Note: The following is only a record of arrests and law enforcement activity. Those listed are considered innocent unless found guilty in court.
Princeton Police Department:
Investigation led to a third-degree terroristic threatening charge for a 16-year-old juvenile. Officers received information that the juvenile had made threats in an online game. The juvenile was cited and released to a guardian.
8:17 p.m. Officers responded to a shoplifting complaint at Food Giant on East Legion Drive.
4:35 p.m. Officers responded to a domestic assault on Lakeshore Drive. The victim told officers she was assaulted by Joshua G Cooper, 33. Cooper had left the scene before officers arrived, but later turned himself in at the police department. He was charged with fourth-degree assault, first-degree strangulation, violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO, and first-degree wanton endangerment.
9:51 p.m. Officers responded to a complaint of an intoxicated driver on 62 west. Officers located a vehicle matching the description and stopped it at Taco Bell on 62 west. When officers approached the vehicle they detected a strong odor of alcohol. The driver, Joshua R Keith, 32, failed field sobriety tests and was taken into custody. He was charged with DUI, first offense.
4:40 p.m. Officers responded to a complaint at Highland Homes on Stevens Avenue. Employees told officers that a patient was seen smoking drugs. Officers cited Will E. Vickery, 40, to appear in court on charges of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first offense, and buying/possession of drug paraphernalia.
10:28 p.m Officers arrested Shelbie T. Newberry, 41, on a Hopkins County bench warrant charging her with contempt of court.
A joint investigation with the Hopkinsville Police Department has led to charges for a Princeton woman. On Oct. 2, officers were contacted by Hopkinsville Police in reference to a shoplifting case they were investigating. Their investigation led them to identify, Hailey L. Bargeron, 31, as a suspect in several thefts from the Hopkinsville Hobby Lobby. Officers went to Bargeron's residence to interview her about the thefts and discovered stolen items and drugs. Bargeron was taken into custody and charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), first offense; third-degree possession of a controlled substance; and receiving stolen property under $10,000. She was also served Caldwell and Christian County warrants charging her with failure to appear and theft by unlawful taking, $500 or more but under $10,000.
11:38 a.m. Officers arrested Austin C. Watkins, 22, on Caldwell County bench warrants charging him with two counts of failure to appear). When he was booked into jail, he was found to be in possession of three replica $100 bills. Watkins attempted to use the fake money for credit on his jail account. He was subsequently charged with first-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.
2:06 p.m. Officers arrested Kara D. Legrand, 27, on a Lyon County warrant charging her with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (less than 2 grams of methamphetamine), first offense. A search produced a bag of suspected synthetic marijuana. She was also charged with possession of synthetic drugs, first offense. While processing Legrand at the police department, she slipped out of her handcuffs and fled. She was located a short time later and charged with second-degree escape.
2:42 p.m. Officers arrested Sabrina F. Wilkerson, 37, on a Caldwell County warrant charging her with theft by unlawful taking under $500.
7:25 p.m. Officers responded to a theft complaint on Grace Street. The victim told officers a car was taken from the residence. Officers located the vehicle on Cox Street. Cailynn D Ramage was located hiding in a shed in close proximity to the vehicle. Ramage failed field sobriety tests and was taken into custody. She was charged with theft by unlawful taking, $500 or more but less than $10,000, driving on a suspended or revoked license, second-degree criminal trespass, and DUI, first offense.
12:11 p.m. Officers responded to a complaint of an emergency protection order violation in the 800 block of Mechanic Street. Officers arrived and found Christine M Strazzabosco, 30, in violation. She was arrested and charged with violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO. She was also served a Caldwell County bench warrant charging her with failure to appear.
2:02 p.m. Officers arrested Monty J. Lane, 53, East Young Street, on a Crittenden County bench warrant charging him with contempt of court.
9:12 p.m. Officers stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on 62 west. Upon approaching the vehicle officers detected an odor of alcoholic beverages. The driver, Rodney M. O'Steele, failed field sobriety tests and was taken into custody. He was charged with DUI, first offense.
1:13 p.m. Officers stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Varmint Trace Road. Further investigation revealed Lestarzan L. Redd, 35, had a suspended license. He was taken into custody and charged with expired registration, no insurance, first offense, and driving on a DUI suspended license, first offense.
5:26 p.m. Officers served a Caldwell County indictment at the jail to Henry W. Cotton, 55, charging him with first-degree assault, first-degree wanton endangerment, theft by unlawful taking of a firearm, tampering with physical evidence, and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.
11:56 a.m. Officers responded to a two-vehicle collision on North Jefferson Street. Investigation revealed James C. Croft, 47, was attempting to make a right turn into Planters Bank in a 2019 Chevrolet Pickup when his vehicle was rear ended. Treila L. Breeden was traveling north on North Jefferson in a 2005 Hyundai and did not see that Croft was slowing. Breeden was transported to Caldwell Medical Center with minor injuries. Officers were assisted at the scene by Princeton Fire Department.