.

Franklin-Simpson Ambulance Service transported Arline A. Eckhart, 85, to The Medial Center at Franklin following the collision that happened at about 6:40 p.m.

The Franklin Police collision report said Ms. Eckhart was the driver of a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt involved in the collision with a 2007 Toyota Camry driven by Ngae Reh, 20, of Bowling Green.

The report said Eckhart pulling onto the highway from a bingo business and Reh was traveling north on U.S. 31-W when the collision occurred.

Both drivers were their vehicle's only occupants.

Officer Jenna Salza investigated.


Kentucky State Police Post Three in Bowling Green investigated 97 traffic collisions during October in the post area that includes Simpson County.

Also during October, Post Three troopers and detectives issued 1,306 citations, which included 342 for speeding and 55 for seat belt violations. There were 37 DUI arrests, 1,151 complaints investigated, 49 criminal cases opened and 252 criminal arrests.

Post Three also serves Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Hart, Logan and Warren Counties.

Kentucky State Police will have periodic traffic safety check points throughout the eight counties of the Post Three area in the upcoming months.

Motorists approaching one of these check points should be prepared to produce their operator's license, valid proof of insurance, and the registration receipt for the vehicle they are driving.

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