Simpson County Sheriff's deputies, Franklin Police officers along with the Simpson County Jail K-9 unit assisted a South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force detective with the arrest on Thursday, Jan. 22 of four individuals involved in alleged drug activity in Simpson County.
Arrested were Dakota L. Vanderpool, 23, of Burkesville, charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance - methamphetamine; Timmie J. Latham, 32, of Bowling Green, was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance - methamphetamine, trafficking in a controlled substance — anabolic steroid, possession of drug paraphernalia and a Failure To Appear warrant from Warren County; April Nicole Markwell, 36, of Bowling Green, was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance - methamphetamine, trafficking in a controlled substance - anabolic steroid and possession of drug paraphernailia; And, James H Scott, 28, of Franklin, was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance - methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, a failure to appear warrant from Simpson County and a parole violation warrant.
All four were lodged in the Simpson County Jail.
A Portland, Tennessee teenager was injured when the car she was driving left Witt Road and over turned Sunday, Jan. 25.
Kellie D. Graves, 17, was taken by Franklin-Simpson Ambulance Service to The Medical Center at Franklin after the accident that happened at about 10 a.m.
Simpson County Deputy Sheriff Matt Freeman's report said Ms. Graves was north bound four miles south of Franklin when the 2005 Nissan Sentra went off the right side of the roadway, then traveled across the road and went into a ditch along the left side of the highway. The report said the car then rolled over in a field coming to rest on its wheels.
A passenger of the vehicle was not listed as being injured.
A Franklin man was injured when the vehicle he was driving left Rapids Road and went into a ditch Saturday, Jan. 24.
William West, 53, was taken by Franklin-Simpson Ambulance Service to The Medical Center at Franklin after the accident that happened just before 10 a.m.
Simpson County Deputy Sheriff Joey Johnson's report said West was south bound and traveling down hill after going over a hill when the 2004 Jeep Wrangler left the ice covered road five miles north of Franklin. The report said after entering the ditch the vehicle struck a water culvert and came to rest.
A passenger of the vehicle was not injured.
The Simpson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a burglary and theft at a residence in the 100 block of Broadie Cassetty Road on Friday, Jan. 23.
Deputy sheriff Buddy McKinney's report said a gold ring and assorted cosmetic jewelry with a total value of $4,000 were stolen sometime 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
The report said forced entry was gained through a door of the residence
Franklin Police arrested two Tennessee men in connection with the alleged theft of a television from Walmart.
Danny P. Vowell, 24, of Joelton, and Freddy Landaverde, 19, of Madison, were both charged with theft by unlawful taking. Vowell was also charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license.
Both men were arrested Tuesday, Jan. 20. Vowell was arrested by officer Chady Moody. Landaverde was arrested by officer Richard Vaughn.
The television was allegedly stolen on Monday, Jan. 19.
Franklin Police are investigating a burglary at T-Mart on South Main Street.
Officer Richard Vaughn's report said the burglary happened on Wednesday, Jan. 14 between 1:30 a.m. - 1:50 a.m.
A large amount of quarters was taken from the business.
The report said two men in a white Ford van, possibly a late 1990's model, were observed using some type of pry bars to pry open the front doors of the building.
Vaughn's report said the two men were wearing full head masks, navy blue zip up hoodies, gloves, blue jeans and tennis shoes.
A Franklin woman was injured in a two-vehicle rear end collision at the intersection of North Main Street and Kentucky Street on Tuesday, Jan. 13.
Krystal D. King, 28, was taken by Franklin-Simpson Ambulance Service to The Medical Center at Franklin after the collision that occurred just after 5 p.m.
Franklin Police Officer Justin Casada's report said Ms. King was the driver of a 2006 Dodge Durango involved in the collision with a 1995 Buick Regal driven by Christopher R. Little, 41, of Russellville.
Both drivers were the only occupants of their vehicles.
A Nashville woman was cited by the Simpson County Sheriff's Office for promoting contraband and possession of a controlled substance — methamphetamine on Sunday, Jan. 18.
Megan Doncian Thornton, 27, was cited by deputy sheriff T.J. Burnett.
The citation said Ms. Thornton was at the Simpson County Detention Center when a purse allegedly containing two bags with a white powdery substance was found by jail staff.
A Bowling Green man was injured when the vehicle he was driving left U.S. 31-W North and flipped over twice in Simpson County on Saturday, Jan. 17.
Mohamed Aitsimh, 44, was taken by Franklin-Simpson Ambulance Service to The Medical Center at Bowling Green after the accident that happened at about 10:40 p.m.
Simpson County Deputy Sheriff T. J. Burnett's report said Aitsimh was traveling north bound just north of Reasonover Drive when he lost control of the 1994 Honda Accord he was driving. The report said the car came to rest in a ditch facing south bound.
Aitsimh was the vehicle's only occupant.
The Simpson County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of a license plate from a vehicle at a residence in the 6,400 block of Morgantown Road.
Deputy sheriff Joey Johnson's report said an Indiana license plate was stolen from a 2000 Toyota Tundra on Friday, Jan. 16 between 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The theft of a license plate is a felony offense in Kentucky.