Police arrest woman accused of helping her boyfriend avoid apprehension
A Bowling Green woman is facing multiple criminal charges after police said she intentionally helped her boyfriend avoid capture.
Bowling Green police responded July 11 to the 2241 Smallhouse Road home of Hali Clark, 25, after she and her boyfriend Benjamin Pedigo, 26, got into an argument, according to Clark’s arrest citation. Pedigo was not on the scene at that time
Police told Clark Pedigo was wanted on a criminal warrant and to turn him in if he returned to her home.
Monday, police say Pedigo in Clark’s front yard. Police said they attempted to stop him but he ran away, according to her citation.
Officers obtained a search warrant for Clark’s home where they said in her citation, they found suspected methamphetamine, two sets of digital scales and two pipes that contained suspected marijuana residue.
Acting on a tip that Pedigo had returned to the home Wednesday, police returned and took him into custody after he slipped out of the house and lead police on a short foot pursuit, according to his arrest citation.
Clark told police she was waiting to turn him in until she could round up bond money.
She is charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance first offense methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and second-degree hindering prosecution or apprehension.
Pedigo is charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance first offense methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, second-degree fleeing or evading police on foot and second-degree disorderly conduct.