Marshall County Sheriff’s OfficeOn May 14 Detective Captain Matt Hilbrecht opened an investigation regarding stolen jewelry. The victim reported three rings had been taken, one of which was her engagement ring. The victim advised there had been no forced entry to the home, but the jewelry was missing from a box located in her bedroom. As a result of the investigation, a suspect was developed. Jason D. Stanley, who works for a local pest control business had recently been in the victim’s house for a routine bug treatment. After further investigation and an interview with Stanley, he was charged with Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disp All Others $500 or More but Under $10,000.

On May 27 deputies were called to an abandoned house on Oak Level Road. A black Jeep Patriot had been observed backed up to the rear of the home. A neighbor observed the vehicle leave the area and gave a direction of travel along with the registration number. A deputy located and identified the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. Other units responded to the site of the abandoned home to assist with the investigation. As a result of the investigation Ronald D. Douglas was arrested and charged with Burglary, Second Degree; Criminal Mischief, Third Degree; and Possession of Burglary Tools.

On May 26 deputies responded to Gilbertsville to serve a parole warrant on Terry J. Blades. Deputies were allowed into the residence to search for Blades. As deputies were calling out for Blades to come out, Blades ran out of the house. Other deputies were outside and met Blades as he was fleeing the area. Blades was caught but resisted arrest until he was secured with handcuffs. At the same time, a female was observed running away from the area, that had been in a building on the back lawn of the same residence. Deputies gave chase and caught the female we identified as Joy D. Adrian, who was also wanted on a warrant. Blades was served his parole warrant and additionally charged with Fleeing or Evading, Second Degree, On Foot and Resisting Arrest. Joy Adrian was served a warrant for a probation violation and additionally charged with Fleeing or Evading, Second Degree, on Foot.

On May 25 deputies checked on a suspicious vehicle in the Hardee’s parking lot area. The vehicle had been left parked partially on the lot and a grassy area. Upon checking the vehicles registration it was learned the vehicle was stolen out of Owensboro. There was no operator that could be found in or around the vehicle so the vehicle was towed and secured for Owensboro Police Department. Later in the evening, deputies were called to Shop-O-Rama in regards to a stolen SUV. The vehicle information was taken for a report and given out to the surrounding area. Around 7 p.m. the victim of the SUV theft observed their vehicle and called 911. A park ranger was able to make first contact with the vehicle until deputies arrived. As a result of these investigations Nicholas C. Littlefield, of Owensboro,was arrested and charged with two counts of Receiving Stolen Property Under $10,000.

On May 20, Detective Captain Hilbrecht was contacted by child protective services in regards to an assault case. The complaint was that a staff member at a local juvenile center had assaulted a resident, under the age of 12. The incident was reported to have happened on May 19. Through a joint investigation with child protective services, the juvenile center, and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, Hunter B. Suiter was arrested and charged with Criminal Abuse, Second Degree-Child Under 12.

Benton Police DepartmentOn May 29 Officers Keegan Cole and Tyler Coursey were dispatched to a fight at H.H. Lovett Park where the enduro motorcycle races were being held. Michael S. Watson, of Benton, was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct, First Degree. Thomas H. Smith, of Paducah, was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct, Second Degree. Both were taken to Marshall County Detention Center.

On June 5 around 2:40 a.m., Officer Trent Weaver responded to Fivestar gas station on Mayfield Highway at the intersection of U.S. Highway 641 on an unconscious male in a vehicle. On his arrival observed Brahm J. Riley, of Mayfield, in the driver seat with the vehicle running. A window of the vehicle was broken to gain entry. EMS administered narcan and was able to revive Riley. Numerous items of drug paraphernalia were found in the vehicle. A baggie containing fentanyl was also located. Due to the necessary medical treatment, Riley was cited to court charging him with Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Controlled Substance, First Degree, First Offense (Opiates), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On June 6 around 4:10 a.m., Officer Trent Weaver responded to Fivestar on Mayfield Highway for another complaint of an unconscious person in a vehicle. On arrival Weaver located Charles M. Breedlove, of Princeton, in a vehicle with two children that were asleep. After an investigation, Breedlove was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Third Degree-Drug Unspecified (Valium), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was taken to Marshall County Detention Center.