Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

October 25, 2012

9:22 MORNING UPDATE: Three arrested by Glasgow police

Staff report
Glasgow Daily Times


The Glasgow Police Department released three uniform citations for arrests in the last 24 hours.

Justin C. Meek, 29, of Glasgow, was arrested early Thursday morning and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol / drugs (first offense), reckless driving and rear license plate not illuminated.

According to a Glasgow Police Department report, a police officer observed Meek's vehicle striking the yellow line of the roadway after making a right-hand turn onto Beaver Trail Road from Veterans Outer Loop.

After making contact with Meek, the police officer detected an odor of alcoholic beverage coming from the vehicle.

Meek told the police officer that he had drank one beer. Meek failed field sobriety tests, but had a 0.094 on a breathalyzer test, according to the police report.

Meek was transported to the Barren County Detention Center then was released a few hours later. His bond is pending. Meek is scheduled to appear in court Nov. 9, according to information posted on the jail's website.

Wesley A. Pitcock, 26, of Glasgow, was arrested Wednesday and charged with theft by unlawful taking / disposition (shoplifting).

Glasgow police responded to 310 N. Franklin St. in reference to a complaint that three people shoplifted at Family Dollar on Columbia Avenue.

Upon arrival, Sgt. Brad Lewis was talking with the people at the home and through an investigation it was determined that Pitcock and Phillip Smith were the people Family Dollar employees identified as the possible shoplifters, according to a police report.

Pitcock admitted to stealing three beef sticks from the store and eating them on the way back to the house. The value of the beef sticks was $3, stated the police report.

Pitcock was transported to the Barren County Detention Center. His bond is pending. He is scheduled to appear in court Oct. 26.

Shawn Tyler Nuckols, 21, of Campbellsville, was arrested Thursday for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol / drugs (first offense, aggravated circumstances), operating a motor vehicle on a suspended / revoked operator's license and leaving the scene of an accident / failure to render aid or assistance.

Sgt. Jared Steele with the Glasgow Police Department responded to T.J. Samson Community Hospital emergency room in reference to a woman, Ashley Stratton, who had been brought to the hospital with lacerations to her foot, according to a Glasgow Police Department report.

Nuckols was observed on hospital surveillance camera footage striking a Ford F150 pickup truck as he left the hospital parking lot. When Nuckols returned to the hospital, Steele identified him as being the person involved in the hit and run wreck.

In his report, Steele said he noticed a strong odor of alcohol on Nuckols' person. Stratton also admitted that she and Nuckols had been drinking all night and that Nuckols brought her to the hospital.

Steele also noted that Nuckols' eyes were red and bloodshot and that he had failed field sobriety tests. Nuckols also refused a breathalyzer test, the report stated.

Nuckols was lodged in the Barren County Detention Center. His bond is pending.