Author: Deborah Highland

Report: Man accused of beating his son while 2 other men watched

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Bowling Green man is accused of beating his son while two other men are accused of watching the beating take place as one of the two men filmed it. Nesean Quintez Darvin, 25, was charged Wednesday with one count of first-degree criminal abuse, according to his arrest citation. Darvin is 5 feet 11 inches tall…

Jury convicts Bowling Green man of rape

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Warren County jury decided Thursday that a Bowling Green man is guilty of rape and unlawful transaction with a minor. Kolten Drake Dunn, 20, was charged in 2019 with unlawfully entering the home of a 12-year-old girl through a front bedroom window and engaging in sexual intercourse with her, according to his initial arrest citation….

Homeland Security employee indicted on federal child pornography charges

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A federal grand jury indicted a Homeland Security employee Wednesday on five counts of receiving child pornography. In a federal criminal complaint filed against Jason W. Durrett, 47, on July 28, the FBI agent investigating the case said Durrett sent clothed photos of a female minor who is believed to be related to him to another…

Masks to be required in county buildings

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, Warren County Judge-Executive Mike Buchanon announced Friday during Warren County Fiscal Court that anyone entering a county building beginning Monday will be required to wear a mask. This extends to all county owned buildings including the Warren County Courthouse and parks department buildings. Currently the courthouse requires everyone who…

Search warrant leads to recovery of seven stolen vehicles in Hadley area

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Following a Thursday search in Hadley, Warren County Sheriff’s deputies recovered seven stolen vehicles at a piece of property in the Hadley community, Warren County Sheriff Brett Hightower. Deputies obtained a warrant to search 1900 Hadley Sharer Road, the home of Larry Dale Gidcumb, where they found weapons and stolen vehicles, Hightower said. Gidcumb had left…

BGPD called to crash on Scottsville Road Wednesday

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green police were called Wednesday evening to a wreck near the intersection of Scottsville Road and Woodhurst Street. The collision involved a motorcycle and and SUV. An accident reconstruction was underway at 6:44 p.m. The driver of the motorcycle was flown to a Nashville trauma center. The passenger on the motorcycle was taken to a…

One injured in wreck on Louisville Road

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Bowling Green man who was driving a moped on Louisville Road was critically injured Wednesday morning after being struck by pick up truck. At 8:53 a.m. a moped driver was hit at Louisville Road and Plum Springs Loop. The driver of the bike was ejected and the bike landed off of the road and caught…

Beshear issues mask mandate for all K-12 schools

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear said in response to the highly contagious COVID-19 delta variant and recent U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, he will require the following via an executive order: All individuals – all teachers, staff, students and visitors – must cover their nose and mouth with a face covering when indoors in…

Bank robber threatens to blow up bank

0245CB27-5A82-4D22-9E67-8E98348AC5D2E3C103BB-9CA3-4341-9707-E0117517497E BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – German American Bank on Campbell Lane and the area surrounding the bank was evacuated Thursday afternoon after a robber left a box inside and threatened to blow up the building. The robber was described by witnesses as a middle Eastern man, about 5 feet, 8 inches tall with short dark hair. He was wearing a…