UPDATED 7/15/2024

On 07/15/2024, Connie Ham (60) of Paducah KY, was arrested when the vehicle that she was operating was stopped on US 62 in Marshall County. K-9 indicated a presence of the odor of narcotics in the vehicle. A search revealed methamphetamine and a glass smoking device. Ham was charged with possession of a controlled substance 1st degree (methamphetamine) 2nd offense and possession of drug paraphernalia.

07/14/2024, Nicholas Jarvis (41) of Madisonville KY, was arrested for being a fugitive from justice due to having an outstanding warrant for failure to appear. Jarvis was also arrested on an indictment warrant for receiving stolen property $10,000 or more issued out of Marshall Circuit court.

On 07/12/2024, William Hayden (33) of Benton KY, was arrested on when deputies were called to a residence due to an altercation. Victim stated that Hayden had put his hand around their throat and cut of their airway. Hayden had also thrown an object at the victim striking the victim in the head. Hayden admitted to the above allegations and was lodged in the Marshall County Jail on the charges of strangulation 1st degree and assault 4th degree.

On 07/14/2024 deputies were assisting Calvert Police Department on a traffic stop of a golf cart that was observed being driven on a sidewalk in Calvert City. Levi Brown (18) of Calvert City KY, was arrested for alcohol intoxication in a public place. Another passenger of the golf cart, Ethan Wathen (18) of Calvert City, was also arrested for alcohol intoxication in a public place. The driver of the golf cart was arrested by Calvert Police department.

On 07/11/2024, Kyle Graham (38) of Benton KY, was arrested for alcohol intoxication in a public place when deputies responded to Johnston Subdivision due to a disagreement with neighbors.

On 07/10/2024, Cedric Pounds (43) of Owensboro KY, was arrested on a bench warrant issued out of Daviess Circuit court for the charge of failure to appear.

On 07/13/2024, Kyle Nelson (44) of Benton KY, was arrested when the motorcycle he was operating was stopped on US 641 N in Marshall County. It was discovered that Nelson had a suspended license and no motorcycle license. Nelson was also charged with no insurance and other traffic offenses.

07/12/2024 The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle collision on US 68 West near Darnall Road at around 2:08 p.m. on July 12, 2024. Gedget Quigley, 50, of West Paducah, was driving a silver Nissan Pathfinder eastbound, and Mikael Smith, 73, of Benton, was driving a westbound orange Cadillac Fleetwood. Witnesses reported that Quigley’s vehicle drifted into the westbound lane for unknown reasons, resulting in a head-on collision with Smith’s vehicle. Smith was pronounced dead at the scene, while Quigley was flown to an out-of-state hospital with incapacitating injuries. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Possum Trot-Sharpe Fire Department, Marshall County Rescue Squad, and Marshall County Coroner’s Office. The incident remains under investigation.

07/09/2024, Kellie Young (44) of Paducah KY, was arrested on a bench warrant issued out of McCracken district court for the charge of failure to appear.

On 07/09/2024, Dylan Clark (24) of Paducah KY, was arrested on 2 criminal complaint warrants issued out of Marshall District Court both for the charge of violation of conditions of release.

On 07/09/2024, Eric Pummer (36) of Benton KY, was arrested on a criminal complaint warrant issued out of Marshall Circuit Court for the charge fraudulent use of a credit card after report of lost or stolen over $10,000.

On 07/10/2024, Ethan Schriner (29) of Calvert City, was arrested on a criminal complaint warrant issued out of Carlisle district court for the charge of violation of a KY EPO/DVO


On 07/07/2024, Nancy Reeves (62) of Benton KY, was arrested when deputies located her in a local hotel in possession of illegal substances. Reeves was charged with possession of a controlled substance 1st degree (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, possession of controlled substance 3rd degree and prescription controlled substances not in proper container.

On 07/07/2024, Angel White (47) of Benton KY, was arrested when the vehicle he was operating was stopped on US 62 in Marshall County. White was found to be under the influence and possession of illegal controlled substances. White was charged with no taillights, operating a motor vehicle under the influence 1st offense, possession of a controlled substance 3rd degree, possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana.

On 07/07/2024, Brooklyn Bledsoe (18) of Benton KY, was arrested on a criminal complaint warrant issued out of Marshall District Court for the charge of assault 4th degree.

On 07/07/2024, Sharon McLean (29) of Gilbertsville KY, was arrested on a bench warrant issued out of Marshall District Court for the charge of failure to appear.

On 07/07/2024, deputies were called to a local hotel to assist medical units with a female who had locked herself in a bathroom and was alleged to be under the influence of alcohol. Female finally exited the restroom and was transported to the Marshall Co Emergency room. Once at the hospital, deputies were requested again due to Vickie Hess (56) of Jefferson OH, assaulting staff and causing a disturbance. Deputies tried to calm Hess down but was unsuccessful. Hess was arrested and restrained. Hess was able to get out of the restraints and was again restrained. Once cleared medically Hess was taken to the Marshall County Jail. Hess was charged with assault 3rd degree (EMS), alcohol intoxication in a public place, disorderly conduct 2nd degree, menacing and escape 3rd degree.

On 07/06/2024, Leonard Miller III (55) of Benton KY, was arrested when the vehicle he was operating was stopped on Corinth Rd. Miller was charged with no insurance, operating on a suspended license, possession of a controlled substance 1st degree (methamphetamine), possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

On 07/03/2024, Dillon Nicholas (25) of Gilbertsville KY, was arrested on a bench warrant issued out of Marshall District Court for the charge of failure to appear in court.

On 07/05/2024, Jacob “Drew” Does (39) of Gilbertsville KY, was arrested when deputies were called to the scene of a disturbance on Little Bear Hwy. Adult victim was transported to the hospital for the injuries sustained during the assault. Child victim who was also assaulted by Does was transported to another location. When deputies attempted to arrest Does he became violent and resisted deputies. Does attempted to assault deputies and once placed in police cruiser Does attempted to break the windows out of the police cruiser. Does was charged with assault 1st degree (domestic violence), assault 4th degree (child abuse), resisting arrest, terroristic threatening, criminal mischief 1st degree, endangering the welfare of a minor, criminal mischief 3rd degree and menacing. Does was out of custody on a personal recognizance bond for a pending criminal mischief 1st degree charge when he was arrested on the new charges.

On 7/05/2024, Amy Felts (40) of Benton KY, was charged with assault 4th degree (domestic violence).

07/02/2024, Jessica Stamper (36) of Calvert City KY, was arrested on 2 bench warrants issued out of Marshall Circuit Court for the charges of Probation Violation.

On 07/02/2024, David Cline (55) of Benton KY, was arrested on a criminal complaint warrant issued out Marshall District Court for the charge of terroristic threatening 3rd degree and harassing communications.

On June 27, 2024, the Kentucky State Police Post 1 began investigating the death of Jesse Moore, 44 years old of Benton, KY. Moore was found to be deceased by investigators at his residence in the Possum Trot area of Marshall County and foul play is suspected. Information leading to the arrest or indictment of the individual or individuals involved may result in a reward of $1,000. Anyone with information regarding the death of Jesse Moore is asked to call the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721. Information may also be provided anonymously through West Kentucky Crime Stoppers by texting WKY to 738477. You will be linked to an anonymous reporting form. You may also contact WKY Crime Stoppers at 270-444-TELL

On 06/30/2024, Murray Akers (43) of Mayfield KY, was arrested on a warrant issued out of Graves County for the charge of trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree (methamphetamine).

On 06/30/2024, Steven Warfield (47) of Eddyville KY, was arrested when the vehicle he was operating was stopped on I24 in Marshall County. Warfield was charged with driving on a DUI suspended license 2nd offense.

On 06/28/2024, Joshua Williams (43) of Benton KY, was arrested for being a fugitive from justice due to being wanted in the state of TN. Warrant in TN was for the charge of aggravated stalking.

On 06/29/2024, Christie Stafford (50) of Hardin KY, was arrested when the vehicle she was operating was stopped on US 68 E in Marshall County. Stafford was arrested for the charge of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol 1st offense.

On 07/01/2024, Jody Rodger (29) of Hardin KY, was arrested on 2 bench warrants issued out of Marshall district court both for the charges of failure to appear, when the vehicle he was operating was stopped on Old Olive Road in Marshall County. Rodgers was also arrested for operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license, no insurance and other traffic offenses.

On 07/01/2024, Joshua Brock (29) of Fulton KY, was arrested on bench warrant issued out of Graves District Court for the charge of contempt of court. Brock was also arrested for violation of KY EPO/DVO.

On 07/01/2024, Christopher Davis (30) of Benton KY, was arrested and charged with violation of conditions of release.

On 07/01/2024, Anthony Finley (51) of Paducah KY, was arrested on a criminal complaint warrant for the charges of strangulation 1st degree, assault 1st degree and criminal mischief 1st degree.


NEWS RELEASE: Kentucky State Police Investigating Murder in Marshall County

Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 1 received a call at approximately 8:30pm CT on June 27th from the US Forestry Service regarding an abandoned vehicle that was located in Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Troopers were requested to conduct a welfare check on the individual who was known to regularly operate the vehicle, Jesse Moore, 44 years old of Benton, KY.

Troopers responeded to a residence in the Possom Trot area of Marshall County to attempt to make contact with Jesse Moore. When they arrived at the residence, they located a deceased male who appeared to have suffered from a gunshot wound.

An autopsy was conducted on June 29th, during which the identity of the deceased male was confirmed to be Jesse Moore. Foul play is suspected in the death of Jesse Moore and the investigation remains ongoing by Post 1 detectives.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to contact KSP Post 1 at 270-856-3721. Citizens may also report tips confidentially through the KSP website Tip Form.

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