Golf cart wreck

Melinda Ezell, 51, of Princeton, was traveling just off West Fork Road operating a golf cart when she ran off the edge of the roadway. Ezell and passenger, David Duncan, 53, were taken to Caldwell Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

On April 1, at approximately 9:14 p.m., while on patrol Deputy Evan Head observed a vehicle on Grandview Drive operating in a reckless manner. Upon conducting a traffic stop and following further investigation Deputy Head charged and arrested Michael Martin, 27, of Marion, with opeating a vehicle under the influence, possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance, first degree, second offense (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia. Deputy Head was assisted on the scene by Deputy Jeremy Kolba. Martin was lodged in the Caldwell County jail.

On April 5, at approximately 10:57 a.m., Caldwell County deputies were dispatched to the area of Wallace Fork Road in reference to an overturned golf cart, with possible injuries. Upon arriving at the scene and following investigation, Deputy Chad Hawkins determined Melinda Ezell, 51, of Hopkinsville Road, Princeton, was traveling just off Wallace Fork Road when she ran off the edge of the roadway. Ezell overcorrected and while attempting to regain control, the golf cart overturned onto its side on the roadway. Ezell and David Duncan, 53, also of Hopkinsville Road, were transported by EMS to Caldwell Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.