An Elkton man was arrested on Tuesday after police there say they received a citizen complaint about a person lying in a ditch on the side of the road.
Police say Andrew D. Blake of Elkton was charged with Public Intoxication after a concerned resident reported a man was lying in a ditch on the side of West Main Street at David Mill Road.
Upon arrival, officers allegedly observed Blake leaning against a pole to keep from falling down and noticed his speech was slurred and his eyes were red and bloodshot and had dilated pupils.
During questioning, police say Blake admitted that he ingested illegal narcotics and was booked into the Todd County Detention Center without incident.
A Trenton woman was injured in a single vehicle wreck Thursday.
Todd County Sheriff's Deputy Tracy White says 53-year old Deborah Page of Trenton was northbound on Guthrie Highway and traveled off the right side of the roadway to avoid a deer and overturned.
Ms. Page was transported by Todd County EMS to Gateway Medical Center for shoulder pain.
A public defender has been appointed to represent a Todd County teen who is accused of murdering his adopted sister back in February 2011.
Garrett Dye appeared in Todd Circuit Court today, where Judge Tyler Gil appointed his case to the Public Defender’s Office and set a new trial date of March 24th.
Dye was previously represented by Dennis Ritchie
As previously reported, Dye’s 50-year sentence was overturned after the Kentucky Supreme Court determined his confession is inadmissible in court.
On November 25th, 2011 Dye was sentenced to 50 years for murder, 12 months for resisting arrest and three years for tampering with evidence, to run concurrently.
Dye is accused of the brutal killing of his adopted sister, 9-year old Amy Dye, whose lifeless body was found February 5th, 2011 near Dogwood Lane.
The likelihood of severe weather has postponed Halloween activities in Todd County.
Todd County Emergency Management Director Tim Pulley says after going over the weather forecast and consulting with other local officials, they decided to postpone trick or treating and other activities until 5:30 until 7:30 Friday evening.
Pulley says the move was made with safety in mind, as the Storm Prediction Center has highlighted western Kentucky for a slight risk of severe weather Thursday.
An Elkton man was seriously injured in a wreck Monday afternoon that closed both westbound lanes of US 68-80 in Todd County for several hours.
Officials at Vanderbilt University Medical Center say Manuel Weaver of Elkton is in stable condition after he was transferred there from a local hospital.
Weaver was driving a tractor westbound on 68-80 about three miles west of Elkton, when he somehow became involved in an accident with a semi. No other details on the collision are available and the other driver was not hurt.