November 3, 2017

A traffic-stop for an equipment violation turned into a DUI & drug trafficking arrest Thursday night.



Just before 7:30 p.m., Deputy Ethan Pike observed a 1989 Honda car pull onto U.S. 127 from West KY 76 with no tail-lights. Deputy Pike pulled the vehicle over moments later at the intersection of Damron Creek Road. The car was being operated by Ryan Sheen, 35, of Liberty.

The roadside investigation resulted in Sheen being arrested for DUI 3rd Offense, Driving on DUI Suspended License, Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Meth), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon.

A passenger, 39 year old Rabecca Hobbs of Elkhorn, was arrested and charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Both were processed and lodged in the Russell County Detention Center.


Russell Springs Mother & BoyRiend arrested for Criminal Abuse of Two Children


A joint investigation by the Russell County Attorney’s Office, Cabinet for Health & Family Services Child Protection Division and the Russell County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of a Russell Springs mother and her boyfriend for Criminal Abuse of two children.

The investigation began Monday, October 30th, when suspected abuse of a child was reported to the local social services office. That phase of the investigation by SSW Ashley Watts resulted in three children being removed from the residence and placed in safe environments that same evening.

On Friday morning, Jessica Caseman, 26, and Scott Crabb, 39, were arrested at 347 Lakeway Hills, Russell Springs, on warrants obtained by Det. Joey Hoover charging both with two counts of Criminal Abuse 2nd Degree.

Caseman and Crabb were lodged in the Russell County Detention Center by Deputy Ethan Pike and Officer Nathan Bradshaw of the Russell Springs Police Department.