The Princeton Police Department reported the following activity:
• At 7:56 a.m., officers responded to a criminal mischief complaint at Farmer’s Bank. Officers found that the bank building and the ATM kiosk had been spray painted with blue paint. Officers responded to another call at the First Southern Bank at 8:10 a.m. where the bank building had blue spray paint on it as well. Officers were also contacted by Integra Bank with the same type of criminal activity. Investigation revealed that Jesse D. Sowell, 25, homeless, committed the criminal mischief. Sowell was issued a citation for four counts of criminal mischief ,3rd degree.
• At 12:15 p.m., officers served a Caldwell County Indictment Warrant at the jail to Thomas Q. Towery, 30, of Dawson Springs charging him with wanton endangerment, 1st Degree, possession of handgun by convicted felon, assault, 4th degree — domestic violence, unlawful imprisonment, 1st degree, and persistent felony offender 1st.
• At 1:12 p.m., officers responded to an intoxicated male causing a disturbance at Ruler Foods. Officers made contact with Robert L. Nichols, 44, of Princeton and determined that he was under the influence of intoxicants. Nichols was taken into custody and charged with Public Intoxication.
• At 1:38 p.m., officers responded to the 500 block of North Harrison Street for a domestic disturbance. Officers made contact with Dawson J. Teague, 19, of Princeton. Investigation revealed that a physical altercation had occurred. Teague started yelling at officers and made threatening statements toward them. Officers detained Teague and he continued making threats toward officers. He was arrested and charged with yerroristic yhreatening, 3rd degree.
• At 10:42 a.m., officers arrested Michael E. Sims, 40, of Princeton as a result of a forgery investigation. Officers were contacted by the victim on 07/13/2020 and advised that seven of his checks were cashed without his permission. Investigation revealed that Sims cashed the checks and he was subsequently charged with seven counts of criminal possession of forged instruments, 2nd degree.
• At 12:34 p.m., officers responded to Kay’s Kitchen for a single vehicle accident. Officers made contact with Michael C. Bartee, 42, of Wilmore and investigation revealed that he was under the influence of intoxicants. Officers were also told by witnesses that Bartee had tried to hide a camouflage bag before officers arrived on scene. Officers were shown the bag and it was found to contain marijuana and paraphernalia. Bartee was taken into custody and charged with DUI, 1st offense, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.