Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

December 10, 2012

2:45 AFTERNOON UPDATE: GPD makes several arrests over weekend

Staff report
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW —

Three people were arrested over the weekend for shoplifting at local stores.

Katrina K. Craig, 30, of Edmonton, was arrested Friday and charged with theft by unlawful taking under $500 (shoplifting) when she was observed by loss prevention officers with Hibbett's sporting goods store concealing a black and green pair of tennis shoes in her purse.

According to a Glasgow Police Department report, Craig walked past all points of sale, exited the store and got into a 1999 Chevy.

The car was pulled over by police officers who found the shoes inside the car. Craig told police she took them without paying for them. Hibbett store personnel identified the shoes as being the ones that were taken from the store, the police report stated.

Craig was transported to the Barren County Detention Center. She was leased from jail on Saturday, according to the jail's website.

Laurie A. Sharp, 37, of Glasgow, was also arrested Friday for theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting).

Police officers responded to Kmart to a report of a woman shoplifting. Upon arrival, police employees spoke with the store's loss prevention officers who said Sharp attempted to conceal clothes, candy, a book and a toy gun.

Sharp attempted to leave the store with the items and was detained by the store's loss prevention employees until police officers arrived, the report stated.

Sharp was transported to the Barren County Detention Center. Sharp was released from jail on Saturday, according to the jail's website.

Mary Colvin, 49, of Horse Cave, was arrested Saturday and charged with theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting) and alcohol intoxication at Walmart.

Police officers responded to Walmart to a report of a shoplifter. Upon the police officers' arrival, Colvin was concealing items from the store. When police officers spoke to her, one of the police officers noticed a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on her person, stated a police report.

The items she had been attempting to conceal were returned to the store's loss prevention employees and Colvin was placed under arrest, the report stated.

She was transported to the Barren County Detention Center. She was released from jail Sunday, according to the jail's website.

James E. Vibbert, 35, of Glasgow, was cited Saturday and charged with second-degree possession of a controlled substance (drug unspecified) and prescription (controlled substance) not in original container (first offense).

Vibbert was pulled over by Glasgow police. Vibbert was asked to step out of the car after police discovered the vehicle had no insurance. Vibbert was patted down for safety and then asked if his person could be searched, a police report stated.

Vibbert agreed to the search and a pill bottle with a small pink pill inside, which was identified by poison control as Lortab 7.5 milligram (a schedule three narcotic). Pill was not in proper container and was mixed with amoxicillin, a police report stated.

Vibbert is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 28, the report stated.

Chad E. Chaney, 40, Glasgow, was arrested and charged with no/expired registration plates, failure of non-owner/operator to maintain registration/insurance (first offense), operating a motor vehicle on expired operator's license, license to be in possession, resident not using license of other state and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/alcohol (first offense).

Police observed Chaney driving along Happy Valley Road with expired tags. They verified through dispatch that the registration on the car had expired in July.

Chaney was unable to provide a license and stated he was licensed through Illinois, a police report stated.

Police verified through dispatch that Chaney did have an Illinois driver's license, but that his license had expired. Police also learned that Chaney's insurance had expired in September, the report stated.

Chaney was asked to exit the vehicle and when he did police observed his pupils being constricted. Chaney told police he had taken two hydrocodone tablets earlier that morning.

Chaney was transported to T.J. Samson Community Hospital, where he refused a test of his blood and urine. He told police had been a Kentucky resident for almost a year.

Chaney was transported to the Barren County Detention Center. He was released from jail on Sunday, according to the jail's website.

Justin D. Hunt, 32, of Glasgow, was arrested on Sunday and charged with careless driving, failure to give proper signal and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol (first offense).

Police observed Hunt traveling south on U.S. 31E on the center line. Hunt turned left onto Old Prichardsville Road, failing to give a turn signal.

Police spoke with Hunt and in doing so detected a strong odor of alcohol, a police report stated.

Hunt was transported to the Barren County Detention Center.

Casie Anette Cowan, 20, of Seymour, Tenn., was arrested Sunday and charged with no/expired registration plate (other state) and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs under the age of 21 (first offense).

Police observed Cowan stop at a green light on Scottsville Road. Upon observation, police noticed Cowan's registration plate had expired in August.

After pulling her over, police also noticed a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on her, a police report stated.

Cowan was arrested and transported to the Barren County Detention Center. She was released from jail later that same day, according to the jail's website.

Barry D. Poteet, 24, of Scottsville, was cited on Sunday for rear license not being illuminated, failure to produce insurance card, possession of marijuana and buy/possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police observed Poteet driving along Grandview Drive with license plate not illuminated.

Upon making contact with Poteet, police learned he could not produce a valid insurance card and detected the odor of marijuana. When police questioned Poteet about the marijuana, he admitted to having a small amount inside the car, stated a police report.

Poteet gave police permission to search the car, which led to discovery of a small bag of suspected marijuana and a homemade pipe containing suspected marijuana residence. Poteet admitted to having consumed marijuana earlier the same day, the police report stated.