LOCAL NEWS

Dec. 5 Weekend accidents & arrests

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On Saturday December 3 at approximately 5:00 pm ,
the Adair County Sheriff's Office was dispatched 12
miles west on highway 80 to a single vehicle accident
with injuries.  A 1999 Suzuki driven by 50 year old
Tommy Murphy of Columbia left the roadway, traveled
over an embankment coming to rest against a tree. 
Mr Murphy was transported to TJ Glasgow and later airlifted
to University of Louisville Hospital. 
A female passenger,
Delilah Foley also of Columbia was entrapped and was
removed by the Breeding Fire Department.  Miss Foley
was airlifted to University Of Louisville Hospital with
serious injuries. Deputy Josh Durbin is the investigating
officer with charges pending. Alcohol\ drugs believe to
be a factor.

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An investigation by Sheriff Clete McAninch &
Deputies resulted in the arrest of a Casey County man
late Sunday night 12-4-2016 for Trafficking in
Methamphetamine. 
Ryan Dale Roy, 35, of Liberty, was
arrested just after 10:00 p.m. 3 ½ miles east of Russell
Springs on KY 80. Following an alert to Roy’s Nissan truck
of the presence of the odor of narcotics by Deputy Evan
Burton’s K-9 Matt, just over one ounce of “crystal meth”
was discovered. 
Roy was taken to the Russell County Detention
Center 
where he was processed and charged with Trafficking in 
a Controlled Substance, 2 or more grams of Meth, 2nd offense.
Roy was previously convicted in 2012 in Russell Circuit Court for
Trafficking in Meth. The current charge 
is a Class “B” Felony and
is punishable by 10 to 20 years
in prison under Kentucky law.

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Columbia, Ky. (December 5, 2016) – Tpr. Scott Curry is
investigating a collision that occurred on Sunday, December
4th at 1:44 PM EDT, 3 miles west of Springfield on US 150.
63-year-old Gregg Anderson, of Bardstown, was operating a
westbound 2000 Lincoln on Ky 150 when he ran off the
roadway and struck a guardrail head-on.  Anderson was
belted and was transported by EMS to Springview hospital
where he was treated for his injuries. Trooper Curry was
assisted at the scene by Washington county Fire, EMS and
Rescue.

 

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Dec. 5 Methamphetamine investigation

An investigation by Sheriff Clete McAninch & Deputies
resulted in the arrest of a Casey County man late
Sunday night for Trafficking in Methamphetamine.

Ryan Dale Roy, 35, of Liberty, was arrested just after
10:00 p.m. 3 ½ miles east of Russell Springs on KY 80.
Following an alert to Roy’s Nissan truck of the presence
of the odor of narcotics by Deputy Evan Burton’s K-9 Matt,
just over one ounce of “crystal meth” was discovered.

Roy was taken to the Russell County Detention Center
where he was processed and charged with Trafficking in
a Controlled Substance, 2 or more grams of Meth, 2nd
offense.

Roy was previously convicted in 2012 in Russell Circuit
Court for Trafficking in Meth. The current charge is a
Class “B” Felony and is punishable by 10 to 20 years in
prison under Kentucky law.

 

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Dec. 4 Injury accident

Columbia, Ky. (December 5, 2016) – Tpr. Scott
Curry is investigating a collision that occurred on
Sunday, December 4th at 1:44 PM EDT, 3 miles
west of Springfield on US 150. 63-year-old Gregg
Anderson, of Bardstown, was operating a
westbound 2000 Lincoln on Ky 150 when he ran
off the roadway and struck a guardrail head-on.  
Anderson was belted and was transported by EMS
to Springview hospital where he was treated for
his injuries. Trooper Curry was assisted at the scene
by Washington county Fire, EMS and Rescue.
 
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Dec. 3 Taylor Co. man arrested on drug related charges

Taylor county man arrested on drug charges after
CPD responds to a suspicious person complaint.

  On 12-01-16 at 4:33 pm Officers  Charles Greer
and Jamie Cole received a complaint of a suspicious
male on Carrie Bolin Drive. Upon their arrival they
searched the area he was last seen and located 27
year old Joseph Murrell of Campbellsville hiding
behind a building. Further investigation revealed
he had an outstanding warrant of arrest from Adair
County District Court. Murrell was also found to be
in possession of Methamphetamine , Suboxone ,
and a Syringe .   Murrell was lodges in the Adair
County Regional Jail on charges of Possession of
Controlled Substance 1st degree  Methamphetamine ,
Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd Degree ,
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and a Failure to
Appear (Bench Warrant )  . Ofc Charles Greer is
continuing the investigation.

 

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Dec. 3 Injury accident

On Saturday December 3 at approximately 5:00 pm ,
the Adair County Sheriff's Office was dispatched 12
miles west on highway 80 to a single vehicle accident
with injuries.  A 1999 Suzuki driven by 50 year old
Tommy Murphy of Columbia left the roadway, traveled
over an embankment coming to rest against a tree. 
Mr Murphy was transported to TJ Glasgow and later
airlifted to University of Louisville Hospital.

A female passenger, Delilah Foley also of Columbia
was entrapped and was removed by the Breeding Fire
Department.  Miss Foley was airlifted to University Of
Louisville Hospital with serious injuries. Deputy Josh
Durbin is the investigating officer with charges pending. 
Alcohol\ drugs believe to be a factor.

 

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