Author: Deborah Highland

Teen accused of endangering people during police chase

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A woman driving a car with a false Oklahoma tag on it is accused of fleeing from police in two school zones while schools were dismissing for the day. Sarah Miller, 19, was driving a car at the junction of Ky. 101 and U.S. 68 in Smiths Grove Tuesday when Kentucky State Police attempted to stop…

Man accused of breaking his estranged wife’s eye socket

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Kentucky State Police arrested an Alvaton man Sunday after they said he intentionally rammed a vehicle occupied by his estranged wife. Michael Andrew Douglas, 35, was charged Sunday with second-degree assault domestic violence, resisting arrest and first-degree wanton endangerment after an incident involving his estranged wife at her current home in Alvaton. Douglas is accused of…

Man robs Tobacco America

Man robs Tobacco AmericaMan robs Tobacco America BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green police are investigating a Thursday afternoon robbery reported at Tobacco America, 710 Morgantown Road. At 1:08 p.m. police responded to the store where the clerk said a heavy set white man entered and demanded money, Bowling Green Police Officer Ronnie Ward said. The clerk complied and the…

Sheriff’s office looks for two ‘non-compliant’ sex offenders

Pictured L to R: Martin, Papajeski RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. – Following a lengthy investigation into the 55 registered sex offenders in Logan County, the sheriff’s office is looking for two men who are considered non-compliant on the Kentucky Sex Offender Registry. Benjamin Scott Papajeski, 32, is a 20-year registrant on the sex offender registry who was convicted in Kentucky of third-degree…

Grand jury indicts man on attempted murder of his mother

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Warren County grand jury indicted a Bowling Green man Wednesday who is accused of trying to kill his mother. Warren County Sheriff’s deputies answered a on the evening of July 22 at 241 Lamplighter Drive and upon arrival saw Matthew Harr, 33, standing over his mother Linda Harr, who was under the bushes next to…

Operation Pride I-65 beautification project to begin this winter

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Former Bowling Green mayor Johnny Webb announced Wednesday that Operation Pride has raised $1.3 million in private donations to fund the $2.5 million beautification project along five interstate ramps. As part of the BeautifI-65 project, the interstate entries into Bowling Green will include landscaping, fencing and signage, Webb said during the Bowling Green Rotary Club meeting…

Franklin police officer struck by car

FRANKLIN, Ky. – Franklin police are searching for a man who they said struck a police officer as the man was trying to flee from them. At 3:20 a.m. Monday, police were called to Walmart about a suspicious person who may have been under the influence of drugs, according to a release from the department. When officers made contact with…

Man accused of selling drugs near school

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – After police received a tip about possible drug activity, they arrested a Bowling Green man who is accused of multiple drug trafficking offenses. Officers responded to 2001 Rock Creek Road, Apt. 8B, late Monday night and said they could smell a marijuana odor coming from the apartment building. The occupant of the apartment, David Lochner gave…