A Franklin woman has been charged with assault in connection with an incident in which she allegedly struck another woman with a vehicle.

Haley Jean Gregory, 23, is also charged with leaving the scene of an accident - failure to render aid or assistance.

According to the arrest warrant obtained by Franklin Police Detective Zachary Duke, Gregory allegedly struck the other woman twice with a vehicle while she was walking on West Street on May 22.

The warrant states that the woman allegedly stuck by the vehicle, identified by police as Shauna Likens, 28, of Portland, Tennessee, landed about ten feet from the collision site after being struck the second time.

Franklin-Simpson Ambulance Service transported her to the Medical Center at Franklin for treatment of what the warrant describes as unknown potentially serious injuries.

Simpson County Deputy Sheriff Quintin Wright arrested Hayley on May 30.

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An Odessa, New York man and woman face drug charges in Simpson County.

Russell William Crainey, III, and Brianna West, 29, are each charged with trafficking in a controlled substance - methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance - methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia - buy or possession.

West is also charged with possession of marijuana and illegal possession of legend drug.

Franklin Police Officer Tyler Anderson made the arrests at approximately 1:20 a.m. on Saturday, June 1 after responding to a possible verbal dispute at Pilot with Wendy's restaurant on Highway 100 East.

According to the arrest citations, items allegedly found inside the vehicle that Crainey and West occupied included a methamphetamine pipe, methamphetamine residue inside a glass dish and methamphetamine inside of baggies.

The citations said items allegedly found in property belonging to Ms. West included methamphetamine, baggies of marijuana, drug pipes and pills.

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A Franklin man was arrested on a methamphetamine possession charge on Saturday, June 1.

James Robert Fleming, 36, was charged with possession of a controlled substance - methamphetamine along with buy or possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to wear seat belts.

Simpson County Deputy Sheriff Al Nezirevic arrested Fleming just after two o'clock following a traffic stop on West Madison Street at Sharon Drive.

According to the arrest citation, a plastic straw with suspected methamphetamine on it was allegedly found in Fleming's possession.

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The Simpson County Sheriff's Office arrested a Danville, Indiana man following a recent vehicle pursuit on May 30.

Christopher Lee St. Clair, 33, was charged with disregarding a stop sign, failure to or improper signal, fleeing or evading police in a motor vehicle, wanton endangerment, reckless driving and operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license.

He was also arrested on a charge of fugitive from another state in connection with a felony warrant issued in Morgan County, Indiana.

The arrest citation said deputy sheriff Al Nezirevic attempted to stop a vehicle driven by St. Clair at the intersection of Grandview Drive and North Street at which time he allegedly failed to stop and fled at a high rate of speed.

The pursuit continued on Highway 1008, U.S. 31-W North and Broadway Avenue before St. Clair stopped and was taken into custody at about 11:30 p.m.

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Kentucky State Police Post Three in Bowling Green investigated 83 traffic collisions during May in the post area that includes Simpson County.

Also during May, Post Three troopers and detectives issued 2,065 citations, which included 353 for speeding and 193 for seat belt violations. There were 28 DUI arrests, 1,242 complaints investigated, 45 criminal cases opened and 229 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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